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Marketing: These are both mixtures of simple chemicals that you get in a reasonable diet anyway. You can have more fun getting arginine from lean protein, caffeine from coffee, and magnesium from green vegetables. The one interesting molecule is beta-alanine, which is a precursor in the carnosine pathway in muscle and could perhaps have a real effect; it can cause paresthesias at high doses. Looks safe to me. ...Read more
Muscle pain joint pain all over body comes only on activity and if I stand legs pain no swelling ANA profile RA factor thyroid normal vit d normal?
Does frequent sexual activity in non-smoker .. Male or female increases longivity after age of 60 ?
It depends: If you don't have any trouble falling asleep, then this is not a problem. For people with bad insomnia, i tell them to use the bed only for sleeping. If you are not ready for sleep or can't fall asleep, you should go to another room to read, watch tv quietly, etc. Then you can return to the bed to try to fall asleep again. It is a way of training the insomniac's body to use the bed only for sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does a low von willebrand factor (vwf) ag: 33 %, low vwf activity: 29 % and factor viii activity: 52 % result mean?
VWD: First of all, these test need to be repeated at least one more time, prederably while you are off all medications. If persistently low, this may mean that you have von willibrand disease (VWD) which is a bleeding disorder. These are several types of VWD and more testing is needed to determine the type. You need to see a hematologist for this. Avoid any surgery and trauma. ...Read more
Which factor plays a greater role in affecting life expectancy , diet, exercise, lifestyle, genes?
Hard to say: Probably genetics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Kids are more prone : Younger children (under 10) are more susceptible to concussion and may take longer to recover. If a concussion is suspected in a child an evaluation by a doctor should be performed asap and they should be taken out of any sport or strenuous activity for the remainder of that day. There should be no return until completely symptom free and cleared by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. Some facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage vision. ...Read more
Yes: Both x-ray an isotope for bone scan produce ionizing irradiation. Exposure from isotope of bone scan in adult is about 6 msv. This is similar to some ct scans.The only imaging methods not involving irradiation are ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging mri. Information from each test is not the same. ...Read more
Couldn't find 1, but: This is a possible first step in finding a reasonably close resource: national institute of child health ; human development building 31, room 2a32 msc 2425 31 center drive bethesda, md 20892-2425 toll-free: 1-800-370-2943 fax: 301-496-7101 www.Nichd.Nih.Gov/ good luck - it's a nice idea! ...Read more
Is a simple coagulation lab test (PT/PTT INR & Fibrinogen) sufficient to diagnose Protein C,
&/or Factor V leidmen mutation disorders?
Being worked out: Lp(a) is quite elevated is an independent risk factor that seems to be almost entirely hereditary, and may be managed with a different medication regimen. For the vast majority of us, LDL cholesterol is key, and it's always against the background of other risks. Avoid smoking, stay physically fit and trim, and hope for many years of good health. ...Read more
Knee swelling and pain since two months increasing upon activity no releif with antiinflamatory xray shows no bone deformity?
MRI: Knee pain and swelling can be from a variety of problems. Inflammatory issues such as arthritis, synovitis, tendinitis etc. Can cause pain and swelling. Injuries such as cartilage or ligament tears can also cause pain and swelling. See your doctor and request an MRI as these are all treated differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jogger suffering from lupus.Work 40 hrs/weeksome saturdays can do nothing but sleep.Used to jog on sat but in flare x month.Rest or force activity?
Both: Your sporting activities should be ratcheted down. Use a heart rate monitor. But lupus activity does not usually. "flare" with regularity. It may be something else. Have your doctor check your ds-dna abs and complement levels to see if is truly a systemic lupus erythematosis flare. ...Read more
50k vit d weekly x 8 weeks for defiency & slow healing stress reaction. I'm prone to bone spurs. Is it likely spurs will grow or increase with added d?
Are risks and outcomes worth surgery to r/o plri, bone fragment, unknown for decreasing clicking 30 times a day post radial head fracture 8 months ag?
Possibly: Unclear to me what the issue is, however if persistent clicking is present following a radial head fracture it could be related to plri or an intra-articular loose body. Examination and imaging should be able to determine this. Surgery to "rule-out" plri is not recommended. If plri is present, reconstruction of the ligament should be considered. ...Read more
How much will 1 hour excercise per day. Healthy weight and eating. No smoking. Light drinking reduce risk of heart disease through life? Male 22
Great benefit: There's no hard number, but you'll be at about 1/10 the risk of serious heart disease in middle age compared with peers who are slugs. Most important is establishing habits now, at your age. No matter what direction your life takes -- the time commitments of job & family -- i hope that staying fit will always be a priority. It's a great gift you can give yourself and the people you love. ...Read more
No, not to my know--: Ledge. All individuals are different and everyone's activity levels are going to be different, depending upon their personal choices, jobs, hobbies/habits, interest in physical activities, like sports/games, or where they live? Everyone is advised to be as active as possible within the confines of their daily responsibilities. ...Read more
In Frax score should foot fracture of metatarsals happening under normal circumstances unrelated to osteopenia be considered risk factor in score?
Yes: The fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a means to guide decisions on preventative therapy and education. If a fracture occurs spontaneously or "from trauma which would not have resulted in a fracture in a healthy person"; then the calculated risk goes up. True risk is actually much higher with a history of vertebral or hip fractures. ...Read more
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