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Are there any good diets that go well with Ayurvedic medicine?

Are there any good diets that go well with Ayurvedic medicine?

Yes: Ayurvedic diets focus on fresh whole foods that vary according to your basic constitution and your current imbalances. I find that "clean, " anti-inflammatory, plant-based diets are in line with ayurvedic principles. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Are there any good herbs or natural supplements that can help a child with adhd?

Are there any good herbs or natural supplements that can help a child with adhd?

Nothing Proven: Although there is ongoing research, so far nothing has been proven to help this problem do not believe unsubstatiated claims or advertising. If these things were so successful, don't you think all trained pediatricians would recommend them. Also , very few of these herbal products have any safety trials. Buyer beware! ...Read more

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Are there any good vitamins or supplements that help with insomnia?

Are there any good vitamins or supplements that help with insomnia?

Serotonin foods: Anything which helps regulate sleep may improve the situation (avoid caffeine and more than one drink of alcohol after 3pm, regular sleep, avoid stress or shift work), as well as serotonin foods 30min prior to bedtime (dark chocolate, almonds, glass of milk, banana, dried cherries). ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies that work great for asthmatic symptoms?

Are there any natural remedies that work great for asthmatic symptoms?

No: There were weak evidence that certain food or fruit products might reduce inflammation, but none worked that well. Avoidance of the allergens and breathing clean air is the only effective remedy. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural remedies to help with sleep walking?

Are there any good natural remedies to help with sleep walking?

Why?: Since sleep walking is generally harmless-no one has any fatigue issues or accidents, why do anything.Think of it as a natural way to burn off excess stress. ...Read more

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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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Are there any doctors in here that believe in natural healing with herbs instead of pills that any doc will throw your way?

Yes!!!: It depends on what you need treated! 90% of what I treat could have been prevented with a healthy lifestyle, no need for HERBS or PILLS, so I definitely believe in less intervention. Unfortunately I have to help people out of some artificial problems which sometimes call for artificial solutions. I'd rather do noting and let your body heal itself if truth be told, way easier for me! :-D ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with brain fog?

Are there any natural treatments (diatary supplements) that help with brain fog?

Yes: Maintaining good overall health helps. Drink 8 glasses of water a day, sleep 7-8 hours a night, take a multivitamin in the am, reduce alcohol intake. Maintain a well balanced diet, regular exercise, and treat any underlying cause such as depression, anxiety, allergies, or even purging whatever medications you may be on. ...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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Please tell me if there are any natural vaccines that work just as good as the pharmaceutical ones?

Please tell me if there are any natural vaccines that work just as good as the pharmaceutical ones?

Block parties: The only "natural" vaccines were common in the pre vaccine era when mothers gathered their kids for block parties.A known active case would be exposed to all the kids, so they would get it and become immune at a predictable time.The downside was they all risked the complications of the wild disease. There are no herbal or other products that prevent these illnesses. ...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 good treatments for bipolar disorder that involve herbs and supplements?

Are there any good treatments for bipolar disorder that involve herbs and supplements?

No: Herbs and supplements have not been shown in evidence based research to be effective in bipolar disorder. Some of them may actually worsen bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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Natural asthma solutions? Are there any non-pharmaceutical remedies for asthma that you can recommend?

Natural asthma solutions? Are there any non-pharmaceutical remedies for asthma that you can recommend?

Don't be foolish: If you have asthma the disease is a real risk to health and life where appropriate medications are very effective and infinitely safer. You are risking "life and limb". Don't be foolish. See a primary care or specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any good dermatologist in houston tx that someone can recommend?

Are there any good dermatologist in houston tx that someone can recommend?

Many available...: Houston has an enormous medical center, so there are many dermatologists in practice (both at the medical center and throughout the suburbs). It is fine for one to visit several dermatologist's offices to see which office suits his or her needs or expectations the best. From my alma mater, baylor college of medicine, are dermatologists dr. Sylvia hsu and dr. Ida orengo. ...Read more

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Eczema, are there any alternative medicine that have worked?

Eczema, are there any alternative medicine that have worked?

Good Skin Hygiene: Quick daily showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. Only treatment for eczema flares is prescription strength corticosteroid ointments, no natural remedy unfortunately. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night with Aquaphor and chlorine baths if severe. ...Read more

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Do you know any natural holistic treatments that are proven to help a child that has eczema?

Do you know any natural holistic treatments that are proven to help a child that has eczema?

Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...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