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New chapter every man multivitamin made w/ organic vegies & herbs, effect the effectiveness of cialis?
Schizandra berry: Out of the ingredients in your vitamin, schizandra berry could potentially cause an interaction with cialis. There is mixed information about its effects on the liver system that metabolizes Cialis -- some sources say it inhibits this, and in other cases it may induce them. Because of this, i suggest caution in using this combination. There are other good vitamins without the herbal components. ...Read more
Supplement store: These are dried algae promoted as "detoxifying agents." for example, supposedly they remove heavy metals from the body and even destroy polychlorinated biphenyls, as reported in one journal of which i'd never heard. Claims that sound much too good to be true almost always turn out not to be true, but of course the decision is yours. ...Read more
No: Sweetbread is the pancreas. First, any beef product is unhealthy. There is no reason to ever eat that. There are many other dining options out there. Second, you increase your fat intake (particularly the pancreas compared to muscle meat), cholesterol, and inflammation, especially if it's not organic, free-roaming, vegetarian-fed (what cows naturally eat). ...Read more
Read about a LPR5 gene mutation family in science magazine,does new drug LP33401 increase bone width too or juz BMD in the mice experiment?
Interesting question: When I searched for lp40331, I found it to be the part no. for a John Deere T-shirt. The leprosy susceptibility genetic loci are fascinating, however. Armauer Hanson discovered Mycobacterium leprae in Bergen, Norway in 1873. Genetic susceptibility to leprosy was long suspected by epidemiologists, and now confirmed, explaining why many family or tribe members are resistant. See OMIM.org %609888 ...Read more
Ate marshmallows roasted w/ fake fire log. Company says 'non toxic waxes' "california proposition 65... By-products known to cause cancer." concern?
Once?: If you did this once, it is probably not a problem. But burning those fake fire logs in the house often may increase your risk. There are a lot of other ways to decrease your cancer risk, so this is probably not a big deal. Eat healthy, avoid stress, get plenty of rest. These are your best bets for decreasing your risk of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stage4Cancer(started in breast mid-late 50s female)do u think "Biotech nutritions-Pure Graviola 1300mg"gelatin free dietary supplement would help her?
Probably not: Stage 4 breast cancer requires a lot more than just a dietary supplement. Its very important that she follow her oncologists recommendations. If she wants to to try a nutritional adjunct, there are total immersion programs for cancer. Some examples are Dr Lorraine Day's 10 Step Program for Cancer Treatment and Eden Valley Institute of Wellness. These are both great adjunctw. Best wishes! ...Read more
Need more studies: There are some facts that annona muricata ( soursop) perhaps contains an active substance/molecules that can kill certain cancer cells. Some study has demonstated some positive data in vitro -in the laboratories. However there are a lot of questions that have to be asnwered first before declaring that it can really treat cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?
Possibly capsaicin: The curcumin ; resveratrol are anti-inflammatory ; anti-oxidant with neuroprotective effects. There is a study suggesting capsaicin may damage neurons in 10 day old rats. I know of no evidence it can damage brains in humans; many eat peppers without obvious signs of brain damage but capsaicin might cause mild brain damage in some: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.1002/cne.902960310/abstract. ...Read more
Cancer cell loves sugar.R fruits not suitable as cancer patients' diet? Read sum books tat veggie n fruit diet can inhibit cancer cell.Is tat correc?
Not effective: Cancer cells survive by outcompeting your normal cells. They certainly thrive on sugar, but all cells do. If you were to limit sugar, to starve out cancer, you would starve out every other cell as well. Veggie and fruit diets have health benefits but no proven anti-cancer benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thunder god vine: Thunder god vine (tripterigium wilfordii) has a 2000 year history of use in chinese medicine, for anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties. Some evidence points to benefit in rheumatoid arthritis http://tinyurl.Com/lkd52gl and sle, nephritis, and even organ transplant. Some problems can be decreased bone mineral density http://tinyurl.Com/klct3b2 and others: http://tinyurl.Com/lmhpmh6. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do politics attract abnormal personalities? Any good research to read on correlation between political ideology and psychological pathology?
Biohair: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Do even expensive restaurants hire immigrant helpers? Id so, is there greater risk of food poisoning?
Back office employee: Most restaurants including expensive ones hire minority and immigrant employees as they generally are good workers and will work for less money. Food poisoning is a constant worry in any restaurant and most have strict internal rules to prevent this. These rules are more likely to be followed in an expensive restaurant so enjoy your experience there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy: Absence of period for two months time is preganancy until proven otherwise ...Read more
Pains lower R: you can take yourself to a walk in clinic to see what the problem is. ...Read more
I have a very sharpe pain on or in the left side of my back if i sit or lay just right there is no pain ?
Back pain: That does not self resolve should be seen for proper management and treatment ...Read more
I've been in pain for about a week. The sharp pinching pain is in my right upper glut. what should I do or should I consult with?
I have a mengimioa it's on the 5, 6, 7 nerves does the pain stay on the right side? Or is it common to have sharp pains on the left side always..
Meningioma: A meningioma is a tumor or neoplasm that originates from the covering membranes of the brain. It is not localized inside the brain but most commonly between the brain and the skull. The pain reported is usually due to compression upon the brain covering membranes or adjacent structures like the 5th cranial nerve. Referred pain or other medical issues could explain bilateral pain perception. ...Read more
I'm getting sharp pains in my upper right side and back, what could be causing this, it was pretty sudden this morning and i didn't fall or hurt mysel?
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are many potential causes and an exam and possibly further studies can usually determine the cause. Among the three most common musculoskeletal causes include a tendonitis of the tendons on the outside of the hip known as an ilio-tibial band syndrome; a problem in the hip itself; or a variant of a sciatica from back. Consider being seen, . ...Read more
Nonspecific: More details about this discomfort are needed. Right lower abdominal pain is seen in appendicitis, inflammation of the right intestinal tract,pelvic inflammation or ovarian pathology. A physician would have to take a detailed history,perform a physical exam and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. If pain is steady go to the hospital emergency room where prompt evaluation is avail ...Read more
RLQ pain: This is not sufficient information. If the pain is intermittent it could be gas, muscular, kidney stone, Infection in the appendix, colon, lymph nodal problem and so on. So just pain in that area does not give us much information, need detailed history about the pain and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Right side of: what?Also include intensity( 1-10/10),duration,what makes it better/worse,and any other pertinent factors. ...Read more
Gas/ovarian cyst: Appendicitis is rarely sharp or intermittent. It generally presents as vague ,dull pain that progressively worsens,starting often around the umbilicus and settling very painfully in the right lower quadrant,and does not go away. Intermittent sharp pain is a pattern more suggestive of transient movement of gas.In women it is also commonly associated with ovulation and ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Take pain meds: If the pain is persistent all the time, you should try taking pain pills to relieve it. It may be muscular pain in which case it will settle down in a few days. Try 2 tablets of tylenol (acetaminophen) to start with, you may repeat it evey 4-6 hourly for one or two days. If the pain is not relieved, you could take Motrin or aleve which are somewhat more potent pain killers but can cause stomach discomfort/indiges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer