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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Are there any effective home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Patience: Many things have been tried but patience and time cure most upset stomaches. Ginger, anise and other herbs were originally reported to help but careful studies show they aren't any better than time. If you have fevers, bloody poop, severe cramps, dehydration or symptoms longer than a week you should contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Find cause: The cause of the increased urinary frequency needs to be determined. Then the issue can be addressed medically or possibly with a remedy. ...Read more

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Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

NO: If your baby is having more than 5 stools a day, not making wet diapers or difficulty with feeding or vomiting, please take him/her to the doctor. Young infants are especially vulnerable for dehydration. Please do not use any home remedies or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for constipation?

Any home remedies for constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread with more fiber. If all else fails, add a gentle stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Can you suggest some home remedies for reducing stress?

Sure: Mindfulness meditation; yoga; tai chi; sharing affection with a pet, family member, or friend; hot bath with aromatic oils like lavender; playing music; dancing; taking a walk; cooking a meal with loved ones; gardening; any sports you enjoy; watching a comedy movie; getting a massage; and many more. Also magnesium is a relatively safe supplement -- start low, but get to 250-500 mg total per day. ...Read more

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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www.Herbalshop.Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for chronic nausea?

What are some home remedies for chronic nausea?

Peppermint: Peppermint has been used fir this. Not sure how well it works though. ...Read more

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Any recommended alternative medicines and/or home remedies for depression?

Any recommended alternative medicines and/or home remedies for depression?

Integrative therapy: Alternative treatments for depression include acupuncture, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, meditation, coaching, and herbal supplementation. St. John's wort has been shown to improve mild depression. Of course, it is best to see a trained holistic professional before starting this or any alternative or traditional therapy. ...Read more

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Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Are HCG drops effective for helping with weight loss? Are there any natural foods that help curb cravings and control appetite?

Weight loss: Weight loss is the result of diet and exercise. See a dietitian and an athletic trainer. Natural foods cover too many items. Take a look on the web at "NuVal". You are likely to learn a lot. ...Read more

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What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

What are the natural home remedies for weight loss?

No - you have to: Work at it. To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?

Are there any home treatments or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?

Headache prevention: For frequent migraine headaches, magensium and butterbur have been shown to prevent headaches. For tension headaches, neck stretching and realted physical therapy has been shown to prevent headaches. What kind of headache do you have? That may be important. Some kinds don't responds to these treatments. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Some options: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your dr’s approval) or otc meds that include a diuretic such as midol. Exercise and birth control pills may help. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for stomach ache?

Are there any good home remedies for stomach ache?

Indeed: Warmth. Warm tea with homey. Tums (calcium carbonate). Honey. Homepathic nux vomica. Homeopathic pulsatilla if the food was too rich. Enzymes. Peppermint tea or peppermint candy or peppermint oil. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for morning sickness?

Are there any good home remedies for morning sickness?

Morning sickness: Go for a liquid diet. You may find it easier on your stomach to emphasize liquids over solids when morning sickness is at its worst. Get your nutrients from bouillon, juices, and other liquids. (confirm that this approach is okay with your obstetrician first.). ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Home acne treatments: Here are some great non-prescription options for acne treatment: 1) tea-tree oil 2) topical sulfur 3) Alpha hydroxy acids. ...Read more

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At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

Not much available: There are really no home remedies for fm other than aerobic exercising and better handling of stress. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Liquids/Brat/ Ginger: A simple way to reduce nausea & sometimes cramping is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. If stools are very liquidy you might need a clear liquid diet for a day or so before transitioning to brat diet. ...Read more

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How can I eat less?I always feel like eating!i want to loose my appetite!how can I do dat?Can u suggest me any home remedy?

How can I eat less?I always feel like eating!i want to loose my appetite!how can I do dat?Can u suggest me any home remedy?

Are you overweight?: If not, then just eat healthy . Diet is a mental discipline. Talk with your doctor. To check you out and decide according to your medical condition what is the best way to eat less. ...Read more

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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Remedy for loss of appetite in a child less than 2years?

Remedy for loss of appetite in a child less than 2years?

It depends: Most 2 year olds eat less than they did when they were younger (per body size). They may be too active to sit down for a long meal, they may become more picky, or they may start resisting your control. They also may be sick and need to be seen by a doctor. If he isn't feeling well, have him checked by his doctor to make sure it isn't an ear infection, stomach bug or other problem. ...Read more

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Pain in back, reduced appetite + nausea. What is it?

Pain in back, reduced appetite + nausea. What is it?

Back pain & GI sxs: The back is a pretty big place! could you be more specific as to the location of your symptoms. Referred pain to the back along with the GI symptoms you describe can run the gamut from gallbladder and pancreatic disease to bladder infection and kidney stones. ...Read more

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Does phentermine provide benefits other than reduced appetite?

Phenteramine: Phenteramine is a stimulant and can give more energy during the daytime. The price for this is insomnia palpitations and possible constipation as well as dry mouth. ...Read more

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I'm having what looks like the Flue but the weird thing is I'm only having joint pains and fever and a reduced appetite. Is that. Should i be worried?

Don't play doctor: Your symptoms are concerning and I would strongly suggest that you see your primary care physician to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Mvi (multivitamin) supplement to make up for reduced appetite?

