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Does anyone know of a home treatment for sciatica ?

Does anyone know of a home treatment for sciatica ?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

A condition that results in pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more


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Does anyone know of a homeopathic remedy for depression?

Does anyone know of a homeopathic remedy for depression?

Several excellent: Depression should not be self prescribed with remedies. Homeopathy can really help when thorough case taking is done. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best at home treatments for a UTI that really works?

Can you tell me what is the best at home treatments for a UTI that really works?

UTI: Sometimes it is possible to 'flush' the UTI with lots of fluids. As well, both Cranberry and Blueberry juice contain elements that interfere with bacterial attachment to the lining of the urinary tract, and may help head off infection. Should you be having fevers, back pain, nausea, vomiting, or feeling otherwise unwell, you should definitely seek treatment from your doctor. ...Read more

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Anyone know of any really good home remedies for a UTI infection that works?

Anyone know of any really good home remedies for a UTI infection that works?

Antibiotics at home: is the best "home remedy" for UTIs. Drinking lots of water can help a lot. Constipation needs 2B treated as it can both cause & prolong UTIs. There is no documented study showing anything other than antibiotics will "cure" UTIs. UTIs may eventually "burn" themselves out if you drink lots of water & urinate frequently. ...Read more

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Does any one know a treatment for leishmaniasis?

Does any one know a treatment for leishmaniasis?

Many: It can be treated with pentostam, glucantime, amphotericin b, and pentamidine. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if acupuncture is a good idea for treatment of rsd/crps ? I would really like to come off these meds.

Does anyone know if acupuncture is a good idea for treatment of rsd/crps ? I would really  like to come off these  meds.

Rsd: I really like mgmt of conditions such as cprs with alternative techniques such as acupuncture as opposed to medications. The only thing i recommend is...Give it a try. If it works, continue it. If it does not seem to help, stop. ...Read more

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Does anyone out there know of a good treatment for temporomandibular joint disorder pains?

Does anyone out there know of a good treatment for temporomandibular joint disorder pains?

TMJ expert: See a TMJ expert. Very complex disorder. I disagree with another clinician who recommeded "see your dentist, and then a rheumatologist". Things you can do include soft diet, jaw stretching exercises, antiinflammatory medication. Avoid clenching and grinding of your teeth. Meditation will help. Avoid unecessary stress. ...Read more

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What is a good anxiety treatment I can do anywhere?

What is a good anxiety treatment I can do anywhere?

Breathing exercises: The relaxing, or 4-7-8 breath, is very helpful. Once you practice it a little, you'll always have it with you and can use it without anyone else noticing. Instructions are too long for this space, but go to: http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00521/three-breathing-exercises.Html and look at "exercise 2: the 4-7-8 (or relaxing breath) exercise. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

Mononeuritis multi: Mononeurotis multiple is a clinical description indicating many isolated neurologic symptoms. It is usually associated with central nervous system, inflammatory or infectious causes. Only when it has been determined what the underlying cause is can a treatment be considered. Go see a clinician asap. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if all woman have treatment after mastectomy's what type of treatment is needed?

Can you tell me if all woman have treatment after mastectomy's what type of treatment is needed?

Unclear: For breast cancer, staging with histology, node status, metastatic situation is all considered as to need and benefits of radiation or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is a suggested home treatment for siatica?

What is a suggested home treatment for siatica?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for choreoathetosis?

Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for choreoathetosis?

Choreoathetosis: Treatment is symptomatic; 1.Neuroleptics.............such as Seroquel (quetiapine). 2.Dopamine depleting drugs...............Reserpine. 3.GABA-ergic drugs................Klonopin. 4.Minocycline with CoQ10. 5.Steroids. 6.Deep Brain Stimulation. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural cure for cystitis and thrush?

Anyone know what is a natural cure for cystitis and thrush?

For UTI: Some things that may help prevent bladder infection are (though none are proven by clinical trial): careful wiping after bowel movements stay well hydrated empty the bladder after sexual activity wear loose-fitting cotton underwear cranberry tablets only vaginal estrogen treatment has been shown to reduce the frequency of uti's in women after menoapuse - this requires a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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What type of treatment can be given when lupus-like symptoms do not quite warrant a diagnosis? Do I have to wait for a true diagnosis to get relief?

What type of treatment can be given when lupus-like symptoms do not quite warrant a diagnosis?  Do I have to wait for a true diagnosis to get relief?

A correct diagnosis: Get a correct diagnosis now. People with lupus can have a variety of symptoms that can be present in other conditions. If you do not have lupus you have something else. This needs to be defined and then you get help now. Waiting for a diagnosis that you may never get is not going to help you. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hypochondriasis? If no, how does one aleviate the symptoms? I have this condition.

Is there a cure for hypochondriasis? If no, how does one aleviate the symptoms? I have this condition.

CBT: In contrast to other forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy is usually more focused on the present, more time-limited, and more problem-solving oriented. In addition, patients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. ...Read more

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What can happen if a lupus patient gets pneumonia? What sort of treatments would they receive, and for how long?

Confirm, monitoring: Pneumonia can be due to lupus per se or infection. The diagnosis must be confirmed.If it is confirmed infectious, they should receive antibiotics and very closely monitored. If they are on immunosuppressives, they may need tapering of immunosuppressives depending on the lupus disease activity. They should be under close supervision by md and most often requires rheumatologist input. ...Read more