Top
20
Doctor insights on: Are Natural Remedies For Hyperlipidemia Safe

Share
1

1
Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Lifestyle: My two colleagues have advised you well. Nothing you can buy in a "health store" will help you with lipids / overall health nearly so much as going out and exercising, and eating sensibly. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
245 doctors shared insights

Hyperlipidemia (Definition)

Also known as "high choresterol," this is a condition when you have extra fats, also known as lipids, in your blood. These extra fats can increase your risk of heart disease, ...Read more


2

2
Are natural remedies for corns safe?

Are natural remedies for corns safe?

Maybe: Most corns are due to an underlying bone problem and corn remedies may help to remove the layers of skin that are built up giving temporary relief. Need to be careful of any remedy that contains acid, especially if you are diabetic or have compromised circulation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Are natural remedies for cardiovascular diseases safe?

Are natural remedies for cardiovascular diseases safe?

Some are: Fish is good but may contain mercury. Garlic and black tea are beneficial. Folic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin b12, vitamin c, & vitamin d have no benefit in heart disease. Vitamin e and carotene are not beneficial and some studies have found harm. The jury is out on coenzyme q10 and ginseng. The best, most consistently good, most natural remedy is regular exercise and maintaining normal body weight. ...Read more

5

5
Are natural remedies for antiphospholipid syndrome safe?

Are natural remedies for antiphospholipid syndrome safe?

Safe but don't work: Safe but not effective can be dangerous. Antiphospholipid syndrome is rare but can cause serious problems including blood clots in the legs or lungs which may be fatal, or pregnancy complications, such as multiple early miscarriages, late miscarriage, or severe pre-eclampsia. See a hematologist if you're not trying to conceive, reproductive endocrinologist (rei) if trying, high risk OB if pregnant. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Which natural remedies are good for arthritis?

Which natural remedies are good for arthritis?

Glucosamine: I assume you are speaking about osteoarthritis. The one supplement which has reasonable evidence suggesting a benefit is glucosamine (and chondroitin). You must take at least 1, 500 mg daily and give it a 3 month trial before giving up on it. ...Read more

7

7
Are there healthy and natural cures for arrhythmias?

Are there healthy and natural cures for arrhythmias?

It depends: Many arrhythmias are very serious and should only be treated by going to a physician for evaluation and appropriate treatment. However, nutrients that may stabilize the heart and prevent arrythmia are magnesium, coenzyme q10, taurine and l-carnitine. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Yes: Some women benefit from vegetable Estrogens such as soy, black cohosh, or evening primrose oil. There is no evidence that they are safer than prescription medications. If there is a history of breast cancer, there are other medications that can reduce hot flashes such as venlafaxine. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Are there any good herbal remedies for svt?

Are there any good herbal remedies for svt?

Yes-No-Maybe: There is no specific herb guaranteed. I would focus on nutritional therapies to strengthen the body at the cellular molecular level and natural therapies to reduce stress, anxiety. These would focus on behavior modification, aromatherapy and basic micronutrition supplementation and reduction of oxidative stress. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Safe natural remedies for depression?

Safe natural remedies for depression?

Depression: One treatment that may or may not involve medication is cognitive behavioural therapy. Some herbal remedies have in the past been suggested but don't pan out. Talk to your pcp and try to get a referral for cbt. ...Read more

11

11
What natural remedies are good for gastritis?

What natural remedies are good for gastritis?

Depends: It may be diet you are eating, if so, try to avoid certain foods esp. Spicy and greasy ones and things like coffee and try tea instead which is good for gastritis. Also a little ginger ale sometimes helps esp. With nausea. Also avoid orange juice and citrus as this is also very acid as well. ...Read more

12

12
What are natural alternatives for simvastatin?

What are natural alternatives for simvastatin?

Diet?: I'm serious because people forget about diet when they are taking cholesterol meds. Healthy diet + exercise are a good start but some people still overproduce cholesterol.. Red yeast rice contains a natural statin but in a tiny dose. Garlic lowers cholesterol a little but there's the odor. For higher risk people like after a heart attack, there is no proven alternative to a statin. Ask your doc. ...Read more

13

13
Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Cherry, h2o, vit c: Cherry juice helps the flares. Vitamin c and good old water (staying hydrated) help prevent flares. Ask your doctor about other treatment. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What are natural or home made remedies for mono?

What are natural or home made remedies for mono?

Nothing special: Since this is viral & self heals over time, there is no need for "treatments". Your main effort is to avoid actions which could hurt your system. Mono will usually have a mild hepatitis, so avoiding alcohol is prudent. The biggest lymph node in your body, the spleen, usually swells, so avoiding trauma that could rupture it is recommended. Good balanced nutrition & rest assures a good recovery. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Are natural health remedies an effective cure?

Are natural health remedies an effective cure?

Basically no, but...: In scientific medicine, we cure surgical diseases, infectious disease, and few others. Many of the herbal remedies are helpful, mostly with alleviation the symptoms of long-term disease. Anyone who believes that "natural is better" is welcome to visit an old graveyard and see how long most people used to live. But there's room for both & the whole herbal real is fascinating. ...Read more

16

16
Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Are there good natural treatments for malaria?

Are there good natural treatments for malaria?

No: Perhaps you could get a little quinine from chewing cinchona bark. But seriously, there are no natural treatments for this disease, good or bad. If there were, malaria probably would not continue to be a major cause of illness and death. It's especially important to be treated appropriatly because some forms of malaria are resistant to commonly used drugs. You need medical care if you have it. ...Read more

18

18
What are some good natural remedies for arthritis?

What are some good natural remedies for arthritis?

Several: Glucosamine, chondroitin, msm, but particularly glucosamine, for which studies have been conducted in places like cleveland clinic. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Are there any natural remedies for acne?

Are there any natural remedies for acne?

Natural Acne Txs: Vit a topically and orally is a mainstay of acne treatment.(think retin a (tretinoin) and accutane). You can take high dose vit a, in drop form, (seroyal) up to 150, 000 iu per day. But be careful, it is easy to get toxic and it is tetratogenic! zinc gluconate, (alot safer) 30mg /day x 2 month was shown to improve acne in 24/32 pts vrs. 8/34 in placebo. Nicotinamide gel (b vit) is helpful too. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
695 doctors shared insights

Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more