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Meditation: Mindfullness meditation and healthy breathing patterns along w/ a serious evaluation of the stress in your life are what comes to mind. Valium is often best for a specific unavoidable stressful time - funerals, court appearances, etc. Maintaining serenity in a stressful life takes mature awareness and eliminating unnecessary stressors. Therapy might help you to figure it out. ...Read more
We need sugar: Sugar is the "currency" of energy in our bodies. We need it. But we do not need to eat it. Our bodies can make it from other substances. Sugar is dangerous when we eat too much of it or if our body cannot use it properly because of a disease called diabetes. Diabetes is more common among people who eat too much sugar and who are overweight. Best advice: Eat food, but not too much, mainly plants. ...Read more
Fruits: Fruits will give you natural sugars.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gastroparesis....: ....Is also known as delayed emptying of the stomach. It's a condition, from multiple causes, where the stomach doesn't empty properly into the intestines. I suspect you meant to ask something else. ...Read more
None: There is no "natural" alternative.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please tell me if there are any natural substitutes of metformin that would help with insuline resistant?
Is there a safe, natural substitute for granular white sugar that more healthy and not carcinogenic? Excluding honey.
In moderation, sugar in not unhealthy and not carcinogenic. It is not clear if the sugar substitutes are any healthier. Moderation is the key.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Natural sleep aids:
You can try the following
3valerian root extract
6 hot bath before going to sleep
all these have been recommended and some work better than others and some have side effects, you can educate yourself about the dosage and some side effects for these as these areoutside the jurisdiction of fda. ...Read more
Zithromax: Know of noneGet a more detailed answer ›
What are the best natural substitutes for anabolic steroids? At 47yrs I have low production of testosterone but still train
None: There are no "good" natural substitutes for testosterone - virtually all otc preps are taken orally and increase one's risk of peliosis hepatis/hepatitis/liver cancer, in addition to further suppressing one's native testosterone production. You should be seen by a urologist or endocrinologist. (very common - occurs in 1/4 men in our lifetimes...). ...Read more
My 8 month baby has constipation. Doctors gave him lactulose. Is it safe and for how long we need to give it? Is there any natural substitutes exists?
Definitely: Offering oatmeals, barley fruits and vegetables. Water in between feedings. Avoid apples, bananas, rice cereals and carrots, they are constipating. Parents oftentimes give them together and everyday and not aware of the effect on the baby's bowels! ...Read more
Don't waste your $!: Assuming you have a normal functioning pancreas (that makes bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) digestive enzymes, & insulin) then you don't need to supplement pancreatic products. Otc "enzymes" are often inadequately regulated as to amount & efficacy, & can actually hurt the intestines when taken in high dose unnecessarily for a prolonged time. Instead, see your doctor to address if you are maldigesting your food. ...Read more
Natural comes from: Fruit, vegetables, etc. That nature makes for us. Artificial is human made, typically chemicals. So, butter is natural and margarine is artificial. I'd rather trust a cow than a chemist. Natural is safer but just because something is natural doesn't mean it's always good for us. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Same effect: Salts that have minor ingredients changing the color, are still basically salt. You can substitute them one for another with the same effect. ...Read more
You can't; don't try: You'll disfigure yourself and be disappointed. Freckles are as natural to you as the color of your hair, or the special things about your body that the special people in your life like as distinctive to you. Less sunlight is less freckles. Pippi longstocking, asked whether she "suffered from freckles" laughed and said, "no, I love them." since you can't remove them, it's your best choice also. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Add protein: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, ... ...Read more
Yes, sort of.: There are many websites devoted to this. Common natural repellants are lemon eucalyptus oil, citronella, thyme, fennel, clove oil, b-1 vitamins and others. I personally find that deet, common to most commerical repellants, works better, but some people have concerns about this chemical. ...Read more