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What Is The Fastest Way To Loweer My Bp I Am Having Brain Surgery Soon
Many options: You need appropriate medications based upon your age and history. Your doctor who does a preop evaluation is the best one to decide. It is possible to improve your blood pressure with medications quickly. Also if blood pressure is high around the surgery, there are intravenous medications that can be administered to control it well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a natural way I can get my periods back after 6 years? I am really scared to go to the doctor.
No need to fear..: You did not say why your periods stopped. At your agree it I'd very likely the lack of glow can be reversed. Most doctors went into their profession because they like and want to help people just like you. I'm sure a good doctor would be patient, gentle and understanding. Try to overcome your fear. I think you will be glad you did! Good luck! ...Read more
My weight is 66kg now. I want to reduce it to 60 kgs over a period of one year from now. Can I do that even my BMI is average? What is the best method
Slow and consistent : Losing 6 kg(~13 lb) over a one year period of time is reasonable. That is only a decrease of about 3500 calories a month or a little over a 100 calories a day. Start by reducing or eliminating any high calorie drinks such as soda, juice or alcohol. Start a consistent walking program, minimize fast food, concentrate on whole foods: lean meat, veggies and fruit. Have a cheat meal every now and then. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat fewer calories: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must NOT eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more
Good evening, when I went to the doctor today he said my blood pressure is ways abnormally high for someone my age(I am 20). Today it was 149/98. I am the correct weight for my age and im otherwise perfectly healthy as far as I know. What could be causing
Requires a workup: Your primary doc will likely do some basic testing to rule out some treatable and more worrisome triggers to elevated blood pressure. Once these have been excluded, you may fall into one of the largest diagnostic groups is called essential hypertension, which is fancy lingo for "we don't know" ...Read more
I have a question about wellbutrin.. I am wondering what type of wellubutrin is safest for your body. Is the immediate release, sr, or the XL release safest? My doctor wants to perscribe me the med but i want to do what is safest for my body. I am also wo
Wellbutrin (bupropion): I start patients on the slow release as the dose is titrated upward. Once at the final dose- i change to the extended release form. The immediate release form is not the safest (regarding potential side effects). The brain does not like feeling like a ping pong ball - thus the longest release form makes it the happiest. It is also easier to remember to take once a day medication. ...Read more
I am 48 year old female with bolus lung disease .The bolus is huge, and I am seeing a surgent this week what can I expect if I have surgery? What is the survival rate ?Or is my best option to just live healthy with exercise and diet
If i remove my thyroid what will the risk in future for me becuse my age is 23 and I am very tired by this condition?
Overactive thyroid: Treatment for your overactive thyroid gland involves surgical removal. Most people require lifelong thyroid replacement therapy but this is completely safe and well tolerated. As long as you monitor periodically with your doctor you will be just fine. Take care! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having a 39.6 high fever and my because of my tonsil what is the best way to do?And i keep on vomiting
See your doctor: Vomiting can cause dehydration. You'll need meds to stop the vomiting so you don't get dehydrated, and you may need IV fluids if you are already dehydrated. If you have tonsillitis and you are on antibiotics, they won't work if you throw them up, and if you're not on antibiotics you may need them. In any case, you need to see a doctor. Try to drink lots of fluids in the meantime. ...Read more
I have a beach trip this weekend, and i'm wondering if there is a way to stop my period from starting? By the way I am using the nuvaring
New ring w/o break: Once the three weeks of your current ring is up you can remove it and immediately replace it with a new ring for the next three weeks. Usually this will delay your period for three weeks until the next break, but it is possible you may have a little breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more
My Triglycerides is a 193 which is borderline high, I also inject a meth, how close am i really to having a heart disease, i know i need to quit ?
Go to rehab NOW.: You are at risk of more than just a cardiac problem. You could be poisoned, you could overdose, inject a foreign material, get bacteria in your blood that then causes you to become critically ill, you could develop infection inside your heart and on the valves, causing you to need heart surgery, you could have a stroke or just drop dead. Meth is the dirtiest drug there is. Check in at an ER today ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Timed intercourse: Assuming your cycles are normal and regular, start with timed intercourse. This means having intercourse about two weeks after the start of menstrual bleeding. Or you can use an ovulation predictor kit (have intercourse around the time you ovulate). At your age, if you are not pregnant in 6 months of appropriately timed intercourse, have medical evaluation of yourself and your husband. ...Read more
Call your doctor: Your doctor can call in a prescription to the pharmacy where you are staying. ...Read more
My tsh level is 43. I wanted to know how critical that is? I am still waiting to see the endocrinologist but my symptoms seemed to be getting worse ev
See pcp: you need the free hormones too to determine severity of hypothyroidism but in this case, you can see your primary care physician while waiting to see the endocrinologist to get treated if needed. the main thing for the endocrinologist is to find the cause for your hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to keep a healthy eyesight? Right now I am wearing spectacles but I do not want my degree to increase any further. Tq
regular eye exams: Eye doctors define eye health in terms of best corrected vision. The power of the eye glasses has little to do with that. Most need for glasses progresses, at a continuously slower rate, through the mid twenties and there is not way you can stop that. But as long as the best correction is 20/20 then you have maintained healthy eyes. ...Read more
Now my chest hurts am I am really scared =[ what is going to happen to me. Is this common after smoking for the first time?
Please don't smoke: This is nature's way of telling you it's no good. ...Read more
My eyes getting strained . What's the cause & treatment for it. I am a patient of diabetes too.Plz suggest me what to do.
How to prevent other sciatica attack ( I mean what is best to do,when I get through this one)any tips?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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