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What to do if I have this 25 question worksheet on genetics, and there are 4 questions I can't answer. Could anyone please help?
Not sure...: ...what you mean. If it's a questionnaire provided by a health professional as part of a genetic assessment, just ask the person who gave it to you to clarify the questions. They will be glad to help. ...Read more
Yes, deninitly!: The majority of people who attempt sobriety relapse, some studies indicated 80-90 percent of people relapse within the first year. You are not alone. All that is required for aa is a desire to stop drinking. Go back, work the program and be honest. Remember there are other resources avaliable as well such as counseling and possible use of medications. ...Read more
You can't: No one can replace your family. But you can surround yourself with positive people. Maybe going to a church or a community center or a support group in your community would help. Or you might want to consider talking to a counselor about how you are feeling. Being shunned hurts. You shouldn't be alone with those feelings. ...Read more
Great question!: For some, spirituality is very closely linked to mental health because it embodies the idea that it's possible to get through suffering. And that such experiences might help us develop into more aware & compassionate human beings. Having a spiritual (not necessarily religious) point of view may help one feel less alone. It also offers the possibility of there being some meaning to suffering. ...Read more
Replace your dr: You should keep your normal doctor we are here to help. We are available to feel in gaps when you can't get to your MD. But to be able to see your physician and be examined and tested in person is invaluable. ...Read more
Relapse: Lack of will power, addictive personality, poor compliance with treatment, availability, social factors, predisposition, lack of support, to name a few. ...Read more
No: You may be dissociated. Please get help now. Start w comprehensive psychological evaluation (clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist). You may need medications to address any emotional disorder that you might have. If your cutting is associated w substance abuse – detoxification, 12 step program or rehabilitation may be indicated. Talking therapy is absolutely necessary. Dialectic behavioral >>. ...Read more
Studies show that 80% of right handed people have left language lateralization in their brain.Sex does not appear to affect this in many studies. A recent study used a Gaussian analysis to conclude that hemispheric dominance for both language production and handedness occurs by chance alone except for in a small sample of people:
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Too big; too little: Doctors like to see babies grow "the right amount". To follow the growth in length (height), weight, and head size, the doctor measures the baby at birth, 1 month, 2 months, 4 months, etc.. . . The measurements are plotted on growth charts. If the charts show that a baby is too big or too little, then there may be a medical problem or possibly a hereditary tendency to be big or little. ...Read more
Nothing: Sounds like they are the same.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Relapse is usually a conscious decision. Start working harder on your recovery program. Attend 12 step meetings, read recovery literature, discuss your problems with someone else in recovery. Improve your spirituality. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. And yes, it can continue into adult life. Tell someone you know and trust about the bullying. Keeping it inside does no good. ...Read more
Different responses: Relapse refers to when a process such as a hepatitis infection responds to treatment initially, but is followed by recurrence of the process/disease. Non-response means there is no affect of treatment to begin with. ...Read more
See your dentist: Porcelain crowns are incredibly durable and can last for years. The reasonable lifespan for crown is between 5-15 years. Any dental crown that has failed should be evaluated by a dentist. Only your dentist can make crown replacement treatment determination, and only after he/she have had an opportunity to evaluate your specific situation. ...Read more
See doc + find cause: If you are indeed losing your memory, your first step is to find a psychiatrist of neurologist who will find the cause of this and determine if it is indeed the case or due to another physical or psychiatric illness. Don't take anything until you know the cause. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Depends on disease: The chance of a relapse depends on the disease, the treatment, and how well the problem was eradicated (whether or not completely removed). Please send your question to healthtap again, with some details so our medical experts can better understand what disease you are asking about. Each question is not connected to past questions, so add details to each question. Thanks! ...Read more
UPON what kind of pill you are asking about! Your question does not include this rather IMPORTANT bit of data. If its a BIRTH CONTROL PILL (DID I GUESS RIGHT????????) TAKE it NOW.....Missing a single pill will not have any effect on the Borth Control but could produce a little staining nif you are on LO DOSE estrogen. so make up for it and take the pill now.
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Don't take drugs: As simple as it sounds, not taking any further drugs (whatever they may be) is really only the way to purge them from your system. There are no easy methods to rapidly purge drugs from your system. If you relapsed, it is essential you get help to give yourself the best chance of staying clean. Good luck. ...Read more
No: But you should change it at least every week if you are storing the lenses and not wearing them. If you are wearing them infrequently, consider changing to a daily disposible lens. ...Read more
Time will tell.: Food poisoning can result from eating improperly handled or inadequately cooked meat. He may develop some nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more
Tell me what you..: Most enjoy in life, and I will tell you how, if you don't take care of your health, you may lose the ability to enjoy that which you cherish the most. Conversely, if you carefully guard your health, you may be able to extend your enjoyment of that which you cherish for many, many years to come. Life is a short, one-way street. Take care of yourself so you can enjoy it to the fullest. ...Read more
Well, you can't: I will assume you have asked him, point=blank, if he is using. If you haven't, that would be my first consideration. Family counseling, with a therapist to mediate between the two of you, is an option, which you can suggest because there are trust issues. I would also suggest attending some Alanon meetings, and finding one or two of them that work for you. Alanon is a self-help program for family ...Read more
The new name is.....: Immune. It replaced "idiopathic".Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Depends on many factors, size of incision, amount of bony work that is needed. In general most patients can be done on an out patient or overnight stay basis. The wounds heal quickly within the first 2 weeks. Dressing changes are dictated by the type wound closure your surgeon does and size of wound. ...Read more
What are the ways to make myself realize that I have a mental problem and that I need to get help?
Depression: Read the articles on the soundmindz. Org website about depression and anxiety and take the questionnaire's to see if you identify any of these problems as yours and then have the courage to ask a mental health professional for help, you deserve a better life and you obviously are reaching out for help and I hope you take the next step. Best. ...Read more
My boyfriend just realised he has accidentally taken 225mg in the past 9 hours. Should we be worried?
225mg of what: If concerned call poison control or go to ER rather than fooling around on the computer ...Read more