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Like a computer prog: Dna instructions for how to run your body are like a computer program. When you make a copy of the program, there is a chance you will copy it wrong, and the program won't work any more. There is a smaller chance that the copy with malfunction and crash your computer. That, basically, is what cancer is. When your cells divide and one of them has a mistake in the dna copy that crashes your body. ...Read more
Folliculitus: Most people mistake follicultius for acne. Shaving against the grain of your hair causes it to be cut below the skin. When it grows back it gets trapped under the skin causing ingrown hairs. Shaving with the hair, and exfoliating on a regular basis will help alleviate bumps. An option is doing laser hair removal which will destroy the hair follicle getting rid of the cause of the problem. ...Read more
High TG: One of the earliest evidences of developing type 2 dm is elevated triglyceride level. ...Read more
Affects the brain: Mefloquine is used to prevent malaria. In some people, it can cause unpleasant side effects such as vivid dreams or anxiety or depression. In those with tendency towards seizures it can cause a seizure. All these effects happen because the drug can affect your brain. Note: many people tolerate the medication just fine. Talk to your doctor to see if it is right for you. ...Read more
What's the connection of having back pain when u have scoliosis?mine is very minimal, levoconvex 5 & dextroconvex 7.& i still have back pain everyday?
Hormones: Some headaches are hormonally related to your reproductive hormones. When you have a hormonal cyst in the ovary that is secreting hormones you may then get a headache. For Example a corpus lute cyst that is formed after ovulation every month. This is a normal cyst that resolves with your periods monthly. Please consult your doctor ...Read more
What's the connection between aspartame and any kind of neuropathy, and, what might i look for in terms of symptoms?
Aspartame: Is artificial sweetener (ex. Equal) that added to diet drinks and diet food, contains phenylalanine (amino acid). People with genetic predisposition can develop phenylketonuria syndrome (brain dysfunction, seizures, retardation, central and peripheral neuropathies). Milk, eggs and meat contain phenylalanine. If you genetically predisposed, read the food labels to prevent pku. ...Read more
Acid reflux (felt in neck) is almost always present after not getting much sleep the night before. What's the connection?
Stress: The lack of sleep create a stressful situation that will make the body create more acid in the stomach that create More reflux in addition the body in normal stare make three time more acid at night than the day that why people with reflux are more vulnerable while sleeping for reflux injury including aspiration, that why they are advised to sleep with the head up. ...Read more
Yesterday I had colonoscopy with anesthesia (passed out for the whole procedure) and today my lungs hurt. Why, what's the connection?
R/O COMPLICATION: Often times Propofol is used for anesthesia it is very potent. Rarely when you are recovery from anesthesia, fluid may get into the lungs. This is referred as aspiration. I recommend following up with your GI doctor. If symptoms worsen acutely or fever develops, get immediate evaluation and X-ray to rule out aspiration Pneumonia. ...Read more
Diabetes: Diabetes is a metabolic disease (a disease that has to do with the way your body processes and uses food). There are simple sugars and complex sugars (carbohydrates-pasta/bread/starch) that all become sugar in your blood stream. If the body can either not break down or can not utilize sugar properly, the level of sugar in the blood rises. This can cause kidney and nerve damage, blindness, other ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drink your calories: Alcohol contains calories and calories translate into pounds. 3500 calories equals on pound. So when you drink alcohol it goes directly toward your daily caloric intake. You can check the labels on your beer or other bottle drinks. You can look up calorie info on mixed drinks. Good rule of thumb is if you are trying to lose weight- dont drink your calories :). ...Read more
Husband has high blood it comes next that he has heart ailment or diabetes. What's the connection and what is the prevention on this?
I am assuming : Your husband has high blood pressure and diabetes? Not sure about heart condition. There is a close and direct relationship between HTN and dm and coronary artery disease. Control of diabetes and hypertension very important to decrease risk of heart attack. Exercise, diet, loose weight and don't smoke a must. ...Read more
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