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What is aerospace medicine? What is it used for?

What is aerospace medicine? What is it used for?

See below: Aerospace medicine is the study of the human body and it's reactions to conditions at altitude and in space. Especially used in the air force and nasa. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Grindstaff
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Addiction Medicine (Definition)

Drug abuse and pain management. Many different specialists may focus in this area, including psychiatrists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, and occupational medicine. Complex area, as this could involve rehab, drug withdrawal, and ultimate revision of medicines and treatment. Could include focus on opioids, recreational drugs such as marijuana or cocaine, but in some ...Read more


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What is aerospace medicine or what they do I know the navy and air force has it but what is it?

What is aerospace medicine or what they do I know the navy and air force has it but what is it?

Flight Medicine: Aerospace physicians are called Flight Surgeons and specialize in medical care of military personnel who serve as aircrew (pilots, flight engineers etc). They are experts in knowing which medical conditions are compatible with performing flying duties and also possess knowledge of occupational medicine and public health. RAM (residency in aerospace medicine) is available to AF and Navy docs. ...Read more

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Why do medicines expire?

Why do medicines expire?

Safety: Some may become less effective over time and other's may have adverse effects when expired. ...Read more

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Sex enhancing medicines?

Sex enhancing medicines?

For what purpose?: Libido? Erectile function? Premature ejaculation? "sex enhancing" seems to me to be a very broad topic. Best to chat w/your family doc to figure out what's wrong. Then consider appropriate treatment. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/libido, http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/erectile%20dysfunction & http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/premature%20ejaculation. ...Read more

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What medicine to eat to cold?

What medicine to eat to cold?

Antihistamines: A cold is a viral infection, usually resolves on its own. People take medicines to resolve symptoms. Cough medicine like Guaifenesin and antihistamines like cetirizine, fexofenadine, loratidine, are commonly used for drainage, warm salt water rinses may help with the sore throat. If it doesn't improve seek a doctor. ...Read more

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In medicine what does oth mean?

In medicine what does oth mean?

Not a standard: Abbreviation. I really have no idea. Can you put it in context ? Where did you see it? If I'm making up things...obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy? Of the heart? Odd tooth brushing habits? Short for Other? ...Read more

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Do homoeopathic medicines work?

Do homoeopathic medicines work?

Yes, I do: It depends on the patient, the problem, and the skill of the homeopath in taking the case, though. Some problems are not appropriate to treat primarily with homeopathy, and doing this will be both ineffective and possibly unsafe. I've personally worked with many patients not helped through conventional means, and witnessed their gradual recovery. I've had positive results in my own health too. ...Read more

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I want medicine for height gain?

I want medicine for height gain?

See a physician : That type of treatment has to be carefully administered by a physician. Please see one that specializes in endocrinology. ...Read more

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What's substance or drug misuse?

What's substance or drug misuse?

Definition: The dsm-iv-tr has very specific criteria for substance abuse or substance dependence. Substance misuse, however, is not well defined but often the term is used when a person is engaging in maladaptive behaviors with regard to a substance that does not meet full criteria for abuse or dependence. Getting help before the problem worsens is key. Aa/na and sponsor and getting treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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How bad is taking the drug acid?

How bad is taking the drug acid?

Psychologic effect: By acid, I assume you mean LSD. LSD can produce psychological effects and altered sense of reality. Remember the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds? The song is reportedly describes the effects of LSD. While it is not physically additive, using LSD on a regular basis, the hallucinogenic effect of drug can make it difficult for the user to have any normal sense of reality. So avoid use. ...Read more

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What add medicine works the best?

What add medicine works the best?

ADHD?: Do you mean medication for the attention deficit type of adhd? If so there is not one best medication or dose of medication. The class of medications which is most effective is the stimulant class but you should see a doc with experience with adhd to decide and also consider psychotherapy approaches including awareness training. Also adhd is often associated with other issues such as anxiety. ...Read more

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Do you hyprrtensive drugs forever.

Do you hyprrtensive drugs forever.

Yes most of the time: It depends but after life style modification like loosing weight, salt restriction.Dash diet, exercisising regularly do not help control elevated blood pressure.Once drugs are started and tolerated they need to be taken all your life in most cases.Of course there are rarely exception as life style modification may be successful and drugs may be reduced in dosage or stopped under medical supervision. ...Read more

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What medicine works best for cold?

What medicine works best for cold?

Medicine isn't alway: Needed. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Could I take 3 medicines together?

Usually: Most medications do not cross react. Your prescribing doctor should know all you are taking to avoid giving you a problematic medication. The pharmacist commonly will detect such problems. Mostly they are uncommon. ...Read more

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Can you perscribe medicine online?

Can you perscribe medicine online?

