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Doctor insights on: Halls Cough Sugar Free Stick

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Ketonic diet for insulin resist 35f? allow for stable blood sugars, feeling better and weight loss? No carbs = no sugar spikes/crash & fat burn? Good?

Ketonic diet for insulin resist 35f? allow for stable blood sugars, feeling better and weight loss? No carbs = no sugar spikes/crash & fat burn? Good?

May: Be helpful short term. Will suggest modified ketotic diet . Which is adding just a small amount of high complex carbs. This reduces pro inflammatory markers and long term sustainability ...Read more

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Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Probably not: Sugar free candy is a way to get some of the joy and satisfaction that you might get from sugared candy, without the sugar and calories. It is a substtute for this and not a source of nutrition. So it is not "healthy' to eat but can satisfy the craving without the calories. ...Read more

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Should I buy coke with sugar or high fructose corn syrup?

Should I buy coke with sugar or high fructose corn syrup?

Not too much: Coke and other soft drinks tend to promote obesity. A ice cold coke every now and then is not a big problem, but regular soft drink consumption is not a conducive to good weight control. ...Read more

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What a sugar free energy drink help ADHD kids?

What a sugar free energy drink help ADHD kids?

Agree - No: Completely agree with other answer. In addition, the energy drinks have many other chemicals which can negatively affect a person with adhd. ...Read more

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Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Energy drinks: Almost all energy drinks, even the sugar free ones have all kinds of ingredients. I wouldn't worry about staining. I would worry about the acids in them that can contribute to tooth decay. I would also worry about all those 'extra' & unnecessary ingredients as well as why you need extra energy from a drink? Reconsider your life style\priorities. I drink bottled water, love it and know it's healthy. ...Read more

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If diabetes under good control A1c 5.1 &don’t consume added sugar at all, how much natural sugar from fruit and vegetable you should consume every day?

If diabetes under good control A1c 5.1 &don’t consume added sugar at all, how much natural sugar from fruit and vegetable you should consume every day?

All the vegetables.: I recommend as many green vegetables as a patient desires, but caution patients to limit fruit intake to 2-3 servings daily. This is especially important if the patient is overweight. If you are physically active, you may be able to handle a higher fruit intake. I always advise against fruit juice. Remember, "the fruit you eat is always better than the fruit you drink". ...Read more

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Are sugar alcohol sweeteners like erythritol and xylitol good?

Are sugar alcohol sweeteners like erythritol and xylitol good?

Sugar alcohols: The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. ...Read more

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Can sugar free sweetner increase weights?

Can sugar free sweetner increase weights?

Depends : Depends on the total calorie count, fat and carbohydrates. But answer is yes if the other things i mentioned are significant. ...Read more

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Am diabetic I have high chol 286 triglyceride 709 cutting sugars completely will help is sugar free and sugar substitutes are ok to take ?

Am diabetic I have high chol 286 triglyceride 709 cutting sugars completely will help is sugar free and sugar substitutes are ok to take      ?

Starches must go: As well. Follow the Atkins or South Beach diet! Sugar substitutes are for sugar, But starch is essentially chains of sugar! These are more important than taking meds for BP, diabetes, and bad choelsterol! You have full blown metabolic syndrome! ...Read more

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For type 2 diabetes, are these good : erythritol based "zero wholesome sweetner" stevia sweetleaf also, which artificial sweetner do you recommend?

For type 2 diabetes, are these good : 
erythritol based "zero wholesome sweetner"
stevia sweetleaf 

also, which artificial sweetner do you recommend?

Type 2 diabetes: Your goal for type 2 diabetes is to get rid of it!. Yes, that is true! Please set up an appointment with a diabetes educator and work to get rid of your diabetes before too long. If you are overweight start working to get rid of it and also the diabetes. Please let me know how things are getting better. ...Read more

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Will drinking 2 sugar free power ade run my blood pressure up?

Will drinking 2 sugar free power ade run my blood pressure up?

Potentially: PowerAid does have a high concentration of electrolytes designed to replace those lost from sweating during exercise. Potentially this could be like adding salt to your diet. Check with your health care provider who knows your specific health conditions and can advise you more specifically. ...Read more

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Diabetic type 2, no medication. Blood sugar never above 5.5 (100) (diet-controlled). 5 hrs after eating sugar down TO 3.1 (55 mg/dl). Why? Insulinoma?

Diabetic type 2, no medication. Blood sugar never above 5.5 (100) (diet-controlled). 5 hrs after eating sugar down TO 3.1 (55 mg/dl). Why? Insulinoma?

Diabetes?: From what you described, you are not diabetic. How did you get this diagnosis? What is your A1c level? It would be prudent for you to consult an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Does sugar-free maple syrup break down teeth?

Does sugar-free maple syrup break down teeth?

Not recommended: Maple syrup is almost entirely sucrose. When maple syrup stays on the teeth and breaks down, you've got sugar on your teeth. ...Read more

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Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Sorry: But none of the artificial sweeteners cause sugar cravings -- you just like sweet things and are probably overweight and Insulin resistant because of it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Does honey run up blood sugar?

Does honey run up blood sugar?

Yes: Honey is concentrated sugar and will very easily make your blood sugar high. You should avoid all concentrated/refined sugars if you have diabetes to avoid severe high blood sugar. ...Read more