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Is there an effective cure for lumbago?

Is there an effective cure for lumbago?

Depends: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Is there an effective cure for asthma?

Is there an effective cure for asthma?

Not yet: Currently, the goal for treating asthma is to identify triggers and use treatments to control asthma as no "cure" is yet available. The most effective treatments are the inhaled steroid medications. There are a number of other medications that can be used in conjunction as "add on" therapy. Allergy injections can be very helpful for those with allergic triggers. The future may hold a cure... ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for maculopathy?

Is there an effective treatment for maculopathy?

Maculopathy Tx: Maculopathy is a non-specific term for a disease affecting the central portion of the retina/vision. Treatment would depend on the cause of the problem which could be many different issues. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for migraines?

Is there an effective treatment for migraines?

Yes: Don't have enough room for the whole answer. Treatment of acute attack and prevention are the two areas addressed. Uncertain which you wanted. Oral, injected, and nasal,spray Meds are effective in stopping the HA when used early in most cases and IV Meds in harder ones. Several different types of Meds have been successful in stabilizing nerve/muscle to prevent the next attack. See neurologist ...Read more

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Is there an effective cure for bsldness ?

Is there an effective cure for bsldness ?

Baldness: Alopecia: Nope. But, there are some approaches that limit the hair loss. These are medications such as rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia (finasteride). ...Read more

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Is there an alternative cure for cancer?

Is there an alternative cure for cancer?

No: First of all, cancer is not one disease. Each type of cancer requires an individualized approach to treatment. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet and there are unscrupulous individuals who prey upon the desperation of cancer patients by offering miracle alternative approaches to therapy. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for HPV alternative way?

Is there an effective treatment for HPV alternative way?

Be patient.: There is no "cure" that we know of, other than time and mother nature. Keeping your immune system in shape (good nutrition, avoiding hormonal contraceptives, avoiding tobacco) may shorten the duration of the infection, which can last for many years, even decades. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for gastric pain?

Is there an effective treatment for gastric pain?

Difficult to answer: There are many causes of gastric pain and some are more serious than others. It is worth being evaluated by your primary care to have a clear diagnosis and direction of care. ...Read more

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Is there an effective herbal treatment for anxiety?

Is there an effective herbal treatment for anxiety?

Several herbal remedies have been studied as a treatment for anxiety, but more research is needed to understand the risks and benefits: Here's what we know — and don't know: Kava. , Passionflower. , Valerian. , Chamomile. , Lavender. , Lemon balm. . If you're considering taking any herbal supplement as a treatment for anxiety, talk to your doctor first, especially if you take other medications. The interaction of some herbal supplements and certain medications can cause serious side effects. If your anxiety is interfering with daily activities, talk with your doctor. More serious forms of anxiety generally need medical treatment or psychological counseling (psychotherapy) for symptoms to improve. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

How is it diagnosed?: Some people can have sharp shooting pains in different nerves or muscle spasms as a result of nerve compression or previous surgery or invasive procedure on spine get MRI with contrast show enhancement of meningies or arachnoid---the treatment relate to finding a cause or just treat the resulting symptom--has there been a spinal tap?Did you have meningitis before, etc. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for cellulitis?

Is there an effective treatment for cellulitis?

What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more

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Is there a cure or treatment for Ebola?

Is there a cure or treatment for Ebola?

Ebola Virus: Currently there is not a cure for Ebola virus. The patient may be hospitalized, placed in isolation & provided intensive care measures such as: oxygen, medication to maintain blood pressure, blood transfusions (platelets or fresh blood), intravenous fluids & electrolytes & treatment of co-existing infections. Zmapp is a biopharmacuetical drug that is being used experimentally for Ebola. ...Read more

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Is there an Ayurvedic treatment for dvt?

Is there an Ayurvedic treatment for dvt?

Not one you want: Dvt is a serious medical issue. If you want to treat allergies or something with homeopathy - fine. Dvt needs anticoagulants, surveillance and compression stockings. Don't get cute. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

Is there a cure for osteoarthritis?

No: Unfortunately, the answer is no. Hip and knee joints can be replaced if the arthritis is advanced and painful in one of these joints. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for headache in an easy way?

Is there an effective treatment for headache in an easy way?

Depends on the Cause: Headaches can be due to a number of different causes. Effective and easy treatment will depend on what type of headache you are experiencing and its cause, which may require a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for depression?

Is there a cure for depression?

Depression Treatment: Depression is Treatable with very good results for:
•Overcoming hopelessness and despair
•Improving mood
•Improving motivation, energy and sleep
•Unresolved Feelings with family members
•Resolving conflicts in relationships
•Enjoying personal hobbies
•Feeling pleasure in relationships
•Feeling Blessings and Wonders of Life
See a psychiatrist for Therapy and discuss antidepressant medication. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for scoliosis?

Is there a cure for scoliosis?

No: There is no cure for scoliosis in most instances. The majority of scoliosis is mild, and has no long term consequences in terms of general health, back pain, or cosmetic issues (ie) curves less than 30 degrees at maturity. It is when curves are greater than 50 degrees that they tend to get worse over time and surgery is a consideration. Surgery doesn't cure scoliosis, but prevents progression. ...Read more

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