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How long will calcium from Tums stay in the blood and therefore affect blood tests? How long before having calcium levels tested should I not use Tums
24 hours: Twenty four hours provided kidneys are healthy and adequate water intake. ...Read more
Yes: Taking Tums is safe for a pregnant woman at 23 weeks. It may be taken occasionally when you feel heartburn. If you stay within the recommended the Recommended Daily Intake of calcium for pregnant women, you will be in good shape - that comes to no more than 12 and a half tablets of Tums (calcium carbonate) a day, assuming your tablets are 500 mg each. (Confirm your strength.) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to use pantaprazole when on B12 therapy? or it is better to use tums? for acidity. servere acidity with eye burning, legs pain..etc
OK short term but...: Proton pump inhibitors reduce B12 absorption. I feel they are unsafe for anyone to use for more than a few months. For alternatives that can cure acidity see http://tinyurl.com/3pc8h8u Most with hypothyroidism benefit from T3. See http://tinyurl.com/3anzhhg and http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/t4-only-meds-dont-work/ A holistic/integrative MD can help with these issues. ...Read more
Can I use PPI along with PepZIN GI (Dr best brand)(taking both on same day)?PepZin Gi is a nutritional supplement but, it has antacid too like Tums
What can I use to help me with my horrible acid reflux? I try Tums and all the over-the-counter stuff! i need help bc i'm tired of throwing up acid!
Tums won't do it: Please get examined by a doc. A natural approach is to use lots of dgl. Dgl is licorice supplement but it has an enzyme removed that can raise BP licorice is eaten over a long period of time. Avoiding acid-forming foods can help and don't lie down right after eating. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can children use an anti acid like Tums for frequent eructation with stomach contents coming in mouth?
Is it safe to have sex before the 6 weeks post par tum are up? My boyfriend and i would like to become intimate after having our son less than 2 weeks ago, we intend to use condoms to avoid another pregnancy. Is it safe?
This : This depends on several issues. If a patient had an episiotomy, with sutures placed, then having sex too early could compromise the sutures. A patient with a cesarean section could also have problems. If a patient had any injury to the urethra or vaginal wall then intercourse could complicate the healing process. If you had any stitching or suturing, it may not be safe and you could check with your gynecologist or even their nurse to check. ...Read more
Hello I am really worried as i keep snapping at my boyfriend and its not like i no I am doing it and its everyday.. And i keep getting pains in my tum?
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more
Many: For your abdominal muscles focus on things like planks(and all the variants), also crunches. For your thighs, this would be exercises like squats and lunges. Check out these sites: http://greatist.com/move/plank-variations-for-core-strength http://greatist.com/move/squat-variations-you-need-to-know http://greatist.com/move/lunge-variations-you-need-to-know ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abs made in kitchen: Congrats for taking steps to exercise and be healthy. Many factors influence body fat composition - stress (excess cortisol tends to increase belly fat), sleep (get enough!), diet and exercise. Clean eating (lots of water, fresh veggies, lean sources of protein, healthy fats such as avocados) and reduction of processed foods and carbs in the form of breads/pasta should help you create changes. ...Read more
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