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Medical marijuana

(Just Now) Medical marijuana — also called medical cannabis — is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to relieve serious and chronic symptoms. Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds, but two are of interest for medical purposes: THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).

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Choosing blood pressure medications

(9 days ago) Examples of beta blockers include metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL), nadolol (Corgard) and atenolol (Tenormin). Renin inhibitors. Renin is a substance produced by your kidneys that triggers a series of steps that increases blood pressure. Aliskiren (Tekturna) slows the production of renin, which reduces its ability to begin this process.

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Allergy medications: Know your options

(8 days ago) A leukotriene inhibitor is a prescription medication that blocks symptom-causing chemicals called leukotrienes. This oral medication relieves allergy signs and symptoms including nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing. Only one type of this drug, montelukast (Singulair), is approved for treating hay fever.

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Osteopathic medicine: What kind of doctor is a D.O

(9 days ago) A doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) is a fully trained and licensed doctor who has attended and graduated from a U.S. osteopathic medical school. A doctor of medicine (M.D.) has attended and graduated from a conventional medical school. The major difference between osteopathic and allopathic doctors is that some osteopathic doctors provide

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Hypothyroidism

(4 days ago) Alternative medicine. Although most doctors recommend synthetic thyroxine, natural extracts containing thyroid hormone derived from the thyroid glands of pigs are available. These products contain both thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Synthetic thyroid medications contain thyroxine only, and the triiodothyronine your body needs is derived from

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Peripheral neuropathy

(1 days ago) Alternative medicine. Some people with peripheral neuropathy try complementary treatments for relief. Although researchers haven't studied these techniques as thoroughly as they have most medications, the following therapies have shown some promise: Acupuncture.

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Drug allergy

(8 days ago) The most common signs and symptoms of drug allergy are hives, rash or fever. A drug allergy may cause serious reactions, including a life-threatening condition that affects multiple body systems (anaphylaxis). A drug allergy is not the same as a drug side effect, a known possible reaction listed on a drug label.

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Hospital Internal Medicine

(4 days ago) The clinic's Division of Hospital Internal Medicine is one of the largest groups of hospitalists in the United States, with about 200 doctors and advance practice providers. They work closely with nurses, social workers, physical therapists and other members of your care team to provide thoughtful, safe, collaborative and effective medical care.

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General Internal Medicine

(3 days ago) Mayo Clinic's Division of General Internal Medicine is one of the largest academic general internal medicine divisions in the world. It has locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. You might also access the clinic's wide range of services for comprehensive health and well-being, including the Executive Health Program, integrative medicine

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Nuclear Medicine Therapy

(2 days ago) Nuclear medicine therapy is a cancer treatment that uses radioactive drugs that bind to cancer cells and destroy them. This therapy is an option for some people with neuroendocrine tumors, prostate cancer, meningiomas, thyroid cancer and lymphoma. It has proved to be successful in easing symptoms, improving quality of life and extending life.

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Integrative Medicine and Health

(6 days ago) It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine and embraced by many people, including medical professionals, as a safe and effective treatment for many conditions. You are treated by a doctor trained in acupuncture or a licensed acupuncture practitioner supervised by a doctor. Mayo Clinic acupuncture specialists perform more than 1,100

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Occupational Medicine

(Just Now) Occupational Medicine. Mayo Clinic Occupational Medicine focuses on the effect of work on health and of health on work in an effort to prevent illness, injury or permanent impairment by helping each working individual be a safe, healthy and productive member of the workforce.

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Asthma medications: Know your options

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Sore throat

(1 days ago) Alternative medicine. Although several alternative treatments are commonly used to soothe a sore throat, evidence is limited about what works. If you or your child needs an antibiotic for a bacterial infection, don't rely on alternative treatments alone.

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Pulmonary Medicine

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Indigestion

(1 days ago) Alternative medicine. Alternative and complementary treatments have been used for many years to ease indigestion, although their effectiveness varies among different individuals. These treatments include: Herbal therapies, including plain peppermint, or a combination of peppermint and caraway oils and the Japanese herbal formula Rikkunshito.

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Gastroparesis

(3 days ago) Alternative medicine. Some complementary and alternative therapies have been used to treat gastroparesis, including acupuncture. Acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. During electroacupuncture, a small electrical current is passed through the needles.

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Contributions to Medicine Mayo Clinic History & Heritage

(8 days ago) 1880s-Present: Values-based teamwork focused on the patient. Mayo Clinic’s most significant contribution to medicine is not a device or a drug. It’s the collaborative way we work together to serve patients and advance medical science, as seen in this photo, circa 1913. Read More ».

