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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Calcium Metabolism Disorders

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How does alcohol affect body's metabolism or calcium level?

How does alcohol affect body's metabolism or calcium level?

Only in excess: Many studies have shown that a woman who drinks one alcoholic beverage a day or a man who has 2 drinks will live longer than those who drink more or less alcohol. Higher intakes can effect metabolism including calcium especially if there is a poor nutritional intake. ...Read more

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Could a long term infection with h pylori impair the metabolism of calcium, as well as the vitamin k?

Could a long term infection with h pylori impair the metabolism of calcium, as well as the vitamin k?

Not known to but...: I admire your persistence in asking this. I think the reason no one answered yet is no one knows, though I know of no evidence of this ; can think of no mechanism via which this might happen. However, see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3166673/ for an interesting possible association.
H. Pylori infection is a complex subject- see
http://www. Allaboutnutritionalhealing. Com/hpyloristory. ...Read more

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What kind (s) of specialist (s) would be able to diagnose & treat glutamate metabolism disorders and nitrogen metabolism disorders?

What kind (s) of specialist (s) would be able to diagnose & treat glutamate metabolism disorders and nitrogen metabolism disorders?

1-Step Metabolomics: Any physician can order the most broad-spectrum screen for metabolic disorders: "one-step metabolomics". Here is a link to a video demonstration of the technique.
http://www. Jove. Com/video/2014/one-step-metabolomics-carbohydrates-organic-amino-acids-quantified. ...Read more

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Does the thryoid medicine help speed metabolism?

Does the thryoid medicine help speed metabolism?

Yes.: Thyroid hormone does indeed set your metabolism. But taking extra is not a good way to make you "faster or better than normal." just ask anyone who has ever been hyperthyroid. Not pleasant. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause some acid-base metabolism disorders?

Can dehydration cause some acid-base metabolism disorders?

Yes: Dehydration can result in low blood volume or hypovolemia, which affects tissue perfusion and oxygenetion. The tissues are stressed and produce acids that spill into blood, which cause acidity in the blood. The extent of acidity can be tested and give an idea of the severity of the dehydration. ...Read more

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What are the different type of calcium channel blocker drugs?

What are the different type of calcium channel blocker drugs?

There are many: All are used for BP but some act centrally meaning they also decrease heart rate while others act peripherally meaning heart rate is unaffected. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine/vitamin/food that will help me to reduce metabolism?

What kind of medicine/vitamin/food that will help me to reduce metabolism?

Reduce Metabolism?: Most people ask about ways to increase their metabolism. I'm wondering why you are asking about lowering your metabolism. Are you trying to gain weight? Do you have an overactive thyroid? Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you. ...Read more

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What sort of metabolism disorders can diabetes cause in the rest of your body?

What sort of metabolism disorders can diabetes cause in the rest of your body?

Various conditions: Severe uncontrolled diabetes can cause several metabolic problems. The most dire is diabetic ketoacidosis (dka), which is more common in patients who are Insulin deficient. Dka is a severe form of metabolic acidosis that can lead to multiple organ failure. Very high glucoses can also cause high triglycerides, a disorder of fatty particle metabolism that may lead to pancreatitis and heart disease. ...Read more

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Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Foods: Phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans. Eating spinach and milk together reduces calcium absorption. Foods high in phytic acid include whole-grain products and wheat bran, beans, seeds, nuts, and soy isolates. ...Read more

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Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Calcium deposit???: On wound? I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by this. Neosporin is an antibiotic that can help prevent infection in wounds, but I don't think that it has any effect on calcium, and I can't think what is meant by calcium deposit on wound? Did you perhaps mean a "scab" (which is not calcium, but coagulated serum and dead cells)? That is a good biologic dressing and should not be removed. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of thyroid or other metabolism slowing disorders?

What is the frequency of thyroid or other metabolism slowing disorders?

Thyroid somewhat: Thyroid disorders, including hypo or under active thyroid, are not uncommon. Other disorders which "slow" metabolism are only seen in internet commercials and other scams, they don't really occur in real life. ...Read more

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What medicines can boost metabolism? Please give exact names, if any

What medicines can boost metabolism? Please give exact names, if any

Meds not the a ans.: The best way to increased metabolic is to exercise and stay physically active. There is no medications that would safely increase your metabolic without causing harm ...Read more

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Are acid-base metabolism disorders very serious?

Are acid-base metabolism disorders very serious?

