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I Seem To Be Getting Hourse Freguently For No Reason
Depression: You may be describing/suffering from depression. Rather than giving you a bunch of depression scales, I recommend that you see your Family Doc or Psychiatrist who can either make diagnosis or find other reasons for your feeling sad w/o apparent reason. More importantly, find a Psychologist or counselor who you trust for cognitive behavioral therapy if your depression is mild before considering med ...Read more
Exertion, 'lytes: Charley horse is another term for muscle cramp. It has many possible causes, and can often be caused by intense or prolonged muscle activity. Charley horses are more likely to occur when a person is dehydrated or deficient in certain electrolytes such as potassium, calcium, or magnesium. ...Read more
Make a call: That sounds like a burden and no fun! Letting your doctor know is a good first step to resolving this problem. There are effective treatments for depression (e.g., therapy & medication). Beyond the professional treatment angle, it might help to get more active with others, make a list of things you're grateful for, exercise, and do other healthful behaviors. Call your doctor. You can feel better! ...Read more
Oversize question!: The physiological reasons are far too numerous to cover in less than a huge book. Causes can be hormonal, water retention, aneurysms or anything that stretches the meninges, tumors, high blood pressure (stretching blood vessels), and many mechanical reasons incl muscle tension, etc. A good osteopathic dr can, via a full history & physical, incl. Hands-on exam, help determine cause & potential fixes. ...Read more
Are you tired at: Work? Stressed by your job? On the go constantly? You may feel a burst of energy when you get home because it a positive place and you can relax. ...Read more
Risk for Colds: Many factors could be at work here. You may have a depressed immune system which your doctor can confirm or not-confirm. Otherwise, try being a "germaphobe" for a while and see if that helps. Use plenty of hand sanitizer, avoid crowds or those who are sick, don't touch things that the public touches. Of course get plenty of rest and eat a healthy diet. See if all that helps. ...Read more
Evaluation with Dr.: There are many causes for headaches and daily headache should be evaluated by your doctor. It could be something serious. Tension headaches are not uncommon and they can cause pain every day. You really should see your dr. There are other causes as well that need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: A reputable md always has a reason for major surgery such as hysterectomy. Additionally, pathology tissue committees make sure that the stated reason for surgery is confirmed on tissue examination. Too frequent "normal uterus" pathology reports will raise a "red flag" and hopefully the md has to answer why or risk losing their hospital privileges eventually through peer review. ...Read more
Unusual symptom: Do you experience upper, middle, or lower abdominal discomfort after prolonged standing but otherwise not get similar discomfort on other occasions? This might be abdominal muscles which become uncomfortable in a strain type way as you stand upright for prolonged periods similar to people who develop back pain on prolonged standing. I doubt that any intestines or other intraabdominal organs do this ...Read more
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What is the reason we get a white coating on our tounges when we get older and how do we stop it?
Food debris: This white coating is food debris and bacteria that has not been removed from your tongue and mouth. It can easily be removed using a tongue scraper or a toothbrush. It is more common in people with dry mouth and allergies. This white stuff can be a cause of bad breath. Make tongue cleaning a part of your daily oral hygiene routine. ...Read more
Can a person get sick from horse fly bites? I have been bitten several times from those horse flys.
Is it normal to be horny almost all the time? I'm a dude btw. Get awkward boners for no reason. Why?
Libido: Libido or sexual desire id a function of testosterone, seems like you have could levels of it and also to be able to get good erections means you are in good health as long as you don't impulsively have unprotected sex etc and its not a symptom of medical, drug or psychiatric condtion. ...Read more
What can I do if my boyfriend hasn't been able to get an erection for two days know. What could be the reason?
Relax: There are many psychological and physical causes of erectile dysfunction -- and the most common is stress. Also, alcohol, tobacco, opiates, anabolics and certain medication. Don't pressure him, but be nurturing and it will usually correct itself. If not, have him see his doctor. Go slow, and remember there are many ways to enjoy sex. Try some of them. ...Read more
I'm always shaking for no reason and its starting to get worse? What's going on with my body? Why does it do that?
31 flavors: There is a reason for your shaking--you just don't know it. Many causes for abnormal movements exist. You need to see a neurologist who will be able to see your "shaking". Simply talking about it isn't enough. ...Read more
I don't get much sleep. L can go 42 hours without sleep until my body shuts down. What could be the reason my body does this?
Insomnia: Can be transient (duration less than a week), acute (for less than a month), or chronic (more than a month duration). Several causes of insomnia, such as medications, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol or stimulants, withdrawal from sedatives, restless leg syndrome, stress, pain, mood disorders, stress, poor sleep hygiene. ...Read more
Do really stretching exercises make you taller? I am 17 and I am trying to get taller I want scientific reason for that. :)
What to do if I have the common cold and I also have a horse show coming up, is it ok if I ride. I'm afraid I might get my pony sick. Will i?
Vet question: Here are three sites where you can get this answered: My Pet ED : http://www.mypeted.com/ * Just Answer On-line Vets at: http://www.justanswer.com/sip/veterinary * Ask a Vet: http://www.banfield.com/Pet-Owners/Pet-Health/Ask-a-Vet * Good luck. ...Read more
Why out of nowhere I will get sad for no reason and I will think something horrible is going to happen. I freak out and can't calm down. Help?
Panic attacks involve sudden feelings of terror that strike without warning. These episodes can occur at any time, even during sleep. People experiencing a panic attack may believe they are having a heart attack or they are dying or going crazy.
http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/panic-attack-symptoms ...Read more
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