No: Prescriptions can not be written. This is a patient education forum. It seems that you have some important conditions that need an expert physician talk to you face to face and then recommend most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Whats the best medicine for a cold?

Whats the best medicine for a cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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How many drugs are counterfeit now?

How many drugs are counterfeit now?

Serious problem: There are many entry points into the drug distribution channels and the fda cannot be everywhere. Many drugs are so expensive that unethical manufacturers have produced ineffective imitations that can be either dangerous or have no drug in them. We have to trust our pharmacists and the good work of regulators but there is a risk. The actual percentage is only a guess. ...Read more

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What medicine can I use for migren.

What medicine can I use for migren.

Migraine headaches: There are a few causes of headache. One of them is called a migraine. True migraines are severe, often on one side of the head, and often associated with nausea and vomiting. People with headaches often get relieve with aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, and similar drugs that are called non-steroidal antiiflammatory agents. There are specific treatments for migraine, that require a prescription. ...Read more

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How do you know your medicine works?

How do you know your medicine works?

Symptom relief: Of this all depends on what the medication is treating but, symptom relief is a strong indicator of response to medication. ...Read more

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Who has cheaper drugs--us or canada?

Who has cheaper drugs--us or canada?

Usually Canada: Typically drug prices for non generic medications are lower in canada than in the us. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for a cold?

What is the best medicine for a cold?

Initial Cold Therapy: Most upper respiratory infections have a viral etiology. The symptoms should be treated with antipyretics (i.e., tylenol), additional rest, and copious fluid (water) consumptions per day. The symptoms usually resolve within 7-10 days. If they do not, or a fever ensues, you should seek the evaluation of your family physician/ internal medicine physician asap. ...Read more

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Please help with script for medicine?

Script: The only person that can make changes to a script is the prescriber. If you only need a refill, your prescriber’s office will be best to further assist. ...Read more

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Tell me about personalized medicine.?

Tell me about personalized medicine.?

Individualized: Its a general term where medical decisions are more individualized. It can mean a few different things practically. Perhaps clinicians need to focus on what will work for that person instead of what works for the population. Once we underestand the human genome more, it can truly personalized. ...Read more

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Wat is de best drug for losin weight?

Wat is de best drug for losin weight?

No such thing: There are no medications, supplements, or other products that lead to real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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Is beechams medicine good for a cold?

Is beechams medicine good for a cold?

All: Natural remedy. Was thought to be a cure all. It will not hurt you to give it a try. But srink lots of water and rest. Will work well also ...Read more

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The best medicine for womiting baby ?

The best medicine for womiting  baby ?

No medicine!: Best thing for babies is to figure out why they are vomiting. Is it too much breast milk or formula at a time. Is it reflux? Is it an allergy. Or are they sick. All babies spit up and it can be big! but if sick, or have a fever under 2 months of age, or recurring vomiting, be seen instead of using a medicine. ...Read more

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Where can medicine be safely disposed?

Where can medicine be safely disposed?

Pharmacy take-back: Many pharmacies and health care practices now offer "take-back" programs. See teleosis.Org for more information on this type of program. Do not flush down the toilet or simply toss in the trash. ...Read more

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What does "pro rata" mean in medicine?

Pro rata: in proportion - never heard in used in medicine. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for acidity?

What is the best medicine for acidity?

In stomach? : Antacids & if a big problem for u c ur pcp 4 possible medication 2 help. ...Read more

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Is it okay to split drug pills in half?

Is it okay to split drug pills in half?

Generally yes: Any solid pill can be split in half and some actually have a score built in for this purpose. This can be a way to lower the cost as the larger pill frequently costs less than two smaller pills. Capsules cannot be split, as the contents spill out uncontrollably although capsules can be opened and the contents put in a slurry for ingestion if the capsule cannot be swallowed. ...Read more

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What drugs affect the skeletal systems?

What drugs affect the skeletal systems?

Meds affect bones: Many meds affect the skeleton. Some drugs may thin the bones as an unwanted side effect (steroids such as cortisone and the anti-seizure meds are most famous for doing this). Also, smoking and longterm alcohol use thin the bones. But there are other meds we use specifically to build bone in people with osteoporosis. Bones are changing all the time, and are affected by what we put in our bodies. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation (Definition)

Physical medicine and rehabilitation or physiatry is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that limit a person's ability to take care of themselves, work, or participate in society. In other words, it focuses on medical problems that affect how people move, walk, or interact with each other (most commonly muscle, bone, ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Adolescent Medicine (Definition)

Is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of pediatric patients who are in the adolescent period of development. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of gynecology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition, dermatology and psychology. The high prevalence issues during this period are: std, birth control, menstrual & eating disorders, ...Read more