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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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What kind of mild exercises can i do at home to help build strength/muscle? No gym or long distances yet after illness recovery, need ideas for home

What kind of mild exercises can i do at home to help build strength/muscle? No gym or long distances yet after illness recovery, need ideas for home

Body weight: All you need is your body. Do squats run in place jump and do push-ups. Walk up and down stairs. See MD for clearance before starting your program. Google ideas on you tube and look at http://www.stack.com/t/at-home-workout Stay calm and work out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some tips to help prepare your body for major surgery when you are a hard stick for IV placement besides increasing your water intake?

What are some tips to help prepare your body for major surgery when you are a hard stick for IV placement besides increasing your water intake?

Warm towels: Sometimes a warm, wet towel wrapped around the arm can help to dilate the veins. Keep it wrapped for about 10 minutes. Ask for an anesthesiologist or nurse practitioner to place the iv. ...Read more

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What is the bets way for weight loss.. Due to my hectic routine i can't find time to exercise at regular basis.. So please suggest some good ideas ..

What is the bets way for weight loss.. Due to my hectic routine i can't find time to exercise at regular basis.. So please suggest some good ideas ..

Healthy diet and...: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. See my comment as well. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way for a quick bowel movement when taking Suprep, it takes up to 8 hrs for me, and they had to vacuum out the rest. any sugguestions?

Is there an easy way for a quick bowel movement when taking Suprep, it takes up to 8 hrs for me, and they had to vacuum out the rest. any sugguestions?

Suprep not working: Suprep is either too slow or does not work in some people. YOu should ask about another prep sucha s Osmoprep, Colyte or preferably the Gatorade (G2) /Miralax prep used with Dulcolax tabs. It is very effective in most everyone and you cannot taste the laxative. We also use Reglan (metoclopramide) by mouth to speed up the transport through your system and prevent nausea. ...Read more

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How many minutes should one spend in a sauna? Can sauna treatments help with weight loss at all? If so, how ?

How many minutes should one spend in a sauna? Can sauna treatments help with weight loss at all? If so, how ?

No help: Sauna will not help in weight loss. You need to reduce caloric intake and increase physical activity. Not easy to do. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What are some tips to help older people avoid getting hurt at their home due to poor home safety?

What are some tips to help older people avoid getting hurt at their home due to poor home safety?

Make home safe: First thing is to get help and see how to make your home more safe. Exercise can really help with balance and tai chi has been proven many times to help improve balance in older people which leads to reduced injuries. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some exercises to do in home after baby is asleep?

Can you suggest some exercises to do in home after baby is asleep?

Lots of downloads: There are lots of excellent exercise programs you can download off of cable, etc. Yoga is great....And quiet! ...Read more

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What works most effectively to buy to get rid of my ear ache! and any home remedy's?

What works most effectively to buy to get rid of my ear ache! and any home remedy's?

See a doctor: If there is any blood or pus in your ear or have dizzy spells or swelling, go immediately because these could be signs of a severe infection home remedies include tipping your head to the side and pouring in a warm mixture of hydrogen peroxide with water and keeping your head sideways until you feel it open up. If you feel like you ruptured an eardrum do not do this. See an ent. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to prevent a loss of interest in life?

I need some tips on how to prevent a loss of interest in life?

Depression: Consult with a mental health professional who can help you uncover the reasons you have lost interest and he or she can also help you recover your passion for living. Best. ...Read more

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Im looking forward to body sculpting to lose weight faster. May i know up and downs of it? How many treatment recommended?

Im looking forward to body sculpting to lose weight faster. May i know up and downs of it? How many treatment recommended?

Caution Sales/Wisdom: Caution: money vs wisdom. Such services are about charging lots of money for the illusion of ease of success. None of these are based on any evidence of improved long term health or actual improved long term success in maintaining a healthy outcome. Number of treatments recommended? None. Spend your money, focus & efforts in wiser healthier ways. Study: "taubes why we get fat", fatchance.Html, etc. ...Read more

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How many calories does going up and down the stairs for 20 minutes use up?

How many calories does going up and down the stairs for 20 minutes use up?

Depends on your wt: Per http://www.Mycaloriesburned.Com: climbing stairs (stair climbing machine). For a person who weighs about 130 lbs about 531 cal/hr. For a person who weighs around 205 lbs about 831/ cal per hr. ...Read more

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What's the best way to make yourself fall asleep fast without medication, or one of those noise machines?

What's the best way to make yourself fall asleep fast without medication, or one of those noise machines?

Sleep Hygiene: Develop a routine that you follow before you go to sleep and follow it daily. A warm drink, lights off at the same time each day. If you want to try some natural sedatives you can try: drink sleepytime or chamomile take melatonin valerian root passion flower. ...Read more

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How can I find strength to go to toilet when aides wake me up in the night at nursing home?

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How can I find strength to go to toilet when aides wake me up in the night at nursing home?

Nursing home: Sit up & slowly get out of bed when more awake, also ask the aids to assist. That is their job. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hair takes to long to grow what's a good home remedy or product to increase the speed of growth?

What do you suggest if my hair takes to long to grow what's a good home remedy or product to increase the speed of growth?

Not to ^ speed: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight if my job is to sit down and teach for several hours?

How can I lose weight if my job is to sit down and teach for several hours?

In vs Out: Losing weight comes down to a simple (but frustrating) concept: calories taken in vs calories burned off. So yes, having a job that requires us to be more sedentary does make it a little more difficult to lose weight. But not impossible! start with sleep. Getting to bed earlier will help you get up earlier and have a half hour for a morning workout. Keep veggies or almonds nearby. You can do it! ...Read more

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