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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What are some ways to get rid of period cramps?

What are some ways to get rid of period cramps?

Cramps: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What are some tried and true ways to get of menstrual cramps?

What are some tried and true ways to get of menstrual cramps?

Birth control pill: The pill is usually the first choice to manage cramps. Short of that, try starting an analgesic like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) on a regular schedule before your period starts and continue through the period. It is always more effective to prevent pain from the beginning rather than chasing it after it starts. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of cramps during a period?

Tips: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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What are quick ways to get rid of cramps?

What are quick ways to get rid of cramps?

Menstrual cramps?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of acid-indigestion?

What are some ways to get rid of acid-indigestion?

Acid indigestion: Could you be referring to acid reflux? Abdominal discomfort from from consumption of acidic foods can be prevented by not eating foods that are sour. If you cannot do that, taking an antacid like gaviscon. Maalox or mylanta may help. If you meant acid reflux, please publish your question again. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of back ache?

What are some ways to get rid of back ache?

Aleve (naproxen): Start with 2 aleve (naproxen) 2x per day if u can take that, some excercises work but you may want to check with your doc, depends on where it is, clinching teeth at night, bruxism, along with poor sleep can exacerbate the problem; if recurrent one good drug is tramadol, cymblata can also be a good non opiod that helps anxiety and pain control. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of stretchmarks?

What are some ways to get rid of stretchmarks?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of blood poisoning?

What are some ways to get rid of blood poisoning?

See a doctor: This will need to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of gout?

What are some ways to get rid of gout?

Diet and meds: The only way to get rid gout is to keep uric acid level down to normal level.It can be done avoid meds that cause elevation of uric acid, like high doses of hydrochlothiazide, niacin, aspirin, cyclosporin and tacrolimus avoid foods high in purines like organ meats, herring, mushrooms, anchovies avoid obesity reduce consumption of alcohol and fructose meds like allupurinol, probenecid colchicin nd febuxo. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of heel pain?

What are some ways to get rid of heel pain?

Loaded question: There are so many reasons that someone could have heel pain. The proper course is to determine what your pathology is and then seek ways to rectify it. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of headaches ?

What are some ways to get rid of headaches ?

See your doctor: Headaches can be tricky. I think a headache journal is an excellent idea. Most of the meds we think are good for headache are not good for headache, even the triptans, designed for migriane can excerbate migriane. The best thing to do is see a doctor who specalizes in headaches. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

Many: (1) ballanced food, good sleep and regular daily activities. No stress. (2) otc mdicines like oxy-10, oxy-5. And (3) dermatologists. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

Headaches: Treating headaches is not always simple. Naturally, you want to avoid having a headache if possible when you know the triggers such as stress, alcohol/coffee/certain food/substances, over working, lack of sleep. If you already have a headache, it can be hard to get rid of. Try to relax, get some sleep, drink more fluid, turn off TV/phone... to see if it helps. ...Read more

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What are some effective ways to get rid of a hangover?

What are some effective ways to get rid of a hangover?

100 year old questio: The gentleman, i assume is getting serious about the parties and all the free booze that flows in this area. There is a saying in one eastern culture...The stomach still belongs to you...Even if everything else belonged to someone else. Pay respect to what you imbibe, know when to say no. Hangover will resolve, one way or the other, but will that stop you from having another one ? ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this constipation?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this constipation?

Poor diet and fluids: Not enough fiber and inadequate fluids. You need 20-25 grams of fiber and 80-100 ounces of alcohol free, caffeine free fluids every day, more if strenuous excercise is part of your daily routine. ...Read more

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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