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None: There is no particular diet that will help patients with jaundice. It is important to see a doctor and get the diagnosis of the underlying cause of the jaundice, so that it can be treated appropriately. Jaundice can be caused by liver disease, bile duct disease, pancreatic disease, or diseases of the blood. It can be benign or caused by cancer. Jaundice should never by ignored. ...Read more
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
Hi, my father was detected with induced ischemia. Kindly let me know the precaution needed and the diet recommended in this case. Regards, richa?
Unclear: Not enough info here. Discuss with his doctor or cardiologist. ...Read more
It is important to know what is the cause of the dysfunction.
If it is related to removal of the gall bladder- do not use too much oil and fats. Fat, ie- extra verging olive oil on your salad will help the absorption of the fat soluble vitamins in it). Good in general for the liver would be fruits, honey, cottage cheese, other light, easy to digest foods and not too much meats. ...Read more
Diets=Marketing to: Those already failing to correctly understand/implement what works; bigger issue is commitment to success. Lower nutritional value foods, especially not cooked, if not eaten in large amounts, e.g. above ground low-glycemic-index veggies (Not corn or some beans), do tend to correlate with loosing body fat, as does eating saturated high-fat medium-chain-triglyceride foods. Counting calories=bogus! ...Read more
Thyroidectomy on 4/15/13 due to papillary cancer. Rai scan scheduled on 7/8/13. Is it possible to have a baby? I'm 32 now. Any diet recommended? Ivf?
Yes: Yes, rai used in scan, emits negligible amount of radiation on ovary, will not destroy your ovary, when done with negative results with in few wks you can plan to have a baby. ...Read more
High complex carbs: For endurance training you need to store alot of glycogen in your muscles. Glycogen comes from carbohydrates in your diet. That's why you hear the term carbohydrate loading before a big race. More carbs, more glycogen, longer endurance due to breakdown of glycogen to glucose in the blood and energy for the muscles. ...Read more
Yes: Try googling it to see what other folks are saying who tried it. ...Read more
Mixed diet: There are no specific diets for different blood group. Have a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products and limited amounts of seafood and lean meats. Curtail intake of saturated fats, no tobacco, and no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day. Maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more
Gout cholesterol die: Lowering uric acid and cholesterol - Adjust diet. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Exercise daily. Do not smoke. ...Read more
I thought to ask here how to lose my gut. I'm a 33/m and look pregnant. Any online diet guides recommended? Exercises?
Look @it differently: A physical exam is a good 1st step. Most of us welcome patients when they want or are ready to seek care. Ideally that would be long before they get overweight so they can get fitness and health evaluation, recommendations on diet, etc. However, if someone, for any reason, cannot find care, I would want him to go to a site like cdc. Gov for nutrition and fitness information. A tracking device helps. ...Read more
What kind is diet is recommended if one is low in iron and has high blood pressure? Taking 4mg perindopril but sometimes still quite high.
See below: High iron foods:beef & chicken liver, spinach, lentils, tuna, eggs, shrimp, brown rice. You can look up more on foods online. You are on an ACE inhibitor & an calcium channel blocker.It is best to keep an accurate record of your BP, e.g every 2 hrs. During the day till bedtime (you can use a wrist manometer for convenience when not home) & take it to your dr. For dose adjustment or med. Changes. Good luck. ...Read more
Regular diet: There should not be a certain diet to follow if you were diagnosed with ad, just sensible, well balanced diet is all what is advised. Plenty of water is also encouraged. If there is an autoimmune basis to your ad, then obtaining a celiac panel may be considered as people with celiac disease have a higher risk of developing addison’s disease, and vice versa. Talk with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
Avoid....: Organ meats, red meat in general, excessive alcohol, and several other things. Cherry juice helps. However, even implementing these, in my opinion the effects are modest and result in life-style changes that can be large. Reducing etoh and not-eating organ meats are good ideas unto themselves. But the majority of people with increased urate: 1/3 under secrete: 1/3 over-produce; and 1/3 both. ...Read more
Enjoy life: Do the things you enjoy as long as they're good for you. Just like anyone else. Most cll isn't very aggressive. Don't give it more attention than it deserves. ...Read more
Not if U R suffering: When your crohn's disease is inactive, there are few dietary restrictions needed. When flaring however, the location of crohn's activity determines diet modification. If in the small bowel, consider cutting back on lactose & fatty foods, & add supplements to make up for vitamin & mineral malabsorptions. If colonic crohn's, avoid gut stimulants like caffeine, minimize alcohol, maybe add probiotics. ...Read more