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How to prevent carsickness?

How to prevent carsickness?

Scopolamine. : Ask your doctor for a scopolamine patch, this is placed behind your ear before you travel. It will help but can give you a dry mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Airsickness (Definition)

Airsickness is the feeling of nausea during or after air travel. It is usually a temporary sensation. There are many over the counter remedies which work well. If persistent, there are some prescription ...Read more


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How to prevent sids?

How to prevent sids?

Back Sleeping: The major way is for your infant to sleep on their back. Altho not 100% preventative, it is the single best method. Secondly, do not cobed with your child.Even in the best of situations, tragedies have occured. ...Read more

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How to prevent heartburn?

How to prevent heartburn?

Lifestyle measures.: Smaller more frequent meals. Elevate head of bed from the floor. Don't eat within four hours of going to bed. Limit citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, tomato products, smoking and peppermint. Lose weight if you're overweight. OTC meds like Prevacid, Prilosec and AcipHex (rabeprazole). ...Read more

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How can one prevent seasickness?

How can one prevent seasickness?

Alternative options: Dr tosca gave an excellent response. Here are alternative options: acupressure, sea-bands and ginger or peppermint tea. ...Read more

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How to prevent migraines?

How to prevent migraines?

Your life style: Migraine is a neurologic/body disorder; get your life style back in order. Keep the same schedule daily, drink lots of water, moderate exercise regularly, balanced diet to keep your weight down, pain diary. Treatments: physical therapy, acupuncture, supplements, stress control/relaxation, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy. Most important: see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to prevent gout?

How to prevent gout?

Reduce gout by diet: Gout diet helps to control the production and elimination of uric acid, help prevent gout attacks or reduce severity.Limit meat, poultry and fish.Cut back on fat. Saturated fat lowers ability to eliminate uric acid. Limit alcohol.Interferes with the elimination of uric acid from your body.Drink plenty of fluids, particularly water, 8-16 glasses.Eat complex carbohydrate, grains, fruits, vegetables. ...Read more

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How can I prevent motion sickness?

How can I prevent motion sickness?

Some approaches: Ginger root, 1000 mg capsules, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) scopolamine ear patches, meclizine, wrist bands, vestibular exercises to accommadate. ...Read more

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How to prevent asthma?

How to prevent asthma?

Choose parents well: There are many components to the asthma experience & by far the most important is genetic. Those born into families where one or both parents have or had asthma have a higher lifetime risk. There is an interaction with eczema, allergies &asthma within families. You can reduce the impact by avoiding smoking or exposure to fumes, etc.But this comes out if your born susceptible, when the time comes. ...Read more

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How to prevent depression?

How to prevent depression?

Good, tough question: "Depression" is only a word, used variably, without confirmed, specific biology. So, discussion starts there. However, depression is typically "constitutional" (genetics or early trauma) or "acquired" (life circumstances). Treatment of former is long term and cure rare. Treatment of latter >> fix how you approach the disparity between what you believe your life should be v. what it is. ...Read more

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How best to prevent headaches?

How best to prevent headaches?

Avoid triggers: Keep a headache diary to identify foods or other situations that trigger the headache. Minimize caffeine and alcohol consumption. Improve sleep hygeine. ...Read more

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What can i do to prevent altitude sickness?

What can i do to prevent altitude sickness?

Go slow: If possible, acclimate slowly (ie: go up only 1000-2000 feet each day once you get above 4000 feet and rest lots). Drink LOTS of water, eat foods high in iron and carbohydrates, avoid alcohol and other sedatives, and ask your doctor if a prescription for acetazolamide might be right for you. ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Two ways: One, a secure contraceptive utilized as directed. Two, holding one's knees together at all times.( no sexual activity via abstinence.) ...Read more

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How to prevent gaot?

Gout?: This is a good article by the mayo clinic please see the following about gout prevention: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gout/ds00090/dsection=prevention. ...Read more

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How can I prevent motion sickness

How can I prevent motion sickness

Couple of tricks: Some take otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or Meclizine prior to getting onto a boat. There is a bracelet with a bead to be worn if you might suffer motion sickness, and is said to be useful in some. The old fashioned scopolamine patch behind the ear may work. A lot of migraine pts have motion sickness, and anti-migraine meds may be useful. ...Read more

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How to prevent paraphimosis?

How to prevent paraphimosis?

Frequent retraction: Gentle traction over glans, lubrication if needed to bring foreskin back to previous position, if unable to bring skin back to normal then immediate eveluation and possible surgery needed. ...Read more

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How to prevent arthritis?

How to prevent arthritis?

Genes: Your genes determine a lot. Avoid injury, strengthen and maintain full range of motion of all joints. ...Read more

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How can you prevent hangovers?

How can you prevent hangovers?

Don't drink: If you don't drink alcohol you will not have a hangover, of course if you drink sensibly you won't have a hangover either. ...Read more

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How to prevent apendicitis?

How to prevent apendicitis?

Unknown : I know of no way to prevent appendicitis. Otherwise, I would not have had mine removed at age 40! ...Read more