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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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