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Doctor insights on: Primary Secondary Tertiary Health Promotion

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Hi please, what are the benefits of health promotion and maintenance?

Hi please, what are the benefits of health promotion and maintenance?

Health: The answer should be self evident. In general, improved quality of life and longevity, to the extent possible. ...Read more

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How can a social worker intervene to prevent diseases from occurring (health promotion-disease prevention)?

How can a social worker intervene to prevent diseases from occurring (health promotion-disease prevention)?

Prevention: Have you heard the statement, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"? The social worker has the ability to help inform you of healthier health practices that can, if followed, improve your ability to prevent disease. And help you to have a better quality of life. Social workers are a great benifit to many people if only people will listen and apply their reccomendations. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the typical health promotion initiatives that help reduce the risk of depression?

Can you tell me the typical health promotion initiatives that help reduce the risk of depression?

This looks like a: Class assignment. Here is a site you may check: http://www. Cdc. Gov/workplacehealthpromotion/implementation/topics/depression.Html. ...Read more

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I pulled my back out a few months ago, I went to the emergency room and they did xrays and did notice that I had a sprain. I have no insurance due to a recent promotion and waiting for paperwork to be finalized so I can't get seen by a primary care doct

I pulled my back out a few months ago, I went to the emergency room and they did xrays and did notice that I had a sprain. I have no insurance due to a recent promotion and waiting for paperwork to be finalized so I can't get seen by a primary care doct

Massage & stretching: There are various reasons why our backs go into spasm or have a strain and as a Rehab/Sports Med MD I see this commonly and try to determine the cause. That would be your 1st step. Next Physical therapy, core training or pilates, yoga and/or massage can usually be used safely to improve muscle strength and balance. Keep me posted ...Read more

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I recently took a total of 2 drug urinalysis for a job promotion and both came back as diluted could my medication of levothyroxine and pravasatin affect the results?

I recently took a total of 2 drug urinalysis for a job promotion and both came back as diluted could my medication of levothyroxine and pravasatin affect the results?

Urine test: Your urine will be very dilute if you drink large quantities of water/liquid before your test. A diuretic taken just before your test would have similar effects. Neither thyroxine or pravastatin have this effect. ...Read more

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How does eating vegetables promote health?

Yes: Try to eat vegetables with all the colors of the rainbow. ...Read more

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How does music promote health and well-being?

Does it?: It is not established that music promotes health. However, if you like music and it makes to fee better, it will promote your well being like any other pleasurable activity does. ...Read more

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What would your recommend to promote good health? General rules for 42 yo.

What would your recommend to promote good health? General rules for 42 yo.

Watch weight.: Don't smoke, keep your weight normal and exercise regularly. Do something you enjoy. Help others. Don't drink excessively or use street drugs. See your doctor for regular checkups. An active sex life helps! ...Read more

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After another tragedy, do conservatives again promote that everyone who becomes violent has mental health?

After another tragedy, do conservatives again promote that everyone who becomes violent has mental health?

Logical Error: This is about common logical errors humans make: We tend to ignore (or are unaware of) the fact that the vast majority of people struggling w/mental health challenges DO NOT EVER become violent. Instead we focus on the relatively very small number of people w/mental health problems who DO become violent. We conclude that those prone to violence represent ALL people w/mental health problems. ...Read more

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How do I promote ganglia health?

How do I promote ganglia health?

See answer: Ganglia are part of the nervous system. Exercise, healthy diet, avoiding neurotoxins like excess alcohol are recommended for health in general, including the nervous system. There is no specific advice pertaining to ganglia. ...Read more

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How does carnosine promote health?

How does carnosine promote health?

See below: Carnosine can inhibit sympathetic nervous system activity that otherwise promotes hypertension, thus diminishing obesity-associated blood pressure elevations. Its antioxidant properties protect heart muscle directly against toxins, even powerful chemotherapy agents that would otherwise pose serious risks to heart tissue ...Read more

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How can animals promote health in elders with dementia?

How can animals promote health in elders with dementia?

Soulfully: Animals have been found to stimulate social interaction & ease agitation in dementia patients + simply give them pleasure. Maybe it has to do with the unconditional love & acceptance that pets seem to provide, and the manner in which they relate to us without highlighting our cognitive challenges; they seem to relate to dementia patients at an intuitive, nonverbal, non cognitive & soul level! ...Read more

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What are new therapies emerging to promote holistic health?

What are new therapies emerging to promote holistic health?

Holistic health: New therapies in this area are really progress in therapies that have been used for decades. Clinical nutrition, biofeedback, clinical hypnosis (see. Www. Asch. Net), dietary supplements, and exercise. For safety and effectiveness, work under the guidance of a licensed professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any suppliments that actually promote Prostate health?

Are there any suppliments that actually promote Prostate health?

Maybe: It has been suggested that lycopene found in tomatoes and in OTC supplements may be beneficial. First thing you should do is have your family physician do a digital rectal prostate exam to make sure your prostate feels normal. Stay away from advertised "medications" that sound too good to be true. ...Read more

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What kind of foods promote good eye health?

What kind of foods promote good eye health?

