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Excessive heat 100 degrees ca I refrigerate diabetic meds?

Question asked 1 day 3 hours ago 1 answer

Support groups: diabetic

endlessPred's answer: Insulin can and should be stored in the refrigerator door. Even the pen type should have spare pens kept in the refrigerator. When that hot all my insulin stays in the refrigerator. You can also use a small cooler when traveling in high heat, but ...

Family Alcohol Dependence need help?

Question asked 2 days 22 hours ago 3 answers

Support groups: alcohol dependence, alcohol, family, recovery, addiction, suicide

endlessPred's response: I lived with two alcoholic parents. They fought, punched and spent every penny on booze rather than shoes for us kids. I saved my mother from suicide many times. The earliest i recall was when I was 7 and took a butcher knife out of her hand as she ...

I was diagnosed with Cirrhosis of Liver in Dec 13 excess alcohol consumption. Can I take beer?

Question asked 2 days 3 hours ago 4 answers

Support groups: cirrhosis, alcohol, liver, diagnosis

endlessPred's answer: Cirrhosis of the liver basically means the liver is starting to die. It no longer worlds right. The liver tries to Regrowing new tissue. The liver gets larger and larger and more no more dies. Since your tests were getting back to normal the liver ...

Ive recently stopped taking Cymbalta 60mgs. Im now having anxiety. Should I start gabapentin?

Question asked 3 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: cymbalta, anxiety, gabapentin, generalized anxiety disorder

endlessPred's answer: Cymbalta has nothing to do with gabapentin. The first medication is for depression and and the other for nerve pain. Please contact your physician to better understand why you are taking these. You can find more about these by looking them up above ...

Can I use asthma care spray in my dogs mouth to reduce his wheezing ?

Question asked 3 days ago 3 answers

Support groups: asthma, cough, furosemide, prednisone, medicine, mouth, hospital, veterinarian

endlessPred's answer: Check with your local humane society who may have suggestions for you as well. They generally know the local possibilities.

Can magnesium be taken for extended periods of time?

Question asked 19 Jul 2014 2 answers

Support groups: constipation

endlessPred's answer: Magnesium can be wrong if you are on other medications. Before you take these talk with a doctor. And drink plenty of water. Eat balanced meals with fruits and vegetables at all meals.

What can I do to help my daughter who has just been diagnosed with placenta praevia?

Question asked 4 days ago 3 answers

Support groups: diagnosis

endlessPred's answer: Bed rest. Hugs. Laughter. Reassure her that you are there for her. Take her to appointments. Be sure the father is involved as much as possible, if he is around. Make her special meals from childhood. I spent 6 weeks on bedrest. It was very scary ...

Why avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking prednisone.?

Question asked 3 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: prednisone, alcohol

endlessPred's answer: The use of alcohol with prednisone usage has multiple reasons to avoid it. Depending upon what is the dose or nature of inflammation treated, prednisone by itself has numerous problems through out the body and mind that may cause damage or even ...

I'm a c-6 Quad. & I've been taking xanax 2mg tid an want to Quit what risks to just stopping?

Question asked 4 days ago 3 answers

Support groups: xanax, withdrawal

endlessPred's answer: This is a controlled substance for a reason. It is addictive. To stop taking it at your dose can seriously harm you and affect your heart and body. Tell the doctor and ask to be taken off. It will take real time of weeks and probably months. Be ...

Dr told me to increas calcium to 1500mg a day along with 2000iu Vitd this was a month ago ? l?

Question asked 10 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: calcium

endlessPred's comment: Very good. Anxiety can get the best of us. Wishing you well, Karen

High Blood Sugar?

Question asked 6 days ago 5 answers

Support groups: pre-diabetes, blood, thalassemia, smoking, anxiety, exhaustion

endlessPred's response: Thor. You have quite a few battles going on. You need to balance protein with carbohydrates, the white flour and muffins, and so forth. There is help out there. I don't know where you live, but any church can help find food for you. Clothes are ...

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