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What are some natural alternative to prescription medication for focus and attention for children?

What are some natural alternative to prescription medication for focus and attention for children?

Nothing but....: Altho many things are advertised, nothing has been proven to work . My practical experience of 3 decades also has not seen any natural products that help.Having said that, I have had very, very rare success with elimination diets. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Woods
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Inability To Concentrate (Definition)

You rely on your concentration to get you through the day, to perform you work. When you're unable to concentrate, you can't think clearly, can't focus on the task at hand or maintain your attention. There are number of psychological or medical conditions ...Read more


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Are their any natural methods to encourage ejaculation for male unable to produce due to medication?

Are their any natural methods to encourage ejaculation for male unable to produce due to medication?

What medication?: If you are taking an alpha blocker for an enlarged prostate such as tamsulosin(brand name Flomax)or alfuzosin(brand name Uroxatral) then retrograde ejaculation is a side effect.You actually ejaculate but it backs into the bladder instead of coming out.It comes out mixed in your urine. ...Read more

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In humanistic therapy, what is the treatment for compulsive over-eating, inability to finish work and severe depression?

In humanistic therapy, what is the treatment for compulsive over-eating, inability to finish work and severe depression?

Ur Growth, Here, Now: Humanistic approaches 2helping u clear obstacles in ur path blocking u from leading a more fulfilling life, feeling more connected w/others would tend 2focus on helping u examine these obstacles & help u come up w/ur own solutions. Ur perspectives on ur life & these obstacles would be key, as would helping u become aware of any judgement about them & how such judgments may be holding u back. ...Read more

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Need medical advice for severe depression and the inability to cry?

Need medical advice for severe depression and the inability to cry?

If you have severe: Depression i wouldn't ask form medical advice- i would ask for medical care. Encourage comprehensive psychiatric evaluation ; any indicated treatment. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong or tai chi, . ...Read more

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How should I pay attention to the medicine to cure Parkinson's disease?

How should I pay attention to the medicine to cure Parkinson's disease?

Side effects.: There are many medications used to treat parkinson's disease, though unfortunately there is no cure at the present time. Most of these medications work by increasing dopamine, and the most common side effects are nausea/ upset stomach and light-headedness/ dizziness. Other less common side effects include hallucinations and compulsive behavior such as gambling. ...Read more

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Which herbal pills can I use for concentration problems for studying for exams?

Which herbal pills can I use for concentration problems for studying for exams?

It all depends!: There is no one size fits all. Herbs are powerful and can be very helpful but they must be prescribed by an expert in herbal medicine. There are herbal compounds that can help with concentration. I suggest you see a practitioner of ayurveda or chinese medicine and learn what would be helpful for your constitution. ...Read more

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I lack the determination to do the psychotherapy required for treatment of OCD, Example: exposure. I also refuse meds. Is treatment for me impossible?

I lack the determination to do the psychotherapy required for treatment of OCD, Example: exposure. I also refuse meds. Is treatment for me impossible?

Never impossible!: You're demonstrating at least some determination just by asking your question. Don't underestimate the accumulating power of small steps in exposure, healthy risk-taking, and self-encouragement. Just keep moving in the direction of what's important to you. If you wish, a treating professional can be your ally and collaborator. ...Read more

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What are the other remedies to cure. Or to prevent hypothroidism without taking mefication?

What are the other remedies to cure. Or to prevent hypothroidism without taking mefication?

Hypothyroidism: Not really if you have a diagnosis of hypothyroidism that is a slow working thyroid you should take thyroid supplementation. It is one of the safest medication in the market and you will feel better in a matter of weeks. ...Read more

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What are some tips for a teenager with depression to be able to concentrate in school?

Depression: Immediately seek out treatment with a psychotherapist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) or acceptance and commitment therapy (act). Recent research has shown act to greatly enhance concentration and school performance. In addition (but not instead), you may want to consult a psychiatrist for medication to provide more immediate relief. ...Read more

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Can there be alternative medicine to keep prostate health?

Can there be alternative medicine to keep prostate health?

Cardiac diet: In looking at alternative therapies, nutraceutical experts had suggested the cardiac diet often leads to good urologic health as well. Conventional therapies include Alpha blockers which relax the stroma which is smooth muscle in the prostate gland land allow for easier urinary flow. Five Alpha reductase inhibitors may reduce the size of the gland or at least prevent further growth. ...Read more

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What would you recommend for sleeping problems and Anxiety. I used to take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for five years is there an alternative to many calm me down ?

What would you recommend for sleeping problems and Anxiety.
I used to take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for five years is there an alternative to many calm me down ?

Great question : You will need an evaluation by your doctor to accurately diagnose your condition and make appropriate treatment recommendations. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant and can cause anxiety and insomnia. Your doctor can talk with you about alternative options available to you for managing your symptoms. ...Read more

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For the treatment of attention deficit in adults, except drugs,psycotherapy,physical activity and healthy food,what can help to improve concentration?

For the treatment of attention deficit in adults, except drugs,psycotherapy,physical activity and healthy food,what can help to improve concentration?

ADD in adults: To better control ADD symptoms as an adult, besides medicines, diet and physical activity, u should also: Ensure proper sleep; Work on time management skills (to prevent frustration for not completing tasks); Develop a network of supportive people; and work on personal relationships (quality rather than quantity is imp) ...Read more

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I need to find a new effective medication used to treat ADHD in adults?

Get eval: There are several good medications but each has to be matched to the characteristics of the patient, and sometimes it requires the use of a primary medication plus a second "adjunctive" medication. This can only be determined by working with your health care provider. Good luck! ...Read more

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I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for bipolar disorder?

I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for bipolar disorder?

I'm sorry,: But i know of no "natural" mood stabilizers other than lithium, which is a salt listed on the periodic chart of the elements. It is only available by prescription because even natural things can kill you. ...Read more

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How can you treat depression with alternative medicine ?

How can you treat depression with alternative medicine ?

Depression treatment: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Improve Physical Health, Emotional Health, Intellectual Health, and Spiritual Health. Have Balanced Diet. Drink lot of water. Have regular bowel habits. Have good sleep. Exercise-walk, hike, swim Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery,Yoga, Meditation Do Tai Chi and Qigong Feel Blessings of your Body and Mind. Feel Wonders of Universe. ...Read more

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Does an osteopathic doctor use herbal remedies more often than pills to treat patients?

Does an osteopathic doctor use herbal remedies more often than pills to treat patients?

Possibly: All osteopathic physicians are trained in standard medicine. "herbs and natural remedies" are not part of their medical curriculum, and any claimed expertise in this area is entirely outside the realm of a standard physician's education. Having said that, there is absolutely no evidence to suggest that dos on average prescribe fewer medications than mds. ...Read more

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What are their any natural treaments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

What are their any natural treaments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

ADHD Overview: I'm not aware of any natural herb treatments for ADHD, but here is a link to the American Academy of Pediatrics overview of ADHD. It's very comprehensive & has a lot of information for parents. Hope this helps! http://patiented.aap.org/content2.aspx?aid=6050 ...Read more

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When Stem Cell Transplant Therapy will be used to cure or Improve MS patients? Why every cure took so long to use for patients? Please find the cure.

When Stem Cell Transplant Therapy will be used to cure or Improve MS patients? Why every cure took so long to use for patients? Please find the cure.

Be careful: This is being promoted to desperate people. It is very expensive and if it has any benefit, it's not obvious. The theoretical considerations these folks have offered don't square that well with what I know about the disease. More generally, progress in therapy would proceed faster if the public accepted more risks in trials of new treatments -- but that's for the lawyers and ethicists. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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