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Please recommend some tips for managing anxiety?

Please recommend some tips for managing anxiety?

Start w a med: Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night &good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies &4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises &meditation. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the best tips for managing and treating colic?

What are the best tips for managing and treating colic?

Stressful Time: This is a very stressful time for your family. Colicky babies demand constant attention. You are sleep deprived already, then on top of that, you have the constant needs of this child. Walking in a sling is super helpful. Consider "baby wearing" as much as possible, not just you but dad and other family members. Never shake the baby, you can always set her down and let her cry, take a break! ...Read more

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What remedies work for treating a uti?

What remedies work for treating a uti?

Medications: Many are treated with uti, after it is diagnosed by your doctor, with medications such as antibiotics. But it's important you get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for treating dysarthria?

Any suggestions for treating dysarthria?

Dysarthria: Dysarthria can be caused by many issues and some of them are serious (stroke, masses, etc). See your regular doctor for an evaluation. It usually improves with time in most cases but some issues can be permanent. ...Read more

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Please recommend some tips for dealing with a cold?

Please recommend some tips for dealing with a cold?

Common cold: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Please recommend some tips for relieving stress?

Please recommend some tips for relieving stress?

Deal with life: If you're in an impossible / grossly unfair / abusive situation, get help getting out by whatever means. Lean to manage your time and relationships, getting rid of what you don't need. You can't please everybody. Learn skills. Learn to relax, but "dealing with stress" by closing your eyes and doing nothing is of limited value. Much of stress is good -- it drives you to be effective and fulfilled. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some tips for treating dermatillomania OCD ?

Can you tell me some tips for treating dermatillomania OCD ?

Skin picking problem: Dermatillomania is a skin picking disorder. If you know that this is dermatillomania ocd, consult with a psychiatrist first.Then consider consulting with a mental health specialist who specializes in treatment for this problem. Help is available, and the most important thing is to have compassion for the one with this problem, especially if shame happens to enter the picture. And do something now! ...Read more

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Please provide some tips for dealing with depression?

Please provide some tips for dealing with depression?

Start by Starting: Low motivation=hallmark of depression! it's like having very little gas in ur tank: so u might want 2 take long car trip 2 ocean, but only have gas 2make it out of driveway. Consider how 2 refuel ur body, mind ; soul. Take small steps 2doing things u've enjoyed/have found meaningful, even though u may not feel like it. Create routine ; stick 2 it! "action is the antidote 2 despair" - joan baez. ...Read more

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Need some good tips for treating a staph infection?

Need some good tips for treating a staph infection?

How bad: Initial warm soaks and keeping the area clean but most staph infections will require antibiotics . Ointment antibiotics are only good for simple small cuts and bruises a staph infection will most likely need oral meds so see a doctor ...Read more

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What are some tips for dealing with trichotillomania?

What are some tips for dealing with trichotillomania?

Please read this: This article contains 14 tips on how to deal with trichotillomania. What's interesting is that the tips are also greeted is helpful or unhelpful making it particularly interesting. Best wishes. www.wikihow.com/cope-with-trichotillomania how to cope with trichotillomania. Trichotillomania is an irresistible urge to pull out hair from the scalp, eyebrows or other areas of one's body. Hair pulling fr. ...Read more

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Any tips for successful breastfeeding?

Any tips for successful breastfeeding?

Persistence!: Fill a pitcher of water and set it next to your breastfeeding spot with a glass. Drink a glass of water every time you sit down to nurse. Be sure to get pillows you need to position the baby to the breast, rather than hunching down to the baby to nurse. I'm so happy you are doing this for your baby! This is the best gift a mother can give! ...Read more

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How effective is anger management for treating autism?

How effective is anger management for treating autism?

Depends: For many children Applied Behavioral Analysis ( ABA) can be very useful in helping them develop better ways of dealing with anger as well as many other unwanted behaviors. The more classical type of therapy that might be used with a neurotypical patient with anger issues is not as likely to be effective. ABA therapists have a very specific type of training that other therapists do not have. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for treating osteoporosis ? Thanks for any advice.

What is the best medicine for treating osteoporosis ?  Thanks for any advice.

Multiple possibiliti: There are now multiple ways and effective treatments for osteoporosis and it depends upon your mother's individual situation. She needs a good evaluation from a quality physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any tips for treating dermatillomania ocd?

Can you tell me of any tips for treating dermatillomania ocd?

Cognitive behavioral: Therapy with a psychologist is a good route to start. You may need to consider medication as well if the behavior modification is not sufficient on its own. ...Read more

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Health tips for me.

Health tips for me.

Health and stress: The well known--diet, exercise, and stress reduction. It is so important to learn how to manage our emotions, which are most related to stress, which cause us to eat poorly or get off our diet, which cause us to overlook our exercise, and which have been related to disease and illness. Lots of good ways to do this--relaxation exercises, mindfulness practices, lots! ...Read more

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Best over-the-counter medications for treating headaches?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Best over-the-counter medications for treating headaches?

