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Can Chiropractic Treat Behavior Problem In Children
Occasionally: Chiropractic is a form of massage; it is not medicine. Chiros use an outmoded theory of disease causation and then administer a deep massage which can help the feeling and pain but they offer no proper dfiagnosis or cure. It is best to see your general doctor or an orthopedic specialist first to rule out serious issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Constipation problems. I've tried everything. Laxatives. Fiber. Change in diet. Probiotics. Chiropractic adjustments.
Other basics: Do you try to move bowel twice a day, after breakfast and dinner, at least 5 minutes, regardless the result? Do you drink plenty of fluid including juices containing large amount of soluble fibers such as apple or prune juice? Have you consulted with your doctor( to rule out neurologic conditions and hirschsprung disease)? ...Read more
Dizziness after chiropractic neck manipulation. Already 1 week but not getting better. Will more chiro adjustments rectify the problem?
See your MD: The vascular system that feeds the coordination and connection between the spinal cord and the brain run through the cervical spine; alterations of vertebrae in this area can therefore potentially cause symptoms of vertigo, lightheadedness as well as others. You should see your medical doctor to assess your symptoms who might then refer you to a neurologist before doing any other manipulations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can chiropractors fix cervical herniated discs or can only surgery do that? What do chiropractic adjustments provide to someone with this problem?
Improve symptoms: A herniated disc can heal on its own approximately 80-90 percent of the time, and yet it is one of the more common conditions we do surgery for. The goal of non- operative care is to improve the symptoms of a disc herniation long enough that the herniation heals without surgery. Nonsurgical options include rest, medications, therapy, traction, chiropractic care, and various types of injections. ...Read more
Will my tremors go away? If my head tremors are caused by stress and anxiety, and i tackle the stress and anxiety in my life, will my tremors disappear? Or could it be a chiropractic problem? My head tremors used to be mild, but they're getting more sever
Tremors : Tremors can be associated with different medical conditions. There are different types of tremors. Anxiety may not be the cause of your tremors. Don't know your age. Because your temors are getting worse and it is seriously impacting the quality of your life - i recommend that you see a neurologist. Many types of tremors can be treated with medications. The best thing you can do right now is to find out the cause of the tremors through a medical evaluation. The doctor can recommend treatment options once he has evaluated you. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes, it can be: Cranial nerve abnormalities can be a peripheral nerve problem or a central nervous system problem. An example of a peripheral nerve problem is bell's palsy affecting the peripheral 7th cranial nerve causing facial droop of the upper and lower face. If it involves a central nervous system problem, then would need to be concerned about conditions such as strokes, tumors, aneurysms, infection, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your wallet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is teasing and possibly humiliating other people, without physical abuse, be considered a treatable mental problem?
What is prostatitis abacterial please describe i m really worried i too have this problem.Is it treatable disease?Please help me sir what does it affect?
See physician: Several types;acute bacterial prostatitis pain.Urinary tract symptoms, fever, chills.Chronic bacterial less severe , repeat episodes.Nonbacterial chronic prostatitis; pain in the genitals and pelvic area, difficulty or pain urinating, and sometimes pain during or after ejaculation. Bacterial treated with antibiotics for about 2 weeks. Chronic infection treated for longer periods of time. ...Read more
Hormones: Sure, by hormonal replacement. Discuss with ob/gyn. ...Read more
Definition: A neurologist is an expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, requiring the graduation from an accredited medical school, and at least 4 post graduate years of training in diseases of the nervous system. Neurologists have some training in psychiatry, but for psychosis, it is best to have a psychiatrist involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hirsutism of PCOS: Excess facial hair (hirsutism) in female is often caused by androgen (male-hormone) excess, commonly from polycystic-ovarian-syndrome (pcos). Adequate treatment of pcos, which is difficult, often improves facial hair, but takes time. Some med such as spironolactone can help, but again takes many months. Laser or electrolysis are probably most effective and fastest. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are chiropractic sessions beneficial in the long-term since many people appear to be treated for long extended periods of time?
We have many opinion: Orthopedists do have many opinions on this issue, but they r not 4 a public forum. U need 2 speak 2 an orthopedic surgeon of ur choice face 2 face. ...Read more
I have had back problems for a while now. My uncle is a chiropractor and I see him once a month, but the problems are still there. What else can I do?
Confirm diagnosis: Although spinal manipulation can be beneficial for a variety of back problems, lack of improvement warrants a visit to your family doctor, internist or orthopedist. You will need confirmation of the diagnosis and may need to implement a different treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 y guy have been masterbating for a while.I have dribbling problem.Please donot tell it masterbating is good i guess it causes it, is it treatable?
I do not believe in: Single approach, we must include other speciality in the treatment beause some we need surgery or other modalties for a good outcome. ...Read more
I just began seeing a chiropractor for problems originating in my lower spine, already improving, but was wondering if I should see an orthopedic too?
Yes!: Once they mobilize the joints of your mid-back, the tension and pressure on intercostal nerves can be significantly reduced and your pain relieved in just a few sessions. Graston technique is painful/wonderful thing. ...Read more
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