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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Cold Agglutinin Disease

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My husband is already under treatment for Heart Disease. He is planning to go to work in a country where climate is cold from Asian climate. ?

My husband is already under treatment for Heart Disease. He is planning to go to work in a country where climate is cold from Asian climate. ?

Heart disease: there are myriad heart diseases, there are billions of people who live in cold climates some of whom Harbor heart disease. With appropriate commonsense measures heart disease and cold climate can coexist ...Read more

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Now we have proper treatment for all those cold virus or bacterial infectious diseases but what did people in the stone age or medieval era do?

Now we have proper treatment for all those cold virus or bacterial infectious diseases but what did people in the stone age or medieval era do?

We still don't have: A "cure" for the "common cold". Be aware that people in both those time frames had a much shorter life span. So, i suspect that many succumbed to infections that can now be treated. Medieval times began in 476. At that time asian's had traditional chinese medicine ; acupuncture which are still in use today. During medievil times herbs were used medicinally (as they still are in europe). ...Read more

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Nifedipine do for raynauds? What is small vessel disease? Other treatments.Tried hot packs, blankets, gloves. Uncomfortable fingers toes freezing cold

Nifedipine do for raynauds? What is small vessel disease? Other treatments.Tried hot packs, blankets, gloves. Uncomfortable fingers toes freezing cold

Block constriction: Calcium channel blockers, especially Nifedipine treat raynauds by helping to block constriction of the small vessels of the hands and feet thereby improving the blood flow to those areas. ...Read more

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Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Do all diseases require medicatin for treatment?

Not at all. : Many diseases that we commonly treat with medicines when they are not severe, the "first line therapy" is diet and exercise. Such as with high cholesterol; mild diabetes and mild hypertension. Losing ten pounds can make a world of difference in hypertension. Regular exercise is so useful for diabetes, hypertension, depression, insomnia, arthritis, and the list goes on. I favor minimizing meds. ...Read more

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What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

What to do about inherited diseases and treatment?

Depends on disease: There are thousands of genetic and inherited diseases and also modes of inheritance. While one's genes cannot be changed, there are therapies nowadays for some genetic disorders targeted spefically for that disorders. If you think you may have a genetic disorder i would suggest seeing a clinical geneticist or a genetic counselor who can evaluate you or your family. ...Read more

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What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

What is the best neuro degenerative disease treatment?

Not clear: It is not clear of what you are talking and these vary . Many of this type of treatment does not cure but slows disease process down. See your doctor and work with this person in coordination of the neurologist. This is the best advice I can give. ...Read more

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What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

What is the treatment of choice for newly diagnosed Susac Disease?

See below: Susac’s syndrome is best treated as soon as possible with an aggressive, long-term course of drugs that suppress the immune system, such as steroids. Some medications include: prednisone intravenous methylprednisolone intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) cyclophosphamide mycophenolate mofetil azathioprine biological therapies ...Read more

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What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

What treatment, medical or holistic, is there for grover's disease?

Grover's disease: Since heat and sweating may be triggers for grover's disease, you should avoid activities that expose you to such triggers, whenever possible. High potency topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, and emollients are usually recommended as first-line therapy. Antihistamines may help with itching. Other options include vitamin d analogs, phototherapy, systemic retinoids, and systemic corticosteroids. ...Read more