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An "ana" is a blood test used to screen a person for the possibility of several autoimmune diseases. It is important to remember that this is a screening test and a positive result only indicates more testing may be warranted. No blood test is perfect, and getting to a diagnosis is usually much more complex than drawing blood and looking at a number ...Read more
What is the absolute least amount of calories your body needs to survive im not pro ANA im doing a report for health class?
Basal MBR: You may find it helpful to look into an equation to calculate one's Basal Metabolic Rate. This takes into account your age, weight, height, and sex and calculates how many calories your body burns over the day just keeping your organs running. Eating less than this number over a prolonged period of time would result in starvation (after your body uses up stored energy reserves). ...Read more
Can being on a pro ANA website negatively effect health even when one is not suffering from an eating disorder?
Yes: Staying sick on purpose is a bad policy for your health. ...Read more
Any advice from fellow pro anas out their on the fastest way to get rid of my tummy and thigh fat?
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab ; thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Tone thighs w plie, squat, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had excessive to severe swelling from just below the knees to tips of my toes. My glucose is normal and my ANA is neg. What could this be?
Pain on activities all over body Ana pro ra factor tsh nuclear bone scan normal rheumo thinks its due to past chronic vit d def. Normal now vitd wt?
Autoimmune disease: Despite negative labs, you may still have some type of autoimmune disease. Chronic pain throughout the body is usually due to autoimmune disease. If there is no anatomic distribution of the pain, and it's not related to disease such as infection, cancer, endocrine disease, then it must be autoimmune. ...Read more
I am very scared ANA positive nucleolar pattern negative ENA my hands are red on palms and fingers and whwn cold get redder wirh bluishness at tips but don't go through other color changes nail capillaries are. Normal ANA was done 1 1/2 years ago rheumato
No diagnosis yet: The diagnosis of scleroderma / systemic sclerosis can be made only by a physician, preferably a rheumatologist, after considering the entire clinical picture, including the titer of the ANA and whether there is other evidence of disease. I wish you luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer