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Lots of water: Water will fill up your stomach, keep you well hydrated and make you feel amazingly well. ...Read more
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
What to do if I have been suffering with anorexia for 2 years now, i would like to get help and be healthy?
How Much U Want This: It might help 2 learn about the 5-stage transtheoretical model of change (diclemente & prochaska). These include precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action & maintenance. Consider figuring out where u are w/ respect 2 taking steps 2 recover from anorexia. For help w/ steps 2 recovery, contact: natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. (630) 577-1330. ...Read more
How to tell doctor? I have a colonoscopy coming up but i can't be on clear liquid diet I have to eat food with my meds how to i tell my doctor?
Your doctor: Should know what medications you're taking, and be able to advise you appropriately. Talk with your doctor openly about your plans. If you present to radiology with solids still in your colon, they won't be able to do your study. You and your doctor need to devise an appropriate plan. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i used to follow a low carb diet , but now i want to maintain my weight, i don't know how many calories should I eat per day?
See below: Go to www.caloriecount.com. Open a free account (they'll ask you some basic question about your age, gender, weight, and activities) and they'll calculate your daily caloric requirement for you. IT's a great site. ...Read more
What to do if I have tried dieting for many months and i can't stick to one what diet would best suit me ?
Hi. I have c-diff and now i start to take vancomycin. I went to know what can not eat.
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Weight loss, I have been not very active for over a year and am 6'6" and 443lb. I want to know how i need to start out exercise.
See below: Please see your physician for an evaluation and they will make recommendations on how you need to start out exercising. My first advice would be just start walking no more than 15 to 20 minutes a day to you build up your endurance. RemoveSugar, soft drinks, and high carbohydrate foods from your diet. Drink plenty of water... But most importantly see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Balanced diet: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low in saturated fats, will promote normal growth. Diet will not accelerate the growth and it is not a good idea to try to do that even though some medications have the potential of accomplishing that. ...Read more
I really want to lose weight but i don't have any determination and eat what i shouldnt. I never stick to a diet for a long time. Need help please! ?
Need doc opinions! I am trying to eat healthy and exercise more but i literally have no idea where to begin?
I want to get pregnant in few months. What should I do before we try? What kinds of vitamins should I take? Do I have to talk to a doctor before?
If you have not: Has a pap and exam in the past year then u need that before u get preg and i rec the doc do a good hx and physical to make sure you do not ahae any gyn or non gyn problems that need to addressed before u are pregnant and if everything is ok then u should be taking a prenatal or multi vitamin and extra Folic Acid 1 mg while u are trying. ...Read more
The 2nd doctor said I have ezcema. I wanted to know if i can exercise. I also wanted to know if i can do obstacle races with mud and water with ezcema?
See below: Usually, ezcema is a fairly simple issue to deal with. The most important, and first 3 rules for treating eczema are: moisturizing, moisturizing and moisturizing! then after this topical steroid can be used to help flares. Your racing is fine, just remember to keep your skin moisturized before and after the races. ...Read more
Suffering from hypothyroidism
i want to know whether i should eat my medicine before giving my blood for test or i should not eat?
Don't matter much..: It will not matter much...Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I am going to have a hysterectomy done on 1-6-14 and I have to eat a lite meal and not sure what I should eat can you help?
I want to do a detox and was told to eat fruit and i'm wondering is this all I should eat and how long do I do this?
Detox: Why do you want to detox? If it is from a medication or a drug you should talk to your doctor about that. If it is just to 'detox' it is not necessary. Your body is excellent at cleaning itself. To be healthy you need to have 4-5 fruit and vegetable servings a day, exercise for 30 minutes 5 times a week, and not smoke. Most of the detoxing regimens can cause imbalances in your body. ...Read more
I'm 19ys old and 240lb. I want to lose weight with gastric band. I tried every diet. I want to know if I should do it or not and why ( pro and cons).
Cons: Pro- you may lose weight- Con- it doesn't teach you good eating habits which you need to learn for the rest of your life. Eating a healthy diet high in fruits, vegetables and in moderation is the way to go. With the band, you will limit your intake, but not learn how to eat properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i cannot use make up, foundation etc as I am a guy. What can I do to help with my redness?
Hi I just want to know if its ok to get pregnant if I have mild chronic inactive gastritis? Am 27yrs old an will like to start having a family.
Pregnancy OK: Hello, Of course, if you are otherwise healthy, you can safely plan a pregnancy. As for the mild gastritis, this can be managed with diet avoiding spicy food and food high in fats. These typically increase the acid that the stomach produces. Always consult a physician when taking medication that may effect the early weeks of a pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of water: Water will fill up your stomach, keep you well hydrated and make you feel amazingly well. ...Read more
I just got released from the hospital two days ago for Pancreatitis. I am on a liquid diet and seem to be retaining water, is this normal?
