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which natural remedies can i take for anovulation?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
There are several...: Some natural therapies may work, depending on why someone is not ovulating. For example, if it's due to pcos, then weight loss may help (if overweight). Acupuncture has helped some of my patients.. If it's anovulation due to anorexia, being too thin, or exercising too much, then weight gain may help (along with decreasing exercise). I hope this helps!

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Do natural remedies for scabies really work?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No, not really: There aren't any herbs or teas that get rid of scabies. Sulfur creams and lotions have been known to get rid of scabies, but covering oneself with smelly sulfur cream is not exactly natural (more like 19th century medicine). The easiest way to get rid of scabies is to get prescription modern medicine from the doctor.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

Are there natural remedies for anemia?

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Dr. Gary Birnbaum
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Depends: Before treating anemia, one must determine the cause of the anemia. A most common cause is low iron. Low iron can result from blood loss (perhaps hidden in stool) but may also be due to poor absorption of iron and this may have many causes. Anemia may be associated with chronic diseases of the kidney and joints as well as many cancers. See your doctor to determine the cause prior to treating.
A 52-year-old member asked:

Which natural remedies can cure constipation?

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Dr. Joshua Katz
Colon and Rectal Surgery 28 years experience
Healthy Habits: Constipation should be treated intially by examining your daily habits. Most individuals will benefit from 1. Eating regular meals at the same time each day. 2. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day 3. Adding fiber (1 teaspoon or 3 pills) with each meal 4. Gentle daily exercise. 5. Limit alcohol, and caffeine. If symptoms persist after 2 weeks of this routine see your doctor.
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
berries pack the most impact in terms of fiber from food. Lettuce/ salad is somewhat overrated. In older people, increased calories may be needed. colonic massage, or massaging your own belly serially along the route of the large colon (an upside down "U") can help.
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
would watch liquid intake in people with CHF, kidney failure and swelling
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Which natural remedies help with gastroparesis?

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Dr. Alan Cohen
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Gastroparesis: You may find some benefit from a chinese herbal remedy: huo xiang. However, these herbs must be supervised and monitored by someone trained to administer tcm. Consult a local practitioner with certification in herbal medicine . These substances are biologically and pharmacologically active with risks and benefits, just as with pharmaceuticals.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the easiest way to fight a common cold by using natural remedies?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
There is none: There is no known proven natural remedy or medicine for that matter, that is a cure for a common cold.It should only be that easy!

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