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Should you extricate victims from crash?

Should you extricate victims from crash?

If possible: The risks to the victim include bleeding from injury, crushing impairing breathing and the risk of the vehicles catching fire. If possible and relatively safe, get them out of these. Another issue is that the cause of some crashes follow an event like a heart attack which may also need to been addressed. ...Read more

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What exactly is crash dieting?

What exactly is crash dieting?

Severe low calorie: I guess is a sudden dramatic cut on food intake for short period of time with a goal of losing too much in a short period of time. It is considered dangerouse. ...Read more

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How can I recover really quickly from adrenal crash?

How can I recover really quickly from adrenal crash?

Adrenal Crash: "adrenal crash" is not a medical term. It occasionally is medical slang for the secondary adrenal insufficiency that follows prolonged exposure to steroids and abrupt withdrawal. Usually a wean of steroid is needed to avoid this crash.

Fatigue following strenuous activity is not an adrenal problem. It is likely a needed recovery phase to repair muscle and rebuild glycogen stores. ...Read more

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What are some common injuries related to bike crashes?

What are some common injuries related to bike crashes?

Injuries: Most common injury related to bike crashes are orthopedic in nature. Great risk to limbs. With arm and leg fractures leading the way. Head injuries are not uncommon, and the incidence of serious injury can be reduced by wearing a helmet. And, of course, the scrape (road rash) is frequent. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of death if you were in a plane crash?

What would be the cause of death if you were in a plane crash?

Many possibilities: If injury to the head, or separation of the skull from the neck bones, does not result in death, then injury to the chest organs, or burning, are the common causes. One task of the medical examiner is to determine whether the pilot died because the plane crashed, or vice versa. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent the crash associated with add medications?

Is there a good way to prevent the crash associated with add medications?

Take another dose: In general, i prescribe adhd medications at intervals that avoid amphetamine withdrawal symptoms. This means that i advise most of my patients to take their medications about one hour before they expect their previous dose to wear off. Generally, two or three doses daily works well. ...Read more

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My life is crashing. Every second I feel like committing suicide. How can I get help?

My life is crashing. Every second I feel like committing suicide. How can I get help?

Don't do it: You can find something better than death anywhere, as the old story says. You yourself recognize these thoughts as not really yours and not appropriate. Your brain is playing a trick on you. Pick up the phone and call your physician and/or an emergency help line now. You'd be amazed how these folks can sort out life situations for you without finding fault with you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs when the crash team dealing with a gastrointestial hemorrage?

Can you tell me what occurs when the crash team dealing with a gastrointestial hemorrage?

First, stabilize the patient.: Patients with G.I. Bleeding need to be stabilized before anything else can be done. This usually involves IV fluids, bloodwork to determine how low the blood counts are, and history and physical exam to see how stable the patient is. Hopefully after they are stabilized, occasionally after needing to receive blood, can a scope through the mouth or through the rectum be performed. If active bleeding is identified, very often it can be controlled using the scope. ...Read more

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How do you cope with the hostility from others who preferred the days before economy crashed?

Be nice.: I know it's tempting to tell such people that nobody wants to hear it, nothing lasts forever, get over it. But my #1 rule for living, taught to me by my mother: if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all. ...Read more

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Hypoglycemic every day between 4 and 5pm! any suggestions to avoid this late day crash! I do eat lunch!

Hypoglycemic every day between 4 and 5pm! any suggestions to avoid this late day crash! I do eat lunch!

Meds or snack: First, if you are taking meds for diabetes, check with your doc about adjusting them. Otherwise, try a snack at 3pm, with a mix of complex carbs and protein to help head this off. Ideas: apple slices ; peanut butter, cheese and whole wheat crackers, nuts and raisins. ...Read more

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Hello..why my head still hurts?Because I went crashed the car fews weeks ago.please let me know. Thanks

Hello..why my head still hurts?Because I went crashed the car fews weeks ago.please let me know. Thanks

Concussion: Some people may have a post-concussive/traumatic headache. If the headache is accompanied by other symptoms (difficulty concentrating, irritability) then you might have post-concussion syndrome. Improvement in symptoms is based on many factors including severity and location of the concussion. http://www.webmd.com/brain/post-concussion-syndrome ...Read more

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Is it normal to block out while driving, or when you are doing a task and you don't realize it. Even though i don't crash or finish what im doing.

Is it normal to block out while driving, or when you are doing a task and you don't realize it. Even though i don't crash or finish what im doing.

