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re·lieve

(rē-lēv'),
To free wholly or partly from pain or discomfort, either physical or mental.
[through O. Fr. fr. L. re-levo, to lift up, lighten]

relieve

(rĭ-lēv′)
v.
1. To lessen or alleviate something, such as pain or a symptom.
2. To free from pain, anxiety, or distress.

re·liev′a·ble adj.
re·liev′er n.

re·lieve

(rĕ-lēv')
To free wholly or partly from pain or discomfort, either physical or mental.
[through O. Fr. fr. L. re-levo, to lift up, lighten]

re·lieve

(rĕ-lēv')
To free wholly or partly from pain or discomfort, either physical or mental.
[through O. Fr. fr. L. re-levo, to lift up, lighten]

Patient discussion about relieve

Q. how can you naturally relieve a minor asthma attack in a baby don't have albutoral on our trip what can we do

A. P.S---there are NO natural meds for and asthma attack after it has started,one of the things that i find is that natural meds work to pre-vent disease,IF you take it right,for long period of time.--the active ingredients in natural meds are in very small amounts,therefore you have to take alot of fruit,veg,ect---coffee can stop an asthma attack--but you cant drink coffee in that large amount,and then you will be hyperactive--and your heart rate will go up--headach can acure.mrfoot56

Q. What is a natural way to relieve my stress and depression without drugs? I am diagnosed with depression and taking Anti depressant drugs. What is a natural way to relieve my stress and depression without drugs? It makes me sick to my stomach.

A. Any kind of physical activity will help with stress and depression. It doesn't matter what kind of exercise or physical activity it is either. Try to find the one you enjoy doing and stick with it. Another good way is YOGA. It is more effective for people with depression.

Q. Does anyone know how to relieve chronic back pain due to inflammation and arthritis? I have tried OTC arthritis pain meds they don't offer much relief for me. I have had surgery for herniated disc. My doctor says that there is a lot of inflammation and arthritis in my back. You can't get Vioxx anymore. Is there an alternative?

A. there also is a drug called diclofenac(cataflam) ask your DR.

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SABA relievers do not address the underlying inflammation in asthma, and patients with mild disease who rely on SABA alone are at greater risk of asthma attacks than those taking an anti-inflammatory therapy.
Asthma UK said it is dangerous to use a long-acting reliever inhaler alone without a second inhaler to treat the underlying inflammation.
Worcester took a 4-3 lead in the sixth on a broken-bat single by Brendan O'Reilly off reliever Matt Ferraiolo.
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The first thing to do is to take the reliever inhaler straight away and ask your son to try to breathe deeply and steadily.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Takashi Saito threw a perfect sixth in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Arizona Diamondbacks also made a move to improve their bullpen by getting sidearm reliever Brad Ziegler from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor league first baseman Brandon Allen and reliever Jordan Norberto.
"The use of combined 'preventer' and 'reliever' medicines as rescue therapy appears to be superior to 'reliever' inhalers alone and offers a new 'step-down' approach to the management of mild, well-controlled asthma in children and young people who find it difficult to adhere to long-term daily treatment with inhaled steroids," said Dr Samantha Walker, executive director of research and policy at Asthma UK.
Other players to reach midpoint deals include Red Sox reliever Ramon Ramirez (asked $1.25 million, offered $1.06 million, settled at $1.155 million) and Houston Astros reliever Tim Byrdak (asked $1.9 million, offered $1.3 million, settled at $1.6 million contract).
All Medicaid pharmacy claims from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003 were screened using a Microsoft SQL query for either COX-2 inhibitor, NSAID, or for other pain reliever claims as defined by the generic code number (GCN; First Databank, San Bruno, CA) identifiers.
(2) The only retro Cy Young to be awarded to a reliever in this survey was Jim Konstanty, on the strength of his NL MVP season for the pennant-winning Phillies "Whiz Kids" of 1950.