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I got prescribed Zuvamor but Dischem sais plan does not cover. Smart Plan should cover some chronic cholesterol medication?
You have asked this: On the general health education portion of Health Tap. Many of the doctors are in the United States. It would be best to contact your medical plan company directly to determine what and what is not covered. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
No: Keppra (levetiracetam) is neuroprotective, but does not function as a smart drug in its true definition. ...Read more
Selegiline: Is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease and is not indicated for other use. You should using it as a smart drug and not be on it at all. We do not know what effects or long term effects it has on normal people. STOP AND DO NOT TAKE ANY MORE. ...Read more
What are some good alternatives to caffeine that will increase focus without the gittery side affects. Do you recommend any "smart drugs"?
Try tea Or cocoa: Theobromine, caffeine and theophylline are the main stimulants in tea. It has a similar affect as caffeine but usually you don't get the jitters. Theobromine is the most prevalent stimulant in cocoa. It doesn't give you the same jittery feeling as caffeine but still will keep you up. Try a hot cup of cocoa. Try not to make it with a lot of sugar to avoid the sugar rush and crash. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a 7 year old son with high-functioning autism. Is it smart to put him on a drug to improve his behavior?
Meds can help...: ..A lot! autism manifests in various forms, probably has various causes, & is extremely complex to treat. Behavioral & social interventions are important, & increasingly psychoactive medications play an important role. These meds need be carefully selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc. See a true expert& get the right rx. ...Read more
Will drinking water with added electrolytes (smart water) effect a blood test that's being done to check thyroid levels. Told to fast before test.
My son is 2 & just had chromosome test b/c facial features such as small jaw & high palate &he's not speaking well. He smart understands me well. Dr says just precaution. Are these serious disorders?
Try not to fret.: Some syndromes do not have intellectual disability as part of their neurodevelopmental profile, & some do. The newer genetic microarray tests yield more information than chromosome analysis. Call your state health division's early intervention program for free assessment of all areas of your son's development. He'll benefit from therapy now, even if it's an isolated expressive language delay. ...Read more
Yes it does but -: Maybe in ways you may not have thought. Understanding problems may come more readily and so may solutions because you are quick to get the ideas that mental health diagnosis and treatment are based on. That makes sense. What doesn't make sense is how many very intelligent people have mental disorders and either don't know it or believe they are immune to such a thing & don't do anything about it. ...Read more
Is there any risks of using a smart phone for many hours a day? If so what are they? Is there anyway to mininmize them?
There is no..: ...Firm consensus on this yet, with many claiming there is no evidence of harm and many citing increasing amounts of research showing harm. The way to minimize the risk is to get the thing off the side of your face. Use a hands-free device that emits a fraction of the radiation, or hold the thing at least an inch off your head and *not* up against your ear. ...Read more
What foods can make my brain2 be on its active, oh I mean more smart, I really have a trouble n memorizing topics n our subject, I realy find it dificult?
Brain food: One food that the brain craves is omega 3 food e.g. Wild salmon. The omega 3 fatty acids are essential to many cells especially the brain cells that are composed of almost fifty percent fatty acids. ...Read more
Smartest lipo: "smart lipo" is one brand of laser-assisted liposuction. There are many others, in addition to ultrasound-assisted lipo (vaser), waterjet lipo, tickle lipo, on and on. There is also a lot of misinformation such as the claim that laser lipo is safer, even though the laser has additional risks such as scarring and burns. The most important thing is to choose the surgeon, not the technology. ...Read more
Depends on surgeon: As so many have said previously, it is not so much the wand as it is the magician. While smartlipo can be effective, it essentially achieves reduction of fat by laser destruction. This can be done with suction or with ultrasound or wtih cold or with mechanical disruption. The laser may produce skin contraction but it also may produce a skin burn. It is probably better for highly localized fat. ...Read more
Depends: If you are in good shape and want to expand, get an excellent instructor and take it one day at a time. I encourage you to stay in shape, know your limits regarding thin air when in high elevations and enjoy it. I know of people who have learned very late in life and loved it. Using the proper equipment, clothing and getting excellent instruction make a big difference. ...Read more
Smart enough: After completion of an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school is followed by four years of residency training. You have to be smart enough to complete these requirements. Dedication and drive are probably the most important factors. ...Read more
If U have Aspergers: You by definition have average IQ. In some areas you may be above average while in others you may be lower; however, the total picture is average. Strengthen the stronger aspects and get help with the weaker ones and you will not feel "not smart." ...Read more
Try listening: When I am asked this question, it often happens that the person who is not listened actually is not listening either. Try to actively listen to your partner, then recap what they said, then see what happens. Goo luck. ...Read more
Likely unknown: Diet plans that are not studied with good scientific research cannot prove they have the benefits they claim. That means they can say many things, and the "customer" testimonials can say many things, but their claims are just claims. There's little or no proof that their claims are true, unless there is real, scientific research. ...Read more
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