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Is there a natural remedy to shrink a goiter?

Is there a natural remedy to shrink a goiter?

Goiter: I know of no "natural" remedy for goiter. Synthroid (thyroxine) is usually the first medicine given, and if that does not help, surgery or radioactive iodine would be the next step. ...Read more

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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


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Is there a natural remedy for hypothyroidism?

Is there a natural remedy for hypothyroidism?

Thyroid natural: thyroid function is dependenet on Iodine. Natural sources include seaweed and seafood. There are herbal remedies that can boost thyroid fucntion ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy to a cold/flu?

Can there be a natural remedy to a cold/flu?

Symptom relief: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to cure headaches?

Is there a natural way to cure headaches?

Biofeedback: I have used biofeedback to control headaches for years. I imagine myself holding ice cubes in my outstetched hands and it reduced my blood pressure almost imemdiately. That often reduces the headache to no pain at all. Cost is free. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to cure high bp?

Is there a natural way to cure high bp?

Natural bp medicine : Exercise is the most natural way to cure high blood pressure. 30 min of nonstop cardiovascular movement is what the american heart assoc defines as exercise and would help to lower blood pressure. Ex. Brisk walk, jog, run, swim. The vigor of activity should be enough to make you feel like you are working hard. ...Read more

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Is there a natural or herbal to help cure chlamydia?

Is there a natural or herbal to help cure chlamydia?

Chlamydia: See your doc for meds. No herbs cure stds. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy to treat glaucoma?

Is there a natural remedy to treat glaucoma?

No: Nothing definitive. Some things can temporarily increase pressure so avoiding too much caffeine or too much fast water intake, extreme stress etc. Regular exercise or alcohol might lower iop minimally. Be wary of claims like ginkgo will help glaucoma because evidence is weak. Consult your physician regarding alternative therapy vs. Conventional therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy I can use to replace kortisone?

Is there a natural remedy I can use to replace kortisone?

Topical, yes: Topical hydrocortisone is often used for skin inflammation/other skin conditions. Chamomile, licorice, chickweed creams & witch hazel all seem to have some anti-inflammatory effects. The saponins in the Yucca plant are precursors of natural cortisone produced by our adrenal glands & products containing this have helped arthritis. However, if you have systemic adrenal insufficiency, NEED cortisone ...Read more

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Is there any proven herbal remedy to help with a hard mass in breast?

Is there any proven herbal remedy to help with a hard mass in breast?

Not that I am aware : Of. Western medicine does not usually use proven and herbal in the same sentence. This may not be the best web site to pursue advice on this topic. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a toxic goiter?

What is the best remedy for a toxic goiter?

I131 or pills: Most endocrinologists recommend radioiodine, but some like to use pills. Unfortunately the pills rarely give you a permanent cure. Radioiodine does, but can result in hypothyroidism. Discuss with an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to cure eyes?

Is there a natural way to cure eyes?

Cure: What do you want to cure? If it is the need to see without glasses then lasik would be the best thing to do. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy or something to help me grow a beard?

Is there a remedy or something to help me grow a beard?

Facial hair: Nope. If you do not have hair follicles then there is nothing to make them appear out of no where. Many men are in the same situation. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

Is there a way to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

Fiber!: Hemorrhoid disease is a byproduct of straining with defecation; adding fiber to your diet, supplemented with at least 64 ounces of water/day may be very helpful. Also, it is best to "take the library out of the bathroom" and get in-and-out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for allergies?

Is there a natural remedy for allergies?

Allergy: I find that inhaled allergens (pollen, dust, etc.) become less of a problem when they are promptly removed from the nose where they first enter the body. Neti pot nasal rinses have really worked well for many of my patients. It's not a cure but it may set the world on fire in cases of bad allergies where avoidance of allergens is simply impossible. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy to get rid of xanthelasma?

Is there a natural remedy to get rid of xanthelasma?

NO: There are treatments at a dermatologist office, usually scraping off the deposits, leaving scabs which heal in 10 days. More important you need a blood test to measure cholesterol, ldl, hdl, and triglycerides. Then you should probably lose weight, exercise more, take a chewable baby aspirin, and begin a statin pill to reduce your risk of stroke or heart disease. Your blood pressure should be about. ...Read more

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Is there a natural herbal tranquilizer that will help?

Is there a natural herbal tranquilizer that will help?

Probably Several: I know of two: chamomile tea & kava-kava. I believe there may even be a double-blind placebo controlled trial for kava-kava. ...Read more