Sometimes: There is some research that shows that certain individuals may have familial reasons for their obesity and low metabolism. ...Read more

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Can gilbert's disease slow down metabolism of meds?

Can gilbert's disease slow down metabolism of meds?

No.: Gilbert's "disease" is a genetic anomaly in which there is a reduced ability to clear bilirubin from the body. This occasionally produces a visible excess of bilirubin in the body during times of increased bilirubin production. This does not affect the clearance of medications. ...Read more

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Can someone have a very high tolerance on many kinds of drugs (mental health, pain, ...)?? Can he have a fast metabolism for any drug???

Can someone have a very high tolerance on many kinds of drugs (mental health, pain, ...)?? Can he have a fast metabolism for any drug???

The rate of: Metabolism for certain drugs can vary from person to person. Some drugs inhibit or stimulate the metabolism of others Thyroid problems can affect metabolic rate. Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What are serious magnesium metabolism disorders and how they can be diagnosed? It seems like my body is not absorbing enough or excreting too much

What are serious magnesium metabolism disorders and how they can be diagnosed? It seems like my body is not absorbing enough or excreting too much

Low magnesium: Low magnesium can be caused by: Alcoholism, Chronic diarrhea, intestinal diseases: celiac and inflammatory bowel dz, diet deficiency, meds: Diuretics, Prevacid (lansoprazole) and like acid inhibitors, chemotherapy, and certain antibiotics. Genetic defects of kidney tubules can cause low mag (Gitelmans), and excess aldosterone secretion by adrenals. Eval: 24 hour urine Mag, Ca, Sodium, Potassium excretion ...Read more

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I have celiac disease. Is it safe to take adora calcium?

I have celiac disease. Is it safe to take adora calcium?

Yes, if no gluten: If there is no gluten in the adora ca supplements, then it should be ok to take. Always check labels on all food, vitamins, supplements & meds for gluten. If in doubt, contact the manufacturer. Many supplements will state "gluten-free" only the label, if they are.
Gluten is in wheat, barley, rye, triticale, spelt; similar protein (prolamine) is in oats. Wheat flour is sometimes a filler in suppl. ...Read more

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Can Parkinson's disease affect your metabolism and is it hereditary?

Can Parkinson's disease affect your metabolism and is it hereditary?

Yes!!: Pd can definitely cause fatigue/malaise, even out-right excessive daytime sleepiness. These are purely organic symptoms of the disease. Also, slowed gut parastalsis can reduce appetite (loss of sense of smell & thereby taste contributes too), cause early satiety (filling quickly), constipation & leave the person feeling gassy & bloated. All of which contribute to a sense slow metabolism. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to suddenly get a metabolism disorder that causes obesity?

Yes, but uncommon: There are metabolic disorders that cause obesity; hypothyroidism, cushing's syndrome. But most of the time it is not so exotic, but some combination of getting older with naturally slower metabolism, eating more (maybe stressed), less exercise, etc, etc. See your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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What would be the best way to get my metabolism back to normal after having an eating disorder?

What would be the best way to get my metabolism back to normal after having an eating disorder?

Can Vary: Return to baseline metabolism can vary from 3 months to 2 years. It all depends on the type of eating disorder, how long you suffered, and your personal genetics. Many doctors and nutritionist have a metabolic testing unit in their office which can follow progression. I test and monitor every 2-3 months. ...Read more

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R calcium helpful for my condition? I'm having disc degenerative disease at c3-4 l4-5. Any recommendations?

R calcium helpful for my condition? I'm having disc degenerative disease at c3-4 l4-5. Any recommendations?

Unlikely: Although both vitamin d and calcium play important roles in bone health and mineralization, their benefits are not definite. It depends on various factors in various conditions that the patient may or may not have. For osteoporotic patients a DEXA scan may be helpful in determining the health of the bone. In your specific case they may not add much benefit but if you don't have any other medical problems taking a multivitamin including vitamin d and calcium will not hurt. ...Read more

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Which is the best medicine to cure defiency of calcium and vitamin d?

Which is the best medicine to cure defiency of calcium and vitamin d?

Vitamin D: The only medicine that cures deficiency of vitamin d is vitamin d! take d3, about 5000 units/day but spending time in the sun helps you make your own d. Vit d is essential for absorbing calcium, so adequate d should help you absorb calcium from your diet- leafy greens are a good source. It is also wise to take some vit a & vit k, which work in conjunction with vit d. ...Read more