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Are there any good homeopathic remedies for tourette's syndrome?

Are there any good homeopathic remedies for tourette's syndrome?

No: There are no peer reviewed, evidence based studies supporting homeopathic remedies for tourette's syndrome. See dr. Barrett's excellent article on homeopathy at > http://www.Quackwatch.Org/search/webglimpse.Cgi?Id=1&query=homeopathy <. ...Read more

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Dr. Salman Saeed
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Chorea (Definition)

Chorea is a neurological disorder that causes ...Read more


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Is there homeopathy remedies for wpw?

Is there homeopathy remedies for wpw?

None Known: There are no known homeopathic remedies for WPW which is a condition causing a too rapid heartrate.If some one claims such a cure-beware. ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedies for treating a rash?

Are there any homemade remedies for treating a rash?

Rash: It depends on the rash but a great trick for dry skin is crisco. Works well on dry skin, eczema, and can even be a good barrier cream to treat or prevent diaper rash! ...Read more

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What are simple remedies for parkinson disease (including vastu remedies) ?

What are simple remedies for parkinson disease (including vastu remedies) ?

No remedies (cures): Parkinson's disease is unfortunately a progressive neurological disorder for which there is no remedy or cure at this time. However, there are many options for treatment, and with proper management of medications, exercise and other treatments patients can often do well for many years. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pyoderma faciale?

Are there any home remedies for pyoderma faciale?

Serious stuff : This needs to be addressed professionally. Don't deprive yourself of evidence-based medicine. This is extremely serious. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic cure for leukodystrophy?

Simple answer - no: There's not a homeopathic cure for ANYTHING. That was easy. The leukodystrophies are a sad group of conditions, and I certainly understand you grasping if a loved one of yours has it. "Lorenzo's oil" is being researched, but apparently doesn't show a huge amount of promise. Good luck to the patient. ...Read more

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Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Medicated shampoos: Sebosporiasis is an overlap of psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis. Shampoos with these ingredients are helpful: 1.)ketoconazole-anti-inflammatory, decreases yeast (nizoral shampoo) 2.)salicylic acid-decreases flaking, anti inflammatory (t-sal shampoo) 3.)coal tar-anti-inflammatory(t-gel shampoo) your dermatologist may prescribe prescription topical cortisone if appropriate. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic cures for leukodystrophy?

Doubt it: I do not know of any effective homeopathic treatments for any illness, let alone one as serious as leukodystrophy. ...Read more

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Any effective home remedies for restless legs syndrome?

Restless Leg Syndrom: Go to the following web page for suggestion of home remedies. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/restless-legs-syndrome/ds00191/dsection=lifestyle-and-home-remedies. ...Read more

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Is there currently a cure for rhuematic chorea?

Is there currently a cure for rhuematic chorea?

No real cure: Sydenham described a specific form of chorea associated with strep infections. This can occur with rheumatic fever. Sle and other auto immune disorders can result in chorea or other neurological conditions. For strep it is necessary to give pennicillin. Steroids and embril may help. ...Read more

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Any non-medical treatments for Parkinson's disease?

Any non-medical treatments for Parkinson's disease?

Like what?: Exercises and physical activities are recommended but no so called alternative medicine treatment has been shown to benefit the patient beyond placebo effect which by the way can be useful in some cases ! ...Read more

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Are there natural remedies for tremor?

Are there natural remedies for tremor?

See below: The appropriate treatment depends on accurate diagnosis of the cause. Acupuncture may help temporarily reduce (not cure) tremor in patients with essential tremor but further studies have to be done. Discuss with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Is there a herbal remedies for tachycardia?

Is there a herbal remedies for tachycardia?

Berberine may help: Berberine is an herb that has been used extensively in China for cardiac arrhythmias, and to have properties similar to a beta blocker in slowing the heart rate. ...Read more

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What remedies exist for proteinuria?

What remedies exist for proteinuria?

Diagnosis first: Protein is expensive, it not be lost to the urine at the filtration stage in the kidney. Treatments are geared to lower intraglomerular pressure. Treatment specifics, and whether a renal biopsy are indicated, depend on the degree, presence of comorbid diseases (e.g. Hypertension, diabetes, hepatitis, lupus). ...Read more

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Is there homapathy remedies for wpw?

Is there homapathy remedies for wpw?

No: In general the answer is no. Homeopathy works by the premise of gradually modulating the body's response to something through the the exposure of minute amounts of a substance over time. The problem with WPW is due to the presence of an abnormal tract of tissue that conducts the heart's normal impulse around the normal path and bypasses normal safeguards built into that conduction system. ...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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Is there a cure for or any promising research for huntingtons desease?

Is there a cure for or any promising research for huntingtons desease?

NO CURE: Research is ongoing. Sad disease, I have had several patients with hd and it is one of the sadest things i've ever been involved in caring for. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for huntington chorea disease ?

Is there a cure for huntington chorea disease ?