Dangerous: Not normal to "block out" or "black out" especially when driving, and could be very dangerous. You should not drive if you black out, and need to get evaluated by a dr. For possible causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is human neck designed to withstand highspeed car crashes?should we stop using train n car,as they r not safe for humans,in spite of safety measures

Is human neck designed to withstand highspeed car crashes?should we stop using train n car,as they r not safe for humans,in spite of safety measures

NO and NO: Humans have been on the planet far longer than automobiles and our necks were not "designed" to withstand injury from them. That's why we continue to develop safety mechanisms such as belts and airbags. The number of injuries per person per mile from planes and trains combined is much lower than cars. This may change with the advent of self driving vehicles coming sooner than you might realize. ...Read more

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Lately I have not been feeling well at all. Dr can't figure it out. Constantly naseaus, don't want to eat, and when I do eat, i crash after. Any ideas?

Lately I have not been feeling well at all. Dr can't figure it out. Constantly naseaus, don't want to eat, and when I do eat, i crash after. Any ideas?

There is no way: Someone on the internet can diagnose you -- particularly if your doctor is having problems even with being able to examine you and do tests as needed. Continue w/your doctor and consider a second opinion. ...Read more

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What exactly is a crash diet?

What exactly is a crash diet?

Crash diet: A crash diet is not a scientific term. It is generally used to denote a diet that is employed to give rapid weight loss for some specifi goal e.g. Losing weight for an upcoming social function. Crash diets are usually unhealthy diets and are usually unwise to participate in. ...Read more

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What should I do after being in a car crash?

What should I do after being in a car crash?

MVA: If you feel hurt after a car crash, you should contact your doctor for evaluation. He/she can refer you for evaluation from specialists as needed.
In case of serious injury from the car crash, please go to the nearest ed or call 911. ...Read more

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WHY and HOW exactly caffeine causes "Sugar Crash" ?

WHY and HOW exactly caffeine causes "Sugar Crash" ?

All stimulants: work like adrenaline, and increase the body's metabolic rate, so we burn more fuel to ensure that we can meet the "fight or flight" response. So we burn sugar more rapidly, and the low blood sugar actually further increases adrenaline and related chemicals (like dopamine) leading to a vicious cycle. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my chest hurts after a bike crash?

What do you suggest if my chest hurts after a bike crash?

Rest: Rest and time and analgesics. If you have point tenderness, consider an x-ray to see if you fractured a rib or your sternum. (it won't change treatment but it will give you an idea that it's going to take many weeks to heal). ...Read more

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What are the risks with crash dieting several times a year?

What are the risks with crash dieting several times a year?

Bodily stress: Most diets dont work very well. Most people lose weight on a diet but gain that weight back and sometimes even more weight when the diet is stopped. Crash dieting puts a strain on our systems that try to keep us where we are...And that is our set point. The best solution is not to diet but to change our behavior to small meals with the proper nutrition and exercise. ...Read more

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Lasting sickness after minor car crash, what could be wrong?

What type of sx's: Please provide us with more information regarding your symptoms so that we can provide you with a helpful answer. ...Read more

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When people die on impact in a car crash, what exactly killed them?

When people die on impact in a car crash, what exactly killed them?

Shall I Go On??: The thought of what they'd look like after the accident.
And seconds after that,either massive head trauma,or the avulsion of big blood vessels in the chest out of their proper position-releasing gallons of blood into the lungs,or the spleen being impaled on the steering wheel bursting its contents(mostly blood)into the belly, or the neck snapping so hard it duplicates what happens at a hanging... ...Read more

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) crash-comedown, need some advice before then?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) crash-comedown, need some advice before then?

Need more info.: Are you currently experiencing a " crash" as the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) wears off every day? That does happen for some people. The severity and types of symptoms you experience will determine if you may need to change meds or adjust your dosing regimen. You should speak with prescribing provider to develop treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are different ways to lose weight with out resulting to crash dieting?

Think veggie : Rather than crash diets, it is usually best to think of healthy food like veggies, protein, and grains. Make it a new habit of carrots, cucumbers, and celery with hummus. Learn to love and yearn for cooked peas, beans, an spinach. Simply avoid the greasy pizza, burgers, and chips. Get some good books and educate yourself. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest way to lose weight without utilizing crash diet programs?

What is the healthiest way to lose weight without utilizing crash diet programs?

Behavior /exercise: Behavior modification to healthy choices, good decision making and increased activity is the healthiest way. Moderation, variety, balance, portion control. It has to be a program you can follow that allows you to eat the foods you enjoy in moderation. There is no one food you can not have. Try lean proteins, whole grains , fresh fruits and vegetables, and poly and monounsaturated foods. ...Read more