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How Can You Treat Hyperglycemia
Hyperglycemia--: Hyperglycemia is the major feature of diabetes. If you are older with an "apple" build, the best treatment is to debride your diet of simple starches and sugar, and the best medicine id metformin, which will lower serum insulin, because it erases the main problem, Insulin resistance, the cause of vmetabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes! Insulin is the last resort! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise! : At your age, aerobic exercise most days of the week and 3 days a week of high intensity exercise (HIT) protocol. Stick with low glycemic index food/low glycemic load food. If that fails, there are numerous oral meds and insulin. Please see your doctor if you have type 2 diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low sodium: Change diet habits - think of salts, try to subsitute sodium salt for potassium salt, eat veg rich in potassium and magnesium both will help lower bp. Take shittake mushroom supplements which has beta glucan this will dilate blood vessels and lower bp. Take n-acetyl cysteine will detox and reduce ros in body, methionine supplements will lower homocysteine and help bp. Bita sitosterols will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : Anisometropia occurs when the basic dioptric power (lens power) of each eye differs by more than 5 units. This creates two images too different in size for the brain to put them together. A contact lens in one of the eyes can minimize this difference and allow binocular function. If the difference is too great for that some form of refractive surgery is the only means to equalize images. ...Read more
Many Causes: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends on the cause of the hypoglycemia. The first important thing is to confirm that you indeed have hypoglycemia. Then figure out what is causing the hypoglycemia. Once these are done, then you will have a better idea of how to treat the hypoglycemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Over-masturbation: Masturbation is normal however over-masturbation is usually a psychological problem discuss this with your family doctor to evaluate whether or not this is a problem and to help with treatment. Many time this is an obcessive compulsive disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NSAID & compression: Most cases of phlebitis can be safely treated conservatively with compression hosiery, nsaids, cold packs, and walking. However, extensive phlebitis or phlebitis of certain veins sometimes requires anticoagulation or sugery. Duplex ultrasound is necessary first to rule out associated, and potentially more serious deep vein thrombosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low carbohydrate: Hyperglycemia= blood glucose above the upper limit of normal; if there is no diabetes, it is usually transient; however, patients with diabetes(>126 fasting, >200 non fasting)have difficulty metabolizing glucose thus producing hyperglycemia. Decreasing the consumption of high carbohydrate food content, exercising, avoiding soft drinks, sweets , taking your medication if you are a diabetic may help. ...Read more
Social Skills: Most patients on the pdd spectrum suffer from communication and interpersonal skill issues. These are best addressed in a therapeutic social skills treatment group. If there are other symptoms such as anxiety or aggression, dofferent interventions may be required. Best to see a child psychiatrist or child behavioral specialist for an evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more
Irritable bowel : Ibs is irritable bowel syndrome which is a disorder that can cause abdominal pain, change in stool patterns from constipation to diarrhea, worse with stressful events or illnesses. There is no inflammation of the gut like in crohns. Alternative medicine recommend trying elimiation diets for gluten and dairy since they can exacerbate this, acupuncture to help with the mental/emotional stress. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Sometimes you can't. If someone in your immediate family has diabetes, you are at high risk to develop it. You can help to prevent it by maintaining a healthy wieght (bmi < 25), exercising 30 minutes a day and eating a healthy diet (45 grams of carbohydrates max per meal). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controlling Diabetes: Microalbuminuria is albumin or protein that is leaking out of the kidney into the urine. It can be diagnosed from a 24-hour urine collection (between 30–300 mg/24 hours) or, more commonly, from elevated concentrations in a spot sample (30 to 300 mg/L). Its usually due to poorly controlled diabetes but can be due to primary kidney disease. Treatment is controlling blood sugar and body weight. ...Read more
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