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Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy. Lifestyles changes such as exercise and reducing obesity are also important. Smoking and alcohol are forbidden. ...Read more

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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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Is there a homeopathic treatment for constipation?

Is there a homeopathic treatment for constipation?

Fiber and fluid: The best treatments for constipation are "homeopathic"- fiber and fluid. Get enough of both, and usually, the constipation will resolve. Remember to eat a balanced diet and stay active as well. With these simple things, most often the problem resolves. True clinical constipation- moving one's bowels less frequently than once in 5 days- is relatively rare, and should be evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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Best treatment for gastritis?

Best treatment for gastritis?

Gastric rest: Try not to eat too much spicy foods or milk products. This usually will resolve in less than 1 week. ...Read more

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Treatment for constipation?

Treatment for constipation?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural/alternative medicine treatment for gerd?

What's the optimal natural/alternative medicine treatment for gerd?

GERD: The best alternative treatment is dgl tablets which is a special form of licorice tablets in which the bad ingredient that raises blood pressure is removed, hence the name. ...Read more

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Best treatment for gas?

Best  treatment for gas?

See previous answers: Gas has no good tx. Try simethicone 40-80 mg several times a day (or maalox plus, mylanta ii, )vegetable charcoal tablets, phazyme, gas x, beno. Do not dring soda, chew well your food, eat slowly, do not swallow air, avoid foods you know produce gas...Beans, eggs, cauliflower, broccoli, etc, fatty foods, dairy with fat, certain sugars, etc. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis? ?

Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis? ?

Fecal transplant: While not ayurvedic, fecal transplant is a natural and non-invasive way to treat many colon diseases that is widely seen as one of the most effective remedies available. ...Read more

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Which treatment is best for spondylitis - Ayurvedic or allopathy?

Which treatment is best for spondylitis - Ayurvedic or allopathy?

Rheumatology: If you have diffuse inflammation of the spine, i highly recommend rheumatology consultation. They have strong drugs for inflammation that can often cure or decrease the severity of the disease. ...Read more

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Natural cures for gastritis?

Natural cures for gastritis?

Short Fasts: Best treatment for acute or chronic gastritis starts with periods of short fasts, it may be enough for three days for acute gastritis during the fasts fresh fruit juices may be taken.It gives the stomach some rest to recover from the inflammation.You can also take over the counter antacids to suppress acid in the stomach. There are many home remedies suggested like tamarind water, buttermilk bland d. ...Read more

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Any homeopathic or natural treatment for heartworm die-off?

Any homeopathic or natural treatment for heartworm die-off?

Possibly: To find something helpful for your pet, you'll need a homeopathic veterinarian. There are many of these throughout the us and canada. You can find them through search engines such as animal natural health center: http://www.Drpitcairn.Com/referrals/ all veterinarians on this list have completed dr. Pitcairn's courses in homeopathy for animals. ...Read more

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Any treatment for pyorrhea in india?

Any treatment for pyorrhea in india?

Yes: Pyorrhea is another name for advanced periodontal disease which has the same treatment in india as in the U.S. The first step is diagnosis to determine which if any teeth are salvageable. After that, a deep cleaning to remove deposits that have accumulated on the root following that is a re-assessment to determine if surgery is indicated. Lastly, ongoing periodontal maintenance and good home care. ...Read more

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What's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

What's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

Diarrhea: The best thing to try initially for chronic diarrhea is psyllium. It can be bought from the natural food store or in the form of products such as Metamucil. Be sure to drink extra liquids with it. If it does not help, I'll be sure to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for work up of the chronic diarrhea, to determine its source. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best treatment or diet for sibo sufferers?

Best treatment or diet for sibo sufferers?

It depends: 1. Be certain symptoms are caused by sibo. See health care provider, have hydrogen breath test (test does have limits too) if sibo documented and symptoms related--may warrant: 2. Course of antibiotic Rifaximin or neomycin if the Rifaximin is too expensive. 3. Improve bowel motility 4. Consider diet such as low fodmaps diet for ibs or, possibly, scd. ...Read more

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What's an alternative chinese herb treatment for pulmonary fibrosis?

What's an alternative chinese herb treatment for pulmonary fibrosis?

Sorry: True hamman-rich pulmonary fibrosis is refractory to treatment, and if some chinese herb worked, the research piranhas at the nih would have snapped it up immediately. "chinese herbs" are unregulated, often not what they're supposed to be, and some are deadly poisons that have produced epidemics of liver failure. I'm sorry about your lung disease but don't make it worse. ...Read more

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What is a homemade treatment for heartburn?

What is a homemade treatment for heartburn?

Apple cider vinegar: No medicine or home remedy works for everyone but according to the feedback at http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acid_reflux.Html apple cider vinegar is the home remedy that has helped the most people. But while 265 people say it helped, 40 found it did not help or only did a bit. That article gives other remedies to try.Avoiding inciting foods like fats/alcohol to prevent acidity is also important. ...Read more

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Is zinc carnosine an effective natural treatment for gastritis?

Is zinc carnosine an effective natural treatment for gastritis?

Helpful adjunct: The medical literature shows that zinc carnosine can reduce inflammation, hasten the healing of stomach lining injury, and speed the eradication of H pylori. However, use as a sole treatment (particularly with H. pylori) would generally be seen as suboptimal. ...Read more

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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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Homeopathic treatment for gallbladder stones?

Homeopathic treatment for  gallbladder stones?

