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How to treat parkinson's?

How to treat parkinson's?

Parkinson's disease: is the result of a deficiency of dopamine in a specific area in the brain. Medications that replace the dopamine, mimic the action of dopamine, or reduce the breakdown of dopamine in the brain are used to treat the symptoms. Medication regimens must be adjusted individually. Deep brain stimulation may be helpful when medications do not adequately control symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Chan Hwang
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Dystonia (Definition)

A neurological movement disorder characterized by sustained muscle ...Read more


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How to treat vegetative-vascular dystonia?

How to treat vegetative-vascular dystonia?

Hot/cold showers: This diagnosis is popular in the eastern europe; in the us it is called vaso-vagal dysfunction (or syncope). Regular aerobic exercise, good hydration, regular meals, and enough sleep can help. A treatment popular in the eastern europe involves taking a hot shower and at the end making the water cold for 2 minutes. This does condition your blood vessels, although there are no controlled studies. ...Read more

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How to treat vertigo?

How to treat vertigo?

Peripheral or Brain: Vertigo is the perception of true movement in the absence of your moving. Its cause may be peripheral in the inner ear or central in the vestibular portion of the brain. Thus, a specific diagnosis must first be established before any meaningful therapy can be started. Diagnosis before treatment. Recommend seeing an Otologist before you take over the counter meclizine. ...Read more

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How to treat lockjaw?

How to treat lockjaw?

See OFP specialist: Orofacial Pain provides diagnosis and management of pain in the face, TMJ disorders, locking jaw as well as, associated headaches and neck pain. They are the experts in this field. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to treat scoliosis?

How to treat scoliosis?

First try PT: Scoliosis curves can range from insignificant to severe curves. Treatment depends heavily on the symptoms you are having. If it is back pain only, then physical therapy to improve muscle control, strength and endurance are the mainstay of treatment. If a curve is more severe, then surgery is sometimes indicated to improve the curvature and relieve pressure from spinal nerves. ...Read more

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How to treat scoliosis?

How to treat scoliosis?

Varies: Treatment for scoliosis is based upon the age of the patient, the size of the curve, and the presence or absence of any associated symptoms. Don't hesitate to be seen by a specialist to discuss the options of your specific case. ...Read more

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How to treat bipolar?

How to treat bipolar?

Bipolar treatment: There are many ways to treat bipolar disorder, including with therapy, a healthy lifestyle, and medications. Regarding the latter, mood stabilizers are the treatment of choice. These include medications like lithium, depakote, lamictal, trileptal, and tegretol, to name some. Antipsychotics such as abilify, zyprexa, risperdal, geodon, seroquel, latuda, invega, and saphris (asenapine) are also commonly used. ...Read more

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How to treat migrane?

How to treat migrane?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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How can you treat myoclonus?

How can you treat myoclonus?

Medications: Most often daytime myoclonus can respond to Depakote or keppra, (levetiracetam) but nocturnal myoclonus is different, and we use drugs such as Requip or mirapex. ...Read more

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How to treat sacralisation?

How to treat sacralisation?

Sacralization: Sacralization is a congenital anomaly that occurs when the transverse processes of the L5 vertebral body fuse to the ilium. The person appears to have 4 lumbar vertebrae instead of 5. The incidence of sacralization occurs in 3.5 % of the population. Sacralization does not cause pain but can lead to adjacent stress on the sacroiliac joints or the disc space and joints above the fused segment. ...Read more

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How to treat neuropathy?

How to treat neuropathy?

Many ways: Neuropathy in of itself can be related to many different disease processes, such as diabetes. Improved control of the disease process may result in some improvement in the neuropathy symptoms. Other treatments may include meds in anti-seizure class that act to "calm" over active nerves causing discomfort. If refractory to meds and conservative tx, neuromodulation through spinal cord stimulation. ...Read more

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How to treat carpaltunnel?

How to treat carpaltunnel?

Unclear: Not sure what is being asked here. Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to a median nerve compression syndrome at the wrist. Symptoms include numbness and tingling of the thumb, index finger, and middle finger. Surgery can be done to decompress (unpinch) the nerve. ...Read more

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How to treat vaginismus?

How to treat vaginismus?

Seek professional: First seek a GYN to ensure there is nothing wrong with your anatomy. If your anatomy is normal then seek the advice of a certified sex therapist. They can help you overcome this problem. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to treat lichenification?

How to treat lichenification?

Try emollient: If the underlying cause for lichenification has abated, use of an emollient like Vaseline would help. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How can I cure and treat dystonia?

How can I cure and treat dystonia?

No cure: there is no cure for dystonia. Depending upon the location and extent of the dystonia, oral medications or injections of Botox can be beneficial. usually Botox is much more effective treatment for dystonia and other medications. Best to check with her doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat siriasis?

How to treat siriasis?

Psoriasis?: If you mean "psoriasis", it's often best ignored. I've had success with topical halogenated glucocorticoids such as triamcinolone. Dermatologists have big guns for this disease. ...Read more

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How to treat hypochondriasis?

How to treat hypochondriasis?

CBT: In contrast to other forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy is usually more focused on the present, more time-limited, and more problem-solving oriented. In addition, patients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. ...Read more

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How to treat exanthem?

How to treat exanthem?

Many different types: An exanthem refers to any rash that occurs on the cutaneous surface (versus an enanthem, which occurs on mucosal surfaces). Since there are many different causes of exanthems, there are many different treatments. ...Read more

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How to treat clinomania???

How to treat clinomania???

Clinomania: Questions? Do you have low energy level? Are you fatigued? How are your sex drive, appetite and motivation levels? I believe it is important to be checked to determine if there is an underlying health condition or even depression. If your proclivity to stay in your bed is not related to medical/psychological conditions - then consider cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How to treat chikungunya?

How to treat chikungunya?

Supportive care: There is no medicine to treat chikungunya virus infection or disease. Decrease the symptoms: Get plenty of rest Drink fluids to prevent dehydration Take medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, or paracetamol, to relieve fever and pain. ...Read more

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