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Why Does Corn Trigger Gallbladder Attacks
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
Probably not: If you have gallstones then what will trigger an attack is contraction of the gallbladder and getting a stone blocking the duct that drains the gallbladder. Antibiotics wouldnt do this. Usually the cause is eating, particularly fatty foods. If you have gallstones you shoud consider having surgery to remove it before it becomes an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smog: I believe you are referring to metabisulfite often used as a preservative. This emits sulfur dioxide which is akin to inhaling an important component of smog leading to asthma attacks for susceptible individuals. The intensity of response varies from person to person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have gall stones and sludge. What causes gall stones, iwas told sweets and spicy foods is that true?
Not quite...: Most stones in america are cholesterol-based, & develop due to genetic, systemic, and local factors that promote crystals precipitating in bile (sludge) that gradually increase in size (gallstones). Sweets and spicy foods have really nothing to do with this process. On occasion, stones can be formed by blood break-down (black pigment) or infection (brown pigment). Many stones are not symptomatic. ...Read more
Can anxiety like attacks cause elevated epinephrine in urine? I'm not anxious but suffer strange attacks daily/nightly! Annoying!!!!
See your doctor : Anxiety attacks can occur due to a variety of causes. See your doctor for an evaluation. For instance, you could have a thyroid disorder. A condition called pheochromocytoma which is a tumor of the adrenal gland can cause an elevation of urinary catecholamines. This condition also causes anxiety along with other symptoms. See your doctor who can evaluate you and treat your condition. Best! ...Read more
No such thing: Food choices actually have far less effect on overall health than just eating moderately and staying fit. Stop worrying about some food causing you to get a heart attack right after you eat it. That's silly. This kind of scare stuff is made up by militant who have no reason to tell the truth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true peppermint make gallstones worse and helps to stimulate bile which could trigger a painful attack or passing of stone into bile ducts?
Why does upper stomach tighten & acid reflux act up during hypoglycemia attacks? What is the connection?
Can a vagal reaction cause rapid heart rate? Why does it continue to happen? Treatment? And no, I do not suffer from depression or anxiety attacks :)
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I have ibs. I can eat dairy no problem. Only triggers is red meats. Fatty stuff. Greasy. Thought dairy was a trigger food also?
What are the symptoms of undiagnosed asthma? I have 100% oxygen levels. Can anxiety trigger an attack?
Lots of overlap: Asthma and panic symptoms often have a great deal of similarity including shortness of breath and tightness in one's chest. And for those with asthma, panic can cause an attack prompted by hyperventilation and cascading stress symptoms. Creating a journal of symptom occurence may help your doctor determine whether symptoms are due to asthma or anxiety. ...Read more
May i know will cipro (ciprofloxacin) HCl 500mg cause panic attack. Darn not to eat when i read tat it will cause panic attack?
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Panic: On jan, 29, 2014: 5, 192 people reported to have side effects when taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). Among them, 30 people (0.58%) have panic attack. That's out of all the people who have used Cipro (ciprofloxacin) so far, which must be a very large number. Source: ehealthme.Com. The chance is minuscule. Best wishes. ...Read more
What can I do to stop the frequency of gastritis attacks when it's not food or bacteria induced? Also have extra bile in stomach. Biliary reflux.
Consultation advised: Your asking a complicated question that's impossible to answer without knowing more about your symptoms and medical history. There are various causes for "Gastritis". For patient information on the causes and Rx of Gastritis see > http://bit.ly/1U4eRqQ and http://bit.ly/220RDH5 A consultation on Health Tap may be helpful. A voice/video or INBOX Text is best. A text chat is least desirable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 pancreatitis attacks in the past 8 mo. Dont drink, no stones, no perm damage to pancreas. I keep having attacks. Is this ap if it is recurrent? Cp?
Still Acute: Chronic pancreatitis would require evidence of permanent damage to the pancreas. And having acute episodes is not a feature of only chronic (though can happen if there is acute-on-chronic). You are correct that continued attacks can lead to chronic pancreatitis. High triglycerides can cause ap. An ERCP and (if that is negative) sphincter of oddi manometry may help. See a pancreas specialist! ...Read more
My gallbladder doesn't contract well & I get attacks.To avoid attacks, I take ox bile and Lypo gold supplements.Do they work for sluggish gallbladder?
I have no Data suppr: I have no data supporting that use. ...Read more
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