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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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