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Is it true that herbalife treatment and diets useful in weight reduction really?

Is it true that herbalife treatment and diets useful in weight reduction really?

Depends on person: Herbalife protein shakes are high protein, low carb shakes, mostly whey protein. If you're using them as a part of a diet (low calorie, zone, or low carb program), then they will be helpful. If you take them without an actual program, like other shakes, they won't be very helpful. There are many protein shakes in the market and the biggest factor is taking them correctly and following a diet. ...Read more

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Vaporizer (Definition)

A vaporizer or humidifier may help thin thick nasal secretions, helping to unblock nasal passages. If the water reservoir is not kept clean, it can grow mold, which can ...Read more


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Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Doubtful value: It is one of those folklore medicines/supplements which raises some hope in the minds of those who believe in it. There is no good science to support its usefulness in Cancer treatment, yet. ...Read more

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How much Levofloxacin 500 mg is useful in the treatment of prostatitis?

How much Levofloxacin 500 mg is useful in the treatment of prostatitis?

Prostate is spongy: If the cause of the prostatitis is bacteria, and the bacteria is sensitive to levofloxacin, things are ok- however, the duration of therapy will be longer than2 weeks since the spongy nature of the prostrate allows bacteria to hide out and evade killing. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment in the US is useful to the urethra hypospadias of children?

What kind of treatment in the US is useful to the urethra hypospadias of children?

Checked and decide..: Be checked by an experienced surgeon, preferably by pediatric urologist if available, who will help you to decide if necessary to undergo surgical correction; if needed, how. That is how the care for hypospadias is done in the USA. More? Contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with rqpwjc to log in - using audio goes faster and learns more than text chat does. ...Read more

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Desmopressin acetate is useful in the treatment of?

Desmopressin acetate is useful in the treatment of?

Diabetes: Insipidus, which is a lack of ADH (vasopressin) hormone. It's also of use in treating a rare genetic bleeding disorder, as a stimulator for certain hormonal testing, and other uncommon uses.. ...Read more

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My husband has fatty liver. Is choline useful in the treatment of fatty liver ?

My husband has fatty liver. Is choline useful in the treatment of fatty liver ?

Maybe: Deficiency in choline, an essential nutrient, can worsen fatty liver. However, there are very few human trials looking at its use in the treatment of fatty liver. It is recommended that you take no more than 3.5 grams/day for choline. Higher doses have been associated with toxicity (sweating, vomiting, bad odor, dizziness, and others). ...Read more

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What are the most useful herbs for slckle cell anemia patients besides medical treatment?

What are the most useful herbs for slckle cell anemia patients besides medical treatment?

No proven help: There is no medical evidence to recommend herbal medicines to help treat sickle cell anemia. ...Read more

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Is there are any memory eraser medicine that can erase all of memory specially bad memory in psychology.That can useful in pstd or OCD treatment ..

Is there are any memory eraser medicine that can erase all of memory specially bad memory  in psychology.That can useful  in pstd or OCD treatment ..

No drug erasers: I agree with dr. Pappas. Work with a therapist who is epxerienced with ptsd and consider use of acupuncture as an adjunct (seven internal & seven external dragons). ...Read more

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Is Neurontin (gabapentin) useful in the treatment of alcoholism?

Is Neurontin (gabapentin) useful in the treatment of alcoholism?

Yes: Gabapentin reduces alcohol consumption and craving, which may help patients to maintain abstinence. These results, together with the virtual absence of side effects and a favorable safety profile, support Gabapentin as a potential drug for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal and dependence. ...Read more

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How useful is laser treatment for plantar warts?

How useful is laser treatment for plantar warts?

It can be: There are many different ways to treat warts. The laser is a useful (and expensive) tool to treat them, but i cannot say that using one works significantly better than other measures. See a podiatrist or dermatologist to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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Is traction useful for treatment for bulging cervical disc?

Is traction useful for treatment for bulging cervical disc?

It can: It is a safe treatment option and does work for many patients. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Has anyone with IBS found the use of activated charcoal tablets to be a useful treatment?

Has anyone with IBS found the use of activated charcoal tablets to be a useful treatment?

Yes: We have a hard time treating ibs. Many things are contributing to the discomfort and charcoal(used in moderation) if helpful, is probably O.K. ...Read more

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What is medication treatment for Leukoplakia ? Leukoplakia is on cheeks wall.. Is vitamin A useful

What is medication treatment for  Leukoplakia ? Leukoplakia is on cheeks wall.. Is vitamin A useful

Leukoplakia meds: Leukoplakia is a white patch. It sometimes needs to be biopsied if it does not go away in 3 weeks. It can be from biting or irritating the cheek. It could be a sharp tooth that needs to be polished. There are no OTC meds for this, except possibly dental wax that can be placed on a sharp tooth until you see your dentist. Avoid sucking on aspirin, as this can also be a cause. ...Read more

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Could you please describe how drugs that target the adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system can be useful for treatment of disease?

Could you please describe how drugs that target the adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system can be useful for treatment of disease?

Reducing load on: heart. There are many organs affected by the sympathetic system. One way drugs blocking the beta receptors for adreneric agents is by reducing the load on heart. These are used to treat patients with heart disease and Marfan's syndrome. This is a limited amount information on the subject. You may consult this site. http://www.uky.edu/~mtp/OBI836AR.html ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Not Really: Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe. ...Read more

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Is lyrica (pregabalin) useful in treatment of crps? Was given 75mg 2x's day, but i'm not sure if it'll help. It will be weeks before i can get spinal nerve blocks

Is lyrica (pregabalin) useful in treatment of crps? Was given 75mg 2x's day, but i'm not sure if it'll help. It will be weeks before i can get spinal nerve blocks

Yes!: It's one of the treatments for crps. Be patient it doesn't start working right away. Take it as directed. Ask your doctor about physical therapy. This treatment modality early in the disease process really improves outcome. ...Read more

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Low blood pressure symptoms and treatment useful?

Low blood pressure symptoms and treatment useful?

Depends: For some people, such as an athlete, "low" blood pressure is normal . A blood pressure is considered too low if it can't support normal body functions. Low blood pressure may result in dizzyness, lethargy, confusion, nausea, cold sweats, passing out. Treatment is necessary if symptoms are present. Might be as simple as changing your diet, drinking more water or taking medications. See an md! ...Read more