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How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

How can I reduce the dizzying effects of high prescription glasses?

Many choices: This is a discussion to be had with your eye doctor. Usually, this discomfort will subside aas you become used to the new prescription. If not, you could consider not wearing glasses and wearing contacts instead or perhaps even laser vision correction. If these are not an option, changes in the material and shape of the glasses lens can sometimes help. ...Read more

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Glasses (Definition)

Glasses is a term that describes a pair of lenses that are placed in a frame to be worn to correct faulty vision ...Read more


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What medication should I take to reduce headaches with the least number of side effects?

What medication should I take to reduce headaches with the least number of side effects?

It depends to the: cause of your headache. In general Tylenol (acetaminophen) would be a good choice. Tylenol (acetaminophen) rarely damages livers and kidneys, unless it is overused. I'd take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and call my doctor in the morning. Advil, aleve, naproxen can bother your stomach but are safe in moderate use. ...Read more

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What can I do to help mitigate the effects of night blindness?

What can I do to help mitigate the effects of night blindness?

Good glasses : There is little that can be done to help night blindness, aside from wearing the best prescription lenses for your eyes and making sure there are no other causes, such as cataracts or glaucoma. Have a thorough eye examination. ...Read more

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Hi what's the side effect of conatact lens for myopia?Ist bad?For how many hours I have to wear them?

Hi what's the side effect of conatact lens for myopia?Ist bad?For how many hours I have to wear them?

Should be none: Contact lenses are a substitute for eyeglass correction. When properly fit and with the proper power, you should see well and there should be no side effects if you keep the schedule prescribed. Always remove the lenses if the eye(s) gets red and replace them according to schedule and there should be no issues. Wear them as long as you need good vision within the proper schedule. ...Read more

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How can I help reduce the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) 3?

How can I help reduce the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) 3?

Stop taking it: If you are having side effects the best thing is to stop taking it and let your doctor give you other choices. ...Read more

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How can I mitigate the effects of my allergies?

How can I mitigate the effects of my allergies?

See below: Use of allegra, zyrtec, or claritin (loratadine). For eye symptoms, you can try zatidor , vizine for allergies, or naphcon a. ...Read more

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I get a lot of migraines monthly, what are the best non-prescription drug remedies as i react negatively to medications with all their side effects?

I get a lot of migraines monthly, what are the best non-prescription drug remedies as i react negatively to medications with all their side effects?

Tried massage?: If you cannot take medications - even tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, give serious consideration to therapeutic massage. Your doctor may be willing to write a prescription for massage therapy. I tell my own patients that the only risk I am aware of is the risk of addiction! good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of zyrtec (cetirizine) and how can I prevent them?

What are the side effects of zyrtec (cetirizine) and how can I prevent them?

Effects vs sides: The most common side effect is sedation, about 13%. Sometimes taking before bedtime helps, but some people still are affected and need a less sedating antihistamine. Refer to the drug information label for other side effects. ...Read more

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How can I mitigate the effects of osteoporosis? What lifestyle changes can I make to mitigate the effects of osteoporosis?

How can I mitigate the effects of osteoporosis? What lifestyle changes can I make to mitigate the effects of osteoporosis?

See below: Regular exercises that includes weight training is important as is maintaining the proper intake of calcium and vitamin d. You should discuss with your doctor the proper amounts and how to take them in. Depending on the severity of the osteoporosis, medications which boost bone density may be indicated as well. Your doctor can guide you with this. ...Read more

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How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

Heart problems : You should see a good cardiologist. You have to have to learn how to control your high blood pressure. Also you complain about palpitations. You may have an underlying heart rhythm disturbance. You would need an ECG to diagnosis it correctly. Treatment varies depending upon the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will taking 25mg of topomax daily for headaches will it affect my chances of getting contact lenses. I have an astigmatism in both eyes?

Will taking 25mg of topomax daily for headaches will it affect my chances of getting contact lenses. I have an astigmatism in both eyes?

No it will not: It will not affect your ability to get contact lenses. However, just a reminder, when you are on topamax (topiramate) you need to be drinking eight glasses of fluid the day so as not to develop kidney stones. You must absolutely avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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How do OTC sleeping pills/allergy pills and aspirin cause blood pressure to be high in a sort of "rebound effect"?

How do OTC sleeping pills/allergy pills and aspirin cause blood pressure to be high in a sort of "rebound effect"?

Let's clarify: Plain antihistamines (most otc sleeping aids and allergy meds) have a marginal effect on bp. If, however, the allergy pills contain a decongestant too, this can raise BP temporarily while in your system. The anti-cholinergic effects of some plain anti-histamines can raise pulse and vascular tone enough to raise BP a little. I have never heard of Aspirin causing a rebound in blood pressure. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the side effects of botox?

How can I reduce the side effects of botox?

Botox Side Effects: Avoid blood thinners prior to treatment. Consider arnica montana if you tend to bruise easily. Ice the treatment area for a few minutes prior to reduce the chance of bruising and any discomfort. Avoid massaging the treated area for 2 days and consider avoiding significant cardiovascular activities for 24 hours. If you are experiencing any side effects (which would be rare) return to your provider. ...Read more

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How should you reduce the severity and frequency of migraine headaches without a prescription?

How should you reduce the severity and frequency of migraine headaches without a prescription?

Biofeedback/yoga: Some physicians recommend learning biofeedback, yoga, or other forms of relaxation techniques which can reduce the frequency of of migraines. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How can I see the long-term efficacy (and any side effects) of propranolol and related drugs? Are they safe over the long term? How to be sure?

How can I see the long-term efficacy (and any side effects) of propranolol and related drugs? Are they safe over the long term? How to be sure?

drugs.com, webmd: Propranalol has been available for many years and there is data on long term safety and side effects. Efficacy depend on you and why you were prescribed this medicine. You and your health care provider determine that. ...Read more

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How can we reduce or eliminate the side effects of antihistamines?

How can we reduce or eliminate the side effects of antihistamines?

Try different brands: The side effects of antihistamines (dry mouth, tiredness. etc) vary from drug to drug. For example Benadryl (diphenhydramine) OTC is more likely to make you sleepy (in fact for some its a safe sleeping pill) whereas the more recent additions to the OTC antihistamine group (eg Claritin) have less sleepiness ( but more dry mouth) Each Person reacts differently to these drugs Try some Hope this helps DR Z ...Read more