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My mom(she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

My mom(she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

Silence in Medicine: I believe first that medicine in general has nothing to say about the health benefits of your proposed use of an oil. This is not in any way known to have positive or negative health benefits. Thus medicine is neutral about this product. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Takin toprol (metoprolol) XL for svt, clonidin for sweats related to menopause, started tramadol 1 wk ago for joint pain. Does BP 95/50, pulse 48 seems lo?

Takin toprol (metoprolol) XL for svt, clonidin for sweats related to menopause, started tramadol 1 wk ago for joint pain.  Does BP 95/50, pulse 48 seems lo?

Menopause: Yes, it seems low. Why are you taking clonidin for hot flashes>? Is there a contraindication for hormone therapy? Have you consider alternatives therapies to menopausal symptoms other than clonidine? There are multiple medication in the market that will not lower your BP like that. ...Read more

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My mom (she's 47, menopause) sometimes has joint pain in ankles, joints of upper portion of legs. Pain increases sometime after morning walk and after?

Osteoarthritis: The most noticeable symptom of oa is a feeling of pain in or around the joint. Other symptoms include:tenderness and stiffness in the joint loss of flexibility or range of motion grating sensation or sound in the joint, also known as crepitus. ...Read more

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Why do I have joint pain?

Why do I have joint pain?

Too general: Sorry, this is way too general a question...Even with specifics including your age, medical history, family history, work history, and additional answers the possible causes are many, many things...Please see your doctor to discuss your concerns! this would be like ordering pants for someone and not knowing the gender, age or size! ...Read more

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What could cause joint pain?

What could cause joint pain?

Many causes: Arthritis, injury, overuse, nerve damage, pinched nerve. Please be more specific and restate your question. There are to many possibilities to list. ...Read more

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Wgat does joint pain feel like?

Wgat does joint pain feel like?

Pain: Picture your knee with a shock absorber inside and a small amount of lubricating fluid. That is normal. Now picture the lubrication or shock absorber to be defective. The result is a general pain in the joint worse on weight bearing. Sometime swelling occurs. ...Read more

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What is the cause fro joint pain?

What is the cause fro joint pain?

See details: There are over one hundred typesof arthritis so there are that many causes. Joint pain in general is caused by inflammatiom and/or damage. ...Read more

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What are some causes of joint pain?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of joint pain to include: bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis, fractures, gout, sprains, strains, & cancer as well as other infectious and inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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What is causing all this joint pain?

What is causing all this joint pain?

So broad a ?: Joint pain has many causes. Whole specialists r studying 4 causes. There r so many, with ur ?There needs to more detailed information. What joint, fever, swelling, injury? Even with more specific information u need 2 c a rheumatologist, even then it requires a lot of testing ; touching 2 come up with a dx. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more