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Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Why would Ayurvedic medicines cause eye burning, loose motion and vomiting?

Dangerous: Since there is no control over what is in ayurvedic medications, it is not unusual that they may cause unpleasant or even dangerous side-effects. One study of these medications showed toxic levels of heavy metals. Do yourself a favor and do not take these. Natural does not mean healthy. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Please answer! What medicine should I take for loose motion?

Please answer! What medicine should I take for loose motion?

Loperamide: Also, known as Imodium (loperamide). Dose is one tab now and 1 tabs after each loos bowel movement. Please read warnings on package. ...Read more

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Feeling vomiting and having loose motion.have taken medicines but no reaction took place.

Feeling vomiting and having loose motion.have taken medicines but no reaction took place.

Gastroenteritis: You may have a food poison they are usually self limiting in 48 – 72 hrs, just make sure keep yourself is well hydrated. If symptoms prolong more than that you may need antibiotic. ...Read more

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Suffering from loose motion and fever for last 36 hours and medicine is not working. Have tried norflox. Please suggest

Suffering from loose motion and fever for last 36 hours and medicine is not working. Have tried norflox. Please suggest

Stomach Flu: I am very surprised anyone would put you on an antibiotic for this so early in the illness when it is stomach flu season. The flu is caused by a virus and not by a bacterium. Did a real doctor prescribe this antibiotic for you it seems inappropriate to me. ...Read more

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My 3 years old daughter is suffering from loose motion she is taking her medicines but right now she did a green motion pls advice?

My 3 years old daughter is suffering from loose motion she is taking her medicines but right now she did a green motion pls advice?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Hi, I am from India but in US now. I have loose motion (Watery) since couple of days. Can I take Loperamide medicine (googled it) OTC? Is it safe? TY

Hi, I am from India but in US now. I have loose motion (Watery) since couple of days. Can I take Loperamide medicine (googled it) OTC? Is it safe? TY

Loperamide is safe: Yes, you could take Imodium (loperamide) over the counter, it is safe. Try it and hopefully it will help, however if you take loperamide and continue to have diarrhea for more than two days then you should see a doctor to treat the underlying cause of diarrhea (ie. possible infection). Make sure you drink plenty of water while on loperamide as well. ...Read more

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What medicines are there for loose motion?

What medicines are there for loose motion?

What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Clarify your definition of "diarrhea" then call your doctor please to get checked. ...Read more

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My 5 year daughter is having loose motion for two days. What medicine should I give her?

My 5 year daughter is having loose motion for two days. What medicine should I give her?

No meds: Slightly loose stools (4-5 watery stools/day), avoid milk and milk products for a couple of days, avoid heavy, spicy or fried foods, and give plenty of clear fluids (water, weak tea, pedialyte or watered down gatorade). Call your doctor if diarrhea > 1 week, or if vomiting or fever occurs. ...Read more

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My 2months 15 days old son having loose motion 4 times with in a day. I give power gyl cipla medicine 2 times 1.5ml. But he don't have any relief.

My 2months 15 days old son having loose motion 4 times with in a day.
I give power gyl cipla medicine 2 times 1.5ml.
But he don't have any relief.

Stop Powergyl!: Please do not give your infant this medicine for the loose motion. It is an anti-fungal and antibiotic that has no use in young infants! It is not uncommon for infants to have loose motions for 4 times, as long as he is well otherwise. If he has real diarrhea, follow these instructions: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/abdominal/Pages/Diarrhea.aspx ...Read more

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My 4 month baby suffering from cold and cough and loose motion for 4 days. My doctor adviced some medicine but there is no improvement.please help?

My 4 month baby suffering from cold and cough and loose motion for 4 days. My doctor adviced some medicine but there is no improvement.please help?

Limits on meds: 60% of respiratory infections of children are due viruses (colds). Studies now show very unsafe to give infants cough medications. American Academy if Pediatrucs says no child under six should take these. Most colds pass in a week. Bulb suction for comfort, cool must humidifier. Vaseline on butt to protect from diarrhea. Be patient — if worsens check with your doctor but no meds are recommended ...Read more

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I am passing loose motion for the past 2 weeks. I m given medicines prodep, petril,andmirtaz bbecause of low serotonin level in my brain., wat s d cause?

I am passing loose motion for the past 2 weeks. I m given medicines prodep, petril,andmirtaz bbecause of low serotonin level in my brain., wat s d cause?

"low seratonin"?: U mention u were rx'ed mirtazepine, fluoxetine, & clonazepam, & that ur doc said these were to treat "low seratonin in my brain" Ur treatment & the stated explanation are commonly used in depression +/- anxiety. What ur doc mentioned is a very general understanding of what causes MDD, but the best way to find out more about ur illness & diagnosis is 2 discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Can you tell if it is proper take oral rehydration solution to manage frequent loose motion for a patient taking high blood pressure controlling medicine?

Can you tell if it is proper take oral rehydration solution to manage frequent loose motion for a patient taking high blood pressure controlling medicine?

Too complicated: This question is too complex to answer thoughtfully. It would be unreasonable to answer this question without much more information and probably without examining you. You should see your doctor for advice to help control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there any good diets that go well with Ayurvedic medicine?

