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How to slow down hr?

How to slow down hr?

Be evaluated: There are drugs which can slow a heart rate but if your spontaneous rate seems high, then you should understand the cause such as heart arrhythmias or anemia. You should be evaluated by your family doctor for this fairly quickly. ...Read more

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Can ths go up and down?

Can ths go up and down?

TSH?: The TSH can fluctuate within its range of normal day to day, week to week, month to month. If the fluctuations are within the range of normal, then these fluctuations are normal and expected. ...Read more

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What is step down unit?

Intermediate: A step down unit is a level of care between an intensive care unit and a regular hospital ward. ...Read more

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What is dawn phenomena....

What is dawn phenomena....

Diabetes: This is a tendency to a high blood glucose early in the morning 2 am to 8 am. Some say it's from hormones that raise glucose such as cortisol, epinephrine, and growth hormone; your physician may restructure your medications to deal with this. ...Read more

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What can help me calm down?

What can help me calm down?

Exercises: Both mental and physical exercises might help you. Breathing exercises are especially helpful to a lot of people. Look into yoga for good breathing exercises. Resolve any problems in your life that may be increasing your anxiety or causing worries. ...Read more

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I didn't c u answer my question?

Unanswered question?: ?'s may not be answered if outside a Dr's area of expertise or answer isn't known. A? May be vague or hard to understand. If there's just a statement with a? Mark -we may not know what's being asked. If too many?'s are asked in 1 submission – we may not be able to answer in 400 characters or fewer. Sometimes diagnosis & treatment are requested. We can't provide that in Basic Health Tap. ...Read more

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How do you get a temp to go down?

How do you get a temp to go down?

Fever: Common fever reducers are Acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Tepid baths don't provide much greater value over those medicines. But it's really about getting at the cause of the fever — is there a bacterial infection that needs to be treated? If it's a viral gastroenteritis (or stomach bug), the fever usually just runs it course. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why does down there hurt and itch?

Why does down there hurt and itch?

See details: Consider a vaginal infection. If you are sexually active also consider a std. See a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I feel shaky when I am laying down?

I feel shaky when I am laying down?

RLS: Check with your healthcare provider to see if you might have restless legs syndrome ...Read more

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When can my baby start sitting down?

When can my baby start sitting down?

Sitting: Babies start sitting around 6-9 months. They can attain abilities in their extremities sooner, as part of normal motor development they seem to mature "from the extremities to the core". ...Read more

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What are ways to keep my weight down?

What are ways to keep my weight down?

Yes 80/20 diet: Where 80% of your diet consists of low carb, high lean protein and plant or fish based fat and no alcohol and 20% is rather unhealthy, meaning higher carb diet. If one can follow that (and I have many patients who are on it for maintenance) for most part, they can maintain their weight. So about 2 meals and 1 snack healthy and 1 meal is considered the "guilty pleasure". ...Read more

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Painful shoulders when lying down - ?

Painful shoulders when lying down - ?

Need to examine: You have not provided sufficient information to offer a meaningful opinion. It would require additional history and physical examination and may be imaging study. If over the counter pain relief does not work, you should see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How to go down to 88 pounds by summer?

How to go down to 88 pounds by summer?

Your goal weight: Loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Ensure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 – 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What can calm down hidrenitis supprati?

What can calm down hidrenitis supprati?

Antibiotics: This depends on extent and individual case. Oral antibiotics depending on bacteroa pedant can help as well as anti-inflammatory cream such as Elidel (pimecrolimus) or pro topic ointment. If possible the area needs to be removed in part or in whole. Laser or even liposuction can be used to remove the damaged inflammd glands. ...Read more

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What's the best way to shave down there?

What's the best way to shave down there?

Don't shave delicate: Tissue. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Will it eventually go all the way down?

What "It" is...: "Will it eventually go all the way down?' is all the question I received but have no idea what "IT" is referring to. Please send a full question and we will see if we have some answers for you. Thanks ...Read more

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Why is coughing worse while laying down?

Why is coughing worse while laying down?

Depends: Aspiration-secretions down windpipe- is possible if swallowing issues. Gastric reflux and post-nasal drip if upon waking. Can be heart failure, esp if feet swollen. See doctor for eval as many causes. ...Read more

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How to start cutting down portion sizes?

One tip:: Buy a child's size plate. That way you can fill the plate and it is more psychologically pleasing than looking down at a regular sized plate that is half empty (giving you the message that you are sacrificing). ...Read more

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Can you advise for shaving down thereee?

Can you advise for shaving down thereee?

Pubic hair: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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How can I go down from 190lbs to 132lbs?

How can I go down from 190lbs to 132lbs?

Lose 58 lbs.: A reasonable wt loss plan would be about a lb a week (a deficit of 500 calories per day) through some combination of exercise -600 calories / hour — and diet. This will be a long road, but is entirely do-able. ...Read more

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Is down's syndrome a recessive condition?

Is down's syndrome a recessive condition?

No: Down syndrome is not a recessive condition. It is caused by an extra chromosome #21. We normally have a pair (=two copies) of each chromosome #1-22. Individuals with Down syndrome have a third chromosome #21. Thus name "trisomy 21" as well. Here more about mechanism and heritability of Down syndrome if you are interested: http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/down-syndrome. ...Read more

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Why does my vision spin when I bend down?

Why does my vision spin when I bend down?

Inner Ear/Vascular: Spinning vision is oscillopsia, suggesting positional nystagmus. Although clinically rare, neuroophthalmic consultation is recommended to exclude Arnold-Chiari malformation or arteriovenous malformation. Alternatively, possible positional vertigo from an inner ear problem: otolaryngology can be consulted. Possible idiopathic intracranial hypertension or vertebrobasilar insufficiency. ...Read more

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The feeling of rocking when lying down?

The feeling of rocking when lying down?

Middle ear: Or balance mechanism sound "faulty" This may need evaluation by an OTO-NEUROLOGIST.
Sometimes an upper respiratory infection can cause this as well as some medications
Check it out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) first!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it bad to lay down right after you eat?

Is it bad to lay down right after you eat?

It may cause &: Promote acid reflux. Wait at least 30-45 minutes after eating before you lie down. While waiting before u get that snooze, watch your favorite soap operas or the nba games. Take care! ...Read more

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