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Every night while laying in bed my circulation feels sluggish, HR counts down from 58 to 51, then there is whoosh of dizziness, followed by electrical shock to sternum area, and HR goes back up to 63. What is going on here?
I have been getting numbness but not quite all across my forehead. Worse on the top right of forehead. As well, headache frequently. I’m worried it’s brain tumour. My forehead also gets warm when the “numb sensation” is there?
No cure but control: Most people with hepatitis b actually clear it with their own immune systems, but if there is evidence of chronic inflammation in the liver, there are medical treatments that can bring this under control. Talk to a physician who specializes in hepatology (usually a gastroenterologist). ...Read more
I guess.....: So your problem is that you have over used or otherwise irritated or inflamed areas of your foot and back due to excessive running? ...Read more
Hi there are you able to help. Me please Dr. Eric Kelts? I think I have a trapped nerve and its traveling from the bottom of my back down my legs, which I think may be siataca I'm not quite sure but I'm in agony. Cant move at all with my back! I struggled
That is a tough one: Is this in both of your legs? Do the symptoms go farther down than your knees? Numbness and loss of reflexes can be symptoms too. Do you have these? Have you had any examination so far? Or treatment? Was this caused by an injury? Do you have any bowel or bladder symptoms? ...Read more
Dizzinessvertigo that seems to come from back of head for 4 days after I had a headache for a week. Should I go to eror just see doc what could I have?
Hello, I'm Eric I got eyes problems, I can look very well but my eyes ate becaming very red. I don't know why. I don'tb drink and smoke?
Hi I still have a slight bump and pain near my eyebrow after an eric fall 6 weeks ago, which left me with an awful black eye. Should I b worried?
Head trauma: If this is the only residual I would wait a few more weeks and this should show signs of lessening and clearing. If not then it would be wise to see your family doctor for any further care. ...Read more
Dr Weisman, have you ever treated a patient that had been injured by a vaccine, resulting in transverse myelitis? This is my personal situation.
Depends: Try searching for a doctor who practices Integrative Medicine or Regenerative medicine, of Functional medicine. ...Read more
Dr Eric Chevlen stated right sided bowel cancer does not cause loose stools. Can any other Health Tap doctors validate this?
Is there any over counter medicine can treat neurodermatitis? I have ointment containing hydrocortisone 1% here. Thank you very much! Eric
Antihistamines: Most important thing is to stop scratching, itching or rubbing. Break the itch-scratch-rash cycle. Helps to take antihistamines (allegra, atarax, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, claritin), dozepin (oral and topical), topical steroids (prescription strength). Sometimes hypnotherapy can help. ...Read more
Hello Doctor. I have got a problem with my scrotum sack, it get swelling everytime when I go to the toilet and I get a cold reaction to my glans. My scrotum sack also get swelling when I work on my car, exercises, play football. I'm also suffered with ere
Hi Eric. Maybe you can advice me or point to some other site for help. I live in new zealand n have had treatment for pulsatile tinnitus in my left ear. My diagnosis was venous sinus stenosis. After stenting noise has almost gone from ear but I get really
Healthnavigator: Hi there. Venous sinus stenosis is pretty uncommon. Http://www. Healthnavigator. Org. Nz is a great NZ website which has good information on tinnitus but there isn't much patient information about your condition. I would suggest you talk more with the doctor who diagnosed you or see your GP for more advice. ...Read more
Some thoughts...: Successful diets require that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals and small milestones are good. She must be happy with the foods she gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is not successful. Eat vegetables with little sauce or dressing. Look for healthier oils. Don't use clarified butter (an animal fat) or eat too many egg yolks. Sugar is unhealthy; try to avoid it. ...Read more
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. You have to eat, just keep it healthy and you'll be fine. ...Read more
It depends: Upon the cause. There are many possible mental and physical causes. Things that can help are relaxation, avoidance of toxins such as alcohol/tobacco/anabolics/opiates and certain medications, diet/exercise and weight loss, making sure hormonal levels are normal, etc. Check w/your doctor. At your age, stress and anxiety are most common. ...Read more
I am not sure a doctor can speak to all restaurants and other businesses serving food. I think you question may be better addressed by the public health officials in charge of the businesses you are most concerned about.
But, eating a large amount of food at one setting; eating a large amount of carbohydrate calories at one setting or any over eating is not a healthy practice. ...Read more
Darkly colored ones: Such as broccoli, spinach, kale, beets, pumpkin, squash, carrots, beans, peas. Anything that is white, incidentally is not a vegetable except cauliflour and parsnips. So don't count potatoes as vegetables! Tomatoes are technically fruit, but they are eaten as if vegetables and they are darkly colored, so eat them too. They are especially healthy when cooked, or in paste and sauces. ...Read more
Start healthy habits: Creating healthy habits is a growing process that becomes a way of life: 1) Talk about food as "fuel." Desserts & candy are okay sometimes but don't fuel the body; 2) Let your kids grocery shop & make choices; 3) Exposure is important--encourage your kids to try new foods & preparations; 4) Forget the clean plate club; 5) Making eating fun; 6) Earn achievements. Ref. HealthyLivingMadeSimple. Com ...Read more
Oh, yes: "maitake" means "dancing" -- ancient japanese people apparently danced with joy when finding these mushrooms. For thousands of years, healers have used them in tonics, soups, teas, prepared foods, and herbal formulas to promote health and long life. Researchers are now studying the medicinal effects of mushrooms on the immune system, cancer, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. ...Read more