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Does diet affect ms?

Does diet affect ms?

Unlikely: I am not aware of a link of diet to causation of ms, but many people with MS tend to be constipated, which can be aggravated by dietary factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

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


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Does diet affect vasculitis?

Does diet affect vasculitis?

Yes!: Vasculitis is an inflammatory condition, caused by an overactve immune system in most cases. Diet has a huge influence on inflammation in your body. The short version is: avoid sugars, gluten, dairy, processed foods, fried foods. Eat lots of: fruits, vegetables, fish oils. For more detail, i recommend a book titled, "inflammation nation.". ...Read more

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Does smoking affect migraines?

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Does smoking affect migraines?

Definitely a trigger: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. External triggers such as weather-related changes, high humidity, sensory input such as flashing lights, sunlight, loud noises, and exposure to odors, smoking, alcohol (red wine) and stress have all been implicated in migraine. ...Read more

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Does diet pepsi affect your kidneys?

Does diet pepsi affect your kidneys?

Likely: Pepsi and other carbonated drinks have chemicals when consumed in large quantities can cause kidney stone. These drinks have high phosphorus which should be avoided by patients with chronic kidney disease and those on dialysis. ...Read more

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Does food affect arthritis?

Does food affect arthritis?

Depends on type: 150 types of arthritis. Gout is affected by diet (prot., purines, alcohol); rheumatoid maybe modestly affected by amt and type of fat intake. High fat and omega 6 (land fats) can increase body's chemical mediators of inflammation; lower fat and omega 3 (marine oils) lower them. Flax/walnuts nahclinical effect? Maybe; couldn't hurt. Doesn't take the place of meds. Cherries don't stop gout attacks. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect svt?

How does your diet affect svt?

A few possibilities: Most SVT ("supraventricular tachycardia") episodes are unrelated to diet. There's an inherent abnormality in the way electricity is initiated or conducted in the heart. Occasionally, it can be set off by caffeine or alcohol, though this is much less common than you might think. Rarely, acid reflux can be a trigger for svt; in these patients, any food causing heartburn may be a culprit. ...Read more

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Does Lupus affect dopamine levels?

Does Lupus affect dopamine levels?

Studies say yes: There are ongoing studies ( and papers) from the NIH, etc that deal with autoimmune-induced damage of the midbrain dopaminergic pathways. Lupus, an auto-immune process is thought to be able to damage or alter this area ( as well as other areas) This would definitely affect the dopamine levels and cause a multitude of possible problems, like depression, etc. ...Read more

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How does diet affect your metabolism?

How does diet affect your metabolism?

Numerous ways: Your metabolism can be affected by your diet in many ways. A poor or imbalanced diet can slow your metabolism by not providing your body with all the necessary nutrients to function. A diet high in processed foods can be more difficult to digest, taking more energy and thus affecting your metabolism. Finally, fasting or skipping meals will slow metabolism as your body tries to conserve energy. ...Read more

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Does diet coke cause m.S?

Does diet coke cause m.S?

No: Diet drinks have been implicated in contributing to gulf war syndrome, desert storm syndrome, and may provoke migraine headaches in susceptible people. There is no evidence that any food additive causes multiple sclerosis, but some anecdotal comments raise concern of a potential to trigger a relapse, but no proof yet. ...Read more

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How does lupus affect the brain?

How does lupus affect the brain?

See below: Strokes, CNS vasculitis, seizures on occasion, and neurocognitive diffficulties on occasion. ...Read more

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How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) directly affect diabetes?

How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) directly affect  diabetes?

The reseach show it: Help, researchers at the university of punjab and sheik zaid hospital, discovered that high oral doses of thiamine can significantly decrease the excretion of Albumin and actually reverse early kidney disease in type 2 diabetics.Thiamine has also been shown to be helpful in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy. Learn more: http://www.Naturalnews.Com/025136_thiamine_. ...Read more

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Does your diet affect hemorrhoid flare-ups?

Does your diet affect hemorrhoid flare-ups?

Yes: Low fiber and inadequate fluid intake as well as excessive caffeine and alcohol intake can contribute to constipation and hemorrhoidal symptoms. Chronic diarrhea can also aggravate the hemorrhoidal tissue. Try to avoid foods and habits that contribute to either. ...Read more

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How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) affect or improve diabetes?

How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) affect or improve diabetes?

Depends: English literature shows it might be protective for the kidney but if you already have kidney problems high doses of b vitamins can be harmful. It like any medication should be discussed with your diabetes doctor. ...Read more

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How does diet affect a lipoprotein profile?

How does diet affect a lipoprotein profile?

Great effect: You can greatly improve you lipid profile by improving your dietary intake. Limit you intake of saturated fats and transfat and restrict your carbohydrate intake to reduce your triglyceride, and total cholesterol. By reducing Insulin secretion, you can diminish the storation of fat into the liver, fat, and muscle cells. ...Read more

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Does stress affect ms?

Does stress affect ms?

Yes: Multiple sclerosis can be auto-immune related and in these cases, stress can definitely affect ms. ...Read more

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Does ALS affect the mind?

Does ALS affect the mind?

Very rarely: On occasion, a patient with ALS may exhibit symptoms similar to Fronto-temporal dementia. If behavior changes with problems with language, impulse control, organizational skill loss, this aspect should be investigated. ...Read more

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How does COPD affect your overall lifestyle?

How does COPD affect your overall lifestyle?

Shortness of breath: COPD usually causes shortness of breath, especially with exertion, and decreased exercise capacity, causing fatigue with minimal exercise. ...Read more

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How does nutrition affect someone's dementia?

How does nutrition affect someone's dementia?

Yes: Nutrition can impact development and expression of cognitive decline, especially if there are metabolic issues including high blood pressure and diabetes. Recent articles suggest that the presence of Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of development of dementia for young persons five times the average. Important that one follow dietary regimen and seek counsel for help. ...Read more