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The Best natural medicine for cold?

The Best natural medicine for cold?

The one you know: You know already your mom's chicken soup! ...Read more

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Is there some natural medicine to help ED?

Is there some natural medicine to help ED?

Possibly: 68 y/o male asks, is there some natural medicine to help ED. Older men may have HBP, poor circulation, artherosclerosis, Diabetes & other age associated chronic disorders (which should also be managed) contributing to their ED, but as in Younger Men, Stress management is 1st then herbs/supplements like ginseng, Yohimbe, DHEA, L-Arginine & Vitamin B Complex might help. No last words yet. ...Read more

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What natural medicine can cure my child's coughing?

What natural medicine can cure my child's coughing?

Buckwheat honey: Actually studied not too long ago, buckwheat honey when compared to typical over the counter (otc) cough medicine was found to be as good, if not better than these cough syrups. As always, infants under one year of age should not be given honey due to spores sometimes found within honey that could potentially cause botulism. ...Read more

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Is it true natural medicine is better than modern medicine because modern only treats the symptoms?

Claims.....: I believe in use of many natural remedies. But if I had streph throat — I would want antibiotics to prevent rheumatic fever at a later date. If I had a serious heart arrthymia — I would want a medication that is effective and backed by sound scienfic research. Each has their place & they can work hand in hand. But sound judgment must be used in chosing which to use & when to use together. ...Read more

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Natural medicine for pcos?

Natural medicine for pcos?

Healthy weight loss: A low glycemic index diet for all patients with pcos can improve fertility according to a large harvard study by dr chavarro and colleagues. He outlines this diet in his book "the fertility diet". If you are overweight, healthy weight loss may be all you need to start ovulating regularly. A supplement — inositol — may also be helpful. Please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best natural medicine for stress?

What is the best natural medicine for stress?

Meditation: Meditation is the best, because you carry it with you all the time, and you need no equipment or supplements. You can simply observe your own breathing, not changing it in any way. Or you can do a walking or yoga meditation -- some like this better when really upset & having difficulty sitting still. Either brings you into the present moment rather than worry about future or regretting the past. ...Read more

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What kind of natural medicine can I take for anxiety?

What kind of natural medicine can I take for anxiety?

Anxiety help: Depends on what kind of anxiety — worry or physical, constant or situational, specific triggers or random times... Find a therapist specializing in anxiety to help determine what will work best. Generally, most anxiety is best helped by confronting it in small ways at first, gradually increasing to things that make you more anxious, plus learning to cope tools. Exercise can help many types of anxiety. ...Read more

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What are some natural medicines to gain health and live long life?

What are some natural medicines to gain health and live long life?

Protandim.: This is an anti-aging supplement known as NRF2 activator which fights oxidative stress that we suffer daily by just living. There is also another product called Laminine. However, clean living, eating more organic fruits and vegetables, exercise, avoiding too much sun exposure, no smoking, avoiding harmful drugs and alcohol, healthy relationships cannot be replaced. ...Read more

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I'm looking for natural medicines to gain health and wanna live long life?

I'm looking for natural medicines to gain health and wanna live long life?

Quite a few.: There are so many products that are supposed to promote health and prolong life that you need to do your own due diligence but the most common are Resveratrol, DHEA and CoQ10. There is a health pyramid that recommend, pure filtered water, low glycemic fruits, grain cereals, carbohydrates cold water fish.free-range poultry and organic eggs, lean red meat which promote good health. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever tried one of those all natural medicines for calming your nerves?

Has anyone ever tried one of those all natural medicines for calming your nerves?

Rescue Remedy: Many of my patients love rescue remedy — a homeopathic remedy geared towards relaxing the nervous system. ...Read more

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What natural medicine can be given to my son who has persistent irritating cough?

What natural medicine can be given to my son who has persistent irritating cough?

Honey: If your son is over one year old, 1 teaspoon of dark honey (buckwheat is the best) can be given every 2 hours for cough and/or sore throat. ...Read more

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Is natural medicine good for asthma?

Is natural medicine good for asthma?

No: Asthma is dangerous, can cause long-lasting damage and death. Medications available are effective, no need to take such serious risk. ...Read more

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Are there any natural medicines for moods & energy?

Are there any natural medicines for moods & energy?

Yes: Eat sensibly and exercise hard. Health doesn't come off a dinner plate or out of a supplement bottle. Cheers. ...Read more

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I need to know some natural medicines to help with psp?

I need to know some natural medicines to help with psp?

None exist: If you are asking about progressive supranuclear palsy, there are no natural medicines known to help. Although in some ways similar to parkinson's, the meds used in that condition do not provide much benefit in psp. Best to find a research study at a major medical center. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between homeopathy and natural medicine?

Is there a difference between homeopathy and natural medicine?

Yes: Homeopathy is a specific form of natural medicine, based on the theory that a very tiny dose of a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy person can cure those same symptoms in a sick person. There are many other forms of "natural medicine, " but many people mistakenly use the term homeopathy to refer all natural medicine. See http://www.Homeopathic. Com/articles/introduction_to_homeopathy. ...Read more

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What natural medicines are best for enhancing mood and energy?

