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What are some alternative health cures/treatment for periodic limb movement disorder?

What are some alternative health cures/treatment for periodic limb movement disorder?

Not aware of any: Periodic limb movements in sleep are perhaps similar to restless leg sydrome, but represent sudden nocturnal jerking while asleep. No otc preps seem useful, but drugs such as clonazepam, ropinorole, pramipexole, and even l-dopa may control this. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Good day . Are there any cure or treatment for a aparastaltic colon? Thanx Diedre

Good day . Are there any cure or treatment for a aparastaltic colon? Thanx Diedre

Aperstaltic bowel: This is an area of bowel that is not moving. Common problems associated with this are diabetes or medications, calcium channel blockers for example are common to cause this. Electrolyte problems or magnesium and calcium are possible. Hypothyroidism another. I hope that is a good start to think about. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with palatal myoclonus. What medical treatment is nest for myoclonus? Is Functional Cranial Release (FCR) a valid treatment?

Recently diagnosed with palatal myoclonus. What medical treatment is nest for myoclonus? Is Functional Cranial Release (FCR) a valid treatment?

Myoclonus: Often medical providers use medication to treat myoclonus. Sometimes palatal myoclonus does not need any treatment. Here is a link to more information about myoclonus: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myoclonus/detail_myoclonus.htm I cannot find any medical literature supporting the use of FCR. I would not recommend it until it has been well-studied. ...Read more

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Are there any alternate good alternative treatments for periodic limb movement?

Are there any alternate good alternative treatments for periodic limb movement?

Usually need no rx: Periodic limb movements are usually harmless and need no treatment. Lots of people have them. Rarely, they may cause insomnia or excessive sleepiness and may need treatment. Medicines like ropinirole or Pramipexole might help. If they do not, there are other medicines that might help. ...Read more

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What alternative treatments exist for yellow tongue?

What  alternative treatments exist for yellow tongue?

Maybe thrush(fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more

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How many IPL treatments for nose skin telangiectasia are needed to see an effect? I don't notice any improvement after 3 treatments, is this normal?

How many IPL treatments for nose skin telangiectasia are needed to see an effect? I don't notice any improvement after 3 treatments, is this normal?

May not be ever work: The IPL light source is a flash lamp, the same as many lasers, but the energy delivered is much less. The best laser treatment for telangectasias is the tunable or pulsed dye laser. The IPL frequencies cover most of the visible spectrum; whereas, the pulsed dye laser is tuned to the colour of oxygenated hemoglobin. The sheer power is much greater with the pulsed dye also. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for a fissured tongue?

What treatments are there for a fissured tongue?

Fissured tongue: Most patients with fissured tongue have no significant symptoms and the fissures are mostly cosmetic. There are a couple of syndromes where fissures are common, such as Down's syndrome and Melkerson-Rosenthall syndrome. If this is the case, the best form of treatment is usually to regularly brush the tongue to removed debris and avoid irritation. If you are having symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Which gastrointestinal conditions cause chronic, persistent fatigue? Can tests assist a diagnosis — and, if positive, what treatments are effective?

Which gastrointestinal conditions cause chronic, persistent fatigue? Can tests assist a diagnosis — and, if positive, what treatments are effective?

Many causes to Fatig: Fatigue can be caused by many possible reasons. We need a detailed history from you including: how long have you had this problem? What kind of job/work do you do? Have you lost any blood recently or have any other reason to be anemic.You should get your blood tested to find out your hemoglobin level. if it is low(Anemia) you will need to undergo further tests. Are you able to sleep well? ? Hours? ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fixed abnormal limb posturing?

What is the best treatment for fixed abnormal limb posturing?

Treat posturing: Passive range of motion administered by a physical therapist, serial casting to increase range of motion. Medications such as dantrium, (dantrolene) Baclofen or members of the valium family can help. Injections of Botox may help to improve range of motion. Speak to a physiatrist, a doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What do you think of optimal chiropractic treatment with the activator appliance for soft tissue injury following an rta 5 yrs ago?

What do you think of optimal chiropractic treatment with the activator appliance for soft tissue injury following an rta 5 yrs ago?

Not much: Chiropractic "treatment" is a form of exaggerated massage designed to keep you coming back for steady income. There is little in chiropractic practice or theory which can be considered to have as a goal - cure. If you have a persistent problem you should see your orthopedic physician for a true understanding. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for severe slow colon transit constipation? No laxatives work for me other than enema and stimulant. Doc mentioned Surgery??

