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Having gout, taking diclophinac 50 sodium, loric 5 mg but no relief in pain. Any diet for this, ( uric acid 8.2) please give advice?

Having gout, taking diclophinac 50 sodium, loric 5 mg  but no relief in pain. Any diet for this, ( uric acid 8.2) please give advice?

Diet and uric acid: Yes.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. ...Read more

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Stomach constantly gurgling for days bloating, belching, gassy, uncomfortable pressure. Tried tea, laxatives, limited diet, more h20. Suggestions?

Stomach constantly gurgling for days bloating, belching, gassy, uncomfortable pressure. Tried tea, laxatives, limited diet, more h20. Suggestions?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nonspecific but can be seen in simple dyspepsia,gall bladder dysfunction,acid or bile reflux or irritable bowel syndrome. Try following a very low fat diet and take mylanta which relieves both hyperacidity and gaseous distress. Peppermint pills have been helpful also. If symptoms persist see your physician or a gastroenterologist who will order appropriate tests or other meds. ...Read more

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Would Magnesium salicylate help for knee pain?

Would Magnesium salicylate help for knee pain?

No: Magnesium generally won't help. Regardless the key is to figure out what is causing the pain and then treat the cause. The symptoms should get better from there. Lots of young people have patella-femoral syndrome. Start there... ...Read more

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Any effective home remedies for restless legs syndrome?

Any effective home remedies for restless legs syndrome?

Restless Leg Syndrom: Go to the following web page for suggestion of home remedies. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/restless-legs-syndrome/ds00191/dsection=lifestyle-and-home-remedies. ...Read more

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Got 20/1 omega6/3 ratio. Arthritis bad. Take 2k of grill oil. Got afib take padaxtra. Can i take large dose plant DHA supp. Ok. Am vegan exc. Krill?

Got 20/1 omega6/3 ratio.  Arthritis bad. Take 2k of grill oil.  Got afib take padaxtra. Can i take large dose plant DHA supp. Ok.  Am vegan exc. Krill?

Plant vs fish omegas: The type of omega 3 fatty acids (including dha) in plants are shorter in fatty acid chain length than the ones in fish. Our bodies use then longer chains much more efficiently, perhaps 6-10 times more efficiently. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux & mild gastritis--looking for best OTC med--am on Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) & Carafate (temp)...will be traveling & need convenience (no Carafate).

I have acid reflux & mild gastritis--looking for best OTC med--am on Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) & Carafate (temp)...will be traveling & need convenience (no Carafate).

Gerd: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and Carafate are good combination, either you can leave of the Carafate during travel and may be okay with that, if symptoms bothers off of Carafate, try ranitidine 150 mg at night.l ...Read more

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Sir.My heart rate became less 45, & love B/P 150/65 ple give remedy.? & I am walking daily morning 45 minutes Evening 30 minutes.

Sir.My heart rate became less 45, & love B/P 150/65 ple give remedy.? & I am walking daily morning 45 minutes Evening 30 minutes.

Review your meds: If you were symptomatic meaning, : felt weak, tired, dizzy. flushed when you had this low heart rate and If you are on a betablocker or calcium channel blockers( medication ending in 'lol' or 'pine' or cardizem.. have your primary doc lower the dosage. if this persists have him refer you to a cardiologist for thourough cardiac eval. ...Read more

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I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

Tumeric, tart cherry: and broccoli are all healthy foods, primarily anti-inflammatory. Like everything in life, maintain a balance and don't become neurotic about having to eat enough of them. Peace and good health. Eat the rainbow--lots of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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3 1/2 yr old with constipation...Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe? If so, what is recommended dosage?

3 1/2 yr old with constipation...Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe? If so, what is recommended dosage?

Constipation Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is safe in children 6 months of age and older. Start with 0.5 gm/kg in 4-8 oz fluids once daily. Can increase gradually to 1.5 gm/kg. ...Read more

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Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Maybe: anything that interferes with absorbing a medicine can affect it. if the cleanse extrem moves things through your gi tract faster than normal, you may not absorb the amount of the pill you need to. would use back up condoms or just skip the cleanse extrem which is bogus anyhow. ...Read more

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Is "eco drink" sold by costco a safe & beneficial like the sale representative claims?

Is "eco drink" sold by costco a safe & beneficial like the sale representative claims?

Possibly toxic sugar: Ecodrink becomes a liquid multivitamin when added to water. It has small amounts of additional antioxidants. As best as i can tell, it has synthetic vit e which i believe is unhealthy but my biggest concern is it has the artificial sweetener sucralose, which, while approved by the fda, may be rather toxic. I avoid products with sucralose.See http://www.Holisticmed.Com/splenda/bowen.Html & comment:. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera juice good for diverticulitis?

Is aloe vera juice good for diverticulitis?

No: It won't hurt but will not help. Diverticulitis is an infection around a diverticula and needs to be treated with antibiotics. If they do not resolve the infection, then surgery is required. To reduce the formation of diverticula and possibly prevent diverticulitis, dietary fiber is needed. The simplest way to get enough fiber is to take metamucil or an equivalent daily. ...Read more

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Longterm unemploy over 5yrs11mnths, OCD getting worse, stressed for decade, been atmpt to mk changes, no local help provd, i'm tired. Why won't this end?

Longterm unemploy over 5yrs11mnths, OCD getting worse, stressed for decade, been atmpt to mk changes, no local help provd, i'm tired. Why won't this end?

Seek medical help: You will benefit from counseling and support from family and friends. You will find it useful if you can exercise daily, preferably an early morning walk. This will give you a positive attitude, make you physically stronger and feel good about yourself. You should get out of the house and volunteer, until you find employment. Sometimes a job is offered if you work hard and impress your supervisor. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) interact with supplements like omega369, b vits, calcium/magnesium, oregano (juice) & airborn? Also, does it interact with tylenol& gas x?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) interact with supplements like omega369, b vits, calcium/magnesium, oregano (juice) & airborn? Also, does it interact with tylenol& gas x?

No known interaction: B vitamins calcium, magnesium, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or gas-x. There is no information on omega-3 69, oregano juice, or airborne. Those you would have to take at your own risk. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does zostrix (capsaicin) work for arthritis pain ok?

Does zostrix (capsaicin) work for arthritis pain ok?

Yes: It blocks the release of substance p from pain fibers. ...Read more

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What are feldene (piroxicam) tablets used for; back pain?

What are feldene (piroxicam) tablets used for; back pain?

See below: Feldene (piroxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication and it can be used for a variety of arthritic conditions. It is quite potent and i don't use it that often because it tends to cause more gastric side effects than some of the other nsaids that I use on a regular basis. Having said that however, it can be very effective in the right patient. ...Read more

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