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My son aged 21 is smoking cannabis. One joint a day. He has brought it down to alternate day. Is that good or does smoking one or 2 cause the same damage. I am worried. Pls advise.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Vadodara
My son aged 21 is smoking cannabis. One joint a day. He has brought it down to alternate day. Is that good or does sm...
It causes damage. That is enough. Better stop it as soon as possible. Take treatment if you have to.
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Effects & Side-effects Of Homeopathic Treatment!

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Anand
Effects & Side-effects Of Homeopathic Treatment!
In an age where contemporary and conventional medicine seems to cure an ailment only to cause significant side effects, it is only to be expected that people wish to take a look at alternative medicine. One of the primary forms of alternative medicine happens to be homeopathy. That being said, people do have concerns as to whether homeopathy has any side effects, as well.

The truth of the matter is that homeopathic medicine does have side effects. It is only to be expected to see side effects when any medicine, at all, is consumed in an amount which is greater than what it is to be consumed in. The good part when it comes to homeopathic medicine is the fact that the side effects are not close to as bad as those of allopathic and other medicines.

The only signs of an overdose and its accompanying side effects in terms of homeopathy is likely to be that the person will show the effects of a high amount of energy. All this means is that the medicine has had its intended impact and has gone beyond that. Once the homeopathic medicine stops, all the symptoms are very likely to disappear without a permanent trace. Is this not better than conventional medicines whose side effects can lead to more medication being required in order to sort out the adverse side effects?

In a few of the many cases of treating patients by the way of homeopathic medicine, it is found that when the course of medicine is begun, the situation does get a bit worse prior to it getting better. This is known professionally by the term homeopathic aggravation and is nothing to worry about, by any measure.

Most forms of homeopathic medicine feature a very high level of dilution of the actual medicine, so the risks are minimal. That being said, there are a few medicines which can have side effects if they are consumed in larger than prescribed doses. Arnica, which is a popular medicine, is one. It can cause some stomach irritation. However, as long as it is consumed in the right quantity, there is no need to worry about this. Isn t that quite a relief?

The high degree of customization when it comes to homeopathic treatment is also good as what this does is that it reducing the risk of side effects. This is because, after all, a side effect is generally caused by the lack of suitability of an element in the medicine to the person who is under treatment. Because homeopathic treatment is customized, the scope of this is limited, which is quite a good thing!
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One of my friend took 15 tablets of 0.25 mg restyl and consumed quarter of alcohol. What would be the treatment. If he survives will there be any major issue like permanent damages or paralysis .if he dies does he die a painful death.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
One of my friend took 15 tablets of 0.25 mg restyl and consumed quarter of alcohol. What would be the treatment. If h...
He might survive most likely. He might have cognitive changes and more importantly he should be consulted with a psychiatrist to get evaluated for the behavior. Good luck.
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My friend on depression took 7 telmed 40 tablets which is for high blood pressure. What will happen? Is he going to loose his life? Or any precarious condition will be there?

Masters In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Gurgaon
My friend on depression took 7 telmed 40 tablets which is for high blood pressure. What will happen? Is he going to l...
No dont worry Seek hekp immediately And put it on therapy. He needs to be heard
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How Rehabilitation Psychology Can Help To Overcome Drug Abuse?

PHD Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
How Rehabilitation Psychology Can Help To Overcome Drug Abuse?
Drug abuse or addiction is not a sign of weakness or a character flaw, but it takes a lot more than willpower to overcome the problem. Abuse of illegal or certain prescribed drugs can trigger alterations in the brain alterations that may lead to strong cravings and an impulse to use that makes sobriety seem like an unachievable goal. However, there is good news no matter how hopeless the situation may seem, or how many times you have tried to break free and failed, with support and appropriate approach, the cure is possible. The most difficult choice for many to make when trying to overcome drug abuse is recognizing the problem and deciding on whether to make a change. It is natural to feel unsure about whether you are ready to start recovery. You might be concerned about how you are going to survive without OD ing on certain drugs. Well, Psychological Rehabilitation can help you overcome the crises.

Rehab Psychology to Break Free from Drug Abuse Committing to sobriety involves altering a few things

How you cope with stress

Who you allow in your life

How you utilize your leisure time

How you perceive yourself

Psychological rehabilitation takes into account the above points and uses the following techniques to overcome drug abuse include

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy a psychologist helps the patient recognize the factors that are triggering for her/his craving for drugs, and manage or avoid those triggers. CBT also helps the person steer away from destructive behaviours and thoughts.

Motivational Interviewing this involves a structured conversation between the psychologist and the patient. Through such conversations and motivational interviewing, the therapy aims to increase the patient s motivation to overpower drug abuse. For example the therapist will help them identify the difference between how they are living in present and how they want to live in the future.

Participation in Activities Psychological rehabilitation suggests that being immersed in a group activity can keep you distracted. Therefore, participate in an engaging task and see may witness the urge slowly fade away.

Behavioural treatment in Rehabilitation Psychology can be particularly effective when combined with conventional medical treatment it imitates the effects of specific drugs in a controlled way or reduces the high the person enjoys after doing drugs. Besides, you can always talk to a relative, a friend or a trusted family member to reach out for help and comfort.
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How harmful can cetrizine be? If a person took overdose approx 60-100 mg accidentally what cure should be attempt.

MBBS, DNB- Family Medicine, PGDMCH, DFID-DIABETES MANAGEMENT, Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS )
General Physician, Lucknow
How harmful can cetrizine be?
If a person took overdose approx 60-100 mg accidentally what cure should be attempt.
It is sedative in overdosing all mucous membranes will show dryness and other neurological symptoms will appear. Reach the nearest hospital.
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My grandfather is 70 years old he takes acitrom 1 mg once in 2 days for blood thinning but today by mistake he took 3 mg tablet what should we do? His liver is normal everything is normal and he has mild heart condition due to his age.

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
My grandfather is 70 years old he takes acitrom 1 mg once in 2 days for blood thinning but today by mistake he took 3...
If you’re at risk for a heart attack or stroke, blood thinners can be lifesaving medications. But they also come with a serious side effect, too: the risk of dangerous heavy bleeding. Because these meds work by interfering with your blood’s ability to coagulate (clump together), they can either prevent a clot from forming or keep an already-existing one from getting larger. The drawback: if you sustain even a minor injury — say, for example, you cut your finger slicing vegetables — you may have trouble stopping the blood flow.
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A friend of mine overdosed with mdma 7 years ago and suffered severe headaches for years after that. Now he is talking about trying mdma again (once for now). Even though he says he will be super careful about the dosage, I am concerned - is there a chance he has damaged his brain somehow and taking a new dosage would trigger something dangerous for his health?

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
A friend of mine overdosed with mdma 7 years ago and suffered severe headaches for years after that. Now he is talkin...
Migraine headaches are often described as pounding, throbbing pain. They can last from 4 hours to 3 days and usually happen one to four times a month. Along with the pain, people have other symptoms, such as sensitivity to light, noise, or smells; nausea or vomiting; loss of appetite; and upset stomach or belly pain. A viral infection may cause severe throat pain also, if its symptoms are persisting then seek an immediate consultation and stay healthy.
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What happens if a adult takes deriphyllin of 300 mg twice a day by mistake. And she has bronchitis.

MBBS, MD TUBERCULOSIS AND CHEST DISEASES, Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases, Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pulmonologist, Kolkata
there is no method to eliminate ingested deriphyllin but it should not cause any significant side effects
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