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Doctor insights on: What Are The Various Enzymes In Our Bodies

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Are there health benefits for taking home made enzyme from various fruits?

Are there health benefits for taking home made enzyme from various fruits?

The fresher the: Fruit the more active the enzymes. Enzymes make body processes work better. If the products you mention are off the shelf than you are probably better off w/fresh fruits and vegetables. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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My 16 yr old son has high levels of copper and CPK enzyme levels are 3249. Very athletic, healthy. Seen various Dr but no answers?

My 16 yr old son has high levels of copper and CPK enzyme levels are 3249. Very athletic, healthy. Seen various Dr but no answers?

See toxicologist: If your son has been evaluated for Wilson's disease (an inborn disease of copper metabolism leading to high serum copper levels) and is negative (make sure that serum/urinary copper are both determined), then excessive intake should be ruled out. Copper pipes or cookware, exposure to copper compounds (for example, copper sulfate for algae control), or copper implants (IUD), may cause elevations. ...Read more

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I have little red dots on various parts of my body what can this be?

Many possible: Reasons. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. ...Read more

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Is taking enzyme water good for the body? Is there any harmful effects on any organs of the body

Unproven remedy: "enzyme phytonutrient water" is being marketed as a scientific marvel that's supposedly good for everything. I would be reluctant to pay 16 dollars for a bottle of magic water without even knowing what is in it. If you are interested in "complementary medicine", you need a local practitioner who's ethical and knows what's evidence-based. ...Read more

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What is co q 10 used for why would my dr. Say an enzyme was higb in my body that would require me to take coq10?

What is co q 10 used for why would my dr. Say an enzyme was higb in my body that would require me to take coq10?

Dietary supplement: So called co q 10 is sold as a dietary supplement and is not a recognized medication or vitamin, by the fda. It has not been shown to be effective, but may have side effects. It may be worthwhile getting a second opionion about your condition and the medication. ...Read more

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As far back as I can remember, I get random sharp shooting pains through out my body. Lasts various times. Not constant. Fibromayagia maybe?

As far back as I can remember, I get random sharp shooting pains through out my body. Lasts various times. Not constant. Fibromayagia maybe?

Unlikely.: Fibromyalgia is a DX of exclusion. Go see your doctor. Random shooting pains could be so many different things. We need a better history and you will need to be examined, esp. For hyperreflexes. ...Read more

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I have lumps in various locations on my body, I am looking for information as to what they could be, and the likelihood that it is something serious.

I have lumps in various locations on my body, I am looking for information as to what they could be, and the likelihood that it is something serious.

See a dermatologist: UR Lumps R not well described. I kow nothing about UR Med HX. Could be Gout, Rheumatoid, Fat deposits, see Internist first, he may be able to make DX and treat you or triage U to the proper professional. ...Read more

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What kind of enzymes rather enzyme which is found in the milk we buy or in all milks which is had to break down in our bodies when we consume it?

What kind of enzymes rather enzyme which is found in the milk we buy or in all milks which is had to break down in our bodies when we consume it?

Lactose: Lactose is a sugar composed of two easily absorbed simple sugar molecules bound together that must be broken down by an enzyme found in our guts. That enzyme fades as some people age, and then the complex sugar becomes in essence a laxative as it passes through unabsorbed. ...Read more

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How does temperature affect our body's enzymes?

Temp: All enzymes go faster as temperature rises. But if too high the coagulate and you die as in heat stroke. ...Read more

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What to do if I have unimaginable pain in various parts of my body what is this?

See MD: A description of "unimaginable pain" merits an evaluation by your pcp. You have not provided enough information for me to diagnose you here.

See your pcp. ...Read more

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Sporadically I experience sharp twinge of pain in various part of my body, they only last a second and they do not return.?

Sporadically I experience sharp twinge of pain in various part of my body, they only last a second and they do not return.?

Where most commonly: What else is happening when you get these twinges of pain? Are you hyperventilating? Hiking up a steep hill? More details required. When in doubt, discuss with your health care practitioner on your next visit. ...Read more

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I have no sensativity thoughout my body. What would cause this? I have had this problem for many years and have had various test with no explanation

Numbness: I am unclear your question- you have no sensation to touch or is it localized to a particular area? Is there tingling?
Please see a neurologist right away. ...Read more

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How to increase diamine oxidase enzyme in body?

How to increase diamine oxidase enzyme in body?

I guess: The answer is SWALLOW it (One of the many "nutritional" treatments for disease which are UNPROVEN (not proven by objective medical studies)
this time for histamine mediated (or thought to be histamine mediated) disorders like MIGRAINE headaches.
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Why am I getting raised bumps on various parts of my body?

