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Doctor insights on: Injectable Antioxidants

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Barriers to injecting cartilage instead of tkr–dr.' s profits?

Barriers to injecting cartilage instead of tkr–dr.' s profits?

Cartilage injections: As of this date the technology does not exist for us to inject cartilage into the joint and give patients any lasting real relief. Total joint replacements are the hold standard technique for giving patient long lasting improved motion and pain relief. ...Read more

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Antioxidant (Definition)

Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more


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I've had back pains for 15years. It's getting worse. I had a procedure, steroids were injected into s chord. Only made it worse. What's wrong? @30yrs

I've had back pains for 15years. It's getting worse. I had a procedure, steroids were injected into s chord. Only made it worse. What's wrong? @30yrs

May need Surgery: Chronic back is sometimes very debilitating and frustrating condition. Have you had an mri. See a neurosurgeon. If surgery is indicated other treatment modalities include physical therapy, use of tens machine, proper body alligment, ultrasonic massage , pain pills and muscle relaxants. Results from any of this including surgery and spinal steroids injections are variable. ...Read more

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What do you think about injecting in the site of s total knree teplacement exparel. Read about it and people have so much less pain with lit.

What do you think about injecting in the site of s total knree teplacement exparel. Read about it and people have so much less pain with lit.

No: I would strongly suggest that cortisone not be injected into a replaced knee. The metal and plastic components are unable to clear bacteria from the knee and the post-injection infection risk is much higher in these circumstances. ...Read more

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What do antioxidants do?

What do antioxidants do?

Free radicals: Antioxidants help to prevent cell damage from free radicals. ...Read more

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Why does insulin have to be injected?

Why does insulin have to be injected?

Inhaled: Inhaled Insulin is possible and has been played with. However, the product released was horribly expensive and never took off. There are talks that it might be re-introduced. Here's a link. http://diabetes.webmd.com/inhaled-insulin. ...Read more

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What are the food sources of antioxidants?

What are the food sources of antioxidants?

Anti-oxidants: Major anti-oxidants are found in densely colored fruits, berries and vegetables eating mainly in the raw state. Also found in whole grains and nuts. ...Read more

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Could every anesthesia need to be injected?

Could every anesthesia need to be injected?

No: In the United States, anesthesia for surgery is almost always provided by intravenous induction (propofol, sodium pentothal/ barbital, etomidate) you can also perform inhalation induction via anesthetic gases, but this is usually reserved for children. ...Read more

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What are some advantages to taking antioxidants?

What are some advantages to taking antioxidants?

Binding free radical: Free radicals are thought to be like chemical monsters and combine with other chemicals that can attack the body and cause cancer and heart disease. The thinking is to get rid of the free radicals to reduce disease before it happens. ...Read more

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Which types of foods are highest in antioxidants?

Best veggies & fruit: Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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Please tell me what foods are high in antioxidants?

Please tell me what foods are high in antioxidants?

Here are some: Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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