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Teas That Help Heal Lupus Naturally
How to holistically heal dry eye syndrome are there any hears drops teas creams and vitamins that may heal?
Not many: Most forms of conjunctivitis are caused by inflammation or infection. Infections should be treated with the appropriate medications (antibiotics, antivirals), and there are unfortunately no known supplements that will help. Allergic conjunctivitis does not respond well to supplements but as long as they do not worsen the condition, they certainly can be tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time: Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. That's why they are sold in "alternative" stores. Be careful and watch your wallet. ...Read more
My standard answer: Is eat only "god made" food and leave the man made food and beverages alone. Easy ? ...Read more
Can topical ointments that have ingredients like green tea, caffine, ginseng and we apply them onto our skin can these ingredients get into bloodstrea?
A certain percentage: A certain percentage of topical ointments will enter the body. The % depends on the ointment and the person and the location on the person. ...Read more
Rheumatologist said green tea is a natural muscle relaxer. How about white tea? Any other natural muscle relaxants that I could safely add to my diet?
Natural Muscle Relax: I commend you for your desire to control diet and to use Natural Muscle Relaxants: White Tea Chamomile Cherry Juice Cayenne Pepper Vitamin D Magnesium Breathing and Music Relaxation Visual Imagery Meditation Yoga Tai chi As per your information, please follow through with your Physician surgery for pituitary cyst, Obesity, Fatigue, Allergies and use of Medications ...Read more
Myths: No. That would be a completely false myth. ...Read more
With people who have cancer, is there any natural ways that could potentially help to fight it? Such as eating healthy, vitamin C and antioxidants?
Scientists say that piperine in black pepper helps the body absorb curcumin from Turmeric. I can't eat pepper..any other spices help absorb curcumin?
Try Meriva form: Turmeric & Curcumin are poorly absorbed but mixing them with fat enhances abosrption- for example, mixing with milk or coconut oil. Meriva is a patented extract of curcumin complexed with soy lecithin that has been shown to be about 30 times better absorbed than plain curcumin! See http://www.phytosomes.info/public/meriva.asp Meriva is sold by many companies such as Thorne, Now & Source Naturals. ...Read more
Ok if medi honey : This is probably a good natural remedy as long a you are using a clean medical grade honey product. I would not use anything from the kitchen pantry. However the the effectiveness has not been fully evaluated to the bed of my knowledge. Excessive or prolonged occlusion may not be good and may lead to other problems from tissue macerarion or hyper-osmilarity. ...Read more
You can try it: But it isn't going to make a scar go away. ...Read more
Do lotions help to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy? Some women swear by them and some don't. I've read that it's a genetic thing. What does work?
Probably not.: Keeping your skin hydrated is always a good thing, but it's no guarantee that you will avoid stretch marks. For every product that people swear works like a miracle, you'll find others posting that the same cream didn't work. Whether you choose to use lotions/creams or not, remember that stretch marks are a proof that you brought new life into this world, and thus are a badge of honor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Aquaphor healing ointment help to improve the appearance of baby acne? Some moms swear by it.
Moisturizer: Aquaphor is more to moisturize the skin in the body. Baby acne will come and go by itself. For babies less than a month old, we recommend just washing the face with warm water. If you see flakes from the scalp, cradle cap, or thick yellow flakes on the eyebrows, it's seborrhea, which can make the rash on the face worse. If so, use Selsun Blue Shampoo to was the hair. ...Read more
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