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Is ischemia reversible? What is the most recommended medical treatment?

Is ischemia reversible? What is the most recommended medical treatment?

Too many questions: Ischemia can be reversible or irreversible.Where is the ischemia?Is it reversible? How was the determination of ischemia made?Depending on the location of the ischemia - which is insufficient blood flow to any part of the body - the 1st step would be confirmation of the diagnosis usually by an angiogram. If the ischemia is reversible, and depending on location, it might be revascularized. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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Ischemia (Definition)

Used to describe inadequate blood flow and oxygen delivery to an extremity,an organ ,or brain which ...Read more


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What is the most effective treatment for coronary heart disease?

CAD: Coronary heart disease is heart disease caused and associated with abnormalities of the coronary arteries.The treatments are diet, exercise, not smoking , polypharmacy with aspirin, statin, beta blocker and ace inhibitor and sometimes other medicines, interventional procedures or surgery may also be recommended as appropriate for the individual patient. ...Read more

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What is omental infarction? What is the management or treatment protocol for oi?

What is omental infarction?  What is the management or treatment protocol for oi?

Rare but occurs: Omental infraction ( cutting off blood supply ) is rare, mistaken for appendicitis, if small area is involved will recover with non operative management , larger area will need surgical excision of necrotic tissue for early recovery. ...Read more

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What is the medical treatment for diabetes that is best?

What is the medical treatment for diabetes that is best?

Options: If you are a type 1 diabetic, the treatment is insulin. If you are type 2 diabetic, the first drug to start on (if you have no contraindications) is metformin. If it is still not controlling your diabetes, then addition of other meds or Insulin might be needed. When choosing the Next Choice after metformin, choose agents that don't cause weight gain. Diet/exercise is needed for both diabetes type. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for ascites?

What is the most common treatment for ascites?

Treat Cause: Treatment of ascites is based on treating the underlying cause which is responsible for the accumulation of fluid. Other initial treatments are medical in nature and include sodium restriction and diuretic therapy. This can be effective in up to 95% of patients. For those who are refractory to medical treatment the ascitic fluid can be removed periodically via a process called paracentesis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment regime for ischemia?

What is the treatment regime for ischemia?

Multiple drugs: Anti platelet agents such as aspirin, plaivix. Beta blockers such as atenolol or metoprolol. Vasidilators such as nitroglycerin. Occasionally anticoagulants such as Heparin or lovenox (enoxaparin). Coronary intervention such as angioplasty, stenting, and bypass surgery. ...Read more

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What is the most recommended drug treatment for myleoma ?

What is the most recommended drug treatment for myleoma
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Many good ones: Recommended drugs are used in combination regimens and not as single drugs typically. Standard new options include velcade, revlimid, (lenalidomide) steroids and older drugs such as Melphalan and thalomid. Also regimens depend on whether patients are going to go onto transplant or not. The combinations involving the newer drugs are preferred because of better response rates. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for epilepsy?

What is the most common treatment for epilepsy?

Depends!: The word epilepsy denotes disturbances of consciousness in a variety of ways and due to a large number of causes. The symptoms often are repetitive. If there is no definite cause (idiopathic) it is prevented usually by anticonvulsants. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for angina?

What is the treatment for angina?

SEE BELOW: Medical therapy is the workhorse of therapy, however, frequently revascularization with angioplasty/stenting and bypass surgery is necessary. See your doctor/cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is considered the most effective acne treatment out there that is suited for me?

What is considered the most effective acne treatment out there that is suited for me?

Best acne treatment: There is no best acne treatment that suits everyone. The type of acne, the age of the patient, pregnancy plans, hormonal status, diet and a number of other factors have to be considered. Is acne scarring? Is there a possibility of a yeast folliculitis or rosacea? All of these factors have to be accounted for. Please see a dermatologist for treatment that is suited to your particular situation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of atrophic gastritis? Is it serious condition?

What is the treatment of atrophic gastritis? Is it serious condition?

Depends on cause: Can be due to long term infection with bacteria, h. Pylori which can cause ulcers, and cancer of stomach. Can be autoiimmune, also can increase risk for stomach cancer. Decreases acid prod. Either can cause vitamin B12 deficiency (can affect blood count and neurological function), iron def, risk of gut infection. If h pylori-rx with meds for about 2 wks. Both need B12 replacement lifelong. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atherosclerosis?

What is the treatment for atherosclerosis?

LDL Drives HDL Stops: Atherosclerosis, typically starts ~age 7, is primarily driven by lipoproteins (the proteins which transport fat in the water outside cells), not cholesterol (made by every cell), thus optimize NMR particle test (hdl & LDL concentration, not cholesterol), keep hba1c low, optional ?5.0%, sbp ?120 mmhg, don’t smoke, exercise, avoid dietary sugars, etc; study: nusi.Org, taubes, attia, lustig fatchance. ...Read more

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What is the most typical treatment for diabetes?

What is the most typical treatment for diabetes?

Depends: That depends on the type of diabetes you have, type i vs type ii, also on how advance you daibetes is, that is do you have complactions of diabetes already such as renal failure, diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy ect... Sometimes diet and exercise alone can keep your diabetes under control, there are a wide range of diabetic treatments available, you and your doctor should discuss your options. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment of Alzheimer's dz? How can it be prevented?

What is the most effective treatment of Alzheimer's dz? How can it be prevented?

Many: There are no magical pills for prevention of ad, but regular physical and mental exercise as well as a healthy diet and management of bp, cholesterol and blood sugar go a long way toward prevention. Many treatments are available to boost levels of certain chemicals in the brain in ad. There is no cure , but there are many drugs being tested for management of the illness. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pulmonary hypertension that is responding poorly to medication?

What is the treatment for pulmonary hypertension that is responding poorly to medication?

Pulmonary hypertensi: There are a variety of causes for pulmonary hypertension. The treatments for each are not all the same. Even knowing the 'cause' of a case of pulmonary hypertension, the appropriate therapy may not always be effective. Discussing with the treating physician is the best first step. Referral to a Pulmonary hypertension specialty center may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

Treatment migraine: Best treatment is avoiding triggers like stress, lack of sleep, food triggers to be avoided, relaxation teckniques and proper use of controller med, which you take daily, like calcium channel blockers, anti seizures meds like Depakote and others.And during acute attack proper use of prescribed triptans.The combination of all these works the best in my experience. ...Read more