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How can I treat hypnopompic (or hypnogogic) hallucinations?

How can I treat hypnopompic (or hypnogogic) hallucinations?

See your doctor: Having brief hallucinations when falling asleep or waking up (hypnogogic and hypnopompic) does not necessarily indicate a pathological problem. However, these can be part of other treatable conditions such as narcolepsy, schizophrenia, and alcohol or drug abuse. Important to have these issues evaluated, especially if you're concerned enough to ask about treating them. Good luck to you. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Hallucinations (Definition)

Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been ...Read more


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What can cause or prevent sleep paralysis and hypnopompic or hypnagogic hallucinations?

What can cause or prevent sleep paralysis and hypnopompic or hypnagogic hallucinations?

Can be normal: These are not considered pathological and can occur in just about anyone. ...Read more

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My wife (having treatment for hallucination finds it very difficult to stand up and walk even if she sits for a few minutes. What can be done?

My wife (having treatment for hallucination finds it very difficult to stand up and walk even if she sits for a few minutes. What can be done?

Call her doctor: I'm not sure what treatment your wife is receiving, or what medication she might be on. But, some of these can cause a lowering of blood pressure when the person tries to stand -- with dizziness, weakness, and inability to walk. Please call her doctor & tell about this. Your wife's medications may need adjusting or changing. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for hallucinations?

How can I get treatment for hallucinations?

Make an appointment: With about family doctor to rule out medical causes and if cleared, make an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area. We are here to help. ...Read more

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Is haloperidol used for schizophrenia treatment only? I am prescribed with halo. I am expriencing voice hallucinations and was diagnoised with ptsd.

Is haloperidol used for schizophrenia treatment only? I am prescribed with halo. I am expriencing voice hallucinations and was diagnoised with ptsd.

Haldol (haloperidol): Can be used 'off-label'. It is an older antipsychotic medication that has indications for schizophrenia ; tourette disorder. It can be used for psychotic or dissociative symptoms (such as can occur with ptsd). I prefer working with the newer class of atypical antipsychotics. Take care. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for terminal viral illnesses that induce hallucinations/other psychological effects? Answer please!

Yes perhaps: I need more information. What kind of virus, what do mean end stage, what kind of hallucinations, any other symptoms and diagnoses? ...Read more

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How to cure hallucination? Is there any medical term for the cases?

How to cure hallucination? Is there any medical term for the cases?

Dr. Can look for why: A hallucination is an experience in which a person sees (or hears, feels, or tastes) something that seems real, but is not really there. The person is awake during the hallucination. Treatment depends on the cause, which can be chemical imbalances (liver or kidney failure), drug abuse, medicine effects, psychiatric illnesses (schizophrenia, PTSD), brain tumors, dementia, sleep disorders, etc... ...Read more

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Best treatment for alopesia?

Best treatment for alopesia?

Varies with cause: Alopecia can occur from a variety of causes from hair eating to cause unknown. Treatments vary with the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment of ac. Dacryocytitis?

Treatment of ac. Dacryocytitis?

Antibiotics: Oral antibiotics. Then followed by a dacryocystorhinosty (dcr) when infection resolved. ...Read more

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Is there home treatment for ed?

Is there home treatment for ed?

Yes: Losing weight and increasing exercise is the best home treatment for erectile dysfunction. Have your provider check a testosterone level to make sure it's in good range. ...Read more

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What's a good treatment for ed?

What's a good treatment for ed?

Start with herbal: As long as you don't have cardiovascular problems you can try my favorite "steel libido" from the health food store. If this fails you need to see your physician for medications and other interventions. ...Read more

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Plz give me for pile treatment.

Plz give me for pile treatment.

Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins).

1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in.

2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow

3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more

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Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for safety?

What is the treatment for safety?

None: Safety is the goal. Why treat it? It is not a disease or a problem. ...Read more

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What treatment is good for p.A.D.

Poor circulation: Check your lipid profile. If your cholesterol levels are elevated your doctor may want to start you on statin medication. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of acute mi?

What is the treatment of acute mi?

Stents: Besides meds need a stent. Also Plavix (clopidogrel) or prasugrel. ...Read more

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Prophyriya treatment & medication?

Prophyriya treatment & medication?

Porphyria: Group of inherited disorders affecting enzymes in production of heme. High carbohydrate diet or infusion of 10% glucose during crises. Hematin and heme arginate are choice drugs for acute event. Consult hematologist for optimal solutions. ...Read more

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Ampiclos is it good for treatment?

Ampiclos is it good for treatment?

Yes--Antibiotic: This is a combination of ampicillin/cloxacillin -- these are semisynthetic (ie. Stronger) penicillin drugs. This drug is used to treat bacterial infections for which your provider believes is causing your infection. For a most cases, it is "good.". ...Read more

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What is the treatment for fainting?

What is the treatment for fainting?

The real?: The real question is what is causing the fainting. Once etiology is determined appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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Who performs the exablate treatment?

Who performs the exablate treatment?

MR Guided u/s tx: Exablate is mr-guided ultrasound treatment. A list of providers may be found at www. Insightec. Com. In california there are centers for fibroids and for cancer. The fibroid centers are at universities in sandiego and la and the bone metastases centers are at standford and the city of hope, and I hope you find this information to be useful. ...Read more

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Me spondolytisis for best treatment?

As above: See an orthopaedist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there is a treatment for viltigo?

Is there is a treatment for viltigo?

Vitiligo: See the following web site.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vitiligo/ds00586/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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Do you have any treatment for herps?

Do you have any treatment for herps?

For herpes sores?: Oral antiviral medications are helpful in preventing or clearing up herpes sores. Topical antiviral creams are somewhat helpful but not as helpful as oral medications. To treat an outbreak, one should start the medication as soon as possible to get the best effect. To prevent future outbreaks, one can ask his primary care doctor about preventive options. ...Read more

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What is a treatment for hemorroides?

What is a treatment for hemorroides?

It depends: This resource will help you understand the treatment of external and internal hemorrhoids.

Cut and paste
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/195401-treatment. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for phn, class 1?

What's the treatment for phn, class 1?

PHN: Phn= postherpetic neuralgia/neuropathy. Multimodality approach is best as medications alone may not be sufficient. Some medications that can be useful include topicals, pain relief patches, antseizure medications, opioids, antidepressants. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hepatoma, what will be the treatment?

Hepatoma, what will be the treatment?

Liver cancer: If possible, curative resection will be the best to do. If not a good candidate for surgery- if localized- radiofrequency ablation, tace, gamma knife may be considered. In metastatic disease- when the cancer has spread beyond the liver for instance to the bone etc- palliative treatment with sorafenib should be considered. Discuss further with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for coughs?

What is the best treatment for coughs?

Need diagnosis...: Cough treatment depends on the etiology of the cough. It could be due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, bronchitis, etc. All these diagnoses have completely different treatments so you should see your doc for eval for any cough lasting more than a week or 2. If it is due to a virus, it should run its course within that time. There are many effective prescription treatments. ...Read more

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What are the steps of treatment with str?

What are the steps of treatment with str?

Stretching Release: Soft tissue release, a technique that works to break up adhesions & scar tissue, improves mobility & circulation to the tissues. It is deep tissue massage & assisted stretching but should not be painful. Str is reported to hurry up healing time of muscle and tendon injuries. It’s different from other methods in that the muscle or tendon is pressed on at the same time the muscle is stretched. ...Read more