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Likely unknown: Diet plans that are not studied with good scientific research cannot prove they have the benefits they claim. That means they can say many things, and the "customer" testimonials can say many things, but their claims are just claims. There's little or no proof that their claims are true, unless there is real, scientific research. ...Read more
No reliable info: There are hundreds of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical stuff. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... But not on real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). So, with supplements, nobody really knows the full effects. ...Read more
Always too hot, thirsty, hair thinning, weight gain, buffalo hump, anxiety/depr. Testing w endocrinologist, seeing psy. Anybody else I should see?
Right track: You are with the right type of dr. Unless you want to see an internist. You need a complete physical exam and laboratory evaluation. ...Read more
Am type1diabetic, hv tried to find app that shows diff. Restaurants w/nutrition info since count carbs (religiously!); help w/ spec.App=restaur.=crbs?
I heard about pure Colombia ultra diet.is it work? Please suggest me some pill for fast weight loss.
No pill exists: These sorts of pills do not work and you will only be wasting,your money. Also, fast weight loss is unhealthy . Such quick weight loss approaches often end up with a weight gain, since people gain their,weight back plus more. The best way to lose,weight and keep it,off,is a combination of diet and exercise . Slow and steady works best. ...Read more
Was dx'd w fibromyalgia.Have bipolar,ptsd,ocd,social phobia,agoraphobia 2.How 2 make my family&bf understand&believe my pain?Any book recommendations?
I'm sure you can.: My experience is that in order to really learn this well it is best to be with your teacher. Hands on teaching of acupressure is far better than watching. ...Read more
M 25 yrs old.M married took birth control pills fr 2 mnths.M 68kgs weighted .Gained abt 20kgs.Any safe and diet tips plz.Which diet will be helpful?
Please, who may help me with my systemic mastocytosis? Was discovered 22years ago in mayo clinic. - jacksonville, fl. Thanks!
Consult: Would consult with an allergist, gastroenterologist and hematologist. ...Read more
Warning!!:PODIATRIST Dr. David Tobin responded to my question about Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome saying it didn't exist? Google and my DR disagree.
Love our g.i.but looking for new ideas. 22mo gtube fed boy losing weight. 12.2 on aug7, 10.6 today. 1000cal/day. GTube4aspirtion. Help?
Weight loss: in an infant or toddler is worrisome. Are there other symptoms/explanations? Different scale? W/WO clothes or wet diaper? Diarrhea or other illness in the last few weeks? Is child able to take oral foods as well? 1000 calories sounds like a somewhat low calorie intake for 12.2 kg child, so supplementing with oral food or a higher calorie feeding would be first before looking for other causes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was scared about my labs
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MA used cancer and auto immune?
You need to consult: us on Healthtap Prime. You have just given anyone access to your personal information. This is a Public Site! ...Read more
Hi dr, we r expecting a baby.Ga 20wk+. At 6+ga TSH was 8. Having thyroxine. At 12w tsh=1.2. Today tsh=3. Taking calcium, iron.Is it ok?Pls suggest. Thx
Hi doc,here is my horm profile on day 3. FSH-1.89miu/ml(6.9-12.5) LH-1.72miu/ml(5.9-12.6) E- 5.40 pg/ml(24.5-195) PRL-70.8ng/ml(3.4-24.1). Pls explain?
High prolactin : A high prolactin can suppress your other hormones and disrupt your normal ovarian function. Your physician might order a X-ray or MRI of your brain and they will possibly start you on some medication to lower your prolactin. These steps, of course, would be useless if you are breast feeding. ...Read more