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I get headaches every day and sometimes they can get pretty bad, what can help me? I've tried a cold wash cloth, tapping points, deap breathing, asprin, and other medications that claim to take away my headache

I get headaches every day and sometimes they can get pretty bad, what can help me? I've tried a cold wash cloth, tapping points, deap breathing, asprin, and other medications that claim to take away my headache

Hello.: Hello. There a variety of types of headaches and differing treatments. If you have not had your headaches assessed by a neurologist, I strongly recommend it. Especially since they are chronic, frequent and sever. The neurologist should be able to make specific recommendations. You could also ask the neurologist about medical acupuncture depending on the source of the headaches. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a tapping from pace maker?

No: It is not normal to feel tapping or twitching from your pacemaker. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you treat narcissistic behavior with tapping?

Can you treat narcissistic behavior with tapping?

Not advisable: Tapping or tft (thought field therapy) has more direct connections to anxiety, pain, weight loss and ptsd. Narcissistic behavior or narcissistic personality disorder are best treated with psychoanalysis, psychodynamic approaches or interpersonal therapies that get at the root problems with superiority and diminished empathy. ...Read more

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I have been reading on EFT (tapping) is this safe to do?

I have been reading on EFT (tapping) is this safe to do?

EFT: Stands for Emotional Freedom Technique as you probably know. It is considered a type of psychological acupuncture. Like any technique of this sort it is best done under the guidance of a licensed professional. Here is a link to Doctor Mercola's teaching on it. He is a well-respected physician and alt med practitioner.
http://eft. Mercola. Com/
Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I scored 10 in the digit span test and 6.5 on the corsi block tapping test. Does this mean I have a good memory?

I scored 10 in the digit span test and 6.5 on the corsi block tapping test. Does this mean I have a good memory?

More info needed: Memory testing is a complicated thing because there are many different types of memory to be assessed. How would do you do with declarative verbal memory, list learning tests, implicit visual memory (Ray Osterreith Figure copy and recall) and working memory. How does your short term recall hold up under conditions of distraction (eg., PASAT and Brown-Peterson Consonant Trigram Test? ...Read more

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Can hitting or tapping your back help relieve plurisey? My partner does this for me and it helps but is it good to do?

Can hitting or tapping your back help relieve plurisey? My partner does this for me and it helps but is it good to do?

Feels good, do it: Short answer is yes. Mechanical percussion helps to break up and mobilize mucus in the chest and "sticky" spots to reduce pleuritic pain. It is best done "posturally" -- meaning with the bottom of your lungs higher than the top. Simple way is to build wedge of pillows and lie knees-bent, head-down while getting thumped on. When done well (not too hard), it also feels good, so why not?! ...Read more

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Is pleural tapping a painful procedure?

Is pleural tapping a painful procedure?

Unusual: Local anesthetic used prior to inserting the pleural cath/neeedle/ less likely to be painful. However it is an invasive procedure with inherent risks. ...Read more

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What is dry tap in pleural tapping means?

What is dry tap in pleural tapping means?

Dry tap: Means no fluid was obtained during the procedure. ...Read more

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Why can I score high in the corsi block tapping test and digit span test but not do well on the name and address remembering tests?

Why can I score high in the corsi block tapping test and digit span test but not do well on the name and address remembering tests?

Others do better: The problem obviously isn't your memory if plain memory tests are doing well. The name and address information can be processed more and related more to previous exposure to names and addresses. Other people who do poorly on the tests you mentioned can do better on the name and address. And hurt the curve! . ...Read more

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Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping joint: Tapping joint is also called aspiration of fluid from joint for examination and to find out the correct cause it is not the cure. ...Read more

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Does keyboard tapping constantly help improve your mental state of mind?

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Does keyboard tapping constantly help improve your mental state of mind?

Tapping: Done in moderation, it helps focusing and grip strength. ...Read more

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Why is the corsi block tapping test not used as a standard dementia test if it is a measure of hippocampus function?

Why is the corsi block tapping test not used as a standard dementia test if it is a measure of hippocampus function?

It is sometimes, but: This test has been used in research w/ Alzheimer's and was successful identifying moderately impaired but not mild cases. That's why it's not widely used. By the time it shows problems, patients are already diagnosed. It is more useful in injuries and MS and other brain damage screenings. Okay? ...Read more

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Is it necessary to do plural tapping if patient is not breathing?

Is it necessary to do plural tapping if patient is not breathing?

Thoracentesis: Is there an indication for thoracentesis, such as symptomatic tx of empyeman or pleural effusions. Is it needed for diagnosis? ...Read more

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Why does face twitch both right and left sides upon tapping?

Why does face twitch both right and left sides upon tapping?

If you tap then: Tapping the tendons of facial muscles can elicit a reflex contraction of that muscle. Similar to the famous patellar knee jerk reflex, only of a much smaller muscle. Good work in discovering a little known clinical sign! ...Read more

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Will anxiety meds help "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.

Will anxiety meds help "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.

Misophonia: There are no good studies showing that anxiety meds help misphonia. You need to see a Dr. To determine the cause and to get proper treatment. BTW there is no know successful treatment. So you and your Dr will be doing an interesting experiment. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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What is actually taking place during a tapping and a heaving heart beat?

What is actually taking place during a tapping and a heaving heart beat?

Heart beat: Tapping and heaving apical impulse are terminologies used to describe the characteristic of the heart beat felt with heart chamber enlargement and muscle hypertrophy during the heart exam. Definitive informations are obtained through EKG and echocardiographic studies. ...Read more

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Involuntary finger tapping, impatient waiting for people. Normal or schizophrenic?

Involuntary finger tapping, impatient waiting for people. Normal or schizophrenic?

