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Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

Does eating meat prevent prostate enlargement?

No: Eating meat has never been associated with prevention of prostate swelling. Prostate enlargement is caused by hormones and naturally occurs as men age. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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How are cranberry juice and urinary infections linked?

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How are cranberry juice and urinary infections linked?

Cranberry juice: It can alter the molecular structure on the bacteria, which prevents them from adhering to the surface of the bladder & urinary tract. It also changes the ph of the bladder making it more acidic. ...Read more

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I'm aware that eating mouldy nuts and rice can cause liver cancer but can eating a mouldy apple cause cancer too? So worried!

I'm aware that eating mouldy nuts and rice can cause liver cancer but can eating a mouldy apple cause cancer too? So worried!

Stop worrying: We live in a sea of carcinogens and there is no avoiding all risk. Aflatoxin from aspergillus on peanuts mutates TP53 and is a clear risk to those heavily exposed Most rice and fruit mold is unrelated and poses no known risk. I would urge you to didcard moldy food because it is nasty, and to stop reading internet scare stuff. It's mostly by disinformation artists. Be discerning. ...Read more

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Wh foods to avoid / which foods or supplements are good when living w autoimmune disease? No processed foods of course. ?Dairy? ?Animal protein?

Wh foods to avoid / which foods or supplements are good when living w autoimmune disease?  No processed foods of course.  ?Dairy? ?Animal protein?

No GMO, anti-inflam.: Diet is best individualized but i advise an anti-inflammatory diet: see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-diet dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet would also be appropriate: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx do your best to avoid gmo's & foods high in pesticides: http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ see my comment for more:. ...Read more

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How bad is a 60 000 ufc/ml e coli urinary tract infection?

How bad is a 60 000 ufc/ml e coli urinary tract infection?

Uti: Generally, unless it is a cath specimen, we consider > 100k colonies a positive result. Your symptoms are just as predictive of success w/ treatment than the colony count. ...Read more

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Can consuming raw garlic treat erectile dysfunction?

Can consuming raw garlic treat erectile dysfunction?

Highly doubtful: There are no studies that show that garlic can help ed. See your physician for a viagra (sildenafil) prescription if medically appropriate. ...Read more

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Can eating mushrooms increase chances of developing a yeast infection?

Shouldn't: Foods high in sugar make yeast happy. So try to avoid excessive sugar intake. ...Read more

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Does eating salmon fish increase the prostrate cancer due to its fatty acid?

Does eating salmon fish increase the prostrate cancer due to its fatty acid?

No: This was the result of just one more bad study. People have been taking fish oils for their supposed benefit against atherosclerosis. This was a major disappointment, but the supposed link with prostate cancer looks like an artifact to me. Epidemiology generates huge amounts of correlations but with no scientific basis, I'd simply ignore it. ...Read more

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Can eating raw garlic everyday help fight against a HPV infection that causes warts????

Can eating raw garlic everyday help fight against a HPV infection that causes warts????

No,: Garlic is not going to help HPV infection. You should get vaccinated against HPV to prevent genital warts and cervical cancer. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Should food with phytoestrogens be avoided by breast cancer survivors? How much phytoestrogens in food is bad?

Should food with phytoestrogens be avoided by breast cancer survivors? How much phytoestrogens in food is bad?

Moderation: You should not avoid them but not seek them out either. The data shows some estrogenic effects but the amounts in most foods is small. It's the supplements with higher doses that should be avoided. Especially w er pos cancers. ...Read more

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Does diet affect prostate health? Are there foods to eat to decrease prostate swelling?

Does diet affect prostate health? Are there foods to eat to decrease prostate swelling?

Probably: There are anecdotal reports that certain foods improve or worsen the symptoms of pro statism. There is no scientific evidence. Most of such reports have a marketing aspect too ! ...Read more

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Very prone to throat infections specially w/ weather change & around infected folks.no other health problem,take multivitamins daily.how to be immune?

Very prone to throat infections specially w/ weather change & around infected folks.no other health problem,take multivitamins daily.how to be immune?

FantasticallyComplex: issues. Immune system, like rest of body, controlled by mind/brain 24/7. Thus human?mind?emotional?memory issues, not just body, much less external issues, are dominant. Getting Vit. D3 to 70-80ng/mL range may help a little: multivitamins=waste of $. Carefully studying: "Mind and Body" Flanders Dunbar (library, etc.), "Psychosomatic Medicine", possibly Human Microbiome Project viaGoogle will help. ...Read more

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Can eating kimchi cause gastric cancer?

Can eating kimchi cause gastric cancer?

YES IN HIGH DOSES: If you have a steady diet of fermented foods, such as kimchi, there have been studies which show a relationship to gastric cancer. But , if you eat a balanced, diverse diet with occasional intake of kimchi or other fermented foods, you won't take on much risk. Remember, the dose makes the poison. So, indulge in moderation, and enjoy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can raw garlic can help a urinary tract infection?

Can raw garlic can help a urinary tract infection?

Do not depend on it: It may or may not, but it is not a recognized form of treatment. If you have uti, see your doctor for effective antibiotic treatment so that you prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

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Why are prostate infections so difficult to treat?

Why are prostate infections so difficult to treat?

Abc poorly permiable: Most antibiotics permeate poorly into the prostatic tissues. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more