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Does protein make you nervous?

Does protein make you nervous?

Only if...: Only if it's on a dinner plate and looking much too raw. Protein, whether it's beef, pork, chicken, or fish, should be adequately cooked just to be safe. Ground meat, such as a burger, should be cooked well-done to avoid "food poisoning" from bacterial contamination. ...Read more

Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more


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What does it mean when protein syrum Beta 2 Globulin are high with beta gamma bridging?

What does it mean when protein syrum Beta 2 Globulin are high with beta gamma bridging?

Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the pattern could be due to liver disease, chronic inflammation in the intestine or neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells. Discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Does calcium supplement make you grow?

Does calcium supplement make you grow?

No: Calcium is an important factor for maintaining bone strength but does not make you grow taller. ...Read more

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Does methocarbamol make you high?

Does methocarbamol make you high?

Maybe: There are rare cases of people believing it does make them high although there is no firm medical evidence that this is the case. ...Read more

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If I for sure ovulate, does that mean my eggs are strong enough to conceive? Any natural supplements to make them stronger?

If I for sure ovulate, does that mean my eggs are strong enough to conceive? Any natural supplements to make them stronger?

Using the word: "strong" to describe human eggs (ova) is interesting. The concept is valid: just because you release an egg, or ovulate, doesn't mean the egg has the ability to be fertilized, implant, and contribute to a viable embryo. This is a very complex process and there aren't completely reliable methods to measure eqq quality.I am not aware of supplements that would help.General health may help. Be strong! ...Read more

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Fatigue,lightheadedness got blood test and not anemic doctor prescribed glucose,cocarboxylase,actovegin,ascorbic acid will they make me better?

Fatigue,lightheadedness got blood test and not anemic doctor prescribed glucose,cocarboxylase,actovegin,ascorbic acid will they make me better?

You need to be...: ...WAY more skeptical. "Better" from what? It's a basic principle: 1st diagnosis, THEN treatment. How can anyone know if you'll get "better" without knowing what you have? All you know is what it's NOT, i.e. anemia. At your age you can have fatigue & lightheadedness for various benign reasons. Is this "doctor" an MD/DO? What he's giving you are unproved "orthomolecular" remedies. Think critically. ...Read more

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If I have too much estrogen, or not enough progesterone, does that make me more susceptible to breast cancer?

If I have too much estrogen, or not enough progesterone, does that make me more susceptible to breast cancer?

Breast cancer risk: Maybe: some breast cancers take up estrogen as a sort of growth hormone to encourage growth, so too much estrogen can speed growth of these cancers. There is a very small increase in breast cancer risk with estrogen only given postmenopausally for the symptoms. Relative increase in Progesterone only is associated with some breast disorders also but cancer risk is unclear. ...Read more

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If alcohol is a diuretic and makes you pee does it also make you lose sodium?

If alcohol is a diuretic and makes you pee does it also make you lose sodium?

Diuretic and Sodium: Yes alcohol is a diuretic and you loose some sodium when you drink alcohol.And it depends on the type of alcohol and amount.Beer causes more diuresis.Alcohol is also dehydrating ...Read more

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Does drinking whey make you thinner or does it just give you more muscle mass?

Does drinking whey make you thinner or does it just give you more muscle mass?

Depends: Whey is a protein. It is a food that can assist you in weight loss if you substitute it for higher calorie or fat rich protein sources. Muscle mass increases with proper nutrition (proteins and balanced nutrients from fruits, vegetables) and weight based training. Adding whey to a good diet through liquid supplements after "workout" fights hunger and promotes muscle "recovery" for your success. ...Read more

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When u have c. Diff does your WBC count change? Why does it make you tired and weak, no energy

When u have c. Diff does your WBC count change? Why does it make you tired and weak, no energy

May or may not: Depends upon the extent of the infection. Your fatigue can have numerous causes, including electrolyte imbalance, severe infection, and so on and so on. You need to discuss with the doctor treating you. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much beta carotene do you need?

How much beta carotene do you need?

50 mg/day in 3 doses: Multivitamin formulas frequently provide 3-15 mg of beta carotene (5000-25000 units) when given 51 mg/day in 3 divided doses,serum concentration of beta carotene level was significantly high.Daily doses up to 300mg have been used to treat photosensitivity disorders.In double blind studies beta carotene supplementation increased lung cancer in smokers- 18-28 %.Some humans can't convert to Vit A ...Read more

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If beta hCG results 1.20 what does it mean?

If beta hCG results 1.20 what does it mean?

Pregnancy test: Usually a beta HCG less than 5 miu/ml is interpreted as 'negative' for pregnancy. It is important for all tests to be interpreted with the clinical history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Is it true that boosting your estrogen level make your breast grow? If so how do you boost your estrogen level ? Need lots of answers

Is it true that boosting your estrogen level make your breast grow? If so how do you boost your estrogen level ? Need lots of answers

Depends on situation: This is hard to answer without knowing your age or gender. If you are female and haven't reached puberty, just hang on - it will happen as your hormone levels change. Tell us more about your situation so we can give you a better answer. Lg. ...Read more

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Does amplified XL protein give you kidney trouble?

Does amplified XL protein give you kidney trouble?

Protein: The kidneys are usually able to tolerate large protein loads without problems as long as they are healthy. Most nutritional supplements do not cause kidney issues. It is always advised to see your doctor (at least yearly) to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have phase 3 blood in your urine and too much potassium?

What exactly does it mean when you have phase 3 blood in your urine and too much potassium?

?renal failure: You may have nephritis, you need to have work up including looking for protein in the urine, check your blood pressure, kidney function. See yopur priamry and may need nephrology consult. ...Read more

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What happens if you have elevated liver enzymes will that make excess bile?

What happens if you have elevated liver enzymes will that make excess bile?

No: Elevated liver enzymes are not a good thing. These indicate liver injury. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely for 3-4 months before repeating the test. Please note that all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the doc says after a glucose challenge test: "your liver isn't making any sugar"?

What does it mean when the doc says after a glucose challenge test: "your liver isn't making any sugar"?

Not sure either !: The glucose tolerance test (of which less physicians are doing nowadays except for screening of gestational diabetes) is a test that is primarily dedicated towards assessing the pancreatic function in terms of Insulin production and if beta cell dysfunction (the cells that produce Insulin in the pancreas) exists. The liver functioning state is not assessed though this special test however. ...Read more

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Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Its not the gum : Gum can be unhealthy because of artificial dyes, sweetners or sugar. Some xylitol gums are healthy. The behavior of the person chewing the gum will influence whether there is weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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If your anti thyroglobulin antibody says <20, what does that mean?

If your anti thyroglobulin antibody says <20, what does that mean?

Normal result: Negative result for this antibody is normal. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003557.htm. ...Read more