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Chronic vertigo any treatments? Trying vitamin C and garlic

Chronic vertigo any treatments?  Trying vitamin C and garlic

Get it checked: If your dizziness is brought on by a certain movement (turning in bed), then it may be bppv and the epley may be indicated. Bppv is usually short lived... 6 weeks to several months. If your dizziness is chronic... It should be checked and i would avoid using vestibular suppressants, they will hinder your body's recovery. See your local ENT if you have had this a while. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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How can i avoid and treat vitamin C toxicity? Is green tea effective for treating vitamin C toxicity?

How can i avoid and treat vitamin C toxicity? Is green tea effective for treating vitamin C toxicity?

Vitamin C: There is no scientific evidence that large amounts of vitamin C (up to 10 grams/day in adults) exert any adverse or toxic effects. An upper level of 2 grams/day is recommended in order to prevent some adults from experiencing diarrhea and gastrointestinal disturbances. To treat "toxicity"??? stop taking supplements. It should be urinated out quickly. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C cause abortion? Name the vitamin C without bioflavinoids to cause abortion and its dosage for 19yrs girl

Can vitamin C cause abortion? Name the vitamin C without bioflavinoids to cause abortion and its dosage for 19yrs girl

Possibly if early: First, you say you don't know if you're pregnant. If you are late for your period take a home pregnancy test to find out. There are reports that 500 mg of Ascorbic Acid without bioflavinoids every hour (including waking a couple times at nite) is often effective if done within 4 weeks of conception. No research proves (or disproves) this. See http://www.Sisterzeus.Com/hsp1shlp.Htm for details. ...Read more

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What does recnt research suggest about daily vitamin C supplements and the common cold?

What does recnt research suggest about daily vitamin C supplements and the common cold?

Prevents not cures: Recent research shows that people with sufficient vitamin c levels have fewer colds in cold weather. Once a cold develops, it has no effect if you are not deficient. ...Read more

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Multiple course prednisone asthma, omiprozole for GERD now vitamin d low and osteopenia -2. What can I do for GERD w/ impacting nutrient absorbtion?

Multiple course prednisone asthma, omiprozole for GERD now vitamin d low and osteopenia -2. What can I do for GERD w/ impacting nutrient absorbtion?

Good intake: Don't blame omeprazole- minor factor. Control asthma-use spacers for inhalers. Lose weight if overweightt. Watch diet. Try to avoid oral steroids so careful re: asthma. For gerd lowest cost of least potent med for shortest period of time to control symptoms. Adequate ontskr of calcium and d; likely will need to supplement d. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of intravenous iron for fixing iron deficiency?as I am unable to use oral iron,[I ve few liver cysts and chronic gastritis

Are there any side effects of intravenous iron for fixing iron deficiency?as I am unable to use oral iron,[I ve few liver cysts and chronic gastritis

Yes, some: Iron is commonly used intravenously. Usually well tolerated with the new IV preparations, some of the older salts caused allergic reactions. But go see a hematologist if you want to explore receiving IV iron therapy safely. ...Read more

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Vitamin C supplementation with garlic tablets have been shown to increase nitric oxide by %200. Is this healthy to treat mild hypertension?

Vitamin C supplementation with garlic tablets have been shown to increase nitric oxide by %200. Is this healthy to treat mild hypertension?

Neo 40 is made: from beet root juice and other natural products. Research shows it to be effective for pre-hypertension. Garlic can also be used, or garlic capsules. See www.neogenis.org for more info on Neo 40 and a related product called Superbeets. See www.relaxationresponse. for a behavioral approach to lowering bp created by a cardiologist. Peace and good health. See doc before doing any of the above. ...Read more

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I'm taking many supplements multi-vitamins with iron 100% of all, fish oil 1000mg, resveratrol 250mg is this ok to take all daily ihave for 1-2 years?

I'm taking many supplements multi-vitamins with iron 100% of all, fish oil 1000mg, resveratrol 250mg is this ok to take all daily ihave for 1-2 years?

You probably don't: Need the resveratrol at age 16. The others sound ok as long as you are in good health and have no contraindications in your history. ...Read more

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Hi there.. Would taking vitamin C along with TB medication help to fight the bac.. If yes ...1000mg of vit c daily would do the job....

Hi there.. Would taking vitamin C along with TB medication help to fight the bac.. If yes ...1000mg  of vit c  daily would do  the job....

Vit C: Helps in repair of tissues, but does not help in eradication of tb. The antibiotics are the ones that kill tb. Vit b6 helps in preventing the side effect of one of the medicines, isoniazid. ...Read more

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Are probiotic pills safe? I see warming labels on some saying may cause. Wats the best probiotic i can use. C diff positive with no diaherra.

Are probiotic pills safe? I see warming labels on some saying may cause. Wats the best probiotic i can use. C diff positive with no diaherra.

Probiotics: These are almost all quite safe. You might, however, simply use cultured non-pasteurized yogurt, and this should fulfill the same purpose. ...Read more

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I have hyper aggregation thrombocyte. I take low dose aspirin 100mg, vit e400iu, folic acid daily. Is there any diet or medication to cure it?

