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Are there any herbs that can get my kidneys better?

Are there any herbs that can get my kidneys better?

No: No herbs have been shown to be able to improve kidney function. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Are there any herbs that can get my GFR over 10% so I don't need dialysis?

Are there any herbs that can get my GFR over 10% so I don't need dialysis?

No: If you have established chronic kidney disease it is not reversible. Be careful what you take. You do not want something making it worse. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies that can help ensure I will not get pregnant other than your average contraceptives?

Are there any home remedies that can help ensure I will not get pregnant other than your average contraceptives?

No: No. I can't stress that enough. If you don't want to get pregnant, use some form of birth control. Condoms + spermicides are your best over the counter option. If you are already doing that, adding withdrawal before ejaculation (pull out before he shoots!) helps too. But, condoms are a must. ...Read more

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Are there any medicine that help fix acne scars? Or are there certain vitamins that help with acne and if there are how often should I take it for ?

Scientific Rx: Nothing you can do or take will repair acne scars. I'm sorry you weren't treated as you should have been. A dermatologist can make the scars less visible by dermabrasion or other methods. Vitamins won't touch acne, but if your benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you, your physician can write for prescription-strength rx -- an antibiotic, retinoic-acid derivative, "the pill", others. ...Read more

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Is there anything that i can do to improve my fertility? Any medication or vitamins i can take that are inexpensive?

Is there anything that i can do to improve my fertility? Any medication or vitamins i can take that are inexpensive?

Trying for pregnancy: A healthy lifestyle doesn't hurt, but most likely will not improve chances. If you have any risk factors like prior pelvic infection, you shouldsee a doctor since your fallopian tubes might be blocked. Otherwise, the best chances for pregnancy are by having intercourse at least every other day a few days before and around the time of ovulation. (usually 14 days before your expected period). ...Read more

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Are there any foods that will help me get pregnant?

Are there any foods that will help me get pregnant?

Healthy diet: Women can usually get pregnant without worrying about their diet, but there is some research that suggests a healthy diet can boost your chances. Try dairy, lean meats, complex carbs, oysters, fatty fish, yams and berries. A good pre-natal vitamin will help too. Also, it would probably be a good idea to have a physical exam by your physician and discuss all of this with him or her. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that you can take to get a bigger butt?

Are there any vitamins that you can take to get a bigger butt?

No: There isn't any vitamin that will help you with this goal. You can exercise your gluteal muscles, though! ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any herbs or supplements that enhance the brain?

Please tell me if there are any herbs or supplements that enhance the brain?

Not clearcut: Some evidence that a mix of Vitamin E & C may drop Alzheimer risk and some theoretical benefit for phosphatydal serine, alpha lipoic acid, & N-acetyl cysteine ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any foods that can make my vision better?

Please tell me if there are any foods that can make my vision better?

None: Nutritional deprivation affecting vision in the first world is extremely rare. No food or supplement is known which will improve vision above what your eye allows. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do naturally besides weightloss and exercise to help firm my breasts any kind of supplements that are natural?

Is there anything I can do naturally besides weightloss and exercise to help firm my breasts any kind of supplements that are natural?

Breast lift: Weight loss usually leads to breast drop (ptosis) and loss of volume. Fat grafting may be an option in the near future. Breast lift (mastopexy) may be your beast option if the breasts are low. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines that will help me get over shingles faster?

Are there any medicines that will help me get over shingles faster?

Depends: If the diagnosis is made early enough, antiviral medication such as Acyclovir or famcyclovir may shorten the duration of symptoms. Unfortunately, shingles is a painful condition that often requires narcotic pain medications for symptom control. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC medicine that I can take to balance my hormones?

Are there any OTC medicine that I can take to balance my hormones?

No.: Hormones generally do not need "balancing." There are about 20 major hormones and a host of others which are regulated very carefully by your body. They balance themselves. Is there some specific symptom or concern you have? ...Read more

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What can I do for anxiety other than prescription drugs? Are there any herbs that help?

What can I do for anxiety other than prescription drugs? Are there any herbs that help?

Valerian and kava: Both of these herbs will help with anxiety management. Usually available as teas at the local grocery. ...Read more

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