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What to do if I have osteochondromatosis and live in a first floor flat, need to move as the I can't manage the stairs?
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My 14yr old daughter has osteochondromatosis, active in sports, hard time stretching legs, lumps side of knees, do u suggest therapy?
Lipid Deposits: Familial hypercholesterolemia (fh) is a genetic disorder causing decreased clearance of LDL from blood. Most patients get a defective gene from on parent causing heterozygous fh (about 1 in 500 children). Rarely, genes from both parents are defective giving homozygous fh (1 in 1, 000, 000). Beyond high LDL levels, lipid deposits called xanthomas, can occur in tendons on the back of the heal or hands. ...Read more
See details: This is a mutation in the human albumen gene which causes tests for thyroid function to be falsely elevated when thyroid function is really normal. ...Read more
No: Frey's syndrome is also called auriculotemporal nerve syndrome. This occurs after damage to this nerve in the face from trauma (birth trauma, gun shot, surgery, etc) and as the nerve "regrows" it goes to the surface rather than to the salivary gland. When a person eats something and salivates, the develop a red, non-itchy rash along the face where the nerve is. It's not familial. ...Read more
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Niacin: Niacin (nicotinic acid, Vitamin B3) is the safest, cheapest, most effective lipid lowering substance there is. Niacin lowers total cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides, and raises HDL. Adjust the dose as required--1,000-2,000 mg/day should be enough. Niacin will cause "hot flashes" for 20-30 minutes, due to vasodilation. Just think of it as "burning up the cholesterol"--should go away. ...Read more
My cholesteral level is 310 does that mean I am more likely to have familial cholesteolimia being as it's so high. Thanks?
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