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How can you get rid of depression without taking drugs ?

How can you get rid of depression without taking drugs ?

Possible, but...: It's hard work. Many (but not all) people with depression can be helped if they did certain things irrespective of feeling down, depressed and unmotivated, including specifically, increasing their socialization, avoiding alcohol and substances of abuse and doing 30-45 minutes of aerobic exercise 5 days a week. When the depression is severe, avoiding antidepressants might be counterproductive. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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What do I do to get rid of a headache fast without taking medication?

What do I do to get rid of a headache fast without taking medication?

Depends on Cause: Most common headaches are caused by stress/strain/tension on the muscles. You can sometimes find the muscle that is stressed in the back of your neck and rub it or possibly massage your temples or apply pressue to the tension or "trigger" point. Your md, dentist or massage therapist can help you located the triggers you have and self-massage often can bring relief quickly. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of toothache without meds?

How do you get rid of toothache without meds?

Dental Care: 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 you get rid of lightheadedness?

How can you get rid of lightheadedness?

Find the cause: The main treatment id to find the cause and address it, seek a physician. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pinworms without any medicine?

How do you get rid of pinworms without any medicine?

Why?: Not that i know of. The medication used to treat pinworm is so harmless and benign that it makes no sense to use anything else. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a headache without taking medicine?

Headaches: Stretch neck and shoulder, stay hydrated, sleep at least 7 hours. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, eye strain, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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How could I get rid of anxiety without drugs or alcohol?

How could I get rid of anxiety without drugs or alcohol?

Therapy & self help: Psychotherapy can be extremely effective for treating anxiety disorders. Making an appointment with your doctor to discuss this option can be the first step to great improvements and drugs may not be needed. Cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and imagery are all helpful. Self-help books can also be an option if you want to try on your own, but better in conjunction with therapy. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of headaches without using any pills?

How do I get rid of headaches without using any pills?

See below: Certain natural substances might be of help coq10 magnesium melatonin riboflavin butterburr herb consult your physician if you will decide to use it. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of heartburn without medicine?

What do I do to get rid of heartburn without medicine?

See details: It is very difficult to do. Raise the head of your bed on blocks, avoid spicy foods, all alcohol and hope for the best. Personally, i would rather control the problem with a simple medication than continue to hope that something else would work. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of constipation without taking any medications?

How can I get rid of constipation without taking any medications?

Life style changes: Eat more fiber, fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water and exercise. Add to your diet prunes, pears, beans, whole-grains, broccoli, nuts. ...Read more

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How can I prevent head lice, and how do you get rid of them?

How can I prevent head lice, and how do you get rid of them?

Hairspray helps.: Head lice do not like hairspray so this can be a great preventive. To get rid of lice, you can use various topicals but some forms are now resistant. Study last year showed oral Ivermectin can be used for head lice--one time treatment and works like a charm. Of course, make sure the children are not sharing hats, headbands, barrettes, etc. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cataracts?

How do you get rid of cataracts?

Surgery: At this time, cataracts are removed surgically through small incisions. The natural lens is then replaced with a permanent artificial lens. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives?

How do you get rid of hives?

antihistamines: This is a complicated question. The simple answer or first step would be to start with an over-the-counter antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (loratadine). If one a day is not completely effective and you are not too sleepy, increase it to twice a day (morning and night). If you are still having trouble go see your doctor at that point. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of constepation?

How do you get rid of constepation?

Check out this link: Drinking lots of water, prunejuice, eating fruits and veggies, exercising regularly, taking laxatives/ stool softeners would definitely help. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-constipation. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of constipation?

How do you get rid of constipation?

constipation: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of gas without medicine?

What do I do to get rid of gas without medicine?

Avoid dairy!: As we get older, we are at increased risk of lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is our inabiity to digest lactose sugars. Therefore, when we ingest foods such as ice cream, cheese, and milk, we may become bloated, have abdominal pain, and gas. Avoiding foods containing lactose usually reduces these symptoms. If symptoms persist, see your physician to ensure nothing more serious. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a tension headache without pills?

How do you get rid of a tension headache without pills?

Nice massage: One way is to have a nice massage in a relaxing environment. Warm bath, with soft music. 10% peppermint oil applied to temples (don't get it in your eyes). Longer term prevention: assess your diet for any foods you might be sensitive to & avoid them. Guided imagery, and other mind-body exercises & visualizations. Regular yoga practice. Classical homeopathy. For some, acupuncture. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a headache without sleeping it off or drugs?

How do you get rid of a headache without sleeping it off or drugs?

Depends: It depends upon the cause of the headache. If it is a tumor you need treatment. If it is another cause the option will be different. I would suggest an evaluation by a headache specialist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of nasua?

Find out what is : The cause , by seeing u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stress?

How do you get rid of stress?

Depends on the kind: What are your stresses? Can you even identify all of them? How has the stress affected your ability to do things? Is this new or has it happened before? If it happened before how did it go away? Are there medical problems and if there are are they being addressed? Identify the stress, look at ways to change it, involve family, friends & if needed talk to your doctor for futher guidance. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dizziness?

How do I get rid of dizziness?

Dizziness: Consult your doctor, have a thorough physical and neurological examination and review of any medications you might be taking. You may be referred to either an ENT doctor or neurologist. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of dizziness after concussion?

What do I do to get rid of dizziness after concussion?

Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The best thing is to give your brain complete rest. The more strain you place on your brain while it is attempting to heal, the more likely it is to slow down the healing process. ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) get rid of dizziness?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) get rid of dizziness?

