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Green Lipped Mussel
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
What causes pain under front ribs and in back ribs hurts when I move. I never pulled any mussels ?
May be your back: Since it hurts when you move, your back may be out of alignment. Since the ribs are connected to your back, any twisting or misalignment of your vertebrae may place a rib out of alignment as well. Try some basic back stretching for a few days. If the pain persists go see your healthcare provider. If you currently have any chest pain or shortness of breath, seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
What are the most comon symptoms for hernieas or torn tissueor mussels minor pain but more offton then earleir
A bulge: A hernia is a hole in the wall of something. This allows the usually contained "stuff" to push outward and create a bulge. There may be pain if the bubble (the bulge)stretches open the hole (hernia site) and some of the time the bulge can get stuck or twisted in the hole and cause symptoms from damage done to what is inside the bubble. This can be and incarcerated or strangulated hernia. ...Read more
My skin is itching like mad and has been all night. I ate mussels for dinner last night, could it be connected?
Mussels: Yes it certainly seems so.Get a more detailed answer ›
For the last couple days my middle stomache has been hurting but mostly at night really bad around my mussels. What could this be?
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Possibly: An allergic reaction to mussels and other shellfish can range from mild to potentially life threatening. Most reported symptoms include runny nose, coughing, and wheezing. Skin reactions may involve an itchy rash such as hives or eczema. Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain are also potential symptoms of an allergic reaction to mussels.If these symptoms persist severe, dehydration.Blood in stool. ...Read more
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