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Are there any good Ayurvedic therapies to help with my bad sun burn?

Are there any good Ayurvedic therapies to help with my bad sun burn?

Bad Sunburn: Although holistic treatments for skin injuries are available. If someone has sustained a "bad" sunburn then a medical evaluation may be appropriate. Secondary infections, fluid loss and scarring could result from a "bad" sunburn. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Are there any natural remedies for anal fissures that are proven to work? I applied vaseline and stopped nitroglycerin. Aloe vera plant, coconut, etc?

Are there any natural remedies for anal fissures that are proven to work? I applied vaseline and stopped nitroglycerin. Aloe vera plant, coconut, etc?

Unproven but helpful: I don't know of any "proven" to work but that does not mean they won't work- there is little research on natural remedies as no one can patent ; profit from them but they often help. For things to try see http://www.Optimalhealthnetwork.Com/anal-fissures-s/191.Htm ; http://drwheatgrass.Com/conditions/anal-fissure/ ; http://healfissures.Com/ ; http://earthclinic.Com/cures/anal-fissures.Html. ...Read more

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What are the best anti aging medicines besides good balanced diet lifestyle yoga meditation exercise. Any specific supplements or medicines?

What are the best anti aging medicines besides good balanced diet lifestyle yoga meditation exercise. Any specific supplements or medicines?

Anti-aging: and overall wellness can be encouraged by having a micronutrient lab test done. Then you will know your nutritional status and what to take in as food/supplements. See www.spectracell.com for one example of a good micronutrient test. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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L-glutathione good for skin whitenjng. Any other safe tablet for skin whitening ?

L-glutathione good for skin whitenjng. Any other safe tablet for skin whitening ?

Fair Skin: No. It is not safe and it is not effective. It does not change your genetics. Remember you are speaking to real physicians here on line, not product pitchmen. We believe that your skin is a gift. Having 'darker' skin is not in any way a disease or medical condition. But, the wanting skin different than nature gave you is a mental health condition. We would wish for you time to love yourself. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathy medicines for fair skin?

Are there any homeopathy medicines for fair skin?

Fair skin?: I'm sorry, but i'm not quite sure what you mean with your question -- "fair skin" is a variant of normal, rather than an illness needing treatment. Many homeopathic medicines help skin conditions. Can you please rephrase and re-ask your question? We can try again to help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have dry frizzy hair. Any diet recommendations? Any other effective measures?

I have dry frizzy hair. Any diet recommendations? Any other effective measures?

NO!!: As far as i know diets have no effect on hair growth or the type of hair you have genetics are important here but see a dermatologist to exclude any treatable scalp condition. ...Read more

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Are tca peels any good ?

Are tca peels any good ?

Yes: They can be quite effective for mild to moderate wrinkles, texture changes, superficial pigment, and other age-relate changes. Really deep perioral wrinkles, however, need something stronger. ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Besides excimer laser; what other therapies are effective for vitiligo? If its natural, even better. Thanks

Besides excimer laser; what other therapies are effective for vitiligo?  If its natural, even better. Thanks

UVB-NB phototherapy: This is less invasive than excimer laser but will take more sessions. Note that there is no guarantee that any treatment would work. ...Read more

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Does protopic ointment lighten skin in any way? Please, need some answers?

Discoloration yes: Lightened skin is not mentioned specifically. More likely is that the underlying eczema for which protopic was used could be responsible. ...Read more

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Are there any good skin lightening to use on my whole body?

If you want to...: ...Lighten your skin tone cosmetically, a variety of otc skin lighteners are available. (avoid the foreign-made ones containing mercury, which are dangerous.) if you have vitiligo and you want to permanently bleach the skin that is not affected, benoquin (monobenzone) can be prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Purely vegetarian diet to improve eyesight or any other effective thing?

Mostly preventative: Vitamins can keep the eye healthy, but does not change the prescription of glasses needed to see. ...Read more

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Why won't western medical doctors use more natural remedies then drugs? There is great value in chinese and naturopathic remedies. Why not combine ?

Why won't western medical doctors use more natural remedies then drugs?  There is great value in chinese and naturopathic remedies. Why not combine ?

You're right, but...: These products are not regulated like prescription and over the counter drugs endorsed by the fda are. 500 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) is 500 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen). I have no idea how much active product is in one tablet of willow bark extract or milk thistle. Not can i ensure my patient is getting the same amount across different brands. Finally, medical drugs do a lot of the same things that herb do, only better. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sunburn (Definition)

An intense inflammatory response to excessive exposure to the sun that causes damage ...Read more