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Doctor insights on: Which Herbal Medicine Could I Take To Help With Osteoarthritis

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


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Minor osteoarthritis has required OTC & prescription nsaids approx. 6 