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Doctor insights on: Wobenzym For Arthritis

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Is it safe to take wobenzym?

Is it safe to take wobenzym?

Wobenzym: It contains enzymes papain & bromelain. It is used for immune system support & joint support. O fda studies have been done to support its benefits. ...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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Does wobenzym help with memory?

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Wobenzym: It contains enzymes papain & bromelain. It is used for immune system support & joint support. O fda studies have been done to support its benefits. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol when taking wobenzym?

Is it ok to drink alcohol when taking wobenzym?

Wobenzym appears to: Be a german product containing bromelain. I am unable to check this using the drug interaction checkers at my disposal. ...Read more

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Has wobenzym been proved to help with pulmonary sarcoidosis?

Has wobenzym been proved to help with pulmonary sarcoidosis?

Dont think so: No. I did not know about it and did a few qualified web search on this product. Sarcoidosis is a different beast altogether with lot of controversies and, not talking in negative about this product about other indications or its belief, even the standard treatment of steroids is questioned by authorities. I would not rely on this. ...Read more

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Hi does wobenzym n do anything to an over active immune system my natural killer cells are very high ?

Hi does wobenzym n do anything to an over active immune system my natural killer cells are very high ?

Unknown. Unlikely.: Wobenzym products are not medications approved by the FDA, and are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are tested. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. Our immune system is very complex, and it would be scary if an over-the-counter pill could alter it. If a Wobenzym user thinks she is getting a side effect, she can call her doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been having the itchy rush on my palms and feet for a year now. Antihistamines not helping. Can I try Wobenzym?

Hi, I have been having the itchy rush on my palms and feet for a year now. Antihistamines not helping. Can I try Wobenzym?

Wobenzyme: Probably won't work Can't tell for sure without seeing but is probably a form of ecEma with your history of allergies and will require strong steroid cream to help. You will need a prescription from your doctor ...Read more

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What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

What type/s of arthritis are associated with either hyper mobility syndrome?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in patient with hypermobility. There is also an increased risk of joint dislocations. ...Read more

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Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Can you get arthritis in your early 20's?

Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Will my arthritis medication(s) interact with other medications?

Will my arthritis medication(s) interact with other medications?

Yes.: Medications for pain and arthritis can interact with many other drugs. This is why your doctor needs to know all the medications you take. ...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