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How does the puma method work?

How does the puma method work?

Habituation : The exercises are bases on the premise that the more you do of them the less motion sickness you will have. No reviews of this have been done. ...Read more

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How well does the pull out method work?

How well does the pull out method work?

Very poorly: Withdrawal method for contraception. It is no fun and it is famously unreliable. I've seen a figure of as high as 30% pregnancy in a year for couples doing this. Please avail yourself of today's technology, whether it's a condom, an IUD, or a pill that is right for you -- or consider loving safely. ...Read more

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How can you find out what method the reading cardiologist used to calculate the ef%? Simpson method, or m-mode methods? It doesn't specify on report.

How can you find out what method the reading cardiologist used to calculate the ef%? Simpson method, or m-mode methods? It doesn't  specify on report.

Varies: The measurement is usually done by the sonographer and reviewed by reading physician. Final report of ef also takes a visual assessment of the function as and does not fully rely on the measurements. ...Read more

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How fast does it take the IUD to work?

How fast does it take the IUD to work?

Depends: Copper iud, paraguard, works right after incertion, whereas Mirena (levonorgestrel) may take a full cycle to become effective, so if you had Mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted, you will need to use alternative contraception for the first month. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the pill to be effective? Which birth control option works the quickest?

How long does it take for the pill to be effective? Which birth control option works the quickest?

2 weeks: Most hormonal birth control (pills, patch, vaginal ring, Depo-Provera shot, Nexplanon arm insert) ... All generally take 2 weeks to be effective. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is immediately effective. If you have recently started birth control but are worried about being pregnant call you doctor. ...Read more

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How long does the juviderm work for?

How long does the juviderm work for?

Juvederm duration: Juvederm typically lasts for 8-12 months, depending upon where it is placed. In the nasolabial folds, you should at least 8 months of correction, in the lips, at least a year, and in the glabellar fold, sometimes even indefinitely. ...Read more

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How does the potato method work in breaking someone's wrist?

How does the potato method work in breaking someone's wrist?

OK I'm game: I tried to search for the potato method to break a wrist but i could not find anything really accurate on line just a bunch of gibberish and link to other sttes. So ill ask you. Give me a link that shows or explains it and ill try to figure it out. Prepare to meet mr angry eyes! argh argh! ...Read more

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How effective is the laser procedure for small internal hemorrhoids? How long does it work for?

How effective is the laser procedure for small internal hemorrhoids? How long does it work for?

Very: Laser treatment is very effective for small hemoroids can often be permanent can require more than one treatment ...Read more

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How does a dialysis machine work and what is it used for?

How does a dialysis machine work and what is it used for?

Blood cleaning: Blood is pumped into a filter that allows toxins to pass into a salt solution that carries them away while delivering bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and other needed minerals. Excess fluid can be removed with the filter also, the blood then returns to the patient without the toxins, with less water and with corrected acid base status. ...Read more

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Does probody slim & shape massager system work? What is the best way to use it?

Does probody slim & shape massager system work? What is the best way to use it?

Not sure: I haven't ever heard of it. I would assume anything other than diet and exercise for weight loss is a marketing ploy. ...Read more

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Is q10 safe to take with out doctors care and how fast does it work ?how does it work in the body.

Is q10 safe to take with out doctors  care and how fast does it work ?how does it work in the body.

Coenzyme Q10: Cholesterol lowering Statins do seem to lower Coenzyme Q10 levels. Statins also cause muscle aches and pains (myopathies). Coenzyme Q10 deficiency MAY be one mechanism for statin-induced myopathies. However, taking Coenzyme Q10 with statins to decrease the probability of developing statin-induced myopathies is unproven. Myopathies usually resolve by just switching to another statin. ...Read more

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Can anybody tell me how well the rhythm method works as a birth control?

Can anybody tell me how well the rhythm method works as a birth control?

Not very reliable: Using the rhythm method effectively depends upon absolutely regular and predictable cycles (not common) and considerable self-discipline. Since your sexual desire or libido increases when you are most fertile and this is exactly the time you have to avoid with the rhythm method, it tends not to work out well. ...Read more

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How does the procedure to detect cancer work?

How does the procedure to detect cancer work?

No one procedure: Not a universal procedure or test to detect all kinds of tumor. Imaging, lab work, clinical picture, and ultimately a tissue biopsy may often be necessary for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

Preventing ovulation: The medication works by inhibitting ovulation. Thus, no egg, no pregnancy! the half-life of the medication varies greatly ranging from 11 to 45 hours and so it is difficult to say for sure. Based on this, it stays in the body for about 2.5 days to just over 1 wk. If you still have question, post it here or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is the cpap device used in medicine and what does it do?

How is the cpap device used in medicine and what does it do?

CPAP treatment: The main use of CPAP is for obstructive sleep anea. This device is attached to a hose that attaches to mask over nose or nose and mouth. It can also be used for other conditions like heart failure or respiratory failure. ...Read more

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How does the vaser liposuction work?

How does the vaser liposuction work?

VASER lipo: Please see attached link http://vaser.com

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Read abt Kybella to help with sub-chin flab. How does it work and how long for results to show? Cost? Side effects? How does it compare to smart lipo?

Read abt Kybella to help with sub-chin flab. How does it work and how long for results to show? Cost? Side effects? How does it compare to smart lipo?

Plastic surgeon: Deoxycholic acid, under the trade name Kybella, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for reducing moderate-to-severe fat below the chin. When injected into submental fat, deoxycholic acid helps destroy fat cells. Many patients experience visible contouring of their chin profile in two to four treatment sessions spaced at least one month apart. Cost is $1-2,000. Not covered by insurance ...Read more

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I've heard that compassionate use is a way to get access to experimental treatments. How does it work?

I've heard that compassionate use is a way to get access to experimental treatments. How does it work?

In certain situations, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows companies to provide their experimental drugs to people outside of clinical trials: This is referred to as compassionate use. But getting access to not-yet-approved drugs through a compassionate use request can be a long and challenging process. If you're interested in trying an experimental treatment, talk to your doctor about your options. For you to receive an experimental drug through the compassionate use program, your doctor must contact the drug company and then submit an application to the FDA. For the FDA to consider your request, you must meet certain criteria: Your disease is serious or immediately life-threatening. , No treatment is available or you haven't been helped by approved treatments for your disease. , You aren't eligible for clinical trials of the experimental drug. , Your doctor agrees that you have no other options and may benefit from the experimental treatment. , The company that makes the drug agrees to provide it to you. , Your doctor feels you are healthy enough to tolerate this medication. . To find out more about the rules regarding compassionate use, visit the FDA website and search for "access to investigational drugs. " Another way to get access to experimental treatments is through expanded access studies. In these studies, experimental drugs in the later stages of clinical trials are offered to people who don't qualify for the clinical trials. To find out if a drug is available this way, contact the drug's manufacturer. Or go to ClinicalTrials. gov and search for "expanded access studies. " As you consider whether to try to obtain an experimental treatment, it's important to keep a few things in mind: You aren't guaranteed to benefit. , The risks of the drug may be unknown. , Some companies don't give access to experimental drugs. , Your doctor may not agree with your request. , You may pay out of pocket for experimental treatment. , Getting an answer may take time. ...Read more