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Dr. Theodore Cole

Family Medicine
West Chester, OH

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West Chester, OH

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7760 Unversity Ct., Suite C, West Chester, OH
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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94 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: This depends on the cause. Allergies, infections and neurotransmitter dysfunction are common, and require different approaches. Best to see a doctor t... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
It helps, but..: Drinking plenty of water can help prevent constipation, which can contribute to hemorrhoid formation. But, you also need to have enough fiber. Exercis... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Although not common, it does happen. Any child with hypertension needs a full medical evaluation to determine the causes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: The typical polyp is painless.
A 22-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, it is. Constipation is also common, and can alternate with the diarrhea. Some people have more of one than the other. Regardless of the type, the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: But only if you want relief! there are many approaches, but the important thing is to find out what is causing the pain so that appropriate therapies ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
A philosophy: As a residency trained and board certified physician, i take a holistic approach to health care. I prescribe medications, but also use other therapies... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Antibiotics are only effective against bacterial infections, which COPD is not.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: As with many organs, there is enough reserve to compensate for some loss of function. People with only one kidney can lead a normal life.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Treat the cause: As most asthma is caused by allergies, the best solution is to treat the allergies, as it is impossible to avoid all allergens. I suggest lda (low dos... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Exercise is always a good thing, if done within one's limits. Also, if you're prone to exercise induced asthma, take precautions before exercising to ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Bronchitis itself is rarely fatal, but it can worsen into a more serious condition that can be fatal. The vast majority of respiratory infections are ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
A therapy: Hbot is breathing 100% oxygen under increased atmospheric pressure. This is performed in a chamber specifically built for this purpose. It's basic aff... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
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No: The position of the medical board in ohio is that cancer is not curable. It can, however, be placed into remission, which means that there is no detec... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: There are therapies and agents that can assist the body in healing itself. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is one of the best of them. Vitamins, minerals, h... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible: Pulmonary embolism can be fatal at any age, and should be treated immediately.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: We've treated many children with this condition, and have gotten good results for the majority of them. It's not a cure all and does not reverse the c... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Morning: Research indicates that morning exercise has the most benefit on weight loss. However, don't let a conflict stop you from exercising. Any exercise is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: I would first start with a good multivitamin/mineral product. Choose one that is a truly natural, food based one. In addition, many agents help with m... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are many herbal and nutritional products available for this. One of my favorite lines is by premiere research labs, which has several formulas f... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are a number of essential oils that are anti-fungal, including tea tree, lavender, and eucalyptus. An online search will find some good combinat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There is an entire field of music therapy, and a large amount of information about this can be found on the internet. As they say, music soothes the s... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends...: ...On how long you do it for, and if you're using any other supplements. The major problem with longer term use of a juice fast (more than a day or tw... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: If done correctly, stem cell therapy has few side effects. Make sure that you are dealing with a reputable office. Whether it's effective or not is an... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies: I received my training in medical school, followed by more training in post-graduate courses. There is now training available through massage courses ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Hbot is one of the best therapies for any neurological problem. Get started as soon as possible. It has the ability to help the body heal and regrow n... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
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Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: We have used hbot for brain injuries of all types for over 10 years and have gotten excellent results. If i ever have a condition of this kind, an hbo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Are you on any medication? Many meds, especially those used having their main effects on the nervous system (ssri's, etc) can cause this. In addition,... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Muscle/joint pain, weakness, low blood pressure, salt cravings, loss of appetite, fatigue weight loss, irritability and depression are common signs of... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Irritation of the skin is the most common, with or without a subsequent rash.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many...: There can be many causes of this, but a common one is low mineral levels. Magnesium and potassium are the most common, but i suggest a nutritional eva... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are several causes of this symptom. Allergies, neurotransmitter disruption, nutritional problems and toxins (heavy metals, chemicals) are the mo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Run...: This can be caused by several things. The best option is to immediately see a doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Of course: Chest pain, seizure, headache and fatigue are just a few that are possible. Ask your doctor if you have any negative reactions to this or any other me... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies..: This is a broad category with no real definition, legal or otherwise. The inference is that they are not using drugs or surgery, but the range of appr... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Any airborne toxin is detrimental to lung function, including smoke (from any source).
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Make sure to get a good nite's sleep and keep a regular schedule. Avoid junk/refined foods and eat organic food as much as possible. Start both a good... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: These are separate issues, although they can occur at the same time. The treatments are very different, as pinworms are an infection and hemorrhoids a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: But, increased water intake helps thin mucous, which enables the body to clear it more rapidly and helps to reduce coughing. In addition, if fever is ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: There are multiple approaches to cancer of any type, including liver. The two broad categories are standard medical care (surgery, chemo, etc.) and ho... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies: Those with allergies are most at risk, as most rosacea is caused by allergies. Treatment should use a therapy that can address reactions to foods, che... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: It depends on which drugs you're referring to. Since eczema is usually caused by allergies, i suggest that you treat the cause and undergo allergy the... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Both of these stress the liver and can damage it over time. Combining the two just puts a lot more stress on the liver, making it more likely that dam... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
All the time?: This can most commonly be caused by a blockage in circulation or a problem in the nervous system. You need to see a doctor to evaluate this situation,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Depression has been associated with low vitamin d levels.
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's common: I see many people with all types of pain, and many have had pain for a long time. The key is to find out what is causing it in order to choose the app... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends...: The vitamins to be most cautious of are the fat soluble ones. The most important part of this approach is to work with a doctor who has knowledge and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The old use of cranberry has been shown to be effective in some cases. D-mannose can also be very useful. In addition, there are a number of herbal re... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why: My first question is why can't you stay awake and focused? If there's a problem, best to get checked out and treat the cause. Healthy people don't nee... Read More

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Oct 21, 2012
This is first doctor my husband is willing to see for health concerns because his solutions make sense. He is concerned about people becoming healed and better.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cole is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cole is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Riding my bike for an hour helps me sleep. re: Chamomile tea. Recently had an eye infection and the used tea bag over the eye helped soothe the eye too.
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I check my blood pressure before and after playing the piano for an hour. It drops significantly after practice.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I didn't know that h2o2 helps and all this time I have a big jar.

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Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, OH
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