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Does red wine have an effect on arthritis?

Does red wine have an effect on arthritis?

Possibly...: The compound in red wine has been said to have anti-inflammatory properties; formal studies are most likely underway to prove(or disprove) this. Hold off on investing in the local winery yet(unless you just want some red wine to accompany your dinner). ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Does elevation have an effect on arthritis?

Does elevation have an effect on arthritis?

Elevation: Elevation does not effect the progression or natural history of arthritis. Well known that barometric pressure changes cause patients with arthritis to experience symptoms differently. Therefore elevation may change the symptoms but not the natural history or the arthritis. ...Read more

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Does caffeine have an effect on cholesterol?

Does caffeine have an effect on cholesterol?

Yes: Caffeine may be associated with increase in low density lipoprotein cholesterol which is a risk factor for heart disease. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8084973. ...Read more

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What effect does resveratrol have on gout flare up?

What effect does resveratrol have on gout flare up?

This is a purine: Resveratrol is a the antioxidant benefit that is found in red wine which is good for your heart. Unfortunately alcohol in any shape or form is broken down into purines that can cause in increase in purines and thereby increasing your uric acid leading to gout. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol have an effect on the gallbladder?

Does drinking alcohol have an effect on the gallbladder?

No effect: Alcohol does not effect the GB. Rather in excess it effects sites it comes in contact with directly or indirectly. Here oral cavity lesions, esophageal lesions and gastriis are not uncommon. There is a secondary effect where patients who are alcoholic can develop severe pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a 1 glass of wine while on injectable innohep?

Is it ok to have a 1 glass of wine while on injectable innohep?

Drink to good health: This is a relatively new blood thinner belongs to the class called heparin. It is of low molecular wt group. Unless you have other problems which your doc advised against alcohol, Innohep should be ok with a modest 1-2 drinks here and there. Be safe hello5; just don't drink and drive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does beer have an affect on taking hydroxine?

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Does beer have an affect on taking hydroxine?

Hydroxyzine: Depending on amount of beer consumed, more sedation can occur. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol have any serious effect on appearance?

Does drinking alcohol have any serious effect on appearance?

It depends: It depends on many variables: amount, frequency, tolerance level. If that a glass of wine once in a while, that could be fine, but with the regular drinking could change a skin appearance, some swelling around the eyes as alcohol would hold the water. In general the chances to keep more youthful appearance are higher without alcohol then with it. ...Read more

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What effect does the sun have on psoriasis?

What effect does the sun have on psoriasis?

Can improve it: Sunshine can improve psoriasi. As good as sunshine is, we have to remember that sunshine does increase the risk of skin cancer. It should be used with care and treatment of psoriasis under the care of the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does pectin have an affect on warfarin?

Does pectin have an affect on warfarin?

Warfarin: Pectin should not affect warfrin unless it is mixed with vitamin k. ...Read more

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Does red bull or any form of energy drink effect your thyroid. I have a thyroid issue that hasn't been diagnosed (ran test & such) can't figure it out?

Does red bull or any form of energy drink effect your thyroid. I have a thyroid issue that hasn't been diagnosed (ran test & such) can't figure it out?

Not directly: But all so-called "energy" drinks are just heavily laced with caffeine, which is a stimulant. It can be a problem if you're thyroid is overactive. Get yours diagnosed properly and treated successfully, if necessary. ...Read more

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Does testosterone have an effect on the heart?

Does testosterone have an effect on the heart?

Seems so: There have been a number of studies over the past couple of years that show that cardiovascular events (heart attacks) are higher in men who are on replacement testosterone. ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol have on blood sugar?

What effect does alcohol have on blood sugar?

Likely pushes it up: RTDs (ready to drink) such a bourbon & cola, vodka & lemonade are extremely high in sugar and will raise your blood sugar levels dramatically. Cider is also considered high in glucose. Wine and beer cause less of a spike in sugar levels but still contain a lot of calories. Alcohol in excess will prevent diabetic medications from working so will make blood glucose go up. http://www.alcohol.org.nz ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more