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Doctor insights on: Herbs And What They Are Good For

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What good foods and herbs and stuff are known for supporting good sex?

What good foods and herbs and stuff are known for supporting good sex?

What helps the most.: ...Is to maintain a good diet, stay at a healthy weight, get good sleep, and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

Lupus: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a very serious condition that needs to be managed with medicine to prevent serious consequences. Herbs and supplements oftentimes interact with medicine and one should always consult with not only your physician but a pharmacist. Not all interactions are even known. Please see this link from lupus.org: http://tinyurl.com/hr44p88 See comments please. ...Read more

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What are foods which are good for hair?

What are foods which are good for hair?

Balanced Diet: A well balanced diet of vegetables, fruit, whole grains and lean protein is good for your whole body. For healthy hair include salmon, walnuts, oysters, sweet potatoes, eggs, spinach, lentils, greek yogurt, blue berries and poultry. These foods include protein, zinc, iron, b vitamins and biotin to keep hair follicles healthy and circulating scalp oils. ...Read more

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What fats are good and which are bad for you?

What fats are good and which are bad for you?

PUFA Toxicity: Most people in industrialized countries get too much polyunsaturated fat of the omega-6 kind: from either natural or partially hydrogenated corn, soy, cottonseed or safflower oils. Only 1% of dietary calories is required as polyunsaturates and most modern diets supply 10% or more. These fats oxidize themselves (the same process makes oil-based paint dry) and increase the need for anti-oxidants. ...Read more

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What are foods and drinks that are good for the heart?

What are foods and drinks that are good for the heart?

There are many sites: There are many sites with heart healthy diet tips. Here's one: http://blog.Partnersforyourhealth.Com/blog/bid/96537/foods-that-are-part-of-a-heart-healthy-diet. ...Read more

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What are some good oils and herbs for treating acne?

What are some good oils and herbs for treating acne?

None: You or your teenager deserve something that actually works. This is the 21st century and mainstream science / big pharma have already grabbed up the botanicals that are effective. For acne i start with topical clindamycin, with a retinoic acid derivative if there are many blackheads. Add a systemic antibiotic if needed or it's on back or trunk; remember "the pill" can make a young lady's acne go. ...Read more

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What are some good foods for anti-aging?

What are some good foods for anti-aging?

Fruits and vegetable: Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants that can help delay signs of aging. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the brain?

What foods are good for the brain?

A varied diet.: A regular and varied diet is best. You will get everything that your body, and your brain, needs. More important is what to avoid - excessive alcohol, tobacco, street drugs and foods that add to cardiovascualr risks such as high salt or high fat foods. While you are at it make sure to get enough sleep. ...Read more

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What are medicines that are good for cough?

What are medicines that are good for cough?

Depends: Cough can be a symptom of many different disorders and thererore the best medicine is different. Cough from... 1. Asthma: albuterol or lev-albuterol inhalers 2. Irritant: dextromethorphan (dm) 3. Whooping cough: codeine 4. Sinus infection: antibiotic 5. Allergies: antihistamine because there are several causes, check with your doctor so see which one is the right one. ...Read more

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What are toxins in the body and what are they used for are they or bad for you should you fast to release them and is it healthy for you

What are toxins in the body and what are they used for are they or bad for you should you fast to release them and is it healthy for you

It depends: Toxins generally refer to poisons and are bad for you. However, there are many otc supplements that claim to rid the body of various "toxins", promoted as liver or bowel "cleansers". There are no legitimate studies that show that these supplements do anything beneficial for you. ...Read more

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Hat are antioxidents and what are they good for?

Hat are antioxidents and what are they good for?

Still in testing: It is a general feeling that there is molecular damage in the body from breakdown products of oxygen termed "free-radicals". These are highly reactive chemicals which might cause aging and other damage. Anti oxidants reduce this risk by binding and chemically neutralizing these free radicals. However no good testing has proven this; experiments are being run however. ...Read more

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What are the tests for gastritis and when are they needed?

What are the tests for gastritis and when are they needed?

? Clinical DX !: I've rarely done any test for gastritis in kids in three decades. A patient presents with vomiting and no concurrent diarrhea & we treat it with gradual fluid support & advance as tolerated. As you age & the DX possibilities grow from the typical kid things, other conditions would require pursuit. Looking for heliobacter (asst with ulcers), blood test for pancreatitis etc or endoscopy. ...Read more

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What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

Healthy lifestyle: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, avoiding excessive calories, fats, and alcohol, and maintaining normal weight are all factors that promote and maintain health and therefore promote a healthy liver. I don't think that there's a "fix" for chronic liver disease. ...Read more

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What are some foods that are bad for your skin?

What are some foods that are bad for your skin?

Alcohol : Too much alcohol can ruin the liver, pancreas, and brain and turn the skin yellow. High carotene can turn skin orange. Smoking causes dull skin and makes nails and teeth discolored and causes wrinkles. Diets high in cholesterol can cause unsightly skin lesions, high amountsof fat can cause obesity which predisposes you to skin tags, psoriasis, ; discoloration between skin that rubs (thighs). ...Read more

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What are good foods that are healthy for my penis and its growth?

What are good foods that are healthy for my penis and its growth?

No: Your penis isn't going to grow any larger than it was in your early 20's, except with an erection. Don't believe anything you hear from friends, tv or the internet. Be satisfied with what you have; it's all you'll ever get. No magic foods or supplements. Stay away from weight gain, drugs, alcohol, tobacco and exercise frequently. Enjoy. ...Read more

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What foods are good for your skin and immunity?

Fruits and veggies: To support skin and immune function drink plenty of filtered water, and a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables. Limit dairy and salt intake. ...Read more