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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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I have Ben wetting my self?

I have Ben wetting my self?

Wide differential: Urinary incontinence can be from many causes and more hx is needed to narrow down the differential. For ex: nocturnal seizures vs urge incontinence from an overactive bladder or from a cns lesion vs loss of inhibition of the micturition reflex from a frontal brain lesion (from either an anterior cerebral artery territory stroke, aneurysm or a space occupying lesion in the frontal micturition area) ...Read more

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Is it ok to use steam rooms?

Only: Following strictly the instructions (usually posted) and after asking your own dr (who knows you well, only if he approves it. Ask your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I stop self projecting?

How do I stop self projecting?

Good question: Projection is an unconscious defense mechanism used by most humans (some more than others) when uncomfortable feelings like anger and rage are coming up inside. One avoids them by attributing them to others -- and then treats others as if they have the disavowed feelings. Relationships are harmed this way. Individual psychotherapy can help you a lot; u can learn to accept & deal w/your feelings. ...Read more

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What constitutes a 2-step tst?

What constitutes a 2-step tst?

PPD: 2 step tst is bascially having a second PPD test repeated within 1 month of the first ppd. ...Read more

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Do I need to check my self in?

No probably not.: By typing in a question you have already checked in. People will answer your question as soon as they can. ...Read more

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How can I gain self-confidence?

How can I gain self-confidence?

Ego deficiency: You might want to discuss this with a clinical psychologist to learn why you do not feel confident in your abilities. Would wager that those around you find you valuable and functional and helpful. You need to learn how to recognize and promote your independent talents. Bet you have many and could help others. Go now and you can learn about yourself soon. ...Read more

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Why is self mutilating addicting?

Why is self mutilating addicting?

Coping: People who self- mutilate may do this as a coping mechanism. Physical harm to the body may distract from emotional pain. Some people feel empty inside and hurt themself so that they won't feel completely numb. Although it is a very unhealthy way to cope, people may return to self- mutilation over and over because they don't have more effective coping mechanisms. ...Read more

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How to feel good about your self?

How to feel good about your self?

Helping others: It's really on the basis of relationships.
There can be a chemical imbalance producing depression which is easily helped by chemicals (antidepressants).
Mostly... changes in ones relationships to be better. ...Read more

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I have stafy noise all the times?

I have stafy noise all the times?

Time to see a doctor: It is not normal to have a stuffy nose all the time. Many people get allergies, colds, sinus infections, etc., but not "all the time". A primary care doctor or an ENT (otolaryngologist) can evaluate to see what the problem is, and start some treatment. Some people have a deviated septum. Other people may have non-allergic rhinitis, where they seem to have nasal allergies but are negative on tests. ...Read more

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Should I lift weights after stemi?

Should I lift weights after stemi?

Exercise after STEMI: After a stemi, (the more serious form of heart attack), can re-start (or should start) exercising. Both resistance (weight lifting) & aerobic exercises are beneficial, with the latter being more beneficial after a heart attack. After considering multiple variables, your internist/cardiologist will determine when & what type of exercise you can/should engage in. Regardless, baby steps is the rule. ...Read more

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How can I improve self confidence?

How can I improve self confidence?

Great question: That is a great question. One way to improve your self confidence is to live a healthy life: Exercise, eat a healthy diet, and avoid bad habits. A great free activity you can try that is very supportive is called Toastmasters. You can go as a guest and practice public speaking in front of a group. Good luck! Http://www. Toastmasters. Org/Find-a-Club? Q=virginia%20beach&radius=25 ...Read more

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What is a healthy portion of steak?

What is a healthy portion of steak?

Protein portion: In general this depends on your weight, or weight you want to be. A rule of thumb is that humans can digest about 2g protein per kilo per day, i.e. for an 80kg man that's 160g a day. Taking into account that a steak contains about 30% fat, a 200g steak would have about 140g protein. So a 150 to 200g steak should be a healthy protion ...Read more

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What is the 12 step program support?

