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What is a chelater and how often do you use it?

What is a chelater and how often do you use it?

Remove heavy metals: Chelation uses chemicals to bind heavy metals in the blood and remove them. It definitely has a role to treat a rare blood disease (thalassemia), a rare copper metabolic problem (wilson's disease) and accidental exposure to toxic metals. There is experimental work with diabetes that is largelly unproven. Beware of nonphysicians that are pushing chelation for many different ailments. ...Read more

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How often should one use purell?

How often should one use purell?

After contamination: Purell is a decent disinfectant and should be used after any possible contamination or prior to the risk of passing something on to a new person. If used often, it is drying and you might need to supplement with skin cream. ...Read more

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How often can I use my nebulizer?

How often can I use my nebulizer?

Every 4 hours: you may use it up to every 4 hours, however if you don't get relief, you'd better see a doctor in person ...Read more

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Is it okay to use vagisil odor block protection wash? How often may I use it?

Is it okay to use vagisil odor block protection wash? How often may I use it?

Yes: Yes, vagisil is a safe product to use. I would use at most 2 times a week. A lot of women are using products unnecessarily. If your vagina actually smells, then you should consider being evaluated for a bacterial infection. Vagina is like a self-cleaning oven, it actually doesn't need any products to keep it fresh and clean! your diet, exercise, sleep are more important for vaginal health! ...Read more

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What are the common uses of lorazepam, and how often can it be used? Long term?

What are the common uses of lorazepam, and how often can it be used? Long term?

Try to avoid: Lorazepam is long acting antianxiety, but we have better drugs for that--it is used to stop seizures but used IV in the hospital---i am against long term oral intake of Lorazepam for any reason, other than a short course- Lorazepam should not be used for sleep. ...Read more

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Is how much food you eat dependent on how many times you use your bowels. How often is normal ?

Is how much food you eat dependent on how many times you use your bowels. How often is normal ?

Varies...: Bms vary with amount and type of food, dietary fiber, other factors including hormones, bowel issues, etc. "normal" varies too roughly 3/day-3/wk; consistency of stool a factor too. Consistency of input affects consistency of output. ...Read more

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How often do a baby have to see some before they get use to them...My daughter is almost 11months?

How often do a baby have to see some before they get use to them...My daughter is almost 11months?

Depends: Most children become more comfortable with their doctor between the ages 2-4 years old. However, this is dependent on the developmental stage and personality of your child and can vary greatly. ...Read more

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How many times a week should I do a face scrub ? Got the St.ives invigorating scrub and just wondering how often I should use it.

How many times a week should I do a face scrub ?  Got the St.ives invigorating scrub and just wondering how often I should use it.

Facial Scrub Use: Generally once a day is adequate for most for cleaning your pores. If you are acne prone and have oily skin and can tolerate it, up to twice a day is probably OK ...Read more

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