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Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What are some alternative therapies for bacterial prostatitis?

What are some alternative therapies for bacterial prostatitis?

Symptom relief: True bacterial prostatitis should be treated with an extended course of appropriate antibiotics. At times, your physician may prescribe other medications including non-steriodal anti-inflammatory, anticholinergics, alpha-blockers to help treat the symptoms. However, bacterial prostatitis should improve with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What are some natural treatments for prostate infections?

What are some natural treatments for prostate infections?

None; need antibioti: While there may be some "natural" treatments for an enlarged prostate, there are no "natural or "organic" treatments for true prostate infections or prostatitis, which require a prolonged course of antibiotics. Best to go see your family physician or urologist if you think you have an infection. ...Read more

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What are some good treatments for gout?

What are some good treatments for gout?

Diet, meds: Aside from changing diet and possible medications causing gout, the two common drugs to lower uric acid are Allopurinol and uloric. Rarely, probenecid is used. A new infusion, krystexxa, (pegloticase) is necessary very rarely. During flares, anti-inflammatories, ice and rest are helpful. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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What are some natural treatments for asthma to supplement my conventional treatment?

What are some natural treatments for asthma to supplement my conventional treatment?

Asthma: I think the best advice i can give you is avoidance of all possible triggers . Among these are : dust, cold, anger, pollen. ...Read more

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What are some good treatments for antibiotic-associated diarrhea?

What are some good treatments for antibiotic-associated diarrhea?

Stop abx.: Ideally if possible, stop the offending agent in this case the antibiotic (abx). You probably also want to make sure it's not a c-diff infection. The timing of the diarrhea as well as some stool tests can help determine that. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for osteoarthritis that work?

What are some treatments for osteoarthritis that work?

Depends what u mea!: The mainstay of treatment for osteoarthritis is anti-inflammatory medication. These medications relieve pain and stiffness, but do not prevent arthritis from getting worse. Maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular exercise are also valuable. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for gout?

What are some treatments for gout?

Gout: Control your diet to avoid foods high in purines. Limit your use of alcohol and aspirin. Get tested for food sensitivities and avoid those foods as well. Drink plenty of water. If your uric acid cannot be controlled naturally, then Allopurinol should be able to. ...Read more

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What are some alternative treatment for bph?

What are some alternative treatment for bph?

BPH: Medications such as Alpha blockers and 5 aris have been around for years. Surgical options include turp, lasers, photovaporization, enucleation, and the newest fda-approved modality uro-lift. Phytotherapy or herbal treatments are also available. ...Read more

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What are some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

What are some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

Precious Health: Eating: Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. Daily Exercise for about 30 minutes: What you like such as walking, hiking, swimming, tennis. Stress management: •Focus on “Breath Is Life” •Let Stress thoughts will pass away like clouds on mountain. •Therapy for stresses of life •Visual Imagery •Medication •Music Relaxation •YogaMeditation. ...Read more

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Which are good treatments for urinary incontinence?

Which are good  treatments for  urinary incontinence?

Stress incontinence: While many procedures and devices have come along for stress incontinence (i have tried them all as a urologist) the gold standard remains the mid-urethral sling. Peri-urethral bulking agents may help some temporarily. Renessa and other gimmicks done in the office have failed miserably for most women. This is a years old device being re-introduced to a new generation of doctors. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

The non drug treatments for Endometriosis include:: Laparoscopic surgery, Surgery, complete hysterectomy -- with removal of both ovaries. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


Dr. Gary Pess
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Also called interstitial cystitis, this is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. Ongoing research by urogynecologists and urologists are trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more