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What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: There are no known natural ways to cure hypothyroidism. If you have this condition you should be under the care of a physician and treated appropriately. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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What are some natural ways to improve your eyesight?

What are some natural ways to improve your eyesight?

There are not many: Most treatments are aimed at improving a problem that is developing, rather than preventing one from occuring. A proper diet and healthy lifestyle are the greatest ways of improving your eye and overall health. Vitamins are of questionnable benefit if you are already getting them through a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Are natural herbs ways to reduce stress?

Are natural herbs ways to reduce stress?

Yes: Some botanicals, like valerian root, can be quite effective reducing anxiety. Other supplements used for anxiety include melatonin and chamomile. But natural does not necessarily = safe, so be cautious and consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

IBS: There are many natural cures claimed to treat ibs, but which ones are really effective, this is unclear. It'd be nice to know what you've already tried. First, try to identify foods known to cause/aggravate it. Common ones would be caffeine, dairy, fried foods. Try to drop breads made by artificial yeast. Use a natural starter. Try triphala and slippery elm if you have not yet. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to boost testosterone ?

Are there natural ways to boost testosterone ?

BOOST TESTOSTERONE?: Testosterone is a steroid hormone secreted by the testis in men and ovaries in women. A small amount is also secreted by the adrenal glands. Testosterone levels decline with age in humans and unfortunately there are no natural ways to boost the hormone. The only way to boost testosterone levels in the blood is from externally administered testosterone. ...Read more

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Natural ways to help with depression?

Natural ways to help with depression?

Many: Psychotherapy can be very natural; also so is eating a healthy anti-inflammatory diet low in processed foods and high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fish. Exercising is natural. St. John's wort can help moderate depression; sam-e can help also. Classical homeopathy with a skilled homeopath can be very helpful in understanding self, and moving towards healing. Authentic care for self. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to increase dopamine levels?

What are natural ways to increase dopamine levels?

Dopamine production: There is no proven way to increase dopamine. Ingested Dopamine is broken down in the stomach and small intesting (unless combined with a special medication...Carbidopa, for example in the medicine given to parkinson's patients carbidopa/levodopa). It can be given intravenously, which is done sometimes to help increase blood pressure. See also: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dopamine. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to improve fertility?

Are there any natural ways to improve fertility?

Improve fertility: 24 F from NC asks: Any natural ways to improve fertility? ANS: I am not aware of any natural ways proven to improve fertility. Best to find out the cause of your problem, if it is your problem.. You need to have your mate tested as well to be certain he is not the problem as well. As we say it takes two to tango. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to improve blood circulation?

What are some natural ways to improve blood circulation?

Enhance nitric oxide: L-arginine (if < 40yo and no heart disease), neo40, resveratrol, aerobic exercise, foods that generate nitrix oxide, e.g. Kale, spinach, arugula. Acupuncture, green tea, hot baths. If you have varicose veins or spider veins, also look into butcher's broom supplement. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to increase testosterone?

Are there natural ways to increase testosterone?

Underlying causes: It depends on the cause. Low testosterone due to testicular damage or factors like pituitary tumors require replacement. Pharmaceutical testosterone is more similar to human testosterone than "natural supplements" (usually testosterone precursors). If testosterone is low due to factors such as obesity, diabetes, and/or obstructive sleep apnea -- try treating the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat hypogonadism?

Are there natural ways to treat hypogonadism?

Depends: It depends upon the cause of the hypogonadism...If its due to excessive exercise you can cut down on your exercise, if its due to being underweight or having anorexia, counseling and weight gain would help. If its due to something called kallmann's syndrome ( a brain defect) then no.... Speak to your doctor about your cause and see if they have a natural solution. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to increase fertility?

What are natural ways to increase fertility?

Be healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to increase appetite?

What are natural ways to increase appetite?

Exercise, Routine: Maintain a healthy routine, regular exercise. Spice up food. Protein increases apetite. Milk, bland food, grains, vegitables, fatty food sit there longer... ...Read more

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What are ways to improve a child's eyesight naturally?

What are ways to improve a child's eyesight naturally?

There are no ways : You do want to make sure your child gets a dilated eye exam by an ophthalmologist by first to second grade. You want to detect any abnormalities of the eye at an early age, when you can possibly correct them. ...Read more

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Can there be any ways to improve my eyesight naturally?

Can there be any ways to improve my eyesight naturally?

Depends: It really depends on why your vision is poor. For example, if your are referring to getting rid of glasses, then no. If you have dry eyes, leading to blurred vision, then increasing your omega-3 intake could improve the vision. See your eye doctor for the cause of your poor vision. ...Read more

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Please suggest some ways to cure acidity naturally?

Please suggest some ways to cure acidity naturally?

Alkalize: You must buffer the acid with an alkaline substance (e.g. Baking soda). A natural, healthy diet that is high in fruits and vegetables and low in red meat can decrease stomach acid production. Seek the input of a qualified nutritionist. Be careful of your mouth drying meds (xanax, zoloft). Those and reflux will melt your teeth. Avoid dietary sugars/acids. Increase Fluoride use and oral hygiene. ...Read more

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What're some natural ways to increase my energy level?

What're some natural ways to increase my energy level?

Several: Getting 7-9 hours sleep at night, making sure you drink plenty of water, eat a balanced diet emphasizing fresh fruits and vegetables, and regular exercise will all help someone feel their best. Someone who is still tired all the time should check with their primary care doctor for any conditions such as depression, hypothyroidism, anemia, and vitamin deficiencies that might be the cause. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to help boost my immune system?

What are some natural ways to help boost my immune system?

Immune boost: Regular exercise has been shown to keep yourself healthy and improve your health overall including your immune system. There are no medications that boost your immune system. ...Read more