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I have been having stiff lower back? After sitting it feels like tin man until I do some stretches. It does not severely pain. Any advise?

I have been having stiff lower back? After sitting it feels like tin man until I do some stretches. It does not severely pain. Any advise?

Exercise : Need to be more proactive in terms of a daily exercise program in terms of flexibility and cardio with limiting prolonged sitting which generates 4times your body weight across the discs of the lower back. If overweight, get trim and if you smoke stop as both accelerates disc degeneration. ...Read more

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How many days can freshly cooked food and food opened from tin [ ie tuna] be kept safely and usable in fridge after placing it in fridge?Thanks

How many days can freshly cooked food and food opened from tin [ ie tuna] be kept safely and usable in fridge after placing it in fridge?Thanks

About 2-3 days: You can sometimes go up to 5 days. Dry foods and foods high in sugar, vinegar, or alcohol can last much longer. The colder your fridge is set, the longer food will last. If you want to extend the time more, you can also try vacuum sealing the food, then put it in the fridge, that should give you an extra couple of days also. It's all about making the bacteria that spoils food grow slower. ...Read more

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Four pills of chelex twice a day, morning and night for lead, thallium, and tin toxicity. When do I take mineral supplements?

Four pills of chelex twice a day, morning and night for lead, thallium, and tin toxicity. When do I take mineral supplements?

With lunch: Obviously, the best time would be several hours before or after consuming your oral chelators. EDTA is poorly absorbed by the GI tract, with about 90% excreted unchanged in the stools. Consequently, it is best to take your supplemental minerals apart from your chelators, for maximum benefit. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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I had a total knee replacement in 2008 recently my knee has become swollen and warmer to the touch than normal and painful ideas to what's wrong?

I had a total knee replacement in 2008 recently my knee has become swollen and warmer to the touch than normal and painful ideas to what's wrong?

Infected prosthesis: The overwhelming probability is that the prosthesis is infected. You need to see an orthopedist familiar with infections of this nature and an infectious diseases expert and have them confer with you about this. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been having stiff lower back? After sitting it feels like tin man until I do some stretches. It does not severely pain. Any advise?

Exercise : Need to be more proactive in terms of a daily exercise program in terms of flexibility and cardio with limiting prolonged sitting which generates 4times your body weight across the discs of the lower back. If overweight, get trim and if you smoke stop as both accelerates disc degeneration. ...Read more

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How many days can freshly cooked food and food opened from tin [ ie tuna] be kept safely and usable in fridge after placing it in fridge?Thanks

About 2-3 days: You can sometimes go up to 5 days. Dry foods and foods high in sugar, vinegar, or alcohol can last much longer. The colder your fridge is set, the longer food will last. If you want to extend the time more, you can also try vacuum sealing the food, then put it in the fridge, that should give you an extra couple of days also. It's all about making the bacteria that spoils food grow slower. ...Read more

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I accidentally ate a really small, tiny piece of tin foil with the food I cooked in the oven, will it be digested okay?

I accidentally ate a really small, tiny piece of tin foil with the food I cooked in the oven, will it be digested okay?

Unlikely to harm: A small piece of foil should pass through the stomach and intestines un digested. It is unlikely to cause any problems. See your doctor if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more