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Doctor insights on: Alternative Medicines To Lower Cortisol

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Which treatment, therapy, and/or medication do doctors prescribe to lower creatinine levels?

Which treatment, therapy, and/or medication do doctors prescribe to lower creatinine levels?

It depends: The cause needs to be evaluated. If the creatinine is only mildly elevated then no treatment may be needed. See a nephrologist. ...Read more

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What are somr medication i can take to lower androgen hormone levels?

What are somr medication i can take to lower androgen hormone levels?

Depends: Need 2b evaluated by an encrinologist if ur levels are abnormally high, i.E if you have congenital adrenal hyperplasia, in which case you would already be under an endo. Dr. Source of hormone needs to be eliminated if androgen level high from an androgen or testosterone secreting tumor. Advise against taking anti-androgen medication if your testosterone or androgen level is only high normal. ...Read more

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What are other medicines besides prednisolone to reduce CPK level?

What are other medicines besides prednisolone to reduce CPK level?

CPK level: If CPK level is increased from myositis or muscle inflammation then its level can be decreased by treating inflammation with antiinflammatory drugs or steroid therapy. ...Read more

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What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

Fish oil: Fish oil is great! make sure you get 1.2 grams of epa:dha at 3:2 ratio daily. Take with meals for better absorption and decreasing side effect of fishy taste upon belching! dont buy the products that have saturated fats; the cheaper brands! ...Read more

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What natural alternatives are there to simvastatin to lower cholesterol, e.G. Coenzyme q10?

What natural alternatives are there to simvastatin to lower cholesterol, e.G. Coenzyme q10?

Generally speaking: If you need significant cholesterol lowering diet alone is oten not enough. Diet and exercise are important parts of the treatment. Unfortunately there are no effective natural remedies. That is why medications are needed as they have been proven safe and effective when used properly. ...Read more

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Natural remedies to lower bp. Take 10 mg ramipril and BP still averaging in the mid to high 130's/80 range. Are there natural remedies that can help?

Natural remedies to lower bp.  Take 10 mg ramipril and BP still averaging in the mid to high 130's/80 range.  Are there natural remedies that can help?

BP natural remedies : Before trying natural remedies to lower your bp, see if weight loss or ingesting less salt in your diet is a viable option. You are already on some medication and it is possible to increase the dose of ramipril to 20 mg/day, the maximum, to see if you can lower your bp. As you get older, you may need more than one drug to control your bp. Ask your doctor for more help to answer your question. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal supplements which can help to control high blood pressure with regular medication prescribed by doctor?

Are there any herbal supplements which can help to control high blood pressure with regular medication prescribed by doctor?

It depends...: Studies have shown that both garlic and pomegranate extract have the ability to lower blood pressure. However there is a chance that they can interact with BP medication and other medications. The most common interaction is duplicating the BP lowing effects of the medication and causing the BP to be too low. It is important to consult with your physician before taking any herbal supplements. ...Read more

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Can chinese herbs work to lower FSH levels and help you conceive naturally?

Can chinese herbs work to lower FSH levels and help you conceive naturally?

Beware: "chinese herbs" are seldom what they are supposed to be, are totally unregulated, are often western pharmaceuticals dressed up, and have caused epidemics of liver failure when someone has laced them with poison. Please be careful, and get with a mainstream physician for help conceiving naturally. ...Read more

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Natural alternatives to pain medication? What are some natural, alternatives to taking pharmaceutical pain medication?

Natural alternatives to pain medication? What are some natural, alternatives to taking pharmaceutical pain medication?

Look at all : Complimentary modalities from acupuncture to meditation. Each one can help each individual differently. Look at anti-inflammatory medical foods as well, such as limbrel, which, in one study, suggested it could help with pain after ninety days almost as much as alleve; some patients benefit greatly, others do not. Try all modalities that are not bad for you and see what works for you. ...Read more

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What vitamins can be prescribed to help lower blood cholesterol levels?

What vitamins can be prescribed to help lower blood cholesterol levels?

Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and converting your LDL to a less harmful subtype. As a negative, Niacin can cause facial flushing and redness so get the flush free variety. And have your liver enzyme values monitored, as they can be affected by Niacin use. ...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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What is/are the class types of anti-hypertensive prescription medications that tend to raise blood glucose levels?

What is/are the class types of anti-hypertensive prescription medications that tend to raise blood glucose levels?

Thiazides, beta bloc: The two classes of antihypertensive meds associated with raising sugars are thiazide diuretics, and beta blockers. Angiotensin blockers, angiotensin receptor blockers, calcium blockers do not adversely affect blood sugar in diabetics, have other potential benefits to diabetics, and are considered the preferred medications. ...Read more

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Low iron levels, alternative options to treating this?

Low iron levels, alternative options to treating this?

Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more

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Can cholesterol lowering medications be used to elevate HDL levels. The research doesn't seem to support that choice? Total and LDL are w/in range

Can cholesterol lowering medications be used to elevate HDL levels. The research doesn't seem to support that choice? Total and LDL are w/in range

HDL: Hdl is not often helped with cholesterol drugs. There is some disagreement about this with crestor (rosuvastatin). But, HDL is very much affected by lifestyle. Moderate cardiovascular exercise of at least twenty minutes per day combined with a high protein and low carb diet can significantly elevate the hdl. ...Read more

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Is there a quick, natural (Without insulin or prescriptions) way to lower glucose levels when elevated?

Is there a quick, natural (Without insulin or prescriptions) way to lower glucose levels when elevated?

Yes: In a word, exercise. Remember your muscle tissues require glucose as energy to contract. If you have a mildly elevated blood sugar, exercise will reduce the level of blood sugar within 30 minutes to an hour. No matter what your diabetes treatment is, you can utilize exercise to reduce blood sugar. Try it now. Check your blood sugar, walk one hour, then recheck. See the difference? ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to lower prolactin levels due to risperdal? Because Bromocriptine interacts with risperdal

Is there a natural way to lower prolactin levels due to risperdal? Because Bromocriptine interacts with risperdal

Prolactin: I do not know of a natural way. However, if the prolactin is mildly elevated (less than 100), and it is clear that it is from the risperdal, then it may not need to be treated. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are the alternative medicines for twinrix (injection)?

What are the alternative medicines for twinrix (injection)?

Twinrix: Twinrix is a combination vaccine of Hep A and Hep B. There is no other similar vaccine and you could immunize pt with separate Hep B vaccine and separate Hep A vaccine. ...Read more