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Eating Mushrooms Prostate Infections
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Should food with phytoestrogens be avoided by breast cancer survivors? How much phytoestrogens in food is bad?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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