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Claud A., British ophthalmologist, 1869-1936. See: Worth amblyoscope.
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Vox populi The value of a thing. See Social worth.
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Q. My hubby is 34 and he has lost half of his total hair. Is Chinese Medicine worth to give a try? My hubby is 34 and he has lost half of his total hair. We have approached the doctor and he has prescribed him some medicines to check on the hair fall. Unfortunately, the medicines did not work for him and again the doctor has changed the medicines. This year he was put on four different medicines but with no results. Now I doubt frequent change of medicines also adds to the problem. He is totally frustrated with the system and wants to give try with Chinese Medicines. Is Chinese Medicine worth to give a try?

A. i tried several treatments...regular...alternative...anything. but i have to say that it may have slowed down the hair fall a bit- but didn't stop it. i came to the conclusion that you just can't beat genetics :)

Q. Is the dead sea really worth the flight all the way to Israel for psoriasis treatment? I've been hearing from lots of people about it lately. They say the mud and the salt there is a better treatment than anything else. Is that true?

A. The treatment in the dead sea is very very good and recommended for psoriatic patients, if other treatments don't help. It is not the mud and minerals that do the effect, it is mostly the phototherapy- meaning the high exposure to sun, that in your case is very helpful. It is also the stress relief of going on vacation for a few weeks that is known to cause improvement. I think it is worth the money - you are treating your body and soul at the same time.

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Creating a pecking order of the "special" and the "rest" is a crucial part of the construction of class in Britain and it is also a crucial part in the creation of worthlessness. It is this worthlessness that many spend their entire lives evading because it is so painful and a significant number find the solution to their pain in addiction.
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Symptoms of depression include feelings of hopelessness, sadness, worthlessness and anxiety; loss of interest in once-pleasurable activities; changes in appetite and sleep habits; restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and making decisions; difficulty concentrating; and thoughts of suicide.
Your husband feels a sense of worthlessness and you should encourage him out of this way of thinking.
A FINANCIAL adviser haunted by feelings of worthlessness jumped more than 60 feet to his death, an inquest heard.
"When a young girl watches her mother be beaten and kicked down the steps and stabbed and punched in the face, not only do you feel a sense of fear but you too feel a sense of worthlessness," she added.
These will check if the patient has, in the last month, been bothered by feelings of worthlessness, poor concentration or thoughts of death.
Suicide completers were more likely to have had weight or appetite loss, feelings of worthlessness, or insomnia.