Patient discussion about keep
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Q. I was wondering is there any method to keep her in control?
My 11 year old daughter is very impulsive. She will not let others speak. She talks to everyone irrespective of whether she knows them or not. Sometimes I have also noted that she blabbers something without her knowledge. I can understand that she is having ADHD but how do others know that she suffers from ADHD? Though I am guiding her positively, it is hard for her to remember these instructions. She is very impulsive that she acts immediately. She lacks good sleep as may be needed for the kids of her age. I was wondering is there any method to keep her in control?
|A1||parenting ADHD children can be a stressful job. but with the proper treatment, be that medication or behavioral, she would calm down a bit and even sleep better from my experience. i strongly recommend trying alternative treatments like acupuncture and biofeedback in order to reduce symptoms and not completly rely on medication. nothing wrong with medication- but nothing's wrong about lowering their amount also...:)|
|A2||You have to train her with good social skills. Some simple diet change may help for her. Give her high protein diet like meat, eggs, and beans. This can help her in good memory and can help on the increased effectiveness of the medicines. Give her oranges and apples as they will help her in having good night`s sleep. Reduce on her carbohydrates intake like white rice, skinless potatoes and sugar. |
Q. When someone says he'd like to keep his fitness , what does he mean? how does one keep his fitness?
|A||Training, that’s the key. Regular, varied and planned exercise program is usually essential to keep one’s fitness. In addition, appropriate nutrition and avoiding hazardous lifestyle habits (e.g. smoking, drugs etc.) also help.|
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Q. what about drinking vinger apple to keep fit?
|A||90% of the alternative medicine people use are not tested clinically. it doesn't mean they don't work, just that that no one tested them to see if they are truly useful and what is the active ingredient in them. in a site i found they gave a big list of what can apple vinegar can help you for. from acne to cholesterol, diabetes and Menstrual problems. too much if you ask me. if there were 3-5 things on the list it was reasonable. but almost 20? so you might as well take it cause it wouldn't hurt you. but i'm not sure about the usefulness. try it and let me know :)|
Q. what are Amino Acids and what are their for? how do i need to do to keep it "going "?
|A1||Amino acids are the basic structural building units of proteins. They form short polymer chains called peptides or longer chains called either polypeptides or proteins. The process of such formation from an mRNA template is known as translation, which is part of protein biosynthesis. Twenty amino acids are encoded by the standard genetic code and are called proteinogenic or standard amino acids. Other amino acids contained in proteins are usually formed by post-translational modification, which is modification after translation in protein synthesis. These modifications are often essential for the function or regulation of a protein; for example, the carboxylation of glutamate allows for better binding of calcium cations, and the hydroxylation of proline is critical for maintaining connective tissues and responding to oxygen starvation. For full article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amino_acid Hope this helps.|
|A2||someone probably told you you should put amino acids on your diet huh? every building is built from bricks. it's what kind of bricks and how you put them that matters. amino acids are the "bricks" of all proteins. there are 24 amino acids that our body uses to build proteins (which is an important part of our body), and we get most of them from foods that contain proteins. meat, dairy, beans, bread ect. |
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Q. How do I explain why I keep going off my meds? Am I the only one that has this problem?
|A1||No problem it is actually a really good book for both someone with bipolar as well as family members. For someone with bipolar it is a lot that you can relate to and for family it gives an inside look at what the illness is like from a first hand position. It helped me understand more of what my partner was going through and what this illness is like from her perspective. It covers a lot of things that I found my partner had a hard time talking about and expressing...|
|A2||Thanks for the book recommendation, Jenn!|
|A3||It is very common for people with bipolar disorder to cycle on and off of their drugs. Although not advisable. There are reasons ranging from denial (I dont think I have this illess), craving the high feelings and energy resulting from mania's to side effects from the medications. There is a good book you can read called An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison, It is written in her first person experience with bipolar disorder and she talks in length about her tendancies to come off her medications.|
Q. I keep on hearing about "gluten" and "casein". What are those?
When I was researching about autism in the net, I keep on hearing about "gluten" and "casein". What are those?
|A||These are protein fractions in wheat and milk. Research suggests they are not digested normally in most persons with autism but are incompletely broken down into absorbable molecules. Many people with autism show some improvement when these two dietary proteins are omitted.|
Q. What diet can help me in keeping me calm and controlled?
I become depressed very easily. Anything going wrong around me or when things don’t turn out as I want, it makes me angry and depressed as well. I remain in that depression for long time even when the effect of incident is over. I am doing meditation and it had helped me to be happy and calm but as something wrong happens then again it makes me angry and depressed. When I take good food, I feel like I can control my anger and depression. So I want to know as what diet can help me in keeping me calm and controlled?
|A1||I would try to stay away from anything high in sugar and high in fat.. I would try to eat things that have natural sugar like fruit and always eat in moderation..|
|A2||Apart from meditation you must have good night`s sleep and learn to relax when you are depressed and become angry. Well have milk, almonds and have spinach every day. They had helped me to control my anger to a good extent. Drink a lot of water as it’s really important to cool your body. |
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