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How can I get help with fibromyalgia?

How can I get help with fibromyalgia?

See a specialist: See a doctor who has a special interest and experience in treating fibromyalgia. There is no one specialist that sees fibromyalgia, the most common physicians who treat fibromyalgia are primary care, rheumatologists, neurologists or pain management specialists. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, ...Read more


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How can I get help treating my fibromyalgia?

How can I get help treating my fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: Please see a rheumatologist first- they will decide who else you should also see. ...Read more

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How can I get help coping with depression?

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How can I get help coping with depression?

Depression: Counseling , medications evaluation, social support system, life style changes. ...Read more

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How can I help my fibromyalgia?

How can I help my fibromyalgia?

Activity management: First arrange for regular aquatherapy. Next, optimum nutrition needs institution with view to weight loss if needed. Gentle yoga, massages, medicinal cannabis, and mindfulness therapies need managing. Over time the sufferer will spiral toward improved health and well being. ...Read more

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How can I cope with fibromyalgia?

How can I cope with fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: I recommend you work with a doctor who has experience working with fibromyalgia patients. I recommend you do an elimination diet, especially of gluten and dairy. Exercise. Have your hormones checked, too. ...Read more

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How can I help someone with dementia get to meals?

How can I help someone with dementia get to meals?

See Below: If in a nursing home, and depending on the severity, the pt. Will be escorted to the dining room and fed. If lives by himself -- that's the danger of the dementia, patients will forget to eat or forget that they've already eaten. Basically, people with dementia, especially at a later stages, need constant reminders, feeding and being taken care of. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get help with my anxiety?

Can you tell me how I could get help with my anxiety?

Start w med eval.: It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive Behavioral therapy can be effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hrs sleep /night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises or meditation. Take care. ...Read more

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Help please! how can I get help with toothache pain!?

Help please! how can I get help with toothache pain!?

Please call dentist!: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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How can I get motivated to exercise with my lupus?

How can I get motivated to exercise with my lupus?

See details: Motivation comes from within. No one can provide it for you. Stop finding excuses not to exercise and start a program. ...Read more

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How can I get help with severe memory problems?

How can I get help with severe memory problems?

Memory problems: First, speak with your doctor and, perhaps have a medical evaluation to help clarify the extent and actual severity of your problem. If there is a problem your doctor can direct you to other specialist who might be able to help. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can deal with migraines?

Can i tell me how i can deal with migraines?

Do not self-medicate: Regardless, acute or chronic migraine. With or without aura here is the migraine management: abortive care preventive care physical approach behavioral approach the goals of migraine therapy are relief from pain and associated symptoms and the restoration of normal function. Rec. See a headache specialist. Do not self-medicate. ...Read more

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How can I get help for bulimia?

How can I get help for bulimia?

Make an appointment: You need to find a therapist or psychiatrist in your area that has experience in this area. And that is easy to do. When you call any office, you can ask if that person has expertise in the area of eating disorders. ...Read more

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How do I get help with my depression for free?

How do I get help with my depression for free?

Research: Research mental health centers online or in the phonebook and give them a call. I just did a brief internet search foe free mental health care in louisiana. The following link provided a list of clinics in louisiana, including new orleans. The link is: http://www.Needymeds.Org/free_clinics.Taf?_function=list&state=la . Help is available. ...Read more

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How can I get help with my trouble sleeping?

How can I get help with my trouble sleeping?

Proper assessment: There are many causes of sleep disorders, some physical, others psychological. You first need to be assessed by a qualified md: a primary care physician (pcp), sleep disorder specialist (internist or pulmonologist), or psychiatrist. There may be some diagnostic studies; treatment may involve medication, cpap, psychotherapy - depending on the source of the problem. ...Read more

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How can I get help concentrating?

How can I get help concentrating?

Eval.: Hello. You may wish to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist for formal evaluation. This can often uncover underlying causes for concentration problems. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Seek help: Depression may hve diffrent causes.It could be due to physical, psychological or brain chemical imbalance . A psychiatrist is best equipped to diagnose the cause and help you with poper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

Emotional support: Firstly, the most important is immediate family. If this is not possible then the priest from your church is ever so important. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can help my girlfriend get over a depression problem?

Can you tell me how i can help my girlfriend get over a depression problem?

Encourage your: Girlfriend to start with a medical evaluation by a physician. A doctor can not only assess for a mood disorder but can also check for underlying medical conditions that may be the cause of depressive symptoms. Talking therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is extremely important for lasting change. Psychiatric medications may be indicated. Here are some. ...Read more

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How could i get help for depression?

How could i get help for depression?

See below: You might want to start with your primary care provider to find out if there are medical reasons for your depression. You can ask your primary care provider for a referral to psychiatrist and/or psychologist. You can call your insurance company or go on their website to find providers in your area, or you can call your local health department for the info. There are options. Good luck! ...Read more

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