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Which drinks to avoid with high cholesterol?

Which drinks to avoid with high cholesterol?

High fat: Avoid drinks with high fat content such as dairy, like milk or shakes. Would also avoid extremely sweet drinks which can raise your triglycerides, a form of bad cholesterol. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Foods to avoid with Crohn's disease?

Foods to avoid with Crohn's disease?

It depends: You might be surprised to learn that there's no evidence that certain foods cause crohn's disease. But once you've been diagnosed, paying special attention to what you eat can go a long way toward managing flare-ups, promoting healing, and reducing annoying digestive symptoms. ...Read more

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Foods not to eat with pre diabetes?

Foods not to eat with pre diabetes?

Low carbohyrate food: Anyone who is at risk for developing diabetes should follow a healthy diet low in carbohydrates, fat, and calories. This will help promote weight loss that will also help prevent diabetes. Foods high in carbohydrates to avoid would include many processed foods, breads, pastas, many sweets, etc. I recommend that diabetics or those at risk pay close attention to food labels. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods to avoid with diverticulitis?

Please explain which foods to avoid with diverticulitis?

Generally: For acute diverticulitis, i recommend low to no fiber for 4-6 weeks following diagnosis and treatment with antibiotics. Then if surgery not indicated, you may slowly add fiber back into your diet. If you buy the right groceries and order the right food in restaurants i generally do not find fiber supplements necessary. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with migraines?

What are the  foods to avoid  with migraines?

VAries: Food triggers for migraines vary greatly from person to person, but common triggers include alcohol, cheese, the flavor enhancer msg, processed meats (salami, sausages), artificial sweeteners, caffeine (especially withdrawal after missing your customary morning coffee). ...Read more

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What foods should people with COPD avoid completely?

What foods should people with COPD avoid completely?

None: It is not all or none. In general with bad copd, carbohydrates make you make more co2 which is harder to get rid of so we say limit simple carbohydrates. Also you may want to avoid sedatives (i.e. Alcohol) particularly prior to sleep as this can worse breathing. You want to avoid heavy meals because it may make your diaphragm work harder to breath. ...Read more

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Is it important for people with congestive heart failure to avoid fats and refined sugar and carbs?

Is it important for people with congestive heart failure to avoid fats and refined sugar and carbs?

Yes and no: It's important for everybody, including people with chf, to avoid bad fats (animal fats, trans-fats), refined sugar, and simple carbs. A balanced diet includes mono and poly-unsaturated fats, complex carbs and starches and protein, all in moderation. Folks with CHF should avoid salt which promotes fluid retention and htn, and should aim for normal body weight. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

Alcohol, meat: Alcohol, red meat, organ meats, turkey, shellfish, and drinks with high fructose corn syrup. Some vegetables may be high in uric acid too, but vegetarians tend to do better with gout so i wouldn't avoid them. ...Read more

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Should I avoid certain foods with crohn's?

Should I avoid certain foods with crohn's?

Possibly: If you have a stricture (narrowing) then high fiber foods or poorly digested vegetables can get stuck in the stricture. Other foods (dairy) can exacerbate diarrhea. I usually have my patients keep a food journal to see which foods give them more problems as it can be different person to person. ...Read more

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Can you suggest foods to avoid with total collectomy?

Can you suggest foods to avoid with total collectomy?

Need to know whether: you have an ileostomy or a J pouch or ileo-anal anastamosis. need more information ...Read more

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To prevent type II diabetes, is it more important to avoid sugar and carbs, or to avoid fat?

To prevent type II diabetes, is it more important to avoid sugar and carbs, or to avoid fat?

No: Many studies show that carbs and sugar do not cause type ii diabetes. Fat also will not affect the diabetic risk. What makes the difference is weight control. Every 2.5 lbs that you gain increases the diabetic risk by 15%. Losing weight decreases the risk by 15% for every 2.5lbs. If more carbs or sugar or fat might increase risk but only by making you gain weight. ...Read more

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What foods hypertensive patients should avoid.?

What foods hypertensive patients should avoid.?

Healthy Diet: A healthy diet without excessive salt or fatty foods is best. Concentrate on vegetables and fruits. Avoid fast foods. Exercise regulalry. Monitor BP daily and take medication as prescribed. ...Read more

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Should kids with exercise induced asthma avoid the trigger and therefore avoid exercising?

Should kids with exercise induced asthma avoid the trigger and therefore avoid exercising?

Mgt: Children with asthma can be treated and the asthma controlled so that they may exercise without difficulty. An assessment can be made by your PCP or by scheduling an online appointment. ...Read more

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What foods help with hypertension?

What foods help with hypertension?

Potassium is one: Look up the dash diet. One of the components is foods high in potassium. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should people with COPD and heart disease avoid completely?

Please suggest what foods should people with COPD and heart disease avoid completely?

Here few: Saturated fats specially trans fats like red meat, cheese, ice cream, butter, packaged snack foods, candy bars, high sodium carbonated sodas, fried chicken with the skin, fast food. ...Read more

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Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Diet : Initially Clear liquids, like broth, jello, popsicle. From which you can progress to full liquids: oatmeal, chicken soup, to soft low fat, bland diet to include mostly steamed or boiled foods, nothing oily, fried ...Read more

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What vitamins and foods should someone with MS avoid?

What vitamins and foods should someone with MS avoid?

Not much: I would avoid very HIGH doses of vitamin B6 (which is true whether you have MS or not.) I WOULD use at least 2000 units of vitamin D per day, as long as your doctor doesn't see any reason not to. Eat a healthy diet...nothing specific. ...Read more