I  have hyper aggregation thrombocyte. I take low dose aspirin 100mg, vit e400iu, folic acid daily. Is there any diet or medication to cure it?

T'cytosis: hello~ if you have idiopathic thrombocytosis do not take low dose aspirin, unless advice from hematology. It can makes it worse. The treatment is plasmapheresis (thrombopheresis) when platelets are >1.5million. You need to see and be followed by competent Heme-Oncologist thanks http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145107/ ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good homeopathic medicines against hepatitis b chronic?

Can you suggest some good homeopathic medicines against hepatitis b chronic?

Recommend Against: Many homeopathic medications can be harmful to the liver. They are just more chemicals that the liver has to process (yes, homeopathic medications are chemicals). If cirrhosis is present, this can be even worse. Milk thistle is likely to be safe, but there is no clear data that this is beneficial. Many of my patients feel better taking it, however. ...Read more

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I have a vitamin B12 and vitamin defficency I am pure vegetarian any food or diet supplements to increase the level?

I have a vitamin B12 and vitamin defficency I am pure vegetarian any food or diet supplements to increase the level?

Vegetarian too: I am a vegetarian also. What were your levels? And did your physician provide any advice? Vitamin B12 is easy to supplement, but I am curious of the other "vitamin deficiencies" you mentioned. Please elaborate. ...Read more

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I have pbc, overlap of autoimmune hepatitis, current vitamin d level is low (on 50, 000 iu/week). Can I do anything to relieve the chronic fatigue?

I have pbc, overlap of autoimmune hepatitis, current vitamin d level is low (on 50, 000 iu/week). Can I do anything to relieve the chronic fatigue?

Fatigue with PBC: I truly sympathize with you, as I have patients with the same complaint. You should work with your gastroenterologist as i see no medication that is used for pbc. There is no cure at this time, but there are some medications that can be tried, probably not to necessarily make it better, but, at least, to prevent the speed of the worsening. ...Read more

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I have low levels of vitamin d (8ng)/ i don't have any chronic disease. Can i take 10.000 of vitamin d daily?

I have low levels of vitamin d (8ng)/ i don't have any chronic disease. Can i take 10.000 of vitamin d daily?

PROBABLY A BIT MUCH: For a daily dose d3- 1, 000-3, ooo units daily should suffice or prescription vitamin d, 50, 000 units once a week there is such a thing as poisoning and toxic side effects from vitamin d excess, so please do not go along on this ride. Consult your physician for proper dosing and monitoring of your levels. Stay safe. ...Read more

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What r some herbs or supplements that would b helpfull to treat migraines? I heard coq10, magnesium, vit. D, meletonin, and butterbur can b helpful.

What r some herbs or supplements that would b helpfull to treat migraines?  I heard coq10, magnesium, vit. D, meletonin, and butterbur can b helpful.

Headaches: Headaches are commonly caused by some toxin, pathogen or allergen in the cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction). CoQ10 works as an antioxidant. Magnesium treats the associated muscle pain. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the difference between vitamin c & vitamin c bioflavanoids ? And which of them are safe to take if we are not eating vegies or fruits? Suggest

What is the difference between vitamin c & vitamin c bioflavanoids ? And which of them are safe to take if we are not eating vegies or fruits? Suggest

The vitamin C in: dietary supplements is usually in the form of ascorbic acid, but some supplements have other forms such as sodium ascorbate, calcium ascorbate, other mineral ascorbates, and ascorbic acid with bioflavanoids. Research has not shown that any form is better than the other forms. All are safe, but eating fruits and veggies is WAY better!! Please eat them:) ...Read more

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Can echinacea goldenseal help with my recurring sinus and cold issues? Are there any risk? So tired of antibiotics and shots

Can echinacea goldenseal help with my recurring sinus and cold issues? Are there any risk? So tired of antibiotics and shots

Can try it: You can try it. It will help treat your symptoms and is non toxic. Let your doctor know you are using it and if you get worse be checked. All the best, feel better. ...Read more

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How safe and effective is taking herbal supplements of Turmeric, Ginger, Omega 3, green tea, and Garlic to fight inflammation caused by Psoriasis?

How safe and effective is taking herbal supplements of Turmeric, Ginger, Omega 3, green tea, and Garlic to fight inflammation caused by Psoriasis?

Not very: Don't get your hopes up or spend much money on stuff like this. There's no law against promoting these in glitzy "natural healing" sites. It may work. You will probably just be out the money. ...Read more

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With people who have cancer, is there any natural ways that could potentially help to fight it? Such as eating healthy, vitamin C and antioxidants?

With people who have cancer, is there any natural ways that could potentially help to fight it? Such as eating healthy, vitamin C and antioxidants?

Yes: Good nutrition and good hydration is very important but even more important is a good positive mental attitude a well-balanced healthy diet with light exercise will help you have a positive frame of mind to help combat the stress of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more