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What are the different breathing treatments that are available?

What are the different breathing treatments that are available?

Three Main Classes: There are three main classes of breathing treatments: 1. Short acting agents (albuterol, ipratropium, levalbuterol) 2. Longer acting agents that cause bronchodilation (salmeterol, tiotropium, formoterol) 3. Inhaled steroids (fluticasone, mometasone, and others) various combinations are used depending on the disease you have and the severity of the disease. ...Read more

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What are the different kinds of hormone treatment that are ok?

What are the different kinds of hormone treatment that are ok?

Almost all: If monitored correctly, and there is a need demonstrated for each hormone, most hormone treatments are safe. An example of misuse of hormones would be the "doping" that can occur among competitive body builders. As usual, too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. ...Read more

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What are the types of asthma that are bad?

What are the types of asthma that are bad?

All types: It is not necessarily the type but your individual severity rating. Some people with intermittent (once in awhile attacks) wind up in the hospital while those with moderate to severe persistent asthma do not. Your individual reaction to the "triggers" is a determining factor. Check with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the different medications that relieve anxiety?

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What are the different medications that relieve anxiety?

Anxiety: There are benzodiazepines such as ativan, non-benzodiazepine anxiolytics such as buspar, (buspirone) antidepressants such as zoloft, beta-blockers such as inderal, gaba-ergic medications such as gabitril. And the list goes on. ...Read more

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What different types of hearing aids are out there and what are their uses?

What different types of hearing aids are out there and what are their uses?

Wrong section: Your questions has been sent to the infectious disease section of healthtap because of the word "aids, " but we're clearly the wrong people to be answering your question. This is a technical issue that i don't know how to fix. ...Read more

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What are the treatments that are used to treat malignant mesothelioma?

What are the treatments that are used to treat malignant mesothelioma?

1. surgery: 2. Pemetrexed based chemotherapy; 3. Fluid drainage; 4. Photodynamic therapy. Some believe in the addition of radiotherapy in the curative setting (i don't), but it can be used effectively to relieve pain. ...Read more

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What are the various therapies for it?

What are the various therapies for it?

?: Is this question like one of those sunday and monday split episode of the kardashians? Grays anatomy cliffhanger? ...Read more

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What are somemedicines that are best for the treatment of asthma.?

What are somemedicines that are best for the treatment of asthma.?

Various categories: We have rescue medications and preventive medications available. Your doctor will decide what is appropriate for you, one of those types, or both. Most likely they will be via inhalation, you will breathe the medication. Depending on where you live there exist a variety of different ones, different names, different devices, etc. ...Read more

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What are the different types of arrhythmia and what are their symptoms?

What are the different types of arrhythmia and what are their symptoms?

Many, Many Types...: Arrhythmias come in many different forms: sinus arrhythmia is the normal variation of the heart by inhaling vs exhaling. Premature, isolated beats from the upper chamber or lower chamber are also benign arrhythmia. Atrial arrhythmias (coming from the upper chambers and be less dangerous) ventricular arrhythmias (coming from the lower chambers are more dangerous) symptoms are different for each. ...Read more

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What number of dopamine pathways are there and what are they?

What number of dopamine pathways are there and what are they?

Dopamine is the : latest fad: The "happy" chemical, right? There's no way that can be answered in 400 characters. Dopamine plays a fundamental role in almost all aspects of behavior from motor control to mood regulation, cognition & addiction & reward. The popular books about it are garbage. See Principles of Neural Science by Kandel & Schwartz or The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology by Cooper, Bloom & Roth. ...Read more

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What are the different impotence treatments?

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What are the different impotence treatments?

Many options: First things first. Find out why impotence or erectile dysfunction is present. For example, if guy is unhappy w/partner, no meds are going to work until relationship repaired. Also need to address health & lifestyle, eg no smoking, avoid excess alcohol, etc. And look for meds that cause ed like Finasteride & dutasteride. After all that, then consider cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra or viagra. ...Read more

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What are the different options of abortion?

What are the different options of abortion?

Medical and surgical: Abortions are medical and surgical. At different gestational ages different types of treatment can be offered. Contact md for care. ...Read more

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Are there different types of eye surgeries to improve vision? What are the differences?

Are there different types of eye surgeries to improve vision? What are the differences?

LASIK, PRK: Lasik and prk are two different approaches to changing the focusing power of the eye to improve vision. There are several older approaches which are used very little anymore. Of course vision can be improved (meaning needing less eyeglass power) after cataract surgery as well. ...Read more

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What are the different types of asthma?

What are the different types of asthma?

Asthma...: Asthma is actually one disease with many triggers. For example, for some asthmatics, exercise triggers their asthma to exacerbate and this is labeled exercise-induced asthma. Some patients are triggered by allergens while others are triggered by upper respiratory infections. In all cases, the asthma is the same but the triggers are different. ...Read more

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What are the various forms of an eating disorder? How many different kinds are there?

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What are the various forms of an eating disorder?  How many different kinds are there?

Three main types: Anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. Also eating disorder not otherwise specified. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of treatments to your penis that make them longer?

What are the different kinds of treatments to your penis that make them longer?

Ones that don't work: There are many treatments available. However, none of them work. Be satisfied with what you have, as long as it works properly. It's the skill of the wizard not the length of the wand. ...Read more