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Are there any alternative therapies to help with rectal prolapse?

Are there any alternative therapies to help with rectal prolapse?

No: For full-thickness rectal prolapse, surgery is the only option that will correct the problem. There are options available. If not corrected, symptoms may worsen as the prolapse weakens the sphincter and the patient develops more symptoms of incontinence which may become irreversible. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Rectal Prolapse (Definition)

A condition where part of the rectum falls down and protrudes ...Read more


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Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Are there any alternative treatments to suppositories for hemorrhoids?

Yes, for sure: If they are mild to moderate there are otc creams - ask a good pharmacist for recommendations. If severe, see your doctor for advice and in extreme cases some do minor surgery if necessary. Hope your are mild. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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What are some alternative medicine methods to help with tendinitis?

What are some alternative medicine methods to help with tendinitis?

Acupuncture: Acupuncture can help greatly. Sometimes this can be done with local needles only, but the acupuncturist would need to evaluate you first to see what approach would be best for you. ...Read more

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Are there any medications to help with dysarthia?

Are there any medications to help with dysarthia?

No: Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder caused by neurologic damage resulting from many different medical conditions. It is treated by a speech language pathologists. There are no drugs to treat it although treating some of the illnesses such as parkinson's may give some improvement. ...Read more

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Are there any suggestions for natural help with achalasia?

Are there any suggestions for natural help with achalasia?

Adjunct only: Achalasia is life-threatening short-term. If you've been offered definitive treatment, take it. Don't waste time or focus on herbal / pop / health-food-store alternatives. If you have an evidence-based holist in your area, you may get some recommendations for discomfort after treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any good herbal medicines to help with depression?

Are there any good herbal medicines to help with depression?

Not really: St johns has a lot of interaction with medication and surgery and takes a while to get out of system. Aerobic exercise and avoiding processed foods and poorly balanced diet are of great benefit. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises the help with urinary incontinence?

Are there any exercises the help with urinary incontinence?

Squeeze before Sneez: Some women find it difficult to locate their kegel muscles. Think about what you do when in an elevator and you don't want to pass gas? That's right you keep your tummy muscles soft and tighten your bottom. Those muscles close your urethra so urine doesn't leak (and also your vaginal opening for improved sex). Practice a few times a day. So remember when you feel a cough or a sneeze... Squeeze. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal help for pain with venous ulcer?

Are there any herbal help for pain with venous ulcer?

Vein ulcers: There are limited studies showing whether any supplements help with this disease process. There is some positive literature concerning horse chestnut seed extract. While this is available in healthfood stores, the production (and quality) cannot be guaranteed, making specfic recommendations for these supplements difficult as to brand and strength. Consult with your wound specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

No: Although there have been multiple attempts to use herbal tgreatment to successfully treat cancer, from apricot pits(laeatril) to vitamin c to japanese mushrooms, none have been successful. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with intestinal ischemia?

Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with intestinal ischemia?

Not really...: Intestinal ischemia is caused by blockage of the arteries leading to the intestine, usually due to atherosclerosis. If it is you that you are asking about, atherosclerosis would be very unusual at your age, but fibro-muscular dysplasia (fmd) could be the cause. Angioplasty or stents can be inserted to treat this with a minimally invasive approach. Don't know of any natural suppl's that will help. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural or alternative therapies that help supplement medications given for ADHD inattentive type?

Are there any good natural or alternative therapies that help supplement medications given for ADHD inattentive type?

Yes: There are several promising studies using zinc, magnesium, vit b6 amino acids, phosphatidylserine and neurofeedback.There are also numerous studies proving the efficacy and safety of medications (if used properly by a knowledgeable physician) behavioral intervention and parent skill training, although time consuming is efficacious and for the most part free of side effects.Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Are there some natural remedies to help a patient with swallowing problems?

Are there some natural remedies to help a patient with swallowing problems?

Swallowing probs: Before anyone treats swallowing problems medically or naturopathically, it pays to make sure what they are treating. Reflux disease (gerd), esophageal motility problems or strictures, or diverticula in the esophagus, for example all are serious problems that require evaluation first, and then the risks benefits and alternatives of all types of care can be discussed. ...Read more

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Are there any new procedures or medications to help with cerebral palsy after age 18?

Are there any new procedures or medications to help with cerebral palsy after age 18?

By symptom, not age: Treatment for cerebral palsy (CP) depends on symptoms. Medication to control seizures, as well as meds and/or surgery to relieve GI problems and muscle spasticity, are options that can be used at various ages. Each CP patient has a different set of issues so it is important to consult a doctor familiar with the patient's history & progress. For adults, jobs, mobility, & independence are important. ...Read more

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Is there any natural alternatives, herbs, vitamins etc. That can help with cll?

Is there any natural alternatives, herbs, vitamins etc. That can help  with cll?

May be: None of these is an effective treatment for cll, but if these make you feel better, you may partake of these, however, you should not forego conventional treatments that have been proven to be effective. ...Read more

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Are there any specific treatments that help with gallbladder pain?

Are there any specific treatments that help with gallbladder pain?

Gall bladder: Inflammation of gall bladder such as in gall stones or in anorexia nervosa. Should be differentiated from liver disease, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction, hiatus hernia, colitis, kidney stones, appendicitis. Your doctor can run thorough workup & give advise. Treating the cause is a way to bring relief. ...Read more

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Besides medicine, what are some other methods to deal with add?

Besides medicine, what are some other methods to deal with add?

Nutritional Rx: Adhd attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is often caused or worsened by fluctuating blood sugars as a result of sweet drinks. Reactive hypoglycemia leads to inability to concentrate as the brain is temporarily starved for glucose. Then the low sugar levels stimulate the release of adrenaline leading to the hyperactivity. Also mineral, hormonal, immune, ANS imbalances may play a role. ...Read more

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Are there any teas or herbs that i can use to help reduce uterine fibroids as alternative to birth control?

Are there any teas or herbs that i can use to help reduce uterine fibroids as alternative to birth control?

No: Uterine fibroids are a common tumor of the smooth muscle portion of the uterus. They grow in response to the hormones estrogen and progesterone. There is no herbal remedy that will decrease their size or impact on your cycles or bleeding. ...Read more

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