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What is the best way to prevent striae marks?

What is the best way to prevent striae marks?

Reduce Stress: Physical and emotional stress along with some diseases can contribute to stretch marks (striae). The rapid increase or decreased tension on the skin (ie. During preganancy ) are physical stressors, whereas emotional stress that is associated with increaed cortisol levels will also effect the development of striae. ...Read more

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Best prevention or solution for stretch marks (striae distensae)?

Best prevention or solution for stretch marks (striae distensae)?

Mostly Genetic: Stretch marks are due to stress on the skin, however, every one's skin responds differently. Your genetic skin makeup will determine if you will get stretch marks. If you are pregnant you can try some skin massage and moisturizers but this will have a very small effect on if you get stretch marks or not. The only way to absolutely treat stretch marks is to remove them with surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent cts from worsening?

What is the best way to prevent cts from worsening?

Stop overusing: Carpal tunnel syndrome is partly an overuse syndrome. The tendons and muscles need to rest to reduce the swelling that leads to the entrapment of the nerve in the carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent typhus?

What is the best way to prevent typhus?

Lice, ticks & fleas: Avoid lice, ticks and fleas when traveling in endemic areas. I could also tell you to get vaccinated, but to my knowledge, the typhus vaccine is no longer available in the U.S. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent colitis?

What is the best way to prevent colitis?

Healthy diet: Eat igh fiber and low fat, non-processed food diet . Avoid raw meats and undercooked food. Avoid antibiotics unless indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent hiv?

What is the best way to prevent hiv?

Abstinence, but ...: We are humans- what is interesting is that this virus has taken advantage of what makes us quite human- as sexual beings! otherwise, minimize exposure to body fluids (i.e. Use condoms), and get tested every 3 months if you are sexually active with more than one partner. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent migraine?

What is the best way to prevent migraine?

Talk w/ your doctor: Whether or not you take preventive medications, lifestyle changes can help reduce number & severity of migraines. Avoid triggers (foods, scents). Establish regular sleep & meals. Control stress. Exercise regularly but warm up slowly as sudden, intense exercise can cause headaches. Obesity may be a factor & regular exercise can help reduce weight. Reduce the effects of estrogen. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent sea sickness?

What is the best way to prevent sea sickness?

Many options: Staying on dry land is effective but not much fun. A scopolamine patch (transderm-scop), applied several hours before you start your trip, is effective. Wash your hands after applying. You may not be able to read while wearing it. For short trips, over-the-counter Meclizine works well. Some people swear by candied ginger or wrist bands. If you feel sick, get fresh air and look at the horizon. ...Read more

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