Top
20
Doctor insights on: Injectable Antioxidants

Share
1

1
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

See 1 more doctor answer

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


2

2
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

3

3
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

4

4
What do antioxidants do?

What do antioxidants do?

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

5

5
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

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
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

8

8
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

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
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

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What would happen if i injected saltwater into my bloodstream ?

What would happen if i injected saltwater into my bloodstream ?

Nothing will happen: Nothing will happen but why would you do that. I will advice you do not inject anything into your blood stream by yourself. ...Read more

13

13
Can u inject concerta?

Can u inject concerta?

NO: Concerta does not come in injectable form. Anyone trying to make a solution out of this medication would end up with a non-sterile result, which could also contain large particles. Injecting this could be deadly, without even mentioning the pharmacology. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Are there antioxidants in pears?

Are there antioxidants in pears?

Yea : All fruits and vegetables are sources of antioxidants. So-called "white" fruits and vegetables like pears and apples were recently shown in a dutch study to significantly reduce the risk of stroke, by as much as 50%. ...Read more

16

16
Can I inject topical benzocaine?

Can I inject topical benzocaine?

Not a good idea.: What for? Drugs like Benzocaine do not have sytemic pain benefits and are meant for local use. They can induce cardiac arrythmias. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Do bananas contain antioxidants?

A little: Bananas do not have nearly the quantity of antioxidants as things like oranges, appes, grapes, blueberries, etc. They do have some flavenids, vit a, e, and c, which do have antioxidant effects, but this effect is somewhat muted by the high sugar content. However they do have many healthy components like fiber, b vitamins, and potassium - which has been shown to help control blood pressure. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Do apples contain antioxidants?|

Do apples contain antioxidants?|

Yes: "one apple a day keeps the dr. Away" but remember apple causes constipation due to peptic content. ...Read more

19

19
What do antioxidants do for skin?

What do antioxidants do for skin?

Protection: Capture free radicals that cause skin damage. ...Read more

20

20
Do rock melons have antioxidants?|

Cantaloupe?: Rockmelon is another name for cantaloupe in australia and new zealand. Unless you have some other melon in mind, the answer is yes, cantaloupe (or rockmelon) is a rich source of antioxidants. ...Read more