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Can you tell me how is cholesterol levels increased in our bodies?

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Can you tell me how is cholesterol levels increased in our bodies?

Balance: The level of cholesterol in our blood is determined by the balance between how much our body makes and how much it is metabolized or broken down. The source is from our diet and what the liver makes.The left over,after the body uses what cholesterol it needs is taken back to the liver through receptors and eliminated as bile or recycled back to make cholesterol again ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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Can you tell me how glucose can appear in urine in type 2 diabetes patients?

Can you tell me how glucose can appear in urine in type 2 diabetes patients?

Glucose reabsorption: Hi. The filtrate that the kidney forms off the blood that will go through the kidney tube (nephron) to become urine, has glucose. This filtered glucose is completely reabsorbed in non-diabetics. This reabsorption mechanism in the kidney is saturable, and when glucose exceeds a certain level (about 200 or so), it exceeds the reabsorption mechanism's capacity, and the overflow comes out in the urine ...Read more

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How to increase concentration in studies through medicines ?

Wrong question: First. Pills are not the best option. Second practice studying rand learning good habits for memorization and reading are key. Remember all of us here spent years in school and we survived and succeeded by hard work and practice. ...Read more

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How to cure lead in your blood?

How to cure lead in your blood?

Chelators: Be sure the diagnosis is made by someone reputable and that the treatment is evidence-based. Various chelating agents should help; it will take a while. Try to find out how you were poisoned and consider engaging an attorney. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how lowering drugs that reduce alertness aid in preventing pneumonia?

Can you tell me how lowering drugs that reduce alertness aid in preventing pneumonia?

Aspiration: If drousy just like not able to drive or work heavy machinery with out ill effect, eating or drinking, food or liquid with reflexes suppressed can allow aspiration which in turn can cause pneumonia. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how hypernatremia occur in diabetes insipidus?

Can you tell me how hypernatremia occur in diabetes insipidus?

ADH (vasopressin): Hypernatremia occurs in diabetes insipidus secondary due to the lack of anti diuretic hormone (ADH) effect in the kidney, resulting in decreased free water absorption thus creating a higher sodium. ...Read more

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How do you experience hypoglycemia in diabetes? Can this happen naturally?

How do you experience hypoglycemia in diabetes? Can this happen naturally?

Mostly Bad Treatment: Diabetes mellitus = ?ed blood glucose; optimal hba1c ?5.0%. By ada standards, dm not present until hba1c ?6.5%. Sugar & many widely promoted treatments for dm, e.G the sulfonylurea medications trigger insulin, Insulin tends to lower glucose but can also easily drive it too low = hypoglycemia. Thus best avoid these, go hf/lc, consider glp-1 analogues +/- amlyn +/- metformin for far better results. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the brains response causes the increase in blood pressure required during exercise?

Can you tell me how the brains response causes the increase in blood pressure required during exercise?

?: Not sure of your question. The brain modulates many bodily functions, but most of the input affecting BP comes from adrenal gland and kidney input as well as some input from baroreceptors in the carotid arteries. There are control centers that monitor and to some degree regulate this response, and can provide powerful reactionary responses for example in the case of a hemorrhagic stroke. ...Read more

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How antidepressants could contribute to suicide in depressed patients?Or how they increase the risk?

How antidepressants could contribute to suicide  in depressed patients?Or how they increase the risk?

When initiating: The potential increased risk of suicide is when first starting antidepressants. Many theories exist. Antidepressants affect brain chemistry in ways not fully understood and it is something in this activity that can, in some people, increase suicidality. ...Read more

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Can starvation of one day lead to ketones 3+ in urine test? or it will needs long term starvation to lead to this result??

Can starvation of one day lead to ketones 3+ in urine test? or it will needs long term starvation to lead to this result??

Could: You could have ketones in urine with starving for one day, if your prior carbohydrate intake was low. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What can we do to change adverse drug reactions from being a leading cause of death in usa?

What can we do to change adverse drug reactions from being a leading cause of death in usa?

Take fewer drugs.: People take and doctors prescribe many medications that are not necessary. Part of the issue is the attitude of the public expecting that if something is wrong there must be a pill to fix it. There is alot that one can do personally by making healthy lifestyle changes in diet, exercise, weight and bad habits that would significantly reduce drug use and prescriptions. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the ketogenic diet beneficial to some epileptics?

Can you tell me how is the ketogenic diet beneficial to some epileptics?

A high-fat, low car-: bohydrate diet is used with Anti-Epileptic Drugs in some children with seizures refractory to multiple AED's alone, if no metabolic or mitochondrial disease precludes its use. Nutritionists monitor diet & give vitamin & mineral supplements. They reduce seizures in some kids with Lennox-Gastaut, Rett, Dravet, Doose. & GLUT-1 deficiency syndromes, infantile spasms & tuberous sclerosis complex. ...Read more

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How can a diabetics failure to handle sugar result in the symptoms that follow?

How can  a diabetics failure to handle sugar result in the symptoms that follow?

Depends: It depends on how bad the diabetic control. It can be from no symptoms to urine frequency, thirsty, more severe to dizziness, even coma. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in future will we be able to control cholesterol by bacteria, for prevention of heart disease?

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Can you tell me in future will we be able to control cholesterol by bacteria, for prevention of heart disease?

Not likely: There are no current studies looking at bacteria or it's products in treating high cholesterol.However in the near future instead of pills people with the familial disease causing very high cholesterol will be getting shots once or twice a month using antibodies to a protein that binds to the cholesterol receptor. It is called PCSK9 ...Read more

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If a male were to take Clomiphene in order to increase test levels and decrease estrogen levels, how long will it stay in the system?

If a male were to take Clomiphene in order to increase test levels and decrease estrogen levels, how long will it stay in the system?

6 weeks or so: The half-life of clomiphene is 5-7 days. At just over 6 weeks or perhaps a little sooner, less than 1% should remain in your system. The therapeutic and systemic effects would stop before that. ...Read more

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What can i do to decrease ceratinine from 2.23 to the normal level ?and what about drugs of diabetes &hypertensive was contraindicated in this case?

What can i do to decrease ceratinine from 2.23 to the normal level ?and what about drugs of diabetes &hypertensive  was contraindicated in this case?

Creatinine: Difficult to answer without more information with respect to time course,duration,causation etc.If chronic there is little you can do but get a nephrologist to see you,be educated on diet,avoidance of renal toxins(eg NSAID drugs)An individuals creatinine is largelya function of their muscle mass and GFR. ...Read more

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What causes Triglyceride level to rise in blood in people with CKD? Any particular food to blame?

What causes Triglyceride level to rise in blood in people with CKD? Any particular food to blame?

Depends: It may be a independent issue. Diet/gene are equally involved. Just not eating breakfast / pre-diabetic state will cause it. Fried fatty food will contribute so also obesity and lac of physical activity. ...Read more

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