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How can I treat depression in adults?

How can I treat depression in adults?

Depression remedies: Include exercising, engaging in social interaction & engrossing activities, practicing gratitude, doing kind things for others, learning and practicing stress management, developing & committing to meaningful goals, avoiding negative thinking & negative comparisons with others, & talking to empathic & trusted people. If those aren't enough, talk to a mental health professional. ...Read more

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How do you treat itp in adults?

How do you treat itp in adults?

Oral steroids: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a condition in which autoimmune antibodies against platelets causes an increased rate of destruction. Platelets are needed for normal blood clotting. Heavy periods, nose bleeding, easy brusing, and a rash (purpura) may suggest this problem. Diagnosis requires a blood count and blood clottting studies. Treatment begins with steroids (prednisone). ...Read more

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How to heal asthma in children holistically?

How to heal asthma in children holistically?

Cannot: I'm afraid asthma cannot be cured by western medicine or any complementary or alternative medicine. It can, at best, be well-managed. Most children with asthma will actually outgrow it and be perfectly healthy (lung-wise) as adults. ...Read more

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How can I treat dehydration in adults?

How can I treat dehydration in adults?

Fluid/fluids in food: Water or other fluids are an obvious solution to poor hydration.Many foods also have fluid value and can provide a boost to hydration.Applesauce or similar foods are about 95% water, vegetables are around 60%.Just pushing up fluid value intake to the point they pee every 6 hours will do it. ...Read more

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How can we treat hypoglycemia in children?

Bipolar or ADHD?: I have found that many bipolar & adhd symptoms resolve when following the hypoglycemia eating plan. Adrenaline is released with hypoglycemia & can cause behavior and focus problems which might be diagnosed as adhd or bipolar. Following the diet above, can help rule this in or out. ...Read more

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How to treat mouth breathing in adults ?

How to treat mouth breathing in adults ?

Mouth Breathing: Can be due to many causes actually, such as a skeletal malocclusion or vertical excess with lip incompetence, macroglossia, nasopharyngeal obstructions (polyps, turbinates, deviated septum), seasonal or domestic allergies with congestion to name a few. Mouth breathing is a symptom of another underlying issue usually so focus should be on identifying and treating that issue and it will be reduced. ...Read more

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How to prevent meningitis in infants/children?

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How to prevent meningitis in infants/children?

Vaccination: Vaccination has proven the most effective way of prevention of bacterial meningitis caused by hemophilus inluenzae ; strep pneumoniae meningococcal meningitis is very sporadic, and routine immunization against it is not currently recommended for young children under age 11. ...Read more

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How to prevent and treat psoriasis in children?

How to prevent and treat psoriasis in children?

Important to treat e: Important to treat early and . Prevention is in order is aperson with psoriathoroughlysis but there is not way to prevent since there is a genetic component. There is a good source for you to see from the National Psoriais Foundation https://www.psoriasis.org/parents/about-psoriasis ...Read more

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How can I naturally treat parasomnias in adults?

How can I naturally treat parasomnias in adults?

Get enough sleep: Most causes of parasomnias are directly related to insufficient sleep. First, establish a routine sleep-wake schedule which incorporates no less than 7-9 hours of sleep per night (not time in bed). That's the first step. Many find once they get enough sleep, the parasomnias improve/may completely go away. See a sleep specialist to get a better history on your issue. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you describe how to cure cough in children?

Can you describe how to cure cough in children?

Depends on Cause: Otc cough suppressants for children contain mainly dextromethorphan, a mild cough suppressant. Some studies show honey to be equally/more effective for soothing cough (never give to children <1yo). If caused is posterior nasal drip, consider use of antihistamine. If due to inflammation (wheezing) in lungs, child may benefit from bronchodilator tx (albuterol) and/or steroid therapy. ...Read more

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How do you treat asthma in children?

Reliever/controller: There are two types of asthma meds. Relievers. That are quick acting bronchodilators designed to "open up" the airways, and controllers. That attack the underlying cause of asthma: chronic inflammation. ...Read more

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How did doctors learn how to treat the bubonic and pneumonic plague?

How did doctors learn how to treat the bubonic and pneumonic plague?

Treatment: Once medicine learned what the caused these plagues the search was on for a treatment. It was not until the advent of antibiotics that treatments became reliable and it was not until the second world war that medicine learned how to make antibiotic in large enough quantities to bring the price down to an affordable level. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat bronchitis in infants?

What can you do to treat bronchitis in infants?

Bronchitis: Bronchitis is a loose term thrown around to indicate chest infection. "Bronchitis" in children is a viral infection typically treated supportively. I believe you may mean bronchiolitis which indicates a viral infection in the small airways of the lungs. This can be observed with no medication, but may require nebulizer medications. If you need more info, please request virtual consult. ...Read more

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How can epiglottitis in children be treated?

How can epiglottitis in children be treated?

Please see below.: Most of the time, someone with epiglottitis must be intubated (have a tube put in the airway to keep it open) until the swelling resolves, and all patients with this condition need to be in the icu. After bacterial cultures are taken, IV antibiotics are started. Fever relievers may also be needed. ...Read more

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How can u treat depression in children?

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How can u treat depression in children?

Child depression: Depending on severity, following evaluation by a child psychiatrist, psychotherapy, both individual and family, group therapy, and mexications if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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How can I avoid pertussis in infant?

How can I avoid pertussis in infant?

Vaccinate: You vaccinate the mother during pregnancy or soon thereafter, as well as any adult in routine contact.You also vaccinate the kid as soon as they are old enough. ...Read more

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How do you treat excema in children, particularly babies?

How do you treat excema in children, particularly babies?

Try to find culprit: First try to determine if formula or other food may be the cause. Secondly you would want to keep the skin well hydrated and use moisturizers ad infinitude. In the end you may have to see a dermatologist or allergist for further treatment. ...Read more

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How common is it for children to get cancer vs adults?

How common is it for children to get cancer vs adults?

Much less common...: Incidence is 17 per 100, 000 (age 0-19), ~460 per 100, 000 for adults. A nice breakdown by age is shown at: http://apps.Nccd.Cdc.Gov/uscs/cancersbyageandrace.Aspx?Gender=male%20and%20female&count=false&population=false&datatype=incidence&ratetype=ageadjtype&cancersite=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&year=2008&site=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&surveyinstanceid=1. ...Read more

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