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No peanuts: Current consensus opinion is to eat everything with possible exception of peanuts. ...Read more
I am 19 weeks pregnant and I was wondering if it is safe to eat cocktail sauce now, because' it contains horseradish.?
Horseradish: Enjoy your cocktail sauce; it's ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 7 weeks pregnant & read that there is horseradish in shrimp cocktail sauce & it can cause a miscarriage, is this true?
Diet soda: Ah, my perennial problem! I give at least 2 lectures a week and always get invited to the cocktail parties. My solution is to have 1 drink, then ask for a club soda with lime, which everyone assumes is a gin & tonic. And I avoid those little platters full of snacks - each tidbit is about 1, 000 calories. Low-cal alternatives are always available, if you seek them out, or ask. ...Read more
The buzz: Because of the "buzz". This is an extremely dangerous practice. ...Read more
Do people dread cocktail parties because of what they do to their weight or see them as free food now?
Funny: I'm not sure what you're asking. Some people dread cocktail parties and some don't. For those who do dread cocktail parties I would imagine that the reasons are varied. Btw, people can manage what they eat and drink on their own. The presence of free food and drink does not force anyone to eat or drink it. ...Read more
Me and my husband are youing to start a family this June. I am on a cocktail of meds that I don't know are safe. Please help?
Is consuming two cocktails a day harmful to my health? It is ritualistic for me to participate in happy hour and helps take the edge off at days end
Alcoholism: It surely sounds like you have alcoholic thinking and perhaps even alcoholic drinking. Drinking daily is a good definition of an alcoholic. Perhaps going thirty days without drinking may be a good place to start to get some clarity. ...Read more
Has anyone used Myers cocktails? Are they safe? Do you have an opinion on whether they are effective for treating any conditions?
A Nutritional Lush?: You can get all that stuff with a healthy diet of green vegetables, fruits and nuts and more green vegetables. If you have a vitamin B12 deficiency you may need even extra but intravenous? There's nothing like a needle in the arm to tell your brain to tell you to HEAL THYSELF, NOW!! If you have a specific deficiency you need a doctor. Save the cocktails for Happy Hour. ...Read more
Query the benefits of a cocktail cup of cut-up small pieces of 3 or 4 different fruits compared with eating just 1 slice of only a particular fruit?
Both good: A matter of taste. Always good to eat fruit of mixed variety, not necessarily at the same meal in a fruit cup, unless you enjoy them together. ...Read more
Is mixing probiotics homemade drinks with alcool in a cocktail dangerous in any way to your health?
Want to reconsider?: Alcohol kills bacteria--that's why they swab your arm with an alcohol pad before drawing blood. If you mix the bacteria from your probiotics with an alcoholic beverage, what do think may happen to those otherwise beneficial living organisms? On a separate issue, immoderate alcohol consumption IS dangerous to your health. ...Read more
Customization: Treatment needs to tailored to the individuals characteristics as some medications may be indicated for CAD but may be contraindicated due to other diseases, e.G, beta blockers may not be suitable for someone with asthma, Aspirin would not be suitable for some one with stomach ulcer etc. ...Read more
Is drinking about 3 cocktails a night harmful for your health? Each cocktail has about 1 shot of 40 proof alcohol?
Yes: Moderate consumption is considered 1 drink daily for women and 2 for men. Drinking only once a week but consuming all 7/14 in one day does not count and would be considered binge drinking. Women are more susceptible to alcohol in its short term and long term effects and there are genetic non-gender differences also. Aging and addition of RX meds like cholesterol meds puts more stress on the liver. ...Read more
Can I take 10mg Ambien after having a cocktail that had 3-4oz. Of vodka in it. .. around 3 hours ago?? Is it safe or too risky?
Ambien EtOH: Probably can. What was proof of vodka? Do you still feel drunk? If so I would no take if till you don't feel tipsy. ...Read more
Does the HGH homemade cocktail based on a 3 tomatoes and 250 grams of broad beans and 250 grams of cabbage mixed in a blender make you taller?
No: There's no such thing as an hgh cocktail. Also, at your age you've already attained your maximum height. There are no magic foods that will make you grow vertically, only horizontally if you eat too much and become overweight. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
My doc in denver b4 I moved. Told me "good luck on loosing wt with the cocktail of psych meds ur on" was she right? Is it a hopeless cause to exercise
No! Not at all!:
Many psych meds do increase risk of weight gain but none make everyone gain weight. The only one you mention, Lamictal, does not seem to cause weight gain & may induce weight loss!
Exercise not only helps with weight but improves overall health & helps anxiety and depression.
A healthy diet is crucial for weight loss- I like Dr. Fuhrman's- see http://bit. Ly/1dHW9hT ...Read more
I have a decent cocktail of drugs I currently take. Aside from my gp is there some type of specialist that I can review them with to optimize the rxs?
How long for 5mg of compazine (prochlorperazine) to leave system? Had for migrain cocktail, feeling restless/anxious!
Liver/kidney at work: This medication has to be metabolized in the liver, and there are both biliary and kidney elimination routes, after liver clearance. Therefore, it might take 8 hours or longer. However, side effects might clear when blood level is gradually lower. ...Read more
Is it okay to take three Xanax (alprazolam) per day and one Ativan at night for sleep? This cocktail of meds seems a bit much......
I'm not a heavy or regular drinker, but had about 4 beers and a cocktail the other night. I'm on a COC pill. Does alcohol affect it in any way?
No: If you are not a regular/heavy drinker, your liver should be functioning normal, in which case, the COC should work just fine. ...Read more
Is there anyway to make a gi cocktail at home? Obviously without donatol. It's the only thing that stops the pain & don't want to go to ER again. : (
Well: I think you need to resolve your issue since it seems to reoccur. Now find yourself a doctor and then you go from there. The er is not really an appropriate place for your issue but you do need to have a doctor so you can get a diagnosis and get the matter resolved so you do not suffer anymore ...Read more
Are vitamin IV infusions like myers cocktail beneficial for people with chronic conditions like nausea?
Perhaps: A person shouldn't have a chronic problem with nausea. Go to a4m.Com and use the doctor locator function to find a local functional medicine doctor who can help you determine cause of chronic nausea with specialty gut testing like cdsa from genova. Iv nutrition is beneficial for many chronic issues, but I think finding and correcting the problem causing the nausea would be preferential. ...Read more