Advil (ibuprofen) for dizziness: Hello, advil (ibuprofen) is an antiinfammatory medication that probably has little affect on dizziness. Try antivert/meclizine as directed or see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dizziness on standing? Taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)

How to get rid of dizziness on standing? Taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)

Blood pressure: Dizziness on standing is most often a sign that the blood pressure is too low when standing. Have your physician check the blood pressure lying down, then immediately after standing (without sitting in between) and one minute after standing. A drop of 20 mmhg in pressure from lying to standing is significant. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) causes you to lose salt and water - drink lots of fluids. ...Read more

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Any way to get rid of dizziness, sleepiness caused by invega (paliperidone)? 3mg

Any way to get rid of dizziness,  sleepiness caused by invega (paliperidone)? 3mg

Possibly: First insure that the sleepiness doesn't have another contribution, from something other than Invega (paliperidone). Insure that your day-night cycle is optimized with respect to a full night's sleep, timing food properly, and exercise. Then insure that you are taking it at night, and that you require that full dose, as opposed to a lower dose. Then you can consider an alertness aid, like NuVigil. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dizziness , light headed , pressure in face and upper neck pain?

How do I get rid of dizziness , light headed ,  pressure in face and upper neck pain?

Lightheaded: Lightheaded and dizzy could be symptoms of dehydration, but you usually don't see that associated with pressure in the face and upper neck pain. You could have allergies, which would give symptoms of nasal congestion, clear nasal drainage and watery itchy eyes. Upper neck pain can cause "cervical vertigo, " which can be treated with stretching and anti-inflammatories. You could try anti-histamin. ...Read more

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Please help me! how can I get rid of this dizziness ?

Dizziness: Many causes of dizziness, main one is dehydration. Drink tons of water, salt in the diet, avoid caffeine at all cost. If it persists see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I feel so dizzy all the time. How can I get rid of it?

No short answer: Inner ear problems can cause acute dizziness. Chronic inner ear weakness will cause dizziness mostly with movement and holding still is helpful. Neck problems, low blood pressure, medications, anxiety are all causes of chronic dizziness. Evaluation can be extensive to, determine the cause. I suggest seeing an ENT especially in neurootology. Getting rid of it requires accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a pounding headache and dizziness?

How to get rid of a pounding headache and dizziness?

Pounding headache: I would start with excedrin migraine, or naprosyn (naproxen) (aleve), or Ibuprofen (advil, motrin). Try a cold compress over the area that is throbbing. If you can, i would try to nap. If the headache continues, i would go to the local emergency room. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vertigo or dizziness?

Vertigo: Vertigo means spinning. Start by hydrating, avoid alcohol and see your doctor for a good check up. If thats normal see an ENT to check the ears as a cause. If thats okay then see a neurologist ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad nausea caused by dizziness?

Difficult: You need to treat the nausea by diagnosing the cause of the dizziness. See your doctor and feel better. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this heavy arm and dizziness sensation?

How can I get rid of this heavy arm and dizziness sensation?

Complex issues: You are briefly relating symptoms that truly require a detailed history and physical exam probably by your primary care provider first. This could be a neurologic, cardiovascular, psychologic, inner ear related issue, among many other possibilties. ...Read more

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I am feeling dizzy and fatigued. Can someone suggest something to get rid of it. Thanks?

I am feeling dizzy and fatigued. Can someone suggest something to get rid of it. Thanks?

See a doctor: The first thing you need to do is to have the issue evaluated by a doctor in your area. There are numerous causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been dizzy all day since i woke up is there an overthecounter med the i can buy to help get rid of the dizziness?

I've been dizzy all day since i woke up is there an overthecounter med the i can buy to help get rid of the dizziness?

There may be: Depends on what you mean by dizziness. If you are lightheaded ; feel like you might pass out, especially when you stand up suddenly, that may be a sign of dehydration or bleeding, both which can be serious. If the room is spinning ; you're nauseated it could be from an ear infection (which should be treated) or just a cold. Meclizine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with this type. See your doc if it persists. ...Read more

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Why do I get dizzy when i eat the first 2-5 bites every time i eat makes me feel dizzy. I am not on any medications nor have had any health problems in the past. I am completely lost and don't know how to get rid of this or even what it is

Why do I get dizzy when i eat the first 2-5 bites every time i eat makes me feel dizzy. I am not on any medications nor have had any health problems in the past. I am completely lost and don't know how to get rid of this or even what it is

That : That is a very unusual symptom. My first suggestion would be to see your doctor and have blood tests, especially to be certain that your blood glucose is normal. If it persists though you may need to see a neurologist for their thoughts. If you develop weakness, headache, or vomiting, then you would have to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

Salt and fluids: Eat plenty of salt and drink plenty of fluids. If that doesn't correct it, there are drugs that can be used. But first, you need to be evaluated for causes of low blood pressure. When you squat or arise from lying down, do it slowly - it's normal for BP to drop briefly at those times and most folks will have a few seconds of dizziness if they get up too fast. ...Read more

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I took 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) two hours ago and now I'm anxious and dizzy. How can I get rid of this?

I took 20 mg of celexa (citalopram) two hours ago and now I'm anxious and dizzy. How can I get rid of this?

If this is the only: possible cause, then you should visit your prescribing MD very soon, preferably before taking the next dose. There is a long list of side effects that this class of meds potentially produce, which you can research by just typing in "celexa side effects" into any search engine. But, beware of "Dr. Internet." Follow up with a professional. Meanwhile, take a long walk, to start. ...Read more