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What is the best way to deal with a loss of a loved one?

What is the best way to deal with a loss of a loved one?

...more: Do not be afraid to cry. Remember all the happy times. Be gals they were in your life. The sadness and emptiness is real....And the good parts will fill that void. If you are overwhelmed and having trouble then talk to someone. That helps a lot. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a fever?

What is the best way to deal with a fever?

Fever: Leave it alone and live with it unless it is compromising some organ system by increasing loads on heart, etc. Fever appears to be one of the body's mechanisms to deal with infection (part of the immune system), and there are some diseases that can be combated with fever. If you are patently uncomfortable take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen or Aspirin (but be careful). ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a common cold in elderly?

What is the best way to deal with a common cold in elderly?

Conservatively: Management of a simple cold is best managed with gentle hydration, humidification of the air and at times otc cold remedies. Nasal saline for congestion is safe, as is tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and pains. Guaifenesin is otc and safe and acts to relieve chest congestion. If symptoms persist, person gets short of breath, productive cough or lethargic, these are signs that a doctor should evaluate. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a child's anger?

What is the best way to deal with a child's anger?

Help him verbalize: Everyone experiences anger, the issue is what you do with that feeling and how you respond to it. Kids , specially toddlers express anger as a very immature way to let you know they have a will, yet they have problem verbalizing. Help you child understand what acceptable expressions of anger are and what is not. Help him try to verbalize the feeling instead of acting it out. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a sociopath?

Stay Away: True sociopaths are not capable of having feelings for others. If you can help it, it's probably best to avoid them. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a client with unresolved grief over the loss of their child?

What is the best way to treat a client with unresolved grief over the loss of their child?

Unresolved grief: Losing a child is one of the hardest losses to endure. Treatment must include a screening to rule out depression subsequent to the unresolved grief. The client should be helped to understand the normal processes of grief, including denial, anger, bargaining, before getting to the difficult but achievable state of acceptance. Treatment may include group work with others who share loss of a child. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a schizophrenic person?

What is the best way to deal with a schizophrenic person?

With respect: Treat a person with schizophrenia as you would treat anyone else. It's impossible to generalize since people with schizophrenia are unique and behave with their own individuality. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a spouse dealing with post-partum?

What is the best way to deal with a spouse dealing with post-partum?

Take it seriously: Patients who had pregnancy complications, a difficult delivery or even an uneventful pregnancy with a healthy newborn can go through postpartum depression. It must be taken seriously and not treated as simply the "baby blues". I will share this very important question with experts in diagnosis and counseling for additional information for those concerned about family members' moods after delivery. ...Read more

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Is there a best way to get over a long-term lack of motivation?

Is there a best way to get over a long-term lack of motivation?

Need Assessment: Motivation is effected by many things. Probably need to rule medical and psychological causes. It is a common presenting problem in psychotherapy that can be related to a host of factors and can be treated successfully if you get to the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What is the best describes a positive way to help cope with stress in the workplace?

What is the best describes a positive way to help cope with stress in the workplace?

Examine why you are: Feeling stressed. Are there interpersonal difficulties? Not enough time to complete assignments? Lack of assistance? Responsibilities that you don't feel capable of handing? Don't enjoy your work? Does it feel meaningful to you? I think that you need to figure out what is stressing you ; then develop a plan to address it. ...Read more

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What is a good way to deal with depression?

What is a good way to deal with depression?

Consult with Dr. : You need an evaluation first by a specialist to determine how severe and the best course of action and if meds are indicated. Also to rule out any medical causes. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure depression in the morning because of a girl?

What's a good way to cure depression in the morning because of a girl?

Dumps: This is the type of depression that is generally "situational" as apposed to biological (unless you get severely depressed often). You will get happier with time. For now, just be easy on yourself, it's okay to be upset about a relationship. Acceptance is very important. ...Read more

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What is a good way to deal with pain of double lung transplant?

What is a good way to deal with pain of double lung transplant?

Healing/time: As the chest wall heals from the incisions the pain should diminish substantially. Many patients two weeks after the transplant have mild pain which improves over time. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get through major depression caused by a divorce and total change of life?

What is the best way to get through major depression caused by a divorce and total change of life?

Support: Through the support of family & friends. Prayer can be very beneficial for some. Find meaningful activities to fill in for voids that are present. See a professional mental health provider if you become too overwhelmed. ...Read more

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What is the best way one can cope with dizziness?

What is the best way one can cope with dizziness?

Calm and control: Two forms of dizziness seem to exist. The more common is the sensation of movement with a spinning or rocking sensation. This is often associated with nausea and difficulty with vision. The other is the light headed sensation as though you may faint. This can be associated with pale and clammy feeling and near loss of consciousness. Learn to stop and calm and lie down and relax and not panic. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get over a lot of stress?

Good self care.: To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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What is the best way for a person to increase their hemoglobin?

What is the best way for a person to increase their hemoglobin?

Depends: Is your hb low or do you want it to be higher than normal? If it is low, first step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. If you are deficient in iron, a common cause of anemia, spinach, crude sugar, and red meats will provide iron. Living at high altitude will raise the hb in a normal person. ...Read more

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What is a good way to deal with anxiety/depression?

What is a good way to deal with anxiety/depression?

With help: Are you in treatment currently? If you aren't, encourage you to work with a therapist in some form of psychotherapy. See your physician for an evaluation to rule out any possible medical conditions that could be contributing to your depressed and anxious mood. Take good care of you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose 10lbs in a month?

What is the best way to lose 10lbs in a month?

Suggestion: The rate at which you lose weight depends on many factors. A diet of water, vitamins, fresh vegetables and fresh fruit is about the best way. Avoid all the high calorie foods. ...Read more