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How to exercise to deal with the body aches?

How to exercise to deal with the body aches?

Slowly & surely.: Exercise is generally good for achiness, but start slow - warm-up, low-impact aerobic work (bicycling, elliptical), easy stretching once warmed up, light weights. Try to exercise on most days of the week - consistency is important in this regard. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Generalized soreness/ ...Read more


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How can athletes deal with severe body pain...due to montelukast?

How can athletes deal with severe body pain...due to montelukast?

Talk to Dr.: Sounds like you need your treatment changed, particularly since the pain can impair athletic performance. Your Dr will likely switch medications so you avoid the side effects. ...Read more

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How can your body cope with a lot of stress?

How can  your body cope with a lot of stress?

Response to stress: Your body responds to stress by: increasing catecholamine release; increasing cortisol release; increasing blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate; increasing blood flow to large muscles so you can run; dilating your pupils so you can see farther; decreasing sex drive; slowing GI system [but you may also have a sudden evacuation before that happens!] it is "fight or flight" response. ...Read more

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How to deal with foot pain related to diabetes?

How to deal with foot pain related to diabetes?

MD input: It is essential that you obtain input from your internist or your endcrinologist. One possible option that can be quite effective is acupuncture. ...Read more

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How can you cope with neck pain?

How can you cope with neck pain?

Seek Doctor's Help: You will need to be examined to rule out any significant problems or red flags, and to reach the correct diagnosis of the cause of your neck pain. For most etiologies, anti-inflammatory medications (if not medically contraindicated), physical therapy, home exercise programs can significantly help you in managing neck pain symptoms. ...Read more

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How to deal with body imperfections?

How to deal with body imperfections?

Focus on the: all the things you like about yourself. Being overly self -critical will only cause you pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with the pain with my colitis?

Can you tell me how to deal with the pain with my colitis?

Difficult problem: Colitis is inflammation of your colon. Avoiding triggers of inflammation is a benefit. So alcohol, nicotine, gluten, fatty foods are potential triggers. The diagnosis and treatment can become involved, so a doc that you can have a strong relationship with helps. You may also need a colonoscopy, more medications. Hope you can avoid surgery, the back up when all else fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to cope with chronic heel pain?

How to cope with chronic heel pain?

Concentrate on: Getting rid of your pain. A diagnosis and treatment by a foot specialist is recommended.In all likelihood this pain can go away with proper care. ...Read more

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How to deal with exhaustion?

How to deal with exhaustion?

Rest is good: Adequate sleep, avoidance of stimulants, and alcohol, proper nutirition, hydration, exercise... And of course adequate sleep. Naps of less than 1/2 hour probably wont help - uninterupted sleep for at least 6-7 preferrably 8 hours a night helps. If one has lost a lot of sleep it can take a week or so to get back to normal. ...Read more

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How to deal with pain in my wrist/hand?

How to deal with pain in my wrist/hand?

Splint & diagnose: Splint to rest the wrist then see an orthopedic hand surgeon for the correct diagnosis. This way you can have the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to deal with stomach pains?

How to deal with stomach pains?

It depends.: Stomach pains are common and often respond to simple home remedies. You can try taking some Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) (1 TBS/ two tablets. a cup of hot ginger tea with honey&/or lemon juice. Sometimes mixing 1 TBS baking soda in 8 -12 oz water may help after a big burp. If the pain persists or gets worse go to ED or doctors office. ...Read more

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How can I deal with poor body image?

How can I deal with poor body image?

If this is causing: you to suffer - you might consider cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How to cope with my memory problems?

How to cope with my memory problems?

"Memory problems": Is a very general phrase. Start by talking w/your doc. If the problem is significant and medical issues have been ruled out a neuropsychologist can test you and tell you your strengths and weaknesses and how best to cope w/them. Reflect on your lifestyle, exercise, food, etc. They are all factors. Also, are you depressed? That makes it difficult to concentrate and remember. Peace. ...Read more

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How can I cope with fibromyalgia?

How can I cope with fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: I recommend you work with a doctor who has experience working with fibromyalgia patients. I recommend you do an elimination diet, especially of gluten and dairy. Exercise. Have your hormones checked, too. ...Read more

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How to cope with the male menopouse?

How to cope with the male menopouse?

Exercise: Eating healthy and staying involved with activity you love and good friends is a good way to start!! ...Read more

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Please help, how much pain can the body withstand before passing out?

Odd question : What are you planning? The answer is highly variable as pain is perceived differently by different individuals and our physiologic response is also highly variable. What is true for you won't be the same for me and will also be different based on age, gender, type of pain, and other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with intense stress?

Can you tell me how to deal with intense stress?

Stress: Your self care habits are critical to reducing stress. Make sure you get daily aerobic exercise, eat well and sleep at least 7 to 8 hours a night. Also consider seeing a mental health professional who can help you develop better coping strategies. Best. ...Read more

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I am losing memory of everything, I can't remember to how cope wth my body's pain. Ever since I became 17, I lost my hope. Everything is like not real?

I am losing memory of everything, I can't remember to how cope wth my body's pain. Ever since I became 17, I lost my hope. Everything is like not real?

Seek help: Your description of the problem is concerning, and you should seek an appointment with your mental health provider immediately. Describe your concerns frankly. If you have thoughts of suicide or self-harm, go to the emergency room. The internet is not the place to deal with these feelings - seek professional help. ...Read more