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Vaseline Intensive Care Herbal Medication
Are there any natural remedies for anal fissures that are proven to work? I applied vaseline and stopped nitroglycerin. Aloe vera plant, coconut, etc?
Unproven but helpful:
I don't know of any "proven" to work but that does not mean they won't work- there is little research on natural remedies as no one can patent ; profit from them but they often help. For things to try see http://www. Optimalhealthnetwork. Com/anal-fissures-s/191.Htm
; http://drwheatgrass. Com/conditions/anal-fissure/
; http://healfissures. Com/
; http://earthclinic. Com/cures/anal-fissures. Html. ...Read more
Many: There are a number of proven remedies for symptoms of female menopause. The key is dissecting the wheat from the chaff. In other words, there is a lot of false claims and promotion in menopause remedies. I have written a book called "a woman's guide to hormone health" that outlines many natural, proven remedies. Do your homework and you will find many options. ...Read more
No: A simple answer, no there isn't.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many herbs can help:
Many herbs that have been proven to lower blood pressure, including hawthorne berries, garlic,
polygonum cuspidatum (japanese knotweed, which has resveratrol), coleus forskohlii, chocolate, reishi & maitake mushrooms. However, each may only lower it a few points but can have combined benefits. Other useful measures include diets rich in fruits & vegetables, coq10, magnesium, exercise & meditation. ...Read more
Not really: Most herbals are mild versions of the perscription treatment. Herbals are not regulated. Contrary to common beliefs herbals do have side effects and can interact with other meds. Make sure you tell your doctor if your on an herbal. I know it sounds better to most of us to be on an herbal rather than a perscription but would you eat mold for your strep throat or use penicillin? ...Read more
I need to know that: Five patients asked that today for pain we believe low caffeine intake, vitamin E at 200 iu/ daily (controversial) flaxseed oil and evening primrose oil and I add prayers. If totally hormonal than little to help until menopause I have as many patients with increased pain with use of bcp--as patients who state they got better on the pill? Only the british with their placebo trials will answer. ...Read more
What medication: I don't see the name of your herbal medication listed although no medicine should substitute for food. ...Read more
None: There are no established herbal remedies for adhd. Those that are on the market are largely untested for both safety and efficacy. Most contain some sort of stimulant, typically caffeine, along with other unspecified ingredients. Caffeine may help, but it tends to be short acting. This is a disorder for which we have lots of effective and safe treatments that are well studied. ...Read more
So would I: There is NO scientific proof that pills, potions, ointments, emoluents, poltices, rubs, or snake oil are effective at treating gingivitis. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease and can usually be eliminated with scrupulous oral hygiene. See our Dentist or Hygienist for instructions, and don't waste your time or money on specious pie-in-the-sky products. ...Read more
Nothing: Avoid the insult (ie nsaid). Treat hpylori if present. Use an acid suppression medication. ...Read more
No.: I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read more
If a person who is not diabetic gets low blood sugar from taking a herbal medication, what would happen?
Is it safe to take kalms with zolift? Kalms is a anti stress herbal medication with velerian, hopps.?
Kalms + Zoloft (sertraline)?: Your "kalms" product does not even list the ingredients on it own web site. I had to check amazon. Com to find them. Valerian can theoretically inhibit the metabolism of zoloft (sertraline) if you take more than 1000 mg/day of valerian, and each tablet contains 45 mg valerian extract. I have no idea what parts of the plants they're using, etc. Bad label info, so I would stay away even if not on zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more
Are you a type 1 diabetic. Do you take any herbal medication or fiber to assist you in your keeping good blood sugars?
Sockit: Sockit is only available from dentists but you can locate where you get it from the company. Google socket. ...Read more
Herbal medication to take for sever sinusitis, headache pain that seems to be giving me teeth pain now. As well. Is that possible.?
If you have a severe sinus infection, that is not something to mess around with. As the pain increases there is a good chance you are also clenching your teeth more.
I have seen many patients who thought they had a sinus infection and it turned out to be severe clenching pain. Unless you are improving rapidly, I would visit your md. If your teeth pain intensifies, see a tmj/bite dentist. ...Read more
I have PCOS and was taking an Herbal Medication to help get my periods back because I don't have them at all it worked one month andnot this monthwhy?
PCOS is ofter accompanied by missed periods, sometimes for months to years. Periods could come anytime and are not predictable. So one possiblity is that your period came and had nothing to do with the Herbal Medicine. Now you are back to the missed periods. There are many different kinds of PCOS and the best treatment depends on the individual hormone situation. Just decreased my rates! ...Read more
16mo old son has diarrhea 4 the last 2 days and has caused a terrible rash. Prev medication ointment not working. Aloe & vaseline & powder not fixing?
Zind oxide: Irritative rashes from diarrhea in toddlers ae amongst the most stubborn rashes to cure. Try and get some daily air into that area - let him run around diaperless outside - who cares if he poops or pees on the lawn? Then, a diaper cream that has zinc oxide may be more useful - some brand names: triple paste, butt paste, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) or generic zinc oxide. ...Read more
Yes, many: Rhodiola is an herb that has calming affects. Valerian also quiets nerves. L-tryptophan and l-theanine are precursors of serotonin which is a calming neurotransmitter that your body produces. There are some studies that show that omega 3 fish oil is helpful for anxiety. Magnesium deficiency can also cause anxiety. Bliss is a product on my website www. Nutrametrix. Com/myramd which helps with anxiety. ...Read more
Don't douch: Normally, there isn't anything you need to do to keep the vagina clean besides the simple feminine hygiene. Excessive cleansing actually will cause more trouble. Don't douch. The vagina has the ability to maintain its own health quite well. If u r ill and treated with antibiotics etc. Probiotics/yogurt may help maintain its health. Otherwise, do nothing beside hygiene. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm miscarrying. Is there any herbal or natural remedies to ensure I expell all products of conception? Tips/advice? I do not want to have a d and c
No: Best is to take ibuprofen, 600 mg every 6 to 8 hours. This will help with cramping and bleeding. You can always see doctor for rx for misoprostil as well. This medication helps to cause smooth muscle contractions and helps to contract uterus and expel products of conception. A lot of women use this to successfully avoid d;c. Good luck! ...Read more
No: There are no herbal remedies. Unfortunately ultraviolet generally will not help scalp psoriasis. ...Read more
Doctor said I should use 3 times vaseline a day for over exfoliated lips, other medications may irriate more. What's your opinions on vaseline healing?
Not healing: Vaseline will protect the lips from drying while they heal themselves, but it doesn't actually "heal.". ...Read more
Dry red patches round eyes, cheeks and mouth (non-flaky). No recent allergy or medication. 2 days moisturiser and vaseline not improving. Fungi or.?
Yes: They can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Natural medicines, like herbal pills, that help keep an erection? No trouble getting one, keeping one is problem. Don't want to take viagra/cialis etc.
What I would said may not be what you like to here. But as a professional, I still state: it's rare to have ed as described in someone of 21; in fact, overindulgence and obsession in sex have bothered many youngsters' life. Remember: sex is a process of very heavy mental and physical drainage and requires a period of resting for replenishing the energy and ability.
So, try sex less often and... ...Read more
Natural medicine: Please start by visiting the website of the Coalition for Natural Heal, and people like Dr. Michael Murray, ND, Dr Ronald Hoffman, MD, in NYC and Dr. Andrew Weil, MD in Arizona. For a Chinese medicine perspective you can visit the TCM World Foundation site in NYC. Peace and good health. ...Read more