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Metabolic Problems (Definition)

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.

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What does electrolyte metabolic problems mean?

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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What fatal metabolic problems can sertraline cause?

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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Eat Healthier (Tip)

Eat Healthier

Consuming low glycemic, natural products can help prevent metabolic syndrome. ...See more

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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?

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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What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?

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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Women's health (Tip)

Women's health

Weight loss and correcting metabolic syndrome are the main line of treatment for patients with pcos. ...See more

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Would a "basic metabolic panel" show liver problems, in non-alcoholic?

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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Sleep better (Tip)

Sleep better

Poor sleeping is associated with increased risk for metabolic disorders such as diabetes. ...See more

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Which endocrine disorders/problems would a comprehensive metabolic panel blood test NOT detect?

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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