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How much iron intake is too much?

How much iron intake is too much?

No perfect answer: If you're referring to oral iron, your iron level is normal and you have no underlying blood disorders like thalassemia, it's very difficult to take in too much iron. The body typically only absorbs as much iron from your diet as it needs. Persons receiving frequent transfusions or with conditions like hemochromatosis will have high iron levels, but these are uncommon. ...Read more

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Platelet too high?

Platelet too high?

Essential: Thrombocytosis is a seemingly benign over-production of platelets but has a tendency to lead to clots and strokes, and may be a true myeloproliferative (leukemia like) disorder. You need to see a hematologist/oncologist to seal the diagnosis and discuss the need for treatment and options. ...Read more

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Is too much potassium bad?

Is too much potassium bad?

Yes: High potassium can lead to numerous problems and could be very dangerous and life threatening. Potassium level in the body is very tightly regulated. Intake of extra dietary potassium may be excreted by the kidneys if healthy however intake of extra potassium without doctor's orders is not recommended. ...Read more

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Why is too much oxygen dangerous?

Why is too much oxygen dangerous?

Oxygen toxicity: Hyperoxia likely exists whenever oxygen tension exceeds 21% of atmospheric pressure. It appears to produce cellular injury through increased production of reactive oxygen species, such as hydrogen peroxide, superoxide anion, and hydroxyl radical. Oxygen toxicity refers most commonly to resulting tracheobronchial injury and damage to the tissue of the lungs. ...Read more

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How much sugar is too much?

How much sugar is too much?

Try low glycemic: As a rule you want to eat many fruits and vegetables a day, with natural sugars. What you want to avoid is processed sugars in soda, candy, and many snack foods in boxes. Avoid Corn Syrup. I like the 90/10 rule that nutritionists use, goal 90% of diet healthy, and live a little, don't worry about the other 10%. ...Read more

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How much is too much metamusile?

How much is too much metamusile?

Metamucil: If you have taken the maximum amount of Metamucil listed under dosage instructions and have not had satisfactory results, you may benefit from a gentle daily bowel stimulant like senokot. With severe constipation you're advised to be evaluated by your physician or a gastroenterologist to look for causes of chronic constipation, obtain dietary advice as well as treatment &ruling out serious causes ...Read more

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Can too much iron cause petechae?

Can too much iron cause petechae?

Petechiae = Bleeding: Petechiae are caused by the slipping of red blood cells through small capillary vessels, broken capillaries, or the loss of platelets/clotting factors. None of these would be affected by your iron intake. ...Read more

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How much protein is too much?

How much protein is too much?

No consensus but...: It is probably more common for people to get too much protein rather than not enough, but there is no consensus as to what constitutes too much. 30-60 grams of protein is enough for most people but many americans get 100-160 grams a day. Too much protein increases risk of osteoporois and other problems- see http://www.Drmcdougall.Com/misc/2004nl/040100puproteinoverload.Htm. ...Read more

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How much sugar is too much in pregnancy?

How much sugar is too much in pregnancy?

Difficult: This is a difficult question to answer because many don't know that items such as ketchup and salad dressing have sugar in it, thus saying limiting sugar to 2 teaspoons a day doesn't help unless measuring out for coffee, etc. Fruit has sugar in it, but we recommend fruit and vegetables in pregnancy. Eating healthy foods is best choice, and get screened for diabetes by obstetrician. Exercise, too! ...Read more

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Does too much iron trigger thyroid?

Does too much iron trigger thyroid?

No: No, iron in the diet will not trigger the thyroid. You may be thinking of iodine, which is needed for thyroid hormone production, but our diets are generally rich in iodine, so more of that will not usually affect the thyroid either. ...Read more

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Is too much sodium and postassium harmful?

Is too much sodium and postassium harmful?

Effects : We all need some sodium/potassium as part of a healthy diet. Excess salt though has been associated with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Potassium may need to be limited in advanced kidney disease as well. Here is a more comprehensive article to help you: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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How much is too much exercise?

How much is too much exercise?

Depends: One has to monitor their body, based upon fatigue, aches, pains, injuries, etc. some people react unfavorably after very little exercise, and others thrive with a lot. It is tough to tell someone else that they exercise too much. Listen to your body, eat and sleep well, and then decide ...Read more

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How much is eating too much?

How much is eating too much?

Overweight: If one is overweight, it may be due to eating too much as well as a sedentary lifestyle. The amount you need based on your age weight and height and degree of activity can be estimated. A nutrition professional can help you decide how much you need. ...Read more

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How much is too much of masturbating?

How much is too much of masturbating?

You'll know: If you are so obsessed with erotica and all the fun things that come with your changing mind and body, so that you're missing out on the other things you need to do in life (sports, friends, study, work, relationships), then get with your doctor -- he/she can get you back on track. Otherwise, enjoy your body. Vary your technique & think about the girl you'll marry. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How much water is too much per day?

How much water is too much per day?

Water intoxication: To avoid overdosing on water (water intoxication), it depends on your kidney function. A healthy kidney can excrete about 1 liter per 1 hr. Try to stay under that to avoid intoxication. ...Read more

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Why does low ferritin cause too many platelets?

Why does low ferritin cause too many platelets?

It doesn't: Ferritin is a marker of inflammation and also an indicator of iron stores. It is related to erithrocytes, red blood cells, but not to platelets, thrombocytes. I've not seen the correlation you describe in real practice. ...Read more

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How much porn is too much?

How much porn is too much?

Any porn: If you have to ask, you are exposing yourself to too much porn. 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. 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How much secobarbital is too much and lethal?

How much secobarbital is too much and lethal?

LD-50=125 mg/kg: In 1927, a man named j.W. Trevan attempted to find a way to estimate the relative poisoning potency of drugs and medicines. The ld-50 is the lethal dose for 50% of animals... Prescribing information from lilly indicates a fatal blood level for secobarbitol sodium is between 15-40 micrograms/ml and the ld50 is 125 mg/kg. Stay far away from that dose! ...Read more