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Doctor insights on: What Is A Chelater And How Often Do You Use It

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What is a chelater and how often do you use it?

What is a chelater and how often do you use it?

Remove heavy metals: Chelation uses chemicals to bind heavy metals in the blood and remove them. It definitely has a role to treat a rare blood disease (thalassemia), a rare copper metabolic problem (wilson's disease) and accidental exposure to toxic metals. There is experimental work with diabetes that is largelly unproven. Beware of nonphysicians that are pushing chelation for many different ailments. ...Read more

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What to do if i frequently do not go often and heard it is good to do a thorough colon cleanse regularly to get the old stool out what is the best way to do this?

No colonic cleansing: as a pediatrician we normally dont recommend colonic cleansing.I would like to know exactly what the root of the problem and what causes it before i suggest any treatment ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what does your BMI indicate, and is it something to use as a guideline to weightloss?

How do I know exactly what does your BMI indicate, and is it something to use as a guideline to weightloss?

Helpful: Bmi is body mass index, a calculation based on height and weight. If it is over 30, you are considered medically obese. Achieving weight loss so that it is under 30 is a reasonable goal, and much easier to accomplish than getting to a normal bmi (under 25). From a medical point of view, most of the benefit of weight loss occurs by getting it under 30. ...Read more

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What is a to n fro enema and how do you administer it?

What is a to n fro enema and how do you administer it?

Enema: I am not familiar with a "to n fro enema", and I am wondering who recommended it. If a doctor recommended it, then they or their staff should explain what to do. If it it something you are trying on your own, I would encourage you to not do it. If you are doing it for a specific reason, then please submit a question with what you are experiencing and we would be happy to help you. ...Read more

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What is hp1 and can you cure it i would like to know what it is and if its bad or can it be cured

What is hp1 and can you cure it i would like to know what it is and if its bad or can it be cured

Please : Please reply to the following questions; are you referring to hpv(human papilloma virus) or hsv(herpes simplex virus). Were you or someone you know diagnosed, and under what circumstances? Any additional information would be helpful. Hope to hear from you soon. ...Read more

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What dose heart cather shows thank you and is it safe thing to have do and how often is one done?

What dose heart cather shows  thank you and is it  safe thing to have do and how often is one done?

Heart catheter: Heart catheteris used todetermine if there is a blockage to the vessels supplying the heart muscles. May need catheterization to help in furhther treatments like by pass. ...Read more

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What is a prion and what does it do to your body?

What is a prion and what does it do to your body?

Prion: Sub viral protein which infects. Cause of jacob-creutzfeld disease, a dementing illness. ...Read more

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What medication would be used to treat a thick womb lining and what does it do to it ?

What medication would be used to treat a thick womb lining and what does it do to it ?

Progestin: A progestin would be used to treat a thickened endometrium in someone not trying to get pregnant. If there is concern for a polyp, a D&C should be considered before you continue with fertility treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it's like to have atrial fibrillation and how often do you get a bout of it and how long does it stay also how?

Can you tell me what it's like to have atrial fibrillation and how often do you get a bout of it and how long does it stay also how?

Patient specific: There is a lot of variation of symptoms of atrial fibrillation and its pattern. Symptoms: fatigue, loss of "get up and go", shortness of breath with exertion, palpitations, fluttering feeling, lightheaded or dizzy. It can last from seconds or minutes to days and some people are constantly in it (persistent atrial fibrillation). Paroxysmal af can occur daily to yearly. ...Read more

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What is it like to have oxygen or ozone therapy can you tell me what exactly they are and how effective it is?

What is it like to have oxygen or ozone therapy can you tell me what exactly they are and how effective it is?

Go to a real doctor: Ozone therapy has a lot of controversy, so I would stay away from it. Oxygen therapy is only useful to very sick people with bad lings, unless you are talking about Hyperbaric Oxygen which does have some uses. ...Read more

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Does it make any difference to you what type of cream is used on you when getting a massage?

Does it make any difference to you what type of cream is used on you when getting a massage?

Yes !!: The best cream must be menthol iced-hot that produces vasodilatation and improves irrigation of the affected areas. ...Read more

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Can you tell me healthy to use alcohol as a means of releasing stress. And yes exercise is the best way to do it. But what kind?

Can you tell me healthy to use alcohol as a means of releasing stress. And yes exercise is the best way to do it. But what kind?

Alcohol is not a : Healthy way to cope. It can actually cause a person to feel more depressed. Aerobic exercise is a great antidote for stress. Weight lifting can also be a way to let off steam. Take care. ...Read more

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What is scabies and how do you get it in general?

What is scabies and how do you get it in general?

Mite: Scabies is a microscopic mite that inhabits human skin and is contagious. It multiplies on the body and causes an itch and resultant rash. It can be remedied by appropriate treatment with Permethrin or lindane. ...Read more

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How often do you suppose to inject yourself a week with the lipo-b. And also is it sub q or im?

How often do you suppose to inject yourself  a week with the lipo-b.  And also is it sub q or im?

Lipotropic Injection: Read===>http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/76285-overthecounter-cold-medicines/ for an easy to understand guide to im and sub-q techniques. Remember, that these injections are designed to be administered by a doctor or nurse, but with proper training, you can take them at home. You can use them once or twice a week. Their use is still controversial, so be advised their use is at your own risk. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a detox diet and how does it work?

Docs can you explain what is a detox diet and how does it work?

It doesn't: I wouldn't think of a detox or cleanse as a way to lose weight in a healthy way. The 'detox' uses the idea that your body is full of toxins when in fact your organs are responsible for eliminating extraneous substances. If you go on any deprivation diet, you will probably lose a little weight, just because you are restricting calories. It is very likely you will regain this weight. ...Read more