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How can rubella be controlled?

How can rubella be controlled?

Immunize: The rubella vaccine is safe and very effective. This measure alone has grossly reduced rubella cases in the US, encourage everyone to immunize. ...Read more

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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to ...Read more


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How can hyperthyriodism be controlled?

How can hyperthyriodism be controlled?

Hyperthyroidism: Depends on the cause. Hyperthyroid due to an inflamed thyroid will revert to normal by itself. Hyperthyroid due to graves' or a toxic nodule needs to be treated. There are 3 options: 1)antithyroid pill, 2)radioactive iodine ablation, 3)surgery. ...Read more

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How can a goiter be prevented?

How can a goiter be prevented?

Usually it can't: Iodine deficiency goiter is really the only preventable cause of thyroid enlargement. This is extremely uncommon in western societies. If you are developing a goiter, some doctors may suggest thyroid hormone supplementation to "suppress" the goiter, but this generally isn't terribly effective. ...Read more

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How can candidiasis be prevented and controlled?

How can candidiasis be prevented and controlled?

Meds and life style: Hi, first you need to irradicate fungus from your system, which could be not as easy as taking meds for it. Second, you need to be on sugar/simple carbs free diet for at least 6-12 months. Thrid, you need to restore healthy gastro-intestinal flora. ...Read more

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Can asthma be transmitted to offspring? If so, how can it be prevented?

Can asthma be transmitted to offspring? If so, how can it be prevented?

Complex issue: There are genetic factors in asthma, but it is not passed down like eye color.Each new kid is a combination of genes from either parent,so it is hard to say if it will show up at all or to what severity.If both parents have asthma, there is a greater chance a kid would. Even in the same family one kid may have symptoms and the other not.You can't change your genes. but early recognition & rx helps ...Read more

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How can diabetes be controlled?

How can diabetes be controlled?

Diet, exercise, meds: Diabetes can be controlled, with portion control/healthy eating, regular exercise and weight loss and medications as indicated and prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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How can hyperglycemia be prevented?

How can hyperglycemia be prevented?

Take your medication: If you have diabetes the best way to maintain normal blood sugars is to take your medications as prescribed. Following a prescribed diet regimen and engaging in regular exercise are also helpful. If you do not have diabetes, then keeping your body weight normal for your age and maintaining an active lifestyle with a healthy diet can help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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How can polio be prevented?

How can polio be prevented?

By Vaccinating: Polio is pventable disases and has been almost eradicated by active immunization program in countries like India and others By vaccinating all children with Polio Vaccine ...Read more

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How can hypoglycemia be prevented?

How can hypoglycemia be prevented?

Daily chore..: Sorry to say, but reactive hypoglycemia, which is typically what we experience, is not curable. Proper management includes smaller more frequent meals with lean protein and as much as 50 grams of fiber for a woman/70 grams of fiber for a man divided evenly amongst the meals, with the intent of smoothening out the release of insulin from the pancreas throughout the day and night. ...Read more

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How BP can be controlled?

How BP can be controlled?

Diet and exercise.: In general, cardiovascular exercise on most days of the week, choose natural foods low in fat and cholesterol, limit sodium to 2000mg daily, shoot for 35 grams of fiber daily. Focus on lean proteins (nothing fried), fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads and cereals. Fish (grilled, baked, broiled) will help lower cholesterol and raise the good HDL cholesterol, also important in one with high BP. ...Read more

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How can glycosuria be prevented?

How can glycosuria be prevented?

Insulin if Diabetic: Glysosuria means glucose or sugar in the urine. Most common cause is diabetes. Primary diabetes can probably not be prevented and is due to insufficient or no Insulin production by the pancreas or production of Insulin antibodies. Secondary diabetes is most commonly caused by obesity, so avoid getting overweight. Glcosuria can occur normally in pregancy. Control hyerthyroidism and avoid xs alcohol. ...Read more

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Can hashimoto's hypothyroidism really be controlled by meds? Can the symptoms never occur if caught early?

Can hashimoto's hypothyroidism really be controlled by meds? Can the symptoms never occur if caught early?

Yes: The symptoms of hypothyroidism, whatever the cause, can be easily controlled by the proper dose of a brand name, not generic thyroxine (t4) replacement. Treatment is not necessary until lab tests become abnormal. The thyroiditis itself is not curable but certainly treatable. ...Read more

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How can diabetes be prevented?

How can diabetes be prevented?

Reduce your risk: There are certain factors which may lead to diabetes. If it runs in your family, you are obese, smoke cigarettes, had gestational diabetes or had a baby weighing 9 or more pounds, have impaired glucose tolerance, do not exercise regularly, low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides, high blood pressure you are at high risk to develop diabetes, so exercise & develop healthy habits to reduce ur risk. ...Read more

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If I develop CMV encephalitis, how will it be treated?

If I develop CMV encephalitis, how will it be treated?

A specialized drug: CMV encephalitis is rare and usually associated with immune impairment from a lot of different causes. A drug called gancyclovir can be effective at treating this infection. ...Read more

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How can cardiomyopathy be prevented?

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How can cardiomyopathy be prevented?

Difficult to prevent: Damage to heart muscle resulting in injury signficantly compromising function can be due to many causes, most commonly due to coronary artery disease. High blood pressure, heritable, infiltrative or infectious causes can also cause cardiomyopathy. Treating risk factors can reduce the risk of preventable disease, but the infectious (especially viral) causes are bad luck & genetic susceptibility. ...Read more

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How can a person be hypertensive?

How can a person be hypertensive?

Many ways: Sometimes being overweight causes increase cardiac work and increased blood pressure to perfuse the body.In older people arteriosclerosis narrows arteries to kidneys causing as well as certain tumors of the adrenal gland can elevate pressure. Hereditary factors may play a role. Certain races have more tendency to develop high blood pressure.Medication, exercise, and weight loss help reduce bp. ...Read more

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How long can you live with lung disease that can not be diagnosed or treated?

How long can you live with lung disease that can not be diagnosed or treated?

Depends: Lung disease is a very general term, varying from asthma to cancer and may not always be considered detrimental. Many people live their entire lives with minor lung conditions while others may die quickly from more severe ones. ...Read more

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How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia be prevented?

How can chlamydia be prevented?

Condoms: Chlamydia is a sexually tramsitted disease that is transmitted via body fluids. The best prevention is the use of condoms and avoiding high risk sexual behaviour. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more