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Is there a reasonable benefit for taking HGH for a person with heptites c?

Is there a reasonable benefit for taking HGH for a person with heptites c?

NO benefit: Hgh (human growth hormone) is generally used for growth hormone deficiencies mainly in children or adults with pituitary dysfunction. Since hepatitis c is a viral infection the primary aim is keep the 'virus in check' with medications e.G . Interferon. ...Read more

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

Human growth hormone is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea sized structure at the ...Read more


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Is vitamin C good for a person with gerd?

Is vitamin C good for a person with gerd?

Can trigger reflux: Vitamin c is acidic and is in acidic foods as well hence it can aggravate gerd. ...Read more

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Is protein good for a person with no thyroid?

Is protein good for a person with no thyroid?

It doesn't matter: If you're on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement and your thyroid levels are normal -- it's just like you never had a thyroid problem. Eat whatever you want to, but exercise and stay lean. ...Read more

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Is there a safe diet pill for people with hp?

Is there a safe diet pill for people with hp?

It's relative.: Most diet pills contain caffeine which can potentially raise blood pressure. Have a baseline ekg and discuss with your dr regarding this issue. If ever u take this pills, be sure that your BP is under control and your heart is structurally sound. Diet and exercise are still the key to losing weight. Drink lots of water to curb your appetite. Best of luck ! ...Read more

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Would a multivitamin help with female hair thinning? Is there a specific vitamin for this?

Would a multivitamin help with female hair thinning? Is there a specific vitamin for this?

Female hair loss: There are some vitamins for hair, skin and nails, which typically include biotin. These however will not help regrow hair. There are numerous causes of hair thinning or loss in women and the diagnosis can be sometimes very clear cut and other times very difficult to figure out. Your best bet is to find a dermatologist with expertise in hair loss in women if it is concerning you. ...Read more

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Which is the best prescription for fertility supplements especially for a hypertensive person?

Which is the best prescription for fertility supplements especially for a hypertensive person?

Depends on the diagn: The best prescription depends on the diagnosis. Not the diagnosis of "infertility" (which has many causes) but rather the diagnosis of the CAUSE of infertility. Is it due to microvascular disease? Is it due to hormonal imbalance or low sperm counts? Is it related to other systemic illnesses? See a fertility specialist or Prime for diagnosis & treatment. This forum unlikely to provide a good answer ...Read more

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Is there an ultimate diet for a person who has hypothyrodism?

Is there an ultimate diet for a person who has hypothyrodism?

Healthy Diet: Eat a healthy, balanced diet. Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. ...Read more

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If i take testosterone for bodybuilding for 6 weeks with talking novaldex with it with some other medical protection with a doctor, is there any risk?

If i take testosterone for bodybuilding for 6 weeks with talking novaldex with it with some other medical protection with a doctor, is there any risk?

Not a good idea: It is dangerous to be using testosterone for someone in your age. To mix it with Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is bordering on insanity...Who do you want to mess your health up with such casual use of potent hormones and chemical agents? ...Read more

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Is glutathione injection safe for a person with hypertension?

Is glutathione injection safe for a person with hypertension?

Don't do it!: Who's offering you glutathione? Is this part of a lighten-you-skin scam? A "protect you from cancer" scam? You don't want this. The slight impact it may have on your natural skin color isn't worth the price, and nowadays in almost all the world, judging a person on skin color is the height of ignorance. It'll solve nothing. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits for a person without diabetes to take a glucose tablet when eating a meal is not possible?

Are there any benefits for a person without diabetes to take a glucose tablet when eating a meal is not possible?

Not much: Glucose will provide some calories but no protein or other nutrients. If you can't sit down and have a balanced meal a good quality breakfast bar or energy bar might be a better choice. An apple of other fruit would be another consideration. ...Read more

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I know a young person who is diabetic. Is there a site available for an insulin pump for him?

I know a young person who is diabetic. Is there a site available for an insulin pump for him?

See the doctor: There is a process to go through to get an Insulin pump. My recommendation is for him to see his doctor for a referral to a pump educator. He can then learn the pros and cons from all the pumps. Then he can make an informed decision about which is best for him. ...Read more

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Is there a covered prescription nutritional drink, other than the possibility of Ensure, that can help a person with diabetes?

Is there a covered prescription nutritional drink, other than the possibility of Ensure, that can  help a person with diabetes?

Diabetes: At age 61 do you really need a prescription nutritional drink? Please go on-line and find "NuVal". This list gives you a very good idea of foods that are good , not so good, and bad for you. You should also try and find time to get in some exercise. ...Read more

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Is projectruby.com a safe and reputable source for acquiring birth control? What if I've been on a specific formula for a while and just need refills?

Is projectruby.com a safe and reputable source for acquiring birth control? What if I've been on a specific formula for a while and just need refills?

Refill here: Healthtap offers prescription refills for birth control. You can schedule an online appointment with a doctor in your state right now and get your birth control refilled. ...Read more

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Is there a daycare for childeren with diabetes?

Is there a daycare for childeren with diabetes?

Yes and no: Not specificaly for diabetes, but most children's hospitals will have a list of daycare that are willing to take care of kids with chronic illnesses. There are guideliness for care published in diabetes care journal for daycares that are willing to take care of diabetic children. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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