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If you saw something on a medical alert bracelet, would you know what condition the person has?

If you saw something on a medical alert bracelet, would you know what condition the person has?

Not necessarily: Most medical alert bracelets list a patient's drug allergies. Sometimes they do list specific conditions like diabetes, but not necessarily. ...Read more

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What does a medic alert bracelet generally tell you about the person wearing it?

What does a medic alert bracelet generally tell you about the person wearing it?

Medic Alert: Depends on which brand you have. Most will have critical illnesses printed on them and tele # ER can call to get more details. Common ones would be diabetes, seizures, Addison's disease, taking anticoagulants. ...Read more

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Are some bracelets good for your health, like a health bracelet or a good luck bracelet?

Are some bracelets good for your health, like a health bracelet or a good luck bracelet?

Placebo effect: Many magnetic brackets are touted to improve health, although there is no solid research supporting these claims. Yet belief is a powerful healer. ...Read more

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Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

Should everyone wear a medical alert bracelet?

No: Only people with life-threatening conditions that need to be taken care of immediately - e.g. Epilepsy or a severe allergy that can lead to death in minutes. ...Read more

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Is it advised to have a medical id bracelet with syncope?

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Syncope: If repeated & the cause is documented as a medical emergency, yes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to phrase my medical id bracelet for mci?

What is MCI?: Much easier to answer this if you did not use abbreviations and spelled it out. ...Read more

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Do you need to wear a medical ID bracelet if you have P.A.N.D.A.S.?

Do you need to wear a medical ID bracelet if you have P.A.N.D.A.S.?

Not a bad idea: I have not recommended this in the past, however recovery time may improve dramatically if the diagnosis is recognized quickly and appropriate treatment initiated early. Early appropriate testing for common infectious agents (staph, mycoplasma etc) may also help to guide treatment. Helpful information/support can be found on pandasnetwork.org. Good luck! ...Read more

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When should I wear an id bracelet?

When should I wear an id bracelet?

ID bracelet: You should wear an id bracelet if you have a condition that can cause you to go unconscious and unable to tell others your medical history. Id bracelet would give people -- including doctors & nurses -- some idea of what's happening, even if you cannot be interviewed at the moment. Makes help easier to get, if something should happen that you need it. ...Read more

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Is the irenew bracelet really helpful?

Is the irenew bracelet really helpful?

No, but...: The energy-enhancing items (like bracelets) sold to consumers have not been shown to help consumers. However, one's feelings are very subjective, so if a person really believes he is going to feel better by buying a bracelet and wearing it, he may truly feel better. The person these bracelets are most helpful to is the seller, as he gets to put more money into his bank account. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear some charms attached to your medical alert bracelet?

Is it ok to wear some charms attached to your medical alert bracelet?

Yes: Yes, as long as it doesn't look decorative only in which case it would be overlooked as a medical alert. ...Read more