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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for claudication?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for claudication?

Which herb or root: Don't know. If you are recommended a certain herb or root make sure first it does not harm or interact with any of your medications before you try. ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for Crohn's disease?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for Crohn's disease?

Avoid: My personal preference is to stay away from herbal remedies for a disease like crohn's. They don't work and can delay your getting proper treatment and place your life at risk. ...Read more

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Is there any way to be more knowledgeable about donating a kidney?

Is there any way to be more knowledgeable about donating a kidney?

Be informed: Donating a kidney can be a wonderful thing to offer to a loved one in need. However, you should be fully informed before making this decision. Explore both good and bad outcomes. Find research papers on long-term outcomes for donors and on operative complications for the donation procedure. There are risks of surgical complications, renal failure, and long term complications that must be known. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could be more knowledgeable about donating a kidney?

Can you tell me how I could be more knowledgeable about donating a kidney?

Transplant program: Not sure if you are asking this as a potential donor for a friend or family member, or if you are interested in becoming an altruistic kidney donor. Either way, the first step is to meet with a transplant coordinator at a local transplant program. They can provide you with the specific information you are looking for and perform an evaluation to determine if you are an appropriate donor candidate. ...Read more

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Need help finding doctors knowledgeable and experienced with blau syndrome/early onset sarcoidosis, not sarcoidosis. Much needed, thank you.

Need help finding doctors knowledgeable and experienced with blau syndrome/early onset sarcoidosis, not sarcoidosis. Much needed, thank you.

See details: Two of the most influential centers for this rare genetic disorder are the national institutes of health and the cleveland clinic. Speak with people at these two sites for guidance. ...Read more

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I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for infertility?

I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for infertility?

Buyer beware: The grapevine and the internet are filled with remedies, herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you more fertile.' not one is proven: at best they don't work and at worst, could be dangerous. That said: a healthy diet, limiting caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. ...Read more

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How do I find a doctor who is knowledgeable about hd?

Online: http://www.hdsa.org/ is the national organization that supports hd and has many resources and links. ...Read more

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Are personal trainers knowledgeable when it comes to a real workout plan?

Are personal trainers knowledgeable when it comes to a real workout plan?

Variable.: The best are in shape and have a college degree with certification from the national strength and conditioning association! they should also have basic cardiac life support certification. ...Read more

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I've found it impossible to find a dr. That is knowledgeable enough about eds III to help me properly manage it. How can find a dr. That is able to?

I've found it impossible to find a dr. That is knowledgeable enough about eds III to help me properly manage it. How can find a dr. That is able to?

Difficult: In reality, there are very few doctors that deal with ehlers danlos. Geneticists are usually the experts in diagnosing this but there is no true treatment. Non-narcotic pain rx and physical therapy to try to strengthen joints are used. Other than that, learning coping skills to live with this bothersome but non-fatal condition is key. Good luck. ...Read more