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Is there herbal medicine for gastroparesis?

Is there herbal medicine for gastroparesis?

Gastroparesis: Before trying experimental therapy would suggest a thorough gastroenterology work up in trying to understand the cause for your symptoms. Treating conditions that may result in gastroparesis like symptoms would benefit you the most. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
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Addiction Medicine (Definition)

Drug abuse and pain management. Many different specialists may focus in this area, including psychiatrists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, and occupational medicine. Complex area, as this could involve rehab, drug withdrawal, and ultimate revision of medicines and treatment. Could include focus on opioids, recreational drugs such as marijuana or cocaine, but in some ...Read more


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Is there any herbal medicine for reactive hbsag?

Is there any herbal medicine for reactive hbsag?

No: Anyone trying to sell you something to remove the hepatitis B surface antigen from your body is scamming you. Milk thistle failed miserably a while back. I suspect you already realize this. Try to manage your illness with your physician, and be optimstic -- the next generation of treatments may really clear the infection. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal medicine for gastroparesis?

Are there any herbal medicine for gastroparesis?

No: No herbal medicines have been proven effective for this condition. Naturopaths have several they claim can be of help but none have been shown clinically effective. See your GI doctor or family doctor if you have this condition. ...Read more

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Whicn herbal medicine can cure gout permanently?

Whicn herbal medicine can cure gout permanently?

None: Gout is due to excess uric acid. Decreasing uric acid requires dietary changes and/or medications. Herbs do not reduce uric acid sufficiently to cure gout. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits to chinese herbal medicine?

Yes: Both Western medications & Traditional Chinese Medicines can be beneficial. You must be cautious about what you use however. I try to be aware if I am taking a TCM medication that utilizes a rare or endangered species (like rhino horn or rare sea horses). Sometimes can contain contaminants (such as mercury in shark). ...Read more

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Can you tell me herbal medicine for reactive hbsag?

Can you tell me herbal medicine for reactive hbsag?

Supplemental only: Milk thistle has been studied with variable results. Key is that you keep clearly in mind that herbal remedies are at best adjuncts in the management of a very serious health problem. We can manage this illness nowadays, and there may be a cure down the road. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal medicine to treat diabetes?

What is the best herbal medicine to treat diabetes?

NONE: In my > 35 years of practice i've heard of all manner of herbal and natural treatments for dm.None work.Please see a dr and get treated properly to live longer. ...Read more

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Could nuihuang jiedu pian herbal medicine look yellowish in colour?

Herbal medicine: nuihuang jiedu pian herbal medicine - the boxes have been yellow or yellow and white for the products that I have seen. ...Read more

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What is the herbal medicine to lower phosphorus and creatinine level?

What is the herbal medicine to lower phosphorus and creatinine level?

Lowering creatinine: There is no herbal medicine to lower elevated creatinine (c) and phosphorus (p) levels. You need to see a nephrologist and have a urine collection for 24 hours to measure your renal function (GFR) as well as the amount of protein in your urine. Blood tests and a renal ultrasound should be done to how much kidney function you have as well as if there is an obstruction affecting your kidney function. ...Read more

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I discharge early in bed not more than 2 minutes, is there any herbal medicine I can take?

I discharge early in bed not more than 2 minutes, is there any herbal medicine I can take?

Premature: Ejaculation is sometimes called ill-timed ejaculation. It is a subjective evaluation. You may orgasm too quickly and not satisfy your partner. If you have concerns you can see your doc or a licensed sex therapist. It is not an illness. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

There are many websites that offer herbal medicine for vitiligo that guaranteed 100% cure or even offer refund if it doesn't work. Are they for real?

Vitiligo: Each patient responds differently to therapy, and a particular treatment may not work for everyone. Current treatment options for vitiligo include medication, surgery, and adjunctive therapies (used along with surgical or medical treatments). I really doubt that herbal therapy is 100% effective. ...Read more

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Do you think herbal medicine is better than pharma?

Do you think herbal medicine is better than pharma?

Use both: In some cases there is nothing better than a pharmaceutical medicine and it produces miraculous results that would not be possible with herbal medicine. I think the best approach is the integrative medicine approach and use the best of both. ...Read more

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What herbal medicine can I take to improve my vision?

What herbal medicine can I take to improve my vision?

None known: There are no known medications, herbal or otherwise, that improve vision. The eye needs several nutrients to function properly. You can get these by eating dark green leafy vegetables, yellow vegetables and eating fish. ...Read more

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What kind of herbal medicine is very ideal for colds?

What kind of herbal medicine is very ideal for colds?

Pelargonium sidoides: The herb Pelargonium sidoides, the root of a geranium native to South africa, is the best-proven treatment for colds, sinus infections & sinusitis. It's the first thing I (& my family) take when getting sick & has helped hundreds of my patients. It is widely available in a product called umcka, sold at health food stores & many pharmacies. See http://naturalmedicinejournal.Net/pdf/nmj_dec09_bp.Pdf ...Read more

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Who does testing to make sure herbal medicine is safe?

Who does testing to make sure herbal medicine is safe?

No One: There currently is no certified , legal organization or agency that oversees this testing, because there is no law requiring safety testing of these products, as is required for products defined as medicines, not nutritional supplements as herbal products are classified. Sad isn't it? ...Read more

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Is herbal medicine safe? if not why haven't they banned it?

Is herbal medicine safe?  if not why haven't they banned it?

Herbal medicine: This is a very complicated question, since "herbal medicine" contains thousands of plants and compounds which can be helpful or not. Mistakes can be made in harvesting; some plants have toxicities which need to be recognized in use. Also manufacturing processes differ, with come companies being more reliable than others. Regulations differ between countries as well (the "they" you mention.) ...Read more

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What is a good herbal medicine to take to lower my phosphorus levels?

What is a good herbal medicine to take to lower my phosphorus levels?

No such thing: High phosphorus is usually a consequence of kidney dysfunction. Just lowering phosphorus level wouldn't be addressing the cause of the problem. In addition, there are no known phosphorus lowering herbal medication. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation (Definition)

Physical medicine and rehabilitation or physiatry is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that limit a person's ability to take care of themselves, work, or participate in society. In other words, it focuses on medical problems that affect how people move, walk, or interact with each other (most commonly muscle, bone, ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Adolescent Medicine (Definition)

Is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of pediatric patients who are in the adolescent period of development. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of gynecology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition, dermatology and psychology. The high prevalence issues during this period are: std, birth control, menstrual & eating disorders, ...Read more