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1

chronic cholecystitis can be due to

food allergy

2

biliary dyskinesia can be due to

lack of exercise - causing sludge and stone

3

what does WBC in post-prostate exam urine suggest

inflammation of the prostate

4

what herb is very specific for pelvic pain, esp accompanied by anxiety

piper methysticum (kava)

5

foeniculum vulgare

fennel
carminative: relieves flatulence

6

trifolium pratense

red clover
phytoestrogen and anticancer

7

often, the root cause of chronic pelvic pain syndrome is _____ which is best treated by ___

-increased intestinal permeability : food intolerance triggering inflammation and causing urothelial permeability

-removing the triggers and healing leaky gut

8

levofloxacin

antibiotic - floroquinolone

9

chron's disease medications

budesonide and mesalamine oral medications

10

what is associated with ileal chrons disease more than chrons of the colon

cigarette smoking

11

centella asiatica

GOTU KOLA
immunomodulator and antifibrotic

12

artemisia annua

wormwood
antimalarial and antiparasitic

13

lobelia inflata

indian tobacco
strong spasmolytic
alkaloids:
wet cough

do not use with dry cough , hypertension, pregnancy or lactation

14

what has been showed to decrease vitamin D activation

obesity

15

herbs that help with glucose control

-cinnamon
-panax quinquefolius
(american ginseng)
-gymnema
-vanadium : elemental: diabetes

16

insulin sensitizing

berberine

17

high CRP and high ferritin

increased systemic inflammation

18

bells palsy/facial nerve palsy

dropping in the corner of the mouth, facial asymmetry, eyebrow droop, loss of forehead and nasolabial folds, tearing, inability to close the eye and hold lips together, difficulty eating and talking, facial muscle atrophy

19

worry of new onset intermittent tinnitus

acoustic neuroma,
early and small could be missed on MRI

20

where do acoustic neuromas most commonly occur

internal auditory canal of temporal bone
-can compress facial nerve

21

what do trigenimal nerve palsies typically cause

loss of sensation

signs of otitis media - hearing loss, fullness in ear

22

hypoglossal nerve palsy

rare and cause tongue to deviate to side of lesion
tongue atrophy
severely impaired speech

23

ramsay hunt syndrome

conplication of shingles
affects facial nerve
painful red rash with fluid filled blisters in and around one ear

24

hypericum perforatum

st johns wort
-antiviral
-herpes simplex virus

25

treatment for patients with idiopathic bells palsy

corticosteroids

26

both sides of brain control what part of face

upper

27

right side of brain controls what side of face

left lower side

left side of brain controls right lower side

28

lower motor lesion of facial nerve impairs

upper facial function

29

what type of paralysis is classic for upper motor lesion

spastic paralysis

30

what is the criteria used to diagnose IBS

ROME III

abdominal pain at least 3d/mon in the past 3 months associated with change in stool form and frequency with onset more than 6 months prior to diagnsosi
frewuent bloatinf and loose stools

food intolerance usually associated