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Role Of Calcium Pantothenate In Burning Feet Syndrome
Can low folate (folic acid) levels result in numbness and tingly sensations in a person's feet and legs?
Can taking any of the following lengthen bones and increase the height of an adult female: zinc, calcium magnesium, vitamin d, vitamin k, vitamin b?
No: Hi. At 30 years old, you're long done gaining height. Nothing you can do to add height after your long bone growth plates fuse in your teens. If you have a healthy diet, of the vitamins and mineral you list, the only ones you're at risk for not getting enough of are calcium and vitamin D, so assure you're getting enough of them. But no supplement of any kind will lengthen bones in you. ...Read more
I suffer from pain in the heel feet .. Is this because of uric acid or because of salt, and what the normal rang of uric acid to female?
Burning sensation in lower parts of feet and left hand palm and fingers. Taking. Presolar (cipla 50/20 daily) for bp. These days read 127/87. Why ?
Prob. not Vitamin D: Raising your vitamin d level has many benefits but the symptoms you mention are not usually associated w/low vitamin d. The wired feeling might be hormonal and the tingle neurological. Please see your doc and he or she will help you feel better. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not usually: Pain is rather a frequent problem in MS, but heel pain would not be typical, unless there is an accompanying leg weakness and spasticity, which would cause abnormal gait, and secondary plantar fasciitis. Would definitely seek out opinion of podiatrist, as a simple orthotic would likely help dramatically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have some numbness tingling left thigh. Vitamin d is 22, ferritin was 175 and potassium was 5.7. Any of these causing my condition?
Lab values: In regards to your lab tests, your vit. D is low, your ferritin is normal and you potassium is a bit high. What "condition" are you referring to? Perhaps you should ask the physician (p) who ordered the lab tests what they mean in your case, as the p knows you better than anyone else. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause neuropathy in my hands ,arms, feet and legs that gets worse with activity. They checked for diabetes, thyroid also vitamin issues none of those is the cause. ?
Problems: It is time to see a Neurologist! ...Read more
Lactic acidosis: Lactic acid is an end product of "anerobic metabolism". Normally cells use oxygen as a substrate for metabolism however if there is not enough oxygen available cells have an altered metabolic process where the end product is lactic acid Treatment is aimed at restoring normal perfusion. Individuals who exercise can generate lactate but it is rapidly removed due to a healthy cardiovascular system ...Read more
Which vitamin water contains the most potassium? Pain in legs requires potassium pills, but vitamin water helps condition.
Read the label. : The answer to your question lies within the nutritional information label on the vitamin water package. Look at the different waters and compare them for yourself. ...Read more
Yes: But it is usually linked to other deficiencies also. ...Read more
Do vitamin d, b-12 and high ferritin level have any connection with neuropathy in the leg and torso?
Multiple connections: Each of these might be connected to neuropathy- vit d deficiency increases risk of diabetes & auto-immune diseases including ms- these can cause neuropathy. B-12 deficiency often causes neuropathy. High ferritin can be caused by iron overload causing oxidative stress or can be caused by heavy alcohol use, liver disease & auto-immune conditions like sle, all of which may cause neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would lack of pressure (for example standing partly submerged in water) relieve a patient with tarsal tunnel syndrome (or other nerve con.) in feet?
Probably yes: Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a nerve compression disorder of the posterior tibial nerve as it enters the foot on the inside of the ankle. It is much like carpal tunnel syndrome of the hand. Displacement of body weight by water would lessen the load across the ankle joint, resulting in less pressure, and likely relieving symptoms. Anti-inflammatories with activity modifications advised. Surgery prn. ...Read more
Dairy, fruits, why?: I'm not sure why you want to know this, as i know of no reason to avoid the essential nutrient thiamine (except slow suicide?). The richest food sources of vitamin b1 are brewer’s or nutritional yeast, brown rice, egg yolks, fish, legumes, liver, nuts, peas, poultry, rice bran, dulse, kelp, spirulina, wheat germ & whole grains. Alcohol, dairy and fruits have relatively low amounts. Why avoid b1? ...Read more
Is the 460 mg of magnesium carbonate in Gaviscon, the same as 460mg of magnesium citrate in a supplement?
What is the role of nitric oxide (no) supplements in reducing hypertension and cardiovascular disease?
Vasodilator : Nitric oxide is a naturally occurring compound released by the healthy lining of blood vessels (endothelial cells). It acts both as a vasodilator and also prevents blood clots from forming. Nitric oxide (or its precursor l-argenine) supplements are not recommended as first-line treatment for HTN or cardiovascular disease. We don't have strong scientific evidence that it works. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
23yrs male, having tingling sensation in his feet aggravated at night. Please tell diagnosis and treatment..?? Is it some vitamin deficiency????
Sorry: Sorry, this site does not replace seeing a doctor and you should not expect it to. No ethical doctor anywhere much less here would be so irresponsible as to give you a diagnosis and treatment without seeing you. What you report could be restless-leg syndrome but also a dozen other things. There is no substitute for a history and physical exam in a medical office. ...Read more
Etiology?: It is always good to try and figure out the etiology. Meaning, a nerve root compression is a possibility, tarsal tunnel is a possibility, diabetic neuropathy another. A home remedy to try is Alpha lipoic acid 1200-1800 mg per day. Look for 600mg capsules and take 2-3 times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is your best advice for burning feet I use Sarotex it helps anything else that might help too?
Yes: capsasin. Be careful need gloves to apply don't touch it with bare hands ...Read more
Burning feet: or more often numbness in feet, legs, can be a result of diabetes. Glad to hear that is not your case. This condition can also be due to having had chemo, which I hope is not you case as well. Sometimes the symptoms are diagnosed by excluding other conditions. In any case, please see a neurologist and a natural medicine practitioner. There are natural approaches to help. Peace & good health. ...Read more
Last HIV test I had was more than a year ago, which was taken 8 mont after exposure. It was neg- but this week I got a burning feet dat wont go away.
Finding the cause: Burning in extremities is a sign of sick nerves (neuropathy). Several common causes include diabetes, thyroid disease, b12 (rarely before age 70), heavy metal poisoning (rare), toxicity from medications (DDI (didanosine) and other HIV medications... pretty common)> several of these are treatable conditions. Otherwise medications are the next best step. ...Read more
What is the treatment for Erythromelagia (red burning feet) in a Lupus patient? Currently on Plaqunil. Thanks !
Quenching answer 4 U: Make an appointment with a medical doctor or podiatrist. There can be several causes for this situation, two of the more common causes are diabetes and changes in circulation. Depending on the diagnosis, treatments can range from over the counter topical medications, to prescription medications, neuromuscular stimulation therapies and various surgical interventions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch them out : Try keeping a water bottle frozen. When you get home, roll the frozen bottle under your feet. This will stretch the soft tissue through your arch. The ice will also provide a soothing anti-inflammatory effect. Do this for 10-15 minutes on each foot. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Is a possibility. Often, neuropathy can be very light and we don't notice it as we go through the day pounding on our feet. However, when we are off our feet, and nothing else distracting us, the neuropathy sensation is "turned up" centrally. See your physician and have him do a sensory exam on your feet, as well as check for diabetes. 40 yr old with bilateral burning foot pain, possible diabetes. ...Read more
So many things: Possibilities include a neuroma, nerve entrapment, diabetic or peripheral neuropathy, athletes foot, tarsal tunnel syndrome and a host of other things. Tiredness could indicate a lack of support in your shoes and standing too much. Consider an arch support. You are 66, so you probably have medicare. Consult a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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