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Doctor insights on: The Stuff Detox

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Does the stuff detox work for cocaine?

Does the stuff detox work for cocaine?

Cocaine detox: The most promising future for Cocaine detox lies in the endorphin system. Blockade of the κ opioid system can also block dysphoric-like effects associated with withdrawal from drugs of abuse and block the development of compulsive-like responding during extended access to drugs of abuse koob 2013. No meds exist for this however the use of Gabapentin and Baclofen in conjuction with bupropion helps. ...Read more

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Have a pre-employment test for nicotine coming up, how long is nicotine detectable in blood and urine and does the detox stuff they sell work?

Have a pre-employment test for nicotine coming up, how long is nicotine detectable in blood and urine and does the detox stuff they sell work?

2-4 days: Not sure about blood but nicotine is usually tested by a urine test for cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine that stays in your body for 2-4 days after your last cigarette.I would not rely on the "detox stuff."stopping smoking is probably the best thing you can do for your health.The first days are the hardest, so if you stop for 4 days you should take the opportunity to stop for good.See comment:. ...Read more

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If they found a bit of fatty build up on liver. Is a renew life 1 month liver detox a bad idea? It has milk thistle and dandelion and stuff in it.

If they found a bit of fatty build up on liver. Is a renew life 1 month liver detox a bad idea? It has milk thistle and dandelion and stuff in it.

Don't know. : Hi, with the current evidence that we have it's not possible to recommend any type of detox for fatty liver. Fat in the liver can be of 2 types nafld ; nash. Nafld is where fat is present but not causing harm and nash when it's damaging your liver. We don't when nafld turns into nash or if they r separate entities. See a hepatologist for bld work 2 c if the liver is ok. He can recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What do detox pills do?

What do detox pills do?

Take your money: What ever you do do not buy a detox product. Your liver and kidneys do an excellent job of clearing most toxins . U just need to be well hydrated (drink water) there are some toxins like heavy metals (lead) etc which may not come out and you should see your md if those are an issue. Those detox products just make you poor-er. ...Read more

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Which is a good detox!?

Which is a good detox!?

Detox for what?: If you are talking about colon cleanses they are a waste of money. There is no medical indication to do a colon cleanse. ...Read more

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Whats a good detox diet?

Whats a good detox diet?

Detox?: What are you trying to detox? Alcohol? Drugs? Caffeine? There is no medically valid "detox diet". Eating a well balanced diet rich in fresh vegetable and fruits and low in meats and fats; and exercise are important for healthy living. ...Read more

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What is a good detox diet?

What is a good detox diet?

"Books by crooks": While scientific physicians are bound by law to offer only scientific evidence (i.e., provable by experiments and the other usual methods of science), there's lots of money to be made by telling perfectly healthy people their bodies harbor poisons (whatever, today's it's often "biotech") and only this-or-that mumbo-jumbo can remove them. Some of these can end you in the icu. Ignore them. ...Read more

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How can I detox my system?

How can I detox my system?

Real science: You're young and trusting. There are plenty of people who will tell you that your body is laden with toxic chemicals from the modern world. You'll need to decide whether this is true, but someone pretending to offer a remedy to remove them by making you sweat, urinate, have diarrhea or otherwise get sick is scamming you. Get with a holistically-savvy scientific physician & talk lifestyle. ...Read more

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What is the fastest detox ?

Depends...: It all depends on what you want to detox from. In any case, if you want to go through detox process in a safe way my recommendation is to go to the ed and from there they can refer you to an institution where this can be done safely and under medical monitoring. ...Read more

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What exactly is a detox diet?

What exactly is a detox diet?

A waste of money: You'll find lots of snake oil salesmen pushing this. It has no medical basis. ...Read more

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What are All Cell Detox capsules?

What are All Cell Detox capsules?

All Cell Detox: contains 17 herbs & is reported to help maintain healthy bowel function. ...Read more

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Where can you get a detox for kids?

Where can you get a detox for kids?

You can't: Your kid does not need detox. That whole process is an overblown wive's tale designed to take your money, not "detoxify" your child. Your child does not need this except for extreme situations, such as long term, chronic exposure to high levels of lead. Mother nature, evolution and God have created everything your body needs to get rid of bad things. Don't waste your money on these hoaxes. ...Read more

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I am looking to do a detox/cleanse?

Why: This is a popular notion among alternative practitioners but it is based upon feelings but no scientific evidence. It probably will do not harm but there is not basis for a positive effect except on the bank account of those who advocate this procedure. ...Read more

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Can i detox from taking corticoids ?

Can i detox from taking corticoids ?

Not necessary: There is no detox necessary from corticosteroid medications. If you have been on them for a long time, then it is important that you taper them gradually and not stop suddenly , which can cause illness. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Is the 14 day "cleanse" detox a scam.

Is the 14 day "cleanse" detox a scam.

Yes: "toxins" is a word that is overused. Pesticides, mercury, lead, antibiotics, etc can all be taken in in the diet and are difficult to remove. Best to not take them in. Then there are the imaginary toxins that companies scare you with so you will buy their expensive detox product -- these are fake. Dont buy it! eat healthy, stay hydrated. Avoid constipation and your body will do the rest. ...Read more

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Could you overdose on detox medicine?

Could you overdose on detox medicine?

Yes: Your body actually detoxifies itself naturally, and "pop" remedies to do it yourself are frauds, some of them dangerous. Those that will make you sick to "cleanse" you have landed people in the intensive care unit. Be discerning. Eating sensibly and exercising will do you far more good than fake treatments to remove make-believe "poisons". Be decent to yourself & get with real science 2b healthy. ...Read more