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Are there natural ways to treat circumscribed scleroderma?

Are there natural ways to treat circumscribed scleroderma?

Exercise: It is a localized disease and the only complication is if effects movement of a body part. If it is on an extremity do exercise and range of motion. A moisturizer will help to soften the skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
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Circumscribed Scleroderma (Definition)

Circumscribed scleroderma refers to localized scleroderma ("hard skin"). The body produces excess collagen which produces hardened skin. This can range from a small area of abnormal skin to a disfiguring skin lesion. Even though internal organs are not affected, the hard skin can attach itself to underlying muscle ...Read more


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Are there natural ways to treat heart sac inflammation?

Are there natural ways to treat heart sac inflammation?

Not sure there is: Inflammation of the sac around the heart is called pericarditis. It can be caused by an infection , trauma , cancer , or after a heart attack. Usually nonsteroidals like Motrin in high doses are given . Rarely corticosteroids are given. Some evidence that Colchicine may be helpful in chronic inflammation. Hypothyroidism autoimmune dz also need r/o. No natural med i know of effectively treats this. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to treat cerebral vaculitis?

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None: There are absolutely no reasonable "natural" ways to treat vasculitis. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to treat ischemic bowel disease?

Are there any natural ways to treat ischemic bowel disease?

I'll try to explain: Ischemic disease is from the build up of sludge or blockages in the arteries of the body over a lifetime. This happens in all of the arteries, the heart, the intestines, the legs etc. Too much blockage leads to too little blood flow and produces symptoms of pain etc. First step in therapy is hydration, but, there is a mechanical blockage that is not able to be reversed by anything we now know. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to treat fibromyalgia symptoms ?

Are there any natural ways to treat fibromyalgia symptoms ?

Yes: ? about natural therapies for fibromyalgia (FM). FM multifactorial & involves musculoskeletal system. Muscle deconditioning & chronic widespread muscle spasms generate chronic widespread pain & pain in bed interrupts sleep, leading to depression & chronic fatigue. Aquatherapy, gentle yoga, neutraceuticals, massage, topical & edible cannabis, nutritional optimization, & mindfulness therapies help. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to treat graves disease?

What are some natural ways to treat graves disease?

None: This condition requires medications and sometimes radioactive ablation/surgery depending on response to therapy. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat hypogonadism?

Are there natural ways to treat hypogonadism?

Depends: It depends upon the cause of the hypogonadism...If its due to excessive exercise you can cut down on your exercise, if its due to being underweight or having anorexia, counseling and weight gain would help. If its due to something called kallmann's syndrome ( a brain defect) then no.... Speak to your doctor about your cause and see if they have a natural solution. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat depression?

Are there natural ways to treat depression?

Natural aids: Exercise is a natural antidepressant. Even when you feel like staying in bed, get up and exercise. It will improve your mood. Laughter is also a natural antidepressant. See a funny movie. Laugh out loud. Speak with a friend. Go to a mall, it may help you get your mind off your troubles. Listen to music it may also help improve your mood. Therapy is also a huge help so why not take advantage of it? ...Read more

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Are there any natural homeopathic ways to treat muscular myopathy?

Are there any natural homeopathic ways to treat muscular myopathy?

Myopathies: There are many kinds of myopathies, and conventional treatment success with them is variable. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myopathy/myopathy.htm if wanting to try homeopathy, i'd suggest collaborative care between a neurologist and well-trained classical homeopath. Your case needs to be explored carefully to find individualizing characteristics that lead to a particular homeopathic remedy. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat eating disorders?

Are there natural ways to treat eating disorders?

Yes: In general eating disorders are considered to be a psychiatric condition and a multidisciplinary approach with nutritional rehabilitation, medical monitoring, and psychological treatment. Medications can be used but are not alway necessary. ...Read more

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What are some ways to cure panniculitis?

What are some ways to cure panniculitis?

Medical vs. Surgical: Panniculitis is cellulitis of the abdominal apron or excess abdominal skin in the lower abdomen. It is treated initially with antibiotics and topical medications. If it continues to recur, a panniculectomy, which is removal of the abdominal apron, can be performed. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat child with diabetes?

Are there natural ways to treat child with diabetes?

No: The only way to treat type 1 diabetes is to replace the Insulin that the pancreas no longer makes. Studies have failed to find supplements to reverse the process or even slow it down. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat kidney death?

Are there natural ways to treat kidney death?

No.: Kidney death (if irreversible) is not treatable except for by dialysis or kidney transplant. Kidney disease is treatable mostly with control of blood pressure and risk factors (like diabetes, cholesterol, protein in urine). There are "natural" things which may be beneficial (sodium bicarbonate, red rice yeast extract) but this has not been firmly established. ...Read more

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Are there any holistic ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Are there any holistic ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Http://nccih.nih.org: The above site is a reputable site that tells you what is proven to work and what is not. Don't pay for any potions your practitioner sells you that haven't been scientifically proven to work. ...Read more

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Are there ways to treat or cure Stockholm syndrome?

Are there ways to treat or cure Stockholm syndrome?

Yes: This would usually involve psychotherapy , A person who has this condition has obviously been threw great emotional turmoil and should have the opportunity to work with a therapist. ...Read more

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Are there any known ways to treat interstial lung disease?

Are there any known ways to treat interstial lung disease?

Depends on cause: Since interstitial lung disease is a broad group of lung diseases with many different causes, the treatment depends on the underlying cause. In most cases, treating the cause, preventing further lung damage, & providing support to lungs goes a long way in helping patients with ild. However as ild progresses some patients will need lung transplant. Talk to a pulmonologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat bacterial tracheitis?

Are there natural ways to treat bacterial tracheitis?

Yes, antibiotics: ...Nearly all of which are derived from nature. E.G. Penecillin and cephalosporins all their relatives come from fungi. That said, nearly all forms of "tracheitis" and bronchitis are due to viruses, and then you can use all the non-doctor prescribed meds you want, because we have few antibiotics for viruses. Treat the symptoms and it usually gets better in spite of, not because of the antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to treat hirsutism?

What are natural ways to treat hirsutism?

It kind of depends.: It depends on the cause of and severity of hirsutism. For women with mild hirsutism due to pcos, a new product was just launched that helps. It's all natural and is a derivative of substances in the vitamin b family. It's called pregnitude (www.Pregnitude.Com). See a qualified reproductive endocrinologist who can discuss other options. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: There are no known natural ways to cure hypothyroidism. If you have this condition you should be under the care of a physician and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Are there alternative ways to treat scoliosis?

Are there alternative ways to treat scoliosis?

None effective: The only treatmrent that has changed the natural course of scoliois . Is bracing in the the growing and surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Scleroderma (Definition)

An autoimmune disease in which there is excessive thickening of the connective tissues. This can cause skin tightening, rash, difficulty swallowing, and in severe cases affect ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Dermatosclerosis (Definition)

Dermatosclerosis = scleroderma = autoimmune disease affecting connective tissue & blood vessels. It causes skin to thicken asymmetrically due to deposits of fibrous connective ...Read more