Many: There are several food ingredients that reduce the risk of eye disease. This includes lutein and zeaxanthin which is found in dark green leafy vegetables, like kale and spinach; fish oil; flax-seed oil, anti-oxidant vitamins (vit a, c, e and zinc). ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that promote eye health?

Are there any vitamins that promote eye health?

Yes: Vitamin a is necessary for adequate night vision. B vitamins, vit. C & antioxidants protect against cataracts. Vit c, d, beta carotene, vit e & zinc slow progression of macular degeneration. Flavonoids like lutein, zeaxanthin & anthocyans are also beneficial. Even mainstream ophthamologists often recommend supplements for eye health.
See http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/over60/nutrition.Htm. ...Read more

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Are there any chinese herbs are good to promote liver health?

Are there any chinese herbs are good to promote liver health?

Milk Thistle: It may not be part of traditional chinese medicine but milk thistle is very good for the liver. ...Read more

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In order to promote dental health, children should be taught to:?

In order to promote dental health, children should be taught to:?

Teaching children: In order to promote dental health, children should understand the importance of good general health habits which should include the importance of taking good care of your teeth and gums by brushing and flossing and eating nutritious foods; not foods and liquids that promote dental caries (tooth decay). They should understand how important these habits are towards a lifetime of being cavity free! ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods and vitamins are there to promote small intestinal health?

Please suggest what foods and vitamins are there to promote small intestinal health?

Probiotics: Besides a general good balanced multivitamin, probiotics viz. 'good bacteria' are helpful for GI health. Yogurt is better than 'merely taking a probiotic pill' as it supplies the bacteria food/environment - and you with calcium and protein. ...Read more

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How do your promote physical health for people with mental illness?

How do your promote physical health for people with mental illness?

By example: Loving someone who is mentally ill is a tremendous challenge that will take sacrifice, courage, and goodness that may not be returned. Some of the strongest medications promote obesity. One of the kindest things you can do is find some form of vigorous physical activity you and your loved one anjoy doing together, and share this time. It's a precious opportunity. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there effective ways to increase testosterone naturally, and to promote testicular health?

Are there effective ways to increase testosterone naturally, and to promote testicular health?

No, . ..: There has been no such thing around to naturally increase testosterone. If in doubt, see Doc for testing testosterone and assessing clinical pictures chiefly pertinent to low-T, such as loss of libido, drug use, testicular size/consistency, etc. However, no matter who, what, and how you are, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession should be foundation of all care. ...Read more

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What food types promote good health care for the prostrate gland?

What food types promote good health care for the prostrate gland?

Healthy diet: And vitamin supplements, the body as whole needs, there is no such thing as prostate health care diet, or 'prostate health pills' as marketed, are simple vitamins with minerals with very high price tag, same thing you can have it at a fraction of the cost ...Read more

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Need a cure to promote brain health, concentration and memory, as I am suffering from very bad brain functions and memory?

Need a cure to promote brain health, concentration and memory, as I am suffering from very bad brain functions and memory?

Natural brain care: Some suggestions for brain health: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Aerobic exercise at least 3 days/week, 30 minutes per session. Take a multivitamin daily, specifically to boost Folic Acid and vitamin b12. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderate caffeine intake, 2-5 cups of coffee per day. Stress reduction. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are ginger supplements safe to take daily to promote GI health and reduce inflammation?

Are ginger supplements safe to take daily to promote GI health and reduce inflammation?

Good for health: Good health supplement, essential ingredient in many asian cuisines for centuries, health benefits are well known in GI function, diabetes, hypertension etc. ...Read more

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Please describe a good brand of acai juice that has helped improve your health or promote weight loss?

Please describe a good brand of acai juice that has helped improve your health or promote weight loss?

They're not!: Acai juice and any other otc garbage doesn't help with weight loss. Only if you're trying to lose weight in your wallet. Why would you take something when you don't know what's in it or whether it'll harm you -- particularly when it won't help you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Invest in healthy nutrition, weight loss, diet, etc. ...Read more

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What are some good foods or herbal supplements that promote women's health that would prepare my body for future pregnancies?

What are some good foods or herbal supplements that promote women's health that would prepare my body for future pregnancies?

Folic acid: The most important supplement is folic acid. Beyond that, just a normal healthy diet full of fruits/veggies, lean proteins, and calcium containing foods. No herbal supplements have been proven beneficial for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can the same blue light that treats acne also promote oral health?

Can the same blue light that treats acne also promote oral health?

Wavelength Important: Lasers are monochromatic which means they emit a single pure color. Most studies show that lasers in the 720 to 920 nanometer range (red & near infrared colors) can provide biostimulation and low level light therapy. Search lllt on internet for scientific studies. Erbium yag & ysgg lasers in the 2000 to 2300 nm far infrared range have been used to treat periodontal bone loss & reduce pockets. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there's any supplements or even foods that promote good oral health, healthy teeth, etc?

Can you tell me if there's any supplements or even foods that promote good oral health, healthy teeth, etc?

Eatitng properly: Stay away from sugary foods
we recommend a diet rich in fruits vegetables protein and grains. Taking supplements is very questionable at this time eating properly drinking water will keep your whole body in good shape not only your mouth. Stay away from fatty and high oil foods and daily exercise helps. ...Read more