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Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

No: Melatonin is of no benefit directly with the sinuses. It might help you sleep better and if lack of sleep is contributing to your sinus problem then it could help. ...Read more

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Carsickness (Definition)

Carsickness = motion sickness caused by ...Read more


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I need some help with bulimia tips?

I need some help with bulimia tips?

Helping Bulimia: Bulimia is an eating d/o. Bulimics are not comfortable with their body weight and self image. They feel that they are obese, despite normal weight. Avoid bingeing by eating several small healthy meals throughout the day. Seek psychotherapy to correct cognitive distortions about body image. Self induced vomiting may lead to electrolyte imbalance, causing cardiac arrhythmia and death. Monitor weight. ...Read more

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Need help badly with anxieties?

Need help badly with anxieties?

See Dr: Hope dr has time to recommend non pharmacologic answers such as exercise, diet&relaxation techniques in addition to ssri meds first.It is so easy for us to rx drugs like valium, xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan or the like which have some degree of risk. ...Read more

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Need help with physiotherapy, who can I talk to?

Need help with physiotherapy, who can I talk to?

A Physiatrist, : An orthopedist, your family doctor or even sometimes a neurologist. What's the problem? Certain injuries require less expertise to diagnose and treat, like a sprained ankle. Some injuries can be quite complicated. ...Read more

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I want help to cope with living with hallucinations?

I want help to cope with living with hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Its best to find out the accurate diagnosis and if necessary get multiple opinions as it will be a life changing event. Atypical antipsychotics are usually the first line of treatment in hallucinations but please clarify the cause and treat the cause for example if drug induced, medication induced etc. ...Read more

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How can ginger help with motion sickness?

How can  ginger help with motion sickness?

Benefit of ginger: Ginger contains a substance which is thought to promote peristatlis (contaction of the intestines in a forward motion) and to stimulate gastric secretions. It essentially functions as an antinausea agent without any sedating effects. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for working out with vertigo?

Can you give me suggestions for working out with vertigo?

Don't: You are looking to get injured. Get checked out by your doctor and get the vertigo under control ...Read more

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I need help with acne?

I need help with acne?

Many options.: Begin with benzoyl peroxide. It's effective and well tolerated for most people. Start with a low strength and increase if needed. With stubborn acne, add a second product with a different active ingredient, such as salicylic acid, alpha-hydroxy acid, or sulfur. But do see a dermatologist; in the long run it's way cheaper than trying all those "miracle" non-prescription concoctions. ...Read more

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Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Often the first step: Family physicians can certainly help with some mental illnesses. When these are more severe, complex, or the initial trials of medicines don't work, they generally refer to psychiatrists. Also, a family physician will most likely not be doing psychotherapeutic treatments -- which are very important in many psychiatric conditions. Some have done combined fp/psychiatry residencies, though. ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Could you help with tinnitus please?

Could you help with tinnitus please?

Encourage: Audiology and ear/nose/throat evaluation to see if the cause can be determined and addressed. Take care. ...Read more

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I need help with dealing or coping with depression and also losing weight . Any tips or advise?

I need help with dealing or coping with depression and also losing weight . Any tips or advise?

Types of Depression: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. See doctor & ask about low-carb, higher protein diet ...Read more

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How can therapists help with your ocd?

How can therapists help with your ocd?

Therapist can help: What kind of professional should you see? It would be best to consult a psychologist or other professional therapist who is trained in the cognitive-behavioral methods of "exposure and response prevention". These methods help you to experience the anxious thoughts without resorting to rituals, and give them time to subside naturally. Meds can be help- so start 1st with meds/therapy. Both can work. ...Read more

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What to use to help with nausea?

What to use to help with nausea?

Nausea: A simple way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. ...Read more

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Who can I talk to for help with ptsd and depression?

Who can I talk to for help with ptsd and depression?

Treatment Options: You can find a therapist near you through the website: psychologytoday.Com another excellent resource is the book : the trauma took kit, healing ptsd from the inside out. Traumatoolkit.Com this award-winning book provides an understanding of ptsd as something that affects your entire being - mind, body and spirit. The book gives information on many modalities to help heal from ptsd. ...Read more

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Just diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What prescriptions do they give you to help with pain and other symptoms?

Just diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What prescriptions do they give you to help with pain and other symptoms?

Many, many options: I use more than 50 different medicines to treat my fibromyalgia patients. Every patient is different and medicines that work for one may not work for another. The 3 medicines that are fda approved for treating fibromyalgia are lyrica, Cymbalta and savella (milnacipran). However, many other medicines are also used. Find a fibromyalgia specialist who will work to find medicines that will help you. ...Read more

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Coping with depression a lot, need some advice!?

Coping with depression a lot, need some advice!?

Start w a medical: Eval to rule out physical causes for your symptoms. A good psychiatric eval is in order. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise. ...Read more

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Need help with Social Phobia?

Need help with Social Phobia?

Behavioral Options: Try CBT w/ Exposure. Social phobia = intense fear of embarrassment + feeling judged by others. Effective behavioral treatment involves facing these fears - even trying 2 embarrass urself deliberately in front of others. U work ur way up 2 more & more challenging situations. A clinical psychologist/anxiety expert can tailor a specific plan 4u. Info: anxietybc.org Watch "Afraid of People" on You ...Read more

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