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Doctor insights on: Prevention Of Kwashiorkor

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What are the prevention of preeclampsia?

What are the prevention of preeclampsia?

Bedrest: Preeclampsia is most common in first pregnancies, younger and older mothers, multiple gestations and women whose mother had preeclampsia. Women who already have high blood pressure, diabetes or kidney disease are also at increased risk. Exercise and eat a healthy well balanced diet before and during your pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Kwashiorkor (Definition)

Malnutrition produced by a severely inadequate amount of ...Read more


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What kinds of general health practices prevent the spread of diseases?

What kinds of general health practices prevent the spread of diseases?

Washing hands: Probably the most significant prevention of spreading diseases is wasting hands and good hygiene. ...Read more

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Describe ways of reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses dining out?

Describe ways of reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses dining out?

Eat cooked food: You can reduce the risk (but not eliminate it) by eating food that has been freshly well-cooked. You want to avoid food that has been sitting out at room temperature, especially milk products like yogurt that grow bacteria quickly, mayonnaise, etc. Make sure the place you are eating in looks clean. Eat only well-cooked hamburgers, chicken and eggs. ...Read more

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What is essential in prevention and treatment of injury?

What is essential in prevention and treatment of injury?

Prevent injury: This is a very broad question. Please be more specific about the question you wish to have answered. ...Read more

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What are the preventions for epidemiology cardiovascular diseases on elderly?

What are the preventions for epidemiology cardiovascular diseases on elderly?

Activity: Stay active, control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, eat a healthy diet that keeps you at a healthy weight, and stay positive and optimistic. ...Read more

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What the role of taking multi vitamins in treatment of graves disease ?

What the role of  taking multi vitamins in treatment of graves disease ?

I do not see much of: A role of vitamin in that disease . As grave's disease autoimmune disease , there is a tendency to have concomitant other autoimmune diseases that causes vitamin disease like celiac disease and pernicious anemia ...Read more

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Are antioxidants important in disease prevention?

Are antioxidants important in disease prevention?

Www.nlm.nih.gov: Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer andthese are antioxidants :beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, selenium, vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin e. ...Read more

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What is the deadliest form of cancer? Which cancer claims the most lives? How many people die of cancer per year?

What is the deadliest form of cancer? Which cancer claims the most lives?
How many people die of cancer per year?

Lung : Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in men and women among all ethnic groups in the United States. Cancer kills approximately 550, 000 americans every year. ...Read more

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What are the causes, prevention and treatment of migratory transient osteoporosis?

What are the causes, prevention and treatment of migratory transient osteoporosis?

Ck w/osteoporosis so: Transient migratory osteoporosis is a rare condition which can cause chronic pain and is associated with sudden loss of bone density usually in a hip. This is unlike ‘ordinary’ osteoporosis which is only painful when broken bones have occurred. Pain resolves eventually but sometimes reoccurs in another part of the body. Referral to a pain clinic may be necessary to help with the difficult pain. ...Read more

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What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

Multiple: Kwashiorkor( k) is a process that leads to a multitude of problems. Early symptoms include apathy, lethergy and irritability. Loss of muscle mass, skin probs, swelling in organs, face & limbs, & increased susceptability to infection. Stupor and coma may occcur with death rates approaching 40% even under rx. Survivors will generally have long term mental and physical deficiencies. ...Read more

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Does exercise help in prevention of cancer?

Does exercise help in prevention of cancer?

Yes..: Most studies show that regular exercise ass opposed to sedentary behavior helps lower the risk of many types of cancer. Increasing the practice of exercise , however, does not negate in any way the known carcinogenic factors such as smoking and environmental risks. ...Read more

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What groups of people are most at risk of developing cholangiocarcinoma?

What groups of people are most at risk of developing cholangiocarcinoma?

Several groups: The following is a partial list of conditions that some studies (but not necessarily all) have found to be associated with an increased risk for cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of bile ducts).Chronic liver disease (eg from hepatitis c or alcohol), gallstones, hepatolithiasis (liver stones), primary sclerosing cholangitis, liver fluke infection, obesity, diabetes, congenital bile duct cysts, others... ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of ketonuria among diabetis patiece?

What is the prevalence of ketonuria among diabetis patiece?

Ketones in urine: Anyone, diabetic or not, will get ketones in the urine after fasting (not eating). It is a natural response to low insulin and fat metabolism from not eating for a while. Many people have ketonuria in the AM when waking up. In type 1 diabetes, doctors worry about diabetic ketoacidosis, which is extreme ketones from lack of insulin. People with this are quite ill. ...Read more

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What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers. ...Read more

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What is the role of fluoride in prevention of dental caries?

What is the role of fluoride in prevention of dental caries?

Stronger enamel: When the ph falls below 5.5, the tooth is demineralized destroying the enamel crystals. When the ph gets above 5.5 the enamel can get repaired using the calcium and phosphate in the saliva. If Fluoride is present the, new crystal= calcium+phosphate +fluoride and is more resistant to future acid attacks. ...Read more

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