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Doctor insights on: Nutritional Shakes For People On Dialysis

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


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What is the best nutritional supplement shake for idiopathic gastroparesis?

What is the best nutritional supplement shake for idiopathic gastroparesis?

NO SPECIFIC DIET: In gastroparesis the underlying issue is not the type of food, it‘s the slow emptying of the stomach. There are two commonly use medications that stimulate gastric (stomach) emptying: Reglan & tetracycline. Talk to your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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My son shakes his hands uncontrollably makes high pitch noises has problems mixing with people and has no friends what can be wrong with him?

My son shakes his hands uncontrollably makes high pitch noises has problems mixing with people and has no friends what can be wrong with him?

Behavioral problem: These behaviors could be a signs of autism and he should be evaluated by a pediatrician experienced in developmental problems like autism. ...Read more

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When I'm sitting at the front of the class or I'm alone with a bunch of people around me, my head twitches and shakes. It's anxiety. What do I do?

When I'm sitting at the front of  the class or I'm alone with a bunch of people around me, my head twitches and shakes. It's anxiety. What do I do?

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Am very self conscious about myself , when am around people I get all nervous and weird even with my closest friends , I get anxious mouth shakes?

Am very self conscious about myself , when am around people I get all nervous and weird even with my closest friends , I get anxious mouth shakes?

Social Anxiety: Social Anxiety is not uncommon. CBT Therapy is often very successful at making great improvements and some people find short-term or PRN medications helpful. You can find help and it's an especially good that you've established close friendships. That's an indication of a likely excellent outcome. Best wishes! ...Read more

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So people who are vegan drink protein shakes?

So people who are vegan drink protein shakes?

Not all of them!: That is a vast generalization. Certainly some vegans drink protein shakes but many don't. There are plentiful sources of protein in a vegan diet- nuts, seeds & beans are the best sources, but even foods like kale, broccoli, avocados, potatoes & quinoa contain surprising amounts of protein, it's really not that difficult to get plenty of protein on a vegan diet! ...Read more

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Do protein shakes and fat burners really help people lose weight and gain muscle?

Do protein shakes and fat burners really help people lose weight and gain muscle?

Yes, but...: You need to cut carbs, as well as ingest more protein. Fat burners are mostly worthless! ...Read more

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I am suffering from hand tremors, i feel nervous while taking tea or coffee when surrounded by a group of people as my hand shakes how to avoid this ?

I am suffering from hand tremors, i feel nervous while taking tea or coffee when surrounded by a group of people as my hand shakes how to avoid this ?

See a neurologist: Your description of tremors indicate that you have essential tremors. If your other family members also suffer from tremors then it will be familial tremors. Neurologist can diagnose and treat your tremors with medications. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more