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Lymphedema Cope Condition
The lymph channels work to return fluid from the lower extremities back towards the heart, and filter out bacteria. If the lymph channels and not functioning appropriately swelling of the affected limb is most common presentation. The swelling usually occurs during daily activities and improves with leg elevation. In order to prevent swellingUse a compression ...Read more
Diet, diet& diet: Mainly sticking to the diet. U can try Pyridium and prelief during flares, take zantac (ranitidine) and Tums regularly, elmirontherapy if indicated. Cysta q is a herbal supplement u can try pelvic floor therapy and aerobic exercise are good. Manage endometriosis, ibs, and allergies aggressively. ...Read more
Yes it can be hard: Cvt has a variety of presentations and causes, the most common is a headache, a change in vision, stroke type symptoms of weakness, and seizures or a combination of any of the above. The best evaluation is a ct of the brain with contrast and an MRI with contrast is almost as good. The trick is in suspecting a cerebral or cortical clot early on and getting tested. Evaluating medical history helps. ...Read more
Yes: Guided imagery and hypnotherapy can also change how our brain processes pain. The experience of pain is related to the source of the pain signal and what the brain does with that pain signal. I've had people with broken legs sitting and smiling because they felt no pain. Guided imagery can change the perception of the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RSD: Multi-modal therapy is the key to optimizing the management of RSD. This means utilizing all available resources including medications, injections, spinal cord stimulation, psychotherapy, support groups, exercise, etc. Many health care providers are not very educated about the management of RSD. You need to educate yourself & be your own advocate. There is a lot of help out there. Good luck! ...Read more
Talking about trauma: Helps clarify your thoughts, feelings & reactions. Talking to a supportive person in a safe environment reduces the emotional distress of the experience. A therapist can teach you anxiety management skills. Anxiety following trauma is a learned response & can be unlearned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain clinic: Enroll in a pain clinic at a teaching hospital for best results. ...Read more
Can osgood sclatters be a permanent, genetic condition with chronic flares lastting in severity? Can't find any information confirming this.
Ends at adulthood: Osgood-shlatter's disease is an apophysitis of the tibial tubercle. It is related to increased activity and is often seen after growth spurts (bones grow fast, and tendons do not keep up...Causing tightness in areas such as the patellar tendon...Causing excessive traction on the tibial tubercle resulting in apophysitis). At skeletal maturity, the apophysis closes and the pain goes away! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: As was said before, medication to stabilize mood and psychotherapy. Psychotherapy will help with sx awareness, work on treatment adherence, establishing daily routine, and self-care. Psychotherapy also will help with creating a "crisis card" things to do/people to contact when sx return. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How is dianetics therapy to cure mental disorders, how many sessions dianetics can cure a person with depression?
Scientology: Dianetics is a type of intervention prescribed by the church of scientology, not physicians. L. Ron hubbard wrote about dianetics, and it has a large and cultish following. http://tinyurl.com/mg8he2d the church of scientology often pickets american psychiatric association meetings. You can consider how effective it might be by reviewing the behavior of famous scientologists -- easy to google. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Although : Acupuncture is used by some practioners to treat diabetic macular edema - i wasn't able to find research that directly addresses this. I encourage you to work w your opthamologist. More generalized acupuncture treatments to reinforce deficiencies of liver yin ; kidney yin as well as qi ; blood may augment treatment from your eye doctor. I can't provide any helpful info on use of localized >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk Therapy That...: Goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer