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What Are The Best Foods To Eat If I Have Osteoarthritis
This common degenerative condition impacts the joints, where normal wear and tear on them gets to a point where they can no longer keep up with the pace of generating fresh cartilage. As a result, the joint space thins, the bone becomes exposed and painful, and bone spurs ...Read more
Simple changes...: Since fats ; large meals take longer to exit stomach, modify your diet to six small low fat feedings. Since liquids exit your stomach faster than solids, delay drinking liquids with meal rather than before. If your gastroparesis is diabetic-related, nix (permethrin) diet recommendations above ; see diabetic provider. Of note, a small particle size diet has recently been shown effective in gastroparesis too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthier diet: I counsel my patients to decrease their intake of red meat, avoid fried foods, eat more green and brightly colored vegetables, less white flour and white veggies like potatoes, eat fruits and berries, more fish intake and overall less simple carbs. Stay away from soft drinks (diet or not), decrease or eliminate artificial sweeteners. In the supermarket, more "whole foods" andless processed stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some good foods to eat when you have chronic heartburn? I know what to avoid but am unsure of what I should eat.
What are some foods recommended to eat when you have gall stones? I know what foods to avoid. Im looking for ideas of what i can eat
Fatty Foods: The GB is stimulated by fat so try to avoid these, otherwise, there are no foods that will cure this condition. YOU sound like it's tim,e for a cholecystectomy ...Read more
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bland: It depends on the cause. If you are actually talking about the stomach itself ,, bland would be my answer. NO caffeine or pop or acid type products. If you are talking about the 'stomach' as the abdomen in general . If you are having diarrhea or gaseous issues see your doctor for further advice for both situations. ...Read more
I'm looking to change my eating habits but am not sure where to start. How do you determine what the best foods to eat? I'm looking to change my eating habits but am not sure where to start. How do you determine what the best foods are for you to eat? Are
Hello. : Hello. There are whole books written on this subject. One of the most important things to remember is that it is recommended that you get at least 5 servings of vegetables per day and at least 4 servings of fruit. Buying organic can be healthiest. Sometimes working with a dietician can be very beneficial or just buying a good book on the matter. Good luck. ...Read more
Spices: Just eating a well balanced diet in general is your best bet supplemented with a prenatal vitamin and possibly extra folic acid. Cinnamon is used in alot of processed foods like cereal, cookies, etc. I know of no restrictions on eating foods that contain cinnamon in pregnancy. However, there are lots of old wives tales out there regarding spices and other foods. ...Read more
Frequency: It's not so much that there is a particular type of food that causes problems with spastic colon. Any food or stretching of the colon will cause the sensation of pain and cramping and bloating. More frequent meals and smaller sized meals are usually a better way to go.Fiber and probiotics have also been shown to be helpful in reducing symptoms. ...Read more
I have been told what to avoid during an ulcer but what are some specific foods that are okay to eat ?
I have been on Dianabol for almost a week. What is the best meals to eat and what are the foods i need to avoid?
Anabolic steroid: If this is prescribed, your physician is your best guide. If it's for bodybuilding, it's your decision & i hope you know your local laws. Get plenty of lean protein and avoid very greasy / sugary stuff that'll rob you of definition. Should you notice any personality / behavioral changes, please stop using -- i don't want you to do anything you'll regret. Most woman prefer a natural bodybuilder. ...Read more
Options: Provided you have no allergies, basically any foods that do not require a lot of chewing can be consumed. Scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, soft pasta, rice, grits, etc. are some foods you can start out with. ...Read more
Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?
No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more
My aunt have osteoarthritis she suffer from pain in her knee joint , with normal calsium level what is the best drug and the food that can help her?
Strengthening: The best initial treatment includes weight loss, muscle strength and analgesics. ...Read more
See details: At age 39, i would question if you have oa severe enough to cause that degree of pain. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Anti-inflammatory: The anti- inflammatory diet is rich in vegetables, low in grains, avoids refined and processed foods, including sugar and alcohol. Includes fatty fish and flax. Spices like turmeric, ginger, rosemary, and frankincense are strongly anti- inflammatory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Osteorarthritis: Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear kind of arthritis. Usually the medications are to treat the symptoms, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or anti inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen and sometimes stronger narcotic. Glucosamine has shown to slow down progression, exercise is helpful and eventually surgery for joint replacement is needed. May time steroid injections in the joint may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
D J D: Both gout and osteoarthritis are serious destructive joint diseases. Gout is a systemic disease that is best treated with oral medication to control uric acid over production/under excretion. Both gout and osteoarthritis can be treated with nsaids. However gout can be treated with uloric, probenecid or colcrys. These three oral agents are specific for the treatment of gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is no best-: -it’s a matter of trial and error usually. But in general a second generation NSAID is a place to start. They all can have serious side effects so best to see your PCP & be evaled, & follow his/her recommendation.you are young so if it is fairly mild on imaging,NSAIDS & activity modification help try anything, but don’t listen for a fast fix. Certainly don’t consider a THA, or revisions will B nxt ...Read more
I have osteoarthritis of the knee. What is the best med to control pain and keep the disease from worsening?
I am interested in optimising my health with mild Crohn's disease and osteoarthritis what are the best supplements?
Misinformed?: I would bet you that the doctor who knows and cares for you has not recommended supplements. Supplements do not optimize your health. They optimize the wallets of those who produce them. I would follow your doctor's advise for good health in your conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No single answer: There are many treatments for these two areas. Often arthritis of the thumb can be treated with topical ice and simple pain medications like acetaminophen or Advil (ibuprofen) Similar approaches with the back but often need higher doses Physical therapy for back is also very helpful You are somewhat young for typical osteoarthritis so there may be other things going on See a rheumatologist for surecdiagnosis ...Read more
Diclofenac: In the U.S., diclofenac is a prescription anti-inflammatory often put into a gel or a cream that can be applied to the knee between 1 and 4 times a day to relieve the pain of knee osteoarthritis. Other similar options, less commonly used, are available. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarke holmes ...Read more
I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?
What is the best medicine or injection for restoring joint function and relief pain of knee osteoarthritis?
Nutrition, supplem't: Start with good nutrition and try: glucosamine (500 mg 3x/ day), same (don't take if bipolar or with prostate cancer) 400 mg on empty stomach (may eventually take up to 800 mg 2x/ day) and must have b-complex with the same, and wait 2-3 months to see if these are helping. Both have good evidence for treating osteoarthritis and are safe. Physical therapy can help any misalignment in muscles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My father is suffering from osteoarthritis level 3 for 2years. What analgesic and joint supplement would be the best for him?
Osteoarthritis: Medications like ibuprofen /naoroxen should be helpful for pain control unless not tolerated well in the past.There is no strong evidence that supplements of any sort work on arthritis symptoms. That’s true even for glucosamine and chondroitin. Those are 2 supplements people seem to think help with arthritis. If you decide to try any supplements or herbs, check with your doctor or nurse before taking them. ...Read more
What are the options for treating osteoarthritis in the knee that is also bow legged. In severe pain all day. What medications would be the best?
Do antidepressants work well for back pain and osteoarthritis? If so, are tca's the best such as amitriptyline?
What can I do to manage pain from osteoarthritis? What medicine (or other means) works best to relieve severe pain from osteoarthritis?
Many things: Even though you have arthritis, you need to find a way to continue to exercise. Non-impact things are the best -- swimming, biking, etc. Depending on where the arthritis is can also tailor your treatment. Even just a little exercise each day makes a difference. Medicine includes tylenol (acetaminophen) and anti-inflammatories. Consult with your primary physician to make sure there are no interactions. ...Read more
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