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Sodium bicarbonate Health Feed

Is taking soda bicarb safe and is ENO is same and can it be taken for UTI if so how many times can it be taken.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 92% (29080 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Is taking soda bicarb safe and is ENO is same and can it be taken for UTI if so how many times can it be taken.
Eno contains a mixture of sodium bicarbonate ( ), citric acid ( ) and sodium carbonate ( ). Initially, citric acid is inert when dry (or anhydrous). Upon the addition of water, the citric acid will start to dissociate and eventually becomes reactive. and is not good for UTI
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My creatine level was 160 last year and with regular taking Nodosis it has come to 140 slowly. What is the level of kidney. Do i need to prolong taking this medicine or some other prescription.

Dr. Mohan Bairwa 91% (7220 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
My creatine level was 160 last year and with regular taking Nodosis it has come to 140 slowly. What is the level of k...
Creatinine level is nearly ok but if you provide some details decision can be taken regard to your disease. Nodosis is the drug from digestion and gastritis related problems, it has nothing to do with kidney or creatinine.
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Say No To Soda

Dt. Komal Mehta 90% (58 ratings)
diploma in dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
Say No To Soda

Despite them being sweet and tasty, there are no nutritional benefits to sodas whatsoever. Moreover, doctors from all over the globe have concluded that numerous health risks are linked to soda pop consumption. Here are a number of reasons to help you arrive at a more comprehensive understanding of the harmful effects of soda on your health:

  1. It has been scientifically backed up that drinking sodas is absolutely pointless. Because sodas have been found to contain nothing but sugar and calories, there is really no reason why you should drink soda. Further, even diet sodas have no particular nutritional value attached to them, despite the claim that they have zero to no calories.
  2. The sugar contained in soda often combines with bacteria present in your mouth to form certain types of acid. These, along with carbolic inherently present in carbonated sodas, work together to have a damaging influence on your teeth, leading to cavities and tooth decay.
  3. Sodas can also prove to be injurious to your major organs, and are associated with conditions such as chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease and the development of metabolic syndromes.
  4. Because of the presence of large amounts of high fructose corn syrup, there is a greater risk of obesity. Furthermore, because of its high sugar content and its perverse effects on hormonal levels in the body, soda consumption is also associated with the development of type 2 diabetes, besides other complications like increased appetite and greater difficulty losing weight.
  5. Soda consumption also tends to soften bone strength and contributes to lower bone density. The presence of caffeine and phosphorus in most sodas further increases the risk of acquiring disease such as osteoporosis.

Fortunately, there are tons of options, which you can choose over soda pop. These alternative beverages will most naturally contain higher nutritional value and benefits. A few alternatives include:

  • Water
  • Milk
  • Fruit juice
  • Tea
  • Powdered drink mixes
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I am CKD patient. Bp 156/95. Urea 60, Creatinine 3.3, Haemoglobin 10.8. What can I do? I am using calcigard retard 10 mg, Moxivas 0.2, minidress XL 5 mg, cardiovascular 3.125, Ivabrad 5 mg, Shelcal CT 500, Febuget 40 mg, Nodosis 500.

Dr. S Sriram 93% (258 ratings)
MS - General Surgery, MCh Urology
Urologist, Hyderabad
I am CKD patient. Bp 156/95. Urea 60, Creatinine 3.3, Haemoglobin 10.8. What can I do? I am using calcigard retard 10...
Respected Sir As per the details provided your estimated GFR is 22 ml/min/1.73 sq. M, comes under CKD Stage IV. 1.Kidney function is severely decreased in stage 4 CKD. Protein waste, toxins and minerals build up in the body and lead to uremia with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abnormal taste, bad breath, nerve and sleep problems, difficulty concentrating and fatigue. Fluid retention due to a decrease in urine output may also occur. 2.Protein Restriction: A protein intake of 0.6g per kilogram of body weight is beneficial for glomerular filtration. Ensure you do not take more protein than recommended. 3.Fluid Restriction: Restrict the amount of fluids you consume. The total volume should be your daily urine output+ 500 ml. Suppose your daily urine output is around 500 ml, you should not take more than 1 litre of fluids (water and other fluids combined) per day. 4.Potassium Restriction: Avoid High potassium foods like bananas, prune juice oranges, orange juice, milk, tomato juice, prunes, nuts, chocolate, dried peas and beans. 5.Phosphorous Restriction: Foods containing high phosphorus are milk, beans, black eye peas, nuts, chocolate, yogurt, cheese of any kind, liver, desserts prepared milk. 6.Sodium Restriction: High sodium foods include salt, all types of frozen meats, corned beef, sausage, pizza, Chinese food, fast foods, cheese, pickles, soy sauce, potato chips and all types of canned soups. The above diet cannot obviously prove to be cure but it can increase your life quality and feeling of your well-being. Kidney Transplantation provides an improved quality of Life. Please consider going for Kidney Transplantation. Hope this helps Sir Get Well Soon.
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Whether soda contains caffeine ? Whether soda is more dangerous than other soft drinks ?Please tell.

