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Is There A Homeopathic Remedy Which Acts As An Antihistamine
Homeopathy: Homeopathic medicatios may have been appropriate for our ancestors however, "natural" does not mean "safe". A natural compound often contains hundreds of chemicals, many of which have not been studied. These "natural"complounds are not investigated by the fda for safety. Take a well studied medication that has been fda approved if you want defined safety and efficacy. ...Read more
Probably: Dandruff is also very easy to treat with a host of "natural" remedies ranging from sulfur to coal tar to selenium. Why do you ask? You may be the kind of person who would work especially well with a local evidence-based physician who's interested in "holistic" and "natural" remedies. We have several here. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not enough info but:
Homeopathy can be very helpful for colds but treatment is highly individualized; 10 people with colds may need 10 different remedies.You don't provide enough info for me but this website may help you choose a remedy: http://health.Hpathy.Com/common-cold_hugall.Asp
i also advise pelargonium sidoides, sold as umcka, a herb proven effective for colds.It's labelled as "homeopathic" but is more herbal. ...Read more
No: There are no homeopathic remedies that would help with hair waxing. A prescription topical Lidocaine cream might help to numb the skin. ...Read more
As a massage theripst i worry about my joints and hands. Is there a homeopathic remedy that's compatible with feverfew and st johns wart?
Try Traumeel: I am not a homeopathic pracitioner, so i can't give you as learned a response as some, but I have recommended and used traumeel homeopthic cream for muscle and joint pain and bruises with good results. ...Read more
Get diagnosis 1st: Please first see a neurologist to get a solid diagnosis. Then, if wanting homeopathic treatment, you'll need a skilled homeopath because nystagmus isn't something for which you can successfully treat yourself. There are at least 30+ homeopathic medicines that include nystagmus in their uses. Resources for homeopaths: www.Homeopathyusa.Org and www.Nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org good luck! ...Read more
No: There is no homeopathic remedy for anything. An example of homeopathic treatment is to take a drug that CAUSES your symptoms, let's say you are nauseated. A drug that causes nausea, say ipikac is diluted, over and over and over and over again, until one might find one molecule of the drug in the entire volume of the solar system (not kidding). Homeopathic drugs are just $$$ placebos, sugar pills ...Read more
Wrong crowd: For homeopathic remedies, you're better off googling. There aren't any good studies I have seen that use homeopathics for sex drive. If you're talking about better erections, go see your doc to discuss your options. If it's really just 'desire', get your testosterone checked; it may be low. ...Read more
Treatment yes but: Cure unlikely to impossilbe. Like trying to knock down a wall by blowing on it. ...Read more
Trigger Finger: This problem is chronic and calls for a deep-acting remedy prescribed for your whole constitution. A well-trained homeopathic practitioner can help -- self-prescription isn't wise because you'll be blinded in important ways. Any of hundreds of remedies are possible in your case, but a few of the more frequently called for in situations like yours are causticum, ruta, and rhus tox. ...Read more
I get sinus migraines and would like to try a homeopathic remedy. Can you recommend one that would help with the pain/pressure ?
I applaud you for trying to avoid antibiotics at first but whatever you try if you don't improve see your MD for more advice tailored you your needs.
