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It all depends!: Do you believe in science or anecdotal info? No amount of anecdotal info, as described for 100+ years will allow me to accept it's validity, unless subjected to scientific inquiry. When asked of those who "prescribe" such herbs to test, the best answer i get is that it just works, and that "they're too busy helping people to invest the time/money" to prove the science. Duh? I don't get it! ...Read more
No: No scientific studies have ever shown a benefit to colonics. In fact, what many people do not realize is that the colon lining gets nourished from free fatty acids in the stool. Basically the poop in the colon nourishes the colon! any therapies geared towards removing waste are potentially damaging to the colon! ...Read more
Yes: I have examined numerous persons with fibromyalgia, and the unifying finding has been pelvic girdle instability secondary to childbirth, trauma, and/or joint hypermobility syndrome. I first published my methods of evaluation in 2009 in the september issue of practical pain management. I also have placed a booklet on line at my pain board at quora.Com (free). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chances to conceive...?age = 29 yearstatus = bulky uterusuterus = 10.1x4.2x4.8cmendometrium =6.7cmR ovary= 2.8x1.8cmL ovary= 3.2x1.8cm
Depends: Chances of getting pregnant also depend on male factor and semen analysis. Male factor can contribute to 40% cause for pregnancy failure. More info is also needed as to what is causing your bulky uterus. If it is fibroids, then location of fibroid is important. Please get all your data and records and we can help you with a virtual consult. ...Read more
Dietary Changes: Weight loss is all about calories in (diet) vs calories out (activity). The safest way to lose weight would be to make some dietary changes that would reduce your current caloric intake (portion control, liquid calories, wise snacks) and also begin some moderate exercise program (walking daily 30-45 minutes). Particular nutrients or other weight loss products play a very small role in weight loss. ...Read more
60 y/o who experienced PMB. U/S showed endometrial stripe measuring 2.2cm. EMBX showed tubal metaplasia weak proliferative phase no hyperplasia/atypia?
Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle. Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Pessaries can help but most women won't use them long term. Mesh seems to be the only permanent solution since you treat the vaginal prolapse as the hernia that it is. The colporrhaphy operations are over 100 years old and treat a lateral defect with a central repair & usually don't hold. Despite the lawyer's commercials, most mesh repairs do very well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have been reading about new procedure called ultherapy, which claims similar benefits to liposuction. Any truth to those claims or big waste of $$?
Holistic = whole: "holistic therapy" means treating the whole person. It is not the same as substituting herbal or other nutritional supplements for allopathic medicine. The best cancer treatments address the needs of the entire person, and involve collaboration between multiple trained health professionals: medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, nursing staff, psychiatrists/therapists, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The most common reason for leaving the cervix is patient request. Current medical evidence doesn't suggest any advantages to leaving the cervix, though sexual function or bladder function were concerns in the past. If the cervix is left, the uterus must be removed by morcellation which can be a tedious and time-consuming endeavor, especially with a large uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does accupuncture really work? Are there any legitimate scientific studies that prove its effectiveness? Is it safe?
1.Yes. 2.Yes. 3.Yes: A study released in the archives of internal medicine (10 sept 2012); reviewed 29 studies involving almost 18, 000 people; indicated that acupuncture was found better at pain relief than no treatment or sham treatment. For some conditions it is superior to standard treatments.http://www.sfgate.com/business/prweb/article/acupuncture-is-effective-for-chronic-pain-new-3867880.php#ixzz2k2xjf3vp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excellent question!: Back to you. What scientific evidence do we have for animal fats?. I wish I could give you a definitive answer for and against. Recent studies have debunked the notion that all animal fats are bad for you. The association between consumption of red meat and CV disease is not clear cut.Other studies are linking consumption of animal fats to cancers.My clinical opinion follow Mediterranean diet. ...Read more
39y,married1.5y no pregnant medicine fostimon Duphaston meronal, egg reached19.having Adenomyosis.amh0.65.want IVF is there chance for me.
Which universities (except Wake Forest Uni) do scientific studies to regenerate bladder by using stem cell to transplant into patients?
Please see details: Memorial Sloan Kettering, MD Anderson, University of Iowa, & University of CA, SF ...Read more