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Lodrane 24 D Medication
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more
ADD & ANXIETY: Medication may play a role in helping w/your situation but learning strategies to cope can be more long-lasting and effective. Please see a mental health professional such as a clinical psychologist to learn self-hypnosis, biofeedback, or the like. Peace and good health. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org for some self-help. ...Read more
Need to visit doctor: Many over-the-counter pills, creams, and magic potions are advertised to make erections firmer, erections last longer, or a penis bigger, but they do not work (except maybe to give a man extra confidence, which can help a little bit). One can see his primary care doctor or a urologist if one has trouble with erections (due to blood flow problems, low testosterone, psychological stress, etc...). ...Read more
Sun light: Ample sun light is the best natural treatment for sad or seasonal affective disorder. Since once cannot get this in winter, this can be replicated by using a white light lamp of at least 10, 000 lux intensity kept at a distance of one foot. This should be used only with start of fall and discontinue with advent of spring. ...Read more
In young ppl suffering osteoprosis due to low vit d how much time take to be normal bmd after starting medication?
Uncertain.: The answer depends on the correct diagnosis. If severe vitamin d deficiency is present for a prolonged time osteomalacia (impaired bone mineralization) may occur. Vitamin d over a period of months could normalize bmd. If mild deficiency of vitamin d is present osteoporosis could develop. In that case there would not be great improvement in bmd. High serum alklaline phosphatase= osteomalacia. ...Read more
I am a 65 year old male a month ago began taking KLORCON 20MG & CHLORTALID 25MG now have E.D. Does these medications contribute to this?
Call poison control: At 1-800-222-1222 or go to the Emergency Room. ...Read more
What else can I do to control yeast other than medications. I'd rather take a more natural route.
I am taking 75mcg of thyronorm in India. What is d equivalent medication in USA as I am staying here now. Thanks?
My wife is 24 & has noticed her hair is referring & falling out. She isn't on any medication so what could this be?
36 male, have BP 126/95 to 136/100. Bmi 24.9. Do I need medication or can I change my lifestyle to control it. What are the threats?
LIfestyle: Make lifestyle changes first and then you can assess whether or not you need medication. Eat a plant based diet, exercise aerobically 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone (a little breathy), get enough sleep, limit alcohol and other drugs and focus on maintaining healthy relationships. My best. ...Read more
I'm 24 years old I get erection but the erection is soft and my weight is95 kg. Is there any way to get harder erection with out medications?
Here are some...: Do these: eat, enjoy, but control foods; daily quality mental & physical exercise without overindulgence; sleep weel & sound x 6-8 hrs; meditate to reinforce spiritual & physical connection, and pray if religious; follow current available reasonable medical advice as needed. So, lose weight and don't masturbate or intercourse more than once every 1-3 days. So doing will gradually restore what you ...Read more
I have taken medication off and on for vit d for about 6 years now. If I stop taking it for sometime, my vit d drops way below the lower limit. Why?
Good question: Our natural source of vit d is from the effect of sunlight on the skin. We were designed to "live under the sun". Vitamin d is poorly absorbed via the intestine because it was not designed that way. Get out into the sun and expose the body without sun screen, but do it gradually so that you tan and do not get suburned. ...Read more
Am almost 24 and am asthmatic but I feel good, could I stop beclametason and live my life without medication once I feel like am a normal person thank?
Any you take: You should always tell your doctor about all meds you are taking, legal or not, so she can be of the best help to you. ...Read more
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more