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Is using a heating pad bad for your muscles?

Is using a heating pad bad for your muscles?

No: Heat can be very soothing for muscles, but if it is too hot, or if you have decreased sensation, a burn can develop and this is dangerous. ...Read more

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Been hearing a lot about coffee scrubs to tighten skin & reduce cellulite. Thoughts? Exercise & diet are just not working.Desperate for another option

Been hearing a lot about coffee scrubs to tighten skin & reduce cellulite. Thoughts? Exercise & diet are just not working.Desperate for another option

If you think so, OK.: There's no proof that coffee scrubs (or any scrub) has any prolonged, lasting medical effect. It may be a waste of money in that regard. However, if you can afford it, & if you don't experience any harm in it, then I see no problem with going ahead. But keep up diet & exercise for 30 min each day. That's the only proven way to keep healthy. See a dermatologist if cosmetic symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedies for a mucocele on rim of lower lip? Evening primrose? Salt solution?

Is there any natural remedies for a mucocele on rim of lower lip?  Evening primrose?  Salt solution?

Not really: Usually they will not respond to otc or home remedies. A minor office procedure will easily remove it. That is your best solution. ...Read more

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Can a heating pad promote implantation?

Can a heating pad promote implantation?

Implantation: There is no credible medical evidence that heating pads help or hinder implantation. The usual advice is just to rest, but there is no credible evidence that that helps either. ...Read more

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Best pad or product for stress incontinence?

Best pad or product for stress incontinence?

Poise or Depends: Poise pads are especially designed to capture leaking urine and seem less bulky than depends, which are more suited to containing larger amounts of involuntary urine leakage. In general, poise tend to be used by patients with sui (stress urinary incontinence) and depends by those with ui (urge incontinence). ...Read more

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Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ? (long story, ´diet and exercise´ won´t cut it)

Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ? (long story, ´diet and exercise´ won´t cut it)

Really, surgery??: To remove visceral fat...totally NO Wheat, sugar, potato, starch, fruit juice, ... EVER! Did you really do this much and have no success? Exercise is relevant for health, NOT relevant for weight loss. The questioned surgery has much potential for complication with omental scar tissue...beware! Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil or witch hazel more effective for getting rid of zits?

Is tea tree oil or witch hazel more effective for getting rid of zits?

Neither works well: Both will disappoint you. This is the 21st century, you've worked hard, and you have a right to someting effective. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If this isn't enough, add oral Erythromycin or tetracycline as appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have even stronger stuff. Good luck. ...Read more

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Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Garlic helps some: I have no experience treating this and there is no formal research, but many patients report that topical garlic is effective, though it may sting and burn. See http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/xanthoma.Html measures to lower cholesterol usually help to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Tooth brush & floss: Frequent brushing and flossing is the best defense against the build up of plaque. Next best is a sonicare tooth electric tooth brush followed by any of the listerine mouthwashes. Listerine has a high alcohol content, but if you can swish it in you mouth for a minute, it is the most effective mouthwash for removing plaque that I have ever seen in my patients. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good exercise for burning that stubborn belly fat?

Can you recommend a good exercise for burning that stubborn belly fat?

Planks: Try planks. You hold yourself as if you were going to do push ups but don't go down. Hold as long as you can, then you can work on side planks to define the obliques. ...Read more

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Can a heating pad be used for mettorrphagia?

Can a heating pad be used for mettorrphagia?

Sure.: If you mean metrorrhagia, meaning irregular bleeding between periods, a heating pad may not help prevent bleeding but may help with the cramps you get when you bleed. You should be evaluated by a gyn though b/c bleeding between periods isn't normal and usually is easily treatable. Could be a polyp, an infection, fibroid, or perimenopause. ...Read more

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Is running 30 minutes a day to lose fat effective?

Is running 30 minutes a day to lose fat effective?

That will depend on: Caloric intake. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy for arterial plaque removal like niacin , lecithin and vitamin d?

Can there be a natural remedy for arterial plaque removal like niacin , lecithin and vitamin d?

Chelation therapy &: Dr. Dean ornish did a landmark study showing that a program of a low fat diet, exercise & stress reduction can reverse atherosclerosis, as detailed in his book dr. Dean ornish's program for reversing heart disease. More controversial is chelation therapy, but a large body of research proves it is safe & effective. See http://drcranton.Com/chelation/allgood.Htm & http://www.Acamnet.Org & comment:. ...Read more

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Which is healthiest for periods? Pads, tampons, menstrual cups or free-flow?

Which is healthiest for periods? Pads, tampons, menstrual cups or free-flow?

Menstrual period: Free flow could become messy and non-hygienic. Menstrual cup, pads and tampons are all good options. ...Read more

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Can i use sauna belt for lose weight and fats..?

Can i use sauna belt for lose weight and fats..?

You can: you can but i am not sure how well it is going to work,there is no short cut for weight loss.and depend how much weight you are trying to lose. ...Read more

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Which foods are good for increase fat burning? Please recommend me a natural thermogenic.

Which foods are good for increase fat burning? Please recommend me a natural thermogenic.

Green tea extract: Found in the form of egcg capsules can help boost metabolism. Having said that, a well-balanced plan of proper diet, exercise, and health self talk (thoughts) is best. Please see you doc for support and clearance firsts. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If your on a low fat diet for gallstones is non fat sour cream and non fat mayo ok to eat?

If your on a low fat diet for gallstones is non fat sour cream and non fat mayo ok to eat?

Yes: The low fat diet is helpful only if fatty foods exacerbate the symptoms. A low fat diet does nothing to prevent problems with gallstones. If you're having trouble with them, See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out if laparoscopic gallbladder removal is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Safe to use witch hazel or home remedy to cure the under eye pad?

Safe to use witch hazel or home remedy to cure the under eye pad?

Yes: Witch hazel is a well used home remedy (when i was a kid, a bottle of distilled was in every medicine cabinet). The herb is astringent and anti-inflammatory, and is used topically for a variety of skin problems (acne, itchy or oily skin) on wounds and bruises, and more. It constricts capillaries beneath the skin, so many people swear by it for puffy eyes. ...Read more