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31 years experience in Psychiatry
Self mutilation: Talk to a therapist, and soon.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Overeat: Each person is different. Talk to a behavioral therapist or cognitive psychologist to find your individual triggers and learn to quench them and make ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Track triggers: Keep a headache diary so you can isolate your triggers and therefore avoid them. Be aware of certain foods, stress, light, lack of sleep, and times of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience in Psychiatry
PTSD help: Work with a mental health professional experienced treating PTSD. Triggers are highly individual, can be multi-sensory, occur while awake or asleep, e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Proper treatment with a maintenance medication and or exercise with a gradual warm up period can avoid events. No kid should be forced to live a life ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
GERD control: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Actually it is more helpful to avoid certain foods that may trigger your migraines. These foods vary from person to person.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience in Psychiatry
Stimulating: Anything with caffeine. For some people, artificial sweeteners or food dyes may cause anxiety.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Corn and asthma: If you are allergic to corn, it may trigger your asthma. The best way to prevent the situation is to stay away from corn and corn products.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Gluten & sugar free : Stop eating wheat, barley, rye, and sugar. After a few days, you should start feeling better - even if you didn't feel bad to begin with. No one ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Near any positive lifestyle changes can result in some degree of prevention of diabetes 2.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Anything: This is a very individualized but real thing. Many people have migraines because of food. If you think this may be a problem for you, start keeping ... Read More
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Backache: Proper posture, good diet and regular exercise are the best to adopt. Care with lifting heavy/extra heavy objects.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Distraction: Find another healthy activity to replace them - eat healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables throughout the day. Drink lots of water.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
A few cause most: About 90% of serious food allergies caused by immune mechanisms come from a few foods: milk, egg, soy, wheat, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Medicine: Allergy medicine can lessen allergy symptoms while allergy shots can help induce tolerance but avoidance of the allergen still is the best approach es ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Supraventricular tachycardia (svt) is largely caused by heart disease, heart failure, thyroid disease, congenital abnormalities or trauma. Svt is a b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience in Neurology
This in individual: Food triggers vary from one migraineur to another. Common examples may include alcoholic beverages, certain aged cheeses, chocolate, yeasty breads, c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stay indoors or move: You cannot control the environment or air pollution. For chronic smog, you need to wear mask while outdoors. To avoid smog, you need to stay indoors a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes Prevention: The things you mention are certainly good ways to stay healthy in general. If you are already pre-diabetic, the data shows us that 30 minutes of mode ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes and no: Betablockers do not prevent atrial fib. It's rare to be able to identify a true trigger. Paroxysmal atrial fib occurs unpredictably . Caffeine and nic ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Of what?: You will have to tell us what flare ups you are talking about so that we can answer your question. Please resubmit question.
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