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What Foods Should I Eat For Chest Congestion
Omega 3 fatty acids: If you have food allergies avoiding those foods is critical to avoiding acute asthma attacks as well as hives & anaphylaxis. 1-2% of my patients find that avoiding dairy helps. There is increasing scientific data that omega-3 fatty acids (in fish, flaxseed & borage oil), vitamin d & quercetin supplements are useful. Vitamin e and c do not appear to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have throat and chest infection or maybe bronchitis.. What can I eat?! fruits? A sandwich? Idk what can I eat.. Didn't eat for the past 3 days.
I've been having stomach pains and the ER told me I have gastritis. What specific foods are good to eat and what food should I avoid?
Whichever ones are: triggering your heartburn. Avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, corn, fried foods, dairy, fatty food, potato chips, creamy or oily dressings, marbled sirloin, high fat bakery items, raw onions, tomatoes, potatoes, spearmint, & peppermint. Orange, cranberry or grapefruit juice & lemons or lemonade can be problematic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Make it worse : Avoid foods that make your symptoms worse. This is by trial and error. Common gerd inducing foods and drinks include fatty foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, and citrus. Stress and exercise can also worsen symptoms. If its too bad, consider a consultation with a surgeon experienced in anti reflux procedures. ...Read more
Have gastroparesis and nausea makes it hard to eat. I eat what i can and exercise daily. X2 days have had bad body aches. Should i be concerned?
I have a cough, and some chest congestioni usually workout everyday, and don't want to skip, what should I do?
Observation: If you are a generally healthy individual and you have no fever, no productive cough of brown or blood tinged sputum, are not short of breath or having pain when you breathe, then you should simple rest, take in lots of liquids and observe. If any of the above, then you should see a primary care physician. Use common sense and if concerned, seek care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pancreatitis caused by medication (prednisone 50mg) I would like to know what foods I can't eat and what foods I should eat. Thanks?
Protein: The pancreas is a large gland in your upper abdomen, behind your intestine and stomach, which produces enzymes to digest foods, particularly carbohydrate and fats. The two main enzymes are amylase and lipase, and levels of these two chemicals can be measured in your blood when you have pancreatitis. So to your question, a high protein diet may be the best choice when your pancreatitis is active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im a healthy diabetic and I have a cough chest congestion and runny nose for about three weeks I have taken dayquil and nitequil what else can I do ?
BRATT diet, but...: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Clarify your definition of "diarrhea" then call your doctor please to get checked. ...Read more
Sick to my stomache after I eat, no spicy foods, well rested.Could it be heartburn? Help please thank you.
Indigestion: Yes it certainly sounds like it. I would modify my diet and get a better balance of foods and see what goes well with you and what not. You can also try heart burn medication over the counter that use to be prescription like otc prilosec. If symptoms persist after modifying your diet and on Prilosec the see your doctor. ...Read more
I know acidity and fatty foods are bad for throat. What can I eat/drink that's good for my throat/esophagus?
Reflux?: If your throat pain is due to acid reflux then you want to avoid foods that flare up the reflux such as tomatoes, citrus, peppermint, chocolate, etc...If you smoke, stop. If you are overweight, begin the weight loss process. If the pain is due to tonsillitis then just eat some soft foods such as soup, icecream, pudding etc...until the infection has cleared up. ...Read more
No appetite for food but have cravings for snacka and sweets..my throat hurts as if m chokin, have chest pains and bloatted..what could be the problem?
I was wondering i'm trying to gain muscle but i seem to be hungry heaps what should my diet be like for e.G what are some foods I should eat daily ?
Diet: Follow the mediterranean diet and supplement in between meals with a protein drink which has at least 15 to 20 grams of protein. Have your drink after your workout and do weight training three times a week, make sure to fatigue your muscles, keep your reps to 6 to 8 so you have enough weight to cause muscles to work hard. Best wishes. ...Read more
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