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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Side effects: arise from both from drugs and natural medications. There are so many of each that they need to be looked into on a case by case basis. Neither is w ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
THOUSANDS!!!: Herbs as been used medicinally for thousands of years and modern research confirms they have powerful healing properties. Some of the herbs i recommen ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Most popular..: For what? Echinacea is, for instance, very popular for treating the common cold. It's very unpopular for treating achy joints. What do you mean?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Plant medications : Although many medications come form plants like Aspirin and digtalis, herbal medications are made from plant parts with medicinal properties and not ... Read More
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Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Blood thickeners: One precaution while flying is to avoid deep vein thrombosis which is more likely if you have a tendency to form clots more easily. That said, I am u ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
No: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle. The only form of treatment is needle drainage which is an office procedure or a surgery requ ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Fiber: If you want to waste your money on herbal ibs treatments, try to pick some with a lot of fiber. Many herbs are drugs with little if any data to suppor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
A FEW: There are some herbal remedies with varying success. Valerian, chamomile, and melatonin. Are the most common.Also over the counter is benadryl (diphen ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
34 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Safer, but . . . : Generally speaking herbals are much safer than pharmaceuticals, however certain herbs, just like drugs if taken in too high of a dose, too frequently ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
36 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Yes: St. Johns wort can treat depression but there is a problem. You can never depend that the strength of the herb is what is reported on the box. There ... Read More

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