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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?
Hold Further Chiro: In General, Chiropractic treatments are safe. However, in my experience, it is important your Chiro doctor takes your medical history, reviews your tests (x-rays, MRI) and perform a good physical examination. Stop your current treatments. If you are still experiencing dizziness, I would get evaluated by a Medical Doctor and consider a more thorough evaluation of the cervical spine. ...Read more
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
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
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