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Do those Phiten necklaces that sports players wear really work? It is said to have health benefits on the companies website. Is it snake oil?

Do those Phiten necklaces that sports players wear really work? It is said to have health benefits on the companies website. Is it snake oil?

Not enough evidence: There is some science to support that titanium microparticle-permeated tape in contact with skin over injuries can speed healing, but I see no evidence the necklaces have benefits- see http://www. Mdpi. Com/2079-4983/5/1/1
This doesn't mean it won't help, just not sufficient evidence to tell.
By the way, snake oil is a rich source of omega 3 essential fatty acids so likely had real health benefits! ...Read more

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Does copper, magnetic, or Phiten brand jewelry and or braces really work for pain such as arthritis?

Does copper, magnetic, or Phiten brand jewelry and or braces really work for pain such as arthritis?

Yes: Data suggests it does. Part of it by helping circulation and calm inflammation down. But exact mechanisms are not well understood. Know this though, we are made if magnetic energy, and whole body responds to energy including Magnetic energy, in a more positive context at lower steady influences. Copper and hematite tend to have some of the most positive effects. Finally, if u believe it, it will! ...Read more

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What is "fen-phen"?

What is "fen-phen"?

Diet "miracle": Fen-phen was a combination of two prescription medications used for weight loss. Fenfluramine was pulled off the market after concerns were raised about valve injuries. Phenteramine remains available in the states. Check out http://www. Dartmouth. Edu/~chance/course/syllabi/97dartmouth/day-2/fen-phen-1.Pdf & http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fenfluramine/phentermine for more info. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take poten-cee?

When is the best time to take poten-cee?

No reasonable time: The issue of the use of high dose vitamin c has long been settled. It does not increase resistance to infection or any other known condition. And very few first world diets are c vitamin deficient. The sellers of high dose c products have been excellent and effective marketers of these products but clinical testing have shown them to be of no realistic value. ...Read more

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Do you reccomend bontril vs phen I took phen and became irratated?

Do you reccomend bontril vs phen I took phen and became irratated?

Neither: Both of these medications have concerning side effects. Newer medications such as Belviq, (lorcaserin) Contrave, Qysrmia seem to be effective without some these side effects. All of these medications should be used conjunction with appropriate dietary changes and exercise. You should speak wih your doctor about the most appropriate medication for you. Good Luck ...Read more

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I'm currently taking phen 37.5 biotine B 6 and vitium D is this bad?

I'm currently taking phen 37.5 biotine B 6 and vitium D is this bad?

At: I take it that you are taking the Phentermine as an adjunct to diet in an attempt to lose wt.




the other two drugs and of no consequence and will not do you any harm ...Read more

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How long does a DNA patenity test take?

How long does a DNA patenity test take?

DNA paternity test: The technical part of dna paternity test is not taking that long. However, it is usually a court order for that and with legal procedures it might take up to 3 month. ...Read more

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Stiffman syndrome: do symptoms get worse if paitent over does it?

Stiffman syndrome: do symptoms get worse if paitent over does it?

Considering: That many people get the same disorder (abnormal balance of GABA levels) JUST from overdoing it, yes, absolutely.
This is a disorder in which the body attacks its own down-regulator of muscle tone producing a tetanus like effect!
http://www. Hopkinsmedicine. Org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/neuroimmunology_and_neurological_infections/conditions/stiff_person_syndrome. Html
treatable. ...Read more

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What the eat of Diabetes paitent?????

What the eat of Diabetes paitent?????

What to Eat vs. Not?: Since Diabetes Mellitus IS elevate blood sugar, avoid all carbs/sugars. Humans live long lives with very little simple carb intake (above ground veggies {not fruit-high sugar} but no corn {high simple cars}, moderate protein & high fat foods of natural origin. Carb intake drives DM, obesity, HTN, cancer, etc.; promoted by Ancel Keys, George McGovern & USDA as part of bogus low-fat diet & politics. ...Read more

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What causes babies to be born pigen toed?

What causes babies to be born pigen toed?

A couple of things: Heredity and/or fetal position in the womb can cause an intoed position of the foot. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

Poison Ivy: One of the ingredients used in remedies and home treatments for poison ivy relief would be burdock roots. This unassuming herb has medicinal properties and can be used to prepare tea that can be applied to the skin and left to dry. This provides some much needed relief from the symptoms. ...Read more

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How are some ways to cure poisen ivy, with out using any prescriptiontreatment?

How are some ways to cure poisen ivy, with out using any prescriptiontreatment?

Kitchen Pantry: Assuming you are not allergic to the poison ivy and you are not experiencing any swelling, which is an emergency, you might also want to try making a baking soda paste. Take 3 teaspoons baking soda to one teaspoon water, make a paste and apply it to the affected area.
You can also use apple cider vinegar, warming it up a bit and use it as a compress in a cotton towel. ...Read more

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If a teen at 16 is over weight at 250 and has trouble loosing weight, it is okay to take phen 375?

If a teen at 16 is over weight at 250 and has trouble loosing weight, it is okay to take phen 375?

Overweight teen: Even teenagers are growing and it is not recommended to take diet pills. Many time adjusting the diet and increasing their physical activity can help. Speak with your doctor to help rule out any medical problems and then outline a program of diet and exercise. A dietitian may help. The whole family should be involved to get the best results. ...Read more

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Since last year, I've been sleeping at 2-3am which gives 4-5hr of sleep. Will this patten and the amount of hours I sleep cause an illness in future?

