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How To Keep My Body Oxygen Level Up
It all boils down to: Clean diet, adequate rest, activity (exercise) and stress minimization. Improvement in any or all of these will improve brain function and overall fitness. Regular vigorous activity improves well being which improves mental acuity. Following any holistic exercise regimen will do the trick. Stable sleep patterns and meditation will boost awareness & overall brain function. ...Read more
Can Pfo cause low oxygen levels while exercise. My oxygen levels drops down to about 88 while i am walking, then at rest it goes up to 98?
Many things: Low energy can be due to sugar in diet, too much caffeine, dehydration, no exercise, low vitamins or hormone levels or a combination. Eat low glycemic foods, wean off caffeine except about 10oz if needed, drink 0.5oz per pound you weigh for water (most people are dehydrated), sleep deeply, exercise, take vitamin b, d, multivitamin and fish oil . See your md if no change for additional testing. ...Read more
I recently quit smoking. What supplements help increase oxygen to my red blood cells and get the carbon monoxide out of system. To restore my health?
Smoking cessation: Your body will clear the carbon monoxide itself, but the process is slow (weeks) since the binding of carbon monoxide to the hemoglobin molecule is so tight. The best thing you can do is to exercise which will increase the oxygen in your circulation, which will displace the carbon monoxide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat healthy/exercise: Most of the foods you consume is metabolized/changed into sugar (glucose) for body to use (similar to oil refining to gas u use for cars), but the sugar level is nicely regulated to about 60-100 in fasting state. If you are well and eating a healthy, balanced diet, along with regular exercise, your body will regulate your sugar. If you have trouble with low or high sugar, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What makes creatinine levels to drop over time to below normal (now <.30)? Can being on simvastatin affect this?
See below: It depends on your diet and whether you're taking iron pill supplements. Foods rich in iron including greens, beans, lentils, red meat, egg yolks, mollusks, dried fruits, and enriched cereals/grains. Food high in vit c also help absorp iron better. Cook in cast iron pan also help. ...Read more
How long does 5-methyltetrahydrofolate stay in the body? I want to know how long to stay off my supplements before getting my blood levels tested.
Five Half-Lives: Why is that? Why do you need to have MTHF out of your system to test levels? Just curious... Anyways, it's a complicated biochemical web of reactions but basically the blood half-life is short(1-3 hours) so it should be gone after 5 half-lives.BUT...it's stored in the red blood cells for a long time, like up to a month or so--so if they do an RBC assay, wait at least a month. ...Read more
Blood work today shows my potassium level to be 3.0. What coukd be the causr? How to build and maintain level.
Aldosteronism: Easily cured. See an endocrinologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Write down problems: Before you go to bed, write down your problems, how you hope to approach them tomorrow. Leave all of your issues on that piece of paper, knowing that you will address them at some other point, freeing yourself up now to go to sleep. Pick up a book, let your mind wander to a more comfortable place, and as you lie down reading, you will eventually drift off to sleep. Or have a timed musical piece. ...Read more
How can I prevent my metabolism from slowing down when I exercise due to my body body being more efficient?
Vary your: activities as your body can become complacent if you do the same physical activity every day. ...Read more
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Don't touch it.: One does not alter their ph without some serious effort or underlying illness. In fact ph is not a problem per se and we do not measure ph except in very ill patients. A very high or low ph is a symptom that something is seriously wrong. People with ph abnormalities are usually in the intensive care unit. ...Read more
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