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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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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


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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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Can certain foods really cause or reduce inflammation in the body? If so, how and could it relieve for example joint pain?

Can certain foods really cause or reduce inflammation in the body? If so, how and could it relieve for example joint pain?

No: There are no clinical studies that confirm any food can actually reduce inflammation. Richard panish studied diet and RA extensively and found that no diet helps. ...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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Instead of increasing tramadol or pain meds due to tolerance, the problem is more of how to cope with the bad moods and ups and downs rather than pain?

Pain psychologist: To treat chronic pain effectively, you must address its physical, emotional and psychological aspects. Although chronic pain is not a psychological disorder, psychotherapy can be helpful as an adjunct to pharmacological treatment to deal with any accompanying emotional disturbance. See a pain psychologist for cognitive behaivor therapy. ...Read more

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What are some of the things a person with depression can get due to it. E.G. Headache, pain in eye, etc & to what extent false pain may be also felt?

What are some of the things a person with depression can get due to it. E.G. Headache, pain in eye, etc & to what extent false pain may be also felt?

Complete eval.: It is always a good idea to have a complete medical evaluation in addition to starting treatment for depression. This is especially true when there is headache, pain in eye etc. Treatment for depression may involve medication or psychotherapy or both. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of gas in stomach? any physical way?besides eating or drinking less of carbonated drinks etc

What are the ways to get rid of gas in stomach? any physical way?besides eating or drinking less of carbonated drinks etc

Flatus: It depends on the reason for excess gas or bloating! Certainly decreasing the amount of carbonated beverages in your diet will help. Other patients experience relief with extra intake of water and or fiber. Lastly, medication called simethicone may decrease extra gas production. ...Read more

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Whats the best types of food or drink if your kidneys seem to be hurting?

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Whats the best types of food or drink if your kidneys seem to be hurting?

Need evaluation: Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine or alcohol. You need to be evaluated to determine why the kidneys hurt. There may be an obstruction or infection. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Does inflammation from obesity contribute to things like arthritis pain and the development of food allergies?

Does inflammation from obesity contribute to things like arthritis pain and the development of food allergies?

Obesity is fat: The causes of obesity are many but I am unaware of any relationship to increased allergies. Arthritis is well- proven as a result of the mechanical insults of over-weight and abnormal weight-bearing. Lack of exercise is only half the common cause of obesity. Overeating, the other half, may be due to many things including anxiety and stress that could aggravate allergies. ...Read more

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How can u tell the difference from serious stomach pains to it just being simple stretching of the stomach or constipation. Feels worse on the right.

How can u tell the difference from serious stomach pains to it just being simple stretching of the stomach or constipation. Feels worse on the right.

Sometimes it is: Difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference, even for experienced clinicians. Because abdominal pain can be caused by literally hundreds of conditions, you should see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can 4 years of eating candy made of real peppermint oil everyday all the time cause stomach issues or any type of issues with the body?

Can 4 years of eating candy made of real peppermint oil everyday all the time cause stomach issues or any type of issues with the body?

Does the peppermint: candy contain sugar or sugar substitutes? That's more the issue. Sugar increases health risks and sugar substitutes are typically toxic to the brain. You are better off snacking on nuts, pumpkin seeds, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can drinking milk for a lactose intolerant person cause severe muscle and nerve pain from the shoulder and back down to the leg into the ankle?

It shouldn't,: The type of pain that you are describing is not typical of problems due to lactose intolerance. The description that you give lends more toward an orthopedic, perhaps a back problem, or a neurologic cause. I would recommend a check up by your doctor or by an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fibomyalgia that make me sure that I have this chronic horrible disease, other than a pain in the flesh of shoulders and neck.?

What are the symptoms of fibomyalgia that make me sure that I have this chronic horrible disease, other than a pain in the flesh of shoulders and neck.?

Low back pain: Criteria for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia include pain in the low back, restless non-restorative sleep, chronic widespread pain, and depression. Muscle deconditioning thoughout is complicitus. ...Read more

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Oranges are good or bad in weight loss process? Can i have them and whats the best time to have them? Before or after the meal bcz they cause gas

Oranges are good or bad in weight loss process? Can i have them and whats the best time to have them? Before or after the meal bcz they cause gas

Depends: Oranges are a good source of Vitamin C which you might need to compensate for the diet you seem to be on . It doesn't matter when you take the orange but it should be added to your overall diet strategy to be part of the calorie restriction plan. Are you sure it is the orange that is making you gassy? You can discuss weight loss with a good nutritionist. ...Read more

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Can exercising vogoriously while suffering from allergy symptoms make the symptoms worse? Or will it help the body to settle faster?

Can exercising vogoriously while suffering from allergy symptoms make the symptoms worse?  Or will it help the body to settle faster?

Depends on symptoms: Not a good idea as you could make some allergic symptoms worse such as asthma. You need to see your physician to have a clear diagnosis and treat the allergies ...Read more

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Is there any kind of device or support that i can wear to help with vibrations and bumps like in the car for the shoulder to keep it more stable?

Is there any kind of device or support that i can wear to help with vibrations and bumps like in the car for the shoulder to keep it more stable?

Probably not...: It all depends on what the cause of the shoulder pain and instability is. If you have an unstable shoulder there is something called a sully brace that can be worn, but other than that, any other brace that would hold your arm still you could not wear while you were driving (if you were the driver). There are also some neoprene wraps that can be put on the shoulder to help, but not for stability. ...Read more

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I experience symptoms of a heart attack that go away with any anti acid. After eating I can not walk or bend down. Also the area of the stomach blows ?

I experience symptoms of a heart attack that go away with any anti acid. After eating I can not walk or bend down. Also the area of the stomach blows ?

Gastritis: Any chest pain that goes away after eating, or that goes away after a quick-acting antacid (like Tums) is suggestive of gastroesophagitis - irritation of the lining of the stomach or esophagus from excess stomach acid. This can also lead to stomach ulcers. Best to see a gastroenterologist (GI doctor) to help diagnose & treat. Use HealthTap Prime to find and discuss. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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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?

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.

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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Is hepatocellular disease the same as hepatocellular carcinoma? The report says "hepatocellular disease likely due to fatty infiltration. Nodular capsular liver surface may be seen with cirrhosis" Non-drinker. Advanced lupus, arthritis, DM type 2.

Is hepatocellular disease the same as hepatocellular carcinoma? The report says "hepatocellular disease likely due to fatty infiltration. Nodular capsular liver surface may be seen with cirrhosis" Non-drinker. Advanced lupus, arthritis, DM type 2.

Generalized term: Hepatocellular disease is a generalized term reflecting inflammation of the hepatocytes from alcoholic cirrhosis to hepatitis viral inflammation. These processes can lead to liver disfunction and at times show up as a single or multiple liver lesions described as hepatoma ...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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