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What are the diet pills that caused that heart problem?

What are the diet pills that caused that heart problem?

Fen-phen: Fenfluramine & phentaramine were two medications that when taken together as a weight loss aid were found to cause heart problems in some patients. The material was pulled from the marked in 1997 after the problems became evident. ...Read more

Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more


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Is it true that your blood type affects the diet you should be eating? If so, what are the guidelines?

Is it true that your blood type affects the diet you should be eating? If so, what are the guidelines?

No: We believe the healthiest diet is a diet consisting of a well balanced mix of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, vitamins and water. Most if not all of this can be obtained by eating a vegetarian diet. An infant should not be on a vegan diet as they might develop rickets. Otherwise, as an adult a vegan diet is fine. Tying your diet to your blood group has no basis to it. There are some disea ...Read more

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What is the main causes of the pimples that come out on someone's skin? Is there any related to the food that we eat?

What is the main causes of the pimples that come out on someone's skin? Is there any related to the food that we eat?

Many causes: Acne (pimples) is a multifactorial skin disease which has many causes. These include genetics, stress, environment, hygiene, hormones, products used on face. Food can be a factor in some. It usually occurs in those with larger pores and oilier skin. If you notice that your acne worsens with certain foods then you should try to avoid those foods. ...Read more

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Good day are there any fruits or vegetables that can be consumed that would have the same effect on the body that Lasix (furosemide) does? Thanks

Good day are there any fruits or vegetables that can be consumed that would have the same effect on the body that Lasix (furosemide) does? Thanks

No.: Pharmacologic diuretics are orders-of-magnitude more powerful than anything naturopathic. If your dr has put you on a water pill, it is to control fluid build up and symptoms. Should discuss concerns with him/her. ...Read more

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Can there be any type of diet pill that actually works?

Can there be any type of diet pill that actually works?

No safe ones: Nothing takes the place of diet and exercise for safe and sustainable weight loss. There are no diet pill s that have been tested and approved by the fda. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you replace missing teeth there will be changes to your face because of this? And if so, what kind of changes are these?

Is it true that if you replace missing teeth there will be changes to your face because of this? And if so, what kind of changes are these?

The location matters: Your teeth support your lips and cheeks. If missing your teeth, your facial proportions can be off and wrinkles can occur in the skin and the cheeks can appear gaunt. Lack of support can affect your appearance ...Read more

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Is there food that can give you sore breasts if eaten in large quantities? what about food that interacts with COC pill that causes the same?

Is there food that can give you sore breasts if eaten in large quantities? what about food that interacts with COC pill that causes the same?

Food and breast pain: In general food does not affect breast pain or birth control pills. In those patients with fibrocystic breast tissue chocolate and caffeine can sometimes increase pain. ...Read more

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What are the foods to be eating that can reduce cholestol in the body?

What are the foods to be eating that can reduce cholestol in the body?

Healthy diet: Eat vegetables, lean meat or fish, low glycemic index carbonhydrates, avoid fried food and exercise. ...Read more

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What are the medical causes/reasons to which a person dies of natural causes. Does the heart stop beating all of a sudden?

What are the medical causes/reasons to which a person dies of natural causes. Does the heart stop beating all of a sudden?

Yes: In any stage of death by natural causes, the end result is always asystole, or no heart beat. This causes brain damage and death within a few minutes. There are many reasons for death by natural causes, but the heart must stop beating for the final death process to start. Of course, people can be saved with advanced cardiac life support as is done every minute of every day in the usa. ...Read more

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Is there a specific medicine to cure a liver cyrosis?I ve heard that they got something new that cures the liver and prevent the cyrosis from deepenin

Is there a specific medicine to cure a liver cyrosis?I ve heard that they got something new that cures the liver and prevent the cyrosis from deepenin

Not so simple: Some scarring in liver might be partially reversible, depending on underlying cause. Lots of causes, includong alcohol; infections (usually viral); toxic effects of drugs, herbs; autoimmune; metabolic, including mineral abnormalities, diabetes, obesity; other. Depends on extent of damage as well. Avoiding causative or noxious agents, like alcohol, may help prevent progression of damage ...Read more

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What to do if I have read that allergies is cause by candida on the intestine walls. what medicine is effective in killing candida(fungi)?

What to do if I have read that allergies is cause by candida on the intestine walls. what medicine is effective in killing candida(fungi)?

Be more discerning: You're an adult and I hope that you don't actually believe everything that you read. This is not only obviously false (why do different people get different allergies? why don't pathologists such as myself ever see candida there? why don't drugs that really kill candida reverse allergies?) -- it's a cruel scam. Read the blogs -- there are plenty of remedies but no one is ever cured. ...Read more

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What is the causes of abdominal ulcer? Is there any chance to cure and being normal? Is the case aggravated by caffeine including coffee?

What is the causes of abdominal ulcer? Is there any chance to cure and being normal? Is the case aggravated by caffeine including coffee?

Stomach ulcers: Are caused by use of NSAIDs or associated with HPylori or unopposed stomach acidity as in poor dietary habits, alcohol,smoking and coffee can aggravate ulcers, stress, severe illness and hyperacid production like zollinger ellison syndrome. Cure is done by avoiding or treating the cause and the us antacids or H2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors ...Read more

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Assuming that erection problems are from high lipid numbers, could it be Completely reversed by lowering the cholesterol,excercising and diet?age:28

Assuming that erection problems are from high lipid numbers, could it be Completely reversed by lowering the cholesterol,excercising and diet?age:28

Cholesterol and ED: Lipid metabolism is an extremely important component of the overall picture of function and maintenance of erections. Erectile dysfunction can be one of the earliest symptoms seen and can help facilitate the diagnosis of a lipid disorder. As with all medications, you should consult your primary care clinician before embarking on a lipid lowering regimen.Uncertain how much function will be restored ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more