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  1. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  2. Worried About Addiction to Opioids?
  3. Questions About Medicines for Epilepsy
  4. Multiple Sclerosis: Questions About What to Expect
  5. Myths and Facts About Depression
  6. Talk to Others About Depression
  7. Spinal Cord Injury: Talking With Your Partner About Sex
  8. General Anesthesia Learn about general anesthesia: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  9. Learning About Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Learn what raises your risk for having a heart attack or stroke and how you can lower your risk.
  10. Anesthesia: Spinal Learn about spinal anesthesia: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  11. Epidural Anesthesia Learn about epidural anesthesia: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  12. Anesthesia: Epidural for Childbirth Learn about an epidural for labor: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  13. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  14. Deciding to Get Treatment for PTSD Covers some reasons people don't seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Looks at common objections to seeking treatment, such as the cost and the fear of what others think. Includes what you can do about overcoming objections.
  15. Anesthesia: Peripheral Nerve Block Learn about a peripheral nerve block: what it is, how it's done, and how safe it is.
  16. Alzheimer's or Other Dementia: Should I Move My Relative Into Long-Term Care? Guides you through decision to put a relative who has Alzheimer's or other dementia in long-term care. Lists reasons for and against. Covers types of long-term facilities available. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  17. Anesthesia: Health Risks
  18. Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care? Guides you through decision to put a loved one who has had a stroke into long-term care. Lists reasons for and against. Covers types of long-term centers. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Chronic Pain and Opiates: Know What's Safe Learn aboutthe safe use of opiate pain medicines.
  20. Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure? Guides through the decision to have a carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stenting to prevent stroke if you have not already had a stroke or TIA. Lists pros and cons. Explains risks. Looks at other treatments. Has interactive tool to help you decide.
  21. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Should I Take Medicine for OCD? Guides through decision to take medicine to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Explains symptoms of OCD. Describes most common types of medicines used and other treatments. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  22. PTSD and Negative Coping Covers dealing with problems of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in ways that cause more harm than good. Looks at substance abuse, avoiding other people, anger, and dangerous and violent behavior. Includes tips to cope with PTSD.
  23. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  24. Stroke: Understanding Your Emotions Learn aboutthe range of emotions you may experience after you've had a stroke.
  25. Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem? Asks questions that help you find out if your low back problem might be helped by surgery. Results help you talk with your doctor about back pain or other symptoms like leg pain. Helps you talk with your doctor about surgery and other treatment options.
  26. Multiple Sclerosis: Should I Start Taking Medicines for MS? Guides you through decision to take medicines to treat MS (called disease-modifying therapy). Covers medicine choices. Covers side effects. Lists reasons for and against taking medicines. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  27. Chronic Pain: Treatments Other Than Medicine Learn about other ways to manage pain, in addition to medicine.
  28. Depression: Taking Antidepressants Safely Provides guidelines to reduce problems and get the most benefit from taking antidepressants. Covers what you need to know about antidepressants, side effects, and risks. Covers how to take medicine wisely.
  29. Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation? Guides you through decision to have spinal manipulation. Describes treatment and how well it works for low back pain. Lists benefits and risks of both spinal manipulation and home treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  30. History and Physical Exam for Low Back Pain Covers what your doctor will ask and do to check for low back pain. Includes questions about your past health. Explains what is included in a physical exam. Looks at why it is done and possible results.
  31. Stroke Recovery: Using Support to Stay Positive Get help thinking about ways to stay positive and hopeful after a stroke.
  32. Epilepsy Medicine Therapy Failure
  33. Depression: Dealing With Medicine Side Effects Discusses dealing with side effects of antidepressants. Links to more info on medicines, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and tricyclic antidepressants. Explains reasons to take medicine. Includes a warning to watch for serious side effects.
  34. Chronic Low Back Pain: Time for Something New Think about what you've tried for back pain and what you might consider now.
  35. Headaches: Should I Take Prescription Medicine for Tension Headaches? Guides through the decision to take prescription drugs for tension headaches. Covers treatment with antidepressants, anticonvulsants, and antianxiety medicines. Lists side effects. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  36. Depression: Should My Child Take Medicine to Treat Depression? Guides you through deciding whether your child should take medicines for depression. Offers reasons for and against. Covers side effects, including possible increase in suicidal thoughts. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.

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