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How do you know if fatigue is just jet lag?

How do you know if fatigue is just jet lag?

Timing: Fatigue can be due to the rigors of travel or jet lag. If you are traveling north-south you will not get jet lag. If you have traveled east or west 3 or more time zones you are likely to be jet lagged. Adjust your internal clock to local time by exposure to sunlight and melatonin. East-bound travel is more difficult to adjust to than west-bound travel. Jet lag is worse in the first few days. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Forster
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Jet Lag (Definition)

An alteration in circadian rhythm and sleep patterns due to travel ...Read more


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How can I cure my anxiety what is the best way is it any natural ways like drinking tea or water if so how much or what's the fastest way for it to go?

How can I cure my anxiety what is the best way is it any natural ways like drinking tea or water if so how much or what's the fastest way for it to go?

W/Knowledge + Skills: #1: a clinical psychologist can teach u how 2 manage possibly overcome! but u really do need one w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. #2: it's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read more

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How to know what is best way to cure constipation and how long does it take?

How to know what is best way to cure constipation and how long does it take?

Fiber, water, fiber: The vast majority of constipation comes form inadequate fiber intake. In 3rd world countries with high fiber intakes, constipation related diseases like hemorrhoids, prolapse, diverticulosis and even colon cancers are at a much lower rate than in "big mac" cultures like ours. Fiber should be started slowly and advanced to a diff level for everyone, water has to come with it or you will mix cement. ...Read more

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What to do if i feel i'm suffering from hydrocele. What is the best way to cure it?

What to do if i feel i'm suffering from hydrocele. What is the best way to cure it?

Here ...: Usually a man doesn't feel his hydrocele because it is usually painless and slow growing. But seeing the bulkiness from its growth makes a man uneasy or embarrassed. There is no natural cure and hydrocelectomy is the most advised option of care. ...Read more

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What is valley fever, and what do you do to cure it ?

What is valley fever, and what do you do to cure it ?

Anti-fungal: Valley fever is caused by dimorphic fungi called coccidioidomycosis. The spores from this fungus are usually inhaled and can cause a mild febrile illness or a life threating infection. The fungi is usually found in the southwest. The greatest number of cases have been found in the san joaquin valley (valley fever), california. Treat with anti-fungal therapy. ...Read more

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I have really bad jet lag, what can I do to adjust to the time?

I have really bad jet lag, what can I do to adjust to the time?

It depends.: There are a number of different ways to attempt to decrease the severity of jet lag. In some cases the intervention chosen depends on whether you were flying east to west or west to east. Melatonin can sometimes be helpful as can phototherapy. The following website has a nice list of options available to you. http://www.emedicinehealth.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=137775&ref=134813. ...Read more

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I need to know what is uveitis and how long does it take to recover from it?

I need to know what is uveitis and how long does it take to recover from it?

Uveitis: Uveitis is a general term describing inflammation of the part of the eye called the uveal tract. This consists of the iris, ciliary body and choroid - although uveitis can additionally involve other parts of the eye. It can be caused by diseases or problems of the eye alone, or can be a part of conditions affecting other parts of the body. http://patient.info/health/uveitis-leaflet ...Read more

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What to do if i really wanna know what makes a person to snore and what is the remedy for it?

What to do if i really wanna know what makes a person to snore and what is the remedy for it?

Snoring: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do about excema and how do children get it?

What is the best thing to do about excema and how do children get it?

Moisturize skin: Children are often genetically predisposed to getting eczema, and it often is seen with other allergies and asthma. To treat you need to keep the skin well moisturized- use a daily moisturizing cream. Sometimes children may also need topical creams to help with the inflammation (such as hydrocortisone) or to combat a secondary bacterial infection. Anti-histamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help with itch. ...Read more

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Hepatisus needtoknow if it is contagius and how you getthis and what to do to get rid of it

Hepatisus needtoknow if it is contagius and how you getthis and what to do to get rid of it

See answer: Hepatitis a (hav), hepatitis e (hev) and possibly hepatitis f (hfv) are transmitted by enteric, that is digestive or by fecal routes. Hepatitis b (hbv), hepatitis d (hdv), hepatitis c (hcv), hepatitis g (hgv) and ttv, ...These types of hepatitis are transmitted by the parenteral route, parenteral meaning viruses introduced by all other routes except through the intestinal tract. Get tested for tx. ...Read more

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What to do if I have TMJ disorder, and it is killing me. Is there surgery to correct it?

What to do if I have TMJ disorder, and it is killing me. Is there surgery to correct it?

Last option: Tmj surgery should be the last option after all conservative procedures have been attempted. True, if there has been severe trauma, then some surgery cannot wait. A thorough history and exam, including x-rays, an mri, etc. May be needed to determine if surgery should be considered. ...Read more

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Dr, what do you know about interstim? How well does it work and how safe is it?

Dr, what do you know about interstim?  How well does it work and how safe is it?

InterStim : InterStim can be quite effective dealing with urinary urgency and urgency incontinence. It Is also used for urinary retention. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to know what is total knee replacement surgery and how much it is beneficial?

What to do if i want to know what is total knee replacement surgery and how much it is beneficial?

Can be very helpful: At 37, a knee replacement may not be the best answer for you unless there are very unusual circumstances typically a total knee refers to resurfacing the end of the femur bone at the top of the knee, resurfacing the tiba bone at the lower leg, and resurfacing the undersurface of the kneecap. ...Read more

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How to cure fever in the fastest way if I got something important to do?

How to cure fever in the fastest way if I got something important to do?

Fever: Fever in and of itself is not bad it is how the body fights disease. However we feel bad when we have a fever. To reduce a fever tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin work well, you couldd alternate them every 3 hours. This means tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours and Motrin the same but taken 3 hours apart. ...Read more

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What do you think of laser vision correction? Is it safe? How does it work?

What do you think of laser vision correction? Is it safe? How does it work?

Safe, see eye doctor: In the hands of an experienced refractive eye surgeon, the procedure is very safe. However at your age of 50, presbyopia is an issue. Depending on to your refractive error, history of dry eye syndrome & or other factors will determine whether you are a good candidate for this or not. Unlike someone who is much younger, other considerations must be weighed in regarding near/far vision preferences. ...Read more

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What is asthma and how to cure it ??

What is asthma and how to cure it ??

Lifestyle change: Avoid all milk products since the milk protein causes respiratory tract inflammation. Also avoid grains, lentils. Consume veggies, flesh foods, olive oil. Getting 30 -45 min of sunshine at noon daily or taking vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day and taking a good probiotic (not yogurt) help reduce inflammation Yoga breathing exercises 10-30 min/day help too. This may help avoid the need for meds ...Read more

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Pls i want to know what is the reason for some bodies cannot sleep and what is the treatment - thanks tareq?

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Pls i want to know what is the reason for some bodies cannot sleep and what is the treatment - thanks tareq?

Insomnia: Primary insomnia, without apparent cause, is common. Other common factors are stress, alcohol, medical/medications. Try sleep hygiene. ...Read more

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I need to know what is aspergers and how it is related to autism?

I need to know what is aspergers and how it is related to autism?

Aspergers is a mild: Form of autism. Autism is a disorder that interferes with a person's ability to communicate or relate to others whichs starts early in childhood. When people speak about the autistic spectrum they are speaking about a range of degrees from mild to severe autism. ...Read more

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