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Are there any foods that can help prevent bronchitis?

Are there any foods that can help prevent bronchitis?

Yes: Food can prevent bronchitis but only as it pertains to general health. Eating healthy will help to maintain the body's immune system. Things that can be done to directly prevent bronchitis include frequent hand washing. And covering your cough to to prevent spread of germs to others. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes (the tubes that carry air to ...Read more


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Are there any tonics that can help to prevent headaches?

Are there any tonics that can help to prevent headaches?

Probably: But you need to understand their origin and deal with that first. If there are food triggers, then eliminate those foods from your diet. Drink more eater. Are you stressed? Out of alignment? Chiropractic care can work wonders. A tonic will help when it is best directed at your body's needs. ...Read more

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Is there any food that can help to prevent acne?

Is there any food that can help to prevent acne?

Low Glycemic Index: There is some evidence that foods with a high glycemic index (foods that cause one's blood sugar to spike quickly) have a harmful effect on promoting acne. Therefore, choosing low glycemic index foods may be helpful in treating/preventing acne. Also, using organic dairy products may also help as they do not contain the many hormones used to make cows produce more milk. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E 200IU/d as well as antioxidents in general are good ideas-need to see a good integrative Dr. to further evaluate and correct and imbalances-which would be specific to you, check vit D, homocysteine,Vit B12,fasting glucose and insulin to start ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

LOADED QUESTION ?: Depending on your diet, if you are maintaining a good diet with mainly fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and staying away from the fatty foods, heavy sugars, not smoking or consuming alcohol. You are probably getting most of your vitamins in their original form and ok. Unfortunately most the civilized world has a highly refined food diet which strips the natural vitamins from our food. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to help with bronchitis?

Are there any natural remedies to help with bronchitis?

Many cases self heal: In many cases bronchitis will self heal over time as they did in the pre-antibiotic era. It may take a little longer, but simple things like proper rest, nutrition & adequate fluid intake will often let the bodies immune system rise to the occasion & fix things. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal supplements that can be ingested to prevent cardiomyopathy?

Are there any herbal supplements that can be ingested to prevent cardiomyopathy?

Herbs and CM: There are no clinical studies in reputable journals that support the use of herbal supplements to prevent cardiomyopathy. The best way to prevent cardiomyopathy is to make sure that your blood pressure is well controlled and that you do not develop diabetes. ...Read more

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Might there be any vitamins/supplements that can help prevent diabetes?

Might there be any vitamins/supplements that can help prevent diabetes?

No nothing: Just eat less and exercise more. This is the best preventive efforts that you can make.You should get your weight down to normal healthy weight first. Then your health will improve. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that can help prevent myalgia or muscular pain?

Are there any foods that can help prevent myalgia or muscular pain?

Some patients have: Some patients have food allergies or sensitivities that can contribute to muscle pain. Of course each situation needs to be individualized under the direction of a knowledgeable physician. In my practice we often incorporate the rotation elimination diet to assess for any food sensitivities. Some foods may have an anti-inflammatory affect. The clinical impact is still subject to more research. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that can help someone with ADHD?

Are there any foods that can help someone with ADHD?

ADHD: There have been some studies that indicate omega-3 supplementation and daily aerobic exercise can help manage ADHD. Best ...Read more

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What are some foods that can help control GERD that are gastroparesis friendly

What are some foods that can help control GERD that are gastroparesis friendly

Protein: Protein rich foods help with gerd. Fatty foods can make it worse. Other foods to avoid: caffeine (coffee, black tea, energy drinks), carbonated beverages, acid foods (oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, tomatoes), spicy food, chocolate, mint. Alcohol and smoking are very bad for gerd. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help with sun protection?

Are there any vitamins that can help with sun protection?

Vitamin C and E: Topical antioxidant vitamins c and e have been shown to reduce the inflammation associated with sunburns. However, alone, they are not as effective as sunscreens that contain zinc oxide. Combinations of these antioxidant vitamins with zinc oxide provide synergistic protection. ...Read more

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Are there any natural supplements that can help heal conjunctivitis?

Are there any natural supplements that can help heal conjunctivitis?

Not many: Most forms of conjunctivitis are caused by inflammation or infection. Infections should be treated with the appropriate medications (antibiotics, antivirals), and there are unfortunately no known supplements that will help. Allergic conjunctivitis does not respond well to supplements but as long as they do not worsen the condition, they certainly can be tried. ...Read more

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Are there any medications that can help kids from stuttering?

Are there any medications that can help kids from stuttering?

Yes and no: It depends on the cause of stuttering. An evaluation by a speech/language pathologist and a developmental pediatrician should help chart a treatment course for a child with this problem. ...Read more

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Are there any herbs that help with childhood asthma?

Are there any herbs that help with childhood asthma?

Not really: None at least that have proven effective. The best way to prevent asthma attacks is to avoid any known triggers for your child's asthma. If your child is having nighttime symptoms or using their rescue inhaler (like albuterol) more than a couple times a week see your doctor. Your child may need to be on stronger medications. ...Read more

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Are there any supplements that help prevent glaucoma?

Are there any supplements that help prevent glaucoma?

No: There are no herbal supplements that i know of that can help prevent glaucoma. The only proven way to prevent glaucoma if you are at risk for glaucoma is to lower the eye pressure. Check out the ocular hypertension treatment study: www.Nei.Nih.Gov/glaucomaeyedrops. ...Read more

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What are some drug-free alternatives that can help minimize asthma symptoms?

What are some drug-free alternatives that can help minimize asthma symptoms?

Removing triggers: allergy induced asthma can be helped by removing or minimizing your triggers. Animal dander, dust mites, pollen, etc. should be addressed. Remove rugs, carpeting, cover mattresses with a plastic cover are all good starting points. You can get "allergy reports" for your area from the internet especially during pollen seasons.Of course don't leave yourself without a "rescue" inhaler. Good Luck ...Read more

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Are there any natural foods or simple chemicals that help to kill parasites?

Are there any natural foods or simple chemicals that help to kill parasites?

Whoa!: If you really have parasites -- something worse than crab lice -- then you need to get with a scientific physician. If a practitioner of "live cell analysis" has showed you your blood teeming with "parasites" and offered to cure you with expensive medication, call your local district attorney -- it's a vicious scam. A good healthy diet & wise nutritional supplements can help you fight infection. ...Read more