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What Methods Are Effective When Dealing With Challenging Discrimination In The Workplace
AVVO.Com: This would be an excellent question to pose on avvo.Com. It will allow lawyers from your state to provide free legal feedback to your question. ...Read more
Single?: If your are divorced, there is very little discrimination by others, but workplace is different, since people know you have to juggle parenting with work.However, getting pregnant and being unmarried, leads to the question, why did you get pregnant with so many birth control options avaiable.Children born in this scenario tend to get less education and more social problems than those raised by two. ...Read more
Violence and Bullies: I feel that transgendered humans get some of the worse life journey than we can imagine. I take care of a few hundred. I see and hear that they are beaten frequently. They are bullied, gossiped about; given misinformation. Their medical care is often not paid for by insurance. They suffer from job discrimination. All of the worse thing you can imagine. But, those that survive are true heroes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone who has been hearing impaired since infancy improve speech and discrimination later in life?
Not deaf speech: If impaired and not totally deaf, the prognosis is better than when totally deaf. Regardless, however, a lot can be done to improve speech and sound discrimination. ...Read more
Do Pharmacies give patients prescription brand based on their insurance? Do patients have rights to reject if they feel prescription a discrimination?
1-Unlikely. 2-Yes.: A patient can ask for the brand of medication he desires, as long as it matches the prescription. One can just ask the pharmacist what brand he stocks and how long it takes to get a specially requested brand. This would be a custom, personalized service, so be sure to pay in advance the full cost of the pharmacist's ordering a single item, the cost of the drug, etc... One need not use insurance. ...Read more
What is the relationship between obesity and diabetes? Are some of these reports myths based upon discrimination?
They are related: The cdc has geographically mapped states with the highest levels of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease and there is a direct overlay correlation in all of these factors. Too many calories without sufficient exercise leads to elevated Insulin levels in attempt to drive sugar into the muscles where it can be metabolized. The cell receptors become resistant to Insulin and the blood sugar rises. ...Read more
Yes: Use an appropriate taper plan. To reduce withdrawal sxs from caffeine hydrate well with at least 8 – 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Eat healthy but small meals every several hours. Sleep at least 7 to 8 hours per night. Remain physically active. You can use otc pain relievers (that do not contain caffeine) for muscular aches & pain or headaches. ...Read more
Not exactly.: By itself microdermabrasion only removes the top surface of the skin. However, this makes your skin more porous so anti-aging preparations or laser treatments will be better absorbed. You can accomplish the same thing with a scrub or a gommage. Done regularly, any exfoliation method will teach your skin to "turn itself over" which will reduce the outward signs of aging. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seek help/food diary: It is well worth it to find a provider specializing in addiction and food to help you explore your eating issues. While you're searching for a provider, keep a food diary -- what happened before you started eating, how did you feel before and after you ate on the emotional level. The diary might help you to see patterns in your eating, which will be helpful in resolution of the problem. ...Read more
Meditation: Mindfulness or vipassana meditation are practices that anyone can learn. They require no special equipment. They are awareness practices and can fit with any religious background, even though they have their roots in buddhist tradition. They allow you to use different focuses of attention -- breath, body sensation, emotions, etc. There is also transcendental meditation, which uses mantras. ...Read more
Cry for help: Overdosing often does not work because the person does not really want to die. They are so unhappy they think overdosing is an answer and it is not. They often alert friends or family...Leave clues so they will be discovered. It is a cry for help and thank goodness it works most of the time. ...Read more
Psychotherapy: One of the best ways to treat anxiety without medication is psychotherapy. After finding a therapist, this clinician can help with 1) identifying the possible causes of the anxiety, which can have a calming effect in and of itself, and 2) developing new ways of dealing with the anxiety. With regard to the latter, developing a meditation or mindfulness practice is sometimes recommended. ...Read more