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My doctors scoffed at my following adelle davis in the 70s. They scoff at my eating organic local food now. Why?

My doctors scoffed at my following adelle davis in the 70s. They scoff at my eating organic local food now. Why?

Organic food: Doctors sometimes don't receive much education on proper nutrition. If you feel uncomfortable with your physician, it may be helpful to seek treatment elsewhere. ...Read more

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I believe in the traditional approaches to healthy eating from the pioneers adelle davis and frances moore lappe. Who are leaders now?

I believe in the traditional approaches to healthy eating from the pioneers adelle davis and frances moore lappe. Who are leaders now?

Alice Waters/Farmers: Ms. Lappe's daughter is carrying on the small planet movement. Doctors ornish and weil are well-known proponents of healthy eating. There are many outside north america. With the rising cost of food and possible problems with our food supply, there is a need for others. My approach is a la michael pollan, using local fresh foods as much as possible. I cook low-fat according to what is in season. ...Read more

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I am davis 16 years oldf I want to know how can I treat ngrown toenail by my self please. I want to easy way.?

I am davis 16 years oldf I want to know how can I treat ngrown toenail by my self please. I want to easy way.?

Not advisable: But try soaking toe in saltwater for 24 hrs. Get help from a podiatrist to avoid infection. If already infected. Get treatment immediately. ...Read more

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Is there anyone that can tell me if uc davis helps treat ulcerative colitis for free I'm 21 female and had uc for 4 years?

Is there anyone that can tell me if uc davis helps treat ulcerative colitis for free I'm 21 female and had uc for 4 years?

No one: No one will treat uc for free, unless you are part of a clinical trial for a new treatment. If you can't afford the treatment or insurance, you need to sign up for medicaid. With the new affordable care act insurance requirement going into effect this year, you must buy insurance or get enrolled in a govt program. Uc requires frequent follow ups as well as tests and medications. ...Read more

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What is the success rate for dr. Tim davis' stem cell treatment for degenerative disk disease? What other treatments are available?

What is the success rate for dr. Tim davis' stem cell treatment for degenerative disk disease? What other treatments are available?

Money medicine: They dropped the results part of conversation the host put promising in but dr davis didn't answer the question the first fda studies are forsafety not efficacy we have spent years trying to come up with a reproducible outcome measurment for back pain and bogged down in thsubjective nature of pain complaintstreatment options are not always evidence based trxthis will go the way of idet I hope it. ...Read more

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I need help deciding where to have my surgery at? I will be having my fallopian tubes removed along with a large fibroid size of cantaloupe. My choices are Camellia womens clinic. Along with UC Davis.

I need help deciding where to have my surgery at? I will be having my fallopian tubes removed along with a large fibroid size of cantaloupe. My choices are Camellia womens clinic. Along with UC Davis.

It's difficult: To recommend a particular place to have your surgery. Instead, what I would recommend is researching who has the most experience doing gynecological surgeries such as this. ...Read more

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Towards blood results, dr. Davis and dr. Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal. No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs. Than why not ovulating?

Towards blood results, dr. Davis and dr. Livingston consider I am not perimenopausal. No pcos, no stress, ths ok, weight gain 3kgs. Than why not ovulating?

Anovulation: Stress and pregnancy are the most common causes of an ovulation, even when we are not aware of it. As a single occurrence, no need for alarm. Further testing or ovulation induction is likely warranted. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to try jillian micheals 14 day cleanse and burn?

Can you tell me about it's like to try jillian micheals 14 day cleanse and burn?

At your own risk: None of these concoctions will do you any lasting good. Some can land you in the intensive care unit. If you are interested in fitness, a trainer and exercise friends are what you really want. If you are interested in natural healing, find an evidence based holistic doctor. Please don't try a drastic purge. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do hard workouts like "Jillian Michaels ripped in 30" If I am pregnant?

Is it ok to do hard workouts like "Jillian Michaels ripped in 30" If I am pregnant?

It depends: If you are used to working out aggressively, you should be ok. Nothing high impact, and you want to keep your heart rate below 140. ...Read more

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I have PCOS so trying to loss my weight. Daily working out for 2 hours Cardio, Strength it is Jillian Michaels workout's but no result?? What can I do?

I have PCOS so trying to loss my weight. Daily working out for 2 hours Cardio, Strength it is Jillian Michaels workout's but no result?? What can I do?

