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Is there a cure for raised intracranial pressure?

Is there a cure for raised intracranial pressure?

Yes but...: There are several and very different causes of raised icp. The treatment and resulting durability depends on the cause first. Causes include high blood pressure, anatomical malformations, infections, and cancer. This is not a complete list though. ...Read more

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Raised Intracranial Pressure (Definition)

All persons have pressure in their brain fluid that can vary with position, respiration, bearing down, cough, etc. However, if the fluid pressure is very high, it can cause pressure on structures in and around the brain. The most sensitive test is the spinal tap with pressure monitor that can measure in mm of mercury or cm of water. For high pressures the ...Read more


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Is there a cure for low blood pressure?

Is there a cure for low blood pressure?

Yes: For most of the reasons, there are treatments available both inside the hospital, as well as an outpatient depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for neuropathy from hypertension?

Is there a cure for neuropathy from hypertension?

Hypertension: Neuropathy? I am not familar with a typical neuropathy from hypertension. Was that the specific diagnosis you received. Many patients have associated hypertension and diabetes and the neuropathy is secondary to diabetes or other causes. I would be happy to receive more information to try and give you a better answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for a high blood pressure?

Is there a natural remedy for a high blood pressure?

Yes.: All patients with high blood pressure are recommended to change their lifestyle. This includes reducing the amount of salt and saturated fat in the diet, losing weight, avoiding alcohol, exercising regularly, and managing stress. If patients follow these recommendations and their blood pressure is well controlled, they may not need any blood pressure medication. Also see your doctor regularly. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pulmonary hypertension?

Is there a cure for pulmonary hypertension?

Hard to tell: It depends on what the cause of it is. Obstructive sleep apnea if causing it, may be cured by weight loss and some surgical techniques, whereas primary pulmonary hypertension will not get cured but may be adequately controlled by some medications. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for ic/bps?

Is there a permanent cure for ic/bps?

No: There is no permanent cure for ic but in some patients the disease seems to resolve over time. Some patients will have flares of the disease with symptoms coming & going over time. Others will have symptoms resolve for the most part over time. Still others will have persistent symptoms to some degree. For more information on treatment of ic, see this link; http://www.Drjkm.Com/treatment-op. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for raised intracranial pressure?

What is the best treatment for raised intracranial pressure?

Reduce it!: True rise in intra cranial pressure is serious it is evidenced by headache, nausea and vomiting , swelling of the optic discs and sometimes altered mental status. There is a relatively benign condition called benign intracranial hypertension ( otherwise known as psuedotumor cerebri) with different causes that is relieved by taking cerebrospinal fluid through a lumbar puncture. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ic?

Yes: The main treatment is dietary change, in fact if you don't change your diet- nothing else will work either. Zantac, (ranitidine) prelief and antihistamines are second steps. Elmiron is the third steps. If the diet alone doesn't help these other steps may take months to benefit. ...Read more

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Is there a genotype for high blood pressure?

Is there a genotype for high blood pressure?

Genotype for HBP: Yes in rare cases there are specific genes that cause high blood pressure. Other clues to genes are: Is there high blood pressure in your family? Do you have a twin with high blood pressure? Are of you African Descent especially African American. But we do not know the genes for most causes of high blood pressure. All genes today appear to involve salt metabolism as does much garden variety HTN. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ear swelling?

Is there a cure for ear swelling?

Needs evaluation: I would need to know more about what type of ear swelling you are having. It is probably best to have a doctor look at the ear and in the ear canal. Most ear swelling will resolve on its own or with antibiotics. ...Read more

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And is there a cure for arteriosclerosis?

And is there a cure for arteriosclerosis?

Management: Start by seeing your dr for evaluation. Reduce weight - BMI < 28, eat right: low fat, low (bad) cholesterol, consider high quality fish oil, cessation of smoking, exercise (if you are healthy enough per your physician), reduce alcohol consumption, take prescribed medications as directed. Know your numbers: cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and work with your physician to optimize them. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for tension headache?

Is there a cure for tension headache?

Agree w Dr. DePeietr: Another treatment option is acupuncture. Both scalp and auricular acupuncture can be effective treatments. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vertiginous migraine?

Is there a cure for vertiginous migraine?

Meds can help: If the diagnosis is correct , the treatment for the so called basilar migraine is no different from other forms, prevention by recognizing trigger factors or by medications , changes in life style or treatment of acute attacks are available. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for anisocoria?

Is there a cure for anisocoria?

Anisocoria: Difference in size of pupils is seen in 20% population, most are asymptomatic. If there is underlying neurologic problem to cause it, that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cavernous sinus thrombosis?

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Is there a cure for cavernous sinus thrombosis?

Yes: Most cases of cavernous sinus thrombosis are due to infection by a bacteria called staph aureus (70%), so antibiotics (high dose iv) are the first line of treatment and are highly effective. Sometime, surgery is needed to drain the infection. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperlipidemia?

Is there a cure for hyperlipidemia?

Depends: If the hyperlipidemia is fairly mild, weight loss, diet and exercise can cure it. If it is severe, particularly if you have a genetic predisposition, then it cannot be cured. In that case, diet, exercise, and weight control are still very important to help control the hyperlipidemia, and supplements can play a role as well. Medication is often necessary however. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for migraine vertigo?

Is there a cure for migraine vertigo?

Paroxysmal vertigo: Sudden episodes of intense vertigo, with or without nausea and vomiting, can be migraine equivalents, and may or may not be associated with the headache per se. Wise to get tested to confirm diagnosis. Best way to control, use prophylactic migraine meds such as depakote, topirimate, beta-blockers, but also consider otc preps like magnesium, riboflavin, feverfew, butterbur. ...Read more

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