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What Is The Best Advice You Can Give To Someone Who Is Worried
EMDR therapy: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or emdr, is a powerful new psychotherapy technique which has been very successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, post traumatic stress and many other emotional problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I've been taking advicor for five years and now my doctor is switching me to zocor (simvastatin). How long does the niacin stay in your body.. Flushing?
Good question: I researched your question: the half life of extended release Niacin in Advicor (lovastatin and niacin) is very variable, & depends on gender, dose, & individual characteristics. It peaks 5 hours after a single dose. Following years of treatment, it's probably safe to assume that it will take days (3-5) to wear off completely. Possibly longer depending on dose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My father has enlargement of the heart. I am really worried. Can it be treated? What is the best advice you can give for him?
What is the best advice you can give on how to avoid a c-section and labor inducing medicine when giving birth?
Discuss with OB: Talk to your obstetrician about their attitude on c-sections verses your attitude. If you both agree that you'd like to avoid one, and/or the use of labor inducing medications, that's the best odds you can have. Leave your mind open, though. In the process of birth there are often circumstances that occur that warrant the help of a c-section or meds to protect the life & well being of baby & mom. ...Read more
Its is posible that i can get pregnant even if i have bicornuate uterus? what is the best advice you can give to get pregnant in my situation.. thank
To take his medicine: Since you are 62, your brother cannot be a lot younger, which suggests that his epilepsy is probably due to a concussion (even if it occurred a long time ago), a small stroke, or another brain lesion. Mri scan may be able to establish the underlying cause and possibly lead to removal of this cause. However, whatever the cause, it is not likely that the epilepsy will stop on its own any time soon. ...Read more
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So im frustrated because I can give the best advice.to people when they need it. Like I saved my friends life tonight yet my brain shuts off when I get upset? And I say stuff I regret.
Calm discussion best: Sounds like you are human like the rest of us. That's wonderful that you listen and have the wisdom to give good advice when needed. It is true that rational thinking can be difficult while upset. It is difficult though, to engage the logical portion of your brain with Sudoku, math, or other scholarly problem-solving pursuits and remain in emotional upheaval. The converse is also true. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
FODMAP diet: For diverticular disease, the conventional wisdom is to consume a high fiber diet, but there is very little good scientific evidence behind this recommendation. Likewise, people used to be instructed to avoid seeds and nuts. This has since been debunked. For IBS, the best evidence is for a low FODMAP diet. ...Read more
My friends 4 years old daughter have coxa valga and she is dead worried about it..Whats the best treatment? Please advice..Thanks & regards
Seek orthopedic: Consult. Not a common condition. Needs specialty care. ...Read more
Eat less, exercise: The only way to lose weight is by burning more calories than you consume. Any diet is designed to make you take in fewer calories. In the us, most people are more successful restricting carbohydrates in the diet in order to lose weight, so i advise a low carb/low starch diet. Exercise is a must if you want to increase your metabolism and sustain any significant weight loss. ...Read more
Track ovulation: You should know when you are ovulating and make sure to have sexual intercourse then. Track your temperature each morning before getting out of bed when there is a sudden rise it means that you are ovulating. Double check using an ovulation kit. Have your partner wear boxers and avoid hot tubs several days prior to optimize sperm count. Be sure to start prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
Difficult : Its difficult to give brief advice on a complex topic but here goes. Talk and get support. Exercise. Get professional help. Try to find meaning and purpose in your life. Nurture gratitude. Structure and stay? Busy with your time. Focus on relationships. Nurture spirituality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What advice can you give to someone who is constantly worried about getting cancer ? Strong family history .
Adopt healthy habits: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Outer lateral side of knee cartilage is torn so there is no space between femer and tibia in that region,what is the best advice for this?
Varies: It varies a little based upon whether there is any malalignment of the knee and whether arthritis is set in. If it is well aligned, non arthritic, then a meniscal transplant may be an option. Visco supplementation can be an option as well as off loading with a brace. All based on your specific factors. ...Read more
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