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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Difficulty Adjusting To Brightness

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Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Sure: Mindfulness meditation; yoga; tai chi; sharing affection with a pet, family member, or friend; hot bath with aromatic oils like lavender; playing music; dancing; taking a walk; cooking a meal with loved ones; gardening; any sports you enjoy; watching a comedy movie; getting a massage; and many more. Also magnesium is a relatively safe supplement -- start low, but get to 250-500 mg total per day. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for breathing problems?

Can you suggest some home remedies for breathing problems?

Depends on cause: Try saline nasal rinses , along with drinking hot fluids...And even the "breathe right" nasal strips. Some people find find breathing in steam from a pot of hot water works(be careful not to burn yourself over the stove). ...Read more

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What are some natural or home remedies you have used on your own children to help solve sleep issues?

What are some natural or home remedies you have used on your own children to help solve sleep issues?

Patience is perfect: Teaching your child to sleep does not happen overnight. Like all other developmental skills, some pick it up quick and some need a lot of practice. Start at an early age - encourage infant to learn "self-soothing". Then have a bedtime routine that you are consistent with, but don't put your child in bed asleep. They need to learn to fall asleep in their own bed environment. Be patient. ...Read more

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What are natural home remedies to cute or at least ease anxiety without being sleepy.

What are natural home remedies to cute or at least ease anxiety without being sleepy.

Exercises: 1. Regular aerobic exercise can allow people to recover more quickly from bouts of acute anxiety. 2. Meditation ("the relaxation response") decreases the stress hormone in your blood, decreases blood pressure, and helps to ease anxiety. 3. Eliminating irrational or dysfunctional beliefs/fears that cause anxiety (get a book on cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety). ...Read more

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Can you explain what are some ways to whiten your teeth at home using home materials ?

Can you explain what are some ways to whiten your teeth at home using home materials ?

No home materials: You do not have anything in your home to actually whiten your teeth.. If you really want whiter teeth, they first need to be cleaned and polished professionally at your dentist. Then, either drugstore products or dentist applied gels can help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

Get ready for sleep: A couple of easy tricks that may work if you've tried the usual "home remedies". Don't use any technology that emits led light (including computer, cell phone, tablet, etc -as these can drop your natural melatonin levels because your body thinks it is daylight - for 2 hours before bed. Also, body temp drops before sleep, so put feet in warm water and then allow to cool in air to drop temp. ...Read more

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Doctors - up to what extent one can stick with home remedies for health related problems?

Doctors - up to what extent one can stick with home remedies for health related problems?

Depends: This is a complicated question because the answer depends on the problem. You can treat a cold at home but you can't treat a heart attack at home. It depends on the severity of the symptoms and the underlying cause of the problem. Better to err on the side of caution and consult a physician when something that appears serious comes along like an irregular shaped black, bleeding, and itchy mole. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Any home remedy for headache due to oversleeping? Is hot compress works?

Headache from: oversleeping is a symptom, not the real issue. Please see your doc to find out why you are oversleeping. It may be physical or psychological in origin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I get xtreme stress, anxiety, tension and dificulty making decisions few days before periods, r there any medical or natural remedies to prevent symptoms?

I get xtreme stress, anxiety, tension and dificulty making decisions few days before periods, r there any medical or natural remedies to prevent symptoms?

Yes: There are multiple medical and natural treatments that can help with premenstrual mood disturbances. Increasing exercise can help significantly with these symptoms. Relaxation exercises or meditation may help. There are several different types of medications that can help as well. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the quick home remedies to whiter teeth that are simple and actually work?

Can you please discuss the quick home remedies to whiter teeth that are simple and actually work?

Quick or effective : Whitening teeth can be quick, but that will take a trip to see your dentist for in office whitening. An at home remedy would be the use of crest white strips. This is a slower process but works. There are some gimic whitening products that aren't so effective. Some of the newer whitening pens that you can purchase at your dental office. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural home remedies for treating or even curing asthma?

Can you please describe the natural home remedies for treating or even curing asthma?

No: There is no effective natural home remedy for asthma. Sometimes drinking a lot of coffee may help but this is linked to other side effects. As for the chinese herb ma huang, I do not believe that it is still being sold and it too has been linked to serious side effects especially when the dose is too high. ...Read more

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Help for experiencing difficulty sleeping. What to try first; melatonin?

Help for experiencing difficulty sleeping.  What to try first; melatonin?

Sleep hygiene: Primary treatment of insomnia is good sleep hygiene. Get comfortable bed in quiet location without interference or distractions. Go to bed only when tired. Use bed only for sleeping and sex - not reading or watching tv. Exercise regularly - esp. Am. Limit exciting activities, stimulants and eating just before bed time. After ensuring these are done then melatonin is reasonable. ...Read more

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What home remedies to help with a tooth ache actually work?

What home remedies to help with a tooth ache actually work?

Call a dentist: The best. Treatment is to call a dentist. And have your painful toot h treated. Tooth decay is cause by bacteria and this ned's to be removed from the tooth and a filling placed. There are no home remedies for this. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

Glare disability: If this not from external eye disease including dry eyes, allergy. Environmental factors or reaction to medication or cataracts or corneal disease or uncorrected refractive error then tinted lenses with side shields or wrap around sunglasses will definately help. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to deal with exponentially worsening phobia-based anxiety when i'm at school 4 hours from home and can't see my doctors?

Is there a good way to deal with exponentially worsening phobia-based anxiety when i'm at school 4 hours from home and can't see my doctors?

Noncompliance : If you have a thyroid disorder, nothing is likely to help. If you are depressed and not taking an antidepressant, do your doctors know? They should be notified. I would recommend that you be honest with yourself and your doctors. You should have a doctor at school monitor your meds if you are going to be away from home, and you should get a therapist at school as well. Contact student health serv. ...Read more

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What are some natural home remedies for sleeping trouble?

What are some natural home remedies for sleeping trouble?

Can't sleep: Talk to your doctor about this & see if you need assessed for secondary insomnia (insomnia due to other organic or psychological factors) which can be treated. Meanwhile you can try the sleep hygeine techniques. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any natural home remedies for an earache?

NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC: If The pain is severe and OTC painkillers (Advil, Tylenol) are not helping you should see a doctor for exam. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for migraines that seriously work?

Can you suggest some home remedies for migraines that seriously work?

No: The blunt and general answer is, no. If there were cures or remedies for migraines of any kind--home or prescription--they would be well-known due to the high numbers of migraine sufferers in the world. There currently is no "cure" for migraines other than figuring out what the triggers are for each individual and completely eliminating those triggers from that individual's life. ...Read more