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How do you know who is most likely to get leaky gut syndrome?

How do you know who is most likely to get leaky gut syndrome?

Leaky gut: This syndrome is not accepted as authenic by most physicians and has no official code (icd9). Increased permeability of the intestinal tract is seen with taking nsai agents, certain inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis, ra, regional enteritis etc. A flase blind loop syndrome, intestinal candidiasis and certain infections can resemble this condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Rankin
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Leaky Gut Syndrome (Definition)

Leaky gut syndrome is a condition where there is an altered lining of the intestines, allowing some of the food items being digested to be absorbed before they are fully broken down ...Read more


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How do you know who is most likely to get biliary cirrhosis?

How do you know who is most likely to get biliary cirrhosis?

Risks of getting PBC: 90% of pbc patients are female. Age ranges 20-80, but typically patients are 40-60. The disease is world-wide, & affects asians, caucasians, jews, african. Family clustering is common in sisters, twins, daughters, mothers. While environmental factors can't be ignored, a strong immunogenetic background for pbc that runs in families is suggested. Early sxs: fatigue, itching +/- jaundice, RUQ pain. ...Read more

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How do you know who is most likely to get myeloproliferative disorders?

How do you know who is most likely to get myeloproliferative disorders?

Not able to know: We do not know who is most likely to develop a myeloproliferative disorder. It is, however, a disease that increases in incidence with age. ...Read more

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How do you know who is most likely to get tension pneumothorax?

How do you know who is most likely to get tension pneumothorax?

Trauma, other: Prior to a tension pneumothorax there is a usually a traumatic event that leaves a hole in the lung and no mechanism for that air to leave. Other causes of tension pneumothorax (spontaneous, emphysema, endometriosis(in the chest), rare genetic causes) are not so predictable... And even most folks with chest trauma don't get one (stab wounds and bullets tend to leave a hole for the air to leave). ...Read more

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How do you know who is most likely to get compression fracture?

How do you know who is most likely to get compression fracture?

Mutilple ways: It could be result as fall, medication induced (like steriod), cancer induced, osteoporosis and others. The most common symptoms is uncontrollably back pain without any relief from over the counter medication and unable to tolerate by lying down. ...Read more

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How do you know who is most likely to get motion sickness?

How do you know who is most likely to get motion sickness?

History: The best predictor is previous episodes. If someone has never had it, in the appropriate situation, it is less likely in the future. ...Read more

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What is zollinger-ellison syndrome likely to do to you?

What is zollinger-ellison syndrome likely to do to you?

Hormone made: Cells make a hormone that cause acid to be secreted from stomach and causes ulcers. The cells can be in stomach pancreas or lymph nodes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have read that in type 2 diabetes, the symptoms can be virtually non-existent, so how can you tell?

What to do if I have read that in type 2 diabetes, the symptoms can be virtually non-existent, so how can you tell?

Get tested: Ask your doctor to be tested for pre-diabetes/diabetes. He/she will order you blood tests (fasting sugar, hba1c, oral glucose tolerance test) to evaluate and confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello i need to know how likely it is to have peyronies disease at 20. I know everyone can get it but i also know it happens more often to 40-60.rare?

Hello i need to know how likely it is to have peyronies disease at 20. I know everyone can get it but i also know it happens more often to 40-60.rare?

Variable: I found this article very helpful when reviewing your question. After reviewing it - if you still have great concerns or feel you are having symptoms consistent with Peyronies I would make and appointment with a Urologist. Good luck! http://www.peyronies.org/ ...Read more

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Could you explain what is progeria and how do people get it?

Could you explain what is progeria and how do people get it?

Supportive care: This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation. Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks ; provide guidence for your local source of care.They can also help you find support groups ; other parents in the same situation. ...Read more

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How do you know who is most likely to get cervical spine fracture?

How do you know who is most likely to get cervical spine fracture?

Not common: Outside of trauma like bad car accidents, severe falls etc, cervical spine fractures are not common. I rarely see them and i take care of an older population. Spinal compression fractures from osteoporosis are more common and are seen mostly in the the thoracic and lumbar spine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it common for teens to get celiacs disease?

Can you tell me is it common for teens to get celiacs disease?

Not really: Celiac disease, while being diagnosed much more, is still a relatively uncommon disorder in kids and teens. That being said, there are more and more kids with chronic abdominal complaints being diagnosed as doctors become more aware of the condition. It tends to be more common in kids with other immune conditions such as type 1 diabetes, autoimmune thyroid problems, etc. Talk to peds GI for info! ...Read more

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What to do if i know depression is an illness but how do people actually die from it?

What to do if i know depression is an illness but how do people actually die from it?

Too many ways: 15% of people with clinical depression commit suicide. Clinical depression also increases the risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke. A major depressive episode can be life threatening, plain and simple. If you suffer from clinical depression, get treated sooner rather than later by a medical doctor and a therapist, because the longer you suffer, the harder it is to treat, . ...Read more

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How is IBS diagnosed? What sorts of tests do you have to go through?

How is IBS diagnosed? What sorts of tests do you have to go through?

Rome 3 criteria: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress may be a factor. Rome 3 diagnostic criteria must 1st rule out inflammation, ischemia, & infection. See doc. ...Read more

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How do you determine if IBS diarrhea is due to scleroderma?

How do you determine if IBS diarrhea is due to scleroderma?

Scleroderma of bowel: Scleroderma of the bowel can be recognized by an endoscopic examination done by a gastroenterologist. Because of the overgrowth of blood vessels in the intestines one can get the picture of a "watermelon"intestines. On xray the intestines loog k like a stack of coins. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get serotonin syndrome?

How common is it for somebody to get serotonin syndrome?

Uncommon: Serotonin related medications are generally safe as a class, and serotonin syndrome is very uncommon. ...Read more

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How to know if I have carpal tunnel syndrome without having to go to the doctor? Is there any way to know?

How to know if I have carpal tunnel syndrome without having to go to the doctor? Is there any way to know?

VIDEO carpal tunnel: Here is a video i made a few years back sorry for the bear but it is good information http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=lwghddhvm60&list=plcbd41f7a42e20469&index=4&feature=plpp_video. ...Read more

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They think baby may have dwarfism. How likely is this true? Are the symptoms easy to spot and hard to misdiagnose. Please let me know, worried!

They think baby may have dwarfism. How likely is this true? Are the symptoms easy to spot and hard to misdiagnose. Please let me know, worried!

Dwarfism: Is easy to detect in the nursery. The arms and legs are proportionally shorter that the head and torso. If this is what you see in your child, consult your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the best test to get to find out where you are at with chronic pancreatitist?Stage. As do I even want to fight it.

What is the best test to get to find out where you are at with chronic pancreatitist?Stage. As do I even want to fight it.

See a GI doctor: And a surgeon who deals with the pancreas. Chronic disease in this area is quite frustrating to try and manage effectively and usually requires a team approach. This can only be addressed by the physicians caring for you. Trust their opinions or request a second opinion from somebody else who can examine you and review your records and imaging studies. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the most common symptoms with depression? How do you know if you have it?

What is the most common symptoms with depression? How do you know if you have it?

Depression help: Depression can be more complicated to recognize than most think. Mood changes, low energy, worsening sleep etc may be some hallmarks; but depression is not always obvious even to family and friends. Depression can also co-exist with or be caused by medical problems. Best to see your pcp and ask for referral to a mental health professional. Depression is treatable! See: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression-what-you-need-to-know-12-2015/index.shtml#pub4 I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more