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Dr. Chevies newman, does mthfr mutation prevent body from processing folic acid or doing it well? I hear it takes time to build up folate. As I didn't start that early, I am worried about neural tube defects.
He's right but...: Since you are heterozygous you will be able to convert some Folic Acid to the active l-5-mthfr form. Also, hopefully your diet had adequate folate (folic acid) from green leafy veggies etc. Because 30% of people have folate (folic acid) metabolism issues I advise women to take prenatals that have the l-5-mthf form. If worried you can get imagining studies to check for neural tube defects. ...Read more
Get a consultation..: With a qualified facial plastic surgeon in your area. One of the most important concerns with facial implants is keeping the face balanced in appearance. A feature which works well for one face does not necessarily work well on another. Fillers can be used for subtle augmentation, but implants or chin advancement work well for larger and/or permanent changes. ...Read more
Low Calorie Diet: Jennifer hudson is one of the main speakers for weight watchers who have her on a balanced low calorie diet as far as I know. She follows a low calorie diet as well as a lot of exercise with a fitness trainer. There are many diets available from low calorie to low carb to low fat, to mediterranian type diet and different people respond differently to different diets. ...Read more
Jennifer had white rust on her toung look like milk but its not. How did she get it? She doesn't eat much?
Thrush : It is not clear but I believe you are describing oral thrush. Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus, also known as yeast. Candida infection is not limited to the mouth; it can occur in other parts of the body as well, causing diaper rash in infants or vaginal yeast infections in women. Treatment is anti fungal medication. See your pediatric doctor or a dentist for rx. ...Read more
Hi, this is Jennifer I got my last periods on march 16th 2015. I want to get my periods in a week what should I do?
Sexually active?: If so, first make sure you are not pregnant with simple home urine pregnancy test. If not sexually active, and if your periods have been irregular and delayed in the past you can wait for a coup, e of extra weeks before going to your doctor to get checked for a medical reason for delayed menses. Best of luck:) ...Read more
So I am confused if dr. Jennifer mcdonald said that period cycle from 28-32 days is very normal every month has the same days, so how can count ovalua?
Try health tap: The questioners and answers on this site are largely confidential. Scan a few and you can see the range of questions and yours probably fits in without any issues. If not there is a way on healthtap to ask an individual doctor a question if that is preferable. We are a friendly and helpful site. ...Read more
So I am confused if dr. Jennifer mcdonald said that period cycle from 28-32 days is very normal because not every month has the same days, so how can I predict or get when is my ovaluation day. Thanks?
Basal thermometer: A basal body thermometer is an easy way to tell when you might be ovulating. There are over the counter test kits as well. Good luck! ...Read more
Could my progesterone levels been low/off because I was menstrating at the time of my blood draw?
I am jennifer and I am having a light period this month and I am really worried I have not had sex recently I am a virgin. I don't know what to do.
Please first see a Psychologist — the problems you have will be sorted out!
Please let me know how things go! ...Read more
Dear doctors, what amino acids can I take to maintain my health, as I have ckd3 and bipolar disorder. Thank you for your advice!
I have being feeling weak lately and feeling dizzy at sometime I went to see a doctor and runs me a test and the result came negative i just don t know what to do anymore please I need your help am jennifer form nigeria?
Drink more water:
Many illnesses can cause you to feel weak and dizzy. Without seeing, you or reviewing the test that your doctor did, it is difficult to tell why you are feeling that way.
One common cause of feeling weak/dizzy in Nigeria is anemia (low hemoglobin or low blood level); another can be low blood pressure (from lack of enough fluid). Try drinking plenty of clean water and see if you feel any better. ...Read more
Hi! I have a broken foot and I'm in a boot. What is the broth they you talk about made from? Thanks, Jennifer
Bone Broth?: There's some anecdotal evidence bone broth can help healing but almost nothing scientific. It made from...bones, beef or chicken, boiled for about 12-24 hours. Making it will keep your mind off your broken foot. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/12/16/bone-broth-benefits.aspx Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Weight gain: I believe that the jennie craig program is designed for weight loss. Have you considered working with a trainer and a nutritionist. ...Read more
Masturbation: The teen sex drive is strong and hormone levels are naturally increasing. It is well within the normal range to think about sex with any female who is attractive to you. There is nothing wrong with thinking about your sister as long as it is just thinking. Fantasies tend to start in our own backyards, but quickly branch out to more exciting possibilities. ...Read more
By the definition of psychotic then copernicus/newton/antibloodletting drs are psychotic? As they were "out of touch" w/predominant views of time?
Science and logic : They may have been considered by some people as psychotic. However, then they made their case with scientific observations and logical thinking, I would hope that people viewed them for that they were and that is people of science. ...Read more
I am 23 yr old female. I gained 10 kg in 5 months. Many individuals in my family are fat. I am 5 ft 4 in 60 kgs now. Can I reduce though it is hereditary?
Yes: There can be many reasons for excessive weight, how much we eat, what we eat and how much we excersize can certainly affect u weight. ...Read more
N-P Disease: Niemannpick disease refers to a group of fatal inherited metabolic disorders. This disease is a form of sphingolipidosis, as it involves dysfunctional metabolism of sphingolipids. Sphingolipidoses, in turn, are included in the larger family of lysosomal storage diseases (lsds). ...Read more
Smallpox: Use of cowpox was a radical new concept. ...Read more
Newsmen who smoked: There is data comparing lifespan of smokers and non-smokers. The result suggests a strong correlation between early death and smoking. ...Read more
Accidentaly left my betaloc tablets at home and I'm abroad now. Can I miss them out for four days?
Norman HIDA scan results but pain during CCK injection made my already pain ten times worse what does this mean?
Hello I am Amardevi. I want to reduce 20kg weight. I am 69kgs now. Can you please suggest me diet and exercise plan... How should I follow?
Weight management.: 69 kilograms is about 152 pounds. If you want to reduce another 20 kilograms weight, i.e., 49 kilograms = 108 pounds. First, are you an anorexic or bulimic? Second, you need to input your height and current weight to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) in order to determine your ideal weight standing. Calculating BMI is very easy and can be done online. ...Read more
There are two broad categories — your thyroid producing too much or not enough thyroid hormone.
Here are the most common:
— iodine deficiency
— grave's disease (autoimmune — causes thyroid to produce too much thyroid hormone)
— hashimoto's — typically too little
— multinodular goiter — solitary thyroid nodules
— thyroid cancer, heaven forbid.
— inflammation. ...Read more
How did Kylie Jenner get bigger hips and butt? What are your thoughts based on surgical experience?
I suffer from sever migraines for the last 30 years. Now I am stuttering with migraines. Thoughts?
Confusional migraine: Migraine is a very complex disorder. There are major events that occur in the brain during a migraine attack. Major changes in brain chemistry and brain blood flow occur, and eeg changes occur all independent of the throbbing head pain. Major autonomic events occur with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pale appearance, sweaty, etc. Stroke like events occur as well as confusion. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with fxd drugs eruption. It started since 2011 until now. Can my skin heal completely&be back to normal again? Would elomet helps?
Avoid naproxen sodiu: Fixed drug eruption is typically caused by infrequently used medications such as over the counter products for headaches or even constipation. Naproxen sodium is a common culprit (trade name aleve) as well as certain laxatives. If you avoid the drug that triggers the eruption, your skin will completely normalize. In the interim, have your doctor prescribed a topical steroid to speed up resolution. ...Read more
M 20. Had weak erections earlier. Now from last 1 month erections were great. But again erections are weak now. Can it be due to masturbate too much?
If it is an odor, it: Might be a symptom of an infection. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more