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How to get off fetanyl?

How to get off fetanyl?

Need Dr's help: Can't do on own, as patches only in fixed sizes and cannot cut them w/o loss of med. Talk to your prescriber about your concerns and desires and he/she can work with you to taper the dose at a rate that you can tolerate, while potentially replacing with non-narcotic med(s) if still having pain. ...Read more

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How to get off acne?

How to get off acne?

Scientific Rx: Start with benzoyl peroxide; if this isn't enough visit your physician, first line is topical retinoic derivatives &/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If still not sufficient, the right systemic antibiotic for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. Dermatologist visit if still not clear. Good luck. All acne is manageable today. ...Read more

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How to get off from pimpled?

How to get off from pimpled?

Hmmm: Wash and keep your face clean. Benzoyl peroxide can help. If acne is very bad sometimes an antibiotics regimens will help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get death off of my mind?

Can you suggest how to get death off of my mind?

This is what we: Call it obsessional thought . You may use couple of techniques . One is thought stoppage. This is when the thought of death comes , consciously try to stop it and when you reputedly practice it , the thought will diminish. The second is distraction. In this , you try to distract your mind from ruminating on death . Here you go out for a walk , exercise , call a friend and other active maneuvers. ...Read more

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I want to know how i can motivate myself for weightloss and to get up early from bed.

I want to know how i can motivate myself for weightloss and to get up early from bed.

Motivation: If you have trouble motivating yourself ask someone close to you to a workout buddy and schedule workouts in the morning so you will have to get up and going forward. If this fails consult an exercise physiologist who will train you and help you develop motivation over time. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I would like to know ways on how to cut off this addiction?

I would like to know ways on how to cut off this addiction?

More specific: What addiction? Please be more specific and resubmit the question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get cellulite off my legs?

Can you tell me how to get cellulite off my legs?

Cellulite?: That is the question there are NO guaranteed treatments whether non invasive or surgical ( i.e. Cellulaze) that offer reproducible constant results as of today. ...Read more

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How long does a head MRI take? I get claustrophobic easily and want to figure out how to best prepare myself.

How long does a head MRI take? I get claustrophobic easily and want to figure out how to best prepare myself.

It is brief: The amount of time required for an MRI of the head varies, but generally it is brief (minutes rather than hours). To prepare, try this: (1) take an active (rather than passive) perspective; you're hiring the medical team to take pictures of your head; (2) learn "the relaxation response" (rr)(instructions online); (3) practice the rr daily while lying down with your head in a box. Relax and go on. ...Read more

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How can you get pimples to go away for good?

How can you get pimples to go away for good?

Get older: You need to get used to the fact that acne is a chronic, non-curable, non-lifestyle-related disease that eventually goes away on its own. Until then, if topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician and talk about managing it with additional Rx. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best way to get off prescription drugs?

That depends on : what medications you are referring to. Your physician can tell you if you can stop cold turkey or if a med requires a taper. ...Read more

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How to get out from dantruff?

How to get out from dantruff?

DERMATITIS: Dandruff are lesions on the face, scalp, causing greasy scaling and pruritus. Treatment is tar, medicated shampoo, antifungals like Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo and topical corticosteroids. ...Read more

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Tips on how not to get addicted to smoking?

Tips on how not to get addicted to smoking?

Don't Start : Nearly 70 million people, aged 12-years or older have reported current use of tobacco (national survey of drug use & health, 2010) and the rate of tobacco use in persons with mental illnesses has more than doubled. While many people can quit without help, treatment for tobacco addiction does work. These include nicotine replacement treatment, medications, and behavioral treatments. ...Read more

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How do I get myself on a plan to get fit?

How do I get myself on a plan to get fit?

Start slowly: Start slowing with some easily achievable goals like walking for 15 minutes a day. Work on shifting your diet also slowly to a healthier regimen. If you drink sodas, try getting rid of those first. Write down your goals each week and check them off at the end of the week. Set new goals each week. Exercising with a friend is often helpful to keep you on track. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best way to come off zopiclones?

How do I find what's the best way to come off zopiclones?

Keep close: basically the bestway to wean off is in close coordination with your physician. he/she can help you come off of it. ...Read more

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How can I get amphetamines off my mind?

How can I get amphetamines off my mind?

Deal with addiction: Addiction involves obsessions of the mind that lead to compulsions of activity. There are many ways to deal with it, from learning a different pattern of behavior, such as is practiced by 12-step treatment programs, to using cognitive behavioral techniques, motivational enhancement therapy, transpersonal psychotherapies and others to displace the compulsive thoughts. Your PCP can refer you. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to stay on my diet and get healthy?

How can I motivate myself to stay on my diet and get healthy?

Put more emotion..: Ask these questions in this sequence: 1.-what do you want? A to do list is not good, it has no emotions. 20% of your actions will give you 80% of your results. 2.-why do you wanted? Here is where the power lies. Take time to find your passion. 3.-how i can make it happen? Action plan do this and see it every day at first, then every week. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can stay motivated to work out every day?

Can you tell me how i can stay motivated to work out every day?

Difficult: You just need to keep setting goals for yourself and make it a game to keep achieving them for your mental and physical health. ...Read more

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How can I make time for myself to live healthy?

How can I make time for myself to live healthy?

Exercise,sleep,food: You need proper sleep (at least 8 hrs) to rejuvenate your body and decrease stress hormones. You also need aerobic exercise at least 30 mins daily and proper nutrition. Eat small meals 4-5 times daily and be sure to include 9-13 servings of fresh fruits and veggies daily. ...Read more

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Addicted to hydrocodone? How to get off of it?

Narcotic addiction: You need to see an addictionologist. There is inpatient and outpatient options for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid off shyness around upperclassmen?

How to get rid off shyness around upperclassmen?

Be your self...: And realize you do not need to impress anyone but yourself. Learn to feel comfortable in your own skin! ...Read more