Since last year, I've been sleeping at 2-3am which gives 4-5hr of sleep. Will this patten and the amount of hours I sleep cause an illness in future?

You need your sleep: It is crucial to your body to have appropriate amount of sleep. 8 hours is recommended but 5 is acceptable. So you work on this naturally. Read watch tv just relax your mind. ...Read more

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Can a paitent who is 35 years old with 90% renal failure be treated?

Can a paitent who is 35 years old with 90% renal failure be treated?

Renal failure: Absolutely. First you need to seek the services of a good adult kidney specialist. Then you need to likley have whatever is causing this be managed medically (medicines and dietary changes). If that doesn't work, you will have to undergo dialysis and there are options there. So, please go see a kidney specialist to get started. ...Read more

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How long does it take for poisen ivy to go away and your skin to get back to normal?

How long does it take for poisen ivy to go away and your skin to get back to normal?

3 weeks or so: In general, poison ivy/oak/sumac is a 3 week problem. That's how long it usually takes for the reaction to subside and your skin to settle down. As a dermatologist, I will always error on the side of prolonging the treatment to at least 3 weeks to make sure there is no rebound reaction which frequently happens if the treatment is shorter than 3 weeks. ...Read more

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What's the best over-the-counter drug that's the same as the phen fen diet drug since they took that one off the market?

What's the best over-the-counter drug that's the same as the phen fen diet drug since they took that one off the market?

No OTC meds exist!: I wish there was an alternative to phen/fen. On a brighter side, the phentermine-still able to be rx by a knowledgeable weight loss physician was responsible for 11% of the 14% total avg. Wt loss of the combo. Fenfluramine (pondimin) was responsible for about 3% of the total avg. Weight loss. The attractive aspect of Fenfluramine was that it mitigated the negative side effects of phentermine. ...Read more

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ALS paitents tend to pass with 3-5 years after diagnosis....so what does Steven Hawking's have? I ask because he's suffered far beyond most ALS pt.

ALS paitents tend to pass with 3-5 years after diagnosis....so what does Steven Hawking's have? I ask because he's suffered far beyond most ALS pt.

He's an outlier: Life expectancy is based on the motor neurons innervating the diaphragm (compromise leads to respiratory failure & death) and deterioration of swallowing muscles (leading to malnutrition and dehydration). He's likely gradually getting worse but has been luckier thus far compared to other individuals with ALS. Http://www. Scientificamerican. Com/article/stephen-hawking-als/ ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad poiaen ivy?

How to get rid of bad poiaen ivy?

Steroids: For really bad, full body poison ivy - especially if it involves the face - I might use an oral steroid burst, some thing like Prednisone for a few days. For just bad local reactions, I recommend cool/ice packs to help with the itch, then a steroid and/or antihistamine cream. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for poisen ivy or oak?

What are some home remedies for poisen ivy or oak?

Posion IVY: Early on, chlorox water can help just as the vesicles start. Homeopathic rhus tox or a few others are said to help but I have no personal experience. Otherwise otc caledryl and simlar products can make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is it lymhoma cancer paitien suitable to consume bananas?

Is it lymhoma cancer paitien suitable to consume bananas?

It is okay: Yes sure, you can eat banana if you want to. Banana however can make you constipated, so if you already have problem with constipation, you probably do not want to eat bananas too much. ...Read more

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What months is poisen oak active in california? Is it all year?

What months is poisen oak active in california? Is it all year?

Poison oak belongs: To toxicodendron family (oak, ivy, sumac). The irritant oil (urushiol) is found in leaves, stems, flowers, berries, roots & is active year round. If removing it, wear protective clothing that can be thoroughly washed or disposed of. If burning plants, stay well up-wind, as inhalation can cause respiratory emergency. Herbicides may be best way of destroying plants. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for poisen ivy to go away after the rash starts?

How long does it usually take for poisen ivy to go away after the rash starts?

Poison ivy: It often takes 2-3 weeks for the rash to go away. Often there is some residual pigmentation in the skin which may remain for months. ...Read more

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What the best weight loss drug to buy at the GNC store that's close to the phen - fhen?

What the best weight loss drug to buy at the GNC store that's close to the phen - fhen?

Nothing: However, Phentermine is available by prescrition and medications similar to Fenfluramine are in the pipeline. In GNC there is nada. In th vitamin shoppe you might want to try n-acetyl-cysteine. This takes advantage of a little known trick in stabilizing glutamate in the brain and reducing food cravings. ...Read more

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Can you get poisen ivy any time of year, and does anyone have a good suggestions for drying up the rash?

Can you get poisen ivy any time of year, and does anyone have a good suggestions for drying up the rash?

Poison ivy: Yes, you can get poison ivy at any time of the year. The most effective therapies for poison ivy are prescription topical and/or oral steroids. ...Read more

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Have serious itching all over my body and I take priton and it only relieves me for two days only. What can I do?

Have serious itching all over my body and I take priton and it only relieves me for two days only. What can I do?

Generalized Itching: Generalized pruritus may be classified into the following categories on the basis of the underlying causative disease: renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic generalized pruritus. ...Read more

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