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How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?
Depends on cause: Gastritis is often but not always caused by h. Pylori. If you have h.Pylori the standard treatment is antibiotics but the tree bark extract mastic gum is proven very effective. Herbs like deglycyrrhizinated licorice, marshmallow root & slippery elm can help, as can amylase enzymes. Chinese herbs can help. Alcohol, tobacco & meds like Aspirin & advil (ibuprofen) aggravate.Best to consult a holistic doc or n.D. ...Read more
Not really : Weight loss, exercise and some meds may help to disolve stones but it can take months and the meds are expensive. Further, the stones tend to recur when you stop the meds. See nih or mayo clinic website on gallstones. Still, it is important to remember that it is not necessary to remove all gallstones. If you watch your diet and it doesn't hurt you it can be followed without surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy Habits: Constipation should be treated intially by examining your daily habits. Most individuals will benefit from 1. Eating regular meals at the same time each day. 2. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day 3. Adding fiber (1 teaspoon or 3 pills) with each meal 4. Gentle daily exercise. 5. Limit alcohol, and caffeine. If symptoms persist after 2 weeks of this routine see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
NO: No , there is no known herbal medicine to remove gall stone, how ever in some , herbal medicines will help to relive pain symptoms but will not help serious complications ...Read more
How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?
Kidney and Gallstone: First, find out why you have these problems at age 33. Second, treatment will depend on that answer. Third, as regards the kidney stones, drink lots of water. ...Read more
None really: It is not a medical problem, more of a physical one. Medications, herbs, mouthwashes generally don't help. If the tonsils have the deep crypts which trap food debris, tonsil stones will form. They can be removed cleaned out, but usually recur. If tonsil stones are a severe and chronic problem, tonsillectomy will cure the issues. See your local ent. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes -- have seen it: Yes, dr. Rajan sankaran, an internationally known homeopathic physician and teacher from mumbai, has shown cases where vitiligo improved through homeopathic treatment. It requires careful case-taking by an experienced homeopath -- it's not a "take this for that" situation. Since your note says you're from la, robert gramlich md (family physician & homeopath) may be able to help you. ...Read more
Get real Rx: Thanks for writing and please forgive my frankness. Someone may have told you that "natural is better". In the case of acne -- as, sadly, for most illnesses -- this is mostly disinformation. If this has guided your thinking and prevented you from seeking scientific treatment for acne (which is very manageable today) & led to your being scarred, i'm sorry & hope you'll reconsider. ...Read more
Full mouth detox: Very common question. Bad breath is caused by oral bacteria, billions of them. When you brush for 2 min, floss for 2 min, rinse for 1 min, you remove may be 5 % of those bacteria and even this is only temporary. So unless you completely eliminate those odor producing bacteria from our mouth ... Nothing will help. We have developed bios protocol where we can eliminate 99.98% bacteria - completely! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Gallbladder(removal): The gallbladder is a gallstone factory for those at-risk (diet+heredity). The presence of stones does not warrant treatment unless they are causing symptoms. Once symptoms develop, getting rid of the stones will only temporize matters--you need to remove the gallbladder. Thankfully, this can almost-always be done laparoscopically (out-pt surgery) & people do very well without the gallbladder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Life style modificat: Yes by life style modification it may help change your eating habits 1 after eating wait 2t0 3 hours before going to bed or lying down 2 avoid mint, cocolate, alcohol, smoking and chewing tobaco, onions and caffeine 3 avoid spicy foods, tomatoes, oranges, 4 avoid large fatty meals and eat small frequent meals, dont over eat 5loose some weight if you are over weight and avoid wearing tight clothings. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Careful diet modification to reduce fried and fatty foods, and increase fruits , vegetables, and whole grains can help. Increasing exercise will also help with some of the fats in the blood. Unfortunately, high cholesterol is ofen inherited and requires medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a person has a gallstone then is it medically possible that the gallstone could gradually & naturally disintegrate or can only medical intervention remove it?