What is the 12 step program support?

Addiction treatment: The FREE 12-step program is the keystone for AA and other substance abuse programs for helping to recover from addiction and stay sober. It was begun by recovering alcoholics and has been amazingly successful. Some say AA has the same success rate as medical rehab programs. See https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Twelve-step_program#History ...Read more

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What is the shelf life of syntroide?

What is the shelf life of syntroide?

Syntroide: I don't speak French -so I can't really research this one for you. Please consult with your local pharmacist who is likely more familiar with this product. Take care. ...Read more

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Does Chobani contain the good stuff?

Does Chobani contain the good stuff?

Good stuff?: All yogurts contain protein and probiotics which will help you with digestion. Not exactly sure what you mean by "the good stuff"? ...Read more

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Will steam help a person with a cold?

Will steam help a person with a cold?

Steam with a cold.: Breathing in steam through the nostrils will help someone with nasal or sinus congestion to breathe better by thinning out the congestion and facilitating its drainage. It's a nice natural way to provide some symptom relief. ...Read more

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How to make taller my self in age 18?

How to make taller my self in age 18?

Impossible: You cannot make yourself taller at any age, especially at age 18 or above. Height is genetically determined not controlled by will or potions. ...Read more

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How can I stop my self from being mad?

How can I stop my self from being mad?

Anger management: Therapy w/a mental health profession can help. Coming to terms w/a world that is not fair all the time and that people make mistakes is key. Living peacefully w/what is can do it. Your doc can examine you for hormonal issues also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How common is body modification stuff?

How common is body modification stuff?

Body modification: Also called body mutilation, is the deliberate alteration of human anatomy, such as in sexual enhancement or religious beliefs or group affiliation practices. Some forms are very common, such as circumcision & piercing. ...Read more

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What are the pros of bare metal stents?

What are the pros of bare metal stents?

Less time: Required for dual antiplatelet therapy (plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin). ...Read more

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Is any thing I can work out by my self?

Is any thing I can work out by my self?

There is no question: -here, not even a cohesive statement. Do U mean math, English might B a good idea. ...Read more

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What steps can I take to find a husband?

What steps can I take to find a husband?

Be yourself: I suggest instead of you finding a husband, have someone find you.
In other words, live your life to your fullest, be happy with yourself, enjoy life, be social. Take good care of yourself (physically, mentally and emotionally). Things like this often have a way of working out by themselves. ...Read more

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How do I motivate my self for excersice?

How do I motivate my self for excersice?

Self Love: It takes at least 21 days to form a habit. Self discipline is needed to get started and after that it becomes habit. Good to have support of friend or partner. Start slow and build up to goal. Know that this is a loving act to do for your self. Pick one you enjoy and have fun doing it. Chi gung can be done sitting initially. There is chair exercises. ...Read more

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How is risk to others or self evaluated?

How is risk to others or self evaluated?

Relatively: If a person is indiscriminately violent they can hurt themselves and others. If a person is passively disabled they may neglect themselves to a dangerous extent and, if they are responsible for others, like children, they may be a danger to them by neglect. ...Read more

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Is sitting in a steam room good for you?

Is sitting in a steam room good for you?

Steam rooms: Ancient cultures have always used steam rooms to help relax and detox from the stresses. I think it can help people to relax and feel better but make sure you are well hydrated when doing that since you do lose alot of water. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of self medicating?

What are the dangers of self medicating?

SELFMEDICATING DANGE: Self medicating without enough knowledge is not a goog idea because of following
1you may over dose on meds
2 you may use more than one med and there may be drug interaction and can make you sick
3 mixing certain meds with alcohol may be dangerous like tylenol (acetaminophen) and alcohol
4 complicated with other coexisting conditions like aspirin/nsds with bleeding ulcer, metformin/renal failure and others like. ...Read more

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