What is the treatment for severe slow colon transit constipation? No laxatives work for me other than enema and stimulant. Doc mentioned Surgery??

AvoidSurgery, likely: end up with more problems: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. Physical activity & avoiding delays in evacuation (when slightest urge) typically most effective strategies. Agents which bind water, best above ground veggies (trial & error for which & how much daily required) next best. Mental issues (infancy on) always relevant though hidden except via symptoms. Trial of linaclotide might help for symptoms. ...Read more

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What kind of dental conditions would require active and prolonged treatment?

What kind of dental conditions would require active and prolonged treatment?

Come to mind: The most common conditions that come to mind include xerostomia, or dry mouth, and periodontal or gum disease. ...Read more

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I'm having neck problems and limited movement. Is there an effective treatment for this?

I'm having neck problems and limited movement. Is there an effective treatment for this?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are investigations to find small bowel bacterial overgrowth and available treatment methods?

What are investigations to find small bowel bacterial overgrowth and available treatment methods?

Get GI doc to help: Stool cultures and stool analysis, along with EGD endoscopy can pinpoint problems in the small bowel to find out if overgrowth is an issue, along with a detailed history of you eating and drooling, GI -related signs and symptoms. If you don't feel you are getting good advice from your GI, maybe you should seek s consultation on HealthTap ! ...Read more

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What are the treatments for chronic pelvic pain syndrome? Sore penis tip for 3 years after ejaculation. Numerous tests nothing found. Desperate.

What are the treatments for chronic pelvic pain syndrome? Sore penis tip for 3 years after ejaculation. Numerous tests nothing found. Desperate.

Hard to help!: Hello AndyO: This is a hard question as to really be able to help you would have to be seen so a proper exam and possibly other tests and studies. You would need to find out what tests you have had done and what they showed as well. Same with the sore penis and difficult post ejaculation timing. Keep up with your Dr.s and get second opinion. Hope this helped some. ...Read more

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I would like Homeopathy & herbal advice for cervical dysplasia CIN1 after laser surgery in nov2014 ... Abnormal moderate pap results for the 2nd time?

I would like Homeopathy & herbal advice for cervical dysplasia CIN1 after laser surgery in nov2014 ... Abnormal moderate pap results for the 2nd time?

See below:: Nutritional supplements and herbs can be very helpful. For an excellent review see http://www.naturopathic.org/article_content.asp?article=788 Homeopathy can help; I advise you consult a professional homeopath for individualized treatment to learn which of hundreds of remedies is best for you- see http://tinyurl.com/lw2suls I advise an organic nutritarian diet. See http://tinyurl.com/k3xdt3z ...Read more

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Pap showed cytolysis precluding evaluation for endocervical component. With abnormal bleeding, lasting up to 4 weeks at a time. What can be cause?

Pap showed cytolysis precluding evaluation for endocervical component.  With abnormal bleeding, lasting up to 4 weeks at a time. What can be cause?

Varies: The bleeding is unlikely to be secondary to a cervical problem if the cervix looks normal on inspection and you have had normal paps in the past. Lo loestrin is an ultra low dose birth control pill which may not be sustaining the lining of your uterus. If a pregnancy test is negative, you probably just need a stronger pill.For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Insomnia for a year , tried herbal medicine and other medications . Nothing works . No sleep apnea , normal lft, please help?

Insomnia for a year , tried herbal medicine and other medications . Nothing works . No sleep apnea , normal lft, please help?

Have them: Check for upper airway resistance syndrome. In most cases this has been missed in diagnosis since the ahi on sleep test come normal and the oxygen saturation also in normal level. The best indication for that have them check your odi and compare that wit your ahi. If the odi is elevated more than 2x of ahi his may indication of upper airway resistance. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Abnormal Tongue Movement (Definition)

Abnormal tongue movements is a symptom in which a person's tongue has unusual movements, such as twitching or twisting movements spontaneously, or some undesired movements while trying to speak, chew, or swallow. The cause may be a problem with the nerves ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Abnormal Tongue (Definition)

Abnormal tongue = tongue may present as atypical or deviating from the norm regarding size, shape, color, texture, movement, problems ...Read more