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/sinus-pain-pressure-11/home-treatments ...Read more
Homeopathic remedy for chronic nerve pain? Wondering if anyone has a suggestion? Soon studying to be a homeopath but need help now! thanks! :)
Need case taken: There are many homeopathic remedies that help people with chronic nerve pain. Finding the correct one for the person requires individualized case-taking by an experienced homeopath. Without knowing your specific symptoms plus a whole lot more about you & how you experience these, it's impossible to guess what you need. And please don't try to treat yourself -- it's too easy to go astray. ...Read more
Homeopathic Sepia: People who need the remedy sepia have a wide variety of symptoms, often including confusion, irritability, and memory problems. In some it can also be an excellent remedy for nausea ; vomiting of pregnancy. For benefit, homeopathic remedies must match the patient's symptoms as closely as possible. Occasionally there may be a temporary increase in symptoms before overall improvement. ...Read more
Cough & homeopathy: Acute cough can respond to correctly prescribed homeopathic remedies; there are hundreds. Here are a few: bryonia alba: cough develops over 2-3 days, & is dry, hard, & painful. Worse from any movement. Drosera: violent fits of hard coughing with choking -- can barely breathe when coughing. Coccus cacti: cough w/choking on thick, stringy mucus. Constant clearing the throat; worse w/cold drinks. ...Read more
Quite possibly but..: If you are sleepy, the first thing should be to see a doctor to determine the cause. There are many possible causes like sleep apnea, allergies, low thyroid or adrenal function, poor diet, anemia & chronic infections. Many herbs (like ashwagandha, rhodiola, cordyceps) may help, but may not be the answer. An individualized homeopathic remedy may help. My first advice is to find and treat the cause! ...Read more
Homeopathic treatmen: This chronic skin rash is rare, and it may not respond to conventional treatments. http://tinyurl.com/c2rn22 Homeopathic treatment requires working with a professional homeopath and considering your complete case -- not just the skin rash. The remedy YOU need (of thousands) may differ from that needed by someone else with the same diagnosis. A correctly prescribed one initiates a healing process. ...Read more
Sadly, none.: Tooth decay is a progressive disease that can lead to pain, infection, and tooth loss. Decay cannot be effectively treated with homeopathic remedies. Your only recourse for effective treatment of tooth decay, regardless of the age of the patient, is to seek formal dental care by a dentist. ...Read more
Maybe: There is a bach flower essence made from chestnut buds, and there is also a homeopathic remedy (aesculus hippocastanum) made from chestnut. The two are prepared very differently, may have different effects in people, and the process for prescription differs too. ...Read more
Tinnitus: Several, depending on the cause , which needs to be eliminated. Also, noise distraction such as radio, eliminating stress such as relaxation techniques, avoid too much Aspirin products &; Caffeine, & use of Anxiolytics & Antidepressants, as prescribed by your Doc. Hearing aids can help too. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many homeopathic remedies that can help with hot flashes. To find the one most likely to help you, please see an experienced classical (single remedy at a time) homeopath who can explore your case. There are hundreds of possibilities -- and you could get discouraged with trial and error alone. Short article abstract here: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/18194760. ...Read more
Parotidectomy?: I'm a little confused by your question, since "parotidectomy" is a surgical removal of the parotid gland . . . Which most likely wouldn't need "shrinking" afterwards. If you mean post-surgical swelling, homeopathic arnica may help. There are remedies known to help with parotid swelling itself, but consultation with a trained homeopath is best to find an effective remedy for your case. ...Read more
Healing from surgery: Homeopathic remedies can help healing after surgery. For instance, the remedy aconite is known as "the arnica of the eye." arnica is a commonly used homeopathic remedy for bruising and pain related to trauma, so here aconite is being compared to this for eye wounds and foreign bodies. There are many more remedies which could facilitate healing, depending on the type of surgery being done. ...Read more
I am not a doctor and if I self administer wrong homeopathic remedy after reading symptoms online. Will 2 drops three times a day for a month harm?, provided the wrong remedy is selected and i fail to match symptoms closely..no benefits.but any harm?
Nobody knows, but...: Truly homeopathic "medications" are made by repeated dilutions, so that the ingredient is not really in the medication anymore (just the "essence" of it remains). That means there is no active ingredient left to cause any benefit. However, that also implies that the homeopathic "medicine" should be pretty harmless. Other non-homeopathic ingredients are often added and may have scents and flavors. ...Read more
A different thought:
Cavities arise in the presence of;
a susceptible host
the key is prevention, not a homeopathic remedy.
Best to see a dentist for an evaluation and have regular professional cleanings. Daily brushing with a sonicare or oral b electric toothbrush and to use a hydrofloss oral irrigator. ...Read more