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I was wondering what medications are best for someone who has an enlarged heart? My boyfriend Damien cannot afford the medication that was prescribed

I was wondering what medications are best for someone who has an enlarged heart? My boyfriend Damien cannot afford the medication that was prescribed

If he has a: cardiomyopathy and that is what you mean by an enlarged heart he should minimally be on evidence based medicine. The two major medicines he should be on are generic and cheap. (Metoprolol succinate and Lisinopril) There are alternative medicines that would add additional benefit for him but some of these are new and expensive. At the very least he should be on the above ones I said. Talk to his MD ...Read more

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Would like any and all info about dariers white disease?

Would like any and all info about dariers white disease?

Dariers Disease: Darier disease is a skin condition characterized by wart-like blemishes on the body. The blemishes are usually yellowish in color, hard to the touch, mildly greasy, and can emit a strong odor. The most common sites for blemishes are the scalp, forehead, upper arms, chest, back, knees, elbows, and behind the ear. The mucous membranes can also be affected, with blemishes on the roof of the mouth. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people have darier's disease? How common is this?

Darier disease: "Darier disease occurs worldwide with a prevalence of 1 to 4 per 100, 000." See: http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/darier-disease ...Read more

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Sometimes my visiom darkens. It seems as if the whole room gets darker and kind of hazy. What could be the cause of this?

Sometimes my visiom darkens. It seems as if the whole room gets darker and kind of hazy. What could be the cause of this?

Multiple: There could be multiple causes of what you are describing. Some may be very dangerous, even vision threatening but given your age most would not be as concerning. I would suggest a good ophthalmologic evaluation. ...Read more

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How effective is damiana?

Turnera diffusa: Probably about 40 to 60%, depending on your bodyweight, and the preparations concentration. Beware if you live in the state of louisiana because it's already illegal. Expect other states to follow. Big pharma does not want herbal substitutes for their big dollar products. ...Read more

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Why does the sun darken skin?

Why does the sun darken skin?

Reaction: The sun reacts with the melanin already in your skin. Depending on your genetic makeup and race will determine how dark you will get. You have to have enough of the melanin in you skin for it to react to the sun and to get tan or darker skin tone. Some people only blister and peel but do not have enough melanin to actually tan. ...Read more

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Hot room can cause skin to darken?

Hot room...: ...Will cause flushing and sweating as your body tries to get rid of excess heat. The flushing will stop when you leave the room and cool off. Heat will not change your skin color. ...Read more

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Are there any studies on dariers disease being done in mn?

Are there any studies on dariers disease being done in mn?

Perhaps Mayo Clinic: I could not find a study of this genetic, skin disease in mn but recommend contacting the department of dermatology, mayo clinic college of medicine, rochester, mn, and asking if a study of darier's disease is currently underway there or elsewhere in mn. Also of interest may be this link: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/sites/ga? Disorder=darier%20disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does your skin darken as we get older or just looks that way due to freckles?

Does your skin darken as we get older or just looks that way due to freckles?

May: Sun exposure over time will have an effect of causing born discoloration as well as formation of redness from dilated blood vessels. This is treatable with laser or lipl. ...Read more

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Do all orthodontists that provide the damon system provide the clear ones as well?

Depends on the ortho: Each provider chooses the techniques that are appropriate for each individual patient and will also use the technique (s) that the individual dentist is most familiar and comfortable using. There are many techniques available these days. They range from fixed metal or clear attachments and wires, and clear removable aligners. Each technique has it's pros and cons and must be tailored to your needs. ...Read more

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Would like to know if any doctors out there are doing any studies on dariers white disease?

Would like to know if any doctors out there are doing any studies on dariers white disease?

