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How effective are herbal cures in respect to Western medicine?

How effective are herbal cures in respect to Western medicine?

Interesting question: There is Western Medicine and then there is medicine as practiced in America. There are many recognized herbal medications in Europe that work effectively. ...Read more

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Herbal cures for anemia of chronic disease?

Herbal cures for anemia of chronic disease?

No: You have to be very careful about taking herbal- as sometimes you don't really know what is the ingredient. Anemia of chronic disease- is a type of anemia where is caused/related to chronic diseases that you have- for example- kidney disease, diabetes, liver disease etc. Growth factor like erythropietin/epogen can be used in anemia of chronic disease. Importantly to manage the chronic disease. ...Read more

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What is a good herbal cure for allergies?

What is a good herbal cure for allergies?

Allergies: Herbal cures have been fleeting and if anything do not result in significant or long lasting effects on allergies. If you want a non medicinal treatment for allergies, consult a board certified allergist and see if you are a candidate for allergen desensitization, it give you long lasting effects and immunizes to your environmental triggers. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal cure for premature ejaculation?

Is there an herbal cure for premature ejaculation?

Yes: Prescriptions for premature ejaculation include antidepressants like paxil (paroxetine). St. John's wort is an herbal form of this and some find effective. Korean ginseng improves penile blood flow and can boost erections so a man's refractory period may be shortened. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal cure for lung cancer?

Is there an herbal cure for lung cancer?

Not aware of one: Not that anyone is aware of! even though one may one day be found, be very carefull about what anyone is pushing as a cure! besides the financial risk there is also a health risk and interaction with other medications you may be on when you take any herbs of potions not reviewed or approved by the fda. At the very least notify your doctor when you are taking anything other than prescribed. ...Read more

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I don't have a fever no hearing problems just vertigo and clogged ear i need a herbal cure or diet advice please ?

I don't have a fever no hearing problems just vertigo and clogged ear i need a herbal cure or diet advice please ?

Med eval first: I agree w dr. Heller. Recommend evaluation by your physician to determine cause. You could have transitory sxs. Vertigo can be treated w acupuncture but should be medically assessed first. ...Read more

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Is ginger a herbal medicinal cure?

Is ginger a herbal medicinal cure?

Ginger: Yes, ginger can help with several conditions -- including painful menstruation, morning sickness, vertigo, osteoarthritis, and postoperative nausea and vomiting. People sometimes also use it for motion sickness, but it may not always help with that. It may have an anti-inflammatory effect. Fresh ginger extract may have blood pressure-lowering effects, according to some small studies. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal, natural, holistic cures?

Many remedies: This depends on what you are trying to treat. Depending on the issue, there may be a number of natural alternatives. ...Read more

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What is an herbal or food cure for gout?

What is an herbal or food cure for gout?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Whicn herbal medicine can cure gout permanently?

Whicn herbal medicine can cure gout permanently?

None: Gout is due to excess uric acid. Decreasing uric acid requires dietary changes and/or medications. Herbs do not reduce uric acid sufficiently to cure gout. ...Read more

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What should you call this herbal plant that cures bruises?

What should you call this herbal plant that cures bruises?

Homeopathic Arnica: You may be thinking of the homeopathic remedy, arnica montana. It is prepared from a plant, the mountain daisy -- which can be poisonous if eaten in large quantities. The homeopathic remedy is safe due to the dilution process used in making it. It can be used in trauma, bruising, and muscle aches. ...Read more

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Can there be any efficacious herbal medicine to cure TB than medical drugs?

Can there be any efficacious herbal medicine to cure TB than medical drugs?

No: If you have active tuberculosis please don't put yourself or others at risk. It is imperative that you strictly follow medical treatment protocol. ...Read more

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Can acupunture, massage and herbal blend help cure hydrosalpinx and blocked tubes? Or surgery is the only way?

Can acupunture, massage and herbal blend help cure hydrosalpinx and blocked tubes? Or surgery is the only way?

Doubt: Very unlikely that all methods you describe will help you. Having surgery is your decision, but probably your best option. Get 2 nd opinion to review all your options. ...Read more

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Any foods that increase blood flow to penis? any specific exercise that help to treat impotence? or any herbal supplement to cure ED?

Any foods that increase blood flow to penis? any specific exercise that help to treat impotence? or any herbal supplement to cure ED?

Seeing your Doctor:: to diagnose a cause for the problem would be the way to go. See a Urologist who specializes in this type of problems would be best for you. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Are the herbal medications that can cure hydroceles?

Are the herbal medications that can cure hydroceles?

No: Dr khorsandi's answer is correct. No medications of any kind are known to work. In children the majority of hydroceles spotaneously go away. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what herbal medicines can help cure for hepatitis b?

Hey docs, what herbal medicines can help cure for hepatitis b?

None: No herbals will cure hepatitis b. There are medications to stop viral replication, and treatment is usually for many months even years. Some people need to take treatment lifelong. ...Read more