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I Have A Nonstop Headache Could This Be Due To Poor Diet
Possibly: Chronic headaches are caused by factors such as food sensitivity, stress, and hormonal shifts such as with menstruation and menopause. The vast majority of chronic headaches in someone who is otherwise healthy will be due to stress. Some foods are known to trigger migraine but it depends on an individuals sensitivity to these foods. Consult a headache specialist to diagnose your type of headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Get dull yet prominent, localized headaches when lifting heavy objects since taking adderall (5 y.a.). i'm 27, 6'2" 250 lbs, prescribed 25mg/d. consume 1-2 cups coffee. ex-smoker for 1 yr. poor diet, very sedentary lifestyle. should i be concerned?
Recommend see MD: I recommend you see an MD for a full evaluation. ...Read more
My son is 14 and continues to deal with fatigue, headaches and digestive system problems after his pediatrician of 14 years had missed a severe blockage in his intestine causing malnutrition, anemia, weakness and fatique, What else could be going on?
Fatigue /digestion: May be food intolerance. Would f/u with allergist for skin testing or blood test IgG IgE. Common culprits are milk products and gluten so would try elimination 2 weeks without milk products including yogurts cheese and if no change 2 weeks without bread pasta, ckes cookies. Check B12 I find when low ( ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My blood pressure 153 /101 pulse 66..A first for me. My diet has been poor lately. Could this be why i feel I have a headache?
Is there a difference between high cholesterol due to poor diet, and high cholestoral that had been inherited?
No difference: You can't distinguish the cause by the measured values. ...Read more
My uncle has cancer of the of the colon due to poor diet. We have no cancer history in the family but i've been wondering if this is hereditary?
Unlikely genetic: Just one member of the family is not enough to call it familial cancer , 75 % of colon cancers has no family history , so don't worry , you are 21 and if no symptoms , 20 years from now go for regular screening colonoscopy , you will be fine. Yes diet plays a roll but unlikely it is the cause of cancer , develop good dietary habits, eat lots of veggies, fruits, less re meat , will be fine. ...Read more
Had telogen eff. Years ago due to poor diet and rapid weight loss. Could it happen again because i missed one period but am healthy? (blood test norm)
I've been losing an unnormal amount of hair for the past few months. I don't stress too much or have a poor diet. What could it be?
Truly above normal?: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes (and to decide if the amount of hair loss is more than "normal"). If no causes are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair loss. Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Atherosclerosis: This condition is caused by poor diet which is typically a diet with too much animal fat in it. It also occurs in obese people and in those who have diabetes once again due to over eating. Excessive fat(cholesterol) is deposited inside the arteries which leads to damaged vasculature , a set up for heart attack and or stroke due to blood clots forming inside the diseased arteries. ...Read more
I am 34 not getting morning erection for last couple of years. Does poor diet & late night sleep have any impact? Any diet recommendations to improve?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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