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Can better nutrition make me feel better?

Can better nutrition make me feel better?

Yes: When your cells are nourished, you will have more energy and feel better. ...Read more

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Eating healthy food makes me feel worse with bloating and constipation, but when i dont eat as healthy it makes me feel better.. Why?

Eating healthy food makes me feel worse with bloating and constipation, but when i dont eat as healthy it makes me feel better.. Why?

Depends : This all depends on what you consider healthy and not. I suggest you evaluate your diet for foods high in FODMAPs (fermentable sugars) and avoid these. Consider starting with removing all dairy products that contain lactose such as milk , cream, ice cream, cheese. ...Read more

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How to make your stomach feel better after eating happy meal ?

How to make your stomach feel better after eating happy meal ?

Don't: If you are eating something that doesn't agree with you don't eat it. If this was a food with major benefits that would be different but it is not. ...Read more

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How to help your stomach feel better when you feel sick?

How to help your stomach feel better when you feel sick?

Upset stomach: A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. ...Read more

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How to make yourself feel better when sick?

Rest: and fluids are rather important for most any illness. Specific remedies would be different for different illnesses. ...Read more

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If i feel bloated will ginger ale help me feel better?

If i feel bloated will ginger ale help me feel better?

Ginger tea instead!: Ginger is a wonderful medicinal herb with many benefits including improved digestion- see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72 but I do not recommend ginger ale- it is very high in sugars, usually including high fructose corn syrup from gmo sources- something to be avoided at all costs.Brew some fresh ginger tea with lemon & honey- more effective & avoids the toxic chemicals! ...Read more

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How to feel less depressed and feel happier?

How to feel less depressed and feel happier?

There are many: Things you can do for depression. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night ; eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Spend time in green spaces in the sun. Recommend the “feeling good book' by dr. David burns. ...Read more

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How can ginger make you feel better?

How can ginger make you feel better?

Anti nausea, inflamm: Ginger is a rhizome, not a root; contins chemicals that are anti inflammatory (modestly), and can decrease nausea, flatulence. Can cause heartburn, bleeding risk with certain meds, e.g. Blood thinners, or before surgery (not chinese or indian food, but high dose supplements). Helpful as dried ginger, ginger candy, ginger ale or beer, ginger tea, cooked. ...Read more

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Does fruit really make you taste better... "down there"?

Does fruit really make you taste better... "down there"?

No solid facts on it: Haven't seen good research linking certain foods to the tastes/smells of bodily parts or bodily secretions. Basic ideas can be followed, such as cleanliness (bathing removes bodily oils, which come from sebaceous glands, which have bacteria and can carry oils/flavors from spicy/odorful foods). However, overwashing damages skin cells, and can make aromas worse. Avoid std's. Keep vaginal ph normal. ...Read more

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Does cold air make you feel better ?

Brisk, cold air: Can feel envigorating/ stimulating for many. But there are some people who do not tolerate it well and end up feeling chilled or ill. ...Read more

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Will cymbalta (duloxetine) make me feel better right away?

No: We tell pts 2-3 weeks 2 start 2 work although it is often quicker than this. ...Read more

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Help, how much better do you feel once you start dialysis?

Help, how much better do you feel once you start dialysis?

Dialysis: Usually patients feel better after dialysis. To quantify is hard because it depends upon how recent you started, how agressive the dialysis doctor has to be to get you in the best shape possible, what your underlying reason is for being on dialysis, what medicines you have to take, etc., etc., etc. ...Read more

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Can't eat, feel sick and burp a lot. Doctors still say anxiety. Does not eating make you feel sicker? How do I start eating food makes me feel yuck

Can't eat, feel sick and burp a lot. Doctors still say anxiety. Does not eating make you feel sicker? How do I start eating food makes me feel yuck

GI symptoms can: be from anxiety or from some other things. Ask your doc for a referral to a gastroenterologist. That's the type of doc who specializes in GI issues. The gut is considered the "second brain" because of the way it responds to emotions. Food sensitivity lab testing may be helpful also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I feel weak and miserable when I try to reduce my calorie intake, how can I make myself feel better and get used to better eating habit?

I feel weak and miserable when I try to reduce my calorie intake, how can I make myself feel better and get used to better eating habit?

Salad/salmon diet: Reduce the simple carbohydrates.Stop donuts,baked goods &white rice,pasta & potatoes. Add protein to your diet,especially breakfast- 1-2 eggs,yogurt etc may have carbs for lunch.Eat nuts,beens,flax seeds in salad. No big meal after 6PM Refer to drhoffman.com for details. ...Read more

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Will i feel better after zpack?

Will i feel better after zpack?

I don't know...: ...What's wrong with you? You won't feel better if you don't have a bacterial infection that's treatable with azithromycin. ...Read more

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How does cutting yourself make you feel better?

How does cutting yourself make you feel better?

Opioids: Cutting stimulates brain opioid production, leading to a calming effect in some people. The same effect may be obtained in a safer manner by squeezing an ice cube. ...Read more

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Will antidepressants make me feel better about myself?

Will antidepressants make me feel better about myself?

Antidepressant : Antidepressants will change the neuro chemical balance in your body creating a change in self acceptance, but they come with side effects and should be taken with care and alongside a good counseling program in order to get to the root of what is causing your depression. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Love healthy foods but fresh veggies and fruits make my GERD worse. I take prevacid (lansoprazole) but shouldn't eating better help my reflux not make it worse?

Love healthy foods but fresh veggies and fruits make my GERD worse.  I take prevacid (lansoprazole) but shouldn't eating better help my reflux not make it worse?

Perhaps not.: Your gerd may be based on lower esophageal sphinctal dysfunction - that is, the muscular valve between the esophagus and stomach doesn't close when the stomach is full or hard at work on roughage. Smaller amounts may solve the problem. Or you could try adding ranitidine to your program in addition to lansoprazole. ...Read more

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