See a Dietician: A dietician can review your dietary habits and provide targeted advise to help you lose weight. It is helpful to keep a diet diary for two weeks prior to visiting the dietician to get the most useful advise. Be honest about everything you eat or drink. This will help the dietician design the right plan to help you lose the weight. ...Read more

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I started working out everyday for 30-60 min using home workout videos (jillian michaels) what foods help to cut belly fat after c-section im 5'2 118l?

I started working out everyday for 30-60 min using home workout videos (jillian michaels) what foods help to cut belly fat after c-section im 5'2 118l?

Avoid sugars & carbs: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

Is drinking 60oz distilled water a day dangerous? I am doing the Jillian Michaels Detox for 7 days (lemon, cranberry, dandelion root tea)is it safe?

In context.: Drinking 60 oz of water (doesn't have to be distilled) is adequate for hydration. That amount of water, in general, doesn't have any health effects as long as you're healthy otherwise (no kidney disease, &c). However the "detox" plan & its duration isn't generally advisable. Detox is nutritionally deficient & you can get electrolyte problems. Check w/ your doctor before starting any "fad" diets. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2-b12, 2-b6, 3-lysine, 15000ui of d - vitamins, 4 tbls of crushed flaxseed and also 4 jillian michaels fat burner per day?

Is it safe to take 2-b12, 2-b6, 3-lysine, 15000ui of d - vitamins, 4 tbls of crushed flaxseed and also 4 jillian michaels fat burner per day?

Why do that?: No good reason to be taking that combo of stuff. Don't know doses of b6 (too much- nerve damage); 15k iu of d (d2 or d3-different dosing) daily is too much (liver toxic, etc). Jillian michaels product at least says it has 100mg caffeine/dose (from guarana). You have no idea how much of anything else is in the proprietary blend. Can't recommend this regimen-it's wack. ...Read more

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I've been sick for 5 days

More details!: What are you sick with? Ask again and clarify. Remember that you have only 150 characters available, so clarify but keep brief. ...Read more

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44 year old, 9 days late,?

44 year old, 9 days late,?

Lots of things: This can be normal, early indication of menopause, pregnancy, or sign of other hormonal disorders (like hypothyroid). Get testing if you miss next month too ...Read more

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5 days late should I worry?

5 days late should I worry?

If you have been: Sexually active, take home pregnancy test. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. # 1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Have not had bm in 14 days?

Have not had bm in 14 days?

No BM in weeks: Please get in to your medical clinic today or head to the emergency room. If you are this blocked up you could have a rupture of your intestines which can be life threatening.

This level of constipation once it is safe for you will also begin to be cleaned out for you and then medical treatment plans should be put in place so this does not happen again. ...Read more

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Pain after ET. Pass 6 days.

Pain after ET. Pass 6 days.

Muscular: Wait for 2 weeks, no problems. If u do regular exercise before, it won't happen. ...Read more

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Need to have bm been 6 days?

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Need to have bm been 6 days?

Opioid constipation: Constipation is a major concern in those taking opioids eg butran. Prevention w/stool softeners ; laxatives is imperative as you won't develop tolerance to narcotic-induced constipation, unlike other side effects. If otc isn't enough, ask your prescribing doc for prescription stuff like lubiprostone, linaclotide ; methylnaltrexone. ...Read more

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How many days better for sex?

How many days better for sex?

No limit: It all depends upon you and your partner. There is no number good or bad for normal sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Had a headach for 4 days now?

Had a headach for 4 days now?

Could be anything: Headaches could be due to simple viral infections or major brain tumours. It is difficult to say without more information and examination.
It could be a tension headache, a viral infection, migraines, due to poor eyesight, meningitis or a haemorrhage. In short you need to see a Dr who will take a history and perform an examination, if needed you will be referred for a CT scan as well. ...Read more

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How to reduce fats in 15 days?

How to reduce fats in 15 days?

How about 15 weeks?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I have cold from last two days?

I have cold from last two days?

Supportive care:: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume. Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and dark brown honey,
Hot steam showers, Cold-Eze Lozenges, Tylenol 1-2 TABLETS every 4-6 hours as needed for fever greater than 100. Tea with dark brown honey. Nasal saline. OK to use Robitussin DM 1-2 tsp. Every 4-6 hrs. As needed ...Read more

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How to lose 36 lbs. In 35 days?

How to lose 36 lbs. In 35 days?

How about 5 - 10 lbs: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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3 days late. When can I test?

NO W (:: You can test now. If negative -can repeat in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I lose 10 pounda 14 days?

How can I lose 10 pounda 14 days?

Too fast: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more