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What is aged care?

What is aged care?

Aged Care is Broad: Aged care is broad in scope and very open to many definitions. In essence, it is is an approach to the patient that is transitioning from independance to dependance on others based upon infirmities and extraneous (environmental/social) conditions. The age in years is arbitrary becasue many disease processes (such as als) accelerate the "aging" process of the individual. ...Read more

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What are MedTime cards?

Not sure but could: You be referring to cards which show your medication and the times they should be taken???


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How does carbo load work?

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Glycogen: Extra glucose is stored in the liver as glycogen. This is broken down later when in 'starvation' mode. ...Read more

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How can I take care of myself?

How can I take care of myself?

Taking care of self: Eat better, drink water, sleep well, exercise and manage stress...Now how do we get that in a pill right?! :)). ...Read more

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How can I take care my health?

How can I take care my health?

Good to Plan the Day: 21 y/o male asks How can I take care of my health? Shows interest & Concern for Self Fitness & Wellness. Good to Plan one's Day. Wake early, pray if you have a belief, Exercise to kick start the body, eat breakfast, pay attention to every task you have for the day, ask for help if you need it, take lunch break & refresh, Have balanced healthy dinner, shower if you can, sleep well & dream your best ...Read more

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How to take care of a goiater?

See Dr.: Goiters need to be evaluated by an endocrinologist to be properly evluated and the proper treatment follows after the proper diagnosis on the exact nature and type of the goiter. ...Read more

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What is specialized memory care?

What is specialized memory care?

Memory loss care: Nursing homes or adult care centers who have specialized units to better care for patients with memory impairment. These units are safer for patients with memory loss issues and have staff trained to support and care for patients affected with dementia and memory impairments. ...Read more

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Why should I care about manners?

Why should u care?: That's what makes you a human being. ...Read more

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Who wants to be on my care team?

Everyone helps: All of us here on Health Tap want to help, and we share the the responsibilities 24/7. ...Read more

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Epistomy site "how to take care?

Epistomy site "how to take care?

Keep it clean: Keep your perineum clean. Use a squirt bottle with warm water after you use the bathroom and pat dry. The materials used by your doctor or midwife for the stitches typically dissolve on their own. This means that as you heal, the material breaks down and disappears. This can take a few weeks. ...Read more

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How can I take care of this wound?

How can I take care of this wound?

Generally speeeking: Your question needs lots of information. In general keeping it clean moist and protected however people call different things wounds so if this is big or non healing I would show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why must I care about flexibility?

Why must I care about flexibility?

Flexibility: Important to allow increased motion and decreased risk of injury to the joint, ligaments, cartilage, and tendons. ...Read more

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How can I best take care of myself?

How can I best take care of myself?

One step at a time!: Get up and move right now! For lunch/dinner only put into your mouth food that you prepare and will promote health. Too busy? It takes planning, but you can start with small steps (not literally) we can help you begin and maintain a plan with tips on healthy living and answers to qs on exercise, healthy diet. I will be working on it along with you. Remember that each fitness break and meal counts. ...Read more

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How can I do take care of my health?

How can I do take care of my health?

Quite simple: A rather broad question, but quite simple. Proper diet, proper weight, daily physical activity and a healthy social environment. 40 minutes of brisk activity (walking) at least 3-4 times weekly, proper diet is self explanatory, weight that is appropriate for your height and healthy social activity dependent on your cultural and social background and environment. ...Read more

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Is tapioca more of a carbo or fibre?

Is tapioca more of a carbo or fibre?

Tapioca is mainly: Carb; 1 cup has 544 cal, 1 g fiber; also contains folic acid, iron, calcium, omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids; it's low in saturated fat, cholesterol, & sodium. ...Read more

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How much time does pallitive care last?

How much time does pallitive care last?

Varies.: Nowadays, palliative care places more emphasis on the goals and efficacy of the modalities used for the patients in question, and less emphasis on time. Palliative care is about making a terminally ill patient comfortable and maximizing his/her quality of life left. ...Read more

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How to take care of my health at age 22?

How to take care of my health at age 22?

Easy but expensive: Proper diet, adequate exercise and rest + a job or situation that brings a sense of fulfillment and happiness. ...Read more

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How important is long term follow-up care?

How important is long term follow-up care?

Very important in: Varying conditions. Indications for additional treatment and for types of rehabilitation are made by extended follow-up and results can definitely improve in many conditions where there is long-term follow-up. ...Read more

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How to discipline a child who doesn't care?

How to discipline a child who doesn't care?

