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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
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: There are many effective medications for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. To name a few: methotrexate, Leflunomide (arava), Hydroxychloroquine (plaquenil), Adalimumab (humira), Etanercept (enbrel), infliximab, orencia, cimzia, rituxan, tocilizumab, simponi (golimumab)... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there anything I can do naturally besides weightloss and exercise to help firm my breasts any kind of supplements that are natural?
I am 39 weeks and have tried castor oil to help move things along it did not do anything except cause diarrhea. Are there any other natural ways?
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
Are there ways to prevent tumors and fibroids in the uterus? My mother has them, and we are worried that i will get them too.
No: You cannot "stop" them, but be examined for them and they can be medically or surgically treated. ...Read more
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