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What Are The Various Enzymes In Our Bodies
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
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
Not enough info: Random things can cause random numbness.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Not normal: This needs to be assessed medically. Can't state what the cause is without evaluation. ...Read more
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
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?
As far back as I can remember, I get random sharp shooting pains through out my body. Lasts various times. Not constant. Fibromayagia maybe?
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.
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?
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
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
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
Without knowing what: Products you are talking about I have no idea ...Read more
Neurologic: See neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a longterm side effect taking coq10? Such as depressing my own body's generation of this enzyme?
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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