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Do I need to alter my diet?

Do I need to alter my diet?

Depends: Diet depends on your medical conditions and what you want in your body. The usda food guide is a safe way to find balanced nutrition by focusing on the food groups that are most vital to our health. Seek your doctor's help to tailor a diet plan that is personalized just for you and your needs.
http://fnic. Nal. Usda. Gov/nal_display/index. Php? Info_center=4&tax_level=2&tax_subject=256&topic_id=1348. ...Read more

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Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

No: Only people with life-threatening conditions that need to be taken care of immediately - e.g. Epilepsy or a severe allergy that can lead to death in minutes. ...Read more

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Help please? How keep awake and alert to study?

Please check: Heatlh Tap's Tip Taps on this subject. ...Read more

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How to stay concentrated and alert all day long?

How to stay concentrated and alert all day long?

Adequate sleep,: A healthy diet and appropriate exercise. Am not sure why "pregnancy" showed up on the topic tags. However, if you are pregnant, even more reason to avoid any kind of stimulant, including caffeine. A modest amount of caffeine is not harmful, but larger doses - like people using 5 hour energy four times a day - is NOT healthy. If you are having problems with alertness/concentration, see your doctor ...Read more

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What is "fibrosing alverlities" medicines? Pls help me

What is "fibrosing alverlities" medicines? Pls help me

IPF in Europe: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (ipf) is also called cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis in europe. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear some charms attached to your medical alert bracelet?

Is it ok to wear some charms attached to your medical alert bracelet?

Yes: Yes, as long as it doesn't look decorative only in which case it would be overlooked as a medical alert. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ego states and personalities/alters in did?

Terminology: Ego states, personalities, and alters are sometimes used interchangeably. Some question whether the "alters" in did are truly separate personalities/entities existing within an individual, or whether they are simply different states ("ego states") that shift depending on outer circumstance & internal need. The change from multiple personality to dissociative identity d/o shows these questions. ...Read more

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Alfer my thrid chrild I took inpant, since then I ve not seen my pirod. Why?

Alfer my thrid chrild I took inpant, since then I ve not seen my pirod. Why?

Need more info: How long ago did you have your third child? Are you breast feeding? What do you mean by "inpant"? Do you mean implanon? Do you have an iud? ...Read more

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87 which were previously both normal and no meds involved which would alter.

87 which were previously both normal and no meds involved which would alter.

Please restate...: Hi. Would you please restate that in English? Read what you wrote. It's completely unintelligible word salad. Please try again. ...Read more

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How would someone know if they were having an altered state of consciousness?

How would someone know if they were having an altered state of consciousness?

Hallucinations: One way to know you're having an altered state of consciousness is hallucinations, especially paired with intoxication with a substance. Also one could think one has either extremely expanded powers or abilities, or much less ability or worth than usual (delusions). If having such experiences but not in the context of substance use, please see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a medic alert bracelet generally tell you about the person wearing it?

What does a medic alert bracelet generally tell you about the person wearing it?

Medic Alert: Depends on which brand you have. Most will have critical illnesses printed on them and tele # ER can call to get more details. Common ones would be diabetes, seizures, Addison's disease, taking anticoagulants. ...Read more

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If you saw something on a medical alert bracelet, would you know what condition the person has?

If you saw something on a medical alert bracelet, would you know what condition the person has?

Not necessarily: Most medical alert bracelets list a patient's drug allergies. Sometimes they do list specific conditions like diabetes, but not necessarily. ...Read more

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My husband is 34 he just got home from heb said he wasn't feeling well. Checked his vitals 142/91 p 115. his speech is a bit off but alert, suggest?

My husband is 34 he just got home from heb said he wasn't feeling well. Checked his vitals 142/91 p 115. his speech is a bit off but alert, suggest?

Stroke?: A pulse above 100 especially if it is irregular may well be Atrial Fibrillation which requires acute treatment. The speech issue may be a mild stroke from the irregular pulse and a small blood clot embolus. Please go to your nearest ER.

I wish you well. ...Read more

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What is alcer?

What is alcer?

Erosion: An ulcer is an erosion of a lining (stomach lining in gastric ulcers) or the skin (in diabetic ulcers or pressure sites). All ulcers should be evaluated by your doctor as untreated ulcers will often lead to complications. ...Read more

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What does altered mental status mean?

What does altered mental status mean?

AMS: It means that you have an alteration of consciousness and waxing and waning between being clear and confused. ...Read more

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Does spiceyness alter your gallbladder?

Does spiceyness alter your gallbladder?

No: Gallbladder contract due to fats in duodenum. Spicy food could cause inflammation in stomach or duodenum but not much to do w gallbladder. ...Read more

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Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Perhaps: Dopamine input has been implicated in the control of mood and emotion and so it is theoretically possible it loss of dopamine can alter your ability to find things comical. ...Read more

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How long will black coffee keep me alert?

How long will black coffee keep me alert?

Likely several hours: An average cup of coffee would probably keep you going for a few hours. If you drink more coffee all at once, it wouldn't keep you awake longer but would rather stimulate you more, perhaps uncomfortably so, for the same duration. ...Read more

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Is there a listeriosis alert site somewhere?

Is there a listeriosis alert site somewhere?

CDC: Usually the center for disease control website has this information. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is altered mental status?

What sort of problem is altered mental status?

Confusion: Altered mental status is just a medical term for "confusion" which can be caused by a multitude of things. Anything from an infection, to drugs, to electrolyte imbalances and organ failure can all cause altered mental status. ...Read more

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How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

False positives: Variability in results depends on method of test, interpretative skills, patient symptoms. It is not perfect. If gb ejection fraction is low in patient with biliary colic, chronic gall bladder disease /biliary dyskinesia probable. With acute symptoms non visualization of gb means acute cholecystitis, surgical emergency. False positives prolonged fasting, tpn, alcoholism, recent narcotic, pancreatitis ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have altered mental status?

Altered mental state: Altered mental status means that someone thinks your mind and behavior are significantly different than your usual way of being. Common causes are extreme fatigue, medications, alcohol, drugs, toxins, nervous system infections, shock, blood stream infections, diabetes crises, severe low sodium or high glucose, low oxygen, kidney failure, etc. Often you would not be aware of these changes. ...Read more

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Why am I tired in the morning, but alert at night?

Why am I tired in the morning, but alert at night?

It could be from: Sleep deprivation. You are a night owl perhaps.
Ideally we should be getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep.
Have your thyroid function tested.
Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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