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Could it happen that a person using insulin to control diabetes still have a cdl license with passenger endorsement?
How many questions on the questionnaire for depression must be endorsed as 2 or 3 to require administration of the PHQ-8?
That depends: I'm not sure which questionnaire you're referring to here (The MDQ is developed as a bipolar disorder screening tool), but the most common way to universally look (screen) for depression in adults is to begin with the PHQ-2, and if either answer is positive, it would then be routine practice to administer a PHQ-9 to consider a diagnosis of depression. ...Read more
No: Hi. High cholesterol may increase risk of heart attack, stroke, and peripheral arterial disease, but it does not affect the endocrine system adversely or cause a "hormone imbalance" (a completely worthless term and concept, by the way). Get a lipid profile to see what is high. If it's LDL (and maybe VLDL) and/or if HDL is low, you may be at increased risk. Good luck! ...Read more
I've had two thyroid biopsys and they came back negative for cancer. Getting ready to see endorsement. What should I have them test?
May need nothing: Two negative fnas for a thyroid nodule should be sufficient to rule out the possibility of cancer. However, if the nodule is very large, extends downward into the chest, or is causing trouble swallowing or discomfort in the neck, surgery may still be a reasonable treatment. If none of these factors are present, may just need an ultrasound every once in a while to keep an eye on the nodule. ...Read more
What are herbal supplements that help with anxiety? Tried kavakava but not much help. 5htp was helpful but my dr says he doesn't endorse it
Many options: You can take 5-htp even if your doc does not "endorse" it! Many herbs help, including tulsi (holy basil), ashwagandha, rhodiola, valerian & passionflower. Magnesium & b vitamins often help, as can l-theanine. Homeopathy & bach flowers can help. Exercise & meditation help too. Counseling, talking with friends & family & a self-treatment called emotional freedom technique can also help. See comment:. ...Read more
Hello I m 31 years old. I m trying for conceive from 5years but no response bt last month on11th day 2 follicle ruptured in right overy and endomitr?
Balch's Prescription for Nutritional Healing 5th edition 2010 recommends distilled water. Has FDA endorsed this? Reverse Osmosis water is 2nd. Which?
I n my fiancé had sex but just rubbed n left cum on Vigina she had periods after 5 days for 30 days went to gynac took sonography it came thick endome?
To have so much bleeding for so long, pregnancy is nearly impossible. If you saw a Dr. I'm sure you had a neg. Pregnancy test.
Thick "endometrium" = inner layer of uterus or womb, can be caused by obesity, excess estrogen from other sources, or sometimes normal. A biopsy may be taken of the thick endometrium to make sure nothing is seriously wrong. Good luck to you! ...Read more
Should tamoxifen be stopped if it caused endometrium thickening? Taking it for dcis, will it lead to endome cancer if continued? Asking about mom 54yr
It depends...: Endometrial thickening does not equal cancer. Tamoxifen can be continued but the endometrium should be investigates with consultation with a gynecologist. Tamoxifen should be discontinued only if the endometrial biopsy shows any atpia. But the best guidance should come from a gynecologist. ...Read more