Darier's Disease: Please see the following website which was. Written by author: dr amy stanway mbchb,
department of dermatology, health waikato, private bag 3200, hamilton, new zealand. Perhaps you could contact her there.
www. Dermnetnz. Org/scaly/darier. Html
clinical trial:
principal investigator: philip fleckman, md university of washington

ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/darier-disease
look under clinical trials. Gov and click on the link to study information. Two studies been completed and the status of the third one led by philipp fleckman-is not currently known. ...Read more

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Do weight train with a lot of weight (the kind that makes ppl look at you and say"damn that is not right for a woman") makes women bulky?

Do weight train with a lot of weight (the kind that makes ppl look at you and say"damn that is not right for a woman") makes women bulky?

U R referring 2 body: Building. This is a completely different type of training than a weight training for strength. Also a woman can do weigh training that makes U defined but not look like the Hulk. U would appear"BUFF", not bulky ...Read more

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Using transitions glasses (those that darken with sunlight) may cause damages in my eyesight? I want to know if using transitions glasses may cause ph

Using transitions glasses (those that darken with sunlight) may cause damages in my eyesight? I want to know if using transitions glasses may cause ph

Sunglasses are good: Anything that blocks ultraviolet light from reaching your eyes and eyelids is good. There is no evidence that the Transitions lenses are bad for you. Wear them and don't worry. ...Read more

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Do age spots darken?

Do age spots darken?

Possibly: Yes they can but you must consult a doctor to make sure it is not undergoing a malignant change. ...Read more

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What causes nipples to darken?

What causes nipples to darken?

Nipple/ areola: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues & increases in size. The Montgomery glands on the areola become larger.
For some women, the areola returns to their pre-pregnancy size – but not for all.

Although the color of areola may lighten after pregnancy, it is unlikely to to return to pre-pregnancy coloration.
http://pregnancy. Lovetoknow. Com/wiki/Changes_in_Areola_When_Pregnant ...Read more

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Will smoking damiana leaf produce a high?

Will smoking damiana leaf produce a high?

Not known.: Most pot heads don't think it produces a high. Ancient mexicans mixed it with tequila for the first margarita, & thought of it as an aphrodisiac. They didn't smoke it though, it was brewed in teas and mixed with sugar or liquor. Damiana is illegal in lousiana. ...Read more

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Does shea butter lightens the skin or darkens it?

Does shea butter lightens the skin or darkens it?

Neither: Shea butter is an excellent moisturizer, but it neither lightens nor darkens the skin. ...Read more

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Should I always try to darken room even if taking a nap?

Should I always try to darken room even if taking a nap?

Not necessary: The room does not need to be dark when you are taking a nap, unless the light prevents you from falling asleep. ...Read more

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I have darken skin. Can u pls assist with effective recipe?

I have darken skin. Can u pls assist with effective recipe?

Age spots: Best to avoid getting them---avoid prolonged sun exposure and to use sunscreen frequently.
Home remedies for age spots include: lemon juice--citric acid-- fades the spots, apple cider vinegar--horseradish to name a few. According to the AA of Dermatology, age spots are formed due to prolonged exposure to the sun. Sun rays tend to cause deposition of melanin at a localized area, which leads age spot ...Read more

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Have you ever heard of darier's disease and if so do you know any good treatments?

Have you ever heard of darier's disease and if so do you know any good treatments?

Darier's disease: Read "Keratosis Follicularis (Darier Disease) Treatment & Management" at http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1107340-treatment ...Read more

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What to do if I there anyway I can make my hair longer faster and make it silkier even when its damged alot?

What to do if I there anyway I can make my hair longer faster and make it silkier even when its damged alot?

Healthy hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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How do I know if I will hace a minor stroke again? I had a stroke last trae on may and a minor stroke on october dame year

How do I know if I will hace a minor stroke again? I had a stroke last trae on may and a minor stroke on october dame year

Need eval: If you are 43 and having strokes, you need a full work up of possible causes including autoimmune diseases, diseases of increaed blood clotting, echocardiogram and extensive lab work. When you find cause then you can figure out likelihood of more recurrences. ...Read more

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