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How Do Indigestion Remedies Work
Neutralize: Neutralize excess acid from GI tract.Get a more detailed answer ›
Seriously?: It's impossible to give advice based on your limited information--what has been tried, where does it hurt, what are the accompanying symptoms? Persistent abdominal discomfort can originate from the large &/or small intestine, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, female organs, muscles or hernia of the abdominal wall, bladder, etc. Need examination & testing with a diagnosis for correct cure. ...Read more
Do you know any home remedies for bloating?How does bloating make you feel ? Do you know any home remedies for dehydration?
No, not really: There aren't any herbs or teas that get rid of scabies. Sulfur creams and lotions have been known to get rid of scabies, but covering oneself with smelly sulfur cream is not exactly natural (more like 19th century medicine). The easiest way to get rid of scabies is to get prescription modern medicine from the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some, not all: Peppermint can decrease muscle spasm in bowel, so may help with cramping; carminative (helps passing gas). Can increase reflux from stomach into esophagus, so would worsen that problem. Does not take the place of meds, diet, etc. For other conditions, like celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more
GERD home remedies: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more
Can you tell us : What your abdominal issue so that we can try to answer your question. Please clarify and re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more
Constipation: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Prune juice is a great home remedy. ...Read more
More specific please: "upset stomach" is not enough information to help you. Do you have nausea with/without vomiting, fullness, bloating, gassiness, pain (if so in what location(s)), bleeding, diarrhea/constipation/change in baseline bowel habits, tenderness, distension? Are you pregnant, have underlying disease, >60? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too general: There are many homeopathic solutions. A trained homeopath would need to know what condition is being treated. ...Read more
I want to gain weight what can I use to do it?Please tell me few safe medicines or home remedies.
Weight gain: You need to make sure you are well medically and that you do not have a hormonal imbalance that is keeping you thinner than optimal. Please see your doctor. If all is well, consider a higher protein food plan and exercise at a gym to develop muscle mass if ok w/doc. Above all, be grateful for the way you weight and are and treat others the way you would like to be treated. Peace&health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If no over-the-counter sleep aid works and exercise doesn't work what can I do to help me go to sleep?
Bedtime rituals: Do relaxing things before going to bed. Don't exercise within 2-3 hours of bedtime. Keep tv and computer out of bedroom. Room should be dark and cool. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. If you tend to worry, learn some relaxation exercises. If you can't fall asleep, don't stay in bed more than 30 minutes. Get up, do something relaxing, and go to bed when you get sleepy. If nothing works, talk to doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I get rid of acne over night? I've tried everything and i don't want to spend money do you have any household remedies?
Wishful thinking: This is one chronic skin disorder that time to get going and time to heal. There are no quick fixes. Though most consider it a teen disorder some will fight it well into their 30's and beyond. Find a doc you can work with and come up with a daily skin routine. If you put in the work it should pay off. No effort or short cuts=bad skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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