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Thyroid and Calcium Levels by KaliTime C. Posted Thu 13 Dec 2007 5:38pm 2 Comments Despite working out everyday and eating properly, I seem to have gained weight after initially losing quite a bit. I started out on this site weighing 230lbs and got down to 200lbs before getting back up to my current weight of 236lbs. Now, I've been working out at least two hours a day, eating all the right foods, and even going so far a ... Read on »
High calcium level in arteries m ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 29 Jul 2009 10:29pm High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk OAK BROOK, Ill., 30 july 2009-– Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary artery disease (CAD) using coronary calcium scoring, according to a study published in the online edition of Radiology. "The amount of cal ... Read on »
High normal calcium level linked to higher risk of fatal prostate cancer by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:06am A recent report revealed that men in the upper tertile of the normal distribution of serum calcium have an approximately 3-fold increased risk of fatal prostate cancer later in life. The stimulus for this research came from recent work on the pathophysiology of metastatic prostate cancer (Schwartz GG. Prostate cancer, serum Parathyroid Hormone and ... Read on »
Common Blood Test by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What Are Blood Tests? Blood tests help doctors check for certain diseases and conditions. They also help check the function of your organs and show how well treatments are working. Specifically, blood tests can help doctors: Evaluate how well organs, like the kidneys, liver, and heart, ... Read on »
Dairy FAQ's: Allergies, Calcium, Myths, Recipe Ideas! by LoveVeggiesYoga Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 5:55pm Today I want to Discuss Dairy, including my thoughts Why You Should Avoid It, discuss Dairy Intolerance/Allergies and what To Do, discuss Calcium, and Provide some of my Favorite Recipes, which are all vegan, therefore inherently dairy-free! 1.  First, Consider Omitting or Avoiding Dairy! You ask, but why? "I love my cheese and Greek Yogurt, ... Read on »
Calcium: What vegan & vegetarian diets often lack by Selva W. Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 9:00pm As of late, calcium has been popping up in conversations with my friends, family, and doctors. Since this mineral is of utmost importance I have decided to talk about it today in hopes to help you gain an understanding. Especially during childhood and throughout your life ... Read on »
Coronary calcium: Cause or effect? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 8:12am Here's an interesting observation made by a British research group. We all know that coronary calcium, as measured by CT heart scans, are a surrogate measure of atherosclerotic plaque "burden," i.e., an indirect yardstick for coronary plaque. The greater the quantity of coronary calcium, the higher the heart scan "score," the greater the r ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
Follow Up Appointment & DHEA by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 12:06pm I received a phone call from a friendly nurse from ME Specialist’s clinic that Dr GD wants to discuss about the blood test result with me. She understood my difficulty getting to the clinic and gave me enough preparation time. I nominated the ME Specialist (GP) as my treating doctor during the meeting. Accordingly, I refer him as Dr ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Alert: New inexpensive and safe test approved by NY Health Dept. by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Sat 04 Jun 2011 3:01am Colon Cancer Screening:  To scope or not to scope? Biomarkers to the rescue. Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD (to be published in an upcoming edition of  American Fitness  magazine) Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for ... Read on »