Dr. Sucharitra Picasso 92% (12385 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Whether soda contains caffeine ?
Whether soda is more dangerous than other soft drinks ?Please tell.
Hi, carbonated water is water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved. Some of these have additives such as sodium. Most carbonated water is sold in ready to drink bottles as mineral water and carbonated beverages such as soft drinks. Whether homemade or store-bought, soda water may be identical to plain carbonated water or it may contain a small amount of table salt, sodium citrate, sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate, potassium citrate, potassium sulfate, or disodium phosphate, depending on the bottler. By itself, carbonated water appears to have little impact on health. While carbonated water is somewhat acidic, this acidity is quickly neutralized by saliva. Carbonated water may increase irritable bowel syndrome symptoms of bloating and gas due to the release of carbon dioxide in the digestive tract. There is tentative evidence that carbonated water may help with constipation among people who have had a stroke. Some carbonated waters have added sodium, so they may be an issue for those on low-sodium diets. Carbonated soft drinks such as colas do have health risks. Carbonated colas have a correlation with slightly decreased bone density in older women. Soft drinks are about 100 times more erosive to teeth than plain carbonated water. A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water, a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring. The over-consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks is associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, dental caries, and low nutrient levels. Many soft drinks contain ingredients that are themselves sources of concern: caffeine is linked to anxiety and sleep disruption when consumed in excess.
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Hi, Is taking soda bicarb safe and is ENO is same and can it be taken for UTI if so how many times can it be taken. What foods can be taken in uti or cannot be taken in uti.

Dr. Jatin Soni 94% (39975 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, Is taking soda bicarb safe and is ENO is same and can it be taken for UTI if so how many times can it be taken. W...
Avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet and take tablet Norflox 400mg twice a day for five days
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This request is for my wife aged 69 years. She had a heart attack in Dec. 2016 Could not undergo surgery due to ill health, since for years she had been suffering from unhealed scars in the lungs due to childhood TB untreated. TB is cured but unhealed scars are there. She is under medication ever since the attach. Following are the medicines she is taking now. Nitrocontin 2.6 (1.1.0) Ivabrad 5 mg (1.0.1) Dytor Plus 10 (1.0.0) Bio-D3 Plus (1.0.0) Clavix 75 mg (1.0.0) Atorsave (0.0.1) Fulcrum Gold (1.0.0) Nodosis (1.1.1) Renosave (1.0.1) Rantac 150 mg (1.0.1) Isocal D3 (1.0.0). Request your valuable advice. Thank you Govindan.

Dr. Rajesh Jain 93% (13301 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
This request is for my wife aged 69 years. She had a heart attack in Dec. 2016 Could not undergo surgery due to ill h...
Please Give her Special Chyawanprash by Patanjali regularly 1 tsf twice a day Tab Abana by Himalaya 11 regularly If she can walk, take her for morning and evening walk daily Give her salads, vegetable juices, soups, fruits more As her condition improves, reconsult me on Lybrate, we will reduce the doses of previous medicine.
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Hi, my mother's leg was swelling and it didn't decrease so we consulted doctor and he suggested for ultrasound and we found that her right kidney has decreased in size and diagnosed with mild renal parenchymal disease. Report says it mild but doctor said that it is not working. And her protein is 52 and AC ratio is 102. And she is blood pressure patient too and calcium deficiency as well for which shelcal is given. Now doctor has suggested Nodosis 500 mg and Envol 2.5 Mg for bp. Kindly suggest.

Dr. Shakil Khan 90% (526 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi, my mother's leg was swelling and it didn't decrease so we consulted doctor and he suggested for ultrasound and we...
Dear lybrate-user USG shows to have kidney having mild parenchymal disease and small size. Serum creatinine levels not given and treating doctor opinion is kidney failure completely. So you wish to know extent of failure. I would suggest that it's one thing is clear that kidney is failing and rise of serum creatinine in near future will also make you realise it's total. So better start to accept the diagnosis so that appropriate directed therapy is not delayed She may require hemodialysis in few months so get AV fistula operations done which your doctor may suggest. Hopefully your questions is answered.
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My mother age is 54. She has kidney disease. Doctor says heart is working 30%.two times heart attack. Diabetic also but not on insulin. Feel drowsy and weak. Says not willing to eat or not feel hungry. Vomiting frequently. Medicine are trajenta, nodosis, pantocid ,ketomega, Telma, deplatt, domta, emeset ,pth 30 mg, Amryl 2 mg, ulgela syrup, kind powder. From Batra hospital Delhi. What I do sir please tell so we get proper treatment for her. What we give her right now to stop vomiting so she can eat some food.

Dr. Subhash Subramanian 93% (124 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Fellowship in Medical Cosmotology and lasser
Ayurveda, Thrissur
My mother age is 54. She has kidney disease. Doctor says heart is working 30%.two times heart attack.
Diabetic also b...
In patient with Kidney diseases, if the Creatinine level is high, like 2 or more, they feel nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite etc. In Ayurveda, for Diabetic nephropathy, has very effective herbal medicines. It is helpful maintain normal Kidney function and also prevents renal hypotrophy. Please let me know her Serum Creatinine, Hb and HBA1C also. Diabetic nephropathy is a treatable condition, we are here at Kerala only using herbal medicines to manage Kidney diseases.
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