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What bone replacement parts need to be replaced over a lifetime?

What bone replacement parts need to be replaced over a lifetime?

Every thing: If you live long enough, or work hard enough this material follow the law of wear and tear. ...Read more

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Ehat s thr best replacement for prednisobe and arcoxia. I am takibg it for 6 years now to relieve me of R.A. pains. Yet i am afraid of its effects to?

Ehat s thr best replacement for prednisobe and arcoxia. I am takibg it for 6 years now to relieve me of R.A. pains. Yet i  am afraid of its effects to?

Terrible choices: that combination is inappropriate for th treatment of RA and the long term side effects of prednisone can be severe. You need to be treated with disease modifying meds. Have you seen a rheumatologist? ...Read more

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Is visalus a meal replacement?

Is visalus a  meal replacement?

Can be: I've been on it for 1 and 1/2 years and love it. I use it now for both breakfast almost daily and sometimes lunch. Make your shakes with fruit and ice and they are really good. ...Read more

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Is there a replacement for guaifenex pse?

Is there a replacement for guaifenex pse?

Maybe: This is the generic name for Mucinex (guaifenesin) d which is a decongestant and mucus thinner. If you are taking this for nasal congestion, a steriod nasal spray may be beneficial. If you are looking for a natural product, something which includes, quercetin, stinging nettles, or bromelain are also effective mucus thinners. Singus irrigation with boiled or distilled water can also help. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe a good diet meal replacement?

Please describe a good diet meal replacement?

Ensure: Ensure is a good meal replacement for 250 calories, if you want 500 calories have two of them. They contain adequate protein, carbohyrdrates, vitamins and minerals to replace a meal. You can find it in most supermarkets or pharmacies. ...Read more

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How successful is a patellofemoral replacement?

How successful is a patellofemoral replacement?

Let me see: This procedure is not done very often because most people have done with total knee replacement, but if some body have significant changes in the patella-femoral joint with no changes in the rest of the joint it is very helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can be a replacement for zelnorm medicine?

What can be a replacement for zelnorm medicine?

Zelnorm: If you're using it for irritable bowel syndrome, there are antispasmadic drugs (dicloclymine, hyoscyamine, peppermint oil), and antidepressents like tcas are also used. So there a variety of agents and ways to manage ibs out there, it often takes a thorough discussion with your doctor come up with a good plan of action. ...Read more

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Is eating Greek yogurt a good meal replacement?

Is eating Greek yogurt a good meal replacement?

No: Too much healthy food at the expense of balanced diet is still a bad idea. Yogurt contains sugar- carbs, proteins and variable fats. No fiber, limited vitamins. It is not meant to be a meal replacement in general. Balanced diets contain all,food groups and provide nutrition that is adequate for good health and energy. This can be the dairy part. ...Read more

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Thyroidectomized patient need replacement forever?

Thyroidectomized patient need replacement forever?

Yes: If you have had thyroid gland removed you will need thyroid replacement supplementation as you no longer have a gland that can produce thyroid hormone. Fortunately that is not a difficult thing as it would just be a matter of taking a pill daily for the rest of your life. Think of it as a vitamin supplement to provide what your body needs to function normally. ...Read more