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Dr. Warren Foster
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Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Definition)

Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more


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I don't know how to control my diet. Need another way to control diabetes, what should I do?

I don't know how to control my diet. Need another way to control diabetes, what should I do?

No medicine, or even: Insulin works to control sugar/ diabetes well unless follow a diet! simple one that my patients have great success with at: www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com newsletter #3. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do about birth control, i go to school out of my home town area and i need to transfer pharmacies to get my refills, how can I do this ?

Can you tell me what to do about birth control, i go to school out of my home town area and i need to transfer pharmacies to get my refills, how can I do this ?

Pharmacy call: Ask your existing pharmacy to call or fax the Rx to a pharmacy that you designate in the school town and have the Rx transferred. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 16. I want to get on birth control and What to do if I'm wondering how long does birth control take effect to protect you?

What to do if I'm 16. I want to get on birth control and What to do if I'm wondering how long does birth control take effect to protect you?

Doctor's appointment: Effective birth control needs to be prescribed by a doctor, either in private practice, or one affiliated with a health department, or with a free clinic. ...Read more

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How do I teach him how to go down on me if i'm not even sure how to work my spot?

How do I teach him how to go down on me if i'm not even sure how to work my spot?

Communicate: Mutual activity in personal sexual relations depends upon frank discussion of needs and limits. This is helped by good hygiene. And sometimes by trade offs. There is plenty of information on the internet about options and depictions of those options if you need education and your partner does also. ...Read more

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I trying to get information on how to get baby to drop and what can I do to keep heart rate normal almost 38 weeks?

I trying to get information on how to get baby to drop and what can I do to keep heart rate normal almost 38 weeks?

Walk: Walking might help but you normally just have to wait. It should drop in the next 2 weeks. If the baby is doing Ok then the hear rate should stay normal. ...Read more

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How do I tell my parents that i might have overdosed on acetaminophen and i need to go to the hospital?

How do I tell my parents that i might have overdosed on acetaminophen and i need to go to the hospital?

Frankly: An acetominophen overdose can be very dangerous. Tell your parents immediately and candidly so that you can be transported to an emergency room now. ...Read more

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What to do if i need to know how to control my hives so i can partake in everyday life. Please help?

What to do if i need to know how to control my hives so i can partake in everyday life. Please help?

Hives: Chroonic hives should be evaluated by a physician who is experienced with this disease. If your pcp fails to provide answers, see an allergist. ...Read more

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How can I convince my parents to let me go on birth control?

How can I convince my parents to let me go on birth control?

At 45 yrs old: You do not need their permission to go on birth control. Go to a physician and discuss your options. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop relying on pills as keys to my happiness?

What can I do to stop relying on pills as keys to my happiness?

U have the answer: The first step is insight into the problem. Seems like you already have it. Pills aren't the key to your happiness. They may be the keys to keep your medical problems stable, prevent disease. Ask, what else makes you happy and focus on augmenting those elements in your life. ...Read more

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What can I do to better control my anger?

What can I do to better control my anger?

See Below: Find out what triggers your anger. Are there any situations that increase your anger? Stress management, relaxation, self-care will help you with managing your environment better and will help you decrease some of the anger. Find a therapist who specializes in anger management to help you guide through the process. Good luck! ...Read more

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What if I can't afford to go to the Dr and I keep having panic attacks what can u do at home to help myself?

What if I can't afford to go to the Dr and I keep having panic attacks what can u do at home to help myself?

Breath: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read more

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I am embarrassed to go to the doctor to put myself on birth control why ?

I am embarrassed to go to the doctor to put myself on birth control why ?

Embarrassment: Good question. It's not uncommon for patients to be worried/embarrassed prior to seeing their doc for intimate reasons. The important thing for you to realize is that your doctor is a professional. They are not there to pass judgement, they are going to want to make sure that you are getting the care you need. While it's a big deal for you, it's just all in a days work for your doc. Don't worry. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i go on birth control, will i get melasma?

Can you tell me if i go on birth control, will i get melasma?

Depends: If you will develop melasma will depend on the type of birth control. While there is a likelihood that this may happen with combined estrogen/progestin pills, it won't happen with the paragard IUD, for instance. ...Read more

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How to know when do you think my implanon birth control will be effective?

How to know when do you think my implanon birth control will be effective?

ASA IT IS INSERTED: It is inserted within seven days of start of the oeriod and becomes effective as soon as it is inserted. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control but go to school out of my home town area and i need to transfer pharmacies to get my refills, how can I do this ?

I'm on birth control but go to school out of my home town area and i need to transfer pharmacies to get my refills, how can I do this ?

Call your pharmacy: Call your original pharmacy and request that your prescriptions be transferred to your new one. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot afford to purchase my thyroid medication anymore but my doctor strongly reccomends I stay on it. what will happen to me?

What to do if I cannot afford to purchase my thyroid medication anymore but my doctor strongly reccomends I stay on it. what will happen to me?

See you social worker: Go to your local hospital, or your family physician, and ask to see the social worker. They might be able to help find ways to get your medication for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of palpitations without visit first to gp? Can I go straight to cardiologist?

How can I get rid of palpitations without visit first to gp? Can I go straight to cardiologist?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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What can I do to control my asthma?

What can I do to control my asthma?

CONTROLLER MEDS: In my opinion Controller meds which include inhaled Steroids with long acting Bronchodilaters also inhaled in combinations if taken correctly work best and sometimes one can add Montelucast(Singular) to that to control Asthma and reduce the incidents of acute attacks and exacerbations to minimum For acute attacks reliever meds like Albuterol or Levalbuteral are used with oral steroids sometimes ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Heart Rhythm Disorder (Definition)

Also known as abnormal heart rhythm, it is any type of irregular heart beat. Serious types of arrhythmias occur when the heart races ...Read more