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ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. With supplements start low and go slow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any medication\natural herbs that help with dizziness, room spinning, chronic fatigue, sleeping for weeks only getting up to use the bathroom and eat, this is from meth withdrawals?
Need a doctor: You should have a check up with a physical examination and blood testing, to see if there's something wrong which would respond to some form of treatment. You also need ongoing drug abuse treatment, if you want to stay clean and off drugs, which is what I recommend. Meth Addiction can be tough, you need all the help you can get and need to do whatever it takes to stay clean. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any natural herbs to help a hyperactivity disorder rather than using medication in a child?
None: No natural remedy has been proven efficacious so far. Pharmacologic therapy utilizing stimulants plus behavior modification provides best results without significant side effects. Children who received stimulants for their adhd are not at higher risk to develop substance abuse later. ...Read more
Is there any herbs/supplements can help lvc vasculitis?
Where can I buy?
F 56 yo having lvc vasculitis many years
prefer natural med. Than drugs
Not really: I assume that you mean lcv, leukocytoclastic vasculitis. There are no good data on alternative therapy. Dhea has been shown to be a possible adjunct to conventional threapy in lupus erythematosus. Others have no good data. Lcv can range from mild to life-threatening disease. Accordingly, conventional therapy is mandatory, unless (rarely) a cause for the disease can be found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The annoyance of processing unwanted sounds- chewing, swallowing, sounds that lead to situational irritablity are often treated with SSRI;'s ie fluoxitine with partial success. For the most part I hear that persons adjust their environment and lifestyle to minimize these disrractions. ...Read more
Too many unknowns: Herbal supplements are one of the non-scientific products sold to people all over the stores, the internet, and the world. It is untested and unproven what a brand, an ingredient, or an amount will do inside a particular person's body. If the herb seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it might be ok to try. Finding true research studies on such supplements is usually impossible. ...Read more
How to get to sleep quicker? Any ideas appreciated whether it's medication/herbs or what have you.
Remedies: Warming milk creates tryptophan which helps w sleep. Melatonin & valerian root are 2 herbal strategies. Sipping chamomile tea can also help. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many meds, also...: 327 (!) medications are known to interact with tamoxifen- not all seriously. The prescribing doc should supply this info! see http://www.Drugs.Com/drug-interactions/tamoxifen.Html the main herb that can interact is st john's wort. Gla, melatonin and tocotrienols may have supportive interactions- see http://www.Evitamins.Com/encyclopedia/assets/drug/tamoxifen/~default. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Moderation is always best.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ok turmeric and ala don't work - what are alternative OTC vitamin/herbs good for lupus to go with my medications :) ?
None, but...: There aren't any otc herbs, vitamins, or supplements that treat lupus, but that may be a good thing. Once a person has lupus, she has an autoimmune disease. Her immune system is no longer working right. However, it would be quite frightening if companies were selling over-the-counter herbs, vitamins, or supplements that were strong enough to alter the function of people's immune systems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am currently on traditional chinese medication herb. Can l take tcm shudihuang together with methfomin? Please help got pcos and trying to concieve!
Challenging: Shudihuang has never been combined with metformin in the laboratory setting. Should have your tcm doctor and endocrinologist discuss the best treatment plan for you. As for you having pcos, it is possible to get pregnant. But statistically there is a 45% chance of having a miscarriage. Maintaining healthy weight through diet and exercise can improve your fertility by regulating your blood sugar. ...Read more
Hlw doctor, is it possible to have preclampsia again during pregnancy. I had still born. How To prevent this
any diet or medications or herbs to use?
Careful OB-GYN: follow up with BP monitoring and routine blood testing. Tight vigilance is essential for care and treatment. ...Read more
Are there any herbs or medication to help heal tongue paresthesia from wisdom tooth removal after 3 months of symptoms?
Are there any medications/ herbs/ supplements one can take to repair gut lining in cases with irritable bowel syndrome?
Many: You are correct that many with ibs have an inflamed gut lining (leaky gut syndrome). Try to find the cause- it could be due to medications, alcohol, yeast, unfriendly bacteria, parasites, food allergies etc. Once these are addressed, there are many supps that can help the gut to heal like glutamine, dgl, marshmallow root & slippery elm. See http://www.Stopleakygut.Com/healing & my comment for more. ...Read more
Are there any medications/herbs/supplements that help heal lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I suffer from burning and pain in tongue
Nerve injury: Yes, Your Oral surgeon may try an antibiotic regimen coupled with a NSAID like para acetophenamen (tylenol). If the nerve was only bruised this often works. If there was an actual serving, a neurologist needs to be consulted. There is a possibility that "Botox" has a side effect to stimulate nerve growth. ...Read more
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