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Why Cant I Do Splits Anymore
Maybe: A LD is a neurologic condition that interferes with a person's ability to read, write, speak, spell, do math or reason in spite of normal intellect. This definition from learning disabilities association of america. That said, many people can't spell correctly, but aren't learning disabled. Many doctors can't spell but aren't ld. Many (profession) can't spell but aren't ld, etc, etc., . . ...Read more
Uncertain. How is: your sleep hygiene? Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, along w light reading or warm bath. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), ...Read more
No one could answer: this question, M, without a lot more information. Sorry you are having the problem. You really should see a counselor or a physician with whom you can discuss everything openly. Good luck to you! ...Read more
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Many causes: There are many causes of insomnia. You need to see a doctor for a routine exam and blood tests to make sure there is nothing going on like hyperthyroidism that could be the cause. Here are some things to try in the meantime: if you smoke do not smoke 3 hours before going to bed, don't drink any alcohol (it disrupts sleep cycle), no caffeine 12 hours before bed, no electronics 3 hours before bed. ...Read more
Informed consent: First there is a discussion of your health issue, and recommendation for treatment. Alternate treatments and questions from patient will be answered. Your support, family and friends will be involved. The process is more about the risk/benefit analysis, and making the best decision for your health. Its not about your level of information retention. Make sure your family is with you. ...Read more
Weight gain MAY: be a side effect of one or another med you are on. See your doc to determine that and do not change meds w/out seeing doc. Consider getting a nutritional panel lab test from Spectracell lab in Texas and/or seeing a nutritionist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What have you done: to help the situation? Please see your doc, a mental health professional, think about your lifestyle, exercise, diet, etc. It's hard work to turn things like this around but it certainly happens. Sorry to hear about how you feel but encourage you to reach out and get help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
See below: Contact a dental school, hospital residency program or see if you qualify for the dental component of Obamacare. There are also third party payments, such as CareCredit and Lending Tree that let you pay out dental work, if you qualify. There is also dental insurance or reduced fee schedule plans that give you a reduction on dental work if you choose to purchase them. ...Read more
Go see ur familydoc: Hematuria (blood in urine) whether painful or not needs to be evaluated. Stones & infections are common causes. Frequent urgent urination suggests bladder or kidney infection, which still requires evaluation. So go see your GP (since you're in UK). Simple urinalysis plus urine culture & sensitivity will help direct treatment. Should also evaluate for diabetes etc. ...Read more
Binging/purging: Even with professional help, it is a slow process of recovery. A trained professional can help you explore the dynamics behind the behaviors, instead of just treating the symptoms. ...Read more
Common: see your gyn, and use condoms until you are told the IUD is in the correct place ...Read more
This is tricky.: You could have just a normal appetite for a young person or you may have something more complex, like the satiety center of your brain may not be working. Gaining weight? Losing weight? Exercising too much? Depressed? Normal variant? Brain dysfunction? Pregnant? How to find out? See a doctor. Sometimes a seemingly simple question has an enormously complex answer. Make an appointment ASAP. ...Read more
No: Broken teeth do not self-repair. If adult tooth I'd lost there is no underlying replacement. Please see a Dentist immediately. The longer you delay the more extensive the damage, the more costly the repairs. ...Read more
There are a couple of options open to you.
If you like your doctor you can talk to the manager and see if it is possible to call before your appointment to see if there is a wait and what time you should arrive so that you do not have to wait a long time.
You can also discuss this frustration with your physician and see if they are addressing this experience for their patients. ...Read more
Seated Groin Stretch: The safest stretch for your groin is the seated groin stretch. This allows you to gradually gain flexibility before attempting an extreme stretching motion such as the splits. If you attempt to do the splits and are not flexible enough you can injure the groin musculature. ...Read more
Bathroom: Colitis is an irritation of the colon, and when this occurs, sometimes people notice this kind of urgency. Colitis can be caused by both viral or bacterial infections, or by other inflammatory conditions like celiac disease, crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Consider taking probiotics (lactobacillus acidophilus) ...Read more
Consider working w: A nutritionist ; /or trainer. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Many causes: Hi. Neuropathy is damage to nerve function by metabolic factors, toxins, injuries, etc. Specific types of nerve fibers can be afflicted. In my field, diabetes is a very common cause of neuropathy. Some chemotherapy drugs cause neuropathy. Nutritional deficiencies can cause neuropathy (vitamin B12 deficiency is a classic). ...Read more
Headaches can: be traatedw/biofeedback and also clinical hypnosis. Have you utilized either of these? See your doc first to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. See www.relaxationrespnose.org for a related tool. There are sinus, muscular vascular, and other types of headaches. Not just one thing. ...Read more
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