Are there any good diets that go well with Ayurvedic medicine?

Yes: Ayurvedic diets focus on fresh whole foods that vary according to your basic constitution and your current imbalances. I find that "clean, " anti-inflammatory, plant-based diets are in line with Ayurvedic principles. ...Read more

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Are there any effective Ayurvedic medicine on herpes?

Are there any effective Ayurvedic medicine on herpes?

Herpes -herbal med: Stress reduction and immune system balance can help keep the virus in check and avoid outbreaks.

Licrogel made from licorice root (glycerrhiza g.) is the most effective topical remedy once an outbreak has occurred. ...Read more

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Can Ayurvedic medicine help with sexual dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction?: There r plenty of medication for sexual dysfunction. Talk to u pcp and he will be able to help u. ...Read more

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Some whitish spores are appearing on my skin. Now I am taking Ayurvedic medicine for the same?

Some whitish spores are appearing on my skin. Now I am taking Ayurvedic medicine for the same?

Tough to know: Whitish spots on the skin can be many things. Some simple and common causes are pityriasis alba, vitiligo, tinea versicolor, eczema, a side effect of topical steroids, even a type of skin lymphoma (hypopigmented mycosis fungoides) and many others. You should probably get this evaluated by your family doctor or a dermatologist to make sure. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can someone please advise on the Ayurvedic medicine which can be used for stronger erection during intercourse?

Can someone please advise on the Ayurvedic medicine which can be used for stronger erection during intercourse?

Here are some ...: I'm afraid there has been no known means or pills ever proven to enhance "stronger" erection during coitus. However, the combo of practicing healthy lifestyle without obsession + avoiding sex more than 2-3 times per week at 33 + doing sex after full mental and physical rest & recovery will definitely make your performance better and stronger than what you can now, but don't compare to others... ...Read more

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Could someone please advise on the Ayurvedic medicine which can be used for stronger erection during intercourse?

Could someone please advise on the Ayurvedic medicine which can be used for stronger erection during intercourse?

Ayurveda & erections: Please first see your doctor to make sure vascular and hormonal health are good. If you are monitoring yourself mentally that can interfere w/the natural process. A clinical psychologist or licensed sex therapist can help. Fatigue can be an issue. If you go to an Ayurvedic or other alternative practitioner please make sure you research them well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 23 years. I am taking Ayurvedic medicine to increase my hunger. Recently I caught by common cold and fever. Can I continue with those medicines?

I am 23 years. I am taking Ayurvedic medicine to increase my hunger. Recently I caught by common cold and fever. Can I continue with those medicines?

Yes: These medicines are not attended by the risks that pharmaceutical-house meds carry -- the latter are far stronger for better and for worse. Unless your practitioner has warned you, continue doing as seems best. Truth be told, the best remedy for defective appetite predates even the wonderful books we call the vedas -- it's getting into an active, fitness-based lifestyle. ...Read more

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Dasmularist Ayurvedic medicine what is benefit of this?

Dasmularist Ayurvedic medicine what is benefit of this?

See below: Ayurveda is one of the oldest known systems of medicine begining several thousand yrs ago in india. Base on 2 principles: prolong life and promote good health and rid the body of disease and dysfunction. Benefit: achieves balance between mind, body and spirit. Taking care of 5 elements (earth, air, water, fire and ether) that interact and control bodily functions is essential. ...Read more

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Are there any effective Ayurvedic medicine on increasing height?

Are there any effective Ayurvedic medicine on increasing height?

No: Sorry no. accepting yourself the way you are- would be the best. The earlier you accept yourself, the sooner your life would be better. ...Read more

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How do you get trained in Ayurvedic medicine, is there a formal degree program?

How do you get trained in Ayurvedic medicine, is there a formal degree program?

Ayurvedic colleges: The national Ayurvedic medical association has recognized 12 Ayurvedic colleges in the US that meet their standards for training. These colleges offer various degrees and certifications.
See http://ayurvedanama.org/schools-programs/ for more information. ...Read more

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In what way can I learn about Ayurvedic medicine?

In what way can I learn about Ayurvedic medicine?

Ayurevdia: The Kripalu Center near Stockbridge MA has Ayurvedic medicine services available in their yoga and health center. If you can't get there, perhaps they can refer you to someone. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any Ayurvedic medicine to remove heavy metal toxicity?

Can you tell me any Ayurvedic medicine to remove heavy metal toxicity?

Heavy Metal: Toxicity. Please get tested by a naturally oriented doctor or nutritionist to know the level of toxicity if any. One good lab for that is Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas. Take a look at their website. They offer cheating agents, both Western and I believe some Indian to remove metals in addition to their services as a US certified lab. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I try Ayurvedic medicine at the same time as taking viagra (sildenafil)?

Can I try Ayurvedic medicine at the same time as taking viagra (sildenafil)?

Maybe: You should always discuss *all* of the medicine you are taking with your doctor. It is improtant to remember that all medicine, even herbal medicine and vitamins can have side effects. They also can potentially interact with prescription medicine to increase or decrease the effect of the medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more