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If you were compelled to spend 3 days completely without sleep/poor nutrition, what is the best tactic?Food, sleeping technics, preparation, supplements?

If you were compelled to spend 3 days completely without sleep/poor nutrition, what is the best tactic?Food, sleeping technics, preparation, supplements?

Avoid it: Having been on call a lot in my life, i can tell you that staying awake for 72 hours straight will increase your goofy-titer. Any decisions you make after 24-36 hours are likely to be stupid ones, with slowed reaction time too. You may also hallucinate. Truck drivers, airline pilots, and even military people know to rest and feed themselves. It may be in shifts, but rest is essential. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Poor Nutrition (Definition)

An age-appropriate diet is one that provides adequate nutrition and is appropriate for a child's state of development. During the first 4 - 6 months of life, infants need only breast milk or formula to meet all their nutritional needs. At 4 - 6 months of age an infant should be consuming 28 - 45 ounces of formula, and is often ready to start the transition to solid foods. 6 - 8 MONTHS Continue to offer breast milk or formula 3 - 5 times per day. 8 - 12 MONTHS OF AGE Breast milk or formula should be offered three to four times per day at this age. After a baby is 1-year old, whole milk may replace ...Read more


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How often do you find nutritional intervention without drugs successful in a course of treatment for metabolic syndrome?

How often do you find nutritional intervention without drugs successful in a course of treatment for metabolic syndrome?

You've got the power: Eat well: good portions, whole grains, lots of fruits and veggies. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. These are powerful things you can do for not only metabolic syndrome but also preventing cancer and being healthy all over. High five on asking good questions and making great changes. You can do it, . ...Read more

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Any nutritional supplements or treatment for Parkinson's disease?

Any nutritional supplements or treatment for Parkinson's disease?

Yes, Absolutely!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro). After they've been maximized & stronger meds ate needed to adequately manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Good supplements: coq10, mvi, b-complex, folate, asa. ...Read more

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I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness i am having daily nutritional suppliments. Is there any better treatment?

I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness
i am having daily nutritional suppliments.
Is there any better treatment?

Let me advice you: Frequent dizziness and weakness is not normal and you have the reason for it, the daily supplement will not solve the problem. Check it out. ...Read more

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Post -concussion What is the best treatment ? What is the best nutrition? Is there something I could do to prevent permanent damage?

Post -concussion
What is the best treatment ?
What is the best nutrition?
Is there something I could do to prevent permanent damage?

Can take months: CONCUSSION leads to cellular level injury to the brain and the injury requires that you really rest your brain well until completely back to normal. The best nutrition is that rich in the antioxidants including fruits and vegetables, and well balanced diet. Most important is resting your brain. That includes limiting cognitive as well as physical strain. Make sure to sleep enough and regularly ...Read more

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What are some current nutritional issues, such as obesity or malnutrition, that might affect preschoolers?

Obesity: Weight issues even in young children are on the rise. Our society has a lot of cheap, easy access, calorie-dense and nutrient-poor foods available and many are marketed to children. Did you know that the largest toy distributor is actually a fast food chain? Give our kids real foods and avoid giving them sugar-sweetened beverages including juice. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the nutritional problems imposed by cancer treatments?

Can you please talk about of the nutritional problems imposed by cancer treatments?

GI toxicity: Cancer treatments affect the lining of the intestine and may suppress appetite, induce vomiting, diarrhoea, interfere with digestion and absorption of nutrients, . ...Read more

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What is the best treatment option for a 90 year old with a slightly fractured tibia, who also has problems healing wounds and poor circulation?

What is the best treatment option for a 90 year old with a slightly fractured tibia, who also has problems healing wounds and poor circulation?

A cast: Depends in fracture pattern if it is in fact a slight fracture nondisplaced and stable a cast and DVT Prophylaxis and crutch / walker training or wheel chair if strength and balance poor must prevent DVT and falls hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a very poor eyesight. What the best treatment for it?

I have a very poor eyesight. What the best treatment for it?

See eye doctor: Numerous issues can cause poor eyesight so you will need to see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have lots of acne cyst in my poor head and face. I already took antibiotic and cream but is not gone what the best treatment of acne? Pls help

I have lots of acne cyst in my poor head and face.  I already took antibiotic and cream but is not gone what the best treatment of acne? Pls help

Isotretinoin: Better late than never. Cystic acne won't be cleared by antibiotics. It's not for the faint-hearted but it's probably what you need. The internet is full of scare stories but the fast majority of folks with cystic acne are glad after they've done it. ...Read more

Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more