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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

Progressive Ophthalmoplegia (Definition)

Progressive external ophthalmoplegia is a symptom in which a person in which a person's eye's move less and less as time passes. The time-frame can be hours, days, weeks, or months, depending on the ...Read more


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I'm just wondering, if you went to a osteopath would they use herbal medicines as part of their treatment?

I'm just wondering, if you went to a osteopath would they use herbal medicines as part of their treatment?

Maybe: It depends on the specialty of the physican and her/his specific practice when it comes to herbal remedies. ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good herbal treatment for insomnia?

Can you recommend a good herbal treatment for insomnia?

Risks and benefits: It is important to start w/ medical evaluation. Otc, herbal, and nonprescription remedies are not entirely benign and most have warnings about drug interactions, and more than short term use. Cognitive-behavioral therapy with relaxation training and sleep hygiene has been found to be more effective than meds: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/psychotherapeuticotcherbalinsomniatreatments.Asp. ...Read more

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Growth plate injury herbal treatment?

Growth plate injury herbal treatment?

There are none: There are no that help none that I know of. ...Read more

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Is there a site that has herbal liver cancer treatment?

Is there a site that has herbal liver cancer treatment?

No evidence of: Effectiveness. I do not know if there is a site, however, there is no evidence that herbal treatment has any effect on liver caner. ...Read more

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Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Sorry there isn't: No herbal or medication treatment. Hyrdocele fluid can be aspirated with a needle ; sclerosant such as tetracycline injected into hydrocele space, but results are unreliable, hydrocele more often than not recurs ; there is risk of infection. Surgery is the bay to go. ...Read more

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Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

None proven: Unfortunately, there are no peer-reviewed trials supporting use of any herbs or supplements to increase libido or sex drive in either women or men. Pharmaceutical companies are looking at various forms of testosterone for women but are currently stymied by side effects (which can be mitigated by adjusting doses). Compounding pharmacies can formulate something just for you (under md/do supervision). ...Read more

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Will herbal treatment still work on depression?

Will herbal treatment still work on depression?

Not the best: St. John's wort is the only studied herbal treatment for mild depression. No other herbal or supplemental medication has shown efficacy. Of course, st. John's wort has its own issues in that it lowers the levels of certain medications and dosingnp is three times a day. Antidepressants and therapy have greater efficacy. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Silverberg
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Eye Muscle Paralysis (Definition)

Eye muscle paralysis is a clinical finding in which a set of eye muscles are not entirely functional, resulting in either areas that a person cannot visualize ...Read more


Dr. Austina Cho
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Ophthalmoplegia (Definition)

Ophthalmoplegia is a clinical finding in which there is paralysis of one or more muscles that move your eye, leading to abnormal ...Read more