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I am a 59-year-old 100 pound 5'2 female who has always been

I am a 59-year-old 100 pound 5'2 female who has always been extremely healthy: I exercise regularly and moderately; have an excellent diet of fruits and vegetables and fish protein; have an annual physical and blood lab work. Between February and until recently I got caught up with taking too many supplements including grapeseed extract, bilberry, primary bark – – all of which dilate blood vessels. Also, I was eating a high omega-3 diet including Chia seeds, flax, hempseed's as well as a high-quality 750 mg fish oil. For the first time in my entire life, I had a headache. It was on my left side of my head and two on the scale of 10. It would come and go all day. It lasted in May and June and it's felt less now. because I never had a headache before my doctor ordered an MRI and MRA. The MRA was perfect; the MRI was normal with three minute punctuations. My sed rate was two: my C-reactive protein high sensitivity was .7. My questions are this: do you think taking too many supplements caused the mild headache? She believes I over agitated my blood vessels. I have stopped taking my supplements and have eliminated the extra omega-3 from my diet. I am wondering how long before this on and off mild headache will go away. I hope I have not done any permanent damage to my brain. I'm very worried about that. Again, I never had one headache in my entire life before this but I certainly had amped up my supplements for several months. Any insight that you have would be tremendously valuable.

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I am taking 80mg of nadolol. I also was recently prescribed

I am taking 80mg of nadolol for migraines. I also was recently prescribed 20 mg of adderall for concentration/fatigue issues. I've read that there may be a contraindication given the risks associated with unopposed alpha. Should I be concerned about this? How serious is the risk given the dosages I'm taking? Is the contraindication really just targeted at amphetamine overdose?

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Anthony Bray, MD

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BRAY: I had told you about my thryoid being gh, and lowering

FOR ANTHONY BRAY:I had told you about my thryoid being high, and lowering dose of syndroid two days ago.And for two night this week when taking laxatives I wake up with more PVCS and bradycardia all night, like 35-45 beats per minute. I have had this happen when my thyroid got high, my pulse is high all day and then gets lower at night like 60 wish, my normal is 78-82. Last night I woke with my pulse all whole and dizzy at 36-42 beats per minute. It freaked me out, and I called on call doctor who said maybe too much propanol, but I had taken normal amount. I take soma too at night but been on it for years so that should not do it, I noticed it has happened before when thyroid is high and it has only happened the nights I have taken the laxatives. I am getting scared that my body seems totally out of zinc and I have oral surgery this week again. What could cause bradycardia while sleeping?

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Anthony Bray, MD

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I was diagnosed with a small anal fissure. Dr said that it

I was diagnosed with a small anal fissure. Dr said that it was not deep but apparently it is making my internal sphincter remain tight therefore making bowel movements difficult. Not everything is coming out and causing hard stools occasionally. This fissure is not from constipation, I believe it was caused from having anal exam from gyno or some tortilla chips that i ate.My question is...I was given a compound of lydocain and nefidepine (sp?). He said this will heal the fissure. Will this also take care of the tight sphincter? Or will this just heal the fissure and I will be left with tight sphincter? Is this cream a cure or just a bandaid and I will always have tight sphincter now?

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Dr Basu

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Doing a science project we are trying to find out if the

Doing a science project we are trying to find out if the dominant hand is more sensitive to cold than non dominant hand. It is proving to be the non dominant hand is more sensitive. We can not find any supporting information on the web. Do you have an educated reason why this would be the case? Thank you so much

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Dr. Bob

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Before hand you must know that I can't go to ER reason life

Hello before hand you must know that I can't go to ER for no reason for my life would be at risk considering present respiratory viruses.Please also take note that I already talked to my family doctor this afternoon. Also take note that I have a nuro-muscular disease : SMA type II.I do high blood pressure, treated with DIVOAN.I take Warfarine (Coumadin) because of a previous pulmonary embolysm.MY PROBLEM :I had to stop a sex intercourse because of a violent pain in the back of my head : 7-8/10After a couple of minutes the severe pain went away to let install a light pain at the back of my head and everywhere generaly.When in intercourse I was in a lying position, on my back, and since I can NOT move, it's my spouse that does every thing :)I am scared of a possible ruptured aneurysm or of a possible future ruptured aneurysm.What do you think of this ? The big pain started at 4:00AM and it is now 8:47PM and I repeat, the severe pain only lasted a couple of minutes.

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Dr. Phil, MD

Internal Medicine Physician

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I have an thoracic aneurysm which was discovered 2003. It is

I have an thoracic aneurysm which was discovered 2003. It is 4.3 cm and has been stable since it was found. I have occasional slight ED and am curious if Viagra is "OK" to use? Am in very good health otherwise and physically active. Blood labs all normal. Very light drinker. Thank you.

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Iwas taking androderm and now I can't get an erection , My

Iwas taking androderm and now I can't get an erection , My sex life is nonexistent . I s that lawsuit still ongoing ?

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Since last year I start having serious problem with my hands

Since last year I start having serious problem with my hands especially fingers. They are cold, often feel frozen. I will wake up with very cold hands and they will not get warmer for long time and doing sports in winter in Ottawa is big challenge nowsince they are so cold that I have intense pain. I tried different gloves but no help. In the past once I get warm in core of my body hands will also get warmer but not anymore. I love winter sports but because of this condition I cannot do it anymore - thisyear I will go back home after 15-20 min sinc efrozen hands will cause intense pain. Thanks, Miro.

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Anthony Bray, MD

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