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If You Are Taking Tyroid Medication However You Are Experiencing Chronic Consptiation
If you are going through menopause can you have hormonal headaches almost daily if aren't taking hormone replacement therapy.
Possible: Different women have different symptoms at menopause and headaches are not uncommon. You should consult your gynecologist as she/he may have advice or medication. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Everyone does, DM↑es: Everyone dies. The issue is how soon & especially with what quality of life in the meantime. Diabetic metabolism accelerates many diseases, yet many medications have a poor track record. Since dm is ?ed blood sugar, drastically ?ing intake of all sugar foods (i.e. Carbs=sugar, simple & complex) is 1st most important, this & exercising to keep body fat low & efficient 2nd, a few meds can help. ...Read more
What do you do if you have generalized anxiety disorder and are terrified of taking prescription meds?
Get in Psychotherapy: That is the central element of gad treatment; meds are not necessary, they are just helpful at times in bringing down the intensity of the anxiety, while the exploratory therapy is underway; however, if you're that terrified of the meds at this time and would rather do it without, then you definitely can (it may be harder but doable); nothing wrong with changing your mind either... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is probable: that your physician has taken these issues into account and decided appropriately. However, in this incorrect, feel free to ask your physician. HRS, M.D., FACC www.thepmc.org ...Read more
What physiological effects are if you are misdiagnosed for asthmatic and you regularly use a corticosteroid inhaler?
Sickle Cell Trait: A refers to normal hemoglobin and s denotes sickle. Sickle cell trait (as) is an inherited condition in which both hemoglobin a and s (more a than s). Sickle cell trait is not a type of sickle cell disease. People with sickle cell trait are generally healthy. Genetic counseling is recommended for individuals who wish to have kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Main concern will be whether patient remain compliant with recommended treatment plan. ...Read more
Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline has strong anticholinergic effect (drying effect) & can cause dry skin, fever & increase sweating. If taking a high dose & u r under the sun for a while, some confusion occurs & the above-mentioned side-effects can intensify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there legal ramifications to not taking anti-epileptics when you have been diagnosed with epilepsy?
Only if: You have a seizure while driving while in the U.S. Unmediated or poorly control seizure patients are not allowed to drive here. Not sure about bc. I would have to think in thiscase the laws are similar. However by not taking the meds and having continued seizures you run the risk of brain damage. ...Read more
How, if you have cancer, can you tell if the symptoms you are experiencing are from cancer or are something totally different?
If you oab syndrome can you still have kids? If so, are there safe medications that you can take while pregnant?
Half life is long: The half-life of the drug is so long that withdrawal symptoms are not possible. After prolonged use the elimination half-life of this drug can be up to 100 days. That means that it could take up to 500 days completely clear your system. Any drug coming out of your body that slowly would not have any withdrawal effects whatsoever. Best wishes. ...Read more
Besides being treated with levothroxin for Hashimoto condition. Are there any supplements that I should take?
None known: Hashimoto causes low thyroid function and the only thing which helps is thyroid replacement. ...Read more
What should you do if you are losing your memory? I am having troubling recalling names of people and locations.
Memory?: XMcGrath~ its imprtant to know your baseline as far as intelligence. College grad for example or not. Then MEDS: look at all propriety meds u SHOULD be taking and look if its a s/e. STOP if it is. STOP ALL RECREATIONAL DRUGS and ALCOHOL. Wait for 2 weeks to see if improved. If not, see a NEUROLOGIST thanks (this is abnormal for a 28yo) ...Read more
If you are experiencing psychosis, would you present with physical symptoms, if so what? Please Help.
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