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How To Get Rid Of Fainting Spells
Fainting spells: First try to find out the cause of the spells, and when do they occur. This may help with the cause. People can faint due to cardiac or neurological causes, so if you determine that you are not having seizures then we look to see if your heart is structurally normal. If it is normal then we look for causes or associations. ...Read more
Feeling like i'm going to faint almost everytime when i stand right after i lay down. What should I do to get rid of this?
Orthostatic : Hypotension is the most common explanation for this. The autonomic nervous system regulates blood pressure responses to position. If you have been lying flat for a while then jump up, sometimes the blood pressure doesn't keep up and blood flow takes a while to get to your brain. This happens with some meds. The best thing to do is to sit awhile before standing to let blood get to the brain. ...Read more
Can anxiety make you really dizzy and feeling like your going to faint I have really bad anxiety how do I get rid of anxiety and why does it happen?
Anxiety: Makes us feel all sorts of things. We all experience it & it normally is a warning that something is not right (stress). When we have anxiety in the absence of a real problem, it can be difficult to handle. You may need the help of a counselor & some even need occasional or long-term medications to help control extreme anxiety. ...Read more
How to prevent nervousness, as i always faced increased heartbeats, sweaty armpits and faintness. Please help doctor.
Check BP and meds: Check your blood pressure first to confirm it's low. If it is, check medications and if you are on blood pressure meds, ask your md to adjust the dosage, to improve blood supply to the brain. If not on blood pressure meds, consider caffeine to help yourself over these spells (5 hour energy drink may help). If still symptomatic, get checkup for cardiac arrhythmia and/or neck vessel blockages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne scaring are there any options to get rid of acne scaring?
I had cysmatic (not sure how to spell it) acne my whole life and still currently have it. Just not as bad. My entire face is pitted.
I talked to a specialist at one point who was very mean
I : I agree that it is important to treat the cystic acne first. Accutane is a good treatment for this purpose. Please read more about Accutane on the link below. After you complete Accutane treatment, you must wait at least six months before treating any scarring that is left over from the acne. At that point, laser resurfacing combined with selective removal of pitted acne scars can help improve acne scarring. I hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: Side effects of medications to treat high blood pressure can cause it.Other conditions called orthostatic hypotension, and heart beat abnormalities [arrythmia] the cause of this phenomenon needs to be sought out. Take precautions like gettting up slowly from a lying or sitting position and moving only if the spells pass.Support stockings may help, but specific treatment depends on cause. ...Read more
Why do I get really dizzy when exercising (has caused me to faint)? How do I prevent it happening?
Use ORS if needed: Do not use any anti-diarrheal medication.Young children and infants should not be given a clear liquid diet. They should continue a normal diet but avoid high fat items. Nursing mothers should continue nursing. Do NOT give young children: plain water, tea, soda, Gatorade or Juices. They need an Oral Rehydration Solution(ORS). THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGES CONTAIN DETAILED PATIENT INFORMATION: http:// bit.ly/1yjrrsa AND http:// bit.ly/1BTTJbh ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The treatment for erectile dysfunction depends on the cause. In a young person, it is most likely not diabetes or other chronic diseases, although these should be considerations. The treatment could be anything from counseling/therapy to medications. You need to see your primary care provider. ...Read more
VD?: Hi my initial reading of your question made me think you might have meant VD for venereal disease. If so, this question becomes complicated until more information is known. What are your symptoms? Have you been diagnosed with something? Has someone informed you that you may have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. I just need more information to answer your question appropriately. ...Read more
Time: All the medications that have been put forward to target cold viruses (not influenza) have not surprisingly proved lame and worse than the disease. Best rx's is Pseudoephedrine used judiciously and briefly, something like iboprofen for pain, and plenty of water to keep the pain meds from slowing down kidney function and keeping the chest secretions moist and flowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Doctors may also recommend cortisone or kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if unusual or worrisome scalp symptoms. ...Read more
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