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What is the role of herbs in treating jaundice?

Depends on cause: Jaundice is a symptom, not an illness, so the treatment depends on the cause. However, many different herbs can be useful in the treatment of jaundice. Work with your md to find the cause & work with a holistic md, naturopath &/or acupuncturist for guidance in choosing the herbs most appropriate for the cause. See http://www.Herbs2000.Com/disorders/jaundice.Htm for an overview of herbs & jaundice. ...Read more

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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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What are the roles of herbs in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy?

What are the roles of herbs in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy?

None!: I do not know of any good herbs that can help you. It is a serious problem and only a liver specialist(hepatologist) can help you with this problem. ...Read more

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What is the role of immunization in jaundice?

What is the role of immunization in jaundice?

Prevention of Hepati: Hepatitis a and b can cause jaundice especially hep a and by immunizing children and adults you can prevent these two conditions which can cause jaundice. ...Read more

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What is the role of the liver in regards to digestion/transport?

What is the role of the liver in regards to digestion/transport?

Anatomy 101 homework: The liver detoxifies chemicals and ingestants, metabolizes drugs, secretes bile, makes many proteins--some important for blood clotting and other functions. Ref. www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=anatomy-and-function-of-the-liver. ...Read more

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What is the role of diphenylamine in diagnosing fas?

What is the role of diphenylamine in diagnosing fas?

Your homework?: Fas could be referring to a number of things from fatty acid synthesis in cancer cells to fetal alcohol syndrome. Diphenylamine is a substance used as an indicator of various compounds through a redox reaction. Perhaps you could clarify your question. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of Ayurveda in treatment of neurodegenerative disease?

What is the effectiveness of Ayurveda in treatment of neurodegenerative disease?

When talking about..: ...Treatments, "alternative" really means "effectiveness not demonstrated" - either never tested, or tested and not found to work. The herb promoted for cognitive health, withania somnifera, does seem to have some effect in animal models, but has not been well-tested in humans, so the answer is, we don't really know. ...Read more

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What is the role of stress in cfs?

What is the role of stress in cfs?

Sress main trigger: Stress causes release of certain stress hormones, that takes a toll on brain functions, causing fatigue or irritable, difficulty in focusing yoga and meditation certsaily helps to alliviate some of the symptoms.. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? What kind of conditions is not associated with gas in the biliary system?

Expert opinions? What kind of conditions is not associated with gas in the biliary system?

GB and liver surgery: Pneumobilia, is accumulation of air in the biliary tree that is distinct from portal venous gas. While the latter is assocated with inflammatory disease of the bowel, pneumobilia is associated with recent ERCP and an incompetent sphincter of Oddi allowing gas to enter the bile ducts from the GI tract. Surgery of GB and SB rarely present with pneumobilia. ...Read more

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What do doctors think of the recent discovery of the glymphatic system? What are known ways to improve the performance of that organ system?

What do doctors think of the recent discovery of the glymphatic system? What are known ways to improve the performance of that organ system?

Interesting: That's why I like medicine, there are always new things to discover or re-evaluation of things we thought we knew. Glymphatics have to do with the nervous system. Nervous system health advice includes the things that are good for general health (eat right, exercise, sleep, minimize stress) and USE of the brain. ...Read more

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In your expert opinion, what's the role of diet in both the cause and prevention of chronic disease?

In your expert opinion, what's the role of diet in both the cause and prevention of chronic disease?

Diet: Hippocrates said: let medicine be thy food and food be thy medicine. This is still true today, complicated by gmo foods and soil nutrient depletion. Eating right is one of the pillars of health and wellness. ...Read more

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What is the role of probiotics for general well beiing of the g.I.T.?

Proper: Good bacteria numbers in your colon. Prebiotics help support bacteria and probiotics introduce bacteria. This will help good bacteria keep the bad bacteria from taking over. Good for bowel and overall health. ...Read more

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What is the reason for the increase of alzheimer's disease?

What is the reason for the increase of alzheimer's disease?

Mercury toxicity: There is no single cause of alzheimer's but a growing body of evidence implicates mercury toxicity as a significant cause (see http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/733465). Exposure to mercury has increased over time, primarily from dental amalgam fillings but also from contaminated seafood.Research shows those who got flu vaccine preserved with mercury 5 years in a row had 10x risk of alzheimer's! ...Read more

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Is the best treatment of microcephaly in homeopathic medicines?

Is the best treatment of microcephaly in homeopathic medicines?

Collaborative care: People with microcephaly generally have complex problems that come along with the size of their heads. Homeopathy will not alter the microcephaly itself, but may well help seizures and behavioral problems that the person also has. I would suggest teamwork between a good family physician, neurologist, and experienced homeopath in working with such a person over time. ...Read more

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What is the role of benfothiamine?

What is the role of benfothiamine?

Inhibits AGE's: Benfotiamine is a synthetic fat-soluble derivative of vit b1 (thiamine) that prevents formation of advanced glycation end-products (age's), which are molecules damaged by high blood sugar. Clinically it helps treat diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy & nephropathy (nerve, eye & kidney damage) & may have anti-aging benefits in non-diabetics. For more info see http://www.Benfotiamine.Org/faq.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the role of OCD in coma ?

What is the role of OCD in coma
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OCD & Coma?: If one were comatose, s/he would not be awake to be obsessing or doing compulsive behaviors. Unless i'm completely missing the meaning of your question, i'd say that OCD is completely unrelated to coma. ...Read more

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What is the role of genetics in addiction?

What is the role of genetics in addiction?

Partial: There is a familial component, but addiction is a very complex process. Many children of addicts emerge without addictions. Nevertheless, because risk is increased, people whose family members have struggled with addiction should regard all substances, including alcohol and tobacco, with caution, practice abstinence or moderation, and seek prompt help for any concerns about over-use or dependence. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

No treatment needed: Fetal cholelithiasis is relatively common (1 in 300 pregnancies). It is caused usually by hemolytic conditions of newborns or maternal hemolytic anemias. The prognosis is excellent, with most stones gone by the babies' first year of life. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the aspects of bile's role in the liver?

Can you please describe the aspects of bile's role in the liver?

Bile synthesis: Bile is made by the liver and stored in the galllbladder for later release during digestion. Any obstruction to bile outflow can cause bile to accumulate in the liver where it can be toxic, and then it will also build up in the blood and cause jaundice and other problems. Your question is a bit vague, i hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the role of manganese in the human body?

What is the role of manganese in the human body?

Manganese: Suspect you mean what is the role of magnesium in the body. Great wikipedia question for details. But needed for muscles, heart, brain to mention a few. ...Read more

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What is the cause of spondyloarthritis in human body and what is the cure?

What is the cause of spondyloarthritis in human body and what is the cure?

Unknown. No cure: The spondyloarthropathies are a group of diseases characterized by joint inflammation primarily of the back and a variety of other tissues. There is no cure. Symptoms are treated based upon severity and progression. Some patients will get better without any intervention while others progress to ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more