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Natural Alternatives To Atenolol
Natural alternatives to pain medication? What are some natural, alternatives to taking pharmaceutical pain medication?
Look at all : Complimentary modalities from acupuncture to meditation. Each one can help each individual differently. Look at anti-inflammatory medical foods as well, such as limbrel, which, in one study, suggested it could help with pain after ninety days almost as much as alleve; some patients benefit greatly, others do not. Try all modalities that are not bad for you and see what works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more
Eat healthy&exercise: While yohimbe bark is considered a natural herbal option to treat erectile dysfunction, over-the-counter dietary supplements have no 3rd party oversight regarding manufacturing practices. Yohimbine is prescription derivative but its effectiveness has been surpassed by Viagra, (sildenafil) Cialis & other options. Overall best natural treatment is healthy nutrition & regular exercise. ...Read more
Sure.: There are natural alternatives to everything. For asthma they are (1) avoid smoking & second-hand smoke (2) avoid obesity (3) omega-3 and vitamin d (4) reduce stress (5) live in a rural area (6) use ma huang aka mormon tea & cromolyn - natural medications no longer available in this country. These measures may help mild asthma. For more severe asthma you will likely need prescription medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Basically, no: Gabapentin (US spelling) is an anticonvulsant/pain drug with specific and relatively benign properties. It appears you are using it for a pain syndrome. Pain may respond to many types of treatment, depending upon the person and the condition. You might find something else outside allopathic medicine that works as well for you, for your condition. An alternative for you, maybe not for others. ...Read more
Here are some ...: None has been available; if ever, Viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis would never come and become as popular at they have been. The vendors touting alternatives of PDE-5 inhibitors like Viagra (sildenafil) are merely riding the wings of public anxiety to gain a share of money-making with some herbs with CNS stimulating effect... More? Ask Doc... ...Read more
Diet?: I'm serious because people forget about diet when they are taking cholesterol meds. Healthy diet + exercise are a good start but some people still overproduce cholesterol.. Red yeast rice contains a natural statin but in a tiny dose. Garlic lowers cholesterol a little but there's the odor. For higher risk people like after a heart attack, there is no proven alternative to a statin. Ask your doc. ...Read more
Is there safe alternatives to plavix (clopidogrel) and corvedilol. I would prefer going a more healthier and safer way?
YES, however...: Yes, there are many safe alternatives. If the carvediol is for hypertension, exrercise, weight loss, dietary changes and supps like CoQ10 and magnesium Taurate might help, as well as the Zona device (see www.zona.com). Natural blood thinners like curcumin, fish oil and nattokinase may reduce need for Plavix (clopidogrel). But DO NOT stop meds on your own! I strongly advise you consult a holistic/integrative Dr. ...Read more
Generally speaking: If you need significant cholesterol lowering diet alone is oten not enough. Diet and exercise are important parts of the treatment. Unfortunately there are no effective natural remedies. That is why medications are needed as they have been proven safe and effective when used properly. ...Read more
Eat healthy&exer: While yohimbe bark is considered a natural herbal option to treat erectile dysfunction, over-the-counter dietary supplements have no 3rd party oversight regarding manufacturing practices. Yohimbine is prescription derivative but its effectiveness has been surpassed by Viagra, (sildenafil) Cialis & other options. Overall best natural treatment is healthy nutrition & regular exercise. And don't smoke. ...Read more
Are there traditional chinese medicine(s) to replace amlodopine or atorvastatin or coreg (carvedilol)?
Natural : Consider saline nasal rises such as neilmed that you can get at any pharmacy without a prescription to remove nasal allergies but also using a otc med such as naph con a. ...Read more
What is the safest alternative, herbal or otherwise, to medicines like Viagra (sildenafil) etc. to treat ED?
Erectile dysfunction: Some men cannot/should not take Viagra & its competitors to treat erectile dysfunction b/c they're also taking nitrates for angina (chest pain) or heart disease. In this avoid, try to avoid herbal options touted as miraculous as these dietary supplements are often laced w/sildenafil or sildenafil-life products. Alprostadil whether intraurethral or intracavernosal is approved. Vacuum pumps & rings ...Read more
I'm aware of natural supplements to treat depression and anxiety, but what OTC natural supplement helps to treat a add?
Options: Many treatment options are available, including: medications (beta blockers, digoxin, calcium channel blockers, sodium channel blockers), electrical cardioversion, a-v node ablation & pacemaker placement, radio frequency catheter ablation, surgical maze procedure...Also, it's common to be on a blood thinner to reduce the risk of stroke. Your doctor will help decide the best choice for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 5 years of taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, i want to stop. Is there an alternative natural remedy?
Possibly: If you are already at an ideal body weight, eat a healthy diet including limiting alcohol intake and exercise regularly you may have done most of what can be done naturally. As to non-drug remedies beyond these measures, I have to admit ignorance. Consultig with your personal caregiver may be helpful. Even if the above measures don't achieve a normal blood pressure they are good for us anyway! ...Read more
Unfortunately, no.: It is important to stay on medication and have it adjusted as needed with your psychiatrist. If there were a natural alternative, someone would be a billionaire, but it simply is not available. Your psychiatrist can help you try new medictions which have been approved by the FDA, natural alternatives are far too risky for anyone with bipolar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?
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