I have hemorrhoids and I was wondering if this is related to my poor eating habits?

I have a question. I know I have an eating disorder of some sort. I alternate between overeating and extreme diets. Anyway, I have hemorrhoids, and I was wondering if this condition is at all related to my poor eating habits? If you could also give me any information on eating disorders it would...

Candida does exist and will continue to exist.

It is pathetic and unfortunate that a doctor of your claimed stature instantly diagnoses people over the internet who have valid nutritional deficient diseases. Your intentions, I am sure are humane, yet you (as all your "medical science" brethren do) erroneously lump individual nutritional problems into easy "scientific" categories. Candida does exist and will...

Since my daughter was born she has had a problem with not going to the bathroom everyday.

This is a rather "delicate" subject with my daughter. Ever since she was born, she has had a problem with not going to the bathroom every day and therefore having very large stools. We have tried a variety of remedies Metamucil, orange juice every morning, cereal with bran flakes or oat flakes. Nothing seems...

My wife has been told by a naturopath/homeopath that she has candiditis in her gut. Is it necessary to cut all sugars?

Thanks for your excellent resource. Could you answer a question I have about my wife? She has been told by a naturopath/homeopath that she has Candiditis (too much Candida virus in her gut, which has become a yeast and crossed through her gut wall and into her body). On his advice, she's cut out caffeine, alcohol,...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have food allergies?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have food allergies? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provide nutrition therapy based on your diagnosis. Dietitians often have their own private practice nutrition counseling services in addition to services provided in a clinic...

Our daughter who is 4 seems to have less than normal bowel movements sometimes going without for 4 to 5 days.

Our daughter, who is four, seems to have less than normal bowel movements sometimes going four to five days without. The last couple of bowel movements have been hard and we have seen traces of blood in the stool. Our pediatrician has prescribed Dulcolax, a stool softener, twice daily with no real success. The...

I have diverticulosis and have cut out lettuce, apples, peanuts and cabbage. What else would you suggest?

I have a condition called diverticulosis. It seems every Spring I get into trouble with it. I've already cut out lettuce, apples, peanuts, and cabbage. What else would you suggest? Well, first of all, you are cutting out the very foods you should be eating. You need a high fiber diet, not a low fiber...

Do you have any recipes for yummy liquid foods?

My son got his jaw broken a day after his 22nd birthday and will be wired up for 4 to 6 weeks. Do you have any leads for us to get recipes for yummy liquid foods? Thanks. Sorry to hear about that unfortunate event! In the beginning, though, you will find that fruit juices or drinks, milk-based...

What is the effect if a person does not drink milk and just drinks sugar water?

We would like to know if there is an effect if a person does not drink milk and just drinks sugar water? If so, what is the effect? Milk has lots of protein, carbohydrate, vitamins, and minerals to help your bones and teeth get hard and stay strong (calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D), see at...

Is celiac a disease or an allergy? Can it be cured?

I am currently 27 and was diagnosed with celiac at age 9. A large number of my friends are research/ biology/science based and an ongoing argument between us is why celiac is defined as a disease and whether in fact, it is not simply an allergy. It has been suggested at times that such...

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