See a specialist: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for diagnosis evaluation and preventative treatment. ...Read more

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What are good treatments/diet changes for treating and curing GERD?

What are good treatments/diet changes for treating and curing GERD?

GERD: Dietary changes can improve the symptoms of GERD. It is important to avoid any particular foods that give you problems, but common culprits are tomatoes, onions, citrus fruits, chocolate, caffeine, and alcohol. Tilting your bed on blocks often helps. You should avoid tobacco. Despite these measures, though, many people still require chronic medication to control GERD. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best treatment for anxiety?

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Best treatment for anxiety?

No best treatment: There are many ways to treat anxiety including psychotherapy, ssri's, buspirone, benzodiazepines, etc. Sometimes you may have underlying medical problems causing anxiety, which need to be addressed. There is no one best treatment for anxiety that works for everyone. Each patient is unique. One size doesn't fit all. ...Read more

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How effective is family therapy for treating autism?

How effective is family therapy for treating autism?

Family training in : behavioral techniques is very effective if parents & other family members follow through consistently by ignoring maladaptive behaviors & immediately reinforcing adaptive behaviors, especially in younger children who have acquired language skills. See FSU's study funded by Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/parent-training-program-shows-clear-gains-toddlers-autism. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some tips to treating Bulimia?

Can you please recommend some tips to treating Bulimia?

Psychiatrist: Make an appointment with a psychiatrist with experience in treating eating disorders. Also, see a local medical doctor/general practioner for a check up and laboratory evaluation. Also, try and locate a dietician to help you with a proper balanced diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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My friend has folliculitis and needs some tips on treating it?

My friend has folliculitis and needs some tips on treating it?

Depends...: ...On what kind of folliculitis you have, and on what part of the body it is occurring. A dermatologist can tailor a specific treatment for your friend's folliculitis, which usually entails finding the cause, and treating that. ...Read more

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Any tips on treating a hangnail on finger?

Any tips on treating a hangnail on finger?

Moisturize : You need to constantly moisturize your hands and around your fingers. Avoid using alcohol hand sanitizers as alcohol dries your skin. Use moisturizing soap. In a week or two the hangnail will go away. Try not to pull on it and only clip it with clean nail clippers. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some tips for treating dermatillomania OCD ?

Skin picking problem: Dermatillomania is a skin picking disorder. If you know that this is dermatillomania ocd, consult with a psychiatrist first.Then consider consulting with a mental health specialist who specializes in treatment for this problem. Help is available, and the most important thing is to have compassion for the one with this problem, especially if shame happens to enter the picture. And do something now! ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any tips for treating dermatillomania ocd?

Cognitive behavioral: Therapy with a psychologist is a good route to start. You may need to consider medication as well if the behavior modification is not sufficient on its own. ...Read more

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Need some good tips for treating a staph infection?

How bad: Initial warm soaks and keeping the area clean but most staph infections will require antibiotics . Ointment antibiotics are only good for simple small cuts and bruises a staph infection will most likely need oral meds so see a doctor ...Read more

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Any tips on treating sebaceous cyst with antibiotics?

Any tips on treating sebaceous cyst with antibiotics?

Best Rx w surgery: Sebaceous cysts are best treated with surgical excision. However, while infected, it is best to treat with antibiotics and surgery should be deferred until the inflammation resolves. Occasionally an abscess will form and may require more urgent treatment such as an incision and drainage procedure. ...Read more

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I have a red spot on my forehead an need help. Any tips on treating this?

I have a red spot on my forehead an need help. Any tips on treating this?

Need Dx.: Best to have a dermatologist examine the spot , make a diagnosis, and institute appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips on preventing and treating muscle cramps?

Can you suggest tips on preventing and treating muscle cramps?

Relax/sleep/avoid st: You can prevent muscle cramps be relaxing, getting enough sleep, avoid stress and overuse of muscle, yoga and keep in a good physical shape.Avoid nicotine, overuse of alcohol, eat healthy treatment consists of rest, relaxation, message and physical therapy and if it is because of a systemic disease, treat the cause.Symptomatic relief with muscle relaxants and anti inflammatory pain meds. ...Read more

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What is, in your opinion, the most effective medication/drug in treating eczema? What other nonpharmacological tips can you give on treating eczema?

What is, in your opinion, the most effective medication/drug in treating eczema? What other nonpharmacological tips can you give on treating eczema?

Eczema treatment: Eczema is a disease of skin inflammation and infection. There are also many triggers for its flare like allergies, stress, infections and micronutrient deficiency. The best way to treat it is to avoid irritant like soap, moisturize your skin frequently and apply topical anti-inflammatory medication like cortisone cream or ointment. You might need antibiotic when there is signs of infection. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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