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Pregnancy: Absence of period for two months time is preganancy until proven otherwise ...Read more
How can boxers usually survive massive force to their heads, but natasha richardson dies from a fall?
Not everyone: Not all boxers actually survive! A lot of them if survive end up having traumatic brain injuries and posttraumatic brain syndrome. Another thing you need to remember, they have been trained to receive blows in their head, so they may be somewhat more resistant than poor natasha. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about subdural hematoma (like Natasha Richardson)? I know temporal injuries can be fatal.
On day 3 of 400mg moxibay for cystitis My skin has started feeling prickly, I'm sweating, shaky and flushed Is this a side effect? Natasha Conway
Stop the drug: You likely have a side effect from this drug and should stop it immediately. Contact your doctor re. An alternative. ...Read more
Hey doctor this is Natasha. I'M a 5'5" teenage girl whose weight is just 45kg. I'M taking the endura mass weight gainer will it help me in few days? Tq
Under weight: Your good height will make you look more slim. Do you feel energetic, have good appetite? To answer your question in depth, more information and little bit of medical and weight history is needed. Protein drinks are good fir short term boost but a thorough check up would be more effective. Feel good:) ...Read more
Hello I'm Natasha and I'm 30 and experiencing numbness in my shoulders arms and hands at night and it usually wakes me up at 4am?
Sharpe Syndrome: Its another name for mixed connective tissue disease, an autoimmune disease with features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and polymyositis, sometime referred to as undifferentiated connective tissue disease. Individuals who have this condition are best served by a rheumatologist (an internist with subspecialty training in rheuamtology). ...Read more
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle (quadratus lumborum) at sacrum (enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more
Memory: Probably the best things you can do for memory is regular aerobic exercise and regular restful sleep. Foods for memory are way down on the list, but since you asked, a healthy diet including lots of colorful fruits and vegetables is always a good bet. Fresh oily fish such as pacific salmon. Moderate amounts of caffeinated beverages may help alertness and thus memory. ...Read more
For crosswords, yes: My point being that the more you do crossword puzzles, the better you will get at them. For example, the new york times puzzle gets progressively harder daily, the easiest on monday, most difficult sunday. If you do them regularly, monday becomes easier, tuesday goes from difficult to easy, etc. There is little proof that this improvement sharpens other areas of cognition. ...Read more
Guilt and Shame: A certain amount of guilt means we have a conscious, when it is excessive we have developed a punitive attitude toward ourselves that is excessive and unwarranted. This is learned behavior and any learned behavior can be unlearned. Shame is often the result of being humiliated too early in life and then you can be easily shamed and embarrassed for just being human. Best. ...Read more
Take it out!:
(if you haven't already) and clean the area very well with soap & water. If you've had a tetanus booster within 10 years, you're ok for that, but watch for signs of infection: redness, pain, swelling, pus, odor. If you think you're getting an infection, go to your doctor right away.
If you're a diabetic or have poor circulation, see a podiatrist immediately. ...Read more
Shame: Shame is a ubiquitous human emotion. According to brene brown phd, it is "the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthy of acceptance and belonging." understanding & caring for ourselves helps lessen the impact of this feeling when it arises. A great book to read: "i thought it was just me (but it isn't)" -- by brene brown phd. ...Read more
Toxins: Shark fin soup, made from the cartilaginous pectoral & dorsal fins of shark, has been in use since at least the ming dynasty in china. It is used medicinally in china to lower cholesterol & to combat cancer & heart disease but it's benefits are controversial. There is a health risk in ingesting shark fins. It is a predator fish with of high levels of bmaa (neurotoxin), arsenic & methylmercury. ...Read more
See doctor: Or go to ER if severe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Guilt & Shame: Do you tend to feel guilt & shame as a repeated theme in your life or is there something specific that you have or haven't done that has led to these feelings? If the feelings aren't rationale, are excessive or have become a way of life - then you likely could benefit from therapy (l.e. cognitive behavioral therapy). If you need to make amends or to rectify a wrong - then follow your conscience. ...Read more
NO: Under privacy laws they can not, unless you provide written permission - either generic or on a case by case basis. ...Read more
MAY BE A FISSURE?:
Anal fissres are cracks or tear in the Anus or anal canal. It can cause pain during or after bowel movement and usually caused by trauma by pushing too hard due to hard stools or constipation
It may just be a small tear and it hurts when you wipe yourself
I will try some stool softner and avoid constipation and if it persists check it with your doctor ...Read more
Use metal paint can: There are several very simple, inexpensive ways to store and dispose of used needles and the like. I recommend to my patients that they go to a local hardware store and buy a few medium size empty paint cans and use them. Metal loose tea tins work very well, also. Then, when the containers get full, seal them and bring them to their physicians, who will dispose of them safely. ...Read more