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Are there proven ways to help prevent hirschsprung disease?

Are there proven ways to help prevent hirschsprung disease?

Congenital condition: Congenital problem with lack of ganglion cells in portions of the large bowel. Sometimes inherited in some families. There is no way to prevent condition. Therapy is with surgery. ...Read more

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more


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Are there proven ways to help prevent chlamydia?

Are there proven ways to help prevent chlamydia?

Dont have sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Condoms help but don't 100% prevent transmission of std. Knowing your partner well, and remaining mutually monogamous (you & partner only sleep with each other) also help. The only proven way is not to have intercourse with anyone who might have chlamydia. Because chlamydia is usually silent, you cannot detect it on your own. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to prevent celiac disease?

Are there any ways to prevent celiac disease?

Two things: First, don't have any of the gene factors that make you more likely to get it (pick different parents). Second, don't ever in your lifetime become exposed to gluten. Since neither of these are realistic, there is nothing you can do to prevent it. ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent bullying?

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Are there proven ways to help prevent bullying?

"carry a big stick": Find a friend of substantial size. Learn self-defense. Learn not to engage people you don't know well - even avoid eye contact or walk away if necessary. Report those who engage in this behavior immediately. Make a point of avoiding them and their whereabouts. Others might find that firm resolve, upright posture, and a steady hand - being firm and unafraid - can help. ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent endometrial cancer?

Are there proven ways to help prevent endometrial cancer?

Possibly: There are no proven ways to prevent endometrial cancer, but there may be ways to decrease risk. Estrogen-only pills and being overweight increase risk. There are also hereditary factors. Weight loss (if you are overweight) combination contraceptives, increased physical activity, low fat, high fiber diet may lower risk. See http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/prevention/endometrial/patient. ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent bell's palsy?

Are there proven ways to help prevent bell's palsy?

No: There is no definite way to prevent bell's palsy as the exact cause is unknown. Although it may be caused by a virus, there is no vaccine or other known prevention. ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent bone loss?

Are there proven ways to help prevent bone loss?

Yes: Adequate calcium and vitamin d intake are important. Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy will significantly decrease bone mineral loss. For women who can not or will not take estrogen there are a number of effective medications specifically intended to decrease bone mineral loss. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease?

What are some ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Unclear: We don't really know how to do it fully. But there are some correlations which point to some value: exercise, and mental activities, especially educational completion, seem to protect. Foods include, red wine, cold water fish, mediterranean diet, fruit and vegetable juices, coffee, and perhaps vitamins and neutraceuticals (but beware of claims!). ...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 vitamins to help prevent diseases?

Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

LOADED QUESTION ?: Depending on your diet, if you are maintaining a good diet with mainly fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and staying away from the fatty foods, heavy sugars, not smoking or consuming alcohol. You are probably getting most of your vitamins in their original form and ok. Unfortunately most the civilized world has a highly refined food diet which strips the natural vitamins from our food. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E 200IU/d as well as antioxidents in general are good ideas-need to see a good integrative Dr. to further evaluate and correct and imbalances-which would be specific to you, check vit D, homocysteine,Vit B12,fasting glucose and insulin to start ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent low potassium?

Are there proven ways to help prevent low potassium?

Find cause: Ordinarily your kidney and colon regulate your potassium level remarkably well. If you're found to have low serum potassium, the cause needs to be found; we need to rule out early cushing's, a villous adenoma (reaganoma), conn's syndrome, early liver failure, medications, and (most folks don't know this) too much licorice. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. Many cannot be prevented, for example, ra. ...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 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 any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Are there any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Cannot be prevented: There is no way to prevent schizophrenia. Available medications only help treat the symptoms. If you are experiencing any worrisome symptoms or have any concerns about this diagnosis, please talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to treat diarrhea from colitis?

Are there any natural ways to treat diarrhea from colitis?

Well: ... While sufferers of colitis will have diarrhea most of the time, diarrhea does not mean one have an underlying disease. You can have an "upset stomach", you ate soothing not fresh or spoiled or too much fruit etc.Etc. You can have diarrhea for a short period of time. Only if it goes on an on and is also accompanied by other symptoms and findings the search for the a diagnosis will start. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent kidney disease?

What are some ways to prevent kidney disease?

BP and DM control: Hypertension and diabetic control to goal is the key. ...Read more