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What Are Some Good Home Remedies For Improving Asthma
Not many: Unfortunately most home remedies have not been shown to be effective. There is promising evidence for some chinese herbal remedies. Avoiding things you are allergic to, avoiding irritants such as smoke helps. Covering your face so that your breath warms and moistens the air helps in cold air and with exercise. ...Read more
Nasal: Nasal saline irrigation may help reduce allergy reactions for people with hay fever. Avoidance is usually the best approach. Studies have found a Chinese herbal mix to be effective in controlling food allergies. Coffee may reduce airway obstruction minimally. Otherwise, there are not much home remedies can offer you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinusitis: You can irrigate the sinuses with a rinse via a netti-pot, you can use a decongestant like pseudoephedrine, there may be nasal steroid sprays, and antiinflammatories. If, however, you develop facial pain and swelling, fever, headache, persistence of other symptoms please go see a doctor asap. Sinus infections can have major complications. ...Read more
it depends: Toothache can be severe or mild etc ..., the point is you can only get so much pain relief from an over the counter medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil and if it is wisdom tooth for example, you may need to try some warm water and salt. You should try to get to a dentist, you may need antibiotics if the pain is caused by an infection ( abcess) . Unfortunately the pain usually get worse not better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Garlic , honey, and : Vinegar...There is a book with that title. Homey is a natural antibiotic. Also consult with a homeopath and a chinese medicine practitioner. Many herbs have antibacterial and antiviral properties. There are some great remedies for infections as well.. Example kali bichromicum (homeopathic) is excellent for sinus infections.... ...Read more
Conservative: Exercises that are geared towards alleviating stress may help, such as yoga, stretching, etc. There is a compound, called pycnogenols, which is an extract from a certain type of pine tree, that may help alleviate pain via an antiinflammatory effect. This was shown to work well in a study involving the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Always consult your doctor before trying any regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poison Ivy: One of the ingredients used in remedies and home treatments for poison ivy relief would be burdock roots. This unassuming herb has medicinal properties and can be used to prepare tea that can be applied to the skin and left to dry. This provides some much needed relief from the symptoms. ...Read more
See below: Most sinusitis will resolve without any specific treatment. Topical (neosynephrine) or oral (pseudephedrin) decongestants and saline nasal sprays give symptomatic relief. They are available without prescription. Only for severe or intractable infections are appropriate prescribed antibiotic treatments indicated. ...Read more
Try the phone!: In reality, the best home remedy for a terrible tooth ache is a visit to the dentist. Use your telephone to make an appointment to permanently solve your pain. Home remedies are for the most part a a temporary band aid and don't give comprehensive relief. A great toothache mandates professional attention! Good luck and don't be afraid...modern dentistry is painless! ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Asthma: There are plenty of good treatments for asthma . Asthma is due to inflammation of the airways so treatment needs to be based on prevention of that. It is divided into rescue and maintainance medications. She should she her doctor for a treatment program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home remedies allerg: There are several things you can do at home for allrgic symptoms.1for nasal congestion you can use saline nose drops2wash your hair with warm water and shmpoo as pollens can get collected during the day3wear surgical mask on high pollen days outside4drink pepperment tea5use staem to clear your sinuses6no carpets and wash your sheets weekly to prevent house dust mite, dehumidify your home. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eczema: Eczema is a common skin problem--often worse in winter due to greater dryness. Moisture with creams, not lotions is a great start. Avoiding excessive soap or hot water can help. Cortisone creams for flares can help. There may not be a permanent cure, but your doctor can get you on a regimen that will help you live without so much trouble. Make an appt. ...Read more
No: The cough of whooping cough is very frustrating because it is so unresponsive to typical treatments for other types of cough. Cough suppressants usually don't work and asthma medications also fail including oral steroids. About 1/3 of the time I have had some success by using Azithromycin on a daily basis. Talk to your physician about trying this antibiotic for its anti inflammatory effects. ...Read more
Home remedies forflu: You need to take rest, lot of fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for fever and aches and over the conter cough and cold medicines.But if you see your doctor early and have the diagnosis confirmed he or she will prescribe you tamiflu to shorten the course of influenza. ...Read more
Many may help: Many home remedies can help. One of the best is jewel weed lotion. Homeopathic rhus tox12x or 12c, 2 pellets under tongue 3x/day often helps- for other choices see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/026516_poison_ivy_remedies.Html these are available at health food stores. Also try vit c 1000 mg 4x/day or more and good old benadryl (diphenhydramine). For more ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/poison_ivy.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are none: The home remedies don't work. I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is the 21st century and real science rules. Being young is hard enough without having acne; even in our dysfunctional health-care system, it should be easy to manage your acne, and a dermatologist can treat scars (and it's teribly wrong that these were allowed to develop) using laser, dermabrasion, or fillers. ...Read more
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