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Pediasure With Fiber Medication
Possibly: If this is the correct diagnosis is possible, but it may be a neuropathy caused by other issues and you need to have this clarified. If a medication reaction causes a problem after the medication is withdrawn often the problem will go away, but sometimes there are situations when it will persist. This is something you can ask your physician. ...Read more
Fibro/Depression/Rx: According to a well-designed research study, 34% of people with fibromyalgia syndrome [fms] are also depressed. That implies that 66% of fms are not depressed. Some authors have predicted that the depression in fms is caused by the pain but other evidence indicates that they are independent. Cymbalta [duloxetine] is the only drug which is separately fda-approved for both fms and for depression. ...Read more
I'm 21 and experiencing recurrence of internal haemorrhoids. What medication should I do. Faeces is soft and my diet is more fiber.
In spite of your soft BM, you need to spend lees time on the toilet and do less straining.
try to do a sitz bath by sitting in the bath tub full of warm water.
if keep bothering you, internal hemorrhoids could be easily ligated in the office, it is a simple procedure and painless. ...Read more
I have been on 1200mg of Gralise for small fiber neuropathy and have not found relief. Will 1800mg help or should I consider another medication?
Gralise: The max dose of GRalise is 3x600mg tabs peer day taken at one time usually at around dinner 5-6 pm. Before you switch the dose should be optimized and then a decision made whether to switch. ...Read more
Pm docs- what type of interventional treatment other than medication and pt have proven to be successful in treating small fiber neuropathy?
Are you a type 1 diabetic. Do you take any herbal medication or fiber to assist you in your keeping good blood sugars?
Good medication to relieve symtpoms of small fiber neuropathy with few side effects? Gabapentin caused too many side effects.
What is a diet to help with IBS and is there a over-the-counter medication I'm taking fiber and probiotics I got constapation form of ibs?
I have IBS and am often constipated. But I also have hypothyroidism and know that fiber can interfere with my medication I take for it. What do I do?
Fiber conflict: Fiber, of both soluble & insoluble variety, provides health benefits--accelerates how quickly food transits through the gut; adds bulk to stool & improves bowel regularity; fills you up. Too much fiber can make you gassy, increase stool volume, interfere with drug metabolism. Ask your doc about appropriate timing of fiber and Rx intake. The good news--the pipeline for IBS-C drugs is exciting. ...Read more
What is the safest way to get off of a medication, been taking tegratol, well the generic form for over a year. 1200mg a day taking it for foot and leg pain from a reduced nerve fiber concluded from a neurologist, I have been having issues with taking
See pain doctor:
Most pain doctors or internal medicine doctors have lots of alternative therapies to try to help patients wean off pain medicines.
There are also herbal remedies with anti-inflammatory properties that can be suggested to use to start spreading out the time in between your doses. Look up pain doctors on this health tap. ...Read more
What kind of doctor should I see for hemorrhoids? I am a woman and suspect I have hemorrhoids because my anus itches all the time. I've tried over-the-counter medications (tucks), and have changed my diet to make sure I am getting plenty of fiber and wate
Do medications (eg: lyrica, (pregabalin) prednisone, methotrexate, azathioprine) have any effect on a skin test for small fiber neuropathy?
Neuropathy test: None of these should affect the test. ...Read more
Small Fiber Neuropat: Hello. How long have you been off this culprit -antibiotic? How long were you taking it? In my patient population, the longer someone has been on the offending medication, the lower the likelihood that the neuropathy will resolve on its own. For this reason, we treat & manage (using neuropathic meds like gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) etc.) the symptoms related to the respective neuropathy. ...Read more
No. ...: But it does have a favorable affect on fat metabolism. Soluble fiber--oatmeal, oat cereal, lentils, apples, oranges, strawberries, nuts, etc, etc--attracts water and forms a gel. This substance slows the rate at which digesting fat and sugar enter the blood stream, resulting in a steadier energy state. It reduces blood sugar spikes/crashes which can lead to hunger and overeating. ...Read more
Fiber: Fiber in your diet serves many useful purposes. First of all, it will lower your cholesterol by prevent your body from absorbing excess cholesterol from your GI tract. Also, fiber moves any toxins through and out of your body. It has been shown that the less contact time toxins have with the lining of the intestines, the lower the incidence of colon cancer. Fiber is good for colon health. ...Read more
Dietary: Fiber from fruits and vegetables are the best. Gums and guars present in fruits and veggies are best. Oatmeal, cereal grains, flax seeds, and unprocessed bran are other good sources of fiber. You can buy otc fiber tablets, soluble fiber and other fibers. Eat a balanced diet and increase the fruits, veggies and water in your diet. ...Read more
For a healthy diet: That is high in fiber, check out www. Drmcdougall. Com or www. Nutritionfacts. Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. Many plants foods are naturally high in fiber. For example, prunes are more effective for constipation that pills. ...Read more
Fiber sources.: Fiber is found in fruits (blueberries, cranberries, apples), vegetables (broccoli, radicchio, endive, spinach), whole-grain breads (whole-GRAIN more than whole-WHEAT) and some breakfast cereals. Fiber supplements exist as well. It's always better to include all sources of fiber as part of a healthy, varied meal plan. 35 grams daily for women, 50 for men. And drink lots of water. ...Read more
Poor colon health: Short-term, fiber (along with plenty of fluids) helps you have regular bowel movements. This avoids constipation, pain with defecation, and explosive diarrhea caused by changes in diet. Long-term, fiber decreases your colon's exposure to toxins found in food (such as nitrites). Less exposure decreases your risk of colon cancer. ...Read more
There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases.
Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more
Leafy vegetables: Leafy vegetables, whole fruits, whole grains.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: It's pretty hard to get too much fiber from food alone unless you're living on only bread or eat too much of a few very fibrous, undigestable foods. Usually, too much fiber occurs from overuse of fiber supplements - pill or powder form. You may get diarrhea since fiber draws in more water into the colon. ...Read more
Vegetables!: Eat more vegetables, and avoid most grain, especially bread/wheat flour. ...Read more