Yes, however...: If one is not having adequate food intake they may well become deficient in vitamins, so a good multivitamin/mineral supplement will help assure you are getting needed nutrients. But this is no substitute for evaluating why you have a reduced appetite and treating the cause. Please see a qualified practitioner to evaluate this! ...Read more

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Does smoking cause reduced appetite and weight loss?

Does smoking cause reduced appetite and weight loss?

Smoking is bad: Smoking by itself can reduce appetite which is why people can gain weight when they stop. However, the loss of weight and appetite can also be of more serious concern in those who have smoked for a while. This is something you should go over with a doctor. Loss of weight in an adult is something of concern if not from active dieting. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am nauseas breasts growing reduced appetite and tests confirm not pregnant. Reasons? Please

I am nauseas breasts growing reduced appetite and tests confirm not pregnant. Reasons? Please

Couple of ideas: Although your symptoms fit an early pregnancy, there are plenty of non-pregnancy issues that need to be addressed with your pcp or obgyn - check thyroid, prolactin, fsh/lh levels to see if anything hormonal is going on. Check with GI to evaluate your belly and appetite issues. And do a blood pregnancy test - it's more sensitive than urine. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a reduced appetite come from severe/chronic gas, or is this always a sign of something more serious?

Can a reduced appetite come from severe/chronic gas, or is this always a sign of something more serious?

Many causes: A reduced appetite can be caused by a variety of conditions some relatively benign others more serious. Chronic gas and the associated pain/discomfort can reduce your appetite. Try taking an over the counter medication called simethicone aka gas x. Be well. ...Read more

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My Husband is experiencing fatigue, toothache, lightheadedness and appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) .

Concurrent: If your husband has an infected tooth, that can be the cause of all of his symptoms. So have him see your Dentist immediately. If no infection, the next appointment should be with your Physician. May also have concurrent unrelated problems. ...Read more

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Can thumb sucking habbit result in reduced appetite in children? What is the best way to stop kids from doing this?

Age and School: Many parents have asked me about thumbsucking. It provides emotional support for the child and yelling only makes things worse. Increasing maturity and peer pressure will solve the problem. Many quit on their own. For the rest, the first time a child sucks his/her thumb in school and gets called a baby will be the last time (S)he does it.. I've never seen it linked to appetite. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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1 yr old boy has 38 degree cel. Temp. Sleepy reduced appetite & but still playing. Worry? Wake during night if temp increases?

Fever: I'm not overly worried.. The fact that he is playful is a reassuring sign. I certainly wouldn't wake him if he is sleeping comfortably, even if his temp does increase. If the fever persists or worsens over the next 48 hours, or if additional symptoms appear, i recommend consulting your doctor. Otherwise, we can observe. ...Read more

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I am experiencing obesity, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) , numbness or tingling (time frame: gradual onset) (side: one side only) ....

I am experiencing  obesity, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) , numbness or tingling (time frame: gradual onset) (side: one side only) ....

Symptoms: you mention indicate the need for you to visit your doctor. Yo MAY have a combination of things going on, e.g.,pinched nerves, hormone imbalance, lifestyle needing adjustment. Your doc will help you. Peace and good health ...Read more

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I am experiencing appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) and decreased energy level. The following also describes me: Fatigue. What should ...

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and possibilities include anemia, iron or certain vitamin deficiencies, endocrine problems, infection or depression. Your physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Reduced appetite after shoulder surgery(open capsular plication) it's been 3 weeks and I have lost 8lbs, my appetite still isn't normal.Is this normal?

Reduced appetite after shoulder surgery(open capsular plication) it's been 3 weeks and I have lost 8lbs, my appetite still isn't normal.Is this normal?

Unusual: It is unusual to loose this much weight after shoulder surgery unless you lost lot of blood in the surgery. Some of the pain medication and even the iron supplements can cause nausea and loss of appetite. Hopefully in the next three or four weeks this will resolve .Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the treatment and or medication normally used to treat chronic appendix[ symptoms are ongoing pain, mild dihorrea, loss of appetite, unwell]?

What are the treatment and or medication normally used to treat chronic appendix[ symptoms are ongoing pain,  mild dihorrea, loss of appetite, unwell]?

Appendicitis: Appendicitis is typically treated with surgery. If it is severe antibiotics may be used. Pain medications can also be used. Chronic appendix pain may actually arrise from the gallbladder which should be looked at with an ultrasound. Any other questions? I am happy to consult. ...Read more

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Male30yrs.when i have digestive problems,i urinate very less.Urine analysis normal.sr cr used to be 0.9,now 1.1. Will have reduced appetite this time?

Male30yrs.when i have digestive problems,i urinate very less.Urine analysis normal.sr cr used to be 0.9,now 1.1. Will have reduced appetite this time?

Refocus: Your creatinine levels are fine. The increase may be due to your putting on some muscle or having taken some medication or being dried out. Of course you urinate less when you're stomach's upset -- you drink less water. You also describe B12 deficiency -- this is a VERY serious problem that needs to be addressed. Pernicious anemia? Ill-advised vegetarianism? Work on the big issues here. ...Read more

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Water absorption has reduced N so reduced urination,reduced appetite(renal function normal).looks like gastroparesis.how to improve water absorption?

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Here are some…: Physiologically, human body has been "magically" equipped with all kinds of pressure and chemical sensors throughout the wonderful system of automation. So, all average healthy humans can auto-regulate water absorption and excretion without a hitch. More on water drinking? To http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more

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Reduced Appetite (Definition)

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