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How can I get my mom to care?

How can I get my mom to care?

Care for what: Is she depressed or fed-up? Maybe she cares but not the way you expect her to. As a vague question, this is a vague answer. Ask her what is wrong and either she or you or both should go into counseling. ...Read more

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How to help my mom gain weight?

How to help my mom gain weight?

You can share info: W her about how to gain weight. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, . ...Read more

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How to gain your mom trust back?

How to gain your mom trust back?

Time and trust: Re-establishing trust takes time, and develops with consistency in how those in the relationship interact and respond to one another's needs. It might be worth having a heart to heart talk with your mom about how the loss of trust has impacted you and what it really means to you. You might also inquire from her perspective what is needed to rebuild trust and how loss of trust affects her. ...Read more

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What to do if my mom is delusional?

What to do if my mom is delusional?

Professional Help: There are both physical and psychiatric reasons why somebody might be delusional. There are also conditions with delusions that can be successfully treated. A physical check up and a psychiatric consultation are in order ...Read more

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What happens if my moms kidneys fail?

What happens if my moms kidneys fail?

Kidney failure: If your mom's kidneys fail, she will need to start some sort of dialysis, peritoneal (pd) or hemodialysis (h). If she is young enough and in good physical condition, she may be able to have a renal transplant from a member of her family. Although starting dialysis is a life-changing event, many patients lead productive lives on it. Good luck with your mom. ...Read more

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How can I get my mom to be healthier?

How can I get my mom to be healthier?

Be A Partner: We all have flaws and could be healthier if we just lost a few pounds, stopped smoking, took our medicine, etc. Nagging doesn't help. People become healthier when they are motivated to make changes and sustain those changes for themselves. Ideas: cook a tasty, healthy meal together, go for a walk together every week, celebrate little changes. ...Read more

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Help, what to do if my mom passes out?

Help, what to do if my mom passes out?

See doctor: There may be a simple explanation for this; however, nothing can replace a good history and physical examination by your doctor. Some of the causes could suggest warning signs of something dangerous. They can determine whether you need further testing or referral to a cardiologist or neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What's a normal temperature for my mom?

What's a normal temperature for my mom?

Temperature.: I don't know any of the relevant medical information for your mother. In general if an adult has a temperature of 104 or greater, they should seek medical evaluation. However, if they have serious symptoms, they may need medical care well below 104. ...Read more