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How long should I be on nicotine patches to quit smoking?

I am trying to quit smoking and the doctor has advised me to be on nicotine patches. How long will I have to use them to completely get rid of this habit?

What medicines are normally recommended to treat sleep apnea?

My mother in law is suffering from sleep apnea due to her kidney disease. Are there any medicines or approaches that can help in treating her condition?

How can I ensure my son never gets back into drugs?

With great difficulty I have been able to get my son off drugs. However I am very scared that he could get back into them. How can I help him during this phase of recovery?

Are my headaches due to my attempt to quit smoking?

I am having a lot of headaches ever since I have been trying to quit smoking. Is it psychological or could the two really be connected?

How does alternative hot and cold packs help in relieving pain?

For muscular pain, my doctor suggested doing alternative hot and cold packs. How does this help in relieving pain?

Can a low carb diet help in controlling an overactive thyroid?

My daughter has an overactive thyroid that is leading to weight gain and irregular periods. Will a low-carb diet help in controlling an overactive thyroid?

My daughter is very fussy about her food. How do I ensure she gets proper nutrition?

My daughter is 3 years old and is extremely picky and fussy about her food. How do I ensure she gets proper nutrition?

My son has extremely dry skin. What can I apply?

My son is 2 years old and has extremely dry skin. Is there a cream that we can use that can help?

What is the best remedy to treat chronic diarrhea?

I am traveling, and whenever I am in a new place I tend to get diarrhea. What is the best remedy to treat chronic diarrhea?

Can less water consumption cause headaches?

Lately, I have been suffering from headaches. The amount of water that I drink has reduced, mainly because of the amount I've been traveling. Could these two be related?

Is there a natural remedy to treat hair loss?

I have been experiencing hair loss for the past few days. Is there a natural remedy to treat this? I'm so tired of this happening.

My nephew is 7 years old and has been diagnosed with cataract. What should we do?

My nephew is 7 years old and has been diagnosed with cataract. Is cataract possible in such small children? What does treatment consist of for such a young age?

What causes eye floaters?

My wife keeps complaining about eye floaters. The ophthalmologist said that it is a normal phenomenon, but they seem to be occurring more often. What could be the reason behind...

What risk factors are associated with an abdominal surgery?

I am due for an abdominal surgery and it’s the first time I will be having any sort of operation. It's for removal of a benign mass. What are the risks associated? How should...

How soon before my heart surgery should I stop smoking?

I have been a smoker for the last 15 years. I am due for an open heart surgery. I know I need to stop smoking. . . how soon before my operation is advised?

My daughter is suffering from COPD. Is it a lifelong disease?

My daughter has just been diagnosed with COPD from smoking, due to which she often has breathing trouble. She is quitting smoking, but is COPD a lifelong condition?

My grandfather's wound is not healing. What should we do?

My grandfather has a wound at the bottom of his foot and it is oozing a lot and sometimes blood also. It happened last week and is showing no signs of improvement. What should...

If I don’t smoke, can I still get tuberculosis?

If tuberculosis is a lung disease, am I at less of a risk if I don't smoke? How does that work?

Is foot amputation the only solution for gangrene?

My mother has been detected with gangrene in her feet. The doctor say her foot will have to be amputated. Is that the only solution?

Why am I not happy as all other moms around me are?

I am a new mom and I feel I am not as happy as the other moms around me are. I love my child but I still feel like I am not as happy as I could be. What could be wrong?

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