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Sleep hygiene is key: To catch ZZZZZZ's. Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm > ...Read more
The t-score is a "statistic" measure of how dense your bone is compared to a "standard young adult". A -1.0 t-score means that you measured 1 standard deviation lower than the standard young adult.
A z-score compares your bone density with a group in your own age group. A -1.0 z-score means that you measured 1 standard deviation lower than someone your age. It is the better predictor. ...Read more
Surbex Z is just a vitamin supplement. It contains: Vitamin C 500 mg
Nicotinamide 100 mg
Vitamin E 30 IU
Calcium pantothenate 20 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 15 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 15 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride 20 mg
Vitamin B12 12 mcg
Folic Acid 150 mcg
Zinc 22.5 mg
It can be used to treat vit B, vit C, and zinc deficiencies. ...Read more
Probably never: Shouldn't be taking it unless prescribed by your doctor for a deficiency that would have been noted in childhood. Your doctor would have already told you. Otherwise it won't help and can be harmful. ...Read more
Low: Z score compares your bone density to the average of your age group. If it is a positive number, you have above average bone density. If negative, below. The actual number represents the "standard deviations" from the mean, how far away from average you are. For -2.6, it means that you are approximately in the lower 3% for bone density for your age. That is, 97% have higher bone density than u ...Read more
Hey Dr, my question is how to take polybion Z capsules? How much times should I give to my 8 years old cousin (female)
Medicine: I would take the medicine to your cousins physician or pharmacist and clarify what medication this is and what is used for and if safe in an 8 year old. Never give medicine unless prescribed to that individual. ...Read more
What is Z on one side and 70 on the other side pill use for? Plz tell me ASAP. I found this pill while cleaning my daughter room
Hard to guess: There are many, many pill makers throughout the world. There is a picture of a round pill with a Z on one side and a 70 on the other side, on the webpage: http://www. Zydususa. Com/all-products/#M That webpage says it is metformin 500mg, but one cannot be sure that some other pills in the world don't have the same markings. ...Read more
Which age group would normally be associated with a T-score of -3.5 or a z score of -2.4? I am 53 and these are mine after 2yrs of meds & ooph.
My boy is4 m old and my flat is very small so I placed his bed in the front room but there is no place but in in front of z window.1m distance. Okay?
Babys and Mothers: I am not sure what you are worried about. But, this sounds like what many mothers and father's have to deal with when they are starting a family. My babies slept in dresser drawers and we made toys out of boxes. There should be nothing to be concerned about. Babies are resilient. ...Read more
See below: Mild diarrhea, nausea and stomach upset are most common. Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); feeling of swelling of the entire body; numbness or tingling of the skin should be reported immediately and are less common. ...Read more
Answer: Zpack usual direction is a 5 day treatment with 500 mg on day 1 and 250 mg on day 2 to day 5. There's also special treatment s with that same drugs but not in a zpack format. ...Read more
Depends: On what other symptoms you do or do not have, how long you have had your symptoms, and underlying medical problems (ie COPD, smoking, etc). Sinus infections rarely require antibiotics unless symptoms have persisted > 10 days, or are accompanied by a high fever. Regardless, Azithromycin (Z-pak) is not effective for sinusitis, given high resistance due to years of overprescribing to patients. ...Read more
No need for either:
None of these things will do you any good, other than lightening your wallet.
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. 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Z line.: Z - line (also called squamocolumnar junction) is the very obvious line visible on endoscopy where cells transition from normal esophageal cells to stomach cells. In your case it was 42 cm from incisors to z line. It is important to know what distance separates the z line and the gastroesphageal sphincter as this is related to your risk for cancer. ...Read more
All ways am having 30 day cycle. This month my cycle z 27days. Shuld I worry about it or its normal?
What you described is a normal variation.
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.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
The z line was irregular and was 42 CM from the incisors. In endoscopy done to me. What does this mean?
Not to worry: Z line is demarcation between esophageal lining (pale) and stomach lining (salmon pink color). 42 cm from incisors (teeth) is in normal range (can depend on your height); irregular z line sometimes seen with inflammation in esophagus. Call md to follow up on results, and if biopsy done (biopsy doesn't mean cancer-means tissue sampled to look at under microscope). ...Read more
My son z a year old he still does not walk or stand independently. Is it normal. How can I support him to develop these skills.
Use developmental: Screens on first signs. Org. Take a copy & your son to his pediatrician for physical/neurological exams & referral to a pediatric neurologist or a developmental/behavioral pediatrician to evaluate possible causes & to an Early Intervention Program for evaluation of his overall development, then Physical Therapy & any other needed therapies. Contact www. Cdcenterqatar. Com & ask for resources. ...Read more
Use travatan z for 2 weeks. Baseline pressure is 28. Pressure reading today is 16. Can 1 drop lower pressure that many points?
Travatan may on average lower the pressure by 30%. This however is only the average and so some eye will respond better. Since the eye pressure varies throughout the day and is affected by many factors, more than one measurement will be required to determine whether the pressure is
(a) definitely at this level
(b) together with other testing, has resulted in satisfactory treatment of glaucoma. ...Read more