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Is mycobacterium avium contagious?

Is mycobacterium avium contagious?

M. Avium: non- tuberculous mycobacterium such as avium and many other mycobacterial species are not transmitted from person to person ...Read more

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Consequences and treatment for mycobacterium avium intracellulare?

Consequences and treatment for mycobacterium avium intracellulare?

Complex: M. Avium- intracellulare (mac) infections can result in lung and other organ damage , depending on the severity of immunodeficiency. In people with an intact immune system , mac infection is a slow process and can take years before therapy is initiated (2 or 3 antibiotics- e.g. Ethambutol, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and rifabutin). Therapy can last a minimum of 12 months if a lung infection is involved. ...Read more

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Is dysautonima genetic? Is there any relation between autism, dysautonomia and gluten intolerance? My mom also has macrobacterium avium. Connections?

Is dysautonima genetic? Is there any relation between autism, dysautonomia and gluten intolerance? My mom also has macrobacterium avium. Connections?

Many questions: There is familial dysautomia but uncertain about the other other associations. Some cases with gluten have been reported. Mycobacterium avium is an infectious disease and not related to the other conditions. Gluten is a different condition also. There is intolerance to gluten and treatment involves a gluten free diet. ...Read more

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I am a 170 pound male that wants to do strength training to maximize its health benefits. If I use weight machines, is there a particular weight I should aim for? How should I progress the exercises

I am a 170 pound male that wants to do strength training to maximize its health benefits.  If I use weight machines, is there a particular weight I should aim for?  How should I progress the exercises

Start low: start low weight and multiple repetition and increase the weight slowly when you can do 15 repetition three time by 5 lb. each time it really depend on which muscle you are trying to exercise, the start weight may vary ...Read more

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Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health. I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln

Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health.  I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln

Probably normal: Low eosinophils are often normal. It is impossible to say in an individual case like yours without a full history. Alcohol intoxication and over production of certain steroids in the body (such as cortisol) like from working out are causes. If you are a health regular exerciser your doctor would probably not mention it. ...Read more

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Medical uses for alum?

Medical uses for alum?

Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more

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How can I drop 5 pounds?

How can I drop 5 pounds?

Healthy lifestyle: changes. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How can I lose 15 pounds?

How can I lose 15 pounds?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Lose 50 pounds in 5 weeks?

Lose 50 pounds in 5 weeks?

That would be: beyond crazy. Please don't consider losing weight that rapidly - it would be very unhealthy. Take care. ...Read more

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How to lose 4 punds a week?

How to lose 4 punds a week?

Consider a slower: Rate of loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Is it best to have a prenup?

Is it best to have a prenup?

Maybe: If you feel like you need some sort of protection for your finances in the case of a divorce a prenup can help with that. It's really up to you and your fiance. ...Read more

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Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis C which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read more

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How do I lose 20 pounds fast?

How do I lose 20 pounds fast?

Do it Safely: In order to loose weight in a short period of time without harming your body, try to avoid all carbs except ones loaded with fiber, avoid added salt or canned food which contains high amounts of salt, exercise every day for an hour, sleep 7-8 hours every night, do fun activities including meditation and hydrate with at least 64 ounces of water and see the benefit. ...Read more

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I need help losing 10 pounds?

I need help losing 10 pounds?

Weight loss: Calorie restriction to lose weight and exercise to maintain it and persistence with the plan will cause you to lose weight. ...Read more

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How to lose the last 5 pounds?

How to lose the last 5 pounds?

Patience: Stay the course of exercise and calorie control. Give your body's metabolism a chance to balance itself at your new lower weight. Try not to watch the scale too much. Keep your doctor involved in your weight management routine, asking her to measure you as well as weigh you. ...Read more

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How can I loose 1 pound a day?

How can I loose 1 pound a day?

For the average: person that is a little too fast a rate of loss to be optimum. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day.^ nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more

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Can I lose 15 pounds in month?

Can I lose 15 pounds in month?

It's possible, but..: That's five pounds in four weeks. Depends on how heavy you are to start, the more overweight, the easier the first 20 pounds are. But, most of those lbs will be water, which is why with any diet one is enthused initially because it comes off fast, and over 95%, it comes back even faster. You would have to be on a 1000 calorie diet to lose 5 lbs/wk. Whatever u do, get health professional to help u. ...Read more

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