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Lower than average body temperature, and fast healing vs always hot and slow healing. Myths?

Lower than average body temperature, and fast healing vs always hot and slow healing. Myths?

Yes: Somebody took a basic chemistry course and learned that most chemical reactions proceed faster at higher temperatures. They generalized this to the complex business of human healing, without any justification. ...Read more

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Is spiritual healing effective?

Is spiritual healing effective?

It depends: It depends on what you mean by healing, and what conditions you're talking about. Healing can be without cure. Cure happens @ level of biology, involving eradication of disease. It can be "done to" the person. Healing happens @ level of a whole person, & is an active, inner process of becoming whole -- relating well with all parts of self (mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual) and others. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol slow wound healing?

Does drinking alcohol slow wound healing?

Not in moderation: Minimal intake will have no effect an alcoholic will drink instead of eating then will have protein and other nutrition deficiencies that have a very negative effect on healing. ...Read more

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Sacrum fracture healing process?

Sacrum fracture healing process?

Weight bear as tol.: Since you can not put the sacrum in a cast (it's above the tailbone) only time can heal a sacral fracture. Weight bearing as tolerated is the best treatment. Of concern is there a diagnosis of osteoporosis due to menopause, low testosterone or high blood calcium (parathyroid adenoma) ? A work-up may be needed. ...Read more

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Does smoking make my wound healed slower?

Does smoking make my wound healed slower?

Yes: Yes yes yes. Many plastic surgeons refuse to do procedures on smokers for this reason. Smoking causes poor blood flow to the wound, as well as other things. Quitting tobacco is one of the best decisions anyone can make. ...Read more

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How to speed up wound healing with vitamins?

How to speed up wound healing with vitamins?

Wound healing: Typically vitamin c and zinc aid in wound healing. Would also recommend high protein diet and no tobacco use. ...Read more

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Does sugar intake slow down wound healing?

Does sugar intake slow down wound healing?

Yes: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you will be. Sugar can impair wound healing. ...Read more

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Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Yes: It depends a little on what you define as "heavy" consumption. It is known that alcoholics have certain nutritional deficiencies that could impair wound healing potential. ...Read more

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How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

How much time bone fractures takes time to heal? Which nutrition help faster healing?

8-12 weeks : Most fractures heal over an 8 week period -sooner in younger pts and longer in older pts with underlying bone issues like osteoporosis. Vit d and ca supl may help. ...Read more

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Broken bone is weak after healing than before?

Broken bone is weak after healing than before?

No: If your fracture healed completely than the bone at your age is as strong as it was before it was broken.Not surewhich bone it was but it really doesn't matter.Muscles around the bone can be weaker if they havent been used but not the bone.Gl! ...Read more

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Does smoking marijuana with a femur fracture slow down the healing process?

Does smoking marijuana with a femur fracture slow down the healing process?

Potentially: This would vary with the frequency and intensity of exposure. Smoking of anything can cause changes in the circulation at the capillary level and impair/slow blood flow. This directly effects healing. I know some surgeons who will not do elective surgery on smokers for that reason. ...Read more

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Stress fracture-3rd metatarsal- slow to heal, 14 weeks, boot and crutches. X-rays - no healing since Week 7. Cast? Specialist? Still pain, swelling.

Stress fracture-3rd metatarsal- slow to heal, 14 weeks, boot and crutches. X-rays - no healing since Week 7. Cast? Specialist? Still pain, swelling.

You should be: Seeing a foot doctor whether podiatrist or orthopedic foot and ankle doc. Are you a smoker? Do you happen to know if you have vitamin D deficiency? Have you been exercising or wearing normal shoes during the healing process? At 14 weeks that certainly is delayed healing and you need to discuss a plan with the dr taking care of you. Perhaps a bone stimulator would be in order.... ...Read more

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Do diabetics heal slower?

Do diabetics heal slower?

Healing in diabetes.: Because of its effect on the microcirculation, diabetes does make one heal more slowly than otherwise. ...Read more

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Can IBS make u feel drained. Weak. Not well. Lack energy. Some days better than others. Have soft loose green stool. Somedays 4/5 times a day?

Can IBS make u feel drained. Weak. Not well. Lack energy. Some days better than others. Have soft loose green stool. Somedays 4/5 times a day?

Why guess the Dx?: From your description, it sounds like it is something and not likely to just disappear. Get to a doctor for a full exam - there could be a few things that are combining to cause these symptoms. Start on a plan to get well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Wound healing and smoking. Can we smoke at lease three ciggrate per day while wound healing process.?

Wound healing and smoking. Can we smoke at lease three ciggrate per day while wound healing process.?

Not a good idea: Smoking inhibits wound healing at any rate of daily tobacco use. You should stop smoking not only for that, but for the known and unavoidable risk of lung disease that all smokers acquire. ...Read more

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How does aromatherapy work in wound healing?

How does aromatherapy work in wound healing?

Minimal: Although psychological issues may complicate wound healing and aromatherapy may have therapeutic benefits, the actual use of this in organized wound care is unusual. Many different aromatherapy compounds are used for a variety of conditions, but none that i know are specific for wound healing. ...Read more

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What vitamins promote healing?

What vitamins promote healing?

Many: Vitamin c, d, e, k ... Many vitamins promote healing. For some good advice on vitamins and the proper dosage for your particular needs you may want to see a naturopathic doctor or a md or do whose practice advocates vitamins and or supplements. ...Read more

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Do NSAIDs slow recovery process for concussion?

Do NSAIDs slow recovery process for concussion?

Can you say acetam..: If possible, no pain medications should be taken if a concussion is suspected. If pain medication is necessary, acetaminophen is fine. Avoid NSAIDS in that they may cause further bleeding. ...Read more