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Exactly Healing Gemstones
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What exactly is the process of treatment if you're in an accident that leads to you to lose your memory?
?head trauma: Trauma could cause a brain injury, tbi, and/or post-traumatic stress, ptsd, and this needs evaluation. Would suggest psychologist or psychiatrist or neurologist to initiate screening, and possible neuro-psychological testing to define. Therapy is based on the diagnosis and specific limitations. Good luck. ...Read more
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Magnets: I can not address this subject comprehensively. But I do use small dot magnets for auricular acupuncture. Magnets can also be used to stimulate ASP (Acupuncture Semipermanent ) needles which have been placed in specific areas on the ear. This will enhance the effect on those specific points. ...Read more
Great question!: The first step is to find a good fertility specialist: someone board certified or eligible in reproductive endocrinology. Once the initial evaluation is performed your doctor will recommend treatment. Often fertility drugs (pills or injections) with IUI are the first step. Ivf is often another option. Remember you should know options, alternatives and success rates. You should be comfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need MD follow-up: Long-term treatment for asthma includes the use of an inhaler, most often containing a steroid (like cortisol); medicines that reduce the amount of spasm of airways (like Singulair), a "rescue inhaler" like albuterol whenever you are going to do strenuous exercise or be exposed to dust or mold, and very aggressive treatment of respiratory infections often with steroids. Need doctor management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic reactions: Allergic reactions come about when a particle or substance gets your immune system to react. This causes your body to produce hitamine from blood cells and often there is a reaction between your immunoglobins and the offending agent that will result in variou swelling and redness. Treatment for most acute allergic reaction includes and antihitamine and often a steroid. ...Read more
Any new treatment for anxiety and panic disorders? New meds or promising treatments or tests to pinpoint exactly what chemicals are out of sync?
Some.: Anxiety and panic attacks usually involve gammabutyric acid as well as serotonin and norepinephrine due to associated depression. There are quite a few new antidepressants which can help with anxiety and panic attacks such as viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) Fetzima and brintellix. Initially, the antianxiety medications like ativan, xanax and Klonopin are used short term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autoimmune: Ms is a disease where the immune system attacks the coverings of nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Susceptibility due to heredity and environment seem to affect who gets afflicted. The prognosis is improving dramatically these days due to new medicines. Therapies include tysabri, (natalizumab) gilenya, copaxone, betaseron, rebith, extavia, etc. ...Read more
The skin whitening treatment used by some Hollywood/Bollywood celebrities - is it available for us normal folks? What exactly? Thanks
Stay away: You stay away from these chemicals. They will destroy the normal makeup of the skin and cause you problems Makeup can do wonders if you are worriedcaboutvsomething. And then you can wash this off. Though still drying and damaging to the skin it will not alter or destroy the cell type ...Read more
Bony enlargement : It is thickened skin that forms pressure over a bone spur. There are no natural treatments. You can protect the area or have it removed. ...Read more
Once you and your pa: Partner have had a neg culture after txment. ...Read more
Can you tell me about chronic fatigue syndrum how exactly does it make you feel and what kind of treatment?
Chronic fatigue syn: Chronic fatigue syndrome causes you to be tired pretty much all the time. You wake up tired and get more tired as the day goes on. There are several potential causes, including low cortisol, low DHEA, suboptimal thyroid function, nutritional deficiencies, and sometimes chronic viral infections. ...Read more
What exactly is a rupture in the Achilles tendon, how is it treated, & what is the treatment time? Is there any kind of physical activity I can do?
Depends how your: ruptured it, and what recommendations your orthopedic surgeon has on the extent of rupture, type of repair needed. Since it involved weight bearing, the recovery will depend on what else is also injured along with this, and not adding more to it. Let your doctor dictate what activity you can do, or not do, so you can have full recovery. It may take a few months to heal,along with physical therapy. ...Read more
Immune replacement: Very generally speaking, currently the stem cells given for cancer are stems cells meant to replace the immune system. So you are able to get high dose treatment for the cancer, which is highly toxic to your immune system. The stem cells transplant is able to replace your immune system. ...Read more
More information plz: The only "breathing test for cancer" that I am aware of is not routinely done in the usa. It is done to screen for stomach cancer. Some treatments for other types of cancers can effect the lungs so pulmonary function tests are done to see if people can tolerate the expected decreased function with those treatments. ...Read more
CBT stands for: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and it is a form of psychotherapy. It is focused on the here and now and not analytic. Thinking generates feelings and it is focused on changing self talk / thoughts. Peace and good health. There are many types of therapy but the core conditions of things such as empathy, genuineness, and respect are want appear to promote the most progress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer