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A purse collection: A "pursery" is a new word, meaning a collection of purses and handbags, plus the room or cabinet in which such a collection is displayed. A "pessary", however, is a small plastic or silicone device used to support the uterus, vagina, bladder, or rectum. A pessary is most commonly used to treat prolapse of the uterus. ...Read more
More information: You are asking about what might happen after one hour ---- but one hour of what? Ask again with more information please. ...Read more
You can purchase: A compartmentalized carry bag or prioritize what you really need with you. ...Read more
Handkerchief: Tissues are a more sanitary way to blow your nose or wipe your face. A handkerchief should be replaced with a fresh one daily if used. ...Read more
Make sure she takes: If you love her and enjoy who she is then you would support her taking prescribed medications. Woe to the 'friend' or spouse who encourages non-compliance with antipsychotic medication, you may not live to regret it. (I'm not implying that any individual with mental health problems is a danger to others, as they are much more likely to be victims). ...Read more
Talk to her: Talk to her about it. Communication is the key to any relationship. Discuss your concerns. ...Read more
Don't worry about it: If he's mature and understands how women's bodies work, that shouldn't bother him. That's a natural thing that every woman on earth goes through in their reproductive years. If he's being weird about it, talk to him. Explain it. Maybe he doesn't understand. ...Read more
Ask her.: And what were you doing looking into your girlfriend's purse, sir? Before you draw conclusions, I suggest that you ask her what the medications are for. A good relationship is after all based on trust. ...Read more
Shoulder: I believe you are referring to your sons shoulder posture. He probably has poor posture which is causing discomfort or pain in his neck or back muscles. If he is a computer user he should sit in a. Chair that would give him proper alignment for his shoulders. ...Read more
My friend has an emergency intracardiac injection in her purse. Can an average person be properly trained to use it?
Needs clarification: It is unlikely anyone has an :intracardiac injection in their purse because there is no value to injecting medicines into the heart itself for the most part. What many people have is an Epipen (epinephrine) which allows people with severe allergies to give themselves a dose of Epinephrine and stop or limit a severe allergic reaction. It is given into a muscle, often the thigh. It is easy to use, even kids learn. ...Read more
How do you reduce the size of your chest and fat in the chest area? Should I do purely cardio or weights? Will weights make me gain in that area?
I keep feeling a sense of impending doom. I have a strong sense that I'm going to die soon and I won't live to be old. Is this purely psychological?
Impending doom is a: Symptom suggesting depression and/or anxiety. Work with a therapist to develop anxiety management strategies, self-confidence, and healthy living skills. If you are having physical symptoms consider review with your physician to eliminate medical conditions. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
See the Doctor first: No. It obviously includes the physical body and physical response as well. The best thing to do is get a complete physical with your family doctor to begin with. Then you might want to consider getting counseling if you and the doctor decide there might be anxiety or some other emotional thing involved. ...Read more
Rule out: One would always want to rule out physiological causes before assuming something is "purely a psychological thing." ...Read more
Please don't do it: You can not only lose weight, you can ruin your health. This would be an extreme vegetarian diet and without supplementing, you'll become iron and b-12 deficient and probably also deplete yourself of calcium, vitamin d (unless you get plenty of sun exposure), iodine and some other essential nutrients. Why not hang out at the gym with friends who would get you into a fitness lifestyle instead? ...Read more
See this link:
Here's a great list of recommended tests: http://www. Womenshealth. Gov/screening-tests-and-vaccines/screening-tests-for-women/
different groups have different recommendations, but this is a good template to work from. ...Read more
My sister is a type 2 diabetic who travels a lot. What are some good things to keep in her purse to snack on?
Snacks for diabetes: Nuts and seeds--the best being walnuts and almonds. Low fat cheese. Peanut butter. Any protein/fat combination has a low glycemic index, thus raising the blood sugar slowly and will chase away hungar. Just be careful to not eat much because these are high in calories! ...Read more
I have symptoms of depression but no event has triggered it. Is it possible that the cause be purely medical?
Pessery removal I have no problem inserting the pessery and it is painless however removal is extremely painful?
A few tricks: Ky jelly or astroglide may provide lubrication making removal easier. You may need estrogen cream to help with vaginal atrophy. Your doctor can help you with this. If your pessary is the kind that has a small hole try tying a loop of dental tape through the hole and letting the string hang out of the vagina. Then to remove you simply pull the string. Works great. Dental tape not dental floss. ...Read more
Been having same xanex for a while in my purse bout 7 months. They got hot on my car a few times are they still safe to take?
My 77 mom has stm loss, but now it appears to be worst, misplacing her keys/purse in the house. She also thinks others are there. Causes?
Delirium?: If this is a quite new finding, I would query whether she is ill. Older people are more frail and will often times get delirium with new infection (eg, pyelonephritis, pneumonia, etc). This can be worsened if there is baseline dementia. The treatment for delirium is to treat the disease that caused it (ie, antibiotics for the above). I would take her to the doctor. ...Read more
Actually, no: Orthodontic treatment "braces" are certainly used to improve the esthetic appearance of smiles, but there is much more. Improving the fit of your bite, the way teeth mesh (or don't), etc. Although the process is elective, the benefits can be substantial and never count out how important esthetics are to us in daily life. ...Read more
Maybe for some: Some people lack words for their feelings, and may be unaware of emotions that accompany their lack of interest, slowed-down energy, poor concentration, loss of appetite, sleep disturbance, etc. These people may insist they are not "depressed, " yet they have the genetics and the entire symptom list of depression. We are whole beings, and mind and body are interwoven -- even if we're unaware. ...Read more