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Symptoms: The differential, the subsets of white blood cells, specifically neutrophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes and monocytes will help great deal in understanding the dynamics in your WBC. If the main symptom is a sore throat a local exam with an infectious work/up should help. Talk to your doc about your worries. ...Read more
How can smoking hookah stunt/ hinder 16 yo boy? I'm a kate bloomer and started to smoke it at 16 till 18.5. Does it affect anything?
Can taking m2 tone fertility drug during the first 2 weeks of pregnancy cause deformity in baby. Kate dangbey?
Not sure but: More likely safe. It's wise for u to discontinue taking this supplement since u r already pregnant. Follow up with ur oby.Best wishes! .http://allbewell.blogspot.com/2007/12/pcos-m2-tone.html?m=1. ...Read more
Hi there, I'm Kate! I'm 20 years old and I live in MN. I have had problems with my ears for a year to a year and a half now. I have constant eczema in?
Sure about this one?: The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. This is NOT a diet designed for routine weight loss! Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ketogenic_diet ...Read more
I have a problem controlling what i eat and therefore i usually am unable to keep a diet for kore than two weeks. Help!
Start with lifestyle: Try changing your diet and exercise habits. Reduce your calorie intake. Choose healthy foods and watch your calories. Make sure you watch what you're drinking too (soda, alcohol, etc). Exercise several times a week. You need to burn more calories than you consume. There are several "apps" that will track the information for you. Beyond that, you can consult your physician for other options. ...Read more
Please my son Wight is 23kg 131cm age 8years-old his basketball kapten told me that he's under Wight what can I do to him?
Diet and exercise: He is only a few kilos under "normal". So long as he has a healthy appetite and is active there is no concern. No everyone fits in the average normals. If he is not eating well and isn't active, which I doubt since he is playing basketball, then he should see his doctor. Otherwise he will grow fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Root for relaxation: Kava is a plant whose root is used as a natural treatment for anxiety and insomnia. It has a long history of safe folk use in fiji but certain preparations may cause liver damage; the right form is probably safe. See http://www.Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/news/20090514/kava-for-anxiety-is-short-term-use-safe ; http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/kava-kava. ...Read more
A plant: found mostly in East Africa, which contains a series of chemicals known as "cathinones." These are stimulants that work pretty much like our own adrenaline does, or like other stimulants (cocaine and amphetamines) to produce increases wakefulness, less need for sleep, and increased focus and attention. When chewed or brewed into a tea it is mild, but concern with abuse has led to illegality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress: There is a long list of unproven indications for kava. The most common reason I see it used for is for stress reduction. I do not recommend the use of kava because it is known to be a liver toxin even after short term use and it interactions with a number of medications which could make them ineffective and/or more toxic because of the high level that your body cannot effectively break down. ...Read more
Do not use it: Kava has been known to cause severe liver damage up to the point of requiring a transplant. Even after short term use it can be liver toxic. There is a long list of medications that show an interaction between kava and the medication. Kava is supposed to be indicated for stress relief as well as a long list of other indications. None of these have been scientifically proven. ...Read more
Biopsy or blood test: Leishmania (kala-azar) is best diagnosed by taking a careful history, including travel to areas where leishmania is found. Many tests are avaialble, choice will depend upon specific symptoms.Consult an infectious disease specialist to help.Tests include: biopsy of spleen, bone marrow, lymph node or skin. Blood test include immnunofloursent assays, PCR www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002362/. ...Read more
Many: 2weeks to 8 months after being bitten by a sandfly you may develop some or all of theses symptoms: chronic non-healing skin sore, breathing difficulty, stuffy nose/nose bleeds, swallowoing difficulties, fatigue, cough, fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain, night sweats, thinning hair, weight loss etc. You will need an infectious disease specialist. Info: www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002362/. ...Read more