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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I wish to know how good is soy milk for you?

I wish to know how good is soy milk for you?

Not Good at All : There is nothing good about soy milk. It causes homonal disturbances, negatively affects your thyroid and blocks the absorption of vital minerals drink water. ...Read more

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Is soy milk better for you than regular milk?

Is soy milk better for you than regular milk?

Depends: If you are intolerant to milk sugar (lactose) it certainly is. The fat content may be less. It may be emotionally satisfying to be avoiding animal products if you are vegan. ...Read more

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What is soy milk good for and what is it bad for?

Good source: : Protein, calcium and non-dairy, for people with lactose-intolerance. It's a nice alternative to cow's milk. If you have a soy allergy, then not good, but otherwise, no 'bad' effects from soy milk. ...Read more

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Is soy milk healthy if consumed in large quantities?

Is soy milk healthy if consumed in large quantities?

All in moderation: The old saying "all things in moderation" is true. Too much of anything could, in theory, be bad for you. What do you consider a large quantity of soy milk? Is this balanced with a good diet? What age person is drinking "large quantities?" the most important thing to look for when buying soy milk is that it is organic and made from non-genetically engineered soy beans. ...Read more

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How is soy milk made and how does it affect my heath?

How is soy milk made and how does it affect my heath?

See details: Soymilk is not milk but a beverage made from soybeans. It contains little calcium but studies suggest that substances found in soymilk may reduce the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What time should I drink soy milk every day?

What time should I drink soy milk every day?

Why drink soy?: Unless you are on certain medications (e.g. Doxycycline, thyroid supplements, etc) you probably don't need to time the soy milk intake. I would argue that you shouldn't be drinking soy milk every day especially if you have history of thyroid disease. Soy(like other goitrogens) competes with thyroid hormone receptors in the body and may lead to low thyroid function. Why not try almond milk? ...Read more

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Soy milk to make breast bigger?

Soy milk to make breast bigger?

No: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. The amount of soy you eat won't affect size. ...Read more

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Can 7mo old breastfed babies drink soy milk?

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Can 7mo old breastfed babies drink soy milk?

You mean soy formula: Certainly yes. Soy formula is not really advantageous over milk based formula though. ...Read more

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Should I avoid banana n soy milk soy product for my subclinical hyperthyroid?

Should I avoid banana n soy milk soy product for my subclinical hyperthyroid?

Hyperthyroid: Found no references to banana, but soy if u are allergic to it, may worsen thyroid condition. See http://www.Ehow. Com/facts_5484988_foods-avoid-hyperthyroidism. Html for other foods recommended to avoid in hyperthyroidism. Your endocrinologist may have a list of foods to eat & those to avoid as well. ...Read more

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I have pruritus ani. Can I have soy milk or any other foods that I'm not allergic to?

I have pruritus ani.  Can I have soy milk or any other foods that I'm not allergic to?

Define "allergic": Blood or skin tests that are not reactive to soy or foods do not mean you can ignore them as a problem. You may be intolerant to them. You need to use that information as a guide but add a food diary using elimination to decide if an item aggravates any particular symptom. ...Read more

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Should I give my toddler soy milk instead of cow milk to reduce episodes of cough and cold?

Should I give my toddler soy milk instead of cow milk to reduce episodes of cough and cold?

You can: Soy milk is difficult to digest I would consider rice milk or almond milk if you find increased problems with the soy such as increased bloating, diarrhea or abdominal pain. ...Read more

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For the last three weeks my son has had loose stools every morning. He drinks soy milk. What should I do?

For the last three weeks my son has had loose stools every morning. He drinks soy milk. What should I do?

Loose stools: As long as he is not having diarrhea and dehydration, loose stools are not an issue. But you can give him more potatoes, rice, and carotts to make his stools more formed. Yougurt also may help the intestinal flora and affect, in a good way the stools. We do not want him to have hard stools as they are not health. ...Read more

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Can I mix soy milk with nesquick?

Yes: Feel free to mix soy milk with nesquick. ...Read more

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Is soy milk bad for women if it isn't organic?

Is soy milk bad for women if it isn't organic?

No: Soy milk is just fine for everyone that is not allergic to soy. Being organic is not necessary. ...Read more

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Is soy milk a good substitute for real milk for kids?

Is soy milk a good substitute for real milk for kids?

Soy milk good for ki: Only for kids who are really allergic or intolerant of cows milk, but it gives the same number of calories per ox and a good sourse of protein and free of lactose. ...Read more

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Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Not per se: Soy contains plant phytoestrogens which are weak (very weak) activators of the estrogen receptor. The word "estrogen" commonly refers to 17-beta-estradiol, the most potent of the estrogen receptor stimulators found in the natural human circulation. ...Read more

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Does soy milk affect fertility?

Does soy milk affect fertility?

No: Not if it is drunk in normal and non-excessive amounts. ...Read more

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How does soy milk help my diabetes?

How does soy milk help my diabetes?

Lactose is Sugar: Milk is one of the high sugar foods you can be consuming. Any milk that you ingest that lowers the sugar burden is better than regular milk. For my patients who insist on milk when they are diabetic I recommend non-sweetened almond milk. ...Read more

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What occurs if I put lactase pills in soy milk?

Nothing: Soy milk does not contain lactose which is what your are breaking down with the lactase pills. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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Is soy milk really unhealthy for women to be drinking?

Is soy milk really unhealthy for women to be drinking?

Not true: Soy milk is a good source of protein and an alternative to cow's milk. ...Read more

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Is soy milk considered in the milk yogurt cheese group?

Is soy milk considered in the milk yogurt cheese group?

NO: Question if soy milk is in the same group as "milk, yogurt, cheese" group. NO. Soy milk is soy based, which is a different protein than cow's milk protein. Traditional milk, yogurt, and cheese are made from cow's milk. All these have alternative to cow's milk, such as soy, almond, coconut, etc. ...Read more

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Are there sources of calcium other than dairy or fortified soy milk?

Are there sources of calcium other than dairy or fortified soy milk?

Almonds, sardines: Almonds and sardines or canned salmon(with bones) are a good source of dietary calcium. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more