Normal or Healthy?: Very different issues. Normal = common; many common behaviors = quite unhealthy: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. Humans are water based creatures (generally >50 to <62% water), yet to much/too little unhealthy & can become fatal. Water retention from pancreatitis not likely unless lots of damaged pancreas tissue. Pancreatitis typically from ? triglycerides & LFHC foods http://goo.gl/H7mItd; Avoid for LCHF. ...Read more
I was just released from hospital for diverticulitis, liquid diet for two weeks. Is applesauce ok?
I think not: ASk your MD for clarification of the do's and don'ts ...Read more
I haven't eaten in two weeks due to vomiting. I weighed 133 saturday.Saturday morning i started again clear liquid diet.Today i weigh 137?
Would anxiety cause someone to throw up any and all food going on two weeks? Liquids stay down, but not food.
Vomiting: Vomiting solids for 2 weeks is not normal and will lead to nutritional and weight loss. Be examined to determine the cause. Have your doctor do blood work and monitor your weight. There could be many causes. All the best. ...Read more
I have had consistent bleeding of dark, thick blood for two months with heavy bleeding after sex, liquid red blood. What could be the cause?
Many possibilities: Many things can cause abnormal bleeding but after 2 months it is definitely time to be seen and look into it. This could be any thing from an infection, to thyroid disease, diabetes, PCOS, or even cervical or endometrial cancer. Get in to your PCP, gynecologist, of an urgent care clinic ASAP and begin the work-up. Good luck. ...Read more
I just had a tonsillectomy exactly 11 days ago. I slowly am starting to feel better, still can't eat much besides liquid diet, is that okay?
Having a colonoscopy in 2 days is it possible to have mango sorbet with out dairy as part of the liquid diet?
I started 2 week liquid diet for gastric sleeve today. others who have had this done had only one week or a few days of liquid. Why is every doc diff?
Gastric sleeve: Your doctor is being cautious. Your doctor does not want your surgical area to over-stretch from food or from rapid ingestion. If you overstretch too soon, then the surgical area may separate. The caution is good. ...Read more
Friday started diverticulitis. Been on liquid diet 3 days and taking keflex 500 mg ,4 day since sat. Have had 2 small bm today. can i eat pudding now?
I had my gallbladder removed about a week ago and hust had a ERCP done 2 days ago. This morning my stool was black but ive been on a full liquid diet.
What can I do for external hemorrhoids to heal. It's really really painful. I got them when 2 days ago preparing for colonoscopy. Still following a liquid diet because of fear of bowel movements pain.
Hemorrhoids: Keep the area clean. Cold packs sometimes help. Avoid sitting directly on your bottom with an inflatable donut. There are suppositories that are helpful but need to be prescribed. Keep your stool soft with a diet high in fibre and a stool softener. All the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after complex salmonella that caused Diarrehea but no vomiting should i have frequent bowel movements ? I was hospitalized for a week and a half with colitis from the salmonella and was npo for 2 days then liquid diet for 3 or 4. Then gradual up
If i stick to a liquid diet of 200-500 cals a day for 40 days then start eating junk & alcohol straight after will it damage me? It will just b for 1 day for a party then i will go back on the diet.
Starvation: There are nearly 40000 physicians here on health tap. And, all of us would tell you the same thing. Starving yourself is very dangerous and very unhealthy. It is in no way a successful strategy to lose weight. It will damage your metabolism center in your brain and it will possibly damage your organs and your hormones. Please. Please rethink this unwise plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I do liquid diet for 20 days with exercising . after that I will change it to protein diet that include 5 small meals with exercise. Thanx?
I have pancreatitis and in great pain. clear liquid diet for three days. No relief. Doc says lipase is normal. Why do I hurt?
Nerve damage: After pancreatitis, you can end up with a permanent pain syndrome due to damage to the nerve plexus ("solar plexus") near the pancreas, long after the pancreatitis itself heals. It's often brutal and I hope that it can be addressed. There's a new procedure to destroy the pain fibers here using an instrument passed through the stomach. Very high triglycerides can cause pancreatitis -- is this you? ...Read more
For the past few days I've been having trouble passing stool, the stool feels like it is "stuck" in my rectum, no amount of pushing will let it out, and I've been "dislodging it manually", how can I fix this? would a liquid diet help? I also suffer from h
Hydration...: More fluid and fibers. Can try Mag Citrate liquid prn. ...Read more
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