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In Southeast Asia, people often put rose water drops in their eyes. is it safe? Are there any benefits of using rose water in the eyes?
It Depends: I would be concerned about applying rose water to the eyes. In particular I would be concerned about how it was prepared and if any of the preservatives would interact with your eyes. The eye's don't need any sort of supplement. Your natural tears are the best form of hydration for the eyes. If you are having red eyes due to irritation I would advise eye drop created specifically for that purpose ...Read more
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Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain can then help with a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com). ...Read more
Oil-acacia-water: Add 4 parts volume of oil, 2 parts of water, 1 part of gum. You can add all parts at once mixing vigorously until a thick emulsion is formed. ...Read more
Systemic problem: Yellow eyes(sclera icterus) are generally a sign of jaundice caused by a buildup of bilirubin in the blood. The build up could be due to serious diseases and conditions that cause liver damage or dysfunction, blockage of the bile ducts, gallbladder or pancreatic disease, stone or cancer. The person needs to see his/her doctor immediately for exam, blood work and testing. ...Read more
Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?
Neither thick/thin: The term "blood thinner" is really not a medical term, and makes people think that blood gets "thinned out" when you take these medications, so it must be "thick" without them. Some people have too many clotting factors in their blood (which doesn't make it thick, just more likely to clot) and anticoagulants make that less likely to happen. Methamphetamine causes MANY other problems. Get help now ...Read more
Is the use of petrolleum jelly safe inside the nose in case of perennial allergic rhinitis for prevention for dryness and allergen entry in the nose ?
Black line: Did you try black head removal? Can you scan photo? ...Read more
Can an optometrist remove an slightly embedded spec of dirt from the sclera of the eye--gives an scatchy feeling?
Yes: Probably any procedure such as this should be done by an ophthalmologist which can be done as an office procedure in a moment. Foreign specks either stick to the cornea or to the conjunctiva under the upper lid. The sclera is covered with a layer of tissue and so a speck such as you describe is not on the sclera directly. ...Read more
Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"
Eye blood vessels: On the whites of your eyes are not connected to the iris. They are a different system of vessels. ...Read more
I've heard about coolaser which removes dark circles from under the eyes in under 15 minutes permanently. However, what are the other options?
Hydration: We lose moisture in our breath all night as we sleep. Dry mouth, burning eyes and nasal congestion when we wake may all be due to dehydration. Drinking 250-500 cc of water first thing in the morning can help correct this. Also, the kidneys can only remove body waste when there is sufficient free water flowing out of them, so stay hydrated enough during the day to keep your urine light yellow! ...Read more