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What could possibly prevent me from losing weight, im 34 f, on Synthroid (thyroxine) 137mcg, cytome 12.5mcg, metform 1000, phenter, free t4/t3 upper range, TSH low?
Eating too: Much and not exercising enough. If you're on cytomel, (liothyronine) you should consider stopping it as it can be dangerous and can't be checked by the routine thyroid tests. That's probably why your TSH is too low. The T3 test doesn't accurately measure Cytomel (liothyronine) dose. ...Read more
Differs: Everyone heals diferently, but with appropriate care, it can take weeks to heal. Som epeople still will have some disomfort and may need a steroid injection as a tiral to alleviate pain. Best wishes. ...Read more
Amount of exercise: Start slow and combine, aerobic, strength and flexibility. ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: Is variable with recovery but it is the norm to resolve within 2-3 weeks without treatment and faster with treatment. ...Read more
Best pointer- not: Quickly. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
I struggle with stopping to eat once I have started. Can you give me pointers on how to control my eating habits.
Plan on eating less: Drink water before eating. Eat slowly. Take small portion. Increase fruit and vegetable in the meal. Have pleasant company and conversation. Good luck. ...Read more
I struggle with stopping to eat once I have started . Can you give me pointers on how to control my eating habits?
Beetle Juice: I used to freeze or burn warts, but I have seen better results (with less painful treatment) with cantharone solution. It comes from a blistering beetle (don't ask ask me how or who found out!). It is expensive and difficult to obtain in the United States--however, if your physician has a bottle of it he can apply a little bit once a week for 2-3 applications. The wart usually blisters away. ...Read more
Arch pain: Plantar fasciitis can be painful. To start a home program you must have a tennis ball, ice pack, exercise band and lots of patience. Begin your morning with stretching your feet with an exercise band for ten minutes, then once out of bed, stand on the tennis ball and roll it under your foot. Also use ice on it when it gets inflamed. Go to a Podiatrist for further treatments. ...Read more
Explore this further: You may want to explore the reasons why your partner is scared that you have herpes. Does your partner have herpes? Have you ever had any symptoms of herpes such as painful sores on the vulva? Herpes doesn't always have symptoms you recognize. One way to know if you have ever been exposed to herpes is to do a blood test. You may both want to be tested. Best wishes! ...Read more
Painting: Paint is lead free these days, but fumes can make one feel nauseated. It is the place where you are painting which may be more dangerous. For example, an old building can have lead in old wall paint, painting in high places wothout proper safety equipment can result in injury, etc... ...Read more
If you can " own": The impact that parental overprotectiveness had in his ability to become an independent, fully- functional adult with age-appropriate adaptive/self-help & prosocial skills, he'll probably be more receptive. Offer to attend family counseling with him & seek individual therapy to explore your past & current role in the relationship. See:www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2007/05/070501112023.Htm. ...Read more
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Immaturity: Peter pan syndrome is psychological immaturity with the failure to adopt adult social responsibilities. ...Read more
Ice heel: Stretch calf muscles, make sure shoes are proper fitting and not worn out, gel insert or heel cushion in shoes. ...Read more
Macular burn: Some laser pointers are very strong. Directly looking at them can cause damage to the macula or the very center of vision. If you have sudden decrease in vision after looking at a laser pointer you should see an ophthalmologist on emergency basis. Sometime the macula has inflammation and edema that can be treated with steroids and other medication so the eye sight is not damaged. ...Read more
Depends: Don't try this. Laser pointers even with low mw energy produce a concentrated beam of light further focused by your eye. This can permanently burn a spot on your retina. Ophthalmologists have seen damage with even the weakest laser pointers . These are not toys. A there are more high powered lasers which will do the burn in a hurry. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Medial Plantar Nerve: Nerve entrapment syndromes can often be treated with conservative therapy by a physiotherapist off sports medicine practitioner, avoiding surgical intervention: http://books.Google.Com/books?Id=uzpwfnyyjjuc&pg=pa775&lpg=pa775&dq=nerve+mobilization+for+medial+plantar+nerve&source=bl&ots=o6o-3ow9f8&sig=th6hgf0hbiqw2_foyypzbvnh2mu&hl=en&sa=x&ei=0yneubybcjdm8gth2yhwaw&ved=0cd4q6aewaw#v=onepage&q=nerve. ...Read more
I have planter fasiitis and a friend told me I will be in a wheelchair for life. Is that correct?
Not a friend!: A person who tells you something this scary is not your friend at all This is a form of bullying. It is sadistic. That person derives pleasure from your pain. Take this person off your Christmas card list, off your contact lists, and unfriend on social media. Plantar fasciitis will not put you in a wheelchair. It is often temporary and there is good treatment. See a podiatrist. Find true pals ...Read more