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Doctor insights on: Healthy Foods To Eat While Going Through Prescription Drug Withdrawal

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What health foods would be good to eat while going through withdraws?

What health foods would be good to eat while going through withdraws?

Healthy foods : You will found vitamins on fresh veggies and fruits, then beans and dry fruits like almonds are great source of proteins. Also to feel energized starches are needed in the form of whole grain bread, brown rice, whole wheat pasta. Multivitamin supplements are available over the counter also. Last but not least low fat 1% dairy products will help too. ...Read more

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Which vitamins should you take when going through alcohol withdrawal?

Which vitamins should you take when going through alcohol withdrawal?

Thiamine, folate (folic acid): Thiamine and folate (folic acid) are the most common vitamin deficiencies. Multivitamins are commonly included during withdrawal treatment. Nutritional support is important because patients are often malnourished, but can be problematic early in the process if withdrawal symptoms are severe. Withdrawal is a serious condition and must be monitored in the hospital rather than attempted at home. ...Read more

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What are some recommended foods to eat when recovering from meth addiction?

What are some recommended foods to eat when recovering from meth addiction?

Healthy ones: If you're in recovery from meth, that is a hard road. You've used a lot of your resilience in your habit, and now need to build it up again. As many fresh fruits and vegetables as you can eat, leafy green salads, and lean meats like chicken and wild alaskan salmon would be good. The latter will help replenish your omega-3's to stabilize neuronal membranes. Whole foods that are not processed. ...Read more

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How much alcohol consumption causes physical dependance and withdrawal? I drink beer on weekends but not through the week. Trying to be proactive

How much alcohol consumption causes physical dependance and withdrawal? I drink beer on weekends but not through the week.  Trying to be proactive

See below: It is good that you are being proactive about your health. The alcohol amount that each person can "handle" differs. Instead of using absolute amounts, it is better to focus on consequences - if alcohol use is creating adverse consequences for you or others are starting to point this out to you, it is too much and/or too frequent. ...Read more

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I've been working out for 5 months "weight lifting" they are telling me to start taking pure amino acid pills. Should i? Is it safe? Why?

I've been working out for 5 months "weight lifting" they are telling me to start taking pure amino acid pills. Should i? Is it safe? Why?

Waste of $: The Amino Acid formula is worthless. It is not indicated or helpful for any known medical condition. Amino acids are protein building blocks, which will be broken down for calories like anything else you eat. Try food instead, it's cheaper, healthier and tastes better. -- and is less toxic. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?

Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?

Complex carbohydrate: Complex carbohydrates such as sweet potatoes, whole grains, beans and legumes - provide starch, stored as glycogen which is available to you for your workouts and for your muscles- so when you do resistance training to build up muscle mass- you will have the energy to do so. Building muscle is probably the best way to gain healthy weight. GOOD LUCK ...Read more

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Im trying to lose weight so im changing the way i eat but I've heard stay away from dairy? What about almond/soy milk? & other healthy foods?

Im trying to lose weight so im changing the way i eat but I've heard stay away from dairy? What about almond/soy milk? & other healthy foods?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Change from a lot of junk food meat and cheeses to a healthy plant based diet. do you go through detox?breastfeeding does toxins get dumped in milk?

Change from a lot of junk food meat and cheeses to a healthy plant based diet. do you go through detox?breastfeeding does toxins get dumped in milk?

Possible: Although ingested substances can appear in breast milk, the healthy change you have made should be healthy for your child as well. ...Read more

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Can you take phenteremine to control appetite while on Crohn's? On before to help avoid over eating and it helped with my healthy diet.

Can you take phenteremine to control appetite while on Crohn's? On before to help avoid over eating and it helped with my healthy diet.

Yes, if: A major study published this year recommends addition of a weight-loss drug including phentermine to weight-loss regimens for people who are not able to maintain weight loss with healthy eating and exercise alone. If there is no family history of glaucoma and you have controlled hypertension it is OK, unless there is a drug interaction with any medicine you may be taking. you must check. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

That is your choice.: Just remember that poor choices are additive, good choices are also additive. ...Read more

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On diet and eat less calories, end up not able to sleep bc of low blood sugar. eat balanced nutritious meals. What am I doing wrong? How can I avoid ?

On diet and eat less calories, end up not able to sleep bc of low blood sugar. eat balanced nutritious meals. What am I doing wrong? How can I avoid ?

Nocturnal hypoglycem: Is the biggest problem that you are unable to sleep? And you think that is because your blood sugar is low? Have you checked your blood sugar at night (when you think it's low)? What are the readings? If that is truly the problem, often we asks diabetics to eat a midnight snack (just before going to bed). Ice cream works well. It supports the blood sugar long enough to sleep soundly. Don't overdo. ...Read more

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Do detox teas actually help you loose weight with healthy eatin and exercise along with it? & willl that weight stay off once you stop drinkin the tea

Do detox teas actually help you loose weight with healthy eatin and exercise along with it? & willl that weight stay off once you stop drinkin the tea

No: A person can eat healthy foods in proper amounts (less food than before), exercise several times a week, avoid sugar and simple starches, avoid drinks containing sugar, and lose weight (plus keep it off) without any special teas. The "detox" or "weight loss" teas are sold to earn money for the merchants and manufacturers. ...Read more

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What supplements to take when can't take prescription statins? Besides changing eating habits an exercise.

What supplements to take when can't take prescription statins?  Besides changing eating habits an exercise.

MFO ; RYR: You can use good quality marine fish oil to lower triglycerides and red yeast rice to lower ldl. Some folks need one or the other, some both. Nutrition accounts for 15 to 20 % of lab results, the rest is familial. Please see doctor first. ...Read more