November 01, 2009 Archives - Clinical Advisor

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Side effects of autism diet?

Are there any side effects or deficiencies when eliminating casein and gluten from the diet of an autistic patient? How long should a diet trial continue if symptoms persist?

Postsplenectomy follow-up

What advice should be given to a patient who has undergone splenectomy because of trauma? What guidelines do you recommend for both medical and dental follow-up?

The effects of coenzyme Q10 on myopathy

Patients who experience muscle soreness and fatigue while taking the statins seem to get relief by simultaneously ingesting coenzyme Q10 30 mg. Do any clinical studies support use of this complementary medicine?

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