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Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more
Athletic asthma: There's no magic food. You already have an inhaler for the acute episodes; if your pulmonologist offers you low-level daily maintenance inhaled glucocortoicoids, by all means go for it. Stay very well hydrated and think about standing on the sidelines if it's really cold. I'm very glad you're pursuing fitness activities. Good luck. ...Read more
Nothing Proven: Although there is ongoing research, so far nothing has been proven to help this problem do not believe unsubstatiated claims or advertising. If these things were so successful, don't you think all trained pediatricians would recommend them. Also , very few of these herbal products have any safety trials. Buyer beware! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: There is research data linking low levels of epa and dha (in fish oil) to depression, violent behavior, suicide, and some learning disabilities. To make a difference with depression, you need to take enough fish oil consistently -- at least 1-2 grams per day of the epa part -- total fish oil would be at least 2-4 grams/day. http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/qaa400988/fish-oil-for-depression.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there evidence that diet changes (minimize sugar/carbs, gluten free etc...) can help a child with adhd?
Unless a child has: Gluten enteropathy (celiac disease) documented by specific laboratory tests, there's no medical reason to use a gluten-free diet. Likewise, removing milk/milk products is necessary only for a milk protein allergy. There's no scientific evidence of efficacy of dietary manipulation in treatment of core symptoms of adhd., except in a very few who are sensitive to food additives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I don't believe so. There is speculation but no hard evidence. ...Read more
Exercise with weight: You need strength training to challenge your muscles, that will give you more muscles and increased strength. Your protein needs is probably about 1 gram of protein for every kilogram of weight. Too much protein and or calories as protein doesnt enhance muscle growth, it can end up as fat just as well. It can also put a strain on your kidneys who have to deal with the extra protein. ...Read more
Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.
Individual needs: The most common foods causing sensitivities are wheat, corn, soy, eggs, dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts -- but you as an individual might react to any or none of these. A holistic or integrative physician can help you with a food elimination diet ; lab testing to learn your sensitivities. After this, a nutritionist will be able to help you develop a personalized food plan that works. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop Bad Foods/Drink: Here is a simple way to lose, without a diet, the list shows the reasons people gain wt. In order of most important & easiest to change, simply go down list, find your top 2 reasons, and then make a few changes, such as: diet soda for soda, subway for burgers, 100 cal packs: 1. Any drink with sugar 2. Fast foods 3. Fried foods 4. Skipping meals 5. Bad breakfasts 6 bad snacks 7. Large portions. ...Read more
Not unless the child: has Celiac Disease or is allergic to casein. See http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment/treatment-associated-medical-conditions/gi-disorders. Please seek referral to a Pediatric Gastroenterologist & nutritionist, as calorie & protein restriction can impact growth & health. Standards for GI evaluation in ASD:http://m.pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/125/Supplement_1/S19.full.pdf. ...Read more
Still to be proven: A lot of herbs have said to help and various cultures have used various products for centuries stating these help but we scientist need hard core data to prove double blind ad is a complicated illness with genetic markers and plaque formation and apoe4 and the understanding we have now than before is making quantum leap but. Not there yet visit nia national institute of aging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please suggest that lukewarm water with honey and lime together take it with empty stomach cause to reduce some weight or it just a myth....Or works?
Diet and exercise: The healthiest way to lose weight is a healthy well balanced diet and regular exercise. Cut out all sodas and drink water instead. For snacks dont eat sugar filled cookies and such, instead opt for healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables or even different kind of nuts which can also give you some energy. Get 7-8 hours of sleep at night which is important. Dont eat upto 2 hours before bedtime. ...Read more
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