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Simply Sleep is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Simply Sleep is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy...

Pain Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Usually lasts a month or more, and could last years Can come and go many times or remain constant Can disturb sleep patterns, decrease appetite and cause depression Often has little or no effect on blood pressure, heart or breathing rates Chronic pain can outlive its usefulness; the message has been sent...

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Insomnia Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Insomnia Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options Insomnia Health Guide Disease Reference Care Notes Medication List Encyclopedia More Q & A What Is It? Insomnia is difficulty getting enough sleep or trouble sleeping without interruption. You may have difficulty falling asleep, may wake up too...

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Heart Failure Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

often is fatigue. As the condition worsens, shortness of breath and wheezing occur during exertion. Eventually, shortness of breath and wheezing occur when you are resting. As fluid accumulates in the lungs, people with heart failure may begin to sleep propped up with pillows. This makes breathing...

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Obesity Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

pregnancy. Drugs : Some drugs can cause obesity. These include steroid hormones and many drugs used to treat psychiatric conditions. Symptoms The primary warning sign of obesity is an above-average body weight. If you are obese, you may also experience: Trouble sleeping Sleep apnea. This is a condition in...

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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

above actions, you should: Quit smoking Reduce your high LDL (bad) cholesterol You may be able to cure your hypertension with lifestyle changes alone. Simply changing what you eat and drink can bring down systolic blood pressure by as much as 11 points, according to some estimates. Treatment Elevated...

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Fever Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

temperature rises rapidly. In infants and toddlers, febrile seizures typically cause generalized shaking and muscle rigidity. They usually last one to three minutes and are often followed by a long period of sleep. Specific symptoms associated with a fever often can provide clues to help identify the fever's...

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Hives (Urticaria) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

your doctor if hives persist for several days or if itching interferes with your ability to sleep or perform normal daily activities. Print this page Learn more about Hives (Urticaria) Associated drugs Urticaria Micromedex® Care Notes Urticaria External resources American Academy of Allergy, Asthma,...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

goes blank) Having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or not feeling rested after sleep Avoiding activities that could turn out badly (avoiding even small risks) Spending excessive effort preparing for events that could have a negative outcome Procrastinating or having trouble making decisions...

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Osteoarthritis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

centered in the joint. Typically, the pain is aggravated by using the joint and relieved by rest. However, as the disease worsens, the pain becomes more constant. Often, when the pain is significant during the night, it interferes with sleep. Diagnosis Your doctor may ask about osteoarthritis in your...

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

wooden blocks under the legs at the head of the bed. Or, use a solid foam wedge under the head portion of the mattress. Simply using extra pillows may not help. Avoid foods that cause the esophageal sphincter to relax during their digestion. These include: Coffee Chocolate Fatty foods Whole milk...

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