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Location Of Liver And Kidneys In Human Body
Has 'branched chain amino acids' (bcaa) diet suplement some negative affects on human body? (kidneys, liver etc.?)
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Kidneys don't move: The kidneys don't really move if you gain weight. However, they may seem deeper in the abdomen or flanks as more and more fatty tissue is layered on to the body. Also, there is a layer of natural or peri-renal fat that may enlarge as more and more weight is gained. ...Read more
What's the maximum amount of protein human body can absorb a day? I'm suppose to take a supplement which has 80g proteins per day. Is it bad for kidneys
Does weight gainers harm the body organs such as liver or kidneys? If not, what is the optimum type of weight gainers? And how should it be taken?
No and depends: If used when you are otherwise normal and drinking plenty of fluids they are ok. Which is optimum, depends on a number of circumstances. ...Read more
Complicated question: Liver and kidney are two major metabolic morgans in the body. Simply speaking, they are the factories to generate the products that the body can use and eliminate the side products that body will not use or too much. Once they fail to function normally, fluid with those material cannot be eliminated, fluid will accumulate inside the body. ...Read more
Maybe: Liver disease can causing itching (pruritis), which may or may not be the sensation you are describing. ...Read more
If I would have kidney or liver disease what would be other signs other that upper body itching.?
Not an md but did learn about this in dental school: 1) changes in urination (more or less, bloody, foamy) 2) bloating or swelling of the limbs 3) skin rash and itching 4) leg, back or side pain 5) metallic taste in mouth and/or bad breath 6) feeling cold 7) shortness of breath.
Please see a physican soon to diagnosis and treat your condition quickly. ...Read more
Is creatine monohydrate good for a 16 years old body builder or it can stunt the growth or hurt the kidneys and the livers? Answer me please
Must be done right: You can overdo creatine at your age. While it will not stunt your growth, in excessive amounts and without proper fluid, it can stress or be harmful to your kidneys. With any supplements in childhood and/or adolescence, you should check with doctor before starting and discuss your goals and desires as to why you want to use this and if this is the best option for what your goals are. ...Read more
I workout almost 2 hours daily. I believe the amount of protein supplement should be 1.6 per body weightlbs. Pls sugget if it affects kidney liver?
Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys, muscles...all body parts?
Depends: There is no single medication that does everything. All BP meds lower BP about 10 points or so with individual differences. The best one for you depends on what other health issues you may have: kidney disease? Angina? Congestive heart failure? Diabetes? Prostate enlargement? There are different best BP meds for each. ...Read more
What is the maximim limit (in years) to which human lungs, kidneys, heart, liver can work ideally? Plzz rply
Indefinitely: Thee is no defined limit. How you treat your body, secondary illnesses and genetics all play a role in life expectancy and how long are body parts will work. Take care of it and it will take care of you. ...Read more
Sudden full body itch, no rash, not used new products, not taking medication, no known allergy to some food. Liver and kidney healthy. No bites. Help!
Possible allergy: It could be allergy to cloth, shampoo, soap, or other item, you should have skin test to find the cause of problem. ...Read more
Swelling throughout body even stomache, liver, thyriod, kidney and heart tests are normal. Drs. Are stumped on the edema, please help me.
Swelling throughout entire body even stomach, liver, kidney, thyriod and heart tests are normal. Drs. Are stumped on the edema, I need help please.?
Hard to tell: There is an entity called benign essential edema. However, this should not extend to whole body swelling. It has no obvious reason and responds to salt restriction and water pills. In view of negative work up, make sure you are not taking a medicine that causes swelling like actos, avandia, (rosiglitazone) and norvasc. Avoid high salt i.e. Bread and rolls, cured and processed meat, pizza, pickles, & fast food. ...Read more
Please help me, my heart cath, lung x-ray, thyroid, liver test & kidney biopsy are all normal but I still have severe edema in my whole body. Why? Why me?
Seek rare causes: Causes of generalized edema that may be missed on first screen include conn's (rarely causes edema), allergy to a rx (some antihypertensives, nsaids), early diabetes (leaky vessels) or scleroderma, esterase deficiency (unusual), mastocytosis, or even poorly-understood effects from diuretics. A nephrology consult in particular may help. Be brave and we'll figure this out. ...Read more
Iam having pain on both kidney s and burning after I pee not during in my abdomen and I have swelling of my body. I also have been going. To pee alot.
Need evaluation: If you mean by "going out" not functioning well. There are several blood tests that will give an answer. Specific kidney tests include the blood creatinine, bun, and electrolytes. Specific liver function tests include liver enzymes called transaminases and bilirubin. There are of course symptoms related to dysfunction of each of these organs, including retention of fluid and swelling. ...Read more
Look for Swelling: Edema happens in both kidney and liver disease. However, edema could happens in other conditions too like in heart failure. In liver failure, the skin and eye white turn yellow. In kidney failure, the skin turns to earthy look. In both, however, blood work is the only way to make the diagnosis of either kidney or liver disease. ...Read more
Don't abuse them:
If you're healthy to start with: well balanced diet, avoid unnecessary drugs (as medicine or for fun), watch alcohol intake; careful with sexual activity/partners- use a condom. Get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b if risk factors- travel to endemic area, sex exposure, especially if multiple partners.
If already have some issue with liver or kidney, talk to md about your specifics. ...Read more
You might not:
Chronic liver or kidney disease is often asymptomatic until it approaches end stage (near death). You could have swelling of feet, turn yellow, have itching, tiredness, low energy level, short of breath.
Risk factors include family history, viral hepatitis infection, diabetes, hypertension, ; liver and kidney function is easily and cheaply tested. ...Read more
No magic pill: The type of pills that can help with your liver or kidneys depend on what type of help your liver or kidneys need. Different conditions require different types of treatments. Generally speaking, there isn't one cure-all medication or pill. Your liver, and to some extent your kidneys, are resilient and can often heal from injury/intoxication just by removing the injury or poison and allow time... ...Read more
Pro:you help others: Con: problems from the surgery which include; wound infection, hernia, bleeding, blood clots, problems with anesthesia, damage to other organs, infection and very rarely death has occurred in living organ donors. Also you have a potential to have problems with your remaining liver or kidney that might require surgery or even transplant. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more