What natural medicines are best for enhancing mood and energy?

The best medicine...: The best medicine to enhance mood and energy is a good diet and frequent exercise, combined with adequate sleep. ...Read more

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Which type of natural medicine is there to take place of narcotics?

Which type of natural medicine is there to take place of narcotics?

In my: Experience of western medicine, there is no medicine that works like a narcotic on the mu receptor of the brain and spinal cord. That said ultram in simplistic terms has some mus like activity and has been helpful for many patients trying to avoid narcotics for pain relief. ...Read more

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My child is having cold and cough every day please tell me natural medicine tips?

My child is having cold and cough every day please tell me natural medicine tips?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the cough. Honey (in a child over 12 months) can help with a cough if it's due to a cold. If it's asthma, pneumonia, allergies or a sinus infection, "natural" medications won't be of much help. I would have him see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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There is a pustule on my pubic area and, it really hurts. What is a natural medicine?

There is a pustule on my pubic area and, it really hurts. What is a natural medicine?

Need antibiotics: Please see your gyn as you need antibiotics or have it drained, you always want to make sure you do not have mersa which needs the proper antibiotics and followup or other bacteria natural not rec for what you have. ...Read more

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I have premature ejaculation, hw can I improve it by exercise n. Natural medicine to improve my sex health?

I have premature ejaculation, hw can I improve it by exercise n. Natural medicine to improve my sex health?

No evidence: Premature or rapid ejaculation has not been shown to respond to exercise or "natural medicine." your best bet is to talk to a sex therapist or sexuality counselor about it. Some men also take antidepressants -- not because they're depressed but because the medications tend to delay orgasm. ...Read more

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What natural medicine is used for treating urine infections?

What natural medicine is used for treating urine infections?

None: Sorry, no natural medicines reliably treat urinary tract infection. UTIs often clear on their own over 2-12 weeks, so if symptoms improve on a natural product, it isn't necessarily because of that treatment; or maybe not a UTI. Meantime you risk serious complications, such as kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Don't mess around with this; see a doctor for diagnosis and antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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What natural medicines can enhance muscle growth?

What natural medicines can enhance muscle growth?

Hormones: Testosterone and growth hormones are natural medicines that enhance muscle growth. Alpha lipoic acid and resveratrol may help to increase lean body mass. However, the best ways to increase muscle mass is to increase calorie intake beyond what you burn in a day, eat about a gram of protein per pound of body weight daily and regular resistance exercise. ...Read more

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How can I begin to learn about herbal and natural medicines?

How can I begin to learn about herbal and natural medicines?

Natural medicine: Please start by visiting the website of the Coalition for Natural Heal, and people like Dr. Michael Murray, ND, Dr Ronald Hoffman, MD, in NYC and Dr. Andrew Weil, MD in Arizona. For a Chinese medicine perspective you can visit the TCM World Foundation site in NYC. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any new treatments in natural medicine for retinopathy?

Are there any new treatments in natural medicine for retinopathy?

Yes!: Damage to the retina commonly caused by high blood pressure and diabetes. There are herbs that can strengthen blood vessels and prevent deterioration and leakage. Consider ginkgo, a vasodilator that helps get more blood to retina; grape seed extract, high in proanthocyanidins which prevent blood leakage; quercitin, which can help lower high blood pressure; pycnogenol from pine bark shows promise2. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a natural medicine that is similar to topamax (topiramate)?

Docs, what's a natural medicine that is similar to topamax (topiramate)?

It depends: Are you wanting to replace topamax (topiramate) as an anticonvulsant, a migraine prophylactic agent, an agent to reduce the production of spinal fluid for benign intracraniel hypertension or are you looking for something to take to lose weight? ...Read more

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How do I find a nutritionally oriented or natural medicine doctor in my area?

How do I find a nutritionally oriented or natural medicine doctor in my area?

Here is a start: I don't know about the quality of this particular list of health care providers but here is a link to start with

http://www.wellness.com/find/integrative%20doctor

You can also ask you doctor. Many chiropractors these days are very holistic as well. Nurses are in contact w/lots of health care providers and are often quite open to natural and non-invasive care. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please point me to where I can begin to learn about herbal and natural medicines?

Please point me to where I can begin to learn about herbal and natural medicines?

Beware!!! You are...: Starting down a path riddled with pitfalls. "Herbal" & "natural" medicine is 95% quackery, hucksterism & flim-flam. It's a bottomless pit into which the credulous, gullible and unwary throw their hard-earned money. Try "The Honest Herbal" (available in several editions) for starters. Question practitioners' education. Doubt everything. You can only be duped if you allow yourself to be. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the best natural medicine for cancer? Any fruits or vegetables?

Please tell me what's the best natural medicine for cancer? Any fruits or vegetables?

Unknown: Herbal and natural remedies cannot be discounted but the lack of solid randomized clinical trials makes it hard to recommend the best one. Also, the specifics of the situation would be needed to even make a guess. ...Read more