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How can I overcome the stigma of using a cpap machine?

How can I overcome the stigma of using a cpap machine?

CPAP alternatives: The CPAP machine and the many variations of CPAP are the "gold standard" of care for sleep apnea. But many people can't tolerate the machines for a variety of reasons including comfort, claustrophobia, etc. I get a lot of referrals from sleep specialists in the quad cities to make these patients oral mouthpieces, designed to bring the mandible forward and hold it there which opens up the airway. ...Read more

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What is a tens machine?

What is a tens machine?

Pain Management Unit: "tens" is the acronym for transcputaneous electrical nerve stimulation. A "tens unit" is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to certain parts of the body to block pain signals. The electrical currents produced are mild, but can prevent pain messages from being transmitted to the brain and may raise the level of endorphins. ...Read more

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How can I overcome devestation?

Pretty broad plea!: Sounds like your ego/self-esteem, have taken a hit... But, whatever the cause, it will help to talk to a therapist. It's hard to get through a life without getting hurt, but there's no rule that says you have to suffer alone! so much depends on your perspective; which is, of course, shaped by your experiences. You have no control over most of those, either...But if you're still here, you've won! ...Read more

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How do you overcome insecurites?

Insecurities: You already started the process. You acknowledge its existence. Cognitive therapy is a well-established form of treatment that can help you with this condition. I prefer the term eclectic therapy as it encompasses all kinds of interventions. ...Read more

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How can I overcome overtiredness?

How can I overcome overtiredness?

Get a check up: First of all make an appontment with your doctor and have a complete check up to find if there is a medical condition causing your extreme tiredness if one is found get it treated and you will be ok if no medical reason found then make sure you get 7to8 hours of good night sleep avoid too strenuous exercises for some time eat healthy cut down on carbs dont smoke and drink in moderation relax&laugh. ...Read more

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How to overcome inferiority complex?

See below: Often some aspect of one's life or a personal feature is troubling to indivuduals - avoiding these aspects strengthens an inferiority complex. Facing and working on these unpleasant feelings can help improve the complex. ...Read more

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Are free weights better than machines are?

Are free weights better than machines are?

Free weights, machin: Depends - machines give you a much smooth range of motion than free weights. Both produce the same kind of results. ...Read more

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How to overcome anxiety?

How to overcome anxiety?

Mindfulness: Try reading a book on mindfulness. It is very helpful. ...Read more

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How to overcome anxiety?

Need good evaluation: Start with a good evaluation by pcp and then an eval by a mental health professional. Cbt can be very helpful. Take an inventory of life stressors and determine how you can address them in more adaptive ways. Reduce stimulants in diet. Better sleep, exercise, yoga, good nutrition & meditation can help. Meds such as ssri's, benzos, and Buspar (buspirone) can help. Review med options with doc. ...Read more

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