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Can you provide any natural tips to treat sjogren's syndrome?

Can you provide any natural tips to treat sjogren's syndrome?

The only thing: The only natural supplement that has been looked at is flax seed oil capsules which does patients dry or sicca symptoms. It has helped a number of my patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Glueck
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Myositis (Definition)

Inflammation of the muscles that you use to move the body. Symptoms of myositis may include fatigue after walking or standing, tripping or falling, ...Read more


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How to prevent post-exercise myalgia?

How to prevent post-exercise myalgia?

Many: Gradual introduction to exercise, gradual increase in exercise frequency and intensity, proper conditioning and strengthening, adequate warm-up and cool down, proper hydration before during and after exercise, post-exercise ice bath or ice packs, use of a foam roller or massage, refueling within 60 minutes post-exercise with ~150-200 calories of a protein & carb snack (3 grams carb:1gram protein). ...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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Tips to help deal with muscular dystrophy?

Tips to help deal with muscular dystrophy?

What form?: There are many forms and degrees of severity in the spectrum of muscular dystrophy. If it presents in a young child, it may progress to severe disability and even death. If it presents later and only very mild, it may not interfere with normal function. For some it is a stable condition that causes difficulty with walking and getting out of chairs. For others it can be sudden severe weakness. ...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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How to manage arthritis pain?

How to manage arthritis pain?

See Physician: See rheumatologist for evaluation, work up and treatment. Exercise and ice/heat/massage may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What cause migraines with no pain? Link to muscle weakness/fatigue? Link to blood issues (platelet count)? Advice to become healthier please.

What cause migraines with no pain?  Link to muscle weakness/fatigue? Link to blood issues (platelet count)?  Advice to become healthier please.

Atypical migraine: Not muscle weakness but can be a vascular issue. Certain migraines occur with with risks of clotting. You can discuss with your physician. Your neurologist can use other medications to help you. General treatment with diet, exercise is important. Sleep hygiene is very helpful. ...Read more

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What are some tips to ease lumbago pain?

What are some tips to ease lumbago pain?

Multiple: Avoid prolonged sitting, driving or standing. Sit with a chair that has arms and a high back. Exercise and keep your weight under control and avoid smoking and get a good night's sleep with a firm mattress. ...Read more

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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 please guide me to exercises that fight fatigue and stress?

Can you please guide me to exercises that fight fatigue and stress?

Aerobic activity.: Try swimming, running, cycling, nordak track, walking, hiking, kyaking, horseback riding, yoga, tai chi and qi gong (just for starters). ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to release hamstring muscles with massage?

I need some tips on how to release hamstring muscles with massage?

Release or relieve ?: Release means a surgical procedure for 4 very tight hamstrings usually in kids or disabled adults. Do u mean stretch hamstrings, then heat, massage followed by ice will help. Must b done in this order. If u just mean stiff hams heat massage; ice will help. Also if very sore ; stiff nsaids ; activity modification should b added. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to ease or eliminate this psoriotic arthritis pain?

Can you tell me how to ease or eliminate this psoriotic arthritis pain?

See a rheumatologist: You can go a long way to eliminating the pain by controlled the underlying inflammatory process. See a rheumatologist. There are several medications which can be dramatically beneficial. ...Read more

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What tips can you give me for preventing styes and chalazions?

HANDD&EYELID HYGIENE: Hand washing and not to touch your eyes, keep eyelids clean, if you have makeup remove it properly before going to bed.Do not use other peoples make up and brushes etc, shield eyes from dust and dirt when outside, if anything irritate your eyes wash immidiately with clean or sterile water. ...Read more

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Tips to be skinnier?

Tips to be skinnier?

See Dr., and then..: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about index finger to become swollen and ice cold due to a fingernail fungus?

Can you please tell me about index finger to become swollen and ice cold due to a fingernail fungus?

Could happen if : Something like that happens if you got an infection and the digit swelled and then was so swollen cut off the circulation.......The description sounds serious enough to be checked out asap. If that means an emergency room then go....You may need antibiotics... ...Read more

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How to cure a muscle sprain?

How to cure a muscle sprain?

RICE: A sprain is abnormal stretching or tearing of a ligament that supports a joint. Rice (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) are the keys to treatment. Most sprains and strains resolve with time, but occasionally other treatment, including physical therapy and surgery, may be required. Anti-inflammatory medications may be helpful in decreasing the pain and inflammation of the injury. ...Read more