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Medicine For Glabellar Lines
Definition: Lines above and between eyebrows. See dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for treatment ...Read more
Glabellar Lines: Botox is excellent to treat lines of the glabella. Sometimes these lines are very deep, and injection of fillers can significantly improve the result. Injectors who are well trained and experienced injecting fillers in the glabella should be relatively safe with low risk of skin necrosis. ...Read more
I suffer from headaches, usually twice a month, if I am sleep deprived or drunk red wine, Botox really helps, the glabellar, other tips to avoid?
For what purpose?: Libido? Erectile function? Premature ejaculation? "sex enhancing" seems to me to be a very broad topic. Best to chat w/your family doc to figure out what's wrong. Then consider appropriate treatment. Check out http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/search/label/libido, http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/search/label/erectile%20dysfunction & http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/search/label/premature%20ejaculation. ...Read more
Antihistamines: A cold is a viral infection, usually resolves on its own. People take medicines to resolve symptoms. Cough medicine like Guaifenesin and antihistamines like cetirizine, fexofenadine, loratidine, are commonly used for drainage, warm salt water rinses may help with the sore throat. If it doesn't improve seek a doctor. ...Read more
Not a standard: Abbreviation. I really have no idea. Can you put it in context? Where did you see it? If I'm making up things...obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy? Of the heart? Odd tooth brushing habits? Short for Other? ...Read more
Yes, I do: It depends on the patient, the problem, and the skill of the homeopath in taking the case, though. Some problems are not appropriate to treat primarily with homeopathy, and doing this will be both ineffective and possibly unsafe. I've personally worked with many patients not helped through conventional means, and witnessed their gradual recovery. I've had positive results in my own health too. ...Read more
Definition: The dsm-iv-tr has very specific criteria for substance abuse or substance dependence. Substance misuse, however, is not well defined but often the term is used when a person is engaging in maladaptive behaviors with regard to a substance that does not meet full criteria for abuse or dependence. Getting help before the problem worsens is key. Aa/na and sponsor and getting treatment for the problem. ...Read more
Psychologic effect: By acid, I assume you mean LSD. LSD can produce psychological effects and altered sense of reality. Remember the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds? The song is reportedly describes the effects of LSD. While it is not physically additive, using LSD on a regular basis, the hallucinogenic effect of drug can make it difficult for the user to have any normal sense of reality. So avoid use. ...Read more
The one that works: I have a preference for vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). It has a smooth curve and can taken once a day. I do prescribe all of them, and unfortunately it often boils down to the availability of the medications (shortages have occurred) and which meds the insurance co will cover. ...Read more
Yes most of the time: It depends but after life style modification like loosing weight, salt restriction. Dash diet, exercisising regularly do not help control elevated blood pressure.Once drugs are started and tolerated they need to be taken all your life in most cases. Of course there are rarely exception as life style modification may be successful and drugs may be reduced in dosage or stopped under medical supervision. ...Read more
Medicine isn't alway: Needed. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
No: Prescriptions can not be written. This is a patient education forum. It seems that you have some important conditions that need an expert physician talk to you face to face and then recommend most appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Usually: Most medications do not cross react. Your prescribing doctor should know all you are taking to avoid giving you a problematic medication. The pharmacist commonly will detect such problems. Mostly they are uncommon. ...Read more
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more
Serious problem: There are many entry points into the drug distribution channels and the fda cannot be everywhere. Many drugs are so expensive that unethical manufacturers have produced ineffective imitations that can be either dangerous or have no drug in them. We have to trust our pharmacists and the good work of regulators but there is a risk. The actual percentage is only a guess. ...Read more
There are a few causes of headache. One of them is called a migraine. True migraines are severe, often on one side of the head, and often associated with nausea and vomiting. People with headaches often get relieve with aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, and similar drugs that are called non-steroidal antiiflammatory agents.
There are specific treatments for migraine, that require a prescription. ...Read more
Initial Cold Therapy:
Most upper respiratory infections have a viral etiology. The symptoms should be treated with antipyretics (i.e., tylenol), additional rest, and copious fluid (water) consumptions per day.
The symptoms usually resolve within 7-10 days. If they do not, or a fever ensues, you should seek the evaluation of your family physician/ internal medicine physician asap. ...Read more
Individualized: Its a general term where medical decisions are more individualized. It can mean a few different things practically. Perhaps clinicians need to focus on what will work for that person instead of what works for the population. Once we underestand the human genome more, it can truly personalized. ...Read more