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Treatment In Ayurveda For De Quervains Disease
When talking about..: ...Treatments, "alternative" really means "effectiveness not demonstrated" - either never tested, or tested and not found to work. The herb promoted for cognitive health, withania somnifera, does seem to have some effect in animal models, but has not been well-tested in humans, so the answer is, we don't really know. ...Read more
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Questionable: Others might disagree, and certainly ayurvedic treatment can be used along with other things if it makes you feel better, but I would concentrate on traditional treatments and diagnoses for this very serious syndrome ...Read more
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Ayurvedic: Just do a search on google. You will easily find. Try also the international ayurvedic organization. There is a new interest in natural ways to heal and get better. ...Read more
Not likely to help: Ayurvedic treatment is not likely to have any effect on disc prolapse and cord compression, as the symptoms are due to a part of the disc physically pressing on one's spinal cord or spinal nerves. Some sort of neurosurgical procedure is usually needed to move or remove the part that is compressing the spinal cord. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do not know: It would be best to ask an ayurvedic practitioner what kind of success they have had. I am sure it would help in recovery if surgery were needed. I would suggest acupuncture as I know it can help with back pain. I have seen amazing results with bulging discs and acupuncture. And is it so bad that surgery is needed or still in a bulging position, not fully blown out? ...Read more
Homeopathy: Although some of my colleagues consider this unscientific, there are studies using homeopathy with people suffering from psoriasis. And these studies are positive. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19192019 and http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17544862 conventional treatment dose not always work, and these are alternatives. Mindfulness meditation has also shown + results in psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Iam a pcod sufferer and wanna reduce weight upto ten kg... I am into Ayurveda treatment but not able to reduce weight. Please help!
Depends on weight: I presume pcod stands for polycystic ovarian disorder. This is a challenging one. No one knows if the pcod causes obesity or if obesity causes pcod. Ayerveda sounds like a great complement to your overall weight loss goal. Why not add some yoga and exercise as a routine. Remember that a change in lifestyle is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term b. ...Read more
Adjunct only: If you truly have renal disease, evidenced by a seriously and consistently elevated BUN and creatinine, then your focus needs to be on scientific, modern, evidence-based treatment that will keep you off dialysis / transplant service. You're welcome to use the ancient plant-based medicines as adjuncts but keep your nephrologist informed. ...Read more
Adjunct only: The aplastic anemia family of diseases are extremely serious, and their treatment involves some of the highest technology in medicine. During a difficult illness like this, a traditional healer may offer comfort, practical guidance and perhaps an folk remedy, but nothing that will alter the course of this deadly illness like today's high-tech medicine will do. Be strong, and good luck. ...Read more
Please let me know if there is any treatment for hearing impairment other than using hearing aid? Heard that Ayurveda can treat?
Mom have venous leg ulcer for past 5 yrs, not cured. Treatment changed from English medicine to Ayurveda. Can she take English medicine immediately?
What kind of treatment is best to treat pimples on scalp? Which is best allopathy, homeopathy, or ayurveda?
It depends: This depends on whether you've already been through allopathic evaluation and treatments for these pimples, what your doctors have advised, and what you're wanting to do now. You may have an extension of facial acne, which dermatologists treat. Homeopathy can also help if your case is taken by an experienced homeopath who works with you on a deep level. This is required for all chronic cases. ...Read more
Hi there. I play guitar and I have a pain in wrist due to excessive practice. I saw the doctor and he recommended some non inflammatory drugs for a week. It was effective but, the pain was back on about a week later. I tried an Ayurveda treatment for a w
This is a common symptom among musiciams with a playing style that might att tension to the wrist, due to the position of the wrist when playing. Symptoms typically are exacerbated when practice intensity increases.
Continue w anti inflammatory medicine.
Put on ice pack wrapped on a wet towel for 10 min.
Change wrist position when playing.
Check w your MD re wrist nerve entrapment ...Read more
Ayurvedic treatments: Hindu ayurvedic treatments should be helpful to some degree but correlation with a neurologist is important. ...Read more
Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy. Lifestyles changes such as exercise and reducing obesity are also important. Smoking and alcohol are forbidden. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers