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A 35-year-old female asked:

Natural alternative for diamox or topamax? i've dysautonomia (hyperpots) and mast cell activation disorder with connective tissues disorder. i'm allergic to gluten which is part of diamox. i have an intracranial pressure and breathing difficulty, when lay

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 31 years experience
Not the way you mean: Acetazolamide and topiramate are carbonic anhydrase (CA) inhibitors. There is an interest in finding novel CA inhibitors in plants; many are being screened for these. A few have been identified in e.g. red wine, turmeric & milk thistle. But to get enough for therapeutic effect would mean ingesting LARGE quantities of these "natural" products which contain LOTS of other chemicals too, not all nice.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 53 years experience
Many symptoms: You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible and most likely you will be referred to some specialists.
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Last updated Jan 27, 2017


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