Difficult: This can be a tough situation. Children who "don't care" may do so for a variety of reasons: behavioral, emotional, biological, or situational. A good suggestion would be to have you and your child talk to a counselor or therapist to get an outside perspective on the situation. It would also be good to have you child get a good physical exam to eliminate possible health concerns. I wish you well. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my weight situation?

How can I take care of my weight situation?

Diet and excercise: Hello soundake. By Diet and daily excercise. You need to cut your daily calorie intake by decreasing meal portions and avoiding fried food and concentrated sweets. Appetite suppressants and starch blockers can help you in decreasing you calori intake. Keeping your daily calori intake low persistently with 20 min of excercise every day is very important and should translate into weight loss. ...Read more

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Your credit card processing is not working.

Your credit card processing is not working.

Wrong place to post: This is a forum for asking doctors questions at no charge. There is another section of the site for paid consultations. None of us here have anything to do with credit card processing.
I am sure there is another place on this vast site for you to contact the administrators but this is not it.
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Why most people do not care about nutrition?

Why most people do not care about nutrition?

Some do!: Some people do care about nutrition. They educate themselves & feed their bodies for long-term health. Others feel that if results aren't immediate, why bother? Habits with food, alcohol, drugs, and exercise require commitment to change. Dietary interventions often take at least 3-6 months to show effects in how you feel, so for a time you're operating on faith. Many say it's worth it, though. ...Read more

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What kind of follow-up care should I expect?

Clarify: Sorry, we can't see what condition you're asking about. Please retry with more detail. ...Read more

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How would care for my cut without supplies?

How would care for my cut without supplies?

Depends: If a small shallow cut, clean it with warm soapy water and apply a topical antiseptic and bandaid if you have one. If a deep cut then go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Tell about my haire is fall. How I can care?

Tell about my haire is fall. How I can care?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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How can someone care for their cultural health?

How can someone care for their cultural health?

What's that?: "Cultural health" is a movement to educate physicians, nurses, and other caregivers about how to communicate effectively with people whose cultures have different ideas, attitudes, practices and behaviors. While terminology may vary -- certainly ideologies with respect to "culture" do -- I'm not aware that one has healthy or unhealthy "culture". Focus on understanding others, it's a good thing. ...Read more

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Why don't men want to take care of their health?

Why don't men want to take care of their health?

Denial: Men tend to put up with early symptoms of health disorders and they don't want to disrupt their daily routine. Women are more cautious and sensitive to their bodily needs and will see help earlier. Mostly it is a matter of education. ...Read more

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How can I help take care of myself if I have mg?

How can I help take care of myself if I have mg?

Educate yourself: Educate yourself about the disease and follow up with a neurologist on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Why do I need to put card number in sssooo much?

Not sure what your: Question is? This doesn't sound like an actual medical question. May wish to ask the Healthtap administrative staff this question. ...Read more

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What is main hazards and solutions in care home?

What is main hazards and solutions in care home?

Greed and mean sprit: Most of the ' care homes ' provide remarkable service to the residents, how ever due in spite of tight gov. Controls few greedy owners, mean spirited employes, occasion harm will happen, solution need a commission not few lines on this form. ...Read more

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Do people who self pay have to pay more for care?

Do people who self pay have to pay more for care?

Payment for services: Generally a therapist has a set rate for their services. However, when a therapist accepts insurance, they agree to a "negotiated rate" from the insurance company. This is the same as when you buy anything from a consolidator (airline tickets), wholesaler (buying group) or association (discounted service). The fee charged is the same, the amount paid may be different. ...Read more

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Crowns can last 40 years or more with proper care?

Crowns can last 40 years or more with proper care?

Possibly...: ... but your expectations may be a bit high. Dental restorations can be considered durable goods, reasonable expected to last a good amount of time, but not last a lifetime. Cars, televisions, refrigerators, and the like can last many years, but there comes a point where they break and need to be replaced. Proper care will increase longevity but not guarantee a lifetime of use. ...Read more

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How of I take care of chocolate cravings at night.

How of I take care of chocolate cravings at night.

Cravings vs CRAVINGS: I agree with dr. Baker's response, if what you are describing are mild cravings ; his advice works. If you are not able to moderate your intake, you may be a compulsive overeater ; chocolate may be your "drug of choice." take the self test on the overeaters anonymous website, www. Oa.Org. If your problem is of that kind, clear your home of problem foods ; try oa meetings. ...Read more

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What shoud l care since I am over 40 years old now?

What shoud l care since I am over 40 years old now?

Life style: Over 40 or under, we can maximize our chances for good health by eating a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean protein and good fat, getting sufficient rest and enjoying regular exercise. ...Read more

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