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Had pleuritic rib and solar plexus pain. D Dimer level=190 but have been taking nattokinase fish oil and garlic. Could that affect it enough?
Not: diagnostic if u had p/e or not . so nothing to improve. ...Read more
There are: Conflicting reports of the effectiveness of lorenzo's oil in reversing or improving symptoms of ald. It's worth a try. God bless your family! http://www.Aan.Com/elibrary/neurologytoday/?Event=home.Showarticle&id=ovid.Com:/bib/ovftdb/00132985-200509000-00002. ...Read more
Olive, coconut and..: Olive oil is healthy for cooking at low temperature but is not healthy when exposed to high heat. For higher heat i recommend coconut oil, which has many health benefits and does well at high temperatures. Hi-oleic safflower oil is also good for high temperatures. See http://integrativemed.Kumc.Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils.Html for a good article. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different states have different laws. Under federal law, it is illegal.
Weed is a psychoactive drug and will mess with your brain, legal or not.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Proven vs unproven: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. still, some could help. great info at : http://nccam.Nih.Gov/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Omega-threes?: Omega-3 fatty acids have some anti-inflammatory properties that no one disputes; how helpful these are is unclear but some arthritis suffers say it helps. The last two big studies of the eskimo/inuit did not support the popular idea that these protect from coronary artery atherosclerosis. Most other pop claims are also unfounded. High doses seem to promote bleeding. It's your money. ...Read more
No: It's just another health fraud. I'd urge you to keep your freckles anyway. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more
Mostly hype: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers