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What type of food and drinks can make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

What type of food and drinks can make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

Anti-inflammatory: Anti-infl diets can be found online basically eating foods as close to their natural state as possible & not eating anything with a label on it (processed). Anti-infl herbs include turmeric, ginger, rosemary & many more. Zyflamend is a good herbal anti-inflammatory. Try same 400 - 1600 mg/ day (not with bipolar or prostate cancer) must be taken with b-complex. Glucosamine helps. All take time. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Which type of food/drink can I have to bring up my iron level?

Which type of food/drink can I have to bring up my iron level?

Supplemental iron: How do you know that you have low iron? If you are anemic, you should be evaluated for the cause. Over the counter iron supplements are the easiest way to increase body content of iron, but i would not recommend self treatment without evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Which type of food and drink is good to take to lower pressure?

Which type of food and drink is good to take to lower pressure?

Bananas: High potassium foods help lower blood pressure- (bananas for example). The body gets rid of sodium in exchange for potassium. Try to drink drinks that don't have caffeine. Caffeine can raise your blood pressure as well. ...Read more

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Im a merchant mariner and i was diagnose with myasthynesia gravis...What type of food I should be eating and should I stop drinking hennessy?

Im a merchant mariner and i was diagnose with myasthynesia gravis...What type of food I should be eating and should I stop drinking hennessy?

Detox: There is no specific diet for mg, officially. However alcohol detox (provided that you meet criteria for alcohol abuse or dependence, diagnosed by a psychiatrist) will prevent lots of trouble in a patient with your condition. ...Read more

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After having surgery to get a cyst out of my head i cant taste any type of food or drink. Also it makes me sick whenever i eat.What do i do to fix it?

After having surgery to get a cyst out of my head i cant taste any type of food or drink. Also it makes me sick whenever i eat.What do i do to fix it?

Could be serious: Did you have surgery involving the brain? If so you may have normal post-operative swelling causing these symptoms. But any complications of brain surgery are potentially very serious and life-threatening and you should let your surgeon know right away or go to an ER to check if these symptoms are normal after your particular surgery. ...Read more

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Which type of food and drinks make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

Which type of food and drinks make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

None: Diet has little effect on arthritic symptoms in spite of what others may say. There are no controlled studies supporting dietary benefit. ...Read more

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Which type of food and drinks is not recommended for cough?

Which type of food and drinks is not recommended for cough?

See below: Spicy food can trigger the cough reflex, caffeine and alcohol dries your throat and can make your cough worst! ...Read more

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Which type of food n drinks should be avoided during headache?

Which type of food n drinks should be avoided during headache?

Personal issue: There is no medical reason to take or avoid particular foods during a headache. It would obviously be prudent to avoid any foods that may be causing the headache. In general it would be better to avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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Which type of food or drinks etc. Helps reduce swelling and promote healing of swelling?

Which type of food or drinks etc. Helps reduce swelling and promote healing of swelling?

Whole foods: Whole food nutrition is probably the best. Fresh fruits and vegetables have been shown to promote muscle healing and recovery. Systemic inflammation is also reduced with eating these foods. Avoid highly processed foods. ...Read more

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Which type of food or drinks do you usually avoid when you are having your period?

Which type of food or drinks do you usually avoid when you are having your period?

Personal choice: There is no medical reason to take or avoid any foods when you are having your period. Stay with a healthy diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; limit intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for left mid lung calcification/ lymph node? Is there someway it can be healed? Maybe a certain type of food or drinks to clear it?

Depends: A calcified node is not a disease, it is a radiologic finding resulting from a wide variety of situations and events. Often represents scar tissue and as such it never goes away but it may be due to an active disease. The doctor who ordered the test needs to go over the implications of this finding with you. Best to you. ...Read more

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What type of food and activities should be banned for a patient with osteo arthritis in wrist?

What type of food and activities should be banned for a patient with osteo arthritis in wrist?

Patient sets limits: There's no diet restrictions; life's difficult enough without folks making food rules that are of little or no help. The discomfort and disability of the osteoarthritis itself will set the limit on activities. Osteoarthritis in the wrist is especially tricky as a bone may have been injured contributing to the problem. The treating rheumatologist can give you more guidance. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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What type of food should people with gouty arthritis eat?

What type of food should people with gouty arthritis eat?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Is there any type of arthritis or arthritis like disease that causes rapid damage? My symptoms seem to get worse every week.

Is there any type of arthritis or arthritis like disease that causes rapid damage? My symptoms seem to get worse every week.

Yes many types: You need to see a rheumatologist to clarify what you have . This could be muscular, or joint. If it is rapid we would worry about infection but it may not be that at all. You need to get this clarified as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What type of food we can give a baby of 9 months?

What type of food we can give a baby of 9 months?

9 month: At this age wheat , yogurt and eggs can be introduced to a baby. A baby normally has 3 meals and 2 snacks at this age. ...Read more

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What type of food may increase the size of pro state?

None of them: Your prostate gland's size won't vary with your diet. There's a "pop" claim that milk is a risk factor for prostate cancer but the results of studies are wildly inconsistent and i'd ignore them -- the claim was popularized by some militants. ...Read more

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Which type of food decreases leptin?

Which type of food decreases leptin?

Supplement glutamine: Instead of focusing on leptin diet if you take l-glutamine supplements 1000mg at night and any time you have cravings you can turn on the satiation response in brain and naturally start the weight loss. ...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


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