No: Unfortunately it is a genetically acquired disease & at present there are no curative treatments.Hopefully in the future some genetic manipulation may be possible. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

No: Behcet's is a serious disease that can cause blindness, pain and even death if not managed properly by a medical doctor. Patients can lose vision from inflammation in the front of the eye causing glaucoma and cataracts and from closure of blood vessels in the retina in the back of the eye. All target organ systems need to be closely monitored and approved medications adjusted carefully. ...Read more

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Are there any recent advancements for huntington's chorea treatment?

Are there any recent advancements for huntington's chorea treatment?

Huntington disease: There is a new drug approved in 2008 called tetrabenazine for huntington disease and is quite effective medication and low side effect profile. ...Read more

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What is chorea?

A movement disorder: Sudden involuntary irregular dance like movements usually affecting the extremities. Causes are multiple, from rheumatic to huntington, s disease(with dementia and family history ) to drug reactions or side effects. See a movement disorder specialist. ...Read more

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When should chorea be treated?

Diaganosis first: Chorea is actually a symptom. First, you need to figure out what is causing your chorea. A visit to a neurologist would be prudent. Common causes include genetic disease such as huntington's disease or secondary to a streptococcal infection + fever. Better to evaluate the underlying cause first. ...Read more

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What causes huntongton chorea?

Familial: It is an inherited disease. An offspring has 50% chance of inheriting this disorder if one of the parents has this disease. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is chorea?

CHOREA: A term that is used to refer to rapid, jerky, involuntary movements of the limbs or face that characterize several different disorders of the nervous system, including chorea of pregnancy and huntington's chorea ( associated to dementia) as well as sydenham's chorea ( associated to rheumatic fever).. ...Read more

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Can guys or boys get sydenham chorea? Why i heard my friend saying it is only present in gals?

Friend is wrong: Sydenham chorea (sd) is a neurological disorder of childhood resulting from infection via group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus (gabhs), the bacterium that causes rheumatic fever. It can happen equally in males and females. ...Read more

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Could there be a cure for rhuematic chorea?

Chorea: I presume you mean chorea after a strep infection. While there are no cures, there are medications to manage the chorea. See your doctor who may give suggestions or refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is there currently a cure for rhuematic chorea?

No real cure: Sydenham described a specific form of chorea associated with strep infections. This can occur with rheumatic fever. Sle and other auto immune disorders can result in chorea or other neurological conditions. For strep it is necessary to give pennicillin. Steroids and embril may help. ...Read more

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What can stimulate huntington chorea?

?medications: The diagnosis of a typical case of hd is not difficult there are other causes of choreoform movements such as rheumatic chorea but medication related movement disorders would be at the top of the list in my opinion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of huntingston chorea disease?

See definition.: Huntington disease is a slowly progressive, neurodegenerative disorder characterized by chorea, incoordination, cognitive decline, personality changes, and psychiatric symptoms, culminating in immobility, mutism, and inanition. [1] it is an autosomal dominant, trinucleotide repeat disorder that affects men and women equally. It characteristically appears in mid-adult life but can occur at any age. ...Read more

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What are the tests of the disorder "huntingtons disease or hungtingtons chorea" ?

Genetic test: Huntington's disease is due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the huntintin gene. The most definitive diagnosis of this disease is a positive test for this mutation. This genetic testing can be done before symptoms develop, but early diagnosis does not affect the outcome of the disease. Genetic counseling is recommended before testing. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for huntington chorea disease ?

No: Unfortunately it is a genetically acquired disease & at present there are no curative treatments.Hopefully in the future some genetic manipulation may be possible. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for rheumatic chorea?

Time to heal: Rheumatic fever can be associated with sydenham's chorea, which can often be controlled with medication. Typically, as the rheumatic fever resolves, the chorea should likewise remit, but this could involve a period of several weeks to months. A neurologist with experience in movement disorders should be able to help. ...Read more

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Does baking soda help with huntingtons chorea?

Sorry, no way: There is a prescription medication that can help the chorea associated with huntington's chorea (tetrabenazine, and maybe some miscellaneous neuroleptics). Baking soda has no value in this tough condition. ...Read more

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How young do people with huntington's chorea die?

15 years after onset: The life expectancy of huntington disease depends on the severity of the disease. The onset on symptoms that leads to diagnosis is usualy 30-50y of age, and life expectancy after the onset of symptoms is about 15 years. ...Read more

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Does baking soda help treat with huntingtons chorea?

Sorry, no way: Huntington's treatment remains in the realm of symptom control at best, and one of the few products to control the chorea is xenazine, which is now available again. See a movement disorder neurological specialist, as research projects are available. ...Read more

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My relative has huntington's chorea disease, what to do?

Genetics: It would be good to have your relative seen by a neurologist as well as a genetic specialist. ...Read more

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What are risk of getting disease from a family member with huntington's chorea disease?

What are risk of getting disease from a family member with huntington's chorea disease?

See below: There is only one mutated copy of the gene needed for a person to be affected. Each affected person usually has one affected parent. There is a 50% chance that a child will inherit the mutated gene. It is commonly seen in western european descent than asian or africian ones. ...Read more