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I need some tips on how to prevent/cure airsickness?

I need some tips on how to prevent/cure airsickness?

Air sickness tips: Some things you can do to help reduce the risk of airsickness. Eat lightly that day and avoid alcohol. Tried to get a window seat, preferably near the wings where the plane is most stable. Focus on the horizon. Get cool air from the air vents. OTC medicines such as meclizine or dimenhydrinate work well for many people. There are prescription medicines if all of this fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to prevent carsickness?

How to prevent carsickness?

Scopolamine. : Ask your doctor for a scopolamine patch, this is placed behind your ear before you travel. It will help but can give you a dry mouth. ...Read more

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How to treat motion sickness?

Motion sickness: There are over the counter medicines that are available, speak to you local pharmacist, if not resolved might be reasonable to see an ENT doctor that specializes in vertigo. ...Read more

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Any tips for climbers about altitude sickness?

Any tips for  climbers about altitude sickness?

Tips for climbing: Climb the mountain gradually, stop for a day or two for every 2, 000 feet above 8, 000 feet . Sleep at a lower altitude when possible. Recognize early symptoms. If you plan on quickly climbing to a high altitude, ask your doctor about a medication called acetazolamide (diamox). ...Read more

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What tips can you give me to conquer my adhd?

What tips can you give me to conquer my adhd?

The 3 P's: Prepare - get organized with a system of notes and reminders that work for you. Paraphrase - put tasks and conversations in your own words to insure understanding and attention to details Perform - Get started. Don't procrastinate because ADD/ADHD will only worsen your procrastination. ...Read more

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Tips to help conceive?

Tips to help conceive?

Depends...: This really depends on age, but in general use an ovulation detection kit and timed intercourse. ...Read more

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What can I do to cope my airsickness?

Air sickness tips: Some things you can do to help reduce the risk of airsickness. Eat lightly that day and avoid alcohol. Tried to get a window seat, preferably near the wings where the plane is most stable. Focus on the horizon. Get cool air from the air vents. OTC medicines such as meclizine or dimenhydrinate work well for many people. There are prescription medicines if all of this fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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Need some tips to help me cope when going to the dentist?

Need some tips to help me cope when going to the dentist?

Let the dentist ; /: Or staff know about your anxiety before hand. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best way to prevent motion sickness?

Can any doc tell me what's the best way to prevent motion sickness?

Several methods: If it is going to be something like a cruise the scopolamine patch applied 3 hours before the ship sails and changed every 2 days works well. If not try to stare at a horizon line that helps keep the inner ear level ...Read more

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How to avoid homesickness?

Skype: You can try visiting home often, but if it is not cost effective or you simply can not, try skypeing or even crazier, you could try writing letters and using a thing called mail. There is nothing wrong with being home sick, as dorothy always said, .."there is no place like home!". ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips on how to ease my sleep anxiety?

Some tips: 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to soothing music. 3. Sleep in a room that is dark, quiet, comfortable, and cool;. ...Read more

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How can one overcome carsickness?

How can one overcome carsickness?

Various ways: Childhood carsickness is associated with migraine, and some migraines preventatives may help this, if you have headaches. Motion sickness could be due to inner ear sensitivity, such as endolymphatic fistula. Perhaps, ENT could evaluate sinuses and inner ear. Otc preps such as meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) and even ginger root 1000 mg may help. Some bracelets for seasickness are available. ...Read more

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Tips to reduce nausea?

Tips to reduce nausea?

Flat Coke: An effective home remedy is to take a few ounces of coca-cola (not diet or cherry), and stir until flat. Then, sip this. Usually works for minor nausea. I use this frequently in my post op patients. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to help over come motion sickness?

What can I do to help over come motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Some techniques include looking straight in the direction of the travel when in a car & if night-time close your eyes or nap, chew gum, fresh cool air, wearing a special eyewear called viban, & medications such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) & meclizine, scopolamine transdermal patch, promethazine, ginger as crystals or tea. ...Read more

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How can I prevent motion sickness?

Some approaches: Ginger root, 1000 mg capsules, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) scopolamine ear patches, meclizine, wrist bands, vestibular exercises to accommadate. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to overcome social anxiety!?

I need some tips on how to overcome social anxiety!?

Social anxiety: Social anxiety has an average age of onset of age 13 and effects 13% of the population. Cbt psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment along with medication prescribed by a psychiatrist. Usually an ssri antidepressant is used with or without a benzodiazepine. Klonopin (clonazepam) has the most supportive data for its use among the benzodiazepines. Participation in therapy groups can be very beneficial, but many patients turn down this approach for obvious reasons. Participating in public speaking groups, which takes a lot of guts, can also be extremely helpful and it is a haven for people with social anxiety disorder.The toastmasters club is one such organization that is active throughout the United States. ...Read more

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What can i do to prevent altitude sickness?

What can i do to prevent altitude sickness?

Go slow: If possible, acclimate slowly (ie: go up only 1000-2000 feet each day once you get above 4000 feet and rest lots). Drink LOTS of water, eat foods high in iron and carbohydrates, avoid alcohol and other sedatives, and ask your doctor if a prescription for acetazolamide might be right for you. ...Read more

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