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Doctor insights on: Ways To Improve Cervical Mucus

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Can I use robitussin/guaifenesin to improve cervical mucus?

Can I use robitussin/guaifenesin to improve cervical mucus?

Very unlikely: These drugs are over the counter meds and are strictly used to thin the mucus of the upper respiratory tract. I do not believe Guaifenesin would have an effect on cervical mucus. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What are ways to help relieve cervical arthritis?

What are ways to help relieve cervical arthritis?

Ortho eval & rec.: U need ortho eval & x-rays 2 get a diagnosis. Then the plan of treatment can b tailored 2 ur needs, from further imaging, pt, nsaids & referrals when appropriate. I would not b able 2 give u specific ways nor should any one until u have a firm dx, then i could give u my usual rx protocol. ...Read more

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Can yoga help with cervical dystonia ?

Can yoga help with cervical dystonia  
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Yes: Neck exercises be it in the firm of gentle yoga will definitely help. Please visit ISHA YOGA site and learn free ...Read more

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What can help to thicken watery semen and also improve sperm count?

What can help to thicken watery semen and also improve sperm count?

Less sex: That probably isn't the best news, however it is the only well documented method to increase the sperm count. Reducing ejaculations to once every 4-7 days may help, avoiding tight underwear, saunas, jacuzzis (basically anything which raises the temperature of the testicles). Quitting smoking and reducing alcohol will also benefit, and avoid putting your laptop on your lap! ...Read more

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How can I track ovulation via cervical mucus?

How can I track ovulation via cervical mucus?

It is one sign: There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a “raw egg white ” consistency. You may have an increased libido. Body basal temperature increases. The cervix becomes softer and higher. Breasts may be tender. Use of an ovulation predictor test is a good way to check. ...Read more

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Does cervical mucus have to be stretchy like egg white for you to be fertile? Is cervical mucus important when trying to conceive?

Does cervical mucus have to be stretchy like egg white for you to be fertile? Is cervical mucus important when trying to conceive?

Mucous: Monitoring cervical mucous is unreliable if you are trying to avoid pregnnacy or trying to conceive. If you feel you are having abnormal discharge schedule a visit for infection testing. Ovulation kits available at the pharmacy are much mor helpful ...Read more

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Does fertile cervical mucus cause soerm to live longer how and why?

Does fertile cervical mucus cause soerm to live longer how and why?

It prevents destruct: Sperms remain healthy and are fertile no loss or destruction of sperms. ...Read more

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Can you do exercises to mitigate cervical spine (neck) problems?

Can you do exercises to mitigate cervical spine (neck) problems?

Yes: A physical therapist is a good place to start for treatment of neck pain. They can help with strengthening and stretching activities along with cervical traction which can help symptoms quite a bit! ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) prevent sperms from swimming to the egg? I read that it reduces cervical mucus thereby making it difficult for the sperms to move. How true

Can Clomid (clomiphene) prevent sperms from swimming to the egg? I read that it reduces cervical mucus thereby making it difficult for the sperms to move. How true

Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) can reduce the cervical mucus. It is for this reason that estrogen is often given around ovulation time. Clomid (clomiphene) has no effect on sperm movement, it makes the cervical mucus less hospitable to the sperm. ...Read more

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Any way to prevent cervical spondylosis from worsening?

Any way to prevent cervical spondylosis from worsening?

No: Short of dying now, no. There is no foutain of youth to reverse these aging changes but if you smoke, stop as this will slow the rate of degeneration. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive cervical mucus?

How to stop excessive cervical mucus?

Stop and go: There isn't a way to "stop" cervical mucous production except by dehydration or lack of hormonal support. Many women would love to have this problem as it helps with sexual activity. If this is still a concern to you, please "go" to a GYN MD and get examined to determine if the cervical mucous is "excessive" or not and the cause. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to avoid cervical spondylosis?

Are there good ways to avoid cervical spondylosis?

Cannot avoid: Cervical spine spondylosis or arthritis is unavoidable. Traumatic incidents increase the severity of the arthritis. Genetics and strenuous activity contribute as well. Flexibility exercises, range of motion exercises, good health and exercise help all arthritic conditions. ...Read more

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Anything i can do to keep spine in perfect alignment? Can psych meds make the patients body crooked leading to lordosis our kyphosis. Muscle stiffnes

Anything i can do to keep spine in perfect alignment?  Can psych meds make the patients body crooked leading to lordosis our kyphosis. Muscle stiffnes

Yes exercise : Regularly, eat a well balanced diet and do not smoke. Certain psychotropic medications can lead to bone density loss which can structurally affect the spine if osteoporosis develops. If being treated for a chronic condition , then bone density should be monitored. ...Read more

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Does bedrest help improve your cervix?

Does bedrest help improve your cervix?

Complications: It does not improve your cervix, it relieves the pressure that being upright causes the cervix. It is designed to keep your baby from coming too early. ...Read more

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What are ways to help clear up post nasal drip?

What are ways to help clear up post nasal drip?

Saline washes: Doing saline nasal washes will help. If not improving with this, please see your doctor, as post-nasal drip can have a variety of causes, and each is treated differently. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help women to prevent lung, breast and cervical cancers?

Please suggest what foods help women to prevent lung, breast and cervical cancers?

Unfortunately none: There are no specific dietary changes that prevent these cancers. However, eating a balanced, lower calorie diet with lots of fresh foods can improve overall health and may minimize the risk of getting some types of cancer. ...Read more

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How to decrease nasal congestion (infections, difficulty breathing through nose) the natural way?

How to decrease nasal congestion (infections, difficulty breathing through nose) the natural way?

Depends on cause: Try saline nasal rinses , along with drinking hot fluids...And even the "breathe right" nasal strips. Some people find find breathing in steam from a pot of hot water works(be careful not to burn yourself over the stove). ...Read more

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Can cupping therapy help with cervical dystonia ?

Can cupping therapy help with cervical dystonia  ?

Can't hurt to try.: Cupping is a long used treatment. Although it has theoretical benefits for pain it has not been studied for dystonia . It won't hurt to try. A trained neuromuscular therapist in conjunction with botulism injections are more traditional and proven treatments. ...Read more

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What are some ways to naturally improve sex drive?

What are some ways to naturally improve sex drive?

Be with your lover: Assuming your hormones are have been addressed, then spending time in a relaxes atmosphere with somebody you find sexually attractive should help. If your hormones have dwindled, as your doc about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. You need both, hormones and environment to make your sex drive work for you. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more