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When is a heart patient considered eligible for a midcab of the lad?

When is a heart patient considered eligible for a midcab of the lad?

Complex question: Many factors need 2 b considered b 4 having a bypass to the LAD. R u having symptoms, is there nuclear or echo evidence (with a form of stress test) of insufficient blood flo, how much heart muscle is at risk, has medication controlled symptoms, is angioplasty not feasible, and is Ur anatomy suitable 4 surgery? U need to discuss all these issues with Ur doc so you can then make an informed decision. ...Read more

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Is there a health benefit to the midday siesta?

Is there a health benefit to the midday siesta?

Siesta: Siesta in cultures where the noon temperature is high can be very adaptive. ...Read more

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Adderal XR 20mg : does eating before or soon after affect effectiveness? What about midday?

Adderal XR 20mg : does eating before or soon after affect effectiveness? What about midday?

Can delay: While food does not affect the extent of absorption of d-amphetamine and l-amphetamine, it does prolong the time to maximum blood concentration by by 2.5 hours (from 5.2 hrs at fasted state to 7.7 hrs after a high-fat meal) for d-amphetamine and 2.1 hours (from 5.6 hrs at fasted state to 7.7 hrs after a high fat meal) for l-amphetamine. Your results may vary! ...Read more

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I have a buzzing /static feeling in my head. It happens everyday with its onset being around 12 midday. My head feels as though its going to explode?

I have a buzzing /static feeling in my head. It happens everyday with its onset being around 12 midday. My head feels as though its going to explode?

Be seen: I would certainly be seen and thoroughly evaluated; there are certainly multiple possibilities from very benign to potentially very serious. An exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can a lil change of timing be made to eat bp med. Can tazloc trio40mg in morning and 20mg in night be taken. Prescribed was tazloc trio 80mg in morning?

Can a lil change of timing be made to eat bp med. Can tazloc trio40mg in morning and 20mg in night be taken. Prescribed was tazloc trio 80mg in morning?

Pharmacist: I'm not familiar with the trade name of that antihypertensive medication, but it may be a long acting preparation bestvdesigned to be taken once a day and not split up. Your physician or pharmacist can best answer this question for you. ...Read more

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X ray of humeris showed bulge midway what could this mean?

X ray of humeris showed bulge midway what could this mean?

Depends: If the doctor saw an abnormality, it could be many things. If you think you saw one, that's a different story! Our bones are not straight. There are many curves, bumps, etc. On them for the muscles to attach. Google "x-ray humerus" and you'll see what I mean :). ...Read more

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I am hypertensive and I usually feel drowsy around midday, could this be connected?

I am hypertensive and I usually feel drowsy around midday, could this be connected?

HTN: Wondering if u r on medications that lower BP & might attribute to symptoms. Please review with your doc. ...Read more

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I recently moved to a new town. I never had to wear deodorant. Now I start smelling midday. Is it the water? Air? Elevation?

I recently moved to a new town. I never had to wear deodorant. Now I start smelling midday. Is it the water? Air? Elevation?

Definitely: ...It can be any combination of a number of things, some you mention, also hormone (/stress level) fluctuation, any recent antibiotics / infection, partner change, new pets, etc., etc. It is not unusual or abnormal, so would not worry about its origin. ...Read more

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Does ovulation always occurs exactly midway through a cycle? My LMP was on 12th sept. It means I ovulate on 28th for 30 days cycle or it varies?

Does ovulation always occurs exactly midway through a cycle? My LMP was on 12th sept. It means I ovulate on 28th for 30 days cycle or it varies?

14 days BEFORE: Ovulation occurs 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days you have normally between each cycle then you can predict the most likely day of ovulation. ...Read more

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I get horrific migraines. Medication does NOT work for me. Only sleep helps but going to bed midday isn't usually an option. Any suggestions??

I get horrific migraines. Medication does NOT work for me. Only sleep helps but going to bed midday isn't usually an option. Any suggestions??

Muscles: 30's female w. migraine untouched by meds finds relief lying down; clue that gravity & weight of head possibly involved; via spasm of superior trapezium muscles. Make sure chronic involuntary head tilting is not operant. Monitor for repetitive workplace head/neck tilt/turn. Massage, biofeedback & topical cannabis lotion to neck muscles. See Osteopath. Special exercises might be needed. ...Read more

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My 15 month old son has long frequent night wakings and never slept through night. He takes one good midday nap and goes to bed at the same time?

My 15 month old son has long frequent night wakings and never slept through night. He takes one good midday nap and goes to bed at the same time?

Sleep routines: All adults & kids wake in the night but most learn to resettle & most don't remember the event. An infant that never learned to start sleep alone is unlikely to do so in the night. Day naps should be limited to no > 2hrs or the kid can flip his day/night pattern. Shaping a bedtime routine that allows baby to unwind, listen to a story, but settle in bed alone can also improve this problem. ...Read more

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I m type diabetic wd rcent sgar lvels of 203fastin n 307pp smtimes m unable to get erection. Smtimes I get a full erection but I lose erection midway?

