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Dietary Recommendations For Nephritis
Limit calories/ fat: Control calories: eat quality fat eat the right amount of fats, carbohydrates and protein avoid fad diets: eat a well-rounded diet instead. Eat small, frequent meals. Avoid large and heavy meals. Limit cholesterol in diet: limit iron intake: eat enough dietary fiber: whole grains are best. Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable. Reduce salt. ...Read more
Keep a food diary: If you develop hives immediately after eating, you might have a food allergy. To test this idea, try writing down everything you ate before getting hives each time you get them for several episodes and look for an eating pattern. Eliminate foods you suspect for a week and then challenge yourself with them. See an allergist for more help with your specific hive problem if this doesn't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have recently been diagnosed with osteoarthritis. What dietary recommendations do you have for me?
#nqlu allergic to gluten, almonds, eggs, dairy.
Thank you so much!
You : You obviously , for what you describe, have a number of dietary limitations , but there is no limitation as far as the osteoarthrtis is concerned . Osteoarthrtis is a degenerative disease of cartilage and although some benefits have been discussed in reference to the use of certain subtances such as condroitin and glucosamine among others , no definitive finding has been done up to now that justifies the diet adjustement . These are products are been used all over the world , the benefit of their use i still to be defined! , even though some information exists and tendency to benefit has been described i don t consider it enough, i have a very minimal contribution to give in the face of all the companies and all the interest that sorround these products. ...Read more
How important is diet in the recovery period from typhoid fever and what are the dietary recommendations?
None specific: There are no specific dietary restrictions if you have had typhoid fever and are recovering on appropriate antibiotics. Five days is a little more rapid in response than usual. Would wonder how the diagnosis was established and whether correct. Good luck and stay well.F. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know floaters cannot be completely cured. What are some dietary recommendations to significantly improve eye health and minimize floater symptoms?
Floaters arise as we: Age and are a natural consequence of liquefaction of the vitreous gel. They are harmless but annoying. They can occur in diabetes as hemorrhages or inflammation. Maintaining a healthy diet in general can reduce risk of getting diabetes, but there is no special food that dissolves the floaters. ...Read more
See below: The most common symptoms of nephritis will typically be elevated blood pressure with values sometimes extremely elevated, increased swelling of the feet and legs from fluid retention which then will result in weight gain. Shortness of breath can occur if fluid builds up in the lungs. Obviously labs will be abnormal including kidney function abnormalities and abnormal urine tests. ...Read more
Changes in the urine: Nephritis means inflammation of the kidney. This can sometimes result in blood or protein being lossed in the urine manifesting as a smoky or frothy urinary appearance nephritis can result in kidney injury and as such, patients may present with feelings of fatigue, swelling and elevated blood pressure. In may instances, nephritis causes no symptoms and is picked up incidentally bo routine labs. ...Read more
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