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Does taking amino acid 2222tabs causes kidney disorders or any testicular issues or nervous system disorder?

Does taking amino acid 2222tabs causes kidney disorders or any testicular issues or nervous system disorder?

Highly unlikely: These are Amino Acids which are the building blocks of proteins. Eating a good steak dinner will give you the same benefits plus taste. There are no reported significant toxicities associated with this. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
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Gastrointestinal Disorders (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract extends from the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, and anal canal. Some would include liver, bilary tract, pancreas, and gallbladder. Any disease or dysfunction of any part of this tract or its associated organs qualifies ...Read more


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Can eating disorder such as anorexia and compulsive eating cause gastritis?

Can eating disorder such as anorexia and compulsive eating cause gastritis?

Possibly.: An eating disorder can cause gastritis if there is vomiting associated with it or if a person is not eating enough, compared to the amount of acid produced in the stomach for normal digestion. The symptoms of gastritis, which can include nausea and pain, can also be caused by overeating or hunger from not eating enough. You should discuss this with your doctor and be examined. ...Read more

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Can Hypothyroidism cause GI disorders and or visa/versa?

Can Hypothyroidism cause GI disorders and or visa/versa?

Yes: Thyroid hormone & other catabolic hormone increase metabolism and provide energy needed for peristaltic movement of GI tract. Hypothyroidism will slow down GI motility results in constipation or other GI symptoms. On the other hand GI disorders especially malabsorption will affect absorption of Iodine needed for thyroid hormone synthesis. ...Read more

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Can withdrawal from alcohol cause nightmares or general problems with sleep?

Can withdrawal from alcohol cause nightmares or general problems with sleep?

Yes: Improves in about a week. Can take longer. Avoid caffeine and sleeping pills. Also, dreaming about drinking is quite common. Sharing your dreams with other members at aa meetings and your group will help relieve anxiety about it. ...Read more

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Can anxiety or chronic stress cause gastritis? What are the symptoms of gastritis?

Can anxiety or chronic stress cause gastritis? What are the symptoms of gastritis?

Yes: Gastritis can be caused by stress/ anxiety. You can have pain, bloating, nausea, cramping to name a few. Talk to your doctor for different treatment options ...Read more

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Can pica be a result of recovering from another eating disorder such as bulimia or anorexia?

Can pica be a result of recovering from another eating disorder such as bulimia or anorexia?

Possibly: Multiple eating disorders can be diagnosed in the same patient. Pica, however is more commonly seen alone & can indicate your diet is not providing nutrients needed for your body - maybe because of improper diet, maybe because of an undiagnosed disease, or any number of reasons. Blood work & "detective" work on your non-food cravings by your md can help figure the cause & find a solution. ...Read more

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What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

What are some medical conditions that may cause or exacerbate gastrointestinal disorders (gis)?

Many: Almost any medical condition can contribute to GI symptoms. Very commonly psychologic status plays a major role in one's GI health status. ...Read more

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Do the adrenal glands of people with anorexia nervosa or other stress related disorders hypertrophy?

Do the adrenal glands of people with anorexia nervosa or other stress related disorders hypertrophy?

No: There is a lot of interesting research on release of stress hormones like cortisol in various psychiatric illnesses (e.g. Ptsd, anxiety, depression), but no evidence for hypoertrophy of glands due to increased stress. ...Read more

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Can someone not bipolar experience mania due to caffeine consumption from drinks?

Can someone not bipolar experience mania due to caffeine consumption from drinks?

Maybe : Caffeine intoxication can mimic mania. A difference being that the symptoms resolve following metabolism of the caffeine. ...Read more

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Can nicotinefrom an electronic cigarette cause or worsenulcers in the upper GI tract or affecth.Pylori?Trying Prilosec 4 ruq pain unknown cause see hx

Can nicotinefrom an electronic cigarette cause or worsenulcers in the upper GI tract or affecth.Pylori?Trying Prilosec 4 ruq pain unknown cause see hx

Nicotine is...: Nicotine, no matter what the source. It has effects on the gut. Before we knew broke of h. Pylori in ulcer disease it was known that smokers did worse re: symptoms and flares. No reason to think that ecigs won't do the same. ...Read more

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Can high levels of anxiety cause GERD or acid reflux disease? And how are stomach ulcers formed from anxiety? Are they all related?

Can high levels of anxiety cause GERD or acid reflux disease? And how are stomach ulcers formed from anxiety? Are they all related?

Yes: Anxiety can cause the autonomic nervous system to go into a state of override and lead to increased production of gastric acid which can erode the lining of the stomach leading to ulcer formation. Inflammation of the stomach and duodenum can slow transit and lead to reflux. ...Read more

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Are my stomach problems caused by oxycodone or alcohol?

Are my stomach problems caused by oxycodone or alcohol?

Either: could be caused by either drug'; eliminate one and see what develops; ...Read more

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Is it possible that an eating disorder, e.G bulimia, cause stomach cancer?

Is it possible that an eating disorder, e.G bulimia, cause stomach cancer?

Indirectly, possible: Bulimia results in chronic self-induced vomiting -- which can cause inflammation and damage to stomach and esophagus. If this is severe and chronic enough, cellular changes could ultimately result in cancer. Other damages -- like GI bleeding and electrolyte disturbances, etc -- might occur sooner, though. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gastrointestinal disorders?

What is the definition or description of: gastrointestinal disorders?

GI Disorders: The gastrointestinal tract extends from the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, and anal canal. Some would include liver, bilary tract, pancreas, and gallbladder. Any disease or dysfunction of any part of this tract or its associated organs qualifies as a "gastrointestinal disorder.". ...Read more

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