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I have been on Pexola 0.25mg nocte for Retless leg Syndrome. I have been waking up about 4 or 5 am with severe pain in my lower legs. I usually take a Disprin followed by Hot milk with Honey.

I have been on Pexola 0.25mg nocte for Retless leg Syndrome.  I have been waking up about 4 or 5 am with severe pain in my lower legs. I usually take a Disprin followed by Hot milk with Honey.

Increase dose: I would assume that you are taking Pramipexol, generic name for Pexola. Please, alway provide generic names since trade names are different in different countries. Increase dose of Pramipexol gradually until you can sleep all night - maximum dose is about 2 grams. Obviously, consult your doctor first before making any changes as other medications and/or conditions may effect dosing consideratio ...Read more

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My baby has down syndrome. Which milk is good for him, breast milk or formula milk?

My baby has down syndrome. Which milk is good for him, breast milk or formula milk?

Breast milk: Breast milkhas the advantage of being the natural food for human babies. It also contains antibodies from mother that will be protective for many diseases. ...Read more

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I have gilbert's syndrome..Noticed milk thistle made it worst (eyes) so stopping. I have multi vitamins. Can i take? What vitamins to avoid during gs?

I have gilbert's syndrome..Noticed milk thistle made it worst (eyes) so stopping. I have multi vitamins. Can i take? What vitamins to avoid during gs?

Hey man!: You need a good relationship with a sensible, reality-based physician. Gilbert's is a non-disease and taking milk thistle -- a "pop" remedy for "liver disease" that has failed most but not all scientific studies -- was a waste of your money and health. An economical daily vitamin-and-mineral mix that's not over-heavy on a is a good choice. And enjoying your body ; sexuality is not a health problem. ...Read more

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I have Gilbert's Syndrome & mild biliary duct dilatation. Milk Thistle aids sleep, but has upset my stomach. Apart from that, any contraindications?

I have Gilbert's Syndrome & mild biliary duct dilatation. Milk Thistle aids sleep, but has upset my stomach. Apart from that, any contraindications?

Probably ok: Milk thistle is not studied by the FDA, but I haven't heard any harmful effects from it. Perhaps your pharmacist can advise you as he/she has access to information regarding many supplements. ...Read more

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What over the counter medicines help with irritable bowel syndrome? My lower stomach burns and ACHES with gas pain every time I eat or drink milk.

What over the counter medicines help with irritable bowel syndrome? My lower stomach burns and ACHES with gas pain every time I eat or drink milk.

Lactose intolerance: 18 year old woman with burning and aching with gas every time she eats or drinks dairy products. Have you tried a lactase supplement? You may just have lactose intolerance. How are your bowel and bladder habits? Pain around the time of period? Diagnosed with IBS criteria? If so, have you tried a low FODMAP diet for 6-8 weeks? See a dietician.Read: http://tinyurl.com/jku9bqz ...Read more

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How are bee stings related to acids and alkalis?

How are bee stings related to acids and alkalis?

Not much.: Bee venom is a weak acid - about as acid as normal urine (ph around 5.) it damages human tissue by acting as an enzyme that dissolves cell walls. ...Read more

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Are anticoagulants such as rat poison an alkali or an acid?

Are anticoagulants such as rat poison an alkali or an acid?

Somewhat acidic: Modern rat poisons use anticoagulants (warfarin, etc.) which cause internal bleeding. Some industrial grade rodenticides use inorganic compounds like zinc phosphide that react with the hydrochloric acid in the rat's stomach forming noxious phosphine gas. Antimony potassium tartrate, an emetic, is added to cause vomiting if accidentally ingested by humans. Rats & mice have no vomiting reflex. ...Read more

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My mother's urine smells alkali, it seems. Would it indicate something? She is on heparin.

My mother's urine smells alkali, it seems. Would it indicate something? She is on heparin.

No: The odor of urine generally reflect what you eat. Strong smelling urine may indicate that you are not drinking enough water. ...Read more

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I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach ?

I have short segment Barretts. Is Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon Water and Kombucha safe with Barretts. I have read that they alkali the stomach ?

Diet and Barretts: The apple cider vinegar and lemon water are rather acidic, so I would worry that they would cause more problems for your esophagus/stomach. I would speak with your GI doctor to see what specific foods he/she recommends. ...Read more

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What best milk for age 24?

What best milk for age 24?

Vitamin d: Vitamin d milk has the most nutrition and vitamins. You need continued calcium and vitamin as you age. So drink your milk and exercise also ...Read more

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Does milk neutralise acid?

Does milk neutralise acid?

Milk coats acid: Milk helps acid reflux by coating the esophagus and stomach, providing some protection against acid. The calcium and bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) in milk also help to neutralize the acids in the stomach. ...Read more

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Is milk good for our health?

Is milk good for our health?

Yes: It's a great natural source of calcium. However, many people with lactose intolerance can't tolerate it. No need to force yourself to drink it if you don't like it. It is easy to find other dietary sources of calcium. ...Read more

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How do I stop producing milk?

How do I stop producing milk?

Stop breastfeeding: If you were breastfeeding and no longer wish to, weaning your baby will stop milk production. A good way to do this is to take away one breastfeeding session every two to five days. Milk production will cease soon after you've completely stopped breastfeeding. If you haven't breastfed, avoid stimulation of the breasts and the milk will eventually stop. Use of medications is not recommended. ...Read more

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Can milk really make you taller?

Can milk really make you taller?

It is not that milk: Causes you to grow taller - it helps you make your maximum potential height ( as determined by genetics). ...Read more