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Side Effects Using Bipap Machine
It depends.: This depends on what continuous pressure that can be set on your machine so that you can have airway flow when you don't inhale or exhale. In neonates, pneumothorax is associated with nasal cpap, and can be found in adult users also. Other side effects include difficulty or pain while breathing and back, neck and muscle pain, thought to be from forced air into the lungs that is not expelled. ...Read more
Theres a machine that u stand on and it shakes and removes fats does it have any side effects and how much time should we perform on it?
It doesn't work: A machine that shakes you will not lose any weight for you. Your shaking yourself (running, jumprope, swimming, etc) will lose weight for you. Decrease calorie intake and increase calorie output to lose weight. There are a couple of machines on the market (usurf & powerplate) may actually work, because while you're standing still the machine makes you continually adjust your balance. Use 30min/day. ...Read more
What is the best hair removel laser machine ? I heard Mediostar and diodo ? Any advice ? And is there any side effects ?
Many good systems:
Lasers have to be used according to your skin type in general fair skin can use all the lasers. dark skin should use either a diode or yag.
Its important to go to someone with a lot of experience in lasers remember it is being applied to your flesh.
Complications include burns, blisters, scars, pigment changes where you skin becomes lighter or darker in color to name common things. ...Read more
Is a cpap machine 100 % safe for a 6 month old for mild sleep apnea poss due to mild malacia? Or are there side effects?
Are alternative treatments to mild obstructive sleep apnea(AHI of 8/H) other than CPAP/BiPAP!
Are there any side effects that will arise from them?
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Depends on person: While CPAP is very helpful in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, myasthenic patients tend to have overall respiratory weakness and do benefit from bipap to a greater degree. That being said, a sleep study can be invaluable in determining the right treatment for each individual. ...Read more
Is an apnea hypopnea index of 23 on a Bipap machine good? My AHI without the machine is 23. I have OSA, CSA and hypopnea.
FATIGUE WITH OSA: Provigil iand nuvigil help with energy and fatigue Also adderal/Ritalin/Starttera. Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL .Wholeapproach.com /gut loss.com. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP/ vs Hyoid suspension/Partial Glosectomy. Also vitamins to increase metabolism ribose/ubiquinol/carnatine. REJUVENATION-SCIENCE.COM ...Read more
Hello, my son is 18months old and was diagnosed 1 year ago with SMA type1. He is on a BiPAP machine 90% of the day. How can we strengthen his lungs?
A difficult process: I would cherish the time you have, as each day is precious. I cannot offer any special tricks to change what is happening. Try to locate a support group for parents of kids with chronic illness. It can help you work through what you are facing. ...Read more
Carbon dioxide level is high in my mother's blood & she is using bipap machine. Is there any medicine for this so that she does not have to use bipap?
Not likely: High serum co2 suggests chronic hypercarbia for which bipap is appropriate. No inhalers will dramatically improve hypercarbia over the short term. An alternative explanation for high serum co2 is severe metabolic alkalosis from vomiting or excessive diuretic use. An arterial blood gas can aid in telling the difference. ...Read more
Apnea hypopnea index is 23 on bipap machine. I have mostly central brain apneas.I aalso have obstructive apnea and hypopnea?
Ask question again: Not sure exactly what your question is. Maybe you could rephrase it. ...Read more
What is an appropriate amount of time to be on a bipap machine? Have been on for 10 days. Cannot maintain under 24% abgs not great. Ph low. Rec completed chemo/rad for throat cancer. Vent seems risky.
Depends: The problem you describe seems complex, too complex to appropriately answer in this forum. Your answer depends on details that are specific to your case. I would recommend a consult from an experienced pulmonologist. Your oncologist should be able to direct you. ...Read more
Mild: This is the lowest dose estrogen containing birth control on the market. Side effects include breast tenderness, mild weight gain (5#or less), irregular bleeding, dizziness, change in appetite, headache & bloating. Severe side effects include blood clots, stroke, pain, heart problems etc. As with most birth control estrogens, these are possible but rare. ...Read more
Isotretinoin: The most common side effects are dry mucous membranes, photosensitivity, major birth defects and joint pain. Rare serious side effects include: pseudotumor cerebri, premature epiphyseal closure, pancreatitis, psychosis, anemia, suicidality, visual disturbance, hepatoxicity, aggression and others. Blood work is drawn every month and if side effects occur the med is stopped. ...Read more
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Domperidone: Domperidone is a very effective drug in increasing G.I. motility. It's been around for quite some time, but it never really got approved by the FDA for the general population. This is primarily because it interacts with many other drugs, resulting in often serious effects on heart rhythm. In rare cases, the effect can be fatal. This is why domperidone is reserved for special cases only. ...Read more
No: Spirulina is chlorophyll-containing aquatic bacteria. It's been promoted for decades as being good for everything with essentially zero evidence. It's your money. If you're intrigued by supplements -- and it's interesting and there's some stuff that's real -- get with an evidence-based holist in your community. ...Read more
Yes, there can be: Seroxat (paroxetine) is an ssri antidepressant. Though not happening with everyone, side effects can include nausea, somnolence, dry mouth, sweating, constipation, and dizziness. Like other ssri's, it can also lead to sexual side effects such as delayed orgasm and changes in libido. ...Read more
Not usually: Sucralfate is one of the most easy to tolerate drugs prescribed. Having said that, however, anyone can have a reaction to any given medication. If you are having specific problems with it, stop it and contact the doctor who prescribed it. Good luck. ...Read more
Fentanyl patch: Some of the common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, irritation, itching, or redness at the application site can also occur. More serious side effects including agitation, confusion, hallucinations, severe stomach/abdominal pain, difficulty urinating or allergic reactions are very rare. ...Read more
Temazepam (Restoril): Restoril (temazepam) Side effects may include feeling sedated, weak or dizzy. Tolerance to restoril (temazepam) is possible. Allergic reactions may occur as well as significant discontinuation symptoms. Headache, problems w sleep, disorientation or depressed mood may occur. Engaging in & then not remembering complex behaviors may also occur. ...Read more
Several: Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more
Advair: Advair is a combined long-acting bronchial dilator and a steroid. When used alone, the former has been implicated in adverse side-effect on the heart. Fortunately, that does not happen when combined with the steroid. Its chronic use can cause mild growth stunting of about an inch during a child's growing years. Advair is an excellent inhalation medicine for the control of asthma. ...Read more