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Doctor insights on: Calcium Metabolism Cppd

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How does alcohol affect body's metabolism or calcium level?

How does alcohol affect body's metabolism or calcium level?

Only in excess: Many studies have shown that a woman who drinks one alcoholic beverage a day or a man who has 2 drinks will live longer than those who drink more or less alcohol. Higher intakes can effect metabolism including calcium especially if there is a poor nutritional intake. ...Read more

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Could a long term infection with h pylori impair the metabolism of calcium, as well as the vitamin k?

Could a long term infection with h pylori impair the metabolism of calcium, as well as the vitamin k?

Not known to but...: I admire your persistence in asking this. I think the reason no one answered yet is no one knows, though I know of no evidence of this ; can think of no mechanism via which this might happen. However, see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3166673/ for an interesting possible association.
H. Pylori infection is a complex subject- see
http://www. Allaboutnutritionalhealing. Com/hpyloristory. ...Read more

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Why do we need calcium?

Why do we need calcium?

Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte). Consult with your doctor on how much calcium you might need. ...Read more

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How to boost our metabolism?

How to boost our metabolism?

Several ways: I recommend increasing your exercise during the day. Also eating several small meals throughout the day keeps the metabolism working ...Read more

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How to raise your metabolism?

How to raise your metabolism?

Speed metabolism.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read more

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How to increase my metabolism?

How to increase my metabolism?

Speed metabolism.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. Http://tinyurl. Com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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What is the danger of high calcium?

What is the danger of high calcium?

Multiple causes: High calcium in blood is a marker of something metabolically wrong. It can be anything from dehydration, to parathyroid disorder or some cancers. Therefore persistent hypercalcemia must be thoroughly investigated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium suppliment?

What is the best calcium suppliment?

1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-2000 mg elemental calcium each day in divided doses for prevention of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How much calcium shoudl I be taking?

1200 mg daily: A good rule of thumb for adults is 1200 mg daily plus what you take in with meals. Calcium supplements usually come in 600 mg tablets and you take one twice daily. They may contain vitamin d in the amount of 400 units each as well, though you can get them without the vit. D. Pending your age, risks, medical conditions etc, you should be safe. If quesitons, ask your pcp about you in particular. ...Read more

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What are alternate pathways of metabolism?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry but this forum is to answer specific medical questions, not to teach or debate science or scientific theory. You are asking a question that sounds like you want us to do your homework. I think you can understand that, like parents, we do not do your homework for you. Read the chapter and answer the questions you need to answer for school in your own words. ...Read more

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What happens when you have high metabolism?

What happens when you have high metabolism?

Many things.: It can also be like your automobile is "burning" unnecessary gasoline or that you my have a thyroid problem. Do you also have a rapid heart beat? Please see your family physician who can order some simple blood tests and give you a physical exam to get to the cause of "high metabolism". ...Read more

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What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

Several!: Too much vitamin d with large calcium doses. But a tumor (s) of your parathyroid gland is a major concern. It ccan be primary of secondary. Also, frequently overlooked, is hyperthyroidism. You need a pth, ionized calcium, 25-oh- vitamin d, and TSH obtained to check these out. Finally calcium can be elevated if your protein levels are too high. Doctors have formulae that can differentiate this! ...Read more

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What do you recomend to acelerate my metabolism?

What do you recomend to acelerate my metabolism?

Speed metabolism.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read more

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Wondering why should we increase our metabolism?

Wondering why should we increase our metabolism?

^ metabolism: You can increase metabolism by remaining physically active, building muscles and by maintaining adequate caloric intake. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is any way of speeding my metabolism?

Please tell me if there is any way of speeding my metabolism?

Yes: An excellent way to speed up your metabolism is to be physically active and to build muscle. ...Read more

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What are reasons why a person should increase their metabolism?

What are reasons why a person should increase their metabolism?

Since exercise: Is the only real way to do that other than in disease states (lack of thyroid hormone), this makes one healthier, and prevents diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more

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What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

Let me help: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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What are causes that my metabolism might be becoming slower? I don't go #2 as often as I used to.

What are causes that my metabolism might be becoming slower? I don't go #2 as often as I used to.

Many possibilities: Hi Annabell. Less frequent bowel movements can be a manifestation of slower metabolism, as seen in hypothyroidism. Also, metabolism slows with aging, but isn't necessarily accompanied by constipation. The constipation may be unrelated to any change in your metabolism. Get plenty of dietary fiber. You might want to discuss this with your doc and see whether any tests are warranted. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do rice have calcium?

Do rice have calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. Http://tinyurl. Com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Is calcium constipating?

Is calcium constipating?

Yes: Can be depending on dosage and other issues with diet. ...Read more

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How to speed up metabolism?

How to speed up metabolism?

Exercise daily: It is not quite clear to me what is your exact question, so give us some back ground.
Do you have excessive weight? To lose weight, you need to reduce your food intake (Ovoid oilyy/fried foods and reduce milk products and cut down on sugar and all sweets (Cakes/candy and ice cream). Daily exercise is the best remedy to keep your body healthy, fit and metabolically active! ...Read more

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Do ssris affect metabolism?

Do ssris affect metabolism?

THEY CAN: Some people gain weight on ssri's - but not everybody. If you do, consider diet if gain isn't tooo pronounced. Otherwise a change (9eg: to wellbutrin) may help. ...Read more

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Do some rice contain calcium?

Do some rice contain calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. Http://tinyurl. Com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Is S. Calcium level 8.4 low?

Calcium level: That depends on your albumin level. Here is a link to put your lab values into.
http://www. Mdcalc. Com/calcium-correction-for-hypoalbuminemia/ ...Read more

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How to solve slow metabolism?

Slow Metabolism: M asks: How 2 solve slow metabolism. ANS: Changing ur metabolism is difficult. What you can change is the number of calories u eat and burn. I recommend getting & out. If you watt to lose weight eat less, burn more, If you want to gain weight eat more burn less. Simple in concept. Difficult in execution. Good luck. Keep us posted. Good book is ISBN 13: 978-1-43914-059-8. DASH Diet: perfect 4 most. ...Read more

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How to have a fast metabolism?

How to have a fast metabolism?

Diet and exercise: Eating small frequent meals and performing aerobic exercise daily should help you to increase your metabolism. ...Read more