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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)

Arthritis 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

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