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Are there natural treatments for my menopause symptoms?

Are there natural treatments for my menopause symptoms?

Partly effective: You may mean menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Some patients take otc products made from black cohosh or soy that sometimes help, if my patients really want to try this, i tell them to try estroven (red clover), but follow the instructions. These products are not fda approved or tested so you need to be careful, at least estroven has been around for awhile and seems safe. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more


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What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

Remedies: 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. Rest! ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Remedies: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for dizziness?

Any natural remedies for dizziness?

Read below: First of all the cause of the dizziness should be investigated why use unknown potentially harmful remedy for an often benign symptom that can be relieved with good well tried medications?! ...Read more

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Are there good natural treatments for perimenopause?

Are there good natural treatments for perimenopause?

Life style: Maintaining a healthy lifestyle including regular exercise, a healthy diet, stress management, and adequate rest will help many women. Although natural products like black cohash or primrose oil have been used, the studies are not convincing. If symptoms are severe, talk to your doctor to see if you would be a candidate for Estradiol and Progesterone which occur naturally in women. ...Read more

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Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Yes: Some women benefit from vegetable Estrogens such as soy, black cohosh, or evening primrose oil. There is no evidence that they are safer than prescription medications. If there is a history of breast cancer, there are other medications that can reduce hot flashes such as venlafaxine. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

Pain: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for stress symptoms?

Are there any natural treatments for stress symptoms?

Many: Relaxation exercises, mindfulness meditation, yoga, light cardio exercise, massage, humor... The list is nearly endless. Herbal tea containing valerian root &/or chamomile can be calming. However, if anxiety persists it's better to address the cause(s) instead of just treating the symptoms. Consider psychotherapy to learn new ways of coping, or to uncover/address hidden causes of anxiety. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for hot flashes?

What are some natural remedies for hot flashes?

Many good remedies: There are many effective ways to reduce vasomotor symptoms (like hot flashes). Meditation, good diet, vitamin e, herbal remedies, medications, and hormonal treatments can all be used in specific cases. Talk to a women's health specialist. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for stress relief?

What are some natural remedies for stress relief?

One thing that you : Can do to self-calm or reduce anxiety is deep breathing. Breath in slowly & deeply through nostrils. Fill you lungs with air & hold for a five count. Slowly exhale through open mouth. Don't focus on problems. Think only about your breathing. Repeat x 12 or until you are calmer. I would also encourage you to consider cognitive behavioral therapy to help get better control over your anxiety. ...Read more

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Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective natural remedies for female and male menopause.?

Natural hormones. : Both andropause and menopause symptoms are caused by hormones deficiencies. These hormones need to be replaced with bioidentical hormones. That is, hormones which are identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce if it could. ...Read more

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What are natural or home remedies for mononucleosis?

What are natural or home remedies for mononucleosis?

Interesting question: Mono is caused by the epstein barr virus and the blood test is actually positive in about 90% of the population. That means that the virus is present in nearly eferyone and awaits its opportunity to become active. The best prevention is good diet, exercise and rest. Intravenous vitamins are very safe and effective but not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for fibromyalgia symptoms?

Can you please describe the natural remedies for fibromyalgia symptoms?

Many good options: Many with fibromyalgia have undiagnosed lyme; it's important to rule it out & most tests are inaccurate! many also have suboptimal thyroid function. Magnesium malate, fibronol (a seaweed extract), same, vit d & 5-htp are among many supps that help. See http://www.Endfatigue.Com/ & http://www.Fibronol.Com/clinical_test.Html i advise consulting a holistic doc: http://www.Abihm.Org. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for Crohn's disease symptoms?

Any natural remedies for Crohn's disease symptoms?

None known: No substantial benefit known from any nutritional supplement though we hear some claims now and then. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

Thyroid treatment: The only medication for hypothyroidism is thyroid hormone that is natural because it is exactly the same to the hormone made by the human body. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for Crohn's disease symptoms?

What are some natural remedies for Crohn's disease symptoms?

True Crohn's: Disease if the diagnosis is correct has no natural remedies other than eating a healthy diet drinking plenty of fluids and taking meds as instructed by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more