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1. A point; a more or less sharp extremity.
2. A separate, but attached, piece of the same or another structure, forming the extremity of a part.
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1. A point; a more or less sharp extremity.
2. A separate, but attached, piece of the same or another structure, forming the extremity of a part.
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1. Point, more or less sharp.
2. Pointed third of the working end of an explorer, probe, or sickle scaler.
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Patient discussion about tip

Q. Any tips for coping with fibromyalgia?

A. I agree with the fact getting a better understanding helps but for me coping is finding support, someone you can talk to that is understanding. Accepting the fact you have limits...you can't do all the things you use to in the same way. REST...nap durning the day if possible so many people say this interfers with your sleep at night BUT for 2 years I wouldn't lie down and rest b/c I slept so poorly at night latey I have found resting if even 30 minutes helps me make it through my day. My medications help so talk to your doctor and I also if I can't nap durning the day sit and read to give my body a break b/c somedays it is so hard to move! 20 minute walks, warm baths, and herbal tea to help me relax and try to get as much sleep as possible at night. Hope this helps and Good Luck!

Q. Could any of you give me some tips? hi……..after my breast cancer surgery, I was given Arimidex, which I used for 5 months and I found my bones getting weak. I was not able to stand and it was a shock that I am diagnosed with osteoporosis now…. Still I am not out from the pain of cancer and now this…..what’s happening to me ….Could any of you give me some tips?

A. "A lack of estrogen in post-menopausal women prevents the absorption and utilization of calcium and is the single most important factor in the development of osteoporosis in older women."
"Let's Live" magazine (February 1989), Dr. David Steenblock

and because Arimidex lowering the estrogen level even more- it has even bigger effect. so you developed osteoporosis.

Q. Are there any tips for my son with ADHD. My 8 years old son is with ADHD and it is hectic to make him study or carry out the assignments. At times I used to feel why should he study? He finds it difficult to study. He always takes shelter under nonstop excuses almost typed in his mind and I have tried to convince him with chocolates and pizzas but that cannot be the permanent solution to his problem. Are there any tips for my son with ADHD.

A. you could try special services that provide individualized education programs in public schools. it is given free of charge (if he is found eligible...). here is a link talking about those program: http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learning/iep.html

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This could tip the balance of the network of schools which all work well together."
"Given the current economic climate and the tight margins in the industry, these claims could tip the balance for many restaurants between profitability and bankruptcy," he said.
Arsenal, Manchester United and quite a few others are on his trail, but a charm offensive by the Reds, and the youthfulness of the squad, could tip the balance in their favour.
This study suggests that in newly diagnosed diabetes patients, immune intervention using hOKT3[gamma]l (Ala-Ala) might "tip the balance" away from islet-cell destruction because the treatment lasted only 2 weeks yet had effects that persisted for a year in many patients, he says.
And judging by the big smiles at the end of the one-hour signing session, they may have done just enough to tip the balance in their side's favour.
As farmers face up to another tough year, further tax burdens will tip the balance for many forced to weigh up whether to stay in the industry, warned NFU president Mr Ben Gill.
I have always loved politics--the clatter of candidacies, the way a few votes can tip the balance of ideological power in any legislature, the wheeling and dealing to get concessions.
Another loss tomorrow would be particularly damaging for both and though Monaghan's form was more encouraging last weekend, question marks over Conor McManus' (left) fitness, coupled with home advantage, may tip the balance. Still, at 15/2, a draw looks appealing.
But he knows I mean it in the nicest possible sense, because we know if he's playing well he'll prove a real handful and could tip the balance in Wigan's favour.
LOCAL knowledge can often tip the balance in a competition, and its importance was demonstrated in the Scottish OpenWinter Shore Championship, when Buckhaven's Derrick Gray took the title.