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Are there any herbal supplements which can help to control high blood pressure with regular medication prescribed by doctor?

Are there any herbal supplements which can help to control high blood pressure with regular medication prescribed by doctor?

It depends...: Studies have shown that both garlic and pomegranate extract have the ability to lower blood pressure. However there is a chance that they can interact with BP medication and other medications. The most common interaction is duplicating the BP lowing effects of the medication and causing the BP to be too low. It is important to consult with your physician before taking any herbal supplements. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are the ways that corticosteroids help counteract vitiligo?

What are the ways that corticosteroids help counteract vitiligo?

Immunosuppression: There is some evidence that vitiligo is an autoimmune diseases and topical steroids are the most common treatment. ...Read more

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Which herbs can help to cure rosacea?

Which herbs can help to cure rosacea?

Rosacea: Some people with rosacea report that horse-chestnut cream or-rose-wax cream is helpful. Either of these products can be applied to the affected areas twice a day. ...Read more

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Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Can probiotics help control allergies?

Can probiotics help control allergies?

Unknown: Probiotics have been found to decrease the frequency and severity of viral uri's (common cold) in prospective, randomized clinical trials, and probiotics have also been found to cause beneficial changes in the immune system. However, probiotics have not been found to reduce hay fever / allergies. On the other hand, that question may not have been studied yet. ...Read more

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Do the birth control pills that improve girls' acne also help decrease their body hair?

Do the birth control pills that improve girls' acne also help decrease their body hair?

But...: Medical therapy to prevent new hair growth will not eliminate hair that is already present. Depending on the color and thickness of the hair these can be removed using lasers or electrolysis. There is also a prescription cream called vaniqa that can slow the rate of hair growth but does not actually remove it. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause fatty liver? Help please?

Can birth control pills cause fatty liver? Help please?

Possible: Farty liver is a rare risk of BCPs. If you have fatty liver, you should not be taking OCPs. You need to discuss this with your PCP and GYN. ...Read more

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Which diet pills are safe and effective?

Which diet pills are safe and effective?

See below: Under the guidance of your doctor appetite suppression meds are very helpful, and effective but they are not the answer to weight loss.You must learn to eat correctly. See your md for help.. ...Read more

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Which birth control pills are best for treating endometriosis, and what features make them effective?

Which birth control pills are best for treating endometriosis, and what features make them effective?

All pills: all standard pills are helpful in treating the symptoms of endometriosis. The progestin dominance of the pills is most likely what is helpful. ...Read more

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What natural supplements help with PCOS?

What natural supplements help with PCOS?

Chromium Picolinate: Slow metabolism and insulin resistance is seen with PCOS. Chromium Picolinate may be helpful in these individuals. The best natural supplement is exercise and a balanced low carbohydrate, low fat diet. and low calorie diet. ...Read more

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Will taking Vitamin A supplements cure/control my acne?

No: But there may well be individuals selling vitamin A who have a firm belief that it can control acne. Retinoids used in the treatment of acne are vitamin A derivatives. These are prescription drugs that are used with great care; they can cause birth defects. ...Read more

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I have PCOS and hirutism - are there any other ways to manage the hormonal craziness than taking birth control? Would OTC supplements help at all?

I have PCOS and hirutism - are there any other ways to manage the hormonal craziness than taking birth control? Would OTC supplements help at all?

OTC supplements: are a waste of money and potentially dangerous. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help. Talk w/your doctor about metformin, which can reduce the basic metabolic problem of insulin resistance and often restore normal menses and even fertility. BC only makes your periods regular, it doesn't treat any of the basic defects and, of course, keeps you infertile. ...Read more

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What are some effective diet pills?

What are some effective diet pills?

Yes: Fda approved diet pills are only prescribed under your doctor's care and for short times only. Tenuate and Phentermine are the safest, but have certain contraindications. If you think you need a diet pill you likely need a good weight loss physician to prescribe a program for you. Most people fail in dieting because they're not being well supervised and get discouraged. ...Read more

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How can some "natural" weight management pills control the reviews they get?

How can some "natural" weight management pills control the reviews they get?

Ringers: I would be very skeptical of reviews you might see on line, those can come from anywhere, including the brother in law of the producer. Look for scientific reviews or double blinded randomized trails, if they don't exist these reviews are called testimonials with all the validity on an infomercial. ...Read more

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What things such as lotions, antibiotics, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and food or drinks , make birth control less effective ?

What things such as lotions, antibiotics, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and food or drinks , make birth control less effective ?

Mainly antibiotics: Antibiotics may affect the bacteria in the gut that can interfere with absorbing the pill. There are some meds that alter gastric motility and that can affect things as well. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A chronic skin condition that usually affects just the face, causing redness, pimples, nose swelling, and thin red ...Read more