None: There is no effective homeopathic treatment for gallstones. In the past some prescribed medicines were used to dissolve stones, but they had many side effects and were not that effective. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has replaced medical dissolution and shock wave treatment. ...Read more

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Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Maalox: It is not unusual for patients post-gallbladder surgery to have an issue with bile. Sometimes, bile refluxes into the stomach, causing a significant inflammation called gastritis. The stomach is designed to handle acidity. Bile is a base. The ingredient in maalox and Gaviscon counter-acts bile and usually will improve indigestion. Also, Questran and Colestid (colestipol) are helpful in pts. W/ diarrhea. ...Read more

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My father is diabetic and usually complaints of indigestion and loose motion .What could be the possible reasons and immediate treatment?

My father is diabetic and usually complaints of indigestion and loose motion .What could be the possible reasons and immediate treatment?

Paleo diet: The easiest way to improve digestion, diabetes, reduce weight, cholesterol, is by completely stopping grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) since it causes indigestion. Healthy food items such as eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take a probiotic (Megafood) daily. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection (1 day into treatment) and after taking it I get quite bad indigestion. Should I stop taking it?

I am taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection (1 day into treatment) and after taking it I get quite bad indigestion. Should I stop taking it?

You can, but: this is rather an adverse drug reaction, (not an allergic reaction), and may disappear later. If you can't put up with or it becomes worse, definitely hold the medication and contact your doctor, who may prescribe an alternative, good luck ...Read more

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I finished treatment for h plyori 1week ago. I still have nausea, no appetite, indigestion and burping. On 40mg of nexiun, how long till l recover?

I finished treatment for h plyori 1week ago. I still have nausea, no appetite, indigestion and burping. On 40mg of nexiun, how long till l recover?

Rx side effects: These are not unusual side effects of proton pump inhibitors. How were you diagnosed with H. pylori? stool antigen or EGD in presence of an ulcer. The nexium is part of the therapy (approx. 14 days) for H. pylori. It would be reasonable to take yourself off of it for a few days or take a 1/2 dose. Contact your doctor re: time course necessary vs. optional. Longer tx typically used if ulcer. ...Read more

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Gastritis (8 mos+) with no h.pylori or ulcers. Persistent indigestion resistant to treatment with PPI or Iberogast. Dr. says stress. Any suggestions?

Gastritis (8 mos+) with no h.pylori or ulcers. Persistent indigestion resistant to treatment with PPI or Iberogast. Dr. says stress. Any suggestions?

Need to look at food: allergies or sensitivities that could be causing this too. WOrk with an integrative medical doctor to address this and help you get some relief. PPI can cause food to be only partially digested, so this can affect your absorption of vitamins, minerals, supplements by altering the pH to reduce the acidity of the stomach. You need guidance, especially if your doctor can't assist your further. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for dyspepsia?

Dyspepsia Tx: Lifestyle changes, antacids, antiflatulants, herbal remedies such as peppermint & caraway & ginger , cisapride, omeprazole. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy. Lifestyles changes such as exercise and reducing obesity are also important. Smoking and alcohol are forbidden. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for behcets syndrome?

No: There is no clinical evidence that this approach has any value for behcet's. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Ayurvedic glaucoma?

What is the treatment for Ayurvedic glaucoma?

Iridotomy: Ayurvedia is an ancient form of health promotion from the indian tradition. I am guessing you are thinking of acute glaucoma for which which the treatment is iridotomy. If you have any form of glaucoma you need to be seen and followed by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is there an Ayurvedic treatment for dvt?

Is there an Ayurvedic treatment for dvt?

Not one you want: Dvt is a serious medical issue. If you want to treat allergies or something with homeopathy - fine. Dvt needs anticoagulants, surveillance and compression stockings. Don't get cute. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for ulcerative colitis? ?

Fecal transplant: While not ayurvedic, fecal transplant is a natural and non-invasive way to treat many colon diseases that is widely seen as one of the most effective remedies available. ...Read more

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Could i cure my period by Ayurvedic treatment?

Could i cure my period by Ayurvedic treatment?

Periods at 51: If by curing your period you mean having normal monthly periods, then any treatment that addresses and improves your general health will extend the lifespan of your ovaries, so yes Ayurvedic treatment can help. However around 51 many women enter menopause, so the estrogen production from the ovary declines gradually and then stops - when that happens your periods will stop. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for tarlov cysts in sacral region ?

Ayurvedic treatment for tarlov cysts in sacral region ?

Tarlov cysts: Tarlov cysts are benign outpouchings of the dura mater at the base of the spine in the sacrum or tail bone area. They are not the source of pain and do not require treatment. ...Read more

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Is zegerid OTC good for heartburn treatment and does it have side effect.?

Is zegerid OTC good for heartburn treatment and does it have side effect.?

Yes, but...: Zegerid is combo of bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda which neutralizes acid in a chemical fashion (it is alkaline), and a proton pump inhibitor to decrease production of acid. Disclaimer on label (and all antacid meds): do not use for more than 2 weeks, unless on doctor's advice. Don't want symptom relief for a potentially serious problem, e.g. Ulcer, severe esophagitis or cancer, without knowing what's what. ...Read more

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How to find good naturopathic and Ayurvedic treatment of male and female infertility?

How to find good naturopathic and Ayurvedic treatment of male and female infertility?

As your doc: If you have a good, board certified reproductive endocrinology/infertility specialist, he/she often will work with or recommend naturopaths who also treat infertility. For example, i refer to a board certified acupuncturist in my area (www.Acubaby.Com) and she's amazing! ...Read more

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Iam a pcod sufferer and wanna reduce weight upto ten kg... I am into Ayurveda treatment but not able to reduce weight.. Please help!

Depends on weight: I presume pcod stands for polycystic ovarian disorder. This is a challenging one. No one knows if the pcod causes obesity or if obesity causes pcod. Ayerveda sounds like a great complement to your overall weight loss goal. Why not add some yoga and exercise as a routine. Remember that a change in lifestyle is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term b. ...Read more

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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more