Patient discussion about reducible
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Q. how can i reduce my blood pressure?
|A||The main steps in lowering high blood pressure is to take some very important changes in lifestyle- consuming much less salt in food, losing weight and exercising regulary. If this doesn't help (and usually it doesn't help mainly when people don't try hard enought and make an effort), medications can be added to control the blood pressure.|
Q. top tratments to reduce arthritis pain
|A||here is an "arthritis pain center" could help you alot! it sure helped me:|
Q. I am trying my best to reduce my habit towards drugs.
I am trying my best to reduce my habit towards drugs. I got many advices to stay away from hard drugs. What's the difference between 'hard' and 'soft' drugs?
|A2||I appreciate your effort to over come your habit. Let me come to the point. There's no difference. These are just old slang phrases from years back which were used to make a distinction between drugs that were seen to be very dangerous - like heroin - and those then seen as less dangerous - like cannabis. Such distinctions are pretty meaningless. Don't believe me? Well, think of alcohol. Alcohol is a drug that contributes towards the illness, injury or death of many tens of thousands of people each year in the UK. It's involved in most cases of domestic violence; it's a major cause of accidents at work; it's responsible for much of the violence on our streets - and senseless injury and death on our roads.|
|A3||Agree with mrfoot! If you have made your decision to stay away from drugs, keep going on it! you're on the right track, friend!|
The evil part of drugs is that it ruins your body cells, and makes them addicted to drugs (because of its temporary-fake-sensation). The only thing you should do to stop it is by staying FAR FAR AWAY from drugs, and not only from drugs, but also from the drugs community. because even the strongest man can fail because of peer-pressure.
Q. What can be done to reduce the effects of a hangover?
Dear friends, I often face a hangover which is out of my control. What can be done to reduce the effects of a hangover? I heard that drinking water before going to bed will help.
|A1||I once wrote an article about hang-over therapy, maybe you can read it here :|
The safest and most natural way to get over it is just wait until the symptoms fade away. But if you feel a heavy headache, some papers will recommend you to take aspirins (this will reduce the pain), and if you feel discomfort in your stomach, it is most likely because alcohol is irritative for your stomach surface, so grabbing some food will help.
|A2||You said you OFTEN hangover. First step to reduce its effect is to stop drinking else try drinking slowly, sipping rather than gulping, diluting drinks, avoiding shots, alternating alcoholic with non-alcoholic beverages, eating a substantial meal before drinking.|
Q. can't I simply reduce my alcohol use without stopping altogether?
I realized that I am the cause of ‘no-peace’ at home. I have trouble with drinking; can't I simply reduce my alcohol use without stopping altogether?
|A1||HELLO,alot of people have asked the same question,about trying to stop using alcohol and it doesnt WORK. WHAT works is to look for help from other alcoholics(AA)(alcoholics anonymous)It seem that you know that you have a problem.that is a big help,you are not in denial about it.I dont know where you are-but you can get info on the net about where you can find meatings-you also can go to meetings online at (IN THE ROOMS.COM)(ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS CHAT.COM)--HERE are a few suggestions about staying sobor---AVOID PEOPLE PLACES AND THINGS,THAT YOU DRANK WITH OR AT---DONT DRINK AND THEN GO TO A MEETING--CALL a friend and tell them YOU NEED HELP,NOT TO DRINK TODAY.---AND REMEMBER ALCOHOLISM IS A FAMILY DISEASE--HELPING YOURSELF IS ALSO HELPING YOUR FAMILY---peace---mrfoot56|
|A2||My wishes for your effort which is going to keep your family happy. Actually that depends. If you are diagnosed as an alcoholic, the answer is "no." Studies show that nearly all alcoholics who try to merely cut down on drinking are unable to do so indefinitely. Instead, cutting out alcohol (that is, abstaining) is nearly always necessary for successful recovery. However, if you are not alcoholic but have had alcohol-related problems, you may be able to limit the amount you drink.|
|A3||if you could- there wasn't any problem with the alcohol addiction. you see- the body "needs" it's amount of alcohol- it depended on it. if you reduce the amount, very fast you'll end up in the same situation again. so it's not effective.|
Q. Else what can be done to reduce the effects of a hang-over?
I heard that eating a substantial meal before drinking will help to overcome hang-over? Else what can be done to reduce the effects of a hang-over?
|A||Dear Aching Head, the effect you have mentioned is one among the ways to keep at bay. One of the most important ways to prevent these symptoms is to do some pre-party planning. The chances of experiencing a hangover significantly increase with five or more drinks, especially when consumed in a short period of time. Research supports the theory that the major cause of a hangover is simply drinking too much. Drinking a large quantity of alcohol quickly, as is usually the case in drinking games, tends to increase the incidence of hangovers — not to mention other negative effects, such as alcohol poisoning. So, pacing yourself and limiting yourself to one drink an hour are ways to keep headaches and upset stomachs at bay. Remember, one drink is equivalent to a 12-ounce can of beer, 5 ounces of wine, or a standard mixed drink made with 1 to 1.5 ounces of liquor. The food doesn't actually absorb the alcohol, like many believe. Instead, it may help you to stay energized and help the remaining|
Q. Is there any other mind control system to reduce on her pain?
My wife has is living with fibromyalgia for nearly 7 years. She has frequent pain, very severe with some other symptoms like heavy tiredness. Life is very difficult for her. She has at times experienced minor and very temporary reduction of pain due to enhanced rest and massage. If rest can help reduce her pain, is there any other mind control system to reduce on her pain?
|A1||Yes, I went to yoga sessions once for my pain. I do yoga very regularly and have adequate sleep now. Massage therapy is a very good treatment to get relief from pain. Also make sure to bath in hot water which will expand the muscles and relieve the pain. You can try all these along with meds being prescribed by your doctor. All the best!|
|A2||Alot of suffers use yoga as a source to releive pain. It is considered "mind and body' disipline. |
I know you are interested in mind control systems but i would like to say relaxing in a warm bath( hot makes me feel worse), taking short naps when I need to, and meditating helps me. I have chronic fatigue(usual symptom) and sometimes find it hard to put one foot in front of the other. Sometimes short walks can give me a small energy build up too
best to you both,
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