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Yes: Elavil ( amytriptiline ) is vary anticholinergic. though. You should expect to get a dry mouthy, cycloplegia (burred vision when attempting to read) elevated heart rate and a few other side effects depending on the dose. Pamelor, (nortriptyline) I find is much better for fibromyalgia ) Less anticholinergic and still will promote REM sleep) ...Read more
Unlikely: The bark of white willow contains salicin, a chemical similar to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) thought to be responsible for the pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. Because of its similarity to aspirin and its blood thinning/anticoagulant properties, generally recommended to stop taking 10-14 days before major surgery. For a minor procedure such as vasectomy, 6 days adequate ...Read more
Yes and no: Von Willebrands disease will not stop you from getting pregnant. It will require certain precautions once you are pregnant. Having no period is another matter. The absence of periods usually means you are not ovulating, and you need to ovulate to get pregnant. You need to be evaluated by a Gyn or fertility doctor to determine the problem with your periods ...Read more
How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions like RA by bee venom, ginger, and willow tree extract beside or instead of meds?
See details: There is no evidence that these supplements have any benefit in preventing joint destruction, deformities and disability. There are conventional medications that do all of these things and often put the disease in complete remission. Why would you want to put you health in jeopardy with unproven therapies? ...Read more