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What Does It Mean When You Crave Cinnamon
MeansYouNeedABath: Oh, YOU have a bitter taste!Well,your question opens a wonderfully bitter can of worms.Taste is complicated.Bitter is one of the five basic tastes the tongue can distinguish.Dental problems aside,there's medications & foods that can leave a bitter taste.Coffee,tea,some herbs leave residues that stick around until you brush.There's a genetic propensity too.See a doc or dentist if it won't go away ...Read more
Anorexia: Loss of appetite is a very non-specific phenomenon and can occur with depression, infection, non-infectious inflammations, trauma or malignancy. Gastrointestinal upset can do this, or one of dozens of other causes. If this persists and you are losing weight it would be a good idea to consult with a doctor. ...Read more
Physiological: The glands in the nose also get stimulated like the stomach glands. Some people get a slight runny nose, others have a need to clear their throat and you get to sneeze. It is normal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Black hairy tongue: Your tongue can turn black from a condition called black hairy tongue (sounds weird, huh). It's not really hairy...The taste buds get elongated and become pigmented from bacteria, food, and drinks. No treatment necessary other than clean the tongue with a toothbrush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more
Craving sweets: You are probably just craving something sweet. Orange juice has a lot of sugar. Way too much sugar. I do not recommend drinking any fruit juice. Eating fruit is healthy but drinking them is not. It takes a lot of oranges to make a glass of juice and you don't need that much sugar. Try to drink milk and water and eat fruit. Avoid other sweet drinks like pop and gatorade as well. ...Read more
Female?: If you masturbate with inadequate lubrication or over-aggressively – that may be a cause for the blood you saw. If you masturbated after your period, there could have been some residual blood which was extruded. ...Read more
Nothing: You are excreting the aromatic chemicals found in coffee in your pee. They have to go somewhere. Maybe you're drinking more coffee than usual for you. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on various factors such as how frequent you void, how much urine you void each time, whether you wake up at night to void frequently and how much you drink. A bladder diary can help record of that information. A urinary tract infection or common bladder irritants (caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol) can cause urinary frequency. A visit with a urologist can help. ...Read more
White matter: It depends on the age and clinical symptoms. ...Read more
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