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With parasomnia what are my treatment options?

With parasomnia what are my treatment options?

Usually no treatment: Most parasomnias are benign and require no particular treatment unless they become a danger to you or to other members of the household. For sleep walkers secure windows and doors, recommend sleeping on ground floors. If medications are needed, your sleep specialist will evaluate you and recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Parasomnia (Definition)

of sleep disorders, too numerous to describe here. Wikipedia actually has a fair description of each: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parasomnia If you think you have one of these, consult with your MD first and ...Read more


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With depression what are my treatment options?

With depression what are my treatment options?

Your Options: There are many treatment option available which can be confusing. I would check out curecrowd.Com which crowd sources a multitude of type of treatment option available and is a great starting point. Here is the link http://curecrowd.Com/ailments/depression. ...Read more

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With cancer what are my treatment options?

With cancer what are my treatment options?

Depends: It depends on the type of cancer, the organ affected, the stage of disease etc. It is important to seek care as early as possible so that it may be treated before it spread to other parts of the body. ...Read more

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With chickenpox what are my treatment options?

With chickenpox what are my treatment options?

Depends: Most chickenpox will self heal over a week or so in kids.There are antiviral medications that can suppress the intensity of the illness if taken early in the illness, but these are not recommended for most natural cases in kids. Adults should receive treatment because of the amplified intensity and complications involved. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for pcos?

What are my treatment options for pcos?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/treatment/con-20028841

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What are the treatment options for someone with hyperlipidemia?

What are the treatment options for someone with hyperlipidemia?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol-medications/art-20050958

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What are my treatment options for gerd?

What are my treatment options for gerd?

Many: Dietary changes, medication, endoscopic (example - Stretta), or surgical (example - Nissen fundoplication, Linx) procedures. Depends on severity of symptoms, presence or absence of a hiatal hernia, size of hernia, and overall condition. Also depends on goals if therapy. See your primary care to get started. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are my treatment options with dysphagia ?

What are my treatment options with dysphagia ?

Boy that depends: The cause of the dysphasia drives the treatment options. So many conditions can cause dysphagia. Autoimmune disorders, barret's, collagen disorders, cancer. Your options are driven by the diagnosis. First step of course is to get an appropriate diagnosis & discuss your options with the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for hypothyriodism?

What are the treatment options for hypothyriodism?

It depends/Synthroid: Usually this is treated with synthroid (thyroxine), (thyroxine) but depending on the cause, it might need surgery as in goiter, or if due to something like an autoimmune cause like hashimoto's, it might need synthroid (thyroxine) and more intense monitoring to keep the TSH down. So one has to factor the cause into the treatment plan. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for severe urticaria/hives?

What are your treatment options for severe urticaria/hives?

See Allergist: There are a number of treatment options for severe, refractory hives. First line is high dose non-sedating antihistamines like Zyrtec followed by H2 blockers like Zantac (ranitidine). Montelukast can also be used as well as sedating antihistamines like hydroxyzine or doxepin. If these therapies fail there are more aggressive treatments like omalizumab, anti-inflammatories, and immunosuppressants. See Allergist ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for children with pandas?

What are the treatment options for children with pandas?

Yes w/ mixed results: The key factor in pandas treatment is to realize it is a post-infectious autoimmune d/o that attacks the brain. It is the immune response to strep (or other infectious agents) that activate the immune system and leads to symptoms. Pcn may prevent infection and immune activation; however, that may not be enough. In recurrence, look for carriers in the home or classroom. http://pandasnetwork.org. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for severe anxiety?

What are the treatment options for severe anxiety?

Here's a reference:: <a href="http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html</a> Anxiety is your brain's way of warning you that you can't handle something, real or imagined, internal or external. Anxiety alerts you AND keeps the threat partially out of awareness. Clever and adaptive. TX involves stabilizing the symp ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for fibromyalgia?

What are your treatment options for fibromyalgia?

Depends: ? of treatment options for fibromyalgia (FM). FM sufferers each developed FM differently. Cure follows rationally from mechanism of injury, including childbirth, femaleness, mechanical injury, hypermobile joints, functional scoliosis, repetitive stress, sleeplessness inciting depression; all begetting further musculoskeletal compromise, inveterate muscle spams & chronic widespread pain, called FM. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for achlasia?

What are my treatment options for achlasia?

Achalasia,: as you know, is a weakness of the peristaltic action of the esophagus propelling food into the stomach. Most cases can be treated satisfactorily with medications, usually calcium channel blockers , nitrates or vasodilators. Dilating the esophagus with an endoscope can also be done. The most difficult cases require surgery: myotomy which involves cutting the muscle. See a Gastroenterologist first. ...Read more

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What is panic disorder and what are the treatment options for it?

What is panic disorder and what are the treatment options for it?

DSM Definition: It's different than anxiety which is preceded by chronic stressors which build to reactions of moderate intensity that can last for days, weeks or months, panic attacks are acute events triggered by a sudden, out-of-the-blue cause: duration is short and symptoms are more intense. You can have both. It can be very severe and painful, but it is quite treatable w/ cbt and some think ssri's help. ...Read more

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With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

Many options: First, find out what's causing the cushing's syndrome. If it's due to overuse of steroids, cut down on the dose. If it's due to a tumor, surgery is the best treatment.Tumor in the pituitary can be removed by neurosurgeons, tumors in the adrenal, pancreas, lung can be removed by surgeons. Radiation therapy is used if surgery is not complete. Last but not least, medications can be used. ...Read more

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What are the surgical options for people with dystonia?

What are the surgical options for people with dystonia?

Stimulators: Previously, some types of dystonia were treated by cutting certain nerves or muscles. Now there are stimulators that can be implanted in the brain or sometimes the spine to reduce the spasms. You would need referral to a major neurosurgical center, with expertise in deep brain stimulation. ...Read more

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With ear swelling what are my treatment options?

With ear swelling what are my treatment options?

What is swollen?: Need more information to answer this question appropriately. Is the swelling in the ear canal or in the external ear. Are there other symptoms? Have you had trauma to the area, been bitten by anything, are you allergic to some topical preparation, is is accompanied by redness, tenderness, and so on? Try an ice pack and if this doesn't work see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for lupus?

What are the treatment options for lupus?

Steroids, antimalari: Localized lupus can be treated with topical medications. Systemic lupus may need oral steroids , antimalarials such as Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) or quinacrine. In resistant cases Methotrexate or rarely thalidomide. ...Read more