Gall stone: It is very rare for a gallstone to disintegrate, either naturally or by intervention. However, gallstones start as crystals and grow like a crystal grows. Some particles form only as gravel. Gravel can pass. Gravel can flake a bit. Bile in gall bladders moves with meals. The gall bladder contracts and squirts bile and this process can stir up gravel, and thus mitigate some stone formations. ...Read more
Probably not: Dissolving gallstones has never been successful.They are pretty much there until they are taken out . Not all gallstones need to come out. Only if they cause problems. In fact most people with gallstones don't have any problem with them . When they cause issues it is usually as upper abdominal pain experienced AFTER eating. This problem would need to be evaluated by a general surgeon. ...Read more
Is it necessary to undergo surgery when the discovery of a gallstone in the gallbladder. Or there is a cure and there is no need for surgery?
R u having symptoms?: The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory". Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to you and your surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. However, if you have stones that are "silent"--not causing symptoms--we don't recommend rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2mm gallstone and 6mm polyp on gallbladder... Is lap chole the only answer or could i pass this small gallstone on my own? Naturally?
Extremely unlikely : Gallbladder flushes are an extreme form of medical quackery - they do not work. If your stone is not causing symptoms, then you're gallbladder does not need to be removed. Polyps less than 1 cm can be watched but need to be checked to ensure that they are not growing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i have kidney stones and gallstones and the pain gettin worse but i dont have time to go the doctor these days how to cure it home
Have hep c n cirohsis, gallstone, mvr , if having fever or sore throat, wt shld one take to cure fever or throat infection which is lite on liver?
Pain: Gallbladder pain from gallstones is usually in the abdomen right under the lower tip of the breast bone and/ or under the right rib cage. It can radiate to the back, and is sometimes associated with nausea or vomiting. It can also be brought on 30-60 minutes after eating. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Gallstones: Gallstones are made of various crystal that grow into stones in the gallbladder. They can be from bile (bilirubin) or cholesterol origin. They grow in the gallbladder, may be present without any symptoms, or may cause upper abdominal pressure, bloating, discomfort, nausea, or vomiting. Often eating fatty foods may aggravate the discomfort from gallstones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unclear: Some herbal websites suggest that ginger can treat gallstones, others warn that ginger may stimulate gallbladder contractions and provoke a gallbladder attack an article i found in a GI journal could not document any effect on gallbladder volume or ejection fraction in healthy males. Ginger may increase bile production. Actual effect on gallstones is unclear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Supersaturation!: Bile consists of a mixture of cholesterol, bile pigments, and phospholipids. If any of these increase, they can precipitate out and become solidified, forming stones. This is present in 10-20% of people in the US, although usually "silent". Heredity, diet, and age can all play a role. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Highly Unlikely: Most people with gallbladder disease are troubled by transient episodes of pain, often after eating (biliary colic). If the gb is obstructed by a stone, inflammation can develop, but it rarely leads to an infection. If a stone exits the gb, it can block the: liver, potentially leading to serious liver infections (cholangitis), or the pancreas, leading to pancreatitis; very rarely, this is fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, I would : Say it is on larger side. But small stones can cause problems just as much as large stones. If you are having symptoms of gallbladder disease, you should have cholecystectomy, ask your surgeon for specific recommendation. ...Read more
Not possible.: This is not a possibility, and , if it were possible, it would be a terrible idea. Gallstones which leave the gallbladder enter the bile ducts, and would cause jaundice, cholangitis, and pancreatitis. Do not believe said holistic or naturopathic treatments such as olive oil and lemon juice. If your gallstones are causing symptoms, see a surgeon. If not, nothing to worry about. Good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually ultrasound: Given the right medical history, gallstones are usually diagnosed by an ultrasound. On occasion, gallstones can be picked up by other means, such as ct scan or by plain x-rays of the abdomen. Usually asymptomatic gallstones are left undisturbed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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