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Hangover (Definition)

Various unpleasant mental and physical symptoms e.g., headache, nausea, dullness etc., that follow the consumption of too much wine, ...Read more


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Best hangover cure ?

Best hangover cure ?

None proven: Every study, so far, of dozens of hangover cures have not shown any to work consistently in most people. A recent study out of china said that they found sprite to be helpful in hangovers, but i haven't read the study, and can't vouch for it. Staying well-hydrated (getting drunk dehydrates you), using tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache and giving it time is mostly the best we can do. Drinking less prevents it. ...Read more

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What works to cure motion sickness?

What works to cure motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Some techniques include looking straight in the direction of the travel when in a car & if night-time close your eyes or nap, chew gum, fresh cool air, wearing a special eyewear called viban, & medications such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) & meclizine, scopolamine transdermal patch, promethazine, ginger as crystals or tea. ...Read more

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How to cure sea sickness ?

How to cure sea sickness ?

Sea sickness: Usually due to inner ear fluid imbalance - so treatment is usually prevention. Medications like dramamine (dimenhydrinate) may help. ...Read more

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How is mountain sickness self-diagnosed?

How is mountain sickness self-diagnosed?

Mountain sickness: Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Initially, there may be dizziness, lightheadedness, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, rapid pulse, and shortness of breath w/exertion. Later there can be chest tightness, blue skin discoloration (cyanosis), confusion, cough, coughing up blood, withdrawal from social interaction, and shortness of breath @ rest. Worst stage is coma and death. ...Read more

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How effective is acetozolamide in preventing acute mountain sickness?

How effective is acetozolamide in preventing acute mountain sickness?

Effective: Good choice but can also cause side effects: try vigorous hydration and slow ascending. ...Read more

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What causes sea sickness or car sickness?

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What causes sea sickness or car sickness?

Motion sickness: One theory is that it functions as defense mechanism against neurotoxins. The area postrema in the brain is responsible for inducing vomiting when poisons are detected, & for resolving conflict between vision & balance. When feeling motion but not seeing it, the inner ear transmits to the brain that it senses motion, but the eyes tell the brain that everything is still, hence brain responds by vo. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Yes: For many women who experience morning sickness and/or nausea throughout the day, taking 25 mg of vitamin B6, 3 times a day will help. You can take this as tablets or there are also lollipops which contain vitamin B6, available at some pharmacies and children's stores. ...Read more

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What is a natural cure for motion sickness (such as car sickness)?

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What is a natural cure for motion sickness (such as car sickness)?

Motion sickness.: Try Ginger. Also focus your eyes on a fixed object for few minutes. ...Read more

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Is homeopathy effective in treating motion sickness and anxiety ?

Is homeopathy effective in treating motion sickness and anxiety ?

No, no and no: Homeopathy is not effective at treating anything whatsoever. Homeopathy is not medicine. Practitioners have no real medical knowledge. Would you want your MD to practice 214-year-old medicine on you? Because that’s when homeopathy was invented. It's worse than worthless. Join the 21st century. Read “Homeopathy: The Ultimate Fake” at http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/homeo.html. ...Read more

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Does water cure headaches ?

Does water cure headaches ?

Water and headaches: If dehydrated water is needed and if vomiting, diarrhea, alcohol there is dehydration. But there are a lot of other causes of headache that water is not the complete solution like trauma, infection, lyme,vascular issues ,autoimmune disease ,migraine. if persists >2-4 hours, associated w/ hi fever,nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, imbalance go to doc/urgent care/ER ...Read more

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What is best for airplane motion sickness prevention? Meclizine or Diphenhydramine?

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What is best for airplane motion sickness prevention? Meclizine or Diphenhydramine?

Meclizine: Meclizine will likely work better. Another solution is a patch which needs be worn at least 12 hrs ahead of time. I have also seen success with motion sickness wristband. ...Read more

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Does ginger prevent motion sickness?

Does ginger prevent motion sickness?

Yes : Research has proven ginger to be very effective for preventing motion sickness. See http://www.Nytimes.Com/2007/08/21/health/21real.Html and http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00390/motion-sickness.Html. ...Read more

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Suffering from food poisoning since yesterday night (stomach ache, gastric, vomiting (4 times) n loose motion (5 times). Please suggest best remedy.

Suffering from food poisoning since yesterday night (stomach ache, gastric, vomiting (4 times) n loose motion (5 times). Please suggest best remedy.

Hydration : Sounds more like a virus. Hydration to replace lost fluids. The diarrhea is your body's attempt to rid itself of the toxic material and unless it is severe would avoid anti-diarrheal meds. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

Hormones: It is a reaction to pregnancy... Can be worse in some patients... Reccomend bland diet, vitamin b6, and unisom as needed...Also several rx meds that can help. ...Read more

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Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

No: Cyclo is a muscle relaxant, and unlikely to cure anything. Probably, not successful in migraine, but might help muscle tension ha's. Drugs to prevent migraines include topirimate, valproex, naproxen, butterbur, riboflavin. ...Read more

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Can Diamox (acetazolamide) suppress altitude sickness symptoms? Took it & had minor altitude sickness symptoms. After 1 day of returning home vomited for 2wks. -10+lb

Can Diamox (acetazolamide) suppress altitude sickness symptoms? Took it & had minor altitude sickness symptoms. After 1 day of returning home vomited for 2wks. -10+lb

Vominting for 2 wks: Yes Diamox (acetazolamide) is sometimes used to prevent altitude sickness. Vomiting for two weeks does not sound like altitude sickness. It sounds more like infection. Better see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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I suffer w/ menieres & bad vertigo. Could manganese help with vertigo? I currently take Valium & meclizine

I suffer w/ menieres & bad vertigo. Could manganese help with vertigo? I currently take Valium & meclizine

Manganese: Manganese deficiency can cause vertigo - manganese supplementation will not necessarily be a total reliever, but it may help. In addition to valium and meclizine, expert physical therapy can really help ...Read more