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I have gained about 15 pounds in 3 months. I am concerned about this. I am not eating anymore and go to PT. Thanks, Liz?
What are some food items that are usually unhealthy due to added oil but will not be unhealthy when cooked in Phillips air fryer (due to no added oil)?
Not the key: For decades, the "pop" wisdom is that fried foods containing a great deal of this-or-that type of fat are "bad for you" and this actually matters. Especially for the past 15 years, this is extensively questioned and there's even much skepticism about whether we should ever have taught this. I'd urge you to exercise intensively, eat sensibly, stay trim, and not focus too much on food choices. ...Read more
Amitiza (lubiprostone) vs Linzess: Both r used for irs w/constipation ; for chronic constipation of unknown cause. Price may be a factor as may ins co's formulary. Dose of Amitiza (lubiprostone) may need adjustment in presence of liver disease. Given these factors, it is prescribing doc's preference. ...Read more
My boy is almost 5 month old, I am feeding him with aveno phillips bottles but its writen 1+ should I change bottle?
No: If he is doing fine with the bottle you are using, he is fine to use that bottle. Quite honestly, I'm surprised someone markets a bottle for 1+, because that is when we like to wean infants from bottle to cup - so I'm not sure why someone would make a bottle aimed at this age group! ...Read more
Which brand of a peak flow meter would you recommend? I was thinking Phillips respironics personal best. Is this a good one?
Batman v Superman: Think Batman v Superman. Or Team Cap vs Team Iron Man. There is no single best peak flow meter aside from one that you can afford and are willing to use regularly to monitor asthma. Check out http://goo. Gl/HKnLyW & http://goo. Gl/hTcxBH for more info on peak flow meters. Of course, you could/should bring in your readings plus meter to calibrate w/office meter. Avoid allergens & take meds as directe ...Read more
Read that French fries can be made in Phillips air fryer with little or no oil. Preparing French fries in this way is not unhealthy??
Likely more healthy: There have not been health outcomes studies done with air fried potatoes. It is likely more healthy to eat this than deep fried potatoes. You'd want to oil used to be heat stable so not to make trans fats. ...Read more
Probiotics: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Go for multi strain, controlled release probiotics with millions to billions of cultures. ...Read more
Can lizness be taken to help fecal impaction? If it can't be taken during fecal impaction, why is that? Please help
I am on my 12th week of Accutane on 30 mg. I have just purchased liz earle cleanse and polish is this too harsh for my face?
Accutane: I would give your dermatologist a call, or who prescribed your medicine. It would be important to know before you use it. ...Read more
Probiotics: Yes, the two products are safe together. ...Read more
I had a pin put in my foot cuz of a liz frank feacture a yr ago I have numbing and pain what should I do?
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Neither?: Many centers do not even recommend a laxative before flexible sigmoidoscopy and simply suggest one (usually 2) prepared enemas (Fleet's) be done within 2 hours before the procedure. It often helps to have a day of clear liquids before. I think most people believe mag citrate is "stronger" than milk of magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) but, again, neither may be necessary. Good luck! ...Read more