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Nail fungus

(1 days ago) Try over-the-counter antifungal nail creams and ointments. Several products are available. If you notice white markings on the surfaces of the nails, file them off, soak your nails in water, dry them, and apply the medicated cream or lotion. Trim and thin the nails. This helps reduce pain by reducing pressure on the nails.

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Alzheimer's: Drugs help manage symptoms

(8 days ago) Alzheimer's drugs might be one strategy to help you temporarily manage memory loss, thinking and reasoning problems, and day-to-day function. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's drugs don't work for everyone, and they can't cure the disease or stop its progression. Over time, their effects wear off. Research into more-effective Alzheimer's drugs is ongoing.

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Yeast infection (vaginal)

(5 days ago) Alternative medicine. No alternative medicine therapies have been proved to treat vaginal yeast infections. Some complementary and alternative therapies may provide some relief when combined with your doctor's care. Talk to your doctor about what alternative treatments for vaginal yeast infection may be safe for you. Preparing for your appointment

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General Internal Medicine

(3 days ago) Research. Mayo Clinic Division of General Internal Medicine researchers study many aspects of medical care, including those in the areas of quality, integrative medicine and health, menopause and women's sexual health, and consultative practice. Their goal is to improve how care is delivered and to build on a foundation of scientific evidence

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Medication overuse headaches

(3 days ago) Medication overuse headaches or rebound headaches are caused by regular, long-term use of medication to treat headaches, such as migraines. Pain relievers offer relief for occasional headaches. But if you take them more than a couple of days a week, they may trigger medication overuse headaches. If you have a headache disorder, any medication

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Menstrual cramps

(6 days ago) Herbal medicine. Some herbal products, such as pycnogenol, fennel or combination products, might provide some relief from menstrual cramps. Acupressure. Like acupuncture, acupressure also involves stimulating certain points on the body, but …

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Fever treatment: Quick guide to treating a fever

(Just Now) Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Medication isn't needed. Call the doctor if the fever is accompanied by a severe headache, stiff neck, shortness of breath, or other unusual signs or symptoms. If you're uncomfortable, take acetaminophen (Tylenol, others), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or …

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General Internal Medicine

(2 days ago) Doctors. Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery. Find doctors and medical staff:

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Cold medicines for kids: What's the risk

(8 days ago) More important, these medications have potentially serious side effects, including fatal overdoses in children younger than 2 years old. Don't use over-the-counter medicines, except for fever reducers and pain relievers, to treat coughs and colds in children younger than 6 years old. Also, consider avoiding use of these medicines for children

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Terbinafine (Oral Route) Proper Use

(1 days ago) This medicine works best when there is a constant amount in the blood. To help keep the amount constant, do not miss any doses. Also, it is best to take the doses at the same times every day. If you need help in planning the best time to take your medicine, check with your doctor.

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Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic Career Profiles

(3 days ago) Internal Medicine. A career as a General Internist or Hospitalist at Mayo Clinic can be hard to define, simply because there are so many different paths to pursue. Still, one thing is always the same—when you come here you will change lives, including your own. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation and offers plentiful

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Valsartan (Oral Route) Proper Use

(9 days ago) The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine. For oral dosage form (tablets): For heart failure:

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Antidepressants: Selecting one that's right for you

(5 days ago) Doctors often start by prescribing an SSRI. These medications generally cause fewer bothersome side effects and are less likely to cause problems at higher therapeutic doses than other types of antidepressants are. SSRIs include fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil, Pexeva), sertraline (Zoloft), citalopram (Celexa) and escitalopram (Lexapro).

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Common cold in babies

(1 days ago) Suction your baby's nose. Keep your baby's nasal passages clear with a rubber-bulb syringe. Squeeze the bulb syringe to expel the air. Then insert the tip of the bulb about 1/4 to 1/2 inch (about 6 to 12 millimeters) into your baby's nostril, pointing toward the back and side of the nose. Release the bulb, holding it in place while it suctions

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Metoprolol (Oral Route) Proper Use

(Just Now) The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine

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Functional vs Integerative Medicine Mayo Clinic Connect

(8 days ago) A functional medicine doctor will look at the entire picture and take in to consideration optimal levels. My cortisol and other labs were NOT at optimal levels. Anyway, those issues are now being addressed and I am seeing improvements. I think there is a Functional Medicine Clinic that is part of the Cleveland Clinic.

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Pet allergy

(1 days ago) Diagnosis. Your doctor may suspect a pet allergy based on symptoms, an examination of your nose, and your answers to his or her questions. He or she may use a lighted instrument to look at the condition of the lining of your nose. If you have a pet allergy, the lining of the nasal passage may be swollen or appear pale or bluish.

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