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Doctor insights on: Is Qi The Same Thing As Bioenergetics

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Is qi the same thing as bioenergetics?

Yes: Qi is considered the energy that flows through our body to give us life - bioenergetics. ...Read more

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Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same thing or different?

Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same thing or different?

Different: These are Amino Acids that the body uises in ver specific ways. Unbalanced use of these Amino Acid have the ability to do far more harm than good. They really should only be managed by physicians who are fully aware of how to use them properly. ...Read more

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Is the a non drowsy drug that does the same thing as benegril?

Is the a non drowsy drug that does the same thing as benegril?

Do you mean benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine, but can be very sedating. If by doing the same thing you mean treating seasonal allergies then there are several anti-histamines that are usually not sedating, for example, fexofenadine, Loratadine and cetirizine. These are all available in various over the counter preparations. Please be sure to follow the package directions. ...Read more

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Is synthetic betacarotene same as the what we can find in fruits?

Is synthetic betacarotene same as the what we can find in fruits?

Not exaclty: Fruit and vegetables have a whole spectrum of carotene substances that are good for you . Isolating a few doesnt have the same benefit. ...Read more

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Is a kegel exercise the same exact thing as "clench and release"?

Is a kegel exercise the same exact thing as "clench and release"?

Yes but there's more: The term kegel refers to pelvic muscles that tighten the pelvic floor. They close the 3 openings: urethra, vagina, and anus. It's good to practice daily both quick squeeze & relax, as well as squeeze & hold (eg. 10 seconds) to optimize all functions of these muscles. Like any muscle regular exercise is necessary otherwise "you'll lose it if you don't use it.". ...Read more

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Is there such thing as the "wine flu"?

Is there such thing as the "wine flu"?

Swine flu: Have no knowledge of "wine flu", but swine flu is well known. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine the same thing as aloe?

Is lidocaine the same thing as aloe?

No: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine), aloe is a plant that sometimes used to assist the wound healing. ...Read more

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Is the "total gym" apparatus as effective as it claims to be?

Is the "total gym" apparatus as effective as it claims to be?

Yes: Yes the total gym is a good, simple, effective piece of exercise equipment. Make sure you follow the recommended exercises and techniques that come with the equipment. ...Read more

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Is constulose the same thing as lactulose?

Is constulose the same thing as lactulose?

Brand name: Constulose is a brand name for lactulose, a non-absorbed synthetic sugar that is used to rid the body of excess ammonium in people with cirrhosis (severe liver disease), and can be used to treat constipation. ...Read more

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What is psychology? Is it the same as psychiatry?

What is psychology? Is it the same as psychiatry?

Similar: Psychology is the study of behavior. Clinical psychology is the diagnosis and treatment or mental disorders. Psychiatry is the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. These two disciplines have different training and have different focus for treatment. ...Read more

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Is guided imagery the same thing as hypnosis?

Is guided imagery the same thing as hypnosis?

They are similar: With hypnosis, you get into a relaxed state and that can be achieved by listening to words, guided imagery, and other techniques. With guided imagery, your mind is creating a picture in this hypnotic state which may help in a variety of different conditions. Remember that all hypnosis is actually self-hypnosis so you have control over your situation regardless of what technique you are using. ...Read more

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Is the z-pack related to or in the same class as erythromycin?

Is the z-pack related to or in the same class as erythromycin?

Yes: A Z pack is five days of azithromycin which is in the macrolide category of antibiotics, like erythromycin. Interestingly, in my experience most people who claim an allergy to erythromycin describe stomach upset as their allergy symptom. This is not an allergy, this is a side effect to erythromycin, perhaps its most common one. Azithromycin causes some stomach upset but less that erythromycin. ...Read more

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Is enalapril the same as lisinopril or is it different?

Is enalapril the same as lisinopril or is it different?

Different: They are different medications in the same class of medicine (both are ace inhibitors). The function the same way but have different dosing. ...Read more

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What is psychological health? Is it the same thing as emotional health?

What is psychological health? Is it the same thing as emotional health?

Normal/health: A way of thinking about normalcy is a range of behaviors for instance if you were to wash your hands one or two times a day, typically that would not be considered abnormal. However, if you were to wash your hands dozens of times per day, that quite likely would be considered abnormal. In this context normalcy should not be thought of in simple terms of yes or no, black or white. ...Read more

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Isn't anxiety the same as depression? Whar's the difference?

Isn't anxiety the same as depression? Whar's the difference?

Different: But they are the same in that they are different emotional states. Anxiety involves a lot of worrying about the future, and physical sensations like tension depression involves a low mood, shutting down of feelings. One can often alternate between these two emotional states as well. It's most important to recognize when these states are impacting you and to seek professional support. ...Read more

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Is there a pill-form of melanotan that works as well as the shots?

Is there a pill-form of melanotan that works as well as the shots?

Yes: Melatonin is available in a pill form. It is also available in an extended release form. 3mg is a good dose to help with insomnia. ...Read more