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Restless Leg Syndrome

Q: My mom suffers from what the doctors believe is restless leg syndrome. She was prescribed a prescription which costs $130.00 for 30 days. She does not have RX coverage so my question is: Are there...
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Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 5/9/2009
Category: General Health

Borderline Type 2 Diabetes, Borderline Rising Cholesterol Levesand Hypertension And

Q: Dr. Passero, I was told that I have borderline Type 2 Diabetes because my fasting blood sugar levels were between 130 and 150 and Blood Pressure in the 130-140s/80-90s and a rise in my cholesterol...
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Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 12/11/2008
Category: General Health

Arthritis Pain

Q: I have ostioporosses and arthritis in the hip I have alot of pain now that extends to the lower back also with a burning sensation cant walk stand or sit 6 tylonols so far not working. Help
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My advice would be to get started on an aggressive dietary and supplemental approach to reducing inflammation and supporting joint structure.

From a dietary... Read More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 8/19/2008
Category: General Health

Selenium Recalls

Q: ConsumerLab.com is reporting recalls due to Selenium Toxicity issues. Should we become more vigilant with all supplementary Selenium intakes?
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I am unaware of this exact report and what aspect of supplementation was leading to the toxicity.  What I do know is that it is possible to have toxicity with certain... Read More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 8/19/2008
Category: General Health

Low Energy/Fatigue

Q: I am 35 years old and I used to be very energetic and full of life. Lately I have noticed significantly decreased energy, I rely more and more on caffeine, and also joints that ache constantly. I...
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Dear Christine, 

This is not an uncommon complaint.  Many people start to feel at a young at that... Read More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 8/11/2008
Category: General Health

Difference In Good Quality Cayenne Vs Poor Quality

Q: Hello, I was having a discussion with my family members and they said all cayenne is the same as far as quality of the product. I told them that I disagreed and that you can get good quality...
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Anytime you are discussing the quality of a botanical or vitamin product there will be variation in regards to the quality.  Many different... Read More »

Answered by: Dr. Kevin Passero
Date: 7/25/2008
Category: General Health