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How can i be as healthy as possible and get a head start on

how can i be as healthy as possible and get a head start on the rest of my life. i am 26 and try and be healthy for the most part. i was also very active as a kid playing lots of sports. What supplements are the most important to take ? From what i have learned probiotics are a must, but with so many brands how can i know what ones are the best to take. I have also learned i don't receive enough Vitamin B.I want to help my self prevent all disease and illness in my life so i guess I'm just looking for some input considering that in my family runs some illness.should i get a blood test and work with a in person who specializes in this ?

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I have had this weird fluttering sensation in my throat in

I have had this weird fluttering sensation in my throat in the past but it went away for months and now is back. It started about 5 days ago and then was pretty constant for about 36 hours and has seemed to calm down some in the last day or so. I had a stress test and wore a Holter in November and they were both normal. I had an ecg on Friday that did show sinus arrhythmia which I haven't had before.

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How would we proceed with an MRI of the back? Is it usually

How would we proceed with an MRI of the back? Is it usually that entire back that is covered when you get an MRI? Also we have used gabapentin which did not help with the pain at all. Right now we are using 250 mg naproxsyn, tylenol number 1, and tylenol arthritis. Plus mag phos. Do you recommend any homeopathics?

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In yoga this morning, I felt my knee go a bit out of place.

Hi thereJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: In yoga this morning, I felt my knee go a bit out of place. It feels like it needs to pop. It doesn't hurt, but it's tenderJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: I lay down on my back and had my brother pull my leg to get it to pop back, but no dice. no swellingJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Female, never any issues with this knee (left side)

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I have been going through a lot of life changes the past 6

Hello! I have been going through a lot of life changes the past 6 months and the stress has caused me to spot a week before my cycle starts, also my cycle has been a week early. I have been doing some reading and found progestomend to help with progesterone levels. I'm assuming my cycles have been a little irregular due to stress. Is this supplement something that might help? Any other advice?JA: Have you experienced any recent physical or emotional illnesses? What medicines (prescription, homeopathic or over-the-counter) have you taken recently?Customer: No I have not, just moved and planning a wedding and the stress that comes with that! I haven't taken anything. And I just started taking the progerteromend MondayJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No ma'am

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Oh, have some off balance for a while already, Muscle

HiJA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: Oh, have some off balance for a while alreadyJA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?Customer: Muscle twitchingJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: This time is just under the right armJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: My doctor Said a month ago that it Could be a virus as i had a viral infection in my throat

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My wife's urethra, she has a throbbing in her urethra after

helloJA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: my wife's urethraJA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?Customer: she has a throbbing in her urethra after urinating - there is no bacteria, no uti, no STD, had a cystoscopy (nothing found), IC was ruled out - she is 39 - perfect health - she tried antibiotics in case the bacteria was too small to be detected but that did not help - the only thing that gives relief is dark black pill that numbs the urethra - think it is called uropeyne - but once she stops taking it, it returns - we are at a lossJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: back surgery 1 year ago

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My blood pressure spikes when get rdy for bed usely rises BP

My blood pressure spikes when get rdy for bed usely rises BP 189/90 I don't uses salt on my food don't drink that very maybe 1 soda otherwise it I drink Gatorade or PoweradeJA: How long have you been dealing with this? Any other symptoms?Customer: 3 monthsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Calms down after about 15-30 mins of laying in bed

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Dr. Arun Phophalia

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What is osteonecrosis? Moderate to severe pain on my right

what is osteonecrosis?JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?Customer: Moderate to severe pain on my right hip and legJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: Exercise like yoga, medicine as Motrin or cataflanJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: diagnostic of degenerative osteoarthritic on both hip; worse on the right

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