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What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

Many approaches: There are many natural treatments for depression, including counseling, healthy diet,exercise,fish oil, B complex, vit. D, 5-HTP and SAMe, herbs like St. John's wort, rhodiola and curcumin, homeopathic medicines & magnetic therapy. Treatment is best individualized. If one is hypothyroid then thyroid hormone helps. If one is allergic to gluten then avoid it, etc. I advise seeing an integrative doc. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


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What are some natural supplements or foods that trigger the release of glucagon?

What are some natural supplements or foods that trigger the release of glucagon?

Why?: No natural foods of supplements trigger the release of glucagon. Since glucagon elevates blood sugar, i'm not sure why you would want to increase glucagon in the first place. Diabetes will lead to very elevated glucagon levels, but i wouldn't recommend developing diabetes either. ...Read more

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What are foods that will help in the process of fat burning?

What are foods that will help in the process of fat burning?

Cut the calories: Best is exercise and low calorie diet, watching the amount of carbohydrates and foods with low glycemic index. ...Read more

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What are natural products that can help to burn down fats ?

What are natural products that can help to burn down fats ?

Exercise: While many nutritional supplements are touted to help increase fat "burning, " the only sure-fire way is to maximize fitness through exercise. ...Read more

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Are there foods that will help control the bladder.

Are there foods that will help control the bladder.

No: Bladder control is a function of the sphincter. There is no food that will improve control of the bladder sphincter. It is helpful to avoid ingestion of anything that increases urine production, such as alcoholic beverages. When the bladder is full it tends to have more urine leakage. Emptying the bladder more often will result in less bladder leakage. ...Read more

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Which natural items can I eat to fight the cholesterol that is produced by the body?

Which natural items can I eat to fight the cholesterol that is produced by the body?

Read this: Read these short articles for reducing cholesterol, weight, blood sugar: https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/ https://www.kaushikmd.com/breakfast-ideas/ ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbs / foods that can help with a duodenal ulcer or to reduce acid?

Are there any natural herbs / foods  that can help with a duodenal ulcer or to reduce acid?

Yes: Dgl(deglyccyrhized licorice), aloe vera gel, and a zinc containing product called zinlori 75 from metagenics all are quite helpful for this. ...Read more

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What are the foods to be eating that can reduce cholestol in the body?

What are the foods to be eating that can reduce cholestol in the body?

Healthy diet: Eat vegetables, lean meat or fish, low glycemic index carbonhydrates, avoid fried food and exercise. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

GERD: It is easier to tell you what not to eat. Foods that help you will have to be by trial and error. Try this website: www.healthline.com/health/gerd/foods-to-avoid#2 ...Read more

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Whar are some natural foods that will increase my metabolics?

Whar are some natural foods that will increase my metabolics?

Burn fat faster? Nah: There are few magic foods that "burn" calories no matter how many claims you hear or read. There is no substitute for exercise, portion control, & calorie restriction. That being said, you increase metabolism if you eat breakfast (versus not), avoid empty calories like alcohol & junk food, speed stomach emptying with small volume low fat meals. Avoid stimulants (caffeine), laxatives, fad diets. ...Read more

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Some products claim to be natural enzymes which can detox the body. Does a healthy person with consistent balance diet need such products to detox?

Some products claim to be natural enzymes which can detox the body. Does a healthy person with consistent balance diet need such products to detox?

These are scams: I'm glad that you see through the glitzy ads by people posing as persecuting humanitarians. Use your discernment to recognize supplements that may indeed by helpful -- and get with your physician. In fact, if you're interested in this area (it's fascinating) there's probably an ethical holistic-medicine practitioner in your area -- choose wisely. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have severe sharp pain as soon as I begin to eat. The pain is NOT my stomache but just to the left of my stomache. Exactly where the pancrease (pancrelipase) sits.

I have severe sharp pain as soon as I begin to eat. The pain is NOT my stomache but just to the left of my stomache. Exactly where the pancrease (pancrelipase) sits.

Few possibilities: There are a few possibilities from pancreatic issues, to ulcers, and possibly gall bladder. See your doc or make an appointment with HealthTap to provide more detail. I'm available through the Concierge service all day. ...Read more

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Does it mean to eliminate the toxins that are stored in your body from the fatty and processed foods you eat?

No one knows: "toxins" is a word that is overused. Pesticides, mercury, lead, antibiotics, etc can all be taken in in the diet and are difficult to remove. Best to not take them in. Then there are the imaginary toxins that companies scare you with so you will buy their expensive detox product -- these are fake. Dont buy it! eat healthy, stay hydrated. Avoid constipation and your body will do the rest. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to eat to restore the nervous system?

1st, avoid caffeine!: The b vitamins are necessary to a healthy nervous system. If you'll read up on the various deficiency syndromes caused by the lack of these vitamins, you'll see why. Next, it's a good idea to take a 1200 mg soft gel fish oil capsule daily, that will cover your need for omega-3 fatty acids. Third, "nac " n-acetylcysteine, 600 mg twice a day, seems to help stabilize neuronal cell membranes. ...Read more

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Can there be any support that the raw food diet is successful because of the enzymes in food?

Can there be any support that the raw food diet is successful because of the enzymes in food?

None documented: If raw food helps in limiting caloric intake that would help in weight loss. You should be careful to avoid food borne illness by washing the produce properly and do not eat any animal products raw. ...Read more

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What are some local foods help strengthen the liver?

What are some local foods help strengthen the liver?

Why do you ask?: Your liver is your toughest organ by far. There's no need to 'strengthen' it. If you have an ongoing liver problem such as a chronic inflammation, medical treatment can often help but diet will usually have no impact. If you simply want to take good care of your liver, avoid alcohol except on special occasions and get plenty of aerobic exercise. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more