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What is the view about waking up at 3am in chinese medicine?

What is the view about waking up at 3am in chinese medicine?

Kidney chi deficienc: Could be related to multiple energetic imbalances, but if it is associated with other symptoms like tired during the day, feeling of cold, cold extremities, night sweats , ... It may be related to kidney chi deficiency. ...Read more

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What is the best time to sleep for a teen who wakes up at 4 in the morning?

What is the best time to sleep for a teen who wakes up at 4 in the morning?

Why 4am?: If your teen must arise at that hour for some reason, the bedtime revolves around stage of growth/development to get adequate rest. A 14yo(growth spirt) may need 10 hrs while a 16 yo may get by on 8.Any less is trouble. If the kid awakens at 4 & can't get back to desired sleep, you should discuss the issue with your dr.Falling asleep during routein daily activities is a sign of inadequate sleep. ...Read more

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Anxiety regarding going under the knife. Heart surgery sched. at the end of this month. What kind of mental therapy is avail. in a hospital?

Anxiety regarding going under the knife. Heart surgery sched. at the end of this month. What kind of mental therapy is avail. in a hospital?

Surgery anxiety: is certainly understandable. See a mental health professional prior to surgery to prepare. Systematic desensitization or clinical hypnosis can be very helpful. In the hospital you might consider speaking w/someone from the pastoral care department if you have a spiritual or faith-based aspect to your world view. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Waking up in the morning is the most difficult thing for me. Suggestions? I sleep 6 hours.

Waking up in the morning is the most difficult thing for me. Suggestions? I sleep 6 hours.

Adequate sleep: Try to get 8-10 hours of sleep during the night. Try going to bed at the same time every night and wake up at the same hour daily. ...Read more

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What medicine is best in treating gas in the chest which has stayed for two weeks?

What medicine is best in treating gas in the chest which has stayed for two weeks?

Dyspepsia : If you are decribing bloating and belching, you probably have a disorder of the stomach or the small intestines. This includes simple gastritis, ulcers or infections. You should see a gastroenterologist for this to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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What is the doctors opinion about a child crying and felling afraid from entering the school class for 3weeks in psychology?

What is the doctors opinion about a child crying and felling afraid from entering the school class for 3weeks in psychology?

Anxiety: While it is not "normal" to feel that way, it certainly does happen.It is a real fear that should not be belittled, punished, or the child should not be forced to go to the class with these fears.This child needs help.There is a reason whether it is real or imagined, it is real to the child. School counselors, parents, physicians must be involved at first.Then likely a physician and therapist. ...Read more

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Hi what is the test for particle size called on the lancet form? In relation to cholestrol , I need one for a research study I am part of at Wits, tx

Hi what is the test for particle size called on the lancet form? In relation to cholestrol , I need one for a research study I am part of at Wits, tx

Particle size: A special lipid panel will tell you how dense or fluffy the particles of your cholesterol are. Dense stick more to sides of blood vessels but large and fluffy ones do not. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm a med student from serbia, europe. Is it obligatory to nostrificate all the exams in case of starting a doc career in the usa?

I'm a med student from serbia, europe. Is it obligatory to nostrificate all the exams in case of starting a doc career in the usa?

Nostrificate: Asks if your exams can be equated with the U.S. Answer is no. Many states require citizenship so do your research. First step is the ecfmg to prove that you have adequate medical and english language knowledge. Then you have to pass a state board. You should obtain a resident visa. A student visa will only last a finite time.It is not easy, but possible. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for numbness in hands that wake you up at night time?

What is the diagnosis for numbness in hands that wake you up at night time?

Many possibilities.: It can be the position you sleep in that causes this. It can be a pinched nerve in the neck. It can be circulation problems. See a physician and find out! ...Read more

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I go to bed at 3-4am. Wake up at 12-1pm. Does this late schedule have a negative effect on health? What are the side effects of this lifestyle? I'm 26

I go to bed at 3-4am. Wake up at 12-1pm. Does this late schedule have a negative effect on health? What are the side effects of this lifestyle? I'm 26

Delayed sleep phase: Based upon your sleep schedule you appear to have a circadian rhythms disturbance known as delayed sleep phase disorder. This condition does not pose any negative health implications but simply indicates that your circadian rhythm or internal clock is set for a bedtime that is later in time, i.e., 3-4 am, and a wake time that is approximately 8 hours later. ...Read more

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If a person can't sleep at night, is very down, talks constantly about pain everywhere in the body(test show nothing wrong), what is wrong?

If a person can't sleep at night, is very down, talks constantly about pain everywhere in the body(test show nothing wrong), what is wrong?

Medically OK?: If you are medically sound i would recommend asking your doctor for a referral to a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist who does therapy in addition to medication. You sound depressed in that brief statement but won't venture a guess as to why or how to treat, but it should be evaluated before worsening. All the best! ...Read more

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What is the name of the doctor that prescribes Suboxone in Crestview florida ?

What is the name of the doctor that prescribes Suboxone in Crestview florida ?

Check Naabt.org: You may not know that the medicine with the name suboxone or subutex has been discontinued. Buprenorphene is what subutex was. Of course one drug contains naloxone and the other does not. This is the drug to replace methadone and was to be used short time only. It itself is an opiate. Having said that Naabt.org will lead you to a prescribing doctor. Try to get off of it.. ...Read more

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What is it like being an Emergency Trauma Physician? (I'm really interested in working in the med field, so what better place to ask than here?)

What is it like being an Emergency Trauma Physician? (I'm really interested in working in the med field, so what better place to ask than here?)

It is a lot: Of fun but a lot of stress . I worked in ER for 3 years alone with no back up decided the stress and responsibility was not my calling so went into primary care as patients kept coming in saying they did not like their doctor but wanted me even though it was not an ER issue . Still a lot of responsiblility and stress but different. ...Read more

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What is the reason of sleep problems?Going to sleep at 4am and waking up late.

What is the reason of sleep problems?Going to sleep at 4am and waking up late.

Various: Sleep cycles are sensitive to many different influences. These may be the food you eat, concern about something, weather, and sleep environment. Look to see the differences in your life before the problem began and at the time of the problem and you may see the cause. ...Read more

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My bp is steady in the morning at 145/95 in the afternoon and eve it is steady at 130/85 is this something to go to the dr about ?

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My bp is steady in the morning at 145/95 in the afternoon and eve it is steady at 130/85 is this something to go to the dr about ?

Here are some...: Good question. If feeling comfortable & being disciplined, you may push yourself to get on practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession as described the listed articles in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter.html, and self monitor for a while; if not, seek evaluation & counseling for a long haul. Remember: There is no other better choice; non one can do for you, & nothing is free. ...Read more

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Wife woke up in the middle of the night saying g something is crawling in her ear and it is hurting..What do we do!..Please help?

Wife woke up in the middle of the night saying g something is crawling in her ear and it is hurting..What do we do!..Please help?

Put baby oil in ear: Be calm, put her lie on the flat area- pour slowly a little bit of baby oil, or olive oil, or vegetable oil into the affected ear. Oil will suffocate and kill the bug and it will come out. Follow the instruction below. http://www.wikihow.com/remove-a-bug-from-your-ear good luck!. ...Read more

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Is emergency medicine the only docs in medicine that work night shifts/weekends?

Is emergency medicine the only docs in medicine that work night shifts/weekends?

No: There are many doctors besides emergency medicine specialists that work night shifts and weekends. For example, many family medicine practices are open and have coverage on weekends. There is also usually a specialist on call for certain circumstances. For instance, if a patient comes to the er with a broken bone, an orthopedic specialist will often come in and take care of that person. ...Read more

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