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Malic Acid Plus Medication
What form of malic acid could I take to replace the 5 green apples per day during a liver cleanse?
Don't do it: "liver cleanses" are protocols offered by charlatans. They take advantage of people who worry (rightly or wrongly) about pesticides, gmo food or whatever, and have them eat and drink things that will make them sick. The science is all phony. I suspect some of these are sadistic hoaxes. You do not need to cleanse your liver. Get with an honest, evidence-based holistic practitioner as a guide. ...Read more
How would malic acid powder or pills effect blood sugar levels? Does it spike them or no effect or lower?
I'm taking malic acid for colon cleanse what's the best time to take this supplement it's 800 mg? I do this for my acne I've noticed it's effective
Take 60mg of Propranolol ER, 400-800mg of chelated magnesium with malic acid, both for my daily chronic migraines, and 10, 000 IU of Vitamin D3 once a week. Is L-Tryptophan safe to use for depression?
Yes: Yes it is safe in usual doses. Check brainmood. Blogspot. Com ...Read more
I'm taking propranolol 5ml plus 2.5ml twice day everyday for anxiety aswell as I take ranitidine for acid reflux twice a day everyday for the past few weeks are these medications ok to take together?
Yes: That is a common combinationGet a more detailed answer ›
Male 30, osteoporosis. T- score at left femur neck is -2.5 with BMD at 0.747 g/cm2. Can it be cured? On cal, vit d3 and Ibandronic acid medication.
70 years male with stomach cancer metastasized to liver and bone, is this a good chemo drug combination (capecitabine+oxaliplatin+zoledronic acid)?
Chemo: If you can tolerate capecitabine, the regiment will be good for the type of cancer. Also, consider to check her2-neu receptor status of the cancer - as if her2-neu receptor is positive, Herceptin (trastuzumab) which is an inhibitor to the her2-neu receptor should be considered as one of treatment options. ...Read more
ADD & ANXIETY: Medication may play a role in helping w/your situation but learning strategies to cope can be more long-lasting and effective. Please see a mental health professional such as a clinical psychologist to learn self-hypnosis, biofeedback, or the like. Peace and good health. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org for some self-help. ...Read more
I ann 56 years old male. I am having high bp150/95 & cholesterol 225.What should I do too reduce these, I am on medication for bponly.
Diet change: Less red meat, more vegetables. No added salt. Portion size is extremely important. If you write down what you eat during the day, you can chose one or two things to cut out each day. Weight watchers is a great approach. ...Read more
I am a 65 year old male a month ago began taking KLORCON 20MG & CHLORTALID 25MG now have E.D. Does these medications contribute to this?
I'm a 46 year-old male that is still active physically and sexually. Are there safe and effective methods for treating ED without medication?
Is there any chance a male could be made impotent through medications or any domestic remedy...Koz im having a little problem doing it n have doubts?
Why are all studies done on medications done on male subjects? A mans body is different than a womans. This is incredibly sexist for this day and age!
Depending: Some studies are women only. Except for hormonal variations, bodies are pretty similar. ...Read more
More info is: Needed to answer your question such as what medication you are on? ...Read more
Are their any natural methods to encourage ejaculation for male unable to produce due to medication?
What medication?: If you are taking an alpha blocker for an enlarged prostate such as tamsulosin (brand name Flomax)or alfuzosin (brand name Uroxatral) then retrograde ejaculation is a side effect. You actually ejaculate but it backs into the bladder instead of coming out. It comes out mixed in your urine. ...Read more
How to increase the male libido w/o taking any medications, what are some natural ways to increase it?
Is there a pill alternative to vastecomy for men? If yes, what are some of the medications to make a male infertile. Thanks
Hi. How to increase height at age of 18 yrs for a male safely...?? With diet and exercise. Not surgically and medications. Thanks!
36 male, have BP 126/95 to 136/100. Bmi 24.9. Do I need medication or can I change my lifestyle to control it. What are the threats?
LIfestyle: Make lifestyle changes first and then you can assess whether or not you need medication. Eat a plant based diet, exercise aerobically 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone (a little breathy), get enough sleep, limit alcohol and other drugs and focus on maintaining healthy relationships. My best. ...Read more
How do I test my self for allergies to medications? Or to cats? I was allergic cats years ago but I don't know if I still am. I'm 20 and a male.
It depends: Testing for allergy to medications is indicated only if you had a reaction to a drug in the past and it is important to find out if you are really allergic or you need to be treated with it again. There is no good blood test, usually a skin test is performed. In most cases, administering the drug in a controlled manner in clinic is necessary. If you were allergic to cats in the pat, you sill are. ...Read more
I've cold and cough at the same time, and the cough is non stopping for hours, I'm 40 years old male. Please give me proper medication. Thank you.
6 weeks: The cough associated with bronchitis can last for up to 6 weeks. You don't need antibiotics unless you are feverish or short of breath (and other symptoms, then you should see your doctor). You would just need medication to treat the cough, like over the counter cough & cold medications, allergy medications, or even over the counter heartburn medications can help cough that is due to acid reflux. ...Read more
Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?
Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more
I am a 57yr. Old native american male, is there any prefered medication you can advise for erectiile disfunction.? I am a concerned, responsible adult.
Healthy enough 4 it?: Ed in midlife is unhealthy not just as a lifestyle problem but as an indicator of possible decline in health. So get a general physical from pcp. Determine if diabetes or cardiovascular disease present. Also consider eating healthy or, if needed, start a weight loss program. Exercise programs can strengthen both endurance and confidence. Then see a urologist for followup on the ed to find out more. ...Read more
Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more
Blood pressure meds: One of the most common types of blood pressure medications in use today are calcium channel blockers - amlodipine, verapamil, Nifedipine are just some examples. Many doctors who prescribe this medication are not aware that they can cause a reversible male infertility. Sperm heads contain many calcium channels that help them to fertilize the egg. These drugs can block fertilization. ...Read more
See urologist: Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more
E.D. NOT universal: Erectile dysfunction (e.D.) is not universal but depends upon medical conditions. In some studies overall prevalence is 18% but rises to 50% of diabetics and 90% of men with combination of smoking, high blood pressure, and vascular (blood vessel) disease. Also prostate cancer surgery has high prevalence. ...Read more
When do men start getting erectile dysfunctions? Is there a way of treating it without medication?
Any age: We most commonly see men start to have erectile issues later in life 55-60+. The most common cause is actually the effect of chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. Erectile issues in young men are most often psychogenic ("performance" anxiety), induced by drugs and alcohol, or by medications. A detailed interview and exam would be needed to determine exactly why. ...Read more