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Alternative Treatments For Dizziness
Talk to your doctor : Psychotherapy, medication, electro convulsive therapy (ECT), repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), vagal nerve stimulation (VNS), light therapy, diet, exercise, herbal therapy (St. Johns Wort), music therapy, group therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, CBT, psychoanalysis, and others ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No reason too: Lupus is an autoimmune disease whereby the nuclei in the cells are being attacked by your own immune system. B12 injections may help numerous biochemical pathways but wont lessen or cure lupus. May want to look into functional medicine (http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/fuctional-medicine). ...Read more
Yes: Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma. Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better. ...Read more
Need to find cause: First see md to find what the cause may be and treat that. In the meantime, if antiemetics failed, then there is acupressure along the underside of the wrist. If severe, need to address dehydration and see md would be highly recommended. But key is to find what is causing it. ...Read more
Some alternatives: There are a variety of things including dietary changes, biofeedback, accupuncture, otc emetrol, vit b6 which may help. I usually suggest a brat diet (bread, rice, applesauce, tea and toast) and ask patients to remain sitting up for 30-60 minutes after a meal and eat 6-8 small snack like meals a day because of reflux. Keeping a food diary and noting what you keep down helps too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: With paralysis from a stroke or from a spinal cord injury, the mainstays of treatment start with physical and occupational therapy. The goal is to retrain the muscles and decrease disuse atrophy and spasticity (stiffness). There is a lot of research being done on stem cell transplants and electrocortical activation of prosthetics. We anxiously await their progress. ...Read more
What surgical or alternative (not drugs) treatments are available for chronic paroxysmal hemicrania?
Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really!: Hives are divided into acute (<6 wks) and chronic (>6 wks). Acute usually are self-limited and go away on their own. Chronic could be due to other health problems, so see your doctor. If there is a known trigger it is treated/removed. If no known trigger, then treatment is usually with a non-sedating antihistamine to suppress the hives. No alternative therapies have been found efficacious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Anti-inflammatory and other medicines can cause problems for some people (heart disease, liver toxicity, stomach ulcers, etc). Arthritis symptoms can be improved by gentle aerobic exercise, muscle strengthening exercise, topical treatments like paraffin wax baths, massage and accupuncture. Supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin/5-loxin can also help some people. Orthotics and shoes can help. ...Read more
Different types: Carotidynia is treated with mixed results based on cause. Some symptoms are inflammatory, others are associated with migraines, and others are caused by vascular disease. Sometimes no definable cause. Work with your doctor to find type and best treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I'm not sure how effective nay of the are for treating your ageusia. ...Read more
Yes: Complementary and / or alternative therapies can be very helpful in treating fibromyalgia. Diet, exercise, supplements, meditation, yoga, massage, acupuncture, cognitive behavioral therapy, biofeedback, physical therapy, and chiropractic manipulation have all shown to be helpful in treating fibromyalgia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vertigo or ?: People use the term dizzy to describe different processes. For classic vertigo the symptoms can be controlled with meclizine (an antihistamine) but the cause needs to be determined. If its due to an infection, then antibiotics, if tumor then surgery. Most common benign positional vertigo usually resolves on its own and originates in balance organs of ear. Rare but more serious if from brain lesion ...Read more
Dizziness: It s always better to determine the origin of the problem, neurologists often do the work up of this problem. Antihistaminic agents (oral or patches) have been used for cases in which other causes (sometimes more serious) were excluded. ...Read more
Conservative helps: It often occurs with history of trauma (like whiplash), dizziness with head and neck movements, and no evidence of inner ear dysfunction. Most seem to improve with conservative measures including medication, physical therapy like gentle mobilization and exercise with instruction in proper posture and neck movement. Hope that helps ...Read more
24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?
PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more
I am looking for treatment for vertigo. slight dizziness congestion in my sinus. I have been diagnosed before.. forgot what to tablets to take.. thank?
I am 18 male and having frequent dizziness & weakness
i am having daily nutritional suppliments.
Is there any better treatment?
Can EMDR therapy cause vertigo and dizziness? I have had nonstop vertigo during my treatment past few months. Worse at night after dreaming.
I have hyperthyrodism (graves disease) and have started taking neomercazole for the treatment. But I have constant dizziness spells since then. Why?
No idea: Anything is possible. "food poisoning" is a very general term and may cover numerous illnesses. What did you eat and when? Who else ate the same foods and are they ill? Do you have any GI symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain). Need more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can levofloxacin overdose (side effects) show after few days of treatment? I'm feeling weak and now have constant dizziness after the treatment
Levofloxacin: These would be rare and unusual complications of therapy with this drug and should prompt you to go back and see the doctor who prescribed it since it is highly likely that something unrelated to the medication is in progress. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Inner ear vertigo can have a multitude of causes. Most commonly it is a viral infection that affects the semi-circular canals and causes dizziness. This type of infection is self-limiting and goes away by itself in 3-5 days. Meclizine is an otc medication that can help with the dizziness. If your dizziness is lasting more than 3-5 days, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
BP tends to run low. Dizzy upon standing, start shaking & sometimes fall. Recovering from Chemo/Rad 4 mos post treatment. Is this part of recovery?
Strong possibility: The effects of radiation and chemo combined can have numerous side effects. This depends on the nature of the primary and where the radiation was delivered to. The radiation effect on bone could cause diminished marrow production of RBC's. Chemo can lower the HGB levels unless Procrit (epoetin alfa) delivered and RT if given to brain can cause intrmittent dizziness until side effects wear off. What is BP ...Read more
Do threadworms cause bloating, nausea and dizziness? What's the best course of treatment for an adult? And should my dog be treated at the same time?
After chiropractic treatment to my neck, I was severely dizzy, still dizzy 2 months later. Epely maneuver didn't work. Can't do anything but sit now?
I feel dizzy, nausea and sometimes vomiting since one month ago.My BP is 130/70 and not stable.What is the cause and the treatment?Thanks.
See your doctor: Given a month of persistant symptoms i recommend to see your doctor. ...Read more
Have had dizziness & nausea on & off for 10 years. I was told by ENT re-balancing of crystals was required, will that treatment be effective now?
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