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Doctor insights on: My Eating Habits Have Changed

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Dr. Nathan Zasler
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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more


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Should I change any of my eating habits if I donated one of my kidneys?

Should I change any of my eating habits if I donated one of my kidneys?

Overall health: There is no special diet a kidney donor has to follow. I recommend common sense and overall health maintainence. Don't put yourself at risk for kidney problems. Therefore maintain a healthy weight to avoid adult onset diabetes and problems with hypertension. Don't smoke. Watch cholesterol. Exercise. ...Read more

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How could I of gained 7 lbs. In 1 week when I take exercise class 3 days a week and haven't changed eating habits.?

How could I of gained 7 lbs. In 1 week when I take exercise class 3 days a week and haven't changed eating habits.?

Water retention: Water retention is one of the most common causes of rapid weight gain. Fortunately it should be transient. Excessive salt intake or hormonal fluctuations are the first things to consider. ...Read more

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What can I do to change my eating habits?

What can I do to change my eating habits?

Diligence: Only you can really answer that question. Dr's can tell you what to eat, but only you can do it. If you want to change your eating habits, write down a food diary of things you would like to eat and those you would not. Be diligent, be regimented, and follow the "good" diet! ...Read more

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How can I change my unhealthy eating habits?

How can I change my unhealthy eating habits?

Starts with desire!: See your primary care doctor first to get a check-up. Then, follow the mediterranean diet, daily physical activity 300 minutes per week for life. Reduce alcohol intake to 1 glass of wine 3-4 times per week. Avoid unsaturated fats, eat lots of good fats, eat and drink well in moderation. Eat protein at all meals and do not skip meals! ...Read more

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My eating habits are horrible how can I change them ?

My eating habits are horrible how can I change them  ?

Start with food list: Keep a daily record of what is eaten. If little time, then use your phone or camera to take a photo. After a few days, look at the images and consider sharing them with a friend or a professional. There are also apps to help people change habits. But the first best step is to note what you are putting in your mouth each time you eat :0. ...Read more

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Bad itch won't go away, changed eating habits , have nausea at night?

Bad itch won't go away, changed eating habits , have nausea at night?

Dry Skin?: Generalized itching without skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most seen in the winter and in older people, it is characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. Unsure about nausea ...Read more

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I have tiny bites all over my body. This happened 2 weeks ago and again just now. Nothing has changed in my routine or eating habits. Very very itchy?

I have tiny bites all over my body. This happened 2 weeks ago and again just now.  Nothing has changed in my routine or eating habits. Very very itchy?

Insects vs allergies: Hard to say what you have without a proper history and physical. This could be anything from insect bites to a contact dermatitis. See a doctor in person or get a video/phone consult so someone could take a look at it,. Anything from scabies to poison ivy. The differential is large. ...Read more

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Change in bowel habits? Hurst to have bm so eating less.

Change in bowel habits? Hurst to have bm so eating less.

Woops: You just described change inbowel habits that could mean cancer, please have this examined by a gastroenterologist soon. ...Read more