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Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Overview)

This is therapy that uses plants.


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What site can I find information about phytotherapy?

What site can I find information about phytotherapy?

Here's one: The american botanical council has a very informative web site that might help you: http://abc.Herbalgram.Org/. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
385 doctors shared insights

Phytotherapy (Overview)

This is therapy that uses plants.


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Where can I read about ancient chinese medicine phytotherapy?

Where can I read about ancient chinese medicine phytotherapy?

Chinese Medicine: Chinese herbs are given in the context of traditional chinese medicine. It's important to consider them a part of a whole system of care. A couple of resources to get you started include an article: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1071750/ and a web site: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/whatiscam/chinesemed.Htm. ...Read more

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What flowers might have medicinal properties?

What flowers might have medicinal properties?

Looong list!: Here are two resources for you. The first app is free, the second is available for a nominal charge. Both are very nice resources for herbal supplements. , AboutHerbs - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Guide to Botanicals, Supplements and Complimentary Therapies Clinical Herbs - Phytotherapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Auyvedic Medicine ...Read more

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How to treat chronic prostatis?

How to treat chronic prostatis?

Antibiotics usually: Chronic prostatitis is an often frustrating disease to endure as a patient and frustrating to treat as a physician. There is a related condition known as chronic pelvic pain syndrome. The treatment for chronic prostatitis is simply antibiotic therapy. Continue to follow your urologist recommendations. Pain medications like aleve or related prescription meds like arcoxia can help control symptoms. ...Read more

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Has any natural allergy treatment worked for you?

Has any natural allergy treatment worked for you?

I have never tried : Phytotherapy, or plant medicine for allergic rhinitis, but there is some data which suggests that butterbut, stinging nettle and some combinations of chinese herbal medicines are effective. ...Read more

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I have for 2 years non bacterial prostate pain. I have medicine to take to keep calm the prostate bit still sharp pain every day. What do you suggest?

I have for 2 years non bacterial prostate pain. I have medicine to take to keep calm the prostate bit still sharp pain every day. What do you suggest?

Men's Health : Alpha blockers (e.g. Tamsulosin), 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor (e.g. Finasteride) are the most efficacious medications for treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Nsaids, prednisone, medications for neuropathic pain (e.g. Pregabalin) & phytotherapies such as cernilton (pollen extract) and quercetin (bioflavonoid) may also be effective. Discuss other options with urologist. ...Read more

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Is tongkat ali a good supplement to boost testosterone?

Is tongkat ali a good supplement to boost testosterone?

Supplements: The body generally does not need supplements to produce hormones. The regulatory system of hormone regulation generally does not react well to artificial manipulation and often causes more harm than good if there is not a hormone deficiency. Hormone deficiencies are generally treated with synthetic versions of the hormones, not pro-hormones or supplements. ...Read more

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What are some alternative treatment for bph?

What are some alternative treatment for bph?

BPH: Medications such as Alpha blockers and 5 aris have been around for years. Surgical options include turp, lasers, photovaporization, enucleation, and the newest fda-approved modality uro-lift. Phytotherapy or herbal treatments are also available. ...Read more

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I have non bacterial prostate pain for 2 years. What can I take against the sharp pain around the bladder. Normal pain killers don't work?

I have non bacterial prostate pain for 2 years. What can I take against the sharp pain around the bladder. Normal pain killers don't work?

Men's Health : Alpha blockers (e.g. Tamsulosin), 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor (e.g. Finasteride) are the most efficacious medications for treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Nsaids, prednisone, medications for neuropathic pain (e.g. Pregabalin) & phytotherapies such as cernilton (pollen extract) and quercetin (bioflavonoid) may also be effective. Discuss other options with urologist. ...Read more