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Best natural medicine for cold?

Best natural medicine for cold?

The one you know: You know already your mom's chicken soup ! ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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Which is best natural mosquito repellant spray?

Picardin: Lemon tree oil of eucalyptus is a good repellant, and it is safe. The active ingredient is picardin ...Read more

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What is the best OTC antihistamine?

What is the best OTC antihistamine?

OTC antihistamines: The second generation zyrtec, allergra or Claritin (loratadine) are comparative. None are perfect. Zyrtec is slightly more likely to make you tired ot sleepy. Often one works a little better than another and i adise you to test all three. ...Read more

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What are the best natural supplements to help fight mild seasonal allergies?

What are the best natural supplements to help fight mild seasonal allergies?

No supplements work: Seasonal allergies can be treated by 1. Avoidance measures (easier said than done) 2. Medicines like antihistamines 3. Allergy shots if the symptoms are severe and the above steps aren't enough. There are no supplements that work. ...Read more

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What are the best OTC sedative help please?

What are the best OTC sedative help please?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine with the side effect of sedation. It is commonly used as an OTC sleep aid. ...Read more

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What natural remedies are the best to cure asthma?

What natural remedies are the best to cure asthma?

Don't be foolish: Asthma is a significant disease with major morbidity and mortality. There are multiple double blind placebo controlled studies of various asthma therapies with national and international treatment guidelines. Don't waste your money nor risk your health and life, skip the health food store and get to your doctor or asthma specialist. ...Read more

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Best natural treatment for xenophobia?

Best natural treatment for xenophobia?

Travel: The best natural treatment for xenophobia is to travel to different places. There will be an appreciation of other cultures, customs, languages, etc. We should be thankful to live in the U.S. For many reasons including our freedom and democracy, but there are always new things to learn about other people that can help raise our tolerance and understanding of others. ...Read more

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Best OTC medicine for dog allergy?

Best OTC medicine for dog allergy?

Cetirizine: The most effective second generation, minimally sedating antihistamine is Cetirizine (adult dose 10 mg at bedtime). No antihistamine will allow ad lib dog contact so minimize contact, keep dog out of bedroom, use hepa filter in bedroom. If still symptoms have to consider rehousing dog in another home. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC decongestant?

What is the best OTC decongestant?

No specific one: There are numerous otc products available, but since no comparative controlled studies are, to my knowledge, available, it is impossible to say which is best. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC expectorant?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural remedy for eye allergic?

What's the optimal natural remedy for eye allergic?

Tears: Preservative free tears, and there a natural eye drops by similasan made for allergies, and cool compresses (wash cloth with cool water the closed eyes). ...Read more

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What is the best all natural anti-depressants?

What is the best all natural anti-depressants?

Nothing is "best": There are many all-natural approaches to easing depression, but none is a clear winner ("best"). Exercise often helps, as does good general nutrition, & omega 3 fatty acids in particular. Mindfulness meditation and psychotherapy of various kinds are "all natural". St johns wort (a plant) can help mild to moderate depression. Also: stay active, socialize, enjoy nature, sing, think positive etc. ...Read more

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Whats the best product for digestion regularity? Or natural remedy?

Whats the best product for digestion regularity? Or natural remedy?

Fiber: Fiber should be the first try. If that doesn't give an adequate response i would suggest trying probiotics. If symptoms persist despite these additions consider seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best natural appetite suppressant?

What is the best natural appetite suppressant?

DRINK WATER: Drinking water before you eat has been shown to suppress appetite. Also whenever you feel like snacking try hydrating with a low calorie beverage because 'mild hunger pains' may actually be a signal that you need to drink fluids. ...Read more

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What are some good natural alternatives to taking antihistamines for allergies?

What are some good natural alternatives to taking antihistamines for allergies?

Natural : Consider saline nasal rises such as neilmed that you can get at any pharmacy without a prescription to remove nasal allergies but also using a otc med such as naph con a. ...Read more

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What is the best natural medicine for allergies, specifically nasal congestion?

What is the best natural medicine for allergies, specifically nasal congestion?

Nasal Saline: The safest and in many cases, effective, is nasal irrigation with saline, available in any store. You can also add a nasal lubricant; there are many brands, my favorite are Rhinaris and Nasogel. If these are effective, great. If not, my suggestion would be to try OTC medications, most of which are safe and effective.Not nasal decongestants. ...Read more

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Whats the best natural treatment for asthma?

Whats the best natural treatment for asthma?

Not proven: For stress induced asthma.You can try deep abdominal breathing, relaxation, guided imagery, biofeedback. In the meantime talk to your doctor about pharmacotherapy. Asthma can cause substantial long term damage if not controlled. Don't forget that asthma can and will kill, if given the chance. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best OTC sleep-aid besides diphenhydramine?

Please recommend the best OTC sleep-aid besides diphenhydramine?

Some options: i think the diphenhydramine is one of the more effective choices but other that may or may not work: melatonin valerian root http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-land-nod/201305/the-lowdown-over-the-counter-sleep-aids ...Read more