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Can't afford long or short term therapy.Looking for direction on doing cbt for anxiety and other issues on my own.No free clinics near me. Any help an?

Can't afford long or short term therapy.Looking for direction on doing cbt for anxiety and other issues on my own.No free clinics near me. Any help an?

Anxiety: Check with a local university with a psychology program. They often have clinic manned by post-docs and charge on a sliding scale. You can also check with your state psychological association for psychologists that provide pro-bono services. ...Read more

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I need help on issue of hirsuitism and any immediate help besides bleaching?

I need help on issue of hirsuitism and any immediate help besides bleaching?

Laser hair removal: The best treatment would be to determine what is causing the hirsutism. In the mean time you can treat the unsightly hair with waxing or laser hair removal. ...Read more

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Need some medical advice please on hypertension?

Need some medical advice please on hypertension?

Hypertension: What advice do you need? Get a good dr., follow the dash diet, don't smoke, get at least half an hour of aerobic exercise a day, take any medications the dr. Prescribes as they are prescribed as well as any other suggestions your doctor gives you about your well being. If your pressure is well controlled, you should have minimal problems because of the condition. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on the fmla (family medical leave act)?

HR department: Generally your human resources department at work has that information for you. Most of the time there's paperwork that you and your physician will have to fill out. ...Read more

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Best medical treatment for wrinkles on my face?

Best medical treatment for wrinkles on my face?

Skin care: Starts with skin care with sunscreen, moisturizers, retin-a, glycolic cleansers, and moves on to fillers, botox, and facial cosmetic surgery. See a facial aesthetic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on drug treatment programs?

Where can I find information on drug treatment programs?

Drug Treatment: Ask your insurance and call the california mental health department as well as the california psychological association. You can also goggle these organizations. Best. ...Read more

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Red bumps on the side of jawline, please help doctors!?

Red bumps on the side of jawline, please help doctors!?

Eval: A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are treatments for a stye on your eyelid?

Need expert help here. What are treatments for a stye on your eyelid?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses (wash cloth with hot water and hold it on the stye for 5-10 minutes, reheating as needed), or surgical incision and drainage, or steroid have been the only effective treatments demonstrated get rid of a stye. A stye is due to the orifice of an oil gland (mebomian gland) in the eyelid margin becoming inflamed, and not an infection, so antibiotics are not indicated. ...Read more

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Can i get cbt on line through internet.I am in india.Kindly suggest any website or email address from where i can get cbt online?

Information: I am not recommending this, but I am happy to answer your question. That is what healthltap is about. http://nacbt.americommerce.com/. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis any cutting edge miracles on the horizon? I have plaque psoriais on elbows & ankles.Medicine just isn't working anymore. Anything new out there or alternative to help?

I have psoriasis any cutting edge miracles on the horizon? I have plaque psoriais on elbows & ankles.Medicine just isn't working anymore. Anything new out there or alternative to help?

There is always: Something new. To find cutting edge medicine, contact an academic medical center. They usually have trials with the latest medications. Here, in new york, i had 2 patients go for psoriasis. Both with bad cases, both were entered into trials and both are very happy with their treatments. I am sure, each state likely has such programs. ...Read more

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Do essential oils really work? I read you can use certain essential oils on the bottom of your feet or on your chest for various health issues.

Do essential oils really work? I read you can use certain essential oils on the bottom of your feet or on your chest for various health issues.

Maybe: The problem is it is probably not regulated by the fda. There may be quality control issues ie. Purity, contamination. There are probably no double blind studies with controls to gauge effectiveness. ...Read more

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Have OCD focuses on hems, hem blood on barefoot (happened), down leg.Therapy requires iookng at photos of them, but need medcal clinicl pics.Any ideas?

Have OCD focuses on hems, hem blood on barefoot (happened), down leg.Therapy requires iookng at photos of them, but need medcal clinicl pics.Any ideas?

See a psychiatrist.: Ocd can be a very debilitating disease characterized by compulsive behavior which when not done causes extreme anxiety. Therapy is usually a combination of behavioral techniques and medications. The standard of care is usually higher doses of ssri type medications. ...Read more

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Please help, I need some tips on healing acne other than medication?

Please help, I need some tips on healing acne other than medication?

Wise up: Forgive my frankness. It won't work. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that is a grave personal and professional liability. What do you think will happen if you interview for a job with a face full of pimples and tell them you "don't believe in medication"? Today's meds can clear even the worst cases though it may not be pleasant. "Holistic" meds are only adjuncts here. ...Read more

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What effect will the new health care program have on the health professions, like doctors and nurses?

What effect will the new health care program have on the health professions, like doctors and nurses?

Don't know: That has yet to be determined. The details of the final plan and whatever is upheld in court and/or by referendum is not yet known. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where can I find info for inservice on UTI in geriatrics/ltc?

Please help docs! where can I find info for inservice on UTI in geriatrics/ltc?

Many sources: American geriatrics society has extensive info for ltc issues and their own journal. Many nursing journals also will provide information on this common problem in long term care residents. ...Read more

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How do I find the right federal qualified health center in my area to help me apply for medical? Also, what do I ask them when im on the phone w/ one?

How do I find the right federal qualified health center in my area to help me apply for medical? Also, what do I ask them when im on the phone w/ one?

Medi-Cal: online: Let your fingers do the walkin' ... Online. You can check out information and apply via here: http://www.Dhcs.Ca.Gov/individuals/pages/default.Aspx hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

On-line search: You can go to www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/; mayo clinic as well as just google the terms. Good luck in your search! ...Read more