I m type diabetic wd rcent sgar lvels of 203fastin n 307pp smtimes m unable to get erection. Smtimes I get a full erection but I lose erection midway?

ED: Intermittent erectile dysfunction at your age is not likely due to DM (unless you have had DM for many years) especially if you are having full erections then losing them. Seems like you may have some psychologic component. Your DM does need better control. This will prevent ED in the future. In the interim see your doc for a full eval and to consider therapy for your current problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve midday stress headaches besides a nap?

What can I do to relieve midday stress headaches besides a nap?

Try these: Take a walk. Do some stretching or yoga. Share the things that are stressing you out with a friend/counselor or in a journal. Use a stress-reducing breathing technique (not just a deep breathe--look it up to find out more or message me). Meditate or pray. Listen to a stress-reducing guided imagery audio (cd, mp3, etc). Get a massage. Consider acupuncture. ...Read more

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Will taking doxylamine at night last long enough to help with my midday nausea?

Will taking doxylamine at night last long enough to help with my midday nausea?

Try it and see!: One half tablet of doxylamine can be taken along with vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) three times daily for nausea of pregnancy. As a side effect can be sleepiness, an alternative is to take a full tablet at bedtime, and just use the B6 during the day. Try both ways and see what works for you. ...Read more

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I tend to get very dry hands midway through every fall and winter. Why is that?

I tend to get very dry hands midway through every fall and winter. Why is that?

Moisture: The skin of our hands is exposed to the weather, soaps, chemicals, and constant use. Dry skin is common and often responds to simple hand lotion applied throughout the day and after each washing. Wearing gloves at night may help reduce the loss of moisture while sleeping. ...Read more

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Am I right that it's no issue to start off sex without a condom, and then midway with a condom?

Am I right that it's no issue to start off sex without a condom, and then midway with a condom?

If you want a baby: No it is not ok as there are sperms in precum and that can make you pregnant and there is no protection against stds. ...Read more

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Why have I been getting dizzy everyday at about midday till the next morning for the past week?

Why have I been getting dizzy everyday at about midday till the next morning for the past week?

Could be: Could be multiple things from dehydration to lack of certain vitamins or minerals or insufficient nutrition or other things. Go to see your physician for an appropriate work up. Drink 8 glasses of water daily, take a multivitamin in the am and get a least 7-8 hours of sleep at night. Eat a well balanced diet. ...Read more

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What time of day should I take my Levemir (insulin detemir) Flex Pin? Morning or midday or night?

Night: If it's used as once per day, nighttime is best. More often, you need this as a twice per day injection, depending on your characteristics. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm midway through 14, kinda going through early stages of puberty, should I e able to ejaculate yet?

What to do if I'm midway through 14, kinda going through early stages of puberty, should I e able to ejaculate yet?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Bp midday is always about 140/85. But by 4 it starts to climb. It can go as high as 180/100 then after dinner by 7 it is Down to 140 again.?

Bp midday is always about 140/85. But by 4 it starts to climb. It can go as high as 180/100 then after dinner by 7 it is Down to 140 again.?

BP varies diurnally: BP can vary widely through out the day depending on such things as activity levels, fluid and salt intakes with meals and snacks, etc. Plus, medications themselves have peak effects and then tend to wear off.
The fact that you are monitoring your BP is more important than panicking over occasional high BP readings. Your BP is supposed to go up -- the problem is if it doesn't go down. ...Read more

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I am just midway puberty I just ejaculated for the first time about 2 weeks ago and semen cum came out. Now when I try, no semen or cum came out.

I am just midway puberty I just ejaculated for the first time about 2 weeks ago and semen cum came out. Now when I try, no semen or cum came out.

Watch, wit, & see...: I assumed this question is for your son or someone in teens. For a man at this age with the described scenario, I would definitely just reassure him, watch, wait, and see for at least 6-12 months. The more in a hurry, the more on anxiety, the worse with performance. ...Read more

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I suffered 2 miscarriages in the last yr have 2 kds im 34 having PCO & my husband have abnormalities in the sperms just 1% r good can that lead miscar?

I suffered 2 miscarriages in the last yr have 2 kds im 34 having PCO & my husband have abnormalities in the sperms just 1% r good can that lead miscar?

Yes, two factors: It appears that you have two risk factors:1- PCO (polycyctic ovaries) which create harmonal imbalance and ovulation problems. Factor:2- your husband has only 1% normal sperms, which is very low. He might have genetic basis of this problem. Hence all these issues need further investigations. ...Read more

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How can I keep a consistent sleeping schedule if my midday nap always seems to offset my schedule?

How can I keep a consistent sleeping schedule if my midday nap always seems to offset my schedule?

Naps: Midday naps can throw off night time sleeping. It will be hard but try to avoid the naps, by engaging in some physical activity or other things of interest, and this will reestablish your night time sleeping schedule. ...Read more

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