Unrelated: None of what you are describing is a symptom of schizophrenia. Sounds more like a personality type or possibly anxiety. If it is new, you may want to review what has changed in your life. If it's causing you problems, then by all means see a mental health professional to help you figure out what is causing so much tension in your life and how to deal with it. ...Read more

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I have a subtle tapping feeling on my right breast no pain just not s usual feeling?

I have a subtle tapping feeling on my right breast no pain just not s usual feeling?

See a doctor: I know you are a female I did not get your age which is very important for this kind of a problem any way most of breast problem in female are simple and easy to treat I advised you to go and see your doctor he can examined you and assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more

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Is it normal for a tooth to hurt when tapping and biting down on it a week after a deep filling?

Is it normal for a tooth to hurt when tapping and biting down on it a week after a deep filling?

It is not unusual: Pain in teeth is never normal. It is possible that the filling in the tooth is too high and just needs to be adjusted by your dentist. If the filling was really deep there was trauma to the nerve and it is possible the tooth may need a root canal. Go back to your dentist and have him or her evaluate the tooth. ...Read more

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I've had tapping sensations above my pubic bone on one side around 9dpo. Could be a sign of conception?

I've had tapping sensations above my pubic bone on one side around 9dpo. Could be a sign of conception?

Hard to say: Well, I've never heard exactly that before, and it sounds pretty non-specific - but individual women do tune into different things, so it's not out of the question. Best bet is still to take a pregnancy test (home test is fine) around 11-13 days post ovulation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can someone tell if they're still dependent on vp shunt by pumping it? If so, how? And what does tapping the shunt mean?

Can someone tell if they're still dependent on vp shunt by pumping it? If so, how? And what does tapping the shunt mean?

Shunt pumping: It is not a good idea to pump your own shunt. If it is not working correctly pumping the shunt under supervision of a neurosurgeon may be required. This is temporary until the shunt can be revised. Tapping a shunt means placing a small needle into the shunt reservoir and drawing out a small amount of fluid usually to culture to see if the fluid is infected. ...Read more

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I got over a concussion, and I was laying down with my dog and didn't realize my head was tapping against the stove, should I be worried?

I got over a concussion, and I was laying down with my dog and didn't realize my head was tapping against the stove, should I be worried?

? spell: Not fully clear whether you had an episode of altered consciousness, or perhaps a post concussional issue. Suggest you contact your doctor, inform that this happened and consider an EEG test. This may not represent anything of consequence but check in just to be safe. ...Read more

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Will anxiety meds help with "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, clicking, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.

Will anxiety meds help with "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, clicking, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.

Misophonia: You need to see a psychiatrist and see what is going on exactly. Treatment consists of developing coping strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy. ...Read more

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Could experiencing tapping sensations above the pubic bone on one side after predicted ovulation date be a sign of conception, which is rare for me?

Could experiencing tapping sensations above the pubic bone on one side after predicted ovulation date be a sign of conception, which is rare for me?

Not sure: As the "owner" of that reproductive system, you are more familiar when it "speaks to you" with its "text messages". It could be a sign of ovulation, or something else. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What could this be?

Upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What could this be?

Gas: Could be many things, but functional pain in the setting gas is common. But if there are any other alarm symptoms or if it progresses further work-up is necessary so see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What can this be?

I'm having upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What can this be?

May be stomach issue: Upper abdominal discomfort can come from many sources including the gallbladder, stomach, pancreas and liver. Tapping from inside is an unusual complaint, but any movement in the upper abdomen is likely related to the stomach or duodenum. So, regarding the stomach, reflux and ulcers can both cause pain and spasm and may slow digestion. Gallbladder disease and pancreatitis can have similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel restless before a procedure, like swinging your leg or tapping your toe?

Is it normal to feel restless before a procedure, like swinging your leg or tapping your toe?

Restless: Sure, depending on your worries and fears and the nature of the procedure. ...Read more

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Is it easy to get a concussion from brushing up and tapping against something like a fridge or stove?

Is it easy to get a concussion from brushing up and tapping against something like a fridge or stove?

Unlikely unless you: Have had prior brain trauma. Concussion typically requires fairly violent knock of your head, which then sloshes your brain back and forward inside the cranium causing a coup and contre-coup injury. If you have symptoms of concussion though, you should see a neurologist or neurosurgeon right away. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Have pain tapping top of tooth, told dark area under root, infection absess.2nd dr says no b/c vital nerve and +cold test means no infection. Is fact?

Have pain tapping top of tooth, told dark area under root, infection absess.2nd dr says no b/c vital nerve and +cold test means no infection. Is fact?

Painful tooth: Need more information: does the tooth have a large filling, does the tooth have decay, how long has the tooth been painful, when does the tooth hurt (chewing, not chewing, hot and/or cold), what is showing on the x-ray?
At this point, you should get an opinion from an endodontist (root canal specialist). ...Read more

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The tapping is 2x as fast as my HB, after like 15-20 taps they connect to a 2-3 second tone similar to that heard on heart monitors then more taps etc

The tapping is 2x as fast as my HB, after like 15-20 taps they connect to a 2-3 second tone similar to that heard on heart monitors then more taps etc

Huh?: Sorry. I'm a cardiologist. I've listened to a gazillion heart monitors. But I really don't understand what you're describing. Would you like to try again, please? ...Read more

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Why do I get this tap, tap tapping in my ear constantly. Started overnight, driving me nuts.?

Why do I get this tap, tap tapping in my ear constantly. Started overnight, driving me nuts.?

Hearing loss?: It may be from hearing loss, did you go to a loud concert or something like that before it started? If so it may still go away in few days. If you have any pain in your jaw when you yawn, it may be inflammation in the jaw joint or tmj. ...Read more