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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Metabolic Problems (Overview)

Metabolic problems refer to conditions in the body affecting the way the body stores and uses energy. Hyper or Hypo thyroid are examples of one of the most common metabolic problems.


Dr. James Lin
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What does electrolyte metabolic problems mean?

Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
46 years in practice
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What does electrolyte metabolic problems mean?

Here are ...: It means your body with or without drugs - notably diuretics could conduct homeostasis in fluid / electrolyte balance for daily "normal" activities. For detail, ask your doctors timely. Online inquiry may confuse many leading to unnecessary anxiety in men falling victim to flooded information with info-indigestion & fear. So, again, ask your doc. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Metabolic Problems (Overview)

Metabolic problems refer to conditions in the body affecting the way the body stores and uses energy. Hyper or Hypo thyroid are examples of one of the most common metabolic problems.


Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
47 years in practice
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What fatal metabolic problems can sertraline cause?

Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
47 years in practice
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What fatal metabolic problems can sertraline cause?

Seratonin syndrome: Rather rare, and usually occurs with potent psychiatric medicines, but can occur with mixtures of meds that affect seratonin metabolism in the body.. If concerned about potential drug-drug interactions, confer with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Glueck
Board Certified, Endocrinology
52 years in practice
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What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?

Dr. Charles Glueck
Board Certified, Endocrinology
52 years in practice
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What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?

See pediatrician: This is complicated and needs a doctors evaluatiion. Would be concerned about type 1 diabetes early. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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My S. Calcium level came 8.4. Is this low? Can it be indicative of any underlying metabolic problem or Psoriasis?

Dr. James Lin
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My S. Calcium level came 8.4. Is this low? Can it be indicative of any underlying metabolic problem or Psoriasis?

Here are some ...: I would not get excited by solitary marginal reading of total serum calcium (with its normal range around 8.5-10.2 mg/dl. Instead, repeat it in 1-2 months and correlate its value with total serum proteins, especially albumen, as well as overall health, etc. to draw a sensible conclusion and suggestion out of this concern. Besides, invite a willing soul to move & push realistic living along... ...Read more

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
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How to find out that their hives were caused by some kind of metabolic or immunologic problem ?

Dr. Justin Greiwe
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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How to find out that their hives were caused by some kind of metabolic or immunologic problem ?

Chronic Urticaria: Chronic idiopathic or spontaneous urticaria (hives) is the persistence of hives on most days of the week for a period of 6 weeks or longer. It is not due to any medication or food trigger. No specific cause can be identified in most patients with this condition. Screening labs can be drawn by Allergist to see if hives caused by autoimmune condition including thyroid disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. William Haynes
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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Age 46. Wight 85kglength 160cm.Activites is simple. Metabolic rate is low. What's the suitable, quick regime. My problem is uncontrollable my appetite

Dr. William Haynes
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Age 46. Wight 85kglength 160cm.Activites is simple. Metabolic rate is low. What's the suitable, quick regime. My problem is uncontrollable my appetite

Exercise: You have a bmi of 33.2 which equals obesity. Try doing exercise every day. Mainly aerobic exercise (enough to make you short of breath and sweaty), with 2 days a week of strength training. Do at least 45 min every day. And write down the calorie count of foods you eat, with the aim being to eat less than 1600 calories per day. It may take a while, but you will notice a huge difference after 6 mon. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Are thyroid problems and metabolic disorders generally interrelated?

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Are thyroid problems and metabolic disorders generally interrelated?

Yes: Thyroid problems directly affect metabolism.

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
12 years in practice
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Would a "basic metabolic panel" show liver problems, in non-alcoholic?

Dr. Ankush Bansal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Would a "basic metabolic panel" show liver problems, in non-alcoholic?

No: It may show abnormal sodium levels but that is very non-specific. You need the liver tests which is in a comprehensive metabolic profile. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Which endocrine disorders/problems would a comprehensive metabolic panel blood test NOT detect?

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
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Which endocrine disorders/problems would a comprehensive metabolic panel blood test NOT detect?

All: Comprehensive panel abnormalities could suggest possibility of endocrine disorders or in extreme hyperglycemia detect Diabetics . Thyroid disease, adrenal diseases,etc require specific test ...Read more

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Dr. William Baek
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