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What can I do to treat rett syndrome?

What can I do to treat rett syndrome?

Rett syndrome: Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system that leads to developmental reversals, especially in the areas of expressive language and hand use .Treatment may include: assistance with feeding and diapering, methods to treat constipation and gerd, physical therapy to help prevent the hands from contracting, weight bearing exercises for those with scoliosis. There is no specific treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat Sjogren's syndrome?

What can I do to treat Sjogren's syndrome?

There is no cure: Hydroxychloroquine is a drug of choice to ameliorate the symptoms of this autoimmune disorder. See a Rheumatologists, they have primary responsibility for managing Sjögren’s. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat fragile x syndrome?

What can I do to treat fragile x syndrome?

Seek help: While there are no cures for patients with fragile x, there are many supportive care services that can provide a great deal of help. See http://www.Fragilex.Org/treatment-intervention/ for more information. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat cml?

What can I do to treat cml?

Oral meds: Most patients can go into long- term remission within months of starting one of 3 oral meds currently on the market- gleevec, sprycel or tasigna (nilotinib). For patients that fail to improve or the cancer relapses there are new drugs in trials and stem cell transplants are done. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat anencephaly?

What can I do to treat anencephaly?

Comfort care only!: Nobody can nor should help prolong the "lives" of these poor neonates. Anencephalic newborns are devoid of any chance of meaningful interaction with the environment and never attain consciousness. Comfort care is all that is ethically permissible for these dramatic cases. Take 4-5 mg daily of Folic Acid daily throughout your reproductive life, to prevent this from recurring in future pregnancies. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat scleroderma?

What can I do to treat scleroderma?

Depends on type: The treatment ranges from "no treatment necessary" for mild forms of localized scleroderma (limited to the skin) to bone marrow transplantation for systemic sclerosis with internal organ involvement. Though there is no cure, advances are being made in the treatment of all manifestations of the condition. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bipolar disorder?

What can I do to treat bipolar disorder?

See a psychiatrist: Meds: mood stabilizers, antipsychotics. Antidepressants, anxiolytics. Therapy, bring along family spouse friends. Support groups. Books etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my autism?

What can I do to treat my autism?

Hmmm.....: Rather than "getting rid of your autism" you may be better served by seeking the help of a life coach. This life coach can help you learn strategies for managing your day to day in the so-called "typical world" making life less stressful. As the father of a teenager with autism, i want to empower you to embrace your autism & work with it, not against it. Use your talents & gifts to move forward. ...Read more

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Can late whiplash syndrome cause anxiety? What can you do to treat it?

Can late whiplash syndrome cause anxiety? What can you do to treat it?

Do evaluate for: Post-traumatic stress syndrome, as the event that caused the whiplash may well have emotional consequences. Cognitive-behavioral therapy and/or EMDR could reverse very well. ...Read more

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How do you treat wernickes syndrome?

How do you treat wernickes syndrome?

Thiamine: Acute wernicke's is a medical emergency for which thiamine is the key to successful treatment. Longstanding wernicke's, with mental changes, poor coordination, and problems moving the eyes, can only be treated with support. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my meningomyelocele?

What can I do to treat my meningomyelocele?

Are you sure?: Myelomeningocele is an abnormality where the spinal cord is exposed through the skin. It requires surgery on an infant within the first few days of life. ...Read more

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What can I do to address restless legs syndrome?

What can I do to address restless legs syndrome?

See physician: Restless legs syndrome can be associated with anemia, so it is important to get a blood count and ferritin level. The medications most frequently used are also used to treat parkinson's disease, and can help dramatically. The're well-tolerated with few side effects. Symptoms can be related to poor circulation. Daily or every other day walking and similar exercise, and support hose can help. ...Read more

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What can you do to deal with post-concussion syndrome?

What can you do to deal with post-concussion syndrome?

Professional help: The word syndrome signifies multiple symptoms that often occur together. However only one or more symptoms may afflict any individual. In above syndrome symptoms are headaches, dizziness, ataxia, memory impairment, word finding difficulty, anxiety and depression. You often need physician's help. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

What can I do to treat bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

See your doctor: There is no single treatment for bronchopulmonary displasia (bpd). If you or your child has been diagnosed with this i would recommend and evaluation by a pulmonolgist (lung specialist) to discuss possible treatments and course of bpd. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat christmas disease?

What can I do to treat christmas disease?

Hard to answer?: Treatment for hemophilia b includes intravenous infusions of factor 9 and fresh frozen plasma. Other treatments include the administration of epsilon aminocaproic acid, and coagulation factor viia. ...Read more

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Help docs! How to know if I could have asperger's syndrome?

Help docs! How to know if I could have asperger's syndrome?

Social Skills?: If you have a problem with everyday reciprocal social interactions to the point that it harmfully impacts your functioning, it's worth having a neuropsychological evalution. Is it hard for you to understand that other people may not think what you think, feel the way you feel about things or want to do what you want to do, ? That makes an ASD more likely. Than just social anxiety or other issues. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat scoliosis?

What can I do to treat scoliosis?

Nope: Nothing. See, once you're done growing, scoliosis does not progress to a significant degree. And, along with the lack of growth potential, comes the lack of remodeling or correction. Regardless, scoliosis is not typically painful (no more so than straight spines). Unless curves exceed the 50-70° range in thoracic or 30-50° range in lumbar. Then, pt, nsaid's and surgery are only options. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat this cold?

What can I do to treat this cold?

Resolves on own: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more