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Herbal Treatment For Excessive Chewing
Classical homeopathy: Ocd is a difficult disorder to treat, even in conventional medicine. However, there are psychiatrists who are well-trained in classical homeopathy and who can help you. Many people who have not responded to conventional medications or who are very sensitive to them, may respond well to homeopathy. You must be sure your homeopath is familiar with ocd and is experienced in treating this problem. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more
Sockit: Sockit is only available from dentists but you can locate where you get it from the company. Google socket. ...Read more
Treatments not fixes: There are no over the counter cures for dry mouth. The first step should be to diagnose the cause. There are several otc treatments for the symptoms. These include sipping water all day, using a humidifier in cold weather, keeping sugarless gum or candy in your mouth. There are also otc moisturizers. My favorite is oasis brand. Ask your pharmacist for local availability. ...Read more
I'm sure: There is, as there are herbal "cures" for everything in the world. Unfortunately, almost none of them work, which is why there are so many. Check w/your doctor for real medical advice. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Some causes of flatulence, such as swallowing air, is only gotten rid of by either changing how we eat to avoid swallowing air, or by passing it. However, I have had some success in recommending eating raw, fresh parsley as a means of reducing the flatulence. Parsley pills did not seem to be as effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is wet cupping therapy or medicinal bleeding effective for the treatment of nasal allergy and asthma?
No: Bleeding was prevalent among some practitioners in the us in the late 1700's and early 1800's but abandoned.Cupping was often used with respiratory illnesses until the early 1940's. It is still used occasionally by non- physicians. There is no proven medical benefit for either and significant patient injury is an occasional complication. ...Read more
Gum bleeding: Bleeding from the gums, assuming it is not the result of a systemic disease, can only be treated with medication/antibiotics if it is done in conjunction with periodontal (gum) treatment. The type of medication used will be determined by the treating dentist based on the scope of the gum infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relaxation exercises: There are many relaxation exercises that you can learn to do that utilize cognitive skills to help you reduce anxiety. Keep regular schedule with eating and sleep and try to maintain a social network of friends and family for support. For many people a pet is a great source of stress reduction and comfort too. ...Read more
Help please! is any herbal or homeopathic treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder(ocd) in india?
Classical homeopathy: Classical homeopathy is widely used in india -- where there are at least 120 homeopathic medical colleges and over 100, 000 homeopathic doctors (some who are also psychiatrists). Mahesh gandhi md in mumbai is one of the most well-known homeopathic psychiatrists in the world, and successfully treats many people suffering from ocd. ...Read more
Can I take horse chestnut supplements 300 mg. during treatment and after treatment for sclerotherapy for vascular health & support? Any interactions
Horse chestnut supplements 300 mg.: Yes, Standardized Extract With added Rutin A Dietary Supplement Vegetarian/Vegan Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is commonly used in European herbalism. It has many active constituents, including saponins and flavones, which have been scientifically shown to support the integrity of the vascular system and connective tissue. Rutin, a powerful free radical scavenger,... ...Read more
Hard to say: It really depends onthe type of allergy you are asking about. If it is runny stuffy nose, itchy eyes etc..It is probably due to something i the air(dust, pollen, pets). Avoidance is the cure..But usually hard to do...I am unaware of any effective herbal treatments..In fact, some people who are allergic to grass or weed pollen get sicker when taking herbal remedies..Be careful. ...Read more
40yr old male.acute inhalational exposure to chromium(+6).experiencing mouth ulcers,GIT upsets. treatment and management options?
Other than medication, are there foods or remedies that help alleviate anxiety ( what should I avoid)?
What can you recommend for treatment or managing chronic fatigue syndrome for rapid and everyday relief?
Healthy diet, excerc: A complete evaluation is needed to make sure you dont have any underlying cause. Get your vitamin levels checked, specially vit. D, b-1, 2-6-12. Look out got gluten senstivity. Even though you are tired, do 20-30 min exercise 3 x a day . Plenty of water. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gingko,tea,coffee: If you have excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy, i wonder whether you have sleep apnea. This necessitates a sleep study to diagnose and begins with a physician consultation. This can then lead to correct diagnosis and correction of the problem. In addition to getting a good night's sleep, natural stimulants such as gingko, tea, or coffee can help increase alertness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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