Bumps on skin: Without seeing your skin it is impossible to make a correct diagnosis. The bumps could be: from a viral or bacterial infection, a drug reaction, an allergic reaction, a systemic disease, and other possibilities. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in the various parts of the body?

Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy refers to damaged sensory nerves caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, physical trauma, consequence of shingles, etc. Go see your doctor for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Sometimes we use older antidepressants like Amitriptyline (lots of side effects in elderly), epilepsy drugs like Gabapentin & pregabalin, pepper compound (capsaicin), numbing agent (lidocaine) etc. ...Read more

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I have tiny red pin prick dots in my inner thighs, and they appear also on various other parts of my body too?

I have tiny red pin prick dots in my inner thighs, and they appear also on various other parts of my body too?

Small hemangioma...: Little red dots you described resemble small hemangiomata or " bundle" of small capillars causing red spots as blood is visible rhrough thin cappilary wall and surface if skin. They are very commonand benighn. Just cosmetical nuisance. But if any doubt, see your doctor to take a look. ...Read more

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I am taking various anti-dipressants for over 10 years now. Can I continue? WIll it affect badly my body, (eg liver)?

Antidepressants: You need to work closely with your prescribing physician on any dosing or medication changes. You certainly would not want to go cold turkey! ...Read more

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What is the web site that provides a written descrition that grades side effects on various body systems? I think the grades are 0 4.

What is the web site that provides a written descrition that grades side effects on various body systems? I think the grades are 0 4.

Side Effect Grades: This site explains what the grading system is used for in relation to HIV medications and their side effects.
http://i-base. Info/guides/side/how-side-effects-are-graded
the national cancer institute (nci) has a a toxicity grading system used universally for clinical trials that grades from no or mild toxicity for each organ system (0-1) to severe (4) where medication is stopped. ...Read more

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I have read that drinking 1-2 beers a night is beneficial for various body systems. Is this true? If so, is it better than not drinking at all?

Better not to drink: There have been some data that shows drinking a glass of alcohol can help u'r cholesterol and cardiovascular system, but u are 26. The daily alcohol affects u'r brain, sexual function, sleep, liver in ways that would be more harmful. And human nature is to rarely stop only at one drink, but to consume 2, 3, 4, etc. Suggestion is to abstain most if the time. And please never drink &drive. ...Read more

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I keep suddenly getting a strange needle prick like sensation all over my body, like loads of needles pricking me in various places all over my body?

I keep suddenly getting a strange needle prick like sensation all over my body, like loads of needles pricking me in various places all over my body?

Need more info: A physician will need some more information about your medical history and any other possible symptoms. This could be as simple as dry skin or medication side effect or as complicated as liver, nerve or kidney dysfunction. Consider a virtual consult with Health Tap Concierge. ...Read more

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What causes sensation of ant biting on various parts of my body?

What causes sensation of ant biting on various parts of my body?

Ants: Or delusional parasitosis or stimulant (amphetamine, methamphetamine and cocaine) abusers with formication (a feeling that ants are crawling on the skin) - self-inflicted skin lesions from an imaginary infestation is not uncommon. More often than not, psychiatrists are able to see these better than your regular doctor. ...Read more

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If blood is carrying the oxygen, what is carrying the enzymes throughout the body?

If blood is carrying the oxygen, what is carrying the enzymes throughout the body?

What carries enzymes: Blood is made up or cells and proteins and water and other chemicals including enzymes. Blood is carried by red cells. Enzymes are in red cells and all cells and in the liquid part of the blood. So where every blood goes enzymes go. Unless they get chopped up by other enzymes in the blood. I would search Wikipedia for more details. ...Read more

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I want to know if it is true that "garcinia cambogia 60%" is useful for decreasing body fat, because inhibiting the action of an enzyme?

I want to know if it is true that "garcinia cambogia 60%" is useful for decreasing body fat, because inhibiting the action of an enzyme?

Fraudulent product: No. It is a fake product designed to take money away from people who do not limit their food calories or exercise appropriately to lose weight naturally. Please do not ask again. You will not get a different answer no matter how many times you keep asking us the same question. ...Read more

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My 9yo daughter is getting sharp shooting pains through her body in various places all day...it is getting worse, any idea what it could be?

My 9yo daughter is getting sharp shooting pains through her body in various places all day...it is getting worse, any idea what it could be?

Needs evaluation!: We need to get this investigated by her pediatrician. She will start with a thorough history and physical exam, including family and social history! It could be anything from anxiety regarding a recent family change to juvenille arthritis! Recent divorce or stressors? A hot tender swollen joint? Fevers? Trauma? ...Read more