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What are some herbal supplements for premenopausal symptoms?

What are some herbal supplements for premenopausal symptoms?

Vitex, Dong quai &..: Many herbs are beneficial for menopause. Among my favorites are vitex agnus castus (chaste tree berries), dong quai, black cohosh, maca and pueraria mirifica. For more info see http://www.Holistic-online.Com/remedies/hrt/hrt_herbs_for_menopause.Htm and http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00700/menopause-symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are some herbal supplements for depression and anxiety?

What are some herbal supplements for depression and anxiety?

My thoughts: If you have clinical depression & anxiety you'd be better off using medication--it takes a large amount of herbal preparation to equal a weak antidepressant--sort of like hunting elephants with a bb gun! (:. ...Read more

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What are some good herbal supplement for depression?

What are some good herbal supplement for depression?

In my opinion,: Herbal supplements are not well-controlled or well-studied in the U.S. So no recommendation is possible. However, studies show that many U.S. Residents are vitamin d deficient and that d3, in particular, may benefit mood. Always a good idea to get 20 minutes of sun each day so your body can manufacture d itself. Check with your doctor if you suspect your d level is low. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

Remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Rest! ...Read more

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What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

Lupus: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a very serious condition that needs to be managed with medicine to prevent serious consequences. Herbs and supplements oftentimes interact with medicine and one should always consult with not only your physician but a pharmacist. Not all interactions are even known. Please see this link from lupus.org: http://tinyurl.com/hr44p88 See comments please. ...Read more

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What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

GlucosamiProcollagen: For osteoatrhritis there is nothing proven to substantially prevent or treat it. Some people advocate natural products like glucosamine alone or in combination with chondroitin and msm. Others use "vital procolageno" or any pro-collagen. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

Pain: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What are some herbalteas and herbal medications?

What are some herbalteas and herbal medications?

THOUSANDS!!!: Herbs as been used medicinally for thousands of years and modern research confirms they have powerful healing properties. Some of the herbs i recommend most often are ashwagandha, holy basil, ginger, turmeric, garlic, aloe, rhodiola, pelargonium sidoides, frankincense, milk thistle and saw palmetto. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00469/herbal-botanical-medicine-dr-weils-wellness-therapies.Html. ...Read more

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What are some herbal remedies for gout?

What are some herbal remedies for gout?

None: None work including cherry juice once the attack has started. You need to normalize your serum uric acid with Allopurinol to prevent joint damage, kidney stones and arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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What are some alternative medicines for hypothyroid?

What are some alternative medicines for hypothyroid?

Various: Commonly prescribed meds include synthroid and levothyroxine, both synthetic t4. Alternatives to those include cytomel, (liothyronine) compounded sustained release t3, armour thyroid, etc. ...Read more

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Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Are any natural supplements good for menopause treatment?

Yes: Some women benefit from vegetable Estrogens such as soy, black cohosh, or evening primrose oil. There is no evidence that they are safer than prescription medications. If there is a history of breast cancer, there are other medications that can reduce hot flashes such as venlafaxine. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines or suppliments I can take for neagtive symptoms of schizophrenia?

Are there any medicines or suppliments I can take for neagtive symptoms of schizophrenia?

Quite a few.: There are many anti-psychotic medications combined with antidepressants that can help you. You should take vitamins and minerals as a dietary supplement with a healthy diet and regular exercise. Psychotherapy with your medications is also very beneficial. ...Read more

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What are some herbal supplements for polycystic ovary syndrome?

What are some herbal supplements for polycystic ovary syndrome?

Supplements PCOS: None that have been proven to help that I am aware of. I would go to PUBMED and search for PCOS AND supplements. ...Read more

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What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

What are some natural or herbal treatment for allergies?

Hard to say: It really depends onthe type of allergy you are asking about. If it is runny stuffy nose, itchy eyes etc..It is probably due to something i the air(dust, pollen, pets). Avoidance is the cure..But usually hard to do...I am unaware of any effective herbal treatments..In fact, some people who are allergic to grass or weed pollen get sicker when taking herbal remedies..Be careful. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

Thyroid treatment: The only medication for hypothyroidism is thyroid hormone that is natural because it is exactly the same to the hormone made by the human body. ...Read more

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What are some effective OTC medications or supplements for GAD?

What are some effective OTC medications or supplements for GAD?

A psychiatrist can: answer this based on your family medical history and your medical history: allergies, what meds have worked in the past. They can prescribe a number of meds like Klonopin, Xanax, Prozac, Paxil, (paroxetine) Celexa, Zoloft, and Lexapro. You need to ask a health food store about OTC meds for anxiety. I am unsure of that. ...Read more

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What are some alternative therapies for common pregnancy symptoms?

What are some alternative therapies for common pregnancy symptoms?

Alternatives: For nausea, drink fluids separately from when you eat solids. Sea bands can be used on the wrist accupressure point to treat nausea. Sour things like lemonade often are easier to drink. For constipation, increase the fiber in your diet and/or eat prunes. For swelling in the legs, elevate your feet as much as possible and consider support hose. For breast tenderness, get fitted for a new bra. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for hot flashes? Are there any herbal supplements or dietary changes i cam make to help with hot flashes? .

Are there any natural treatments for hot flashes? Are there any herbal supplements or dietary changes i cam make to help with hot flashes?

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Nope: Hot flashes, if due to menopause, are due to estrogen deficiency and are natural. Some people report help with soy and phytoestrogens, but there is really no supplement proven to help. Only time and rx's such as estrogen that will relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some remedies / medications for stopping hpv?

What are some remedies / medications for stopping hpv?

Abstinence/vaccine: The hpv virus is rather well established within the population with ~ 70-80% of college juniors testing positive in some studies. To stop hpv you either avoid the contact that spreads it (sex) or get vaccinated prior to infection for those strains where a vaccine is available. There is no medication used to treat it & once it is in your system you have it for life (although most go dormant). ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Remedies: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Herbal Supplements (Definition)

Herbal supplements are botanicals used to treat health conditions ...Read more