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What are some strategies I can use to deal with worrying too much?

What are some strategies I can use to deal with worrying too much?

EMDR therapy: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or emdr, is a powerful new psychotherapy technique which has been very successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, post traumatic stress and many other emotional problems. ...Read more

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Pros and cons- 11y/o boy going into jr high diagnosed w/borderline add by psychologist. Medicate or use strategies to study more effectively.

Pros and cons- 11y/o boy going into jr high diagnosed w/borderline add by psychologist. Medicate or use strategies to study more effectively.

Both: If patient. Still has symptoms of adhd it will be unlikely that he will respond only to counselling. He may. Still need medications to be functional. However. Dr. Ali is correct that firstly counselling should. Be tried. ...Read more

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It's allergy season! What are strategies to deal help deal with the typical allergy symptoms that does not involve OTC drugs?

It's allergy season! What are strategies to deal help deal with the typical allergy symptoms that does not involve OTC drugs?

Allergist: See a board certified allergist to find out exactly what you are allergic to. Then a plan can be developed specifically for those allergies including approaches such as avoidance, meds and immunotherapy (allergy shots). ...Read more

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What are strategies to deal with severe anxiety and depression?

What are strategies to deal with severe anxiety and depression?

Medication/therapy: The combination of medication combined with talk therapy appears to be the most effective intervention and have the longest lasting effect. ...Read more

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I'm being bullied at work in a very stressful job Management wont stop it what strategies can I use on commute, to prevent stress/anger at home?

I'm being bullied at work in a very stressful job Management wont stop it  what strategies can I use on commute, to prevent stress/anger at home?

Bully at work: Please go up the chain of command until satisfaction. Everyone has a boss, inside the organization or in law enforcement. Life can be unjust and maybe you will have to move on but at least you will have done these acts of self-respect. Please do not stoop to their level. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the coping strategies for living with illness or disability?

What are the coping strategies for living with illness or disability?

Remember Humanity: As difficult as it is to live with a recognized illness or disability, the invisible ones (like vision loss, mental illness, etc.) pose the additional challenge of being dismissed by able-bodied folks as minimal. Do not "become" your disability, but rather, seek to find meaning in the ways that you still can heal others, and in so doing, you heal yourself. ...Read more

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What are strategies for presbyopia management?

What are strategies for presbyopia management?

Glasses, contacts or: For presbyopia, the inability to change focus as one ages, there are multi-focal glasses or contact lenses that are multi-focal or fit with monovision. Also available is laser vision correction with a monovision correction. ...Read more

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Are there strategies used to rehabilitate a concussion?

Are there strategies used to rehabilitate a concussion?

Concussion rehab...: Can be quite challenging. Physical therapy can be helpful to include balance training and proprioceptive rehabilitation exercises. A graded return to full activity should always be follow. Any incremental increase in work out intensity that causes symptoms to return should be stopped and the prior level be restarted. It is also important to avoid over stimulation (tv, video games, etc.). ...Read more

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What are strategies to lose weight in a week?

What are strategies to lose weight in a week?

Control: Control your intake - make healthy choices in both quality and quantity, emphasizing high quality protein and complex carbohydrates in moderate amounts. Snack to keep hunger at bay. Exercise moderately. Look at it as a lifestyle change, not just a one- week endeavor. ...Read more

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Avoidance tactics and strategies - why do you do them?

Avoidance tactics and strategies - why do you do them?

Various reasons: People use avoidance tactics and strategies for a variety of reasons including: fear of being judged, low self-esteem, learning this behavior by watching a parent be avoidant. The problem with avoidance is that it rarely if ever solves problems. There is a model that discusses being either passive, aggressive, or assertive. Generally the most healthy behavior falls into the assertive range. ...Read more

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What are the different strategies for type II diabetes?

What are the different strategies for type II diabetes?

Strategies include: Prevention, oral meds, prevention, exercise, prevention, diet, prevention, education, prevention, weight loss, prevention, gastric bypass surgery, prevention, insulin, prevention, prevention and lastly, treatment of complications, then that's it! ...Read more

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What is the best strategy to avoid startin gback smoking?

What is the best strategy to avoid startin gback smoking?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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What are some strategies for effectively managing my diabetes?

What are some strategies for effectively managing my diabetes?

Details: Hi. Type 1? Type 2? We're not here to guess. I'll tell you regardless of type, healthy diet and regular exercise help. Type 1 requires FREQUENT blood glucose testing (or preferably a CGM) and using the data to dose insulin. Type 2 has many treatment options. You should talk with your doc, a nutritionist, a diabetes educator, and arrive at a plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does it a good strategy to lose five pounds in the first week of a weight management plan?

Does it a good strategy to lose five pounds in the first week of a weight management plan?

No: Healthy weight loss is generally considered to be weight lost at a rate of about 1 - 2 pounds/week. Weight is easier to keep off when lost at a slow and steady rate using a healthy diet and exercise regimen that can be sustained as a lifestyle, rather than a crash diet. The best diet is one that you can stay on and maintain for life. ...Read more

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What are strategies for managing your child's autism?

What are strategies for managing your child's autism?

Seek help from : agencies like http://familyresiliency.illinois.edu/initiatives/initiatives_autismprogram.html, http://familyvoicesillinois.org/documents/grants-for-families-of-children-with-autism/ & http://communities.autismspeaks.org/site/c.ihLPK1PDLoF/b.7512151/k.C0C8/Illinois_Resources.htm. Learn to use behavioral techniques consistently. See a developmental/behavioral pediatrician &/or child psychiatrist.. ...Read more

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What are some good weaning strategies?

What are some good weaning strategies?

One at a time : Wean slowly. The morning and bedtime nursing feeds are the hardest. Leave those to last. Remove one feeding at a time about every 3-5 days depending on your baby's tolerance. It takes a lot of patience and time. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the strategies used to deliver the drugs to the cns?

What are the strategies used to deliver the drugs to the cns?

Many: Drugs may reach the CNS through several ways, depending upon the particular drug chemistry and the integrity of the blood brain barrier. Methods of CNS drug administration include: oral, intravenous, intrathecal (to the spinal fluid), convection enhanced delivery (directly to the brain through a catheter) and surgical implantation of drug wafers. This is a complex subject. ...Read more

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How can I create a strategy to help me reach my fitness goals?

How can I create a strategy to help me reach my fitness goals?

One Thought: ...Is to limit your range of options and go for only one, say, a set of in-home dvd exercise tapes. There are many out there., although beachbody is one with which I am familiar. Your goals will drive your selection from a wide array of choices: resistance work, aerobic fitness, endurance work, lean muscle mass gains, etc. Working with a personal trainer is also an option. Above all, have fun! ...Read more