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Is there a way to treat and prevent eye strain?

Is there a way to treat and prevent eye strain?

20/20/20: Every 20 minutes, look at something at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce eye strain headaches?

Is there a way to reduce eye strain headaches?

Yes: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent pink eye?

Is there a good way to prevent pink eye?

Pink Eye: To prevent pink eye, avoid close contact with people who have pink eye (as nose/throat droplets can spread infection). Your hands can become infected by touching secretions on someone's hand or on contaminated surfaces. Wash hands often – especially before touching your eyes. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat a lazy eye?

Is there a way to treat a lazy eye?

No!: If you are talking about an eye that has poor vision (amblyopia) the answer is no! if you are talking about an eye that is misaligned (strabismus) then it may be possible to re-align the eyes surgically. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce eye strain when using the computer?

Yes: Our eyes are designed to see things in 3d. When you look at a computer/book etc for a long time (a 2d surface) you can strain your eyes or get dry eyes. Every 20 minutes rest your eyes for 20 seconds by looking at something at least 20 feet away. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

No: You cannot prevent it, but you can lower your risk by using uv protection from a young age. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Yes: Diets rich in antioxidants, fresh fruits and vegetables and a supplement called queceretin have all been shown to be good for prostate health. In addition, good urination habits, not holding urine, drinking plenty of water during the daytime are also good strategies. ...Read more

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Is there a way to avoid having glaucoma?

Is there a way to avoid having glaucoma?

Everyone is at risk: Although you cannot change certain things about developing glaucoma, such as positive family history of glaucoma, high myopia, being black or hispanic, aging, there are some important positive and beneficial approaches to keeping your eyes healthy. Eating a healthy diet, exercise, eye protection, yearly eye examinations(high risk groups), careful monitoring of eye pressure if on corticosteroids. ...Read more

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Is there a way to effectively treat symptoms of pimples?

Is there a way to effectively treat symptoms of pimples?

Infection,pigmentati: For symptoms due to infection, sometimes antibiotics may be needed in addition to topical creams. For hype pigmented areas, creams containing hydroquinone may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat heart cancer?

Is there a gentle way to treat heart cancer?

Heart cancer: Heart cancer is extremely rare and carries a significant mortality. It is usually treated with chemotherapy, or supportive care depending on the stage of cancer. I would speak with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way to treat a muscle strain?

What's the most effective way to treat a muscle strain?

Muscle strain: If no allergies, temporary relief if you use local muscle rub cream & anti-inflammatory agents, & if persist, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat bedwetting?

Is there a gentle way to treat bedwetting?

Yes: 1) restrict all fluids after evening meal. 2) try waking a couple of hours after going to bed. 3) try a bedwetting alarm 4) desmopressin (ddavp) medication at night. 4) avoid urodynamic studies or cystoscopy. 5) possibly long acting anticholinergic medication if subject has a small functional bladder capacity. 6) Imipramine (tofranil). ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat a double ear infection without having to take off from school?

Is there any way to treat a double ear infection without having to take off from school?

NO: Having an ear infection or treating it should not remove you from school. However if you are having significant pain or unable to hear that might cause you troubles in going to shcool. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a headache? Is there something other than medicine that could help? Are there foods to avoid?

What is the best way to get rid of a headache? Is there something other than medicine that could help? Are there foods to avoid?

Dehydration: is a common cuase of headaches. Try drinking a couple glasses of water. If you regularly drink caffiene, it may be a caffine withdrawl head ache. Foods that contian high levels of alkaloids (chocolate, coffee, red wine) can sometimes trigger migraines. You should keep a food and headache diary to help determine any triggers you may have. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to prevent or blunt regular migraines?

What is the most effective way to prevent or blunt regular migraines?

First, no triggers: The ideal preventative is to identify a reliable trigger that is setting off your migraines, and then avoid it (common triggers include food containing tyramine (e.g. Aged cheese), red wine, sleep deprivation, and stress). Barring that, there are many medications that reduce migraine intensity and frequency, as well as procedures such as Botox for refractory cases. Neurologists can help guide you. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent cts?

Is there a way to prevent cts?

Ergonomics,rest: Probably the best way to avoid cts is to limit the periods of repetitive hand usage from computers i'm starting to see more younger patients with this problem probably from laptops and blackberries. ...Read more

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Is there any way to I can get rid of a lazy eye without surgery?

Is there any way to I can get rid of a lazy eye without surgery?

NO: Once lazy eye or amblyopia is established it cannot be corrected. In children below age 5, surgery can straighten the eyes and the amblyopia can be reversed with patching. ...Read more

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Is there a way to correct eye problems due to too much use of laptop?

Is there a way to correct eye problems due to too much use of laptop?

What eye problems?: What problems are you having? They may or may not be related to using a computer. Tell us more about what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lessen my lazy eye?

Is there a way to lessen my lazy eye?

Yes: If one eye is always drifting off, make sure the vision is fully corrected and the eyes can fuse. Depends on why the eye is lazy, low vision, muscle problem, nerve problem, orbit restriction, etc. ...Read more

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