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What are herbal remedies for arthritis?

What are herbal remedies for arthritis?

None, really!: Omega 3 fatty acids can help. Other high potency anti-oxidants can help. But no nutritional support with herbs consistently works. See your doctor for real help. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

GlucosamiProcollagen: For osteoatrhritis there is nothing proven to substantially prevent or treat it. Some people advocate natural products like glucosamine alone or in combination with chondroitin and msm. Others use "vital procolageno" or any pro-collagen. ...Read more

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Are all herbal remedies safe?

Are all herbal remedies safe?

No: Are all medicines safe? Remember that nightshade is a herb, so too is oleander both are very poisonous. ...Read more

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What herbal remedies are for anxiety?

What herbal remedies are for anxiety?

Talk to dr.first: Kava -- might relax you w/o the feelings of sedation, but in some studies was linked to liver problems. If you have liver problems, don't take it w/o discussing with your doctor first. Vit. B and Folic Acid are believed to affect production of neurotransmitters and thus help with anxiety. Valerian -- helps with sleep and is believed to help with anxiety. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal remedies for cystitis?

Are there any herbal remedies for cystitis?

Many: There are several remedies, most cause the urine to acidify and thus inhibiting bacterial growth, nothing repalces being examined and obtaining an accurate diagnosis and isolating the bacteria so you can obtain the correct antibiotic. Cranberrys and blueberrys help bacteria not "stick"to the bladder wall. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal remedies for colitis?

Are there any herbal remedies for colitis?

Colitis?: Olivia, you are pregnant and on meds. Has your bowel problem actually been diagnosed as colitis? You could have a thyroid hormone imbalance, for example, causing the same symptoms. Best to consult your doc. However, for many minor colon conditions, using probiotics especially those containing Saccharomyces Boulaardi, can help get things back in balance and possibly reduce symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some herbal remedies for sinusitus?

Multiple: Herbs to consider for sinuses: anis, fenugreek, marshmalow or red clove, cat's claw or gosdenseal. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal remedies for prostatitis?

Are there any herbal remedies for prostatitis?

No: There are no herbal medicines that have been show in scientific trials to be beneficial fo prostatities. That does not mean that some natural supplements wont help youy symptoms. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read more

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Any advice on herbal remedies for asthma?

Any advice on herbal remedies for asthma?

No scietific studies: Even thogh herbal remedies are and have been recommended by alternate medicine doctors, there are not any acceptable scintific studies to support their use in this day and age asthma is an inflammatory condition of the bronchi and you need to treat the inflammation and bronchospasm both and avoid the triggers like cig smoke therefore i can not recommend herbal medicines for treating this serious co. ...Read more

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Are there herbal remedies for a dry cough?

Are there herbal remedies for a dry cough?

Cough: Basically you want to boost your immune system. Examples are selenium, coenzyme q10, and oscillococcinum which is a homeopathic medicine. Ofcourse, consult your doctor first. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Randy Baker
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Medicinal Herbs (Definition)

Medicinal herbs is a term used to describe plants that either have or are believed ...Read more