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What Can You Do To Help If You See Somebody Seizing
911 & position them: Call 911 immediately. Lie them down on either side (with head support if needed) and their arms & legs bent so they are relaxed & loose. If not lying on the floor, ensure they don't fall from the couch or bed. Point their face downwards & flexed forward just a little so that a) they don't choke on their own saliva or bleeding from a tongue bite and b) they don't hurt their neck. Wait for help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Those word: Those word would work and the doctor will respond to you. ...Read more
Depression symptoms: Symptoms of depression can include: a loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy, difficulty concentrating, change in sleep and/or appetite, fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, sadness, poor motivation, irritability and an impaired ability to function. It is best to see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. Medical causes should also be ruled out to obtain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Your provider will do a thorough assessment about your suicidal thoughts. If your doctor thinks you're in danger to yourself or someone else then, s/he will call 911 and/or notify authorities and you will be taken to the er for a complete psych. eval. ...Read more
Not really: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Be open.: In whatever way you are most comfortable. It is our job to create a safe and open environment such that you feel comfortable. And we are the diagnosticians. Just be honest with your symptoms and details of how you feel. As depression is very common, your clinician should also help and ask diagnostic questions to help you share your story. ...Read more
Pain: Pain and pain quality. If the pain starts to get better in a day or two it is probably muscular. If the pain gets worse and otc pain meds do not work, you cannot get comfortable no matter what you do then you need to see an md asap. If in doubt a trip to the md is worth the trouble. ...Read more
Keep in control: Do not panic. Get the patient down and on their side, if possible. Do not restrain, but do try to be firm but not aggressive in keeping them calm and lying or seated and not trying to get up or run around. During the seizure do not put any thing into the mouth, but keep the airway clear and wipe the mouth. Call for hlep, but keep eye on patient and try to keep time record of what happens. ...Read more
difficult question: Not sure what you mean by addiction. If you are on chronic pain medications this can be a very difficult, though not impossible issue. If they are psych medications for depression, anxiety, etc this may as equally difficult. To answer your question, more info on the drug(s) is necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
Attack?: This sounds very serious if you hate someone so much you're willing to attack him/her on sight. You may well have painful history with this person, and you need to consider other ways of dealing with this. Working with a therapist may help you with your anger, which may be part of more complicated issues also. If planning to hurt anyone, please seek emergency treatment in an er now. ...Read more
Myocarditis: Why would your doctor not tell you what is wrong with you? ...Read more
Aspergers: This is aspergers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg1ngp1ngds.Get a more detailed answer ›
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