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Prevention, or preventative medical services, are medical interventions that are designed to avoid development of or progression of serious medical conditions.

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Dr. Travis Kidner answered:

Breast cancer prevention?

5 steps

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1. Maintain a healthy weight. Obesity increases your risk of breast cancer 2. Have babies and breast feed. These decrease your risk 3. Limit hormone therapy after menopause. 4. Decrease alcohol intake 5. Exercise - women who have regular physical exercise have a decreased risk of breast cancer.
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tips to prevention of myopia?

Atropine...

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..drops have been shown to have some effect in the slowing down of progressive myopia, but needs to be taken in childhood for years.
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Pregnancy loss prevention site?

Good overview here

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Good overview here: http://bit.ly/JYwGzb - Dr Kutteh "wrote some of the book" on recurrent pregnancy loss (2 miscarriages or more). One study helped find the right treatment for a common immune cause of pregnancy loss (antiphospholipid antibodies), another showed that tests should be done after 2 miscarriages not 3. See Reproductive Endocrinology / Infertility specialist for tests and prevention.
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

What are the prevention methods?

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Taking measures before an illness occurs. Type of prevention depends on the illness.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

prevention from altitude sickness?

Acclimatization

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Gradual acclimatization to high altitude, limiting activity initially, avoid alcohol and may use medication. See the site below for more information. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2012/chapter-2-the-pre-travel-consultation/altitude-illness.htm
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Omega 3s for blood clot prevention?

Omega threes

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These agents are not anticoagulants and can not be counted on for clot prevention.
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What is injury prevention all about?

Many things

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Injury prevention is sport specific, but for all sports warming up prior to practice/games and stretching before and after is key. Athletes must maintain their physical fitness and have appropriate diets and hydration. Wearing appropriate, well fitting equipment aids in injury prevention. Bracing can reduce the rate of some injuries (MCL tear in football).
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Dr. James H. Isobe answered:

Prevention of varicose veins on legs?

No good way

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Venous incompetence which leads to VV is a result of heredity, pregnancy, lifestyle (prolonged standing/sitting), age, obesity, and there are conservative measures which may help in decreasing the symptoms (leg pain, swelling, fatigue, heaviness, cramping, restless legs): compression hose, exercise, elevation of legs. Trained phlebologist can help advise you.
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What is cerebral ischemia? Prevention?

Decreased blood flow

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The classic is transient ischemic attack (TIA), brief decreased blood flow to a small area of brain which can be the first sign of stroke risk. Blood flow issues may play a minor role in migraine, and low blood pressure may diffusely drop cerebral blood flow. Treat the many risks, diabetes, hypertension, high blood fats, hyperhomocysteinemia, carotid stenosis. Anti-platelet drugs protect.
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

What are some cancer prevention tips?

Be HEALTHY

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Don't smoke. Eat well. Limit alcohol. Don't smoke. Exercise. Get regular check-ups. Don't smoke. Follow your doctor's cancer screening guidelines. And, of course, really don't smoke.
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