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Exercise: Exercise is the best medicine for depression. Run to the pharmacy and don't buy anything every day. Eat a healthy diet and maybe take some fish oil caps. Eat a nice piece of dark chocolate while reading an inspirational book. None of the other otc suppliments have been shown better than placebo and some are dangerous. If your depression is severe enough to impact your life get real treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are support groups for family members and caregivers of those with dementia. Some groups are free support groups and others are run by professionals or organizations. There are also online supports available. The local aging services agency can also be a resource. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: When choosing a residential care facility, you have to make an informed decision. Visit facilities that specialize in memory care or have separate units that specialize in dementia care. You have to visit the facility and see for yourself if the facility suits your needs and the needs of the family member. You also can do online search to start. Good luck! ...Read more
Are bullies usually crazy people who need help for their mental health issues but won't go for help?
See below:: Try: www.Ldonline.Org/ it is called ld online-works with learning disabilities association of america. ...Read more
Are there any Dr. left who are willing to help patients with Social Security Disability.I've heard a lot of people say their Dr or surgeon do not help?
Yes there are.: Numerous doctor I know personally would do it, including myself. ...Read more
Great Question!: What a great query. Patients with narcolepsy/cataplexy usually have to seek jobs with very flexible schedules. Many of these patients require naps or rest during the day and an understanding employer. This really means that narcolepsy patients can do any job but must have flexibility! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good peds OT and PT: Kids with pvl are at greater risk for cerebral palsy among other neuromuscular disorders. There is excellent rehab for kids with pvl, and most of them involve repetitive movement and relearning how to make normal movements, recruiting more brain to enable the movement to happen. Good pt and ot will help with that, and most major centers have them. The local support groups will know the good names. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably: Talk to your doctor. He/she should be able to connect you with your local social worker to get started. ...Read more
What are some strategies for dealing with a parent who doesn't want to admit to serious memory loss?
Why is it necessary?: You're not likely to win that argument, & if you do, the parent won't remember it! so, why push it? I'm only half-kidding. You have to deal with safety & happiness issues -but you do not need to emphasize inadequacy & advancing age. Aging is hard enough. Plus the elder is either competent or not; if so, leave them alone, & they'll adjust. If incompetent, admitting their limits won't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fear of embarassment: People with social anxiety disorder (sad) have an irrational fear of being watched, judged or evaluated, or of embarrassing or humiliating themselves. The anxiety and discomfort becomes so extreme that it interferes with daily functioning. Sad is one of the most common mental disorders with up to 13% of the general population experiencing symptoms at some point in their life. Treatment helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many Options: A good start is a psychiatric technician job. Here is some statistical information from the government on it. There are plenty of jobs in the bronx. I also sent you a link on getting certified, which is not necessary. You only need a high school diploma. http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292053.htm http://www.Psychtechs.Org/about.Shtml. ...Read more
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Several: Acetaminophen (brand name tylenol) is a good one to try unless you have liver problems. Anti-inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen (nuprin, motrin, medipren) and Naproxen (aleve) are over the counter. They should not be used if you have high blood pressure or stomach ulcers (have or have had). The most common side effect is upset stomach. Always follow instructions & note the precautions inside. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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