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How To Avoid Preeclampsia
Low carbohydrate: The easiest way to prevent diabetes is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance. Low carb food items such as meats, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective in normalizing blood sugars. For more, visit: https://kaushikmd.com/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alarms, timed voids: Bed wetting is a common problem that almost always resolves. There are options such as alarm systems and timed voiding which can be tried at home. For occasions such as a sleepover when a patient may need to guarantee they will stay dry, there is a medication that can be used. Your doctor can help assess for medical causes of bed wetting and give advice on using the other options mentioned here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavioral: This condition runs in families but can also be related to medical issues and medications. Know the medications that aggravate which include antihistamines, caffeine/stimulants, antidepressants and Dopamine antagonists. Low iron, 12 and thyroid are common medical problems that can cause. ...Read more
Prevention: Try to stay hydrated and eat foods low in sodium to prevent bloating associated with pms. You could also eat foods that are rich in vitamin b6 (bananas and nuts) which helps to modulate hormones related to pms. Finally, exercise and stay active. Endorphins are released during physical activity which can also help relieve your symptoms when you do experience pms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't have sex: If you don't have sex, then you can't get (her) pregnant naturally. If you want to have sex w/o pregnancy, wear a condom to minimize risk of sexually transmitted diseases. Or ask her to wear a diaphragm or sponge, either one w/spermacide. Copper iud & fallopian tube coils are two other non-hormonal methods. Whether you consider these methods "natural" is up to you. Timing is not very effective. ...Read more
Genetic +environment: Genetic plays a role, but environmental exposures play a bigger role in development/severity of asthma. Living in rural/farms has lower risk compare to urban environments. Certain occupational/chemical exposures incur even higher risks. If you don't have asthma, then minimize exposure to smoke/chemicals may help. If yes, then follow doc for eval/treatment to better control your asthma. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prevention: Big topic! tendonitis is frequently the result of overuse injuries so training modification is important. Resolve any imbalances such as malalignment (orthotics), weakness and tightness (physical therapist) or technique(coach). Cross train so that you are not doing the same things over and over. Something simple like checking the grip on your racket or shaft of the golf club may help as well. ...Read more
Smile...: Depression has many causes. While genetics and environment play a role, one's outlook on life is dependent on thier support systems, coping mechanisms and self image. I would recommend keeping company with positive people, exercise regularly, and take time for yourself every day. Look at the cup as always half full and smile. If you have thoughts of hurting yourself or others seek help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That's Easy: That's an easy one. All you have to do is what you should be doing already anyway. Brush thoroughly after each meal, floss at least once a day, and see a dentist/hygienist as often as recommended. If they think every 6months is good, then that's what you should do. If your dental team suggests a shorter interval, that's what you should do. Also, eat healthy and don't smoke, and you should be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle: You can avoid getting diabetes by eating healthy and losing weight. Adult diabetes is usually caused by being overweight. Many can avoid developing diabetes through a healthy lifestyle that includes a low calories, low fat diet along with regular exercise. This will help maintain a normal weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle : Sorry, you can't completely avoid cancer, but ACS data suggest that 50-60% of cancer deaths can be prevented by not using tobacco products (of any kind), eating well, exercising, and overall living a healthy lifestyle. Also, make sure you get the screening tests appropriate for your age and risk. Talk to your doc about this. I wish you a long, healthy life. ...Read more
Skype: You can try visiting home often, but if it is not cost effective or you simply can not, try skypeing or even crazier, you could try writing letters and using a thing called mail. There is nothing wrong with being home sick, as dorothy always said, .."there is no place like home!". ...Read more
No: Many studies show that carbs and sugar do not cause type ii diabetes. Fat also will not affect the diabetic risk. What makes the difference is weight control. Every 2.5 lbs that you gain increases the diabetic risk by 15%. Losing weight decreases the risk by 15% for every 2.5lbs. If more carbs or sugar or fat might increase risk but only by making you gain weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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