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Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?
Fully disagree: There is NO solid evidence anywhere that gluten causes Alzheimer's disease, and there is NO relationship with Celiac disease and dementia, but Celiac disease does cause a Peripheral Small Fibre Neuropathy. We have some anecdotal cases of gluten sensitivity affecting MS indirectly, and maybe transient worsening of other conditions, but no Alzheimer's links. ...Read more
Met some people who used RSO (RickSimpson Oil) cannabis oil to cure their cancer, left out (cancer) last question. Thoughts on validity of claim?
Cannabis oil: This oil has not been evaluated to FDA standards in order to determine its efficacy or safety. This does not mean it is not safe or effective, but up until now most research has been done by advocates. Do you think it plausible that a single oil could cure all cancer types as claimed? ...Read more
Have OCD focuses on hems, hem blood on barefoot (happened), down leg.Therapy requires iookng at photos of them, but need medcal clinicl pics.Any ideas?
Eating and exercise: Your eating is the key.Think of it as a way of eating to maintain optimal health.Like putting the best gas in your car for the best performance and mileage.Diets are plans by nature and almost definition.Changing the way and what you eat is a lifestyle decision, not a plan which has a beginning and an end. When you decide your goal is to be healthier , you will succeed. The mind is the tough part. ...Read more
Is reading on my iphone bad for my eyes? I'm always reading books on my iphone because the books are cheaper on ibook which is an app on the iphone.
Not harmful: Reading extended text on an iphone can be tiring but is not harmful. You can scan text and increase reading efficiency on a larger format like a kindle or an actual book. Iphone text is best for short communications and quick messages. ...Read more
Coffee: Coffee has been studied for years. It seems like every few months I see info on it. Latest info I saw was it decreases the incidence of gallstones. Some instant coffee's contain partially-hydrogenated oils. These oils are not healthy at all. Coffee stains your teeth but can be bleached out ;-) http://www.bantransfats.com/abouttransfat.html ...Read more
Several web sites: Clinicaltrials.Gov , the alzheimers disease website has a research link where you can find clinical trials. Also if there is medical school near you, check the web site for research or call the school and ask for the officeof research. They should be able to direct you to the correct department that is running the study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some research, yes: Most promising study i've encountered was one where hyperbaric treatments were used. Stem cells have been more complex and less helpful than initially thought. ...Read more
No reliable info: There are hundreds of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical stuff. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... But not on real research because real research is hard to do and is expensive to do). So, with supplements, nobody really knows the full effects. ...Read more
3rd grade can no longer see print on page has glasses her eye muscles stain out has prisem and bi fical since auf 20011. Documented increase in ability a b's on reading and comprehensiom untill 3 weeks ago..........Can not see print on page .."letters o
This : This could be a serious neuro-ophthalmological problem, and you need to see a pediatric or neuro-ophtalmologist right a way. It could also be a problem with muscle imbalance relating to the prism in the glasses, which can be easily fixed with new glasses. Either way, get to your eye md as soon as possible to have this checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm researching a medical condition. (worster drought)Are NIH & The Oxford Journal considered reliable sources?? Are there others worth looking into.,
I have read the kaplan & sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry 9th, but confused in memory area, how it works, any help or
See below: If you're working with a social worker, you can ask your provider for the information in your state. Here's the websites that can be used as resources. Contact them http://nami.Org/ http://www.Nmha.Org/ good luck! ...Read more
Anything advertised: by a celebrity is best avoided in my opinion. Celebrities, depite their popularity are still only lay people. And those who are physicians, well, lets say most don't actually practice medicine and have financial interests clouding their judgement. My suggestion: Ask a question about the problem you have that you would want to solve with this product. Get some real medical input. Best to you! ...Read more
Depends: Usually an individuals thoughts will be more clear on zyprexa (olanzapine) assuming it is being effective in addressing the condition it is being prescribed to treat. Initially for some the medication can cause sedation, but this is usually transient. It should not damage the mind, if this is the concern. ...Read more
What is the reality behind Perispinal Etanercept treatment for stroke patients? I read a few articles on pubmed which is a government site? If all claims are fake thn why government isn't tkng action
Etanercept: This is a subject of controversy in the medical literature, with different studies (of different quality) yielding different results. It is an off-label use of the medication, but how far off-label is in the eye of the beholder. The treatment may not work, but the government, and medical boards, give a certain amount of latitude to doctors to use medicines for off label use. ...Read more
After trauma: Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy. It causes vision to be blurry and unclear. Usually catarcts occur as we get older. Traumatic cataracts occur when there has been some kind of direct trauma to the eye that causes lens damage and cloudiness. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
On autism spec, age 29, dad says memory get replaced by false memory often. Recently, mistook my mailbox for another, until landlady corrected me.
I don't see a: Question, but i guess you are wondering if your father's comment is correct. We all distort reality in our minds to varying degrees. Is it more so in people with autism? I don't know because I have never seen the world through their eyes. Even having a grandson with autism, he is too young to state with certainty that his vision of the world is necessarily any more distorted than mine or your dads. ...Read more
My bf's obsessed w posting on political msgboards&checking current events/social media sites.Interferes w work,our relationship,etc.Is this addiction?
Yes but : The depression is secondary to the addiction- treat the addiction first then reassess whether depressed feelings continue to persist. See a professional who specializes in addiction. You are not likely to get the help you need from just reading a book! self help is fine , like 12 step programs , but seeking help is the first step... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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