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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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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
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Period Pain (Definition)

Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more encompassing term that not only describes the painful cramping associated with menses, but means that 'something isn't right ...Read more


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Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Please recommend some tips to help relieve constipation fast?

Maybe: IF you feel like there is stool in your rectum, a Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppository may relieve the blockage and get you going again. IF no stool in rectum, take some Milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp at bedtime tonite and stay on liquids until you are moving things through again. ...Read more

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Any tips on ways i can get to sleep with a cold?

Congestion/drain: Colds offer congestion alternating with drainage "of the upper respiratory kind." i generally recommend humidification (warm/cold) or nasal saline to help rinse congested areas. Sinus rinse can be helpful for this. Also recommend menthol coating (vicks, etc), not internal but on your chest or philtrium. Avoid alcohol based cold products that will wake you up. ...Read more

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Please recommend some tips on how to control eczema?

Please recommend some tips on how to control eczema?

Moisturize!: The mainstay of treat is topical anti-inflammatory medications and skin care measures. Frequent use of emollients& moisturizers is important in minimizing symptoms. Adjunctive treat with antihistamines is also often helpful to minimize skin trauma from scratching. Hydration with sufficient water intake is important. Allergy testing (Skin or Blood) and/or Patch testing may http://nationaleczema.org ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips and ways to deal with oxy/percocet withdrawal?

See below: Oxycontin detox is accomplished similarly to other drug detoxification and there is no standard protocol for facilitating patient's Oxycontin withdrawal symptoms. Medical Oxycontin withdrawal approaches may include decreasing Oxycontin doses rather than stopping. ...Read more

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Please suggest tips on how to deal with stress!?

Please suggest tips on how to deal with stress!?

De-stressing Tips.: To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Any tips for migraine sufferers on how to alleviate the pain?

Any tips for migraine sufferers on how to alleviate the pain?

Migraine Treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...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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Any way to prevent or to ease menstrual/period pain?

Any way to prevent or to ease menstrual/period pain?

Yes: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to deal with bad PMS symptoms before periods?

Any tips on how to deal with bad PMS symptoms before periods?

Some tips.: Hello. You can talk with your physician about options like omega 3 fatty acids and magnesium supplementation. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips to help treat my acne problem?

Can you suggest tips to help treat my acne problem?

Scientific Rx: If you're old enough to write healthtap, you're old enough to get on the phone and make an appointment with your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that's a personal & professional liability. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you owe it to yourself to get seen. Home / folk remedies are only adjuncts. A savvy physician can clear you. Economically. Really. ...Read more

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Is acupuncture know to help insomnia?

Is acupuncture know to help insomnia?

Yes: Please see the reference : https://www.Acupuncture.Com/conditions/insomnia.Htm insomnia is a morbid state characterized by an inability to sleep. The condition may vary in severity and manifest itself as difficulty in falling asleep, waking up ... ...Read more

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Any tips on how to cope with reynauds disease?

Any tips on how to cope with reynauds disease?

Treatment: In addition to those preventative ideas, there are medications that have been shown to reduce the vascular spasm. Options include Pletal (cilostazol) and calcium channel blockers. I would see vascular medicine specialist to be sure the diagnosis is correct as not every thing that makes your fingers turn blue and feel cold is raynaud's. ...Read more

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How safe is self-Acupuncture to help with sleep problems?

How safe is self-Acupuncture to help with sleep problems?

Very safe: Both auricular and Chinese Scalp acupuncture can be beneficial for treatment of sleep problems. However, it may take a number of sessions for more robust responses. ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to soothe menstrual cramps?

What natural methods can I use to soothe menstrual cramps?

Tips: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. If you desire non-medication approaches you can discuss use of a >>. ...Read more

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Tips to help me relax about obession with blood clots!?

Tips to help me relax about obession with blood clots!?

Clot obsession: 1. Stay active. 2. Drink plenty of non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages to avoid dehydration. 3. Don't take birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy. 4. Ask your md if taking a baby Aspirin once daily is appropriate for you. 5. Maintain a healthy body weight. ...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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What tips can you give me to cope with acute prostatitis?

Acute prostatitis: Assuming you have seen a physician and gotten a prescription for antibiotics, the discomfort can be helped somewhat by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (such as ibuprofen), warm tub soaks and elevation of the feet. Frequent ejaculations (although sometimes painful) can also hasten recovery. ...Read more

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Best way to naturally treat dysmenorrhea?

Best way to naturally treat dysmenorrhea?

Various methods: It is very important for your dr. To get a goo h&p and a good differential diagnosis can be made. The first line of therapy is to try anti inflammatories (nsaids) and assess your pain, in addition you can start birth control pills. If this doesn't help then and more thorough investigation should be done. ...Read more

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How do exercises help relieve cramps due to menstruation?

How do exercises help relieve cramps due to menstruation?

Two ways: Exercise can give you natural pain relief. When we exercise, we make endorphins which act like "natural morphine." endorphins make us feel good. Also exercise helps us get rid of prostaglandins, the chemicals which causes uterus cramping. So getting up and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day is good for lots of reasons. Relieving period cramps is one of them. [more info in comments]. ...Read more

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Dr. Navita Modi
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

there is no objective definition for excessive menstrual cramps, the diagnosis is subjective, based upon what the patient deems is too much for her and can be treated ...Read more