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I want to know if the heat (heat peanuts on the stove) destroys the goitrogens peanuts and which nuts have goitrogens.

I want to know if the heat (heat peanuts on the stove) destroys the goitrogens peanuts and which nuts have goitrogens.

Enjoy your peanuts: Don't believe everything you read online. Cabbage and its close relatives are the foods that actually inhibit thyroid hormone production somewhat, and even then, it's a minor effect. I do not see you listing any actual thyroid disease; peanuts are a staple drop in much of the world and if they were actually making thyroids sick, we'd know. Enjoy your nuts and be glad for good health. ...Read more

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Hello. I had wanted to know if it's safe to heat up prune juice on stove top or microwave to make it more warm and for how long. ?

Hello. I had wanted to know if it's safe to heat up prune juice on stove top or microwave to make it more warm and for how long. ?

Yes ....: ... it is safe. Either method is ok, but it's best to avoid boiling. How long depends on how cold it is when you start: if taking bottle from the fridge, you probably need to pour out a glass, and heat at least a minute, but perhaps at 60-80% reduced power. Stove top ok, but seemingly more work. It is a great idea to enhance fiber in diet and stimulate a bowel movement. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What's heat edema?

What's heat edema?

Heat injury: One of many signs of heat injury can be swelling in tissues. Often means one has been overheated to such a degree that the kidneys are overwhelmed and are unable to maintain a good salt balance.Avoid heat injury! ...Read more

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What is a heat bump?

What is a heat bump?

Maybe a heat rash?: Heat rashes occur, and are not uncommon. Sometimes it's related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are difficult to describe in words, so it is best to have a doctor look at a rash. ...Read more

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What's heat syncope?

What's heat syncope?

Passing out: Syncope is a generic term for passing out. Alot of things can cause it, some serious, some not so serious. So heat syncope would be, passing out due to the heat. Stay well hydrated! ...Read more

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What is heat syncope?

What is heat syncope?

Overheats and faints: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does this in hopes of cooling him down, just like the elephant who sends more blood to his ears to cool his body down. The person, however, feels lightheaded and may faint because there is not enough blood flowing his brain (too much blood is in the skin). ...Read more

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Can heat cause a gout attack?

Can heat cause a gout attack?

No: Gout is caused by abnormally high levels of uric acid in the blood due to eating foods high in purines or due to kidney dysfunction in the clearance of uric acid. A blood test can be done to see if the uric acid level is elevated. ...Read more

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Can heat help my bursitis pain?

Can heat help my bursitis pain?

At times: If the pain is acute you would want to use ice, if not then moist heat would be best.About 15 minutes is a good time limit for either ice or hat. ...Read more

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Does cold or heat make TMJ worse?

Does cold or heat make TMJ worse?

Usually cold.: Usually cold makes it worse. However, if you have an inflammatory componenst, cold might help. Try both, use whatever makes it more comfortable. ...Read more

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