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Can apple pectin or other natural herbs reduce eye floaters in the eye?

Can apple pectin or other natural herbs reduce eye floaters in the eye?

No: Some people's floaters become less noticeable after an encounter with apple pectin, natural herbs, cookies-and-cream ice cream, watching Spiderman 3, or baking a pan of brownies. Of course, it's just a coincidence, so one must always be wary of anyone claiming he has some great cure to make floaters go away. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Cataracts (Definition)

Occurs whent here is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). Can be worsened by long-term topical steroid ...Read more


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Any natural medicine or herbal stuff that can help speed the healing process of an allergic break out?

Any natural medicine or herbal stuff that can help speed the healing process of an allergic break out?

Not a good idea: People who are allergic to pollens (i.e., plant proteins) can be unpredictably allergic to herbal preparations (i.e., plant proteins). Use of herbal supplements by pollen allergic people is not a good idea; pharmaceutical allergy medications do not have any contaminants to which allergic people might react. ...Read more

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How to holistically heal dry eye syndrome are there any hears drops teas creams and vitamins that may heal?

How to holistically heal dry eye syndrome are there any hears drops teas creams and vitamins that may heal?

Omega-3's: Oral omega 3's such as evoa dry eye supplements or thera tears nutrition. The omega-3's stimulate the natural oil and moisture glands of the eye and eye surface. You can also use preservative free artificial tears 3-4 times a day. ...Read more

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Can there be any process that filters foreign foods and their accuracy in nutrition facts?

Can there be any process that filters foreign foods and their accuracy in nutrition facts?

None: The us has labeling requirements that imported food is required to meet. But there is precious little enforcement. Most foreign foods only get evaluated when harm is detected which is after the fact. ...Read more

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In what ways are wound healing and immunity related to a good nutritional intake?

In what ways are wound healing and immunity related to a good nutritional intake?

Protein and energy: Wound healing is a complicated process that requires many factors including building blocks (proteins) and fuel (fats and carbohydrates) as well as cofactors (vitamins and minerals). Immunity is based on other cells but require almost the same basic components but put together. These are interrelated and work together always. Poor nutrition means poor healing and poor immune responses. ...Read more

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How are wound healing and immunity related to good nutritional intake?

How are wound healing and immunity related to good nutritional intake?

Vital importance: Good nutrition is essential for immune competence and wound healing. Weakened immunity increases your risk for infection. Malnutrition = poor wound healing. ...Read more

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Are there any natural supplement/medicines that helps heal conjunctivitis?

Are there any natural supplement/medicines that helps heal conjunctivitis?

See below: There are no natural supplements or medications. Although, a lot of pink eye will resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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Best treatment for new facial scar, that will reduce redness and speed up healing process?

Best treatment for new facial scar, that will reduce redness  and speed up healing process?

BioCorneum/Peche: I like to use biocorneum which contains silicone and spf as a general scar cream and peche which is great for targeting redness. ...Read more

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Can any herbal supplements help in healing of a bunion ectomy?

Can any herbal supplements help in healing of a bunion ectomy?

Possible.: Certain herbal and natural products such as cumin and ginger have anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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How does modern dental filling material interact with sugar, salt, pepper and food to inflame your mouth?

How does modern dental filling material interact with sugar, salt, pepper and food to inflame your mouth?

They Do Not: The bacteria do interact with foods to create acids that attack the teeth and cause decay and gum disease if you do not clean properly. Inflamed gums are the start of gum disease. If you are saying your entire mouth is inflamed then you need to see your md to check for allergies to food or materials. ...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

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What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

What are the Natural food & things that helps reduce Depression.

Many approaches: There are many natural treatments for depression, including counseling, healthy diet,exercise,fish oil, B complex, vit. D, 5-HTP and SAMe, herbs like St. John's wort, rhodiola and curcumin, homeopathic medicines & magnetic therapy. Treatment is best individualized. If one is hypothyroid then thyroid hormone helps. If one is allergic to gluten then avoid it, etc. I advise seeing an integrative doc. ...Read more

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Can korean red ginseng help in healing patients with hepatitis b virus?

Can korean red ginseng help in healing patients with hepatitis b virus?

No. : I would be careful taking any supplement with chronic live disease. ...Read more

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Will salt water help with the healing process of dental abscess?

Will salt water help with the healing process of dental abscess?

Not always: If the abscess is in the gums, your dentist may suggest that you rinse with warm salt water a few times a day for several days. However, if the abscess is inside the tooth the dentist visit for complete treatment is crucial and salt water won't be helpful. Remember, the abscess will not be cured unless the cause is eliminated. ...Read more

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Which natural(herbal, greens) products avaiable to help improve brain power and memories?

Which natural(herbal, greens) products avaiable to help improve brain power and memories?

B vitamins & more: Many of the b vitamins are helpful to the nervous system overall. Some foods are great sources, research them. Rosemary oil has just been related to memory improvement. Be careful, but search the web and ask a nutritionist or other professional who takes an interest in such techniques. ...Read more

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Is there any natural alternatives, herbs, vitamins etc. That can help with cll?

Is there any natural alternatives, herbs, vitamins etc. That can help  with cll?

May be: None of these is an effective treatment for cll, but if these make you feel better, you may partake of these, however, you should not forego conventional treatments that have been proven to be effective. ...Read more

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Has anyone with atherosclerosis dissolved the plaque with meds, herbs, foods, etc.?

Has anyone with atherosclerosis dissolved the plaque with meds, herbs, foods, etc.?

Vegan diet: Medications such as statins generally stabilize the plaque which decreases chances of plaque rupture and heart attack. In smaller studies they have been shown to decrease the plaque size by very small amounts. A vegan diet low in fat and concentrated sugars probably gives the best chance of reducing plaque burden (google dr. Easselstyn for more info). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more