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Remedies For Cognitive Dysfunction
Yes & No: Yohombine is an fda-approved medicaton derived from yohimbe bark which can be purchased as a dietary supplement. Nothing else has any published peer-reviewed data. On the other hand, proper nutrition & regular exercise leading to optimal health can be considered a natural treatment for ed. Recent study suggests that lowering heart disease risk could improve erectile function. ...Read more
Many reasons: Mild cognitive impairment is often the initial manifestation of Alzheimer's but cognitive problems can be seen with vitamin deficiencies, thyroid problems, HIV and syphilis infections, and medication adverse effects. Alcohol and recreational drugs can also do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tantric sex yoga: This is an alternative therapy for sexual dysfunction in females..In this practice sex is a pathway to fulfilling your spiritual obligations to self and others.This is a form of yoga and is therapeutic in some women and involves massaging some parts of body which are acceptable to the massage giver and reciever. ...Read more
ED: There are but they usually are not effective. ...Read more
You Bet There Is!!: First, you are better if taking a very potent ms medicine, such as tysabri (natalizumab) or gilenya, as "off label" both have shown ability to prevent brain atrophy, and improve fatigue and cognition. Second, have adequate levels of vit d, taking 5-10000 units daily. The traditional Alzheimer's meds do not help usually, but would consider a trial of 2 medical foods, axona, and cerefolin-nac, and ?Galantamine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medical opinions: nootropics, tcm, &chiropractors a safe alternative to psych meds for ptsd & mood disorders and pain medicines for chronic pain?
Really complicated: So many therapeutic approaches are in your question, it's impossible to answer. Even the "nootropic" part is extremely complicated. These can be food substances like phenethylamine and l-theanine (found in chocolate and green tea) or many other things. Different ones have different characteristics, safety, & effectiveness. An integrative physician could help guide you. www.holisticboard.org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are safe, effective herbal remedies for anxiety, muscle pain, sleep issues, migraines, and stomach issues?
I would suggest: A medical work up 1st to rule out any serious medical issues, followed by psychotherapy if there are no medical reasons for your multiple issues. Meet with a psychologist to learn stress reduction techniques and reduce anxiety by talking in therapy about the issues which may be impacting on your physical well being. ...Read more
Yes there are: I agree with my colleagues that approaches like meditation, yoga, tai chi and psychotherapy help. Herbals can calm anxiety but not usually stop full panic attacks. Classical homeopathy can be very helpful in chronic anxiety -- and requires in-depth case-taking with an experienced homeopath. At least 800 (& more) remedies are known to help anxiety, and you need help finding the best one for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Options: Natural remedies for depression and anxiety include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements (i.E 5 htp, same and st john's wort), support groups and journaling. Limit caffeine as it can raise anxiety levels. Chamomile tea can help de-stress. For severe symptoms a combination treatment of medication and therapy is beneficial. ...Read more
Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about penile rehabilitation which includes daily low dose pill (like viagra). This should occur for 1 year after surgery: see this link http://www.Healthymerlin.Com/after-prostate-surgery-patients-need-penile-rehab/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help please! is any herbal or homeopathic treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder(ocd) in india?
Classical homeopathy: Classical homeopathy is widely used in india -- where there are at least 120 homeopathic medical colleges and over 100, 000 homeopathic doctors (some who are also psychiatrists). Mahesh gandhi md in mumbai is one of the most well-known homeopathic psychiatrists in the world, and successfully treats many people suffering from ocd. ...Read more
Biofeedback: Is effective for many mental health issues as well as physiological disorders. It is used to treat anxiety, depression, adhd, alcohol & substance abuse, as well as headache, chronic pain, asthma, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, muscle weakness, incontinence, hypertension, and to teach optimal performance. For more information, go to www.Bcia.Org. ...Read more
Yes: Biofeedback is a great modality and is very safe. It can help with anxiety disorder and should be used. What some people don't realize is that anxiety can also be due to an immune imbalance due to diet/microbes in the gut. If you have constipation, diarrhea, or any GI symptoms, you must first address your intestines, otherwise the biofeedback will not work well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any viable treatments for post-ssri sexual dysfunction pssd (including genital anesthesia + ejaculatory anhedonia) persisting several years?
Beyond my scope: Sorry i can't answer your question since it's beyond my scope of practice. I have referred your question to specialists who should be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more
Aka Sildenafil: Kamagra is the brand name for generic Sildenafil which is sold in the States as Viagra! Kamagra is available in Georgia (country, not state), Peru & Venezuela (http://www.drugs.com/international/kamagra.html). Sildenafil is a prescription medication proven to be effective for erectile dysfunction although it also has known side effects. See your family doc for evaluation before starting drug. ...Read more
Good question: It depends on the cause of erectile dysfunction. There are auricular (ear) protocols for impotence and premature ejaculation. I have not used these protocols so I do not have any direct patient feedback about how effective they are. Perhaps a more experienced acupuncturist will have more specific feedback about how well these protocols work. ...Read more
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