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Which treatment is best for spondylitis - Ayurvedic or allopathy?

Which treatment is best for spondylitis - Ayurvedic or allopathy?

Rheumatology: If you have diffuse inflammation of the spine, i highly recommend rheumatology consultation. They have strong drugs for inflammation that can often cure or decrease the severity of the disease. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for hyperthyroidism, particularly for autoimmune thyroiditis unresponsive to drug therapy?

What is the best treatment for hyperthyroidism, particularly for autoimmune thyroiditis unresponsive to drug therapy?

Furhter eval: Hashi and most autoimmune illnesses stem from undiagnosed food allergens or environmental toxins stored in the body. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator function to find a local functional medicine doc to help you order specialized testing for gut like genova cdsa as well as metametrix igg food allergen testing to discover real cause. If not "fixed" other autoimmune illnesses will be in upcoming! ...Read more

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Anxiety- what is the recommended prescription medicine for an 8 year old with anxiety attacks ? Any over-the-counter remedies? Thanks

Anxiety- what is the recommended prescription medicine for an 8 year old with anxiety attacks ? Any over-the-counter remedies?
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Check with your Peds: The best way is to consult your pediatrician , who knows your child. He might refer your child to psychiatrist for the better result. The prescribed medication should be given when all past medical history, current history of disease reviewed and physical examination have been performed. Relaxation yoga tea and valerian root are otc alternative remedies for the anxiety. ...Read more

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Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Are traditional chinese medicine and fuyan pills  acceptable solutions in medicine community for treatment of urinary tract infections and problems ?

Ee comment: In the traditional scientific method of treating urinary infection, no one drug is capable to treating all infections, as the germs react differently and at times unpredictably we don't know what the herbs contain? Cystitis cystica and glandularis are not due to infection. ...Read more

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Medical opinions: nootropics, tcm, &chiropractors a safe alternative to psych meds for ptsd & mood disorders and pain medicines for chronic pain?

Medical opinions:  nootropics, tcm, &chiropractors a safe alternative to psych meds for ptsd & mood disorders and pain medicines for chronic pain?

Really complicated: So many therapeutic approaches are in your question, it's impossible to answer. Even the "nootropic" part is extremely complicated. These can be food substances like phenethylamine and l-theanine (found in chocolate and green tea) or many other things. Different ones have different characteristics, safety, & effectiveness. An integrative physician could help guide you. www.holisticboard.org. ...Read more

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Are chinese herbs effective in treating a persistant cough?

Are chinese herbs effective in treating a persistant cough?

Why are you coughing: The treatment of a cough is the treatment of the cause of the cough. The cause could be a cold or cancer or a dozen other things. Similarly, chinese herbs have been around for thousands of years. Some herbs are very helpful and some can be fatal when used improperly. Personally, i think you can do better with herbal tea (chinese or otherwise) and honey for most coughs. ...Read more

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What's an alternative chinese herb treatment for pulmonary fibrosis?

What's an alternative chinese herb treatment for pulmonary fibrosis?

Sorry: True hamman-rich pulmonary fibrosis is refractory to treatment, and if some chinese herb worked, the research piranhas at the nih would have snapped it up immediately. "chinese herbs" are unregulated, often not what they're supposed to be, and some are deadly poisons that have produced epidemics of liver failure. I'm sorry about your lung disease but don't make it worse. ...Read more

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Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

Which are the best option for treating hair loss homeopath, Ayurveda or english medicines?

It depends: Treatment depends what's causing the hair loss. If genetic male pattern hair loss, results may be poor although some benefit from minoxidil, etc ; hair transplants. If from hypothyroidism, hair growth may recover gradually as thyroid balance recovers. Homeopathy is not intended as a direct treatment for hair loss, but does strengthen a person's natural vitality -- and can help alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Which medicine is safe to cure tapeworm for 11 weeks pregnant. A medicine with law risk for the fitus ?

Which medicine is safe to cure tapeworm for 11 weeks pregnant. A medicine with law risk for the fitus ?

Tapeworms: These intestinal parasites seldom cause significant symptomatic disease and will not affect the fetus. You can either wait until you deliver, or use a treatment which is relatively safe. Chew a tablet of 400 mg of albendazole, and although no therapy is foolproof safe, this should take of things, or a course of mebendazole. ...Read more

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Is there any other treatment for hypothyroidism other than Synthroid (thyroxine) or generic equivalent? Is there Add-on therapy in conjunction with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is there any other treatment for hypothyroidism other than Synthroid (thyroxine) or generic equivalent? Is there Add-on therapy in conjunction with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Thyroid Medications: Some people say that Armour Thyroid is better, but really it is just different. Armour is a physiological mix of T3 (liothyronine) and T4 in the form of an extract of pig thyroid gland. Levothyroxin is a synthetic T4. It is true that some patients do feel better on Armour. Some feel better on Levothyroxine. The synthetic T4s can cause more of an increase in reverse T3 (liothyronine). NO GENERICS for thyroid. ...Read more

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Which treatments work best for an overactive thyroid - hyperthyroidism?

Which treatments work best for an overactive thyroid - hyperthyroidism?

Several options: The treatments come down to antithyroid drugs (eg. Methimazole), radioactive iodine (rai), or surgery. Each has advantages and disadvantages, and you should discuss with your endocrinologist. If you opt for surgery, make sure the surgeon is an experienced thyroid surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there a natural or holistic treatment in lieu of pharmaceuticals for hypertension?

Is there a natural or holistic treatment in lieu of pharmaceuticals for hypertension?

Often: Mild to moderate hypertension often responds to weight loss, exercise, meditation and stress reduction.Acupuncture, nutritional changes, and biofeedback. One or more of these may well help. ...Read more

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Is chronic sinusitis treatment with prednisone (total 275mg in 20d)and antibiotics beneficial for diabetic with thyroid problems?Or priority tosurgery

Is chronic sinusitis treatment with prednisone (total 275mg in 20d)and antibiotics beneficial for diabetic with thyroid problems?Or priority tosurgery

Diagnosis: 20 days of Prednisone is too long for the treatment of sinusitis. The usual dose is 60 mg. Daily for 5 days. The Prednisone can have an effect on your blood sugar. If the cat scan reveals chronic sinusitis and you have been on multiple antibiotics and you are symptomatic, that is, yellow green nasal discharge, pain and pressure in the face for more than 90 days. Surgery is appropriate. ...Read more

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My question is for a gynecologist. Anyone familiar with the OTC supplement "Amberen" for menopausal relief? thoughts on it?

My question is for  a gynecologist. Anyone familiar with the OTC supplement "Amberen" for menopausal relief? thoughts on it?

Menopause: This supplement claims to help against menopausal symptoms. There are no clinical trials to support this. Looking at the label and ingredients there is no scientific reason to think that it would. Also reading the online reviews from people who tried it most said that it did not help. This is not surprising. ...Read more

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What herbal medicine can be taken in place of femara (letrozole) for cancer treatment?

What herbal medicine can be taken in place of femara (letrozole) for cancer treatment?

Forgive my frankness: If you actually have cancer, then you deserve to have the most effective treatment made available to you. Your physician is under super-strict obligation by the law to tell you the truth, while supplement / "herbal" websites are for the most part deliberately created to deceive you. If you respect your own body or care about those who love you, make your decision on accurate information. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic treatment for constipation?

Is there a homeopathic treatment for constipation?

Fiber and fluid: The best treatments for constipation are "homeopathic"- fiber and fluid. Get enough of both, and usually, the constipation will resolve. Remember to eat a balanced diet and stay active as well. With these simple things, most often the problem resolves. True clinical constipation- moving one's bowels less frequently than once in 5 days- is relatively rare, and should be evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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Which is the best prescription for fertility supplements especially for a hypertensive person?

Which is the best prescription for fertility supplements especially for a hypertensive person?

Depends on the diagn: The best prescription depends on the diagnosis. Not the diagnosis of "infertility" (which has many causes) but rather the diagnosis of the CAUSE of infertility. Is it due to microvascular disease? Is it due to hormonal imbalance or low sperm counts? Is it related to other systemic illnesses? See a fertility specialist or Prime for diagnosis & treatment. This forum unlikely to provide a good answer ...Read more

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Holistic options for treating hypo thyroid. Im just not interested in taking hormones for the rest of my life.

Holistic options for treating hypo thyroid. Im just not interested in taking hormones for the rest of my life.

Many options but...: There are many options to try to cure hypothyroidism but they don't always work. Minerals, herbs, homeopathy, diet ; detoxification may help. See http://thyroid.About.Com/b/2006/11/09/can-your-hypothyroidism-be-treated-naturally.Htm ; http://bit.Ly/1ddkbiq see the book why do I still have thyroid symptoms? By datis kharrazian dc get tested for thyroiditis- if you have it see http://bit.Ly/17nx2ax. ...Read more