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Dr. Donald Gieck
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Relapse Prevention Programs (Overview)

Relapse Prevention Programs help patients and their families learn to overcome their drug addiction and abuse problems through medical, emotional, and social interventions


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What are some relapse prevention programs?

What are some relapse prevention programs?

Relapse from: Which problem you have to prevent from relapse. Psyhotherapy and high nutritional supplementations are the best prevention program ...Read more

Dr. Donald Gieck
4 Doctors shared insights

Relapse Prevention Programs (Overview)

Relapse Prevention Programs help patients and their families learn to overcome their drug addiction and abuse problems through medical, emotional, and social interventions


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Where to get relapse prevention help?

Where to get relapse prevention help?

RELAPSE: If alcohol is involved, Alcohol Anonymous helps tremendously. If narcotic or other agent is the concern, then seek Narcotic Anonymous groups. Churches have support groups too. And many communities have wonderful programs with mentors. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where I could find a good ACL injury prevention training program?

Does anyone know where I could find a good ACL injury prevention training program?

Ask your PT or onlin: You can go on line and find a trainor or physical therapist who can put you through acl prevention programme which was created by santa monica orthpedic and sport medicine foundation
the programme involves 15 minutes training session and trains
avoiding vulnerable positions
increase flexibility
increase strength, proprioception
plyometric exercises
2-3 times a week. ...Read more

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What is injury prevention all about?

What is injury prevention all about?

Many things: 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). ...Read more

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Are there OTC herpes meds for prevention?

Are there OTC herpes meds for prevention?

Sorry, nothing OTC: To prevent herpes if you are exposed? If so, is the concern oral or genital? Does partner or family member have HSV1 or HSV2? Or do you have it and want to prevent outbreaks or transmission to others? If so, is your infeciton oral or genital, HSV1 or HSV2? All these make a difference in best prevention. Only prescription meds are effective against HSV. Also ondoms to prevent sexual transmission. ...Read more

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What can I take for osteoporosis prevention?

What can I take for osteoporosis prevention?

Calcium, vit D.: If you are menstruating normally a calcium intake of 1000 mg daily from food and/or supplements with 1-2000 units vitamin d3 daily should help prevent bone loss. A measurement of vitamin d in the blood would assure you are taking the correct amount. ...Read more

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What's best prevention for localized psoriasis?

What's best prevention for localized psoriasis?

Topical: If it is a small localized area topical treatments are best. Prevention requires regular medications with the risk of side effects. You can try the over the counter psoriasis creams first. If these do not work you will need to work with a doctor to try other therapies. There is no one perfect treatment for everyone. ...Read more

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What malaria tablets should I take for prevention?

What malaria tablets should I take for prevention?

Uaually Quinine.: Usually it is a quinine medicine which comes from the chincona tree. But see your doctor. Possibly it may make a diffrence as to where you are going. There are typically 4 diffrent varieties of malaria and it may make a diffrence as to where you are going. ...Read more

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I don't want to get herpes, what is the best prevention

Avoid people with it: This flippant answer highlights how hard it is to avoid herpes. In the US, certain studies show 95% or more people are infected. Why? HSV-2 (genital herpes), is only one of at least 8 clinically important viruses in the herpesvirus family. Other viruses-varicella zoster, Epstein Barr virus (mono), cytomegalovirus, fifth's disease, humanherpesvirus-6, and others, are all in this family. ...Read more

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Prevention from altitude sickness?

Prevention from altitude sickness?

Diamox (acetazolamide): There is a prescription medication called Diamox (acetazolamide) that can help acclimatize you more quickly if you don't have time to gradually reach the altitude you are aiming for. ...Read more

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Causes and prevention of acid reflux?

Causes and prevention of acid reflux?

Food: Most reflux issues are due to diet. Don't eat foods that you expect to cause heartburn. This may seem like common sense advice but needs to be said. If you continue to have symptoms however, you should be evaluated for a short course of medication and possible even a stomach scope (egd) to rule out ulcers and damage to the stomach and esophagus. ...Read more

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What is prevention for legionellosis?

What is prevention for legionellosis?

Log on: Please log on to my web. Www. Drernie. Co.cc. ...Read more

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What is the best prevention for eczema?

What is the best prevention for eczema?

Diet: Supplemnts with vitamin d, zinc and essential fatty acids can help. Calso identify food triggers to avoid. ...Read more

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What are some migraine prevention meds?

What are some migraine prevention meds?

Agree with Dr Ho: Although there are several prescription items, my patients seem to favor otc preps, and many like the success of butterbur, also riboflavin, coq-10, feverfew, magnesium. Botox does work, acupuncture might help. ...Read more

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How can suicide prevention be accomplished?

How can suicide prevention be accomplished?

Talk About It!: One of the most dangerous myths about suicide: if you talk about suicide, a person is more likely to attempt suicide. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact quite the opposite is true: talking about suicide is the single best method of prevention. Patients are relieved of a great emotional burden when the discuss their suicidal feelings. A simple conversation can save a life! ...Read more

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How do you do stroke prevention for people?

Treat causation: Common causes include diabetes, high tryglycerides, hypertension, heart disease, traumatic dissection damage to large blood vessels in neck, carotid stenosis, and all can be theoretically treated and controlled. Less common risks should also be treated, including sleep apnea, high homocysteine, sickle cell anemia, protein c and s deficiencies, anti-phospholipid ab syndrome. ...Read more

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Does exercise help in prevention of cancer?

Does exercise help in prevention of cancer?

Yes..: Most studies show that regular exercise ass opposed to sedentary behavior helps lower the risk of many types of cancer. Increasing the practice of exercise, however, does not negate in any way the known carcinogenic factors such as smoking and environmental risks. ...Read more

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What treatment and prevention are available?

Please clarify!!: Please clarify and ask again! What are you trying to treat and prevent? ...Read more

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Tips on prevention to prader-willi syndrome?

Tips on prevention to prader-willi syndrome?

No prevention: Unfortunately there are no ways to prevent prader-willi syndrome. This is a genetic syndrome with an abnormality on the 15th chromosome. If there is a concern for future children, genetic consultation will be a must. ...Read more

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What are some forms of prevention for asthma?

What are some forms of prevention for asthma?

Treat the cause: As most asthma is caused by allergies, the best solution is to treat the allergies, as it is impossible to avoid all allergens. I suggest lda (low dose antigen therapy) or srt (sensitivity removal technique). They are both able to eliminate allergies to foods, chemicals, and inhalants. ...Read more

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Does exercise help in the prevention of cancer?

Does exercise help in the prevention of cancer?

Probably some: It's hard to control for the fact that people who exercise have other good-health habits such as not smoking and not abusing alcohol. Still, the epidemiologic work seems fairly consistent for some of the common cancers. We still don't understand some of the basics about how aerobic fitness works (at least one major molecular player is undiscovered); perhaps this is a key. Stay fit & enjoy. ...Read more

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Bad breath remedies and prevention, what to do?

Bad breath remedies and prevention, what to do?

Bad breath: Caused by dental problems can be prevented by good oral hygiene and professional cleaning and dental treatment. The treatment of bad breath depends on its cause. ...Read more

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Need info on a bacteria prevention help please?

Need info on a bacteria prevention help please?

More specific: What kind of bacteria are you talking about? Please by more specific---hand washing is the most effective way to prevent bacterial infections, but I am not sure if you mean oral, food, hands, cuts, wounds, etc. ...Read more

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What can be done for prevention of mesothelioma?

What can be done for prevention of mesothelioma?

Avoid asbestos: Some spontaneous, but more with substantial exposure to asbestos
miners, insulation, navy though the years. ...Read more

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Are suicide prevention groups actually effective?

Are suicide prevention groups actually effective?

Probably: Discussing a problem and identifying it are usually the first steps to recovery
i would not conceive of it encouraging the behavior. ...Read more

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Are antioxidants important in disease prevention?

Are antioxidants important in disease prevention?

Www. Nlm. Nih. Gov: Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer andthese are antioxidants :beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, selenium, vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin e. ...Read more

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Prevention of problems caused by water pollution?

Prevention of problems caused by water pollution?

Detergents and other: Dumping the by-products of your washing machine is the most common cause. Solution: log on to my site: www. Drernie. Co.Cc. ...Read more

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Is there a means of prevention of beta thalassemia?

Is there a means of prevention of beta thalassemia?

Genetics: Beta thalassemia is an inherited disorder. A person is born with the disorder. Prevention needs to be practiced by the prospective parents, through testing and genetic counselling by people in families with history of beta thalassemia. ...Read more