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What foods should you eat if you have arthritis in the knees?

What foods should you eat if you have arthritis in the knees?

Healthier diet: I counsel my patients to decrease their intake of red meat, avoid fried foods, eat more green and brightly colored vegetables, less white flour and white veggies like potatoes, eat fruits and berries, more fish intake and overall less simple carbs. Stay away from soft drinks (diet or not), decrease or eliminate artificial sweeteners. In the supermarket, more "whole foods" andless processed stuff. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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What kind of foods should you not eat if you have a gout?

What kind of foods should you not eat if you have a gout?

Avoid animal purines: Avoid foods rich in animal purines. Examples include: beef, lamb, pork, and shellfish. Alcoholic beverages, especially beer and spirits (whiskey, vodka) are also high in purines. Some studies suggest moderate wine consumption is less likely to cause gout attacks. Low fat dairy products are GOOD for gout. They help rid the body of uric acid. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are good soft foods to eat if you have a hurt jaw?

Can you explain what are good soft foods to eat if you have a hurt jaw?

Options: Provided you have no allergies, basically any foods that do not require a lot of chewing can be consumed. Scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, soft pasta, rice, grits, etc. are some foods you can start out with. ...Read more

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What type of bread can you eat if you have fibromyalgia?

What type of bread can you eat if you have fibromyalgia?

No limitations: The type of bread you est does not affect fibromyalgia. If you have conditions such as gluten sensitivity and fibromyalgia there may be am effect. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome made worse by poor exercise, poor sleep and poor control of stress and psychological problems. These are the areas to direct your treatment. ...Read more

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If you have septic hip arthritis when you are a baby, will you have problems in the future?

If you have septic hip arthritis when you are a baby, will you have problems in the future?

Maybe: Depending on the degree of damage from the infection specifically cartilage destruction you may be at risk for development of artirits in the hip. If xrays remain normal with out evidence of arthritis or an uneven joint surface it is unlikely after a significant amount of time has passed ...Read more

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Should you continue working out if joints ache or crack or pop ? (Knees and shoulders) if so what types of exercise should you do and how often?

Should you continue working out if joints ache or crack or pop ? (Knees and shoulders) if so what types of exercise should you do and how often?

Change up: If you have joint aching (and not aching muscles from working out) then I would try a new exercise for a while. Swimming is usually easy on the knees, biking is certainly easier on the shoulder. Maybe alternate those two and do not "overdo" it for a couple weeks. ...Read more

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Can you get sick if you eat a little incooked shrimp anf if so what are the symptoms?

That depends: Dear merrkat, symptoms related to eating uncooked shrimp would be determined by what if any germs it contained. ...Read more

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A list of foods you should eat when your pregnant and what kind of excerise should you do.

A list of foods you should eat when your pregnant and what kind of excerise should you do.

Not enough room: google healthy pregnancy diet. mild aerobic exercise if fine and in fact you can find pregnancy aerobics videos online ...Read more

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What excersize would be good to lose weight if you have scoliosis of the spine and tendenitis in feet?

What excersize would be good to lose weight if you have scoliosis of the spine and tendenitis in feet?

Studies have shown : That most weight loss is through dieting while exercise can help and is more for overall conditioning but swimming has the least overall impact or water aerobics in terms of weight bearing joints. Scoliosis would not limit the type of exercises you can do unlike the tendinitis of your feet which may be related to your weight. Heel cups and or arch support along with stretching may help the feet. ...Read more

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What happens if you have no cartilage in your knees?

What happens if you have no cartilage in your knees?

Arthritis.: Cartilage is needed for normal joint motion. Without the cartilage you may develop pain and a limitation of range of motion of the affected joint. ...Read more

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What's the best breakfast you can eat if you have band camp?

What's the best breakfast you can eat if you have band camp?

Complex carbs.: For sustained energy through the morning of band camp,focus on complex carbohydrates and fiber. Foods like high fiber breakfast cereals, multi grain bread for toast and berries,will keep you going. A B complex vitamin will help your body use the carbohydrates efficiently. ...Read more

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What happens to your body when you have psoriatic arthritis?

What happens to your body when you have psoriatic arthritis?

Erosion: The tissue inpsoriatic arthritis can erode bone moderately rapidly and cause not only soft tissue swelling and pain and tenderness, but can cause the bones to shorten and the joints to becomeless useful and even fused. ...Read more

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If you have a knee injury when you are young does that predispose you to arthritis?

If you have a  knee injury when you are young does that predispose you to arthritis?

Maybe: Arthritis is damage to the cartilage which covers the end of the bone at the joint. Damage to ligaments, cartilage, or a meniscus (cushion/shock absorber) at a young age will predispose the patient to arthritis as they age. Non-impact aerobic activities and preventing obesity can decrease this risk over time. ...Read more

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What foods should be avoided if you have arthritis?

None : This is an intersting question. Althoug the official answer is none, there are studies where people are given capsules of certain foods which they said made their arthritis worse. This was blinded study which means the people did not know what was in the various capsules they were tested for. The only substance that did flare the arthritis was in some who claimed they were allergic to milk. ...Read more

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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more