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Are There Any Natural Cures To Bruxism
Exercises, de-stress: Tmj is a complex problem requiring a comprehensive approach. Most with TMJ grind their teeth at nite, which is ofter related to stress, so stress reduction techniques including meditation, counseling, emotional freedom technique & magnesium may help. Dental work may be needed. But for many the most useful approach may be to consult a orofacial myologist for jaw exercises- see http://www.Iaom.Com/. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hives: Hives, medical name is urticaria, is an allergy caused by the ingestion or breathing in of chemicals that you are allergic to. Hives come out very quickly, and may go away quickly when the allergen is gone. Stress may also cause hives to appear. The hive is caused by the release inside your body of histamine, the chemical that causes the swelling and itching. Hives cannot be cured but treated ...Read more
Well, yes: The oldest and best known treatment to prevent mania--lithium--is a naturally-occurring mineral salt whose therapeutic benefits were first applied to kidney stones. Slowly, their beneficial effects on mania were discovered. Like digitalis--an extract of foxglove found to be helpful for "dropsy", then created in pure form as digoxin--many modern psych medications are natural, just purified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: Nightime teeth clenching/grinding is called nocturnal parafunctional bruxism and is considered one of many sleep disturbances called parasomnias. Everyone does this at night during normal partial arousals from sleep or during transitions between wakefulness and sleep. The best way to manage the negative effects of bruxism is with a nightime devise or nightguard. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any natural remedies for pms? Are there any over-the-counter or natural remedies that are known to be effective in the treatment of pms?
Try Vitamin B6: Pyridoxine hcl is vitamin b6. It's available over the counter. Some get relief using it just the week before menses; others use it every day. Experiment with more than one pill a day but don't overdo it. If that doesn't help, steer clear of caffeine and chocolate. Next step - talk to your dr. About antidepressants or progesterone. ...Read more
Hydration: One must know the cause of the laryngitis. The term literally means inflammation of the mucosa or lining of the vocal folds. The problem can be the result of overuse or misuse of the voice, true viral infection (bacterial infection very seldom). There is no gargle for this because you would gag and aspirate it into your trachea. Drinking 4 to 6 full glasses of water a day may help. See ENT doc. ...Read more
Natural?: The most natural remedy for most ED is a great attitude, a great relationship, mutual understanding, great romance, foreplay, locus of control, attention to sensate focus, treatment for underlying guilt, depression and great communication. There aren't many other effective "natural" treatments. Rise to the ocassion and elevate your sexual function. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: If you are responsible for a young person with acne, you'd be making a grave mistake not to offer them the benefits of scientific treatment. All acne can be managed by evidence-based medicine. Acne is a chronic, often mutilating disease and if you fail to act, it's likely there will be regrets for the rest of your life. ...Read more
None: Uveitis is an intrinsic inflammation of the eye interior without underlying infection. It is sort of like arthritis of the joints. No herbal remedy can help with this and since the consequences of untreated uveitis can be very serious, it is best to have an ophthalmologist see your eye(s) and apply the proper treatment which is usually very effective. ...Read more
Yes, many: Rhodiola is an herb that has calming affects. Valerian also quiets nerves. L-tryptophan and l-theanine are precursors of serotonin which is a calming neurotransmitter that your body produces. There are some studies that show that omega 3 fish oil is helpful for anxiety. Magnesium deficiency can also cause anxiety. Bliss is a product on my website www.Nutrametrix.Com/myramd which helps with anxiety. ...Read more
Some helpful hints: There are things that can be done to help lessen symptoms and depending on severity, may eliminate them. Weight loss, avoidance of sedating chemicals or medications, avoiding supine sleep can help. There is an oral device that a dentist can make and some medical therapies from an ENT that can help. Pap therapy is still the gold standard treatment and splints the airways open. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If your palpitations are intermittent and caused by atrial fibrillation, exercise can reverse acute palpitations. By quickly increasing your heart rate by doing jumping jacks or a quick sprint, you can over-ride the signal to the heart and get back to a normal rhythm. It doesn't work for chronic palpitations and may not always work for intermittent ones , but it is worth a try. Don't over extend. ...Read more
Yes: The normal vaginal environment - ie a microenvironment that has low levels of bacteria and yeast/fungus - is maintained by a very high acidity level - what is called a low ph of 4. A natural method to urge the vagina to keep a very high acid level is to use borate (boric acid) capsules in the vagina (from a compounding pharmacy) can help keep the acidity at the level it needs to be. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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