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Please tell me some home remedies for pcos?

Please tell me some home remedies for pcos?

Be careful: I dont think there is any herbal supplements that has bee proven to help women with pcos and would recommend that you discuss this first with your physcian (some may even have andorgenic properties that can actually worsen your condition). ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more


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Please tell me what are some home remedies for scars?

Please tell me what are some home remedies for scars?

Do not work: Home remedies do not work for scars. Save your time and see a medspa doctor. She will show you the available lasers available as well as compounded prescription creams that can help decrease the color if that is an issue. If it is not dark the creams do not help. The ablative lasers to include CO2 , erbium, and Q switched may be more helpful. They also help with stretch marks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne?

They do not work: Being a teen is hard enough without people giving you bad advice / criticism because you have acne. The best non-prescription remedy for acne is benzoyl peroxide, over the counter. I usually add topical clindamycin, and a retinoic derivative, then an oral antibiotic as suitable. The oral contraceptive pill can end a girl's acne. Tougher cases require a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some home remedies for serious constipation?

Please tell me what are some home remedies for serious constipation?

Diet and fluids: A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick...Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids per day at a minimum. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for constipation?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for constipation?

Prune Juice: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day). Eat 5 vegetable & 4 fruit servings per day – get that fiber in. Avoid junk carbohydrates. Stay physically active. Prune juice can be an excellent remedy for constipation. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne/pimples?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for acne/pimples?

Home remedies/acne: You might want to try lemons or oranges. Some people will directly apply lemon juice, others with cut it in half and rub directly on the skin (gently!) you can also make of pulp of the peels and apply. Either way the vit c found in these fruits is good for your skin, it is soothing and anti-inflammatory. The acids will help encourage exfoliation, which is also good for acne. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for hypertension?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for hypertension?

Home remedy high BP: Measure BP DAILY GET THE BEST Proven HOME REMEDY the DASH eating plan. If your team agrees it is ok 4 u 2 try I recommend the book SBN: 0-7434-1007-6 eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 download read & do chap 9 exactly 4 14 days. Expect 11/7 average fall in 2 weeks. This will get about 33% of those with a BP >140/90 to goal in 2 weeks. If it does not & u followed plan religiously then u will Need meds ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for a uti?

See below: Do not attempt to treat a true UTI at home with homeopathic remedies. It may go away on its own, but probably not because of any remedy, more due to your own body's immune system. However, you may get worse with this approach, and i recommend seeing a doctor and getting treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home cures for period pain?

Can you tell me some home cures for period pain?

Home remedies: Consider 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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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for eczema?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for eczema?

Multiple modalities!: Eczema is treated in a few ways. The mainstay of treatment is usually either topical steroid creams or immunomodulaters. Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so there truly isnt a cure, but there are methods to keep it under control. Using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil is recommended. Antihist used for itch control. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some home remedies you use to cure/reduce acne?

Please tell me what are some home remedies you use to cure/reduce acne?

Not curable: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that remits on its own but can't be cured by any intervention, though Isotretinoin can get a remission for up to several years, often without it ever returning. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for coughing?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for coughing?

Cough Remedy: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me herbal remedies for endometriosis?

Can you tell me herbal remedies for endometriosis?

Vitamin C and E: The best evidence based answer I can give is that one takes a daily dose of Vitamin C and E, which in randomized trials have been shown to decrease endometriosis pain. There are many "endometriosis cure" nutraceuticals out there, and most of them have C and E or other antioxidant molecules. There is not as much good evidence for other herbal remedies. You can always try one and see. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies that work for acne?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies that work for acne?

Avoid conditioners: The #1 cause of acne are shampoo conditioners. They block the skin pores which give rise to acne. I suggest switching to baby shampoos that lack the additional conditioner. Eating healthy and consuming fresh fruits and vegetables may also decrease acne eruptions. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for a sunburn?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for a sunburn?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some home remedies for red eyes?

Not really any home: remedies until you have your diagnosis, as red eye is a huge topic in itself in ophthalmology. So, get it checked, diagnosed, and then depending on which kind of red eye you have, you can post again, and we can help you. Your eye doctor will be the best person to assist you! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for a cough?

Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for a cough?

Home remedy: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. ...Read more