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What type of vitamins are good for gallbladder cancer?

What type of vitamins are good for gallbladder cancer?

None: Unfortunately vitamins play no role in the treatment of biliary cancer. In fact, depending upon the type of treatment used, they may increase the side effects of certain chemotherapeutic agents. Consult your oncolgist before you take any over the counter or "natural" medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Blueberries are good for what form of body?

Blueberries are good for what form of body?

No science here: On the internet, you can find a huge amount written about which "superfood" is right for which "body type." it's almost all made up out of whole cloth as entertainment or worse. If you are interested in this, get with a scientific physician with a focus on holistic / nutritional / complementary medicine to help you get evidence-based medicine in your service. ...Read more

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What are good vitamins for the kidney?

What are good vitamins for the kidney?

None: Several vitamins are known to be harmful in kidney patients such as vitamin a, e and k . None of the vitamins have been shown to prevent or slow down the progression of kidney disease. If you have kidney disease then you should not take over the counter multivitamins. You can take multivitamins specially formulated for kidney patients such as prorenal, dialyvite etc. ...Read more

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What are the different kind of food or sources of vitamins that are good for your liver?

What are the different kind of food or sources of vitamins that are good for your liver?

Many choices: Liver health is extremely important for many bodily processes, including detoxification. Nutrients found in foods like garlic, ginger, cilantro, parsley, beets and lemons are known to help with detoxification. Water is always a good idea. For those with liver enzyme elevations, the herb milk thistle has been studied and shown to be helpful in some cases. ...Read more

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What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

Healthy lifestyle: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, avoiding excessive calories, fats, and alcohol, and maintaining normal weight are all factors that promote and maintain health and therefore promote a healthy liver. I don't think that there's a "fix" for chronic liver disease. ...Read more

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What is the risk of having multifocal carcinoid tumors in stomach and duodenal type-1 and what is the latest news about available treatments?

What is the risk of having multifocal carcinoid tumors in stomach and duodenal type-1 and what is the latest news about available treatments?

REcurrence: Type i gastric carcinoids are the most common and usually do not metastasize. They require careful surveillance with endoscopic resection for the smaller lesions and antrectomy for multifocal and larger recurrences. Reduction of gastrin levels felt to be helpful. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the liver?

What foods are good for the liver?

Healthy diet: A low calorie, low fat, high fiber diet is best for overall health of the body and liver and alcohol should be limited to 2 'drinks' a day. A high fat/ high calorie diet promotes fatty liver disease, diabetes, and atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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What are health risks/benefits of having a blood type A2 Rh+ and what diet is recommended?

What are health risks/benefits of having a blood type A2 Rh+ and what diet is recommended?

None: none that I know of. You are a positive. Many people are a positive. It does not carry and additional risks or health benefits. Important if you would need blood to know your blood type.hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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What are the hallmarks of good pancreas health?

What are the hallmarks of good pancreas health?

Pancreas health: I don't fully understand the question. If the pancreas is working OK there should be no concern. If the pancreas has stopped working careful replacement medication is in order. If the pancreas has some tumors in it they need to be removed. ...Read more

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Is in case of colon cancer with liver metastases (and during chemoth) recommended a specific diet? Are there any anti cancer food? What about turmeric

Is in case of colon cancer with liver metastases (and during chemoth) recommended a specific diet? Are there any anti cancer food? What about turmeric

Not really.: It all depends on the symptoms. Chemo can affect the taste, alter your bowel habits, and decrease appetite. The goal is to stay well hydrated. High fiber diet may help with both constipation or diarrhea. There is no specific "anti cancer"diet that you can go on. No significant data available to support turmeric in the foods. ...Read more

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Which type of liquid food is good for those who got stomach cancer?

Which type of liquid food is good for those who got stomach cancer?

Liquid food: No specific liquid is reccomended but if the patient is malnurished there are liquid products such as "ensure" that have nutrients found in regular food. Also liquid protein products like "boost" and others can also be used. ...Read more

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I have chronic renal failure. What type of foods are good for me?

I have chronic renal failure. What type of foods are good for me?

Low sodium important: Low sodium, moderate protein restriction, avoid cola like drinks. I advanced chronic kidney disease may need to avoid foods high in phosphorus and potassium. Always check with a nephrologist. ...Read more

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What kind of foods. Drinks. And pills are good for your liver?

What kind of foods. Drinks. And pills are good for your liver?

Just eat right: The liver is a marvelous organ, capable of doing many jobs at once and capable of enormous healing, even to the point of regrowing to replace removed portions. The same diet that's good for you is good for your liver: low fat, no grease, vitamin rich. Special pills etc are not needed if your healthy. A daily vitamin can't hurt but avoid herbals unless you know what you are taking. ...Read more

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What vitamins and supplements are safe or good to take to improve health after a diagnosis of atypical lobular hyperplasia?

What vitamins and supplements are safe or good to take to improve health after a diagnosis of atypical lobular hyperplasia?

Expect little help: You're welcome to supplement with a cheap multivitamin-and-mineral tablet; i think this is a good idea, but no supplement i know is going to be helpful in dealing with the atypical lobular hyperplasia. Instead, simply keep up the vigilance your physicians have recommended, and should you have progression to cancer, you are most likely to get a cure. Good luck. ...Read more

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What types of fruit are good for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases?

What types of fruit are good for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases?

Depends: For diabetics the best fruits are those low in sugars like apples, strawberries, grapefruit and others with a low glycemic index. For patients with heart disease all fruits are great! ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more