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What natural herb or medicine is good for ed?

What natural herb or medicine is good for ed?

Complicated Q&A: Semantics play a major role in answering your question. No "natural" "organic" herbs or supplements have peer-reviewed published randomized controlled trial data supporting their use in treating ed. Many otc & prescription medications are derived originally from natural sources but are now manufactured eg yohimbine from yohimbe. All fda-approved medications have published data as being good for ed. ...Read more

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Which natural herbs or medicines can you use to treat illnesses in the human body?

Which natural herbs or medicines can you use to treat illnesses in the human body?

Herbs: Several, depending on the type of illness. Usually, antioxidants are my favorite, to boost your immune system. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a herb or medicine that enhances sex drive?

Anyone know what is a herb or medicine that enhances sex drive?

'Horny Goat Weed': First step, make sure you are in good overall health, as low libido may point to a nutritional or metabolic disorder. As for herbs, 'Horny Goat Weed' has been used for eons - and is reported to help. I can tell you, the tea made from it tastes like dirty socks, but works.. Best Wishes.. Dr. Steve ...Read more

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Is there a natural herb or medicine instead of taking flomax (tamsulosin) for urinary problems?

Is there a natural herb or medicine instead of taking flomax (tamsulosin) for urinary problems?

Saw Palmetto: Saw palmetto has the ability to modestly improve sx. Scientific studies have validated this and it will not hurt to try! ...Read more

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What's a safe herb/alternative medicine to lower cholesterol?

What's a safe herb/alternative medicine to lower cholesterol?

Drhoffman.com ref: Start with dietary modifications & exercise,several botanical agents have been proved to be effective cholesterol lowering agents. Garlic preparations standardized for allign content & garlic oil.Aged garlic as garlique. Gugulipid is the standarized extract of mukul myrrh tree,native to India.Cinammon can be taken as tea. Niacin- start with 1000 mg,to avoid flushing by taking81mg of asprin 30 min ...Read more

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Can you recommend a safe herb/alternative medicine to lower cholesterol and has a safe profile?

Cholesterol: One of my favorite herbs is red yeast rice extract. Typical dose is 600 mg 4 capsules a day. Quality varies tremendously so i always stick to the cholestene brand. ...Read more

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Do you know which desi/ayurveda herb or medicine is best to boost sex drive in men?

Do you know which desi/ayurveda herb or medicine is best to boost sex drive in men?

A better question...: A better question might be what is causing decreased sex drive. Decreased sex drive can have many, many causes, both psychological and physiological. It would be useful to have some idea about the likely cause before proposing a solution. A good place to start would be a frank conversation with your doctor and a good medical workup to address any potential medical/health issues. ...Read more