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Alternative Treatments For Coats Disease
Exercise: Get precise advice from your primary doctor or mineral metabolism specialist, because your type may need more than exercise. In general though, bone, like muscle, gets stronger with use. So weight bearing exercise (walking, running) can strengthen back (spine) and leg bones. Weight training can help bone and muscle strength in those areas and in the arms. ...Read more
Complementary: Use of omega-3's can be very helpful in bipolar disorder; 4-6 g/day epa can decrease number and intensity of relapses. Existing studies use this in combination with typical mood stabilizing agents, though -- not a stand-alone treatment. Lithium is the most "natural" of mood stabilizing agents. Homeopathy with a very experienced homeopathic psychiatrist may be of use -- not stand-alone, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My grandson is 9.he may have coats disease or retinoblastoma, Is there any treatment for this condition?
Should i be concerned if my grandson is 9.He may have coats disease or retinoblastoma, is there any treatment for coat's?
Be concerned: Both diseases can affect your grandson's vision, and both can cause blindness. Coats disease has many treatments, but the effectiveness varies. Retinoblastoma is a serious cancer, and requires chemotherapy and radiation treatment and sometimes surgery, including removing the eye. I am referring your question to an ophthalmologist for more info. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my grandson is 9.he may have coats disease or retinoblastoma,is there any treatment for coat's?
Limited treatments: Coat's is an extremely rare condition. There are are limited treatments ( laser & cryotherapy) as far as I am aware off ( but I am a pediatrician, not a pediatric ophthalmologist so I am not up to date on the latest therapy). If it is Coat's, I'd recommend you see a pediatric ophthalmologist that is an expert on this disease ...Read more
None: None that i know of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Polymyositis (PM): There are many alternative treaments for polymyositis (pm). They are similar to the therapies use for other autoimmune diseases and include: oral steroids, intravenous immunoglobululins, tacrolimus (prograf) or biologic therapies such as embrel or rituxan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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