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Best Frostbite Program
The one that works: The 12-step programs have been very successful. However, there are other methodologies that work. Like most mental health treatments, you must fit the patient to the treatment modality. ...Read more
Education & exercise: Cardiac rehab is a structured program run by medical professionals that includes supervised exercises tailored to your medical and physical condition, education on how to control your risk factors for heart disease. Multiple scientific studies have shown it improve patient outcomes like quality of life, survival, reduced re-hospitalization, better control of cardiac risk factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shopping?: Your question suggests you're having problems with a recalcitrant adolescent. If so, before sending them off to boot camp, you may wish to consider counseling and a visit to your doctor to be sure there no underlying causes for the misbehavior. Drug use is a common problem in this area. As are learning problems. ...Read more
Both might help: Standard approaches, generically, include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Once improvement begins, exercise is next, but key to emphasize that yoga might be beneficial once muscular control has improved. Biggest issue remains prevention of the next event. All my best. ...Read more
Does 62yo need physical for supervised walking, stretching+strengthening (bands/free weights+plate-loaded equip), swimming, water exercise/volleyball ?
Wtloss home delivery: The positives about home delivery are portion control and ease of use.I imagine the companies that deal in home delivery would allow you to purchase a "sample" program to see if the food is to your taste after all, if the food is not to your liking-you will not becommitted to the program. I still advocate one"regular" type family meal per day. Please have your dr evaluate the nutritional content. ...Read more
For depression how to choose a/best tms center/provider & how best to maximize chances of insurance (cigna ppo) paying for it?
Fairly simple: One of the first things is location. Since this is typically 30 treatments in six weeks - m-f, you want some place you can either drive to or have a short stay hotel there for six m-f periods. You can go to www.Neuronetics.Com to search all tms centers in usa who have the neurostar system installed. Payment issues - i will have to answer this in a seperate comment. :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Running is not an essential part of any weight loss program. Change in diet is necessary for weight changes, exercise improves physical health and helps the body to maintain the weight loss. Cardio activities (like running) can burn calories and promote heart health. Select a physical activity enjoy and will stick with. .Efind a partner to increase your chances of success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GE/Olympic Challenge: To get adequate nutrition and activity daily, facebook members were introduced to multiple challenges https://apps.Facebook.Com/healthyshare they are fine but limited in terms of information, and patients should visit several sites. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.Html and american college of sports medicine are sources of credible noncommercial information on fitness, nutrition. ...Read more
Clarify, please: Do you wish to persuade a school to initiate a program? Or, do you wish to start your own? ...Read more
Record every calorie: The best way to stay focused and on track is to count and record your daily caloric intake. There are many phone apps and computer programs that will help you do this (ex, choosemyplate.Gov). You should find out the healthy caloric intake for your current and desired bmi and then make an effort to use your calories wisely (mostly fruits and vegetables, reduce fats, sugars, junk). ...Read more
Aloe vera: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer