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Are there any herbal treatments for insonmia?

Are there any herbal treatments for insonmia?

Oh my, yes: But first it's important to look at why you're having insomnia. Some types really do need conventional treatments -- so a diagnostic evaluation with your doctor is wise. Sleep studies may be indicated too. Additionally, some sleep problems can come from anxiety & can benefit from psychotherapy. This said, herbs such as lemon balm, california poppy, hops, kava, and valerian can all help w/sleep. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

Redness over skin ..Multifactorial thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Cherry, h2o, vit c: Cherry juice helps the flares. Vitamin c and good old water (staying hydrated) help prevent flares. Ask your doctor about other treatment. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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Are there herbal treatments what help with migraines?

Are there herbal treatments what help with migraines?

Yes: Some supplements that help prevent migraines: coenzyme q, riboflavin, butterbur. There's been conflicting information about feverfew & magnesium. Chinese medicine/acupuncture may help. Try it for at least 2-3 months before you give up. Remember to eat right, get moving 30-60 minutes every day, and sleep well. ...Read more

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What are herbal treatments for fighting depression?

What are herbal treatments for fighting depression?

Herbal tea may relax: You or make you feel good for a short trimester, but it is not a viable treatment for depression. Reach out to a psychologist and/or a psychiatrist and develop a treatment plan. Usually, I would start with psychotherapy and add medication if the depression does not lift after a 10 - 12 sessions. If someone is severely depressed or suicidal, start with medication right away. ...Read more

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Can herbal treatments of HIV actually work?

Can herbal treatments of HIV actually work?

In short, no.: There is currently no cure for hiv. Herbal treatments have been evaluated but none have been shown to be effective. Only anti-hiv medications in combination of at least 3 meds (known as highly active antiretroviral therapy or haart) have been shown to have effectiveness in keeping HIV at bay, although haart is also not a cure, but have made HIV a more manageable chronic illness. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

Are there any herbal treatments for cancer that would help?

No: Although there have been multiple attempts to use herbal tgreatment to successfully treat cancer, from apricot pits(laeatril) to vitamin c to japanese mushrooms, none have been successful. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal treatments for cancer that actually work?

Derivatives, yes: Some medications commonly used in modern cancer treatment are derived from plants. Paclitaxol comes from pacific yew tree bark; vincristine is an alkaloid coming from the madagascar periwinkle. This isn't the same as taking the plants for treatment by themselves though. These medicines have been taken through extensive studies, & shown to be effective in cancer. Not so with the herbs alone. ...Read more

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What alternative/herbal treatments are recommended for sebaceous cysts?

What alternative/herbal treatments are recommended for sebaceous cysts?

Surgical problem: This is really a surgical problem and does not usually respond to an herbaltreatment. ...Read more