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Bp Checking Device
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Will an oral device prevent my husband's snoring due to apnea? I've been trying to get him to get something done to stop his snoring, and I'm pretty sure he has apnea. He won't go get it checked out though, and I thought maybe telling him about oral devic
Don't exist: There are no reliable glucose meters that work without getting a drop of blood. Some advertisements will say "i don't need to stick my finger". What they don't say is that you have to stick somewhere else, like your forearm, to get blood. There are glucose sensors that place a small sensor under the skin and continuously monitor sugars but you still need to calibrate them twice daily with blood. ...Read more
Does it make sense to periodically check your blood sugar with a home device even if you don't have diabetes or prediabetes?
Not really: Hi. Unless you are at increased risk of developing diabetes, checking periodically at home is of no value. Finger stick blood glucose is not approved for diagnosis (diagnosis is based on serum glucose results), and non-medical people wouldn't know how to interpret the data. If you are obese, have a family history of type 2, have/had gestational diabetes, are high risk ethnic, etc, get screened ...Read more
Is there a device I could buy to check the total electromagnetic energy around my home? Like a thermometer, but for radiation?
EMF: Geiger counters measure ionizing radiation like alpha, beta, gamma, and x-rays. They do not measure elf or other electromagnetic fields from microwaves or electronic devices; for those, you need a gauss meter, which range in price from a few hundred $$ to several thousand, depending on size, sensitivity, fields to be monitored. Http://www. Biof. Com/onlinestore/safetech. Asp? Redirect=yes may be start. ...Read more
Other tests used to measure ef include cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging (mri), computed tomography (ct), and nuclear medicine scans
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Are there any side effects of using lip plumping device for improving looks, I wanted to check this before considering buying one thanks?
Lip Plumping: Over-the-counter lip plumper products use an irritant that causes the lips to swell temporarily, giving a fuller, pouty appearance. But while you want that "bee stung" look, you don't want the inflammatory reaction of a real bee sting. Some of the ingredients used as an irritant include cinnamon, menthol or mint, ginger, niacin--even chili pepper. These products may cause pain, and a severe rash. ...Read more
After school or time on devices my eye starts to hurt but only the left one. It feels weird/Puffy. Left side of my head also hurts too. Eye check?
Absolutely: Absolutely yes get your eyes checked as it can be convergence insufficiency but other more serious causes must be ruled out. ...Read more
How and where is a device implanted under the skin by an electrophysiologist to do a 30 day monitor of the heart to check for arrhythmias?
It is not: Placed under the skin but on top of the skin and can be removed for showering ...Read more
What should BP be for a 50 y/o male? I don't take meds but have home BP device and it averages 115/61. Exercise regularly with meditteranean diet.
Yes: It does work to help you retrain your behavior when slouching; also try to develop your back muscles (traps/rhomboids) with exercise, and if in any discomfort, try periodic manipulation from a trusted chiropractor to keep the joints mobile. You may contact me at www. Drkusher. Com. ...Read more
Research on people: This is a clinical trial to test a new device in humans. The device could be a new kind of metal rod for back surgery, an Insulin pump, etc. The device must be reasonably safe and the research must be approved by a board dedicated to ensure patient safety (irb). The device is used and compared to similar devices that have been in use. It can take many years to get results. ...Read more
Pain intensity: There is no device currently in use to objectively measure pain. Pain is subjective to the person experiencing it and cannot be accurately be assessed by another person. ...Read more
Muscles and bones: The most important part of good posture is strong muscles and healthy bones. As we age, we lose muscle mass. But studies have shown that supervised, safe weight lifting can have great results, even in extremes of age (85+). Loss of bone density can also lead to a curved spine. Vitamin d is crucial to both muscles and bones. Get your level checked, and get a doctor's clearance for an exercise plan. ...Read more
I don't know if it's due to anxiety but my omron BP device read yesterday 130/109 should I gone to er? This morning I woke up it was 125/88 and about 30 min later sitting up on bed it was 104/76.
Check your machine: No you should not have gone to the er. The er is for life threatening problems of life or limb. If your BP was that high (it sounds like machine error), and you felt ok, you easily could have visited an office later to check your bp. Take your machine to an office and check your BP with their machine and yours. ...Read more
It depends on the orthotic material.
Some orthotics could be modified with the help of a small oven or the heat gun. The heat from those allows them to be corrected by re-molding them. However, the hair dryer may not be hot enough for the vast majority of the good quality materials used in the orthotic manufacturing. ...Read more
It's unlikely that a standard hairdryer will generate enough heat to make adjusting an orthotic possible. However a better question would be are you trying to make an adjustment yourself?
I would recommend you see the prescribing physician for any adjustments. There is a science involved that goes beyond just heating and bending the device. ...Read more
Night-guard is typically recommended by dentists. While wearing in your teeth at night to keep your teeth from grinding. It helps to preserve enamel of your teeth from abrasion as result of grinding during sleep.
It is also recommended for TMJ disorder due to excessive night grinding or bruxism. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: Flutter devices for patients with bronchiectasis (for example cf) should be used to help clear excess thick secretions from the airway. If it takes you one, two or three times daily to keep your secretions manageable, than that is what you do. Best to ask the doctor who prescribed it for you. ...Read more