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Doctor insights on: Green Lipped Mussel

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Hi, my question: green lipped mussel extract can caused blood pressure grow?

Hi, my question: green lipped mussel extract can  caused blood pressure grow?

No reliable info: There are hundreds of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical stuff. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... But not on real research because real research is hard to do). So, with supplements like green-lipped mussel, nobody really knows the full effects. ...Read more

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Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.

Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.

Sounds good to me: I recommend people eat fruits & vegetables of all colors as the colors are made by different beneficial micronutrients. It's great that you're eating the veggies you do & that you're getting colorful fruits, so you're doing fine, but consider adding in some red/orange/yellow peppers, onions, carrots, tomatoes & purple cabbage. You might also consider seeing a good homeopath for your thought issues. ...Read more

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I ate some meat with green sheen and its nasty?

Meat with green: Be careful. It sounds as if you are eating spoiled foods. It can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

All good: the hormone contained in a Skyla IUD (Levonorgestrel) generally Works within the uterus. because very little of the hormone ever makes it into the bloodstream, it is not affected by medications you take or things you eat like with birth control pills. This is why IUD's are a fantastic method of birth control. ...Read more

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7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more

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I've bin drnking bigelow herbal tea.For 3 days now...And i noticed my stool.Is dark green?Is it bec of d tea?Im scared ..Is dark green stool notmal?

I've bin drnking bigelow herbal tea.For 3 days now...And i noticed my stool.Is dark green?Is it bec of d tea?Im scared ..Is dark green stool notmal?

Probably it is: Different colored stools can often reflect what we eat, especially if in large quantities; cranberries can cause maroon color, which can mimic lower GI tract bleed; , iron supplement can cause black stool, which may be mistaken for melena or black stools caused by GI bleeding, often in the upper GI tract. Betray the binging of bigelow, and behold--the bowel becomes brown once again! ...Read more

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Had chinese yestrday.Saw stringy cabbage in poop & stringy red pieces.Could be carrots or blood?Haemoglobin-increased from last month& irontest-normal

Had chinese yestrday.Saw stringy cabbage in poop & stringy red pieces.Could be carrots or blood?Haemoglobin-increased from last month& irontest-normal

No concern: It is possible to pass indigestible material in your stool, and this isn't a cause for concern. Red blood in the stool means bleeding in the rectum or colon (or from hemorrhoids). Doesn't sound like you are describing a bleeding problem. ...Read more

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Can a 17 yrs old (18 running) consume green coffee bean extract?

Can a 17 yrs old (18 running) consume green coffee bean extract?

Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more

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2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

Diarrhea: When red meat is not cooked properly or is kept in the refrigerated condition for a long time, the possibility of diarrhea increases manifold. Consumption of red meat that is infected with a bacterium called Escherichia coli is one of the most common causes of food poisoning. Maybe he should get a stool culture. Keep him well hydrated and if there is fever, and diarrhea continues go to the ER. ...Read more

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Docs, was my dinner healthy for weight loss, excercise and heart? 1 thick boneless skinless chicken breast piece, tomatoes and black beans and 1 lime.

Docs, was my dinner healthy for weight loss, excercise and heart? 1 thick boneless skinless chicken breast piece, tomatoes and black beans and 1 lime.

Sounds: Like you are headed in the right direction. Your chicken breast should be about 3 ounces ou the size of a flip cell phone. The beans are ok if in a small portion . That is a balanced meal. ...Read more

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Why is my poop green even though i haven't eaten anything green (vegtables)?

Why is my poop green even though i haven't  eaten anything green (vegtables)?

Probably from diet: The color of your stool without a change in your bowl movement pattern or abdominal discomfort and blood in stool is usually benign.If concerned as for stool analysis. ...Read more

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Why is my poop green when I haven't eaten anything green?

Why is my poop green when I haven't eaten anything green?

Bile: You may have not eaten anything green, but your body makes a green liquid called bile to digest your food. Sometimes if you haven't completely digested it, your stool will appear green. This color is normal along with yellow and brown. ...Read more

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I am trying to eat healthier to improve my bad health. For breakfast, i eat black beans, avacodo and spinach leaves. For lunch, i eat blackbean, onion, garlic, almonds, spinach and brocolli. Is it fine?

I am trying to eat healthier to improve my bad health. For breakfast, i eat black beans, avacodo and spinach leaves. For lunch, i eat blackbean, onion, garlic, almonds, spinach and brocolli. Is it fine?

Good for you: Good start. Dinner: grilled chicken breast and tossed salad with olive oil and vinegar dressing. Some people would substitute tofu for the chicken. Losing weight may help your blood pressure as well. Be sure to start getting some exercise. ...Read more

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I ate 3 raw tyson chicken breasts, what could happen?

I ate 3 raw tyson chicken breasts, what could happen?

Probably nothing: However, i don't advise this on a regular basis . Eating raw meats or improperly prepared may expose you to a higher risk of salmonella or other bacterial or parasitic disorders. ...Read more