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  • Not all forms of exercise are appropriate to ease sciatica

    Q: I've had sciatica for a couple of weeks now. I'd like to exercise, but I don't seem to get any better or worse whether I do or don't. Can I exercise four days a week to keep on my fitness schedule? My back doesn't hurt at all -- it's just the sciatica.
  • What's causing my legs to jerk and cramp?

    Q: For around 12 years, I've suffered from sunset to sunrise from severe cramping and uncontrollable leg jerks that have responded to no known medical treatment. Is this restless leg syndrome? What's the best treatment? A: Your symptoms sound like the...

    Overuse of over-the-counter medication for headaches may start to contribute to the problem

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 55-year-old woman and have had headaches my entire life. In the past, ibuprofen would get rid of a headache rather quickly, but lately nothing has been working. Do I need to get a stronger medicine from my doctor? ANSWER: You...

    Amitriptyline prescribed for the elderly, banana skins may help warts

    Amitriptyline prescribed for the elderly, banana skins may help warts
    My 86-year-old sister takes amitriptyline. I worry that this drug could be affecting her balance. She uses a cane and always seems unsteady on her feet. She has fallen many times. Is amitriptyline safe for someone her age? This antidepressant is...

    Natural Sleep Aids are Worth Trying

    Natural Sleep Aids are Worth Trying
    Q: I have suffered from insomnia for many years. My doctor prescribed Ambien, but it doesn't seem to be working very well anymore. I also suspect that it affected my memory. Now the doctor is suggesting the antidepressant amitriptyline (Elavil). The side...