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Doctor insights on: Can Too Much Cortisol Come From Celiac Disease

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Where does uric acid come from? From eating too much steak, too many eggs, to much cheese, etc…?

Where does uric acid come from? From eating too much steak, too many eggs, to much cheese, etc…?

Uric acid: Uric acid results from the breakdown of purines predominately from meat.And animal byproducts. There ar hereditary factors that dictate this to some extent. At times there are metabolic abnormalities either with the excretion of uric acid or with a failure of improper metabolism of the uric acid resulting in gout. Vegetarians typically have low serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Celiac Disease (Definition)

An immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in ...Read more


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Does diabetes complications come from plainly just eating to much or just the high sugar itself?

Does diabetes complications come from plainly just eating to much or just the high sugar itself?

Poor control: Complications of diabetes results from poor control of your blood sugar. In order to avoid complications from diabetes, you must work hard to keep your blood sugar under the recommended levels and maintain an acceptable hemoglobin A1c level. Eating too much can lead to the high sugar levels. ...Read more

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Can diabetes complications come from plainly just eating to much or just the sugar itself?

Can diabetes complications come from plainly just eating to much or just the sugar itself?

Both: Simple sugars make your glucose go high very quickly and can be very harmful in a diabetic. Excessive eating will lead to same along with weight gain and bad effects over time but may be not as fast. ...Read more

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Can doing too much exercise cause cancer due to the free radicals?

Can doing too much exercise cause cancer due to the free radicals?

No, not really: You are reading too much into the theory of free radicals...So i would not take everything you read literally!. I am not sure we can even make a claim that free radicals cause cancer. So just relax and exercise as much as you can or want to. It can only do you much more good than any harm that i can think of. ...Read more

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What problems can result from having too high blood sugar?

What problems can result from having too high blood sugar?

Many: Short-term: blurred vision, excessive urination leading to dehydration & increased thirst, decreased ability to fight off infections. Long-term: damage to retinas, nerves, kidneys, and blood vessels and much higher risk of heart attack, stroke, and sudden death. ...Read more

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Can I get diabetes from eating too much candy?

Can I get diabetes from eating too much candy?

Yes and no: Candy intake itself does not cause diabetes. However, chronic candy consumption can certainly lead to weight gain, which is definetely a contributing factor to type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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Can you develope diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Can you develope diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Yep: You can get diabetes from eating too much of anything- as long as it results in being overweight or obese. Too much fat, sugars, protein- all of that can result in diabetes. ...Read more

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Can u get diabetes from too much sugar?

Can u get diabetes from too much sugar?

Sort of: You increase your risk of getting diabetes when you gain weight. So too much if anything can do it. ...Read more

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Could eating too much meat lead to inflammation?

Could eating too much meat lead to inflammation?

Possible: Obesity is an inflammtory state and eating any kind of food in excess will cause obesity. ...Read more

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What if I have too much iron in blood from too many pills?

What if I have too much iron in blood from too  many pills?

Iron overload: It is uncommon for iron overload to occur as a result of "too many pills". More likely etiologies are congenital disorders such as hemochromatosis or repetitive blood transfusions. It is important for you to be seen by a hematologist to determine how severe your iron overload is, what the etiology is, and what's the best treatment. ...Read more

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How can one die from celiac sprue disease?

How can one die from celiac sprue disease?

Rare complications: Long-term untreated celiac sprue can rarely be associated with lymphomas of the bowel-these can be fatal (also can be treated, cured sometimes), increased risk for esophageal cancer (bad disease); other conditions associated which uncommonly can lead to complications. Recognized and treated celiac patients can live long, full, healthy lives. ...Read more

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Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

Could cutting yourself too much cause blood disorders or diseases?

No disease unless..: Cutting yourself per se does not. However, if you cut yourself with a tainted instrument you can transmit hep b, c, or hiv. Then the would itself can become secondarily infected with bacteria. Not something you want to happen. ...Read more

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How can I help the pituitary gland function much better in an addison's disease sufferer?

How can I help the pituitary gland function much better in an addison's disease sufferer?

Adrenal or pituitary: What is the cause of your addison's? If the adrenals have failed, then the pituitary may be working fine, but the pituitary acth cannot stimulate a dead adrenal. If the pituitary is the cause of the addison's, then other hormones may also be affected. Best to discuss with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

No: No one has ever developed diabetes simply from eating too much sugar. Diabetes is more common as you get older, more common if you have a positive family history and is 70-90% related to being overweight. Yes, you can gain weight from eating too much sugar, but it's really total calories, as a gram of sugar has only 4 calories and it's 3,500 calories to gain a pound. ...Read more

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Can a person suffocate/die from eating too much?

Can a person suffocate/die from eating too much?

Yes it's possible: Although rare, it's possible. Reflux followed by aspiration in to lungs, choking, very rarely GI tract rupture are some of the causes in acute cases. In long term obesity kills you by metabolic syndrome and its consequences. ...Read more

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How does eating too much wheat hurt someone with celiac disease?

How does eating too much wheat hurt someone with celiac disease?

Things to ponder: Celiac disease represents a fluke in the immune system. People with celiac who ingest gluten containing foods trigger production of antibodies that attack their tissues as if they were an invading germ. Any exposure to wheat will do this. The antibodies can linger for months & degree of damage varies. This can be mild or life threatening. Heavy exposures create lots of antibody. ...Read more

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Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Can childhood asthma come back from prolonged stress? Is adrenal fatigue possible? How to strengthen adrenals?

Yes. No. GoodHabits?: Childhood asthma can come back, but if one is no longer a child, then it is just called asthma. The other way of looking at it is: the childhood asthma never completely left. Asthma symptoms come and go, so it's not surprising to come back. Adrenal Fatigue is a name some people use to describe some types of symptoms, but is not a real disorder. The symptoms are real, the "disorder" is not real. ...Read more