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Ways to stay awake for long during exams?

Ways to stay awake for long during exams?

Caffeine : We used coffee in my day but I have many patients who have great success with 5 hour energy. But as any med school grad will tell you;cramming for exams isn't the best way to learn.Go to class every day.You paid for it-get your moneys worth.And get a "study buddy" ; make it a constant quiz, every moment you see each other ask a quiz question. ...Read more

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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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How to stay calm when at the dentist if I have an anxiety disorder?

How to stay calm when at the dentist if I have an anxiety disorder?

A Simple Technique: Breath to relax. In the dental chair, close your eyes, take slow, deep breaths... As you exhale, picture in your mind- an image of steam or smoke coming from your nose and mouth. With each slow breath, allow your body and muscles to relax fully. If you become aware that you have forgotten to focus on the exhalation image, start again. Remember: the more you relax = less pain. ...Read more

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How to stay awake naturally, help? Need to pull all-nighter for upcoming exam.

How to stay awake naturally, help? Need to pull all-nighter for upcoming exam.

Don't do it: Why not study prior to the exam? It sounds like you know this is coming up. Data is clear that your retention is much better if you get adequate sleep. While you may cram more in to short term memory by pulling an all-nighter, you'll likely offset that retained information by making errors on simple exam questions due to your sleep deprived state. In summary: get enough sleep! ...Read more

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How can I stay calm during an upcoming wisdom tooth surgery?

How can I stay calm during an upcoming wisdom tooth surgery?

You are expressing f: there is nothing to be afraid at all as long as you are going to a board certified oral surgeons. They are expert. Talk to them about your concern. Few years ago I was at a seminar of a very famous public motivational speaker. I will never forget what he said. He said FEAR means Falls Evidence Appearing Real. Relax good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is it possible for an EEG to measure brain activity?

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Can you tell me how is it possible for an EEG to measure brain activity?

EEG: EEG measures voltage fluctuations resulting from ionic current flows within the brain neurons. ...Read more

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How to relieve the stresses during an interview?

How to relieve the stresses during an interview?

Stress suffered: during an interview is probably normal, proportional to how much rests on the outcome. Try rehearsing your presentation beforehand, and then doing a little meditating just before. Establishing rapport is always a good idea. Identify with or compliment some aspect of the interviewer. Make eye contact and try to appear genuine. Acknowledge some nervousness. They already know anyway. ...Read more

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What can be done to stay calm when getting fillings?

What can be done to stay calm when getting fillings?

Pain: You can meditate before going to your appointment. You can watch the actual procedure on youtube to get the fear out of the procedure. Sometimes doctors recommend pain therapy before the actual procedure to make it less painful. ...Read more

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How long will an allergic reaction to electrodes from a heart monitor take to show up?

How long will an allergic reaction to electrodes from a heart monitor take to show up?

Usually immediate: An allergic reaction to the electrodes (the stickiness and/or tape) would be found out soon after they are removed and you will see an allergic ring or redness and irritation at the site. ...Read more

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Does an eeg hurt/how long will it take and how long will an MRI on the brain w/out iv contrast for migraines take? Nervous and in so much pain. Help?

Does an eeg hurt/how long will it take and how long will an MRI on the brain w/out iv contrast for migraines take? Nervous and in so much pain. Help?

Comments: EEG should be painless, and lasts about 60 min. MRI of brain about an hour or so, and contrast injection should be well tolerated. But why do you have pain, and why is it so necessary to have these tests? Would you be better served via a Concierge visit? ...Read more

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How does Xanax (alprazolam) calm you down and relax your body. I am prescribed this to calm me down for the night before a procedure. ?

How does Xanax (alprazolam) calm you down and relax your body. I am prescribed this to calm me down for the night before a procedure. ?

Calming receptors: Xanax/alprazolam works on gaba receptors in your brain. These receptors are responsible for calming your brain activity, making your feel less anxious, even sleepy. A calm brain means a relaxed body. ...Read more

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What can I do to stay entertained during bed rest?

What can I do to stay entertained during bed rest?

Healthtap :): I always recommend patients on bedrest have a laptop to help pass the time. Now i encourage patients to use healthtap as an education tool to help learn about their pregnancy. Having family visit, reading books and watching some favorite tv shows help too. ...Read more

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How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

Only hours: Clindamycin is only around for a few hours. It should be completely gone by 24 to 36 hours. Reactions are commonly caused by histamine. Any antihistamine such as tagamet or Zantac (ranitidine) may provide some relief as well. You should make sure your doctor knows about your issues in case you need something stronger like steroids. ...Read more

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How long does an EP study withOUT ablation last? Can I stay awake during the procedure?

How long does an EP study withOUT ablation last? Can I stay awake during the procedure?

Well : It varies on the complexity the procedure can last from around an hour to six hours. You need to ask your cardiologist for specific advice ...Read more

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About how long can u stay 50% effaced and dilated to 2 1/2? Is likely to stay that way a week?

About how long can u stay 50% effaced and dilated to 2 1/2? Is likely to stay that way a week?

Can not guess: It is not possible to guess when someone will labor exactly. If you are 2.5 cm dilated and 50% effaced all we can say is "soon." We can not say if soon means today, tomorrow or weeks from now. I would keep a bag packed and ready to go though. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What happens during an upper endoscopy? How long will it take to recover?

What happens during an upper endoscopy? How long will it take to recover?

Usually: You have mild sedation for the procedure and a numbing spray for the back of your throat. Otherwise you shouldn't feel anything. After, your throat may be a a little sore but you should not have any true pain especially if no biopsies were done. Back to your normal routine the next day. ...Read more