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Aquatensen (Overview)

Aquatensen is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Does tai chi help muscle tone?

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Does tai chi help muscle tone?

Yes & balance, too: Tai chi is an excellent exercise that has been shown to increase strength, tone, flexibility & balance in its participants (typically studied in seniors) as well as to decrease falls & hip fractures. ...Read more

Aquatensen (Overview)

Aquatensen is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Has anyone ever helped someone with stiff person syndrome (moersch woltman) find appropriate exercise?

Has anyone ever helped someone with stiff person syndrome (moersch woltman) find appropriate exercise?

Yoga therapy: If you can find a physical therapist that is also trained in restorative yoga, that may help. This can improve flexibility. If you can find a well-trained iyengar yoga specialist and have personal sessions that can also help. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Best pt exercise that helps with unsteady walking?

Best pt exercise that helps with unsteady walking?

Balance training: Balance training on a hemi-ball or one legged can help. There are lots of great balance exercises. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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How to use homeopathic medicine berbris aqua?

How to use homeopathic medicine berbris aqua?

Consult a homeopath: Berberis aquifolium is recommended for acne and other skin conditions used both internally as a tincture (often 10 drops 3x/day) and topically on skin, but how to best use it is individualized; ideally see a homeopath to learn the best way for you to use it. See http://abchomeopathy.Com/r.Php/berb-a and http://www.Homeopathyandmore.Com/forum/viewtopic.Php?P=15259;highlight=. ...Read more

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Has savella (milnacipran) been proven 2 help w/cog dysfunction, from fibro/cfs/chronic pain?

Has savella (milnacipran) been proven 2 help w/cog dysfunction, from fibro/cfs/chronic pain?

Looks promising: There are a number of articles showing milnacipran alone to be somewhat helpful in "fibrofog" and also at least one study suggesting efficacy of milnacipran added to pregabalin. Your results may vary, good luck! ...Read more

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Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Yoga is good: What are your goals? If you are worried about your bone density, then would focus on weight bearing exercise. Yoga is a good exercise in general and definitely activates the muscles as well so would be good for you. Would also consider adding in some light weighttraining as well. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Simple MSK?: Yoga helps a variety of problems, including balance, muscle imbalances, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, mood porblems, and many more. I encourage you to give it a try--many studios have introductory packages. Each instructor and class has their own feeling, so try a few before you lay out a lot of money. ...Read more

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What is aquatic physical therapy; who uses it?

What is aquatic physical therapy; who uses it?

Exercise in a pool: Pool therapy is generally used for people who can't tolerate land based physical therapy. The water lessens the load gravity puts on the body. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Is venus statis assiciated with lupus?

Is venus statis assiciated with lupus?

No: Venous stasis is more associated with vascular ( circulation) problems. If you are concerned about lupus, you can talk to your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

No: Over hundreds of years, the medical field has tried hundreds of things to cure scoliosis. This has included strengthening exercises, physical therapy, chiropractic care, estim, traction, yoga, pilates, and many other things. Nothing has ever been shown to help. Mild cases don't usually need treatment. Severe cases need surgery. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Methyclothiazide (Definition)

Methyclothiazide is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more