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Can psoriasis be controlled with diet?

Can psoriasis be controlled with diet?

Psoriasis diet: If you think some foods are aggravating your psoriasis, stop them for a few days and see. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Can eczema be controlled by my diet?

Can eczema be controlled by my diet?

It can if....: ...It is being caused by a sensitivity to something in your diet. If, for instance, you are sensitive to milk protein, then removing that from your diet may help. If, on the other hand, you are sensitive to perfumes, changing your diet won't help. Probiotics added to your diet on a daily basis have been shown in some studies to help improve eczema. ...Read more

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Can lupus(sle) be controlled through yoga?

Can lupus(sle) be controlled through yoga?

May help: Relaxation and mind body techniqueswill not hurt and may be helpful .However if your lupus is systemic do not a ok'd proper evaluation and treatment if necessary.If yoga helps you could possibly decrease the dose of medication or get off it if successful. ...Read more

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Can there be a special diet for people with lupus?

Can there be a special diet for people with lupus?

No: The only specific suggestion i would make is to minimize salt intake. If you are on prednisone, limit carbs as well. ...Read more

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How can candidiasis be prevented and controlled?

How can candidiasis be prevented and controlled?

Meds and life style: Hi, first you need to irradicate fungus from your system, which could be not as easy as taking meds for it. Second, you need to be on sugar/simple carbs free diet for at least 6-12 months. Thrid, you need to restore healthy gastro-intestinal flora. ...Read more

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Can depression be fully cured or it can be just managed with medicines, therapy etc?

Can depression be fully cured or it can be just managed with medicines, therapy etc?

Managed, but ...: Depression is best thought of as a chronic illness with recurrent episodes that are separated by periods of remission. For many, a depressive episode will go into remission on it's own, but will take 9-24 months to do so. Treatment of depression helps shorten episodes and lengthen periods of remission. Depression may not recur if the diagnosis was adjustment disorder. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can inflammation from celiac disease be treated with steroids? Is that customary or is altering diet only treatment?

Can inflammation from celiac disease be treated with steroids? Is that customary or is altering diet only treatment?

Only diet: The main treatment for celiac disease is to avoid eating any foods that contain gluten. Even the smallest amount of gluten is harmful and can cause symptoms in some people. No steroid. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Is it true that you can change your diet and cure?

Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Is it true that you can change your diet and cure?

NO: There is no cure for ra. Anyone who says differently is just trying to sell you something. I do not discourage my patients from trying diet changes or supplements, but i would never use the word "cure" in the same sentence. ...Read more

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Can excema be cured or just managed?

Can excema be cured or just managed?

Managed: It is often a chronic condition, but may go into remission if triggers can be avoided. For contact dermatitis identifying contact allergy with patch testing is important. Identificatuon of trigger foods with possible oral desentisation with oral desntization has been shown to lead to eczema free skin in about two thirds of individuals in 2 years. ...Read more

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Can glaucoma be treated with acupuncture?

Can glaucoma be treated with acupuncture?

Yes: Yes approp accupuncute has been shown to reduce ocular pressure, specifically manipulation of the ub, st and gb channels has been shown to be helpful. Would recommend as adjuvant therapy to traditional medical therapy, not first line treatment. ...Read more

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Creatinine is 3. Can it be controlled with medicines..

Creatinine is 3. Can it be controlled with medicines..

More important Q: Before one can ask whether high creatinine can be "controlled with medications", it is more important to figure out WHY one has an impaired renal function. That is, is this an acute kidney injury (in the setting of severe dehydration, use of kidney-unfriendly medicines or toxins) or does he/she have chronic kidney disease (e.g. diabetes, longstanding high blood pressure, auto-immune diseases) ...Read more

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Can tinea versicolor be controlled by having a particular diet like no yeast or sugar?

Can tinea versicolor be controlled by having a particular diet like no yeast or sugar?

No: Tinea versicolor is a chronic fungal skin infection. To make it go away (temporarily), you have to kill the fungus by using anti-fungal medications like clotrimazole, ketoconazole, or miconazole.Otc dandruff shampoos applied for 10 minutes each day in the shower may also help. It is not caused by eating yeast or sugar. It often recurs, especially in warm months/climate. ...Read more

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Can borderline hypertension be managed with magnesium supplementation?

Can borderline hypertension be managed with magnesium supplementation?

No: No. Salt restriction, ideal body weight, and exercise are the only things that help other than medication. Avoid NSAIDs, licorice, and convenience foods. Potato chips, pretzels,salted nuts, and french fries are "the kiss of death". Sorry. ...Read more

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Can bisolol can be used in hypertensive pt with diabetes?

Can bisolol can be used in hypertensive pt with diabetes?

Yes: bisoprolol can be used for high blood pressure or heart disease in diabetes. It belongs to beta-blockers class so potential side effect is that it can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. It depends on individual risk/benefit evaluation to use it or not. In selected patients we do use it. Also if kidneys are slow dose needs to be lowered. good luck! ...Read more

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Can severe symptoms of psoriatic arthritis be reduced with routine medications?

Can severe symptoms of psoriatic arthritis be reduced with routine medications?

Yes, but...: Psoriatic arthritis can be a very inflammatory disease. We all want pain relief for our patients, but rheumatologists understand the need to reduce inflammation, because it portends continued damge to joints, as well as much earlier cardiac disease. My personal favorites: sulfasalazine with methotrexate, the latter given sc. Some, albeit few, patients need tnf-alpha inhibitors. ...Read more

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Is there a diet that can help with glaucoma?

Is there a diet that can help with glaucoma?

None: No specific diet promoted at this time other than a general healthy diet without any nutritional deficiencies. ...Read more

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Foods not to eat/avoid if diagnosed with psoriatic athritis.

Foods not to eat/avoid if diagnosed with psoriatic athritis.

Eat healthy: While no specific diet can completely resolve psoriatic arthritis, eat healthy. Patients with psoriatic arthritis have higher risk for cardiovascular disease and being on a healthy diet could help reduce the risk. Talk more about this with your physician. ...Read more

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Can heart blockages be successfully treated with meds, exercise and a heart-healthy diet?

Can heart blockages  be successfully treated with meds, exercise and a heart-healthy diet?

No: Once a blood vessel gets bstructed the reversal process it s almost impossible. There is a remodeling taking place in the vessel lumen that can lead to recanalization but not very often.. Usually the ischemic changes dont allow the remodelling process to take place in a timely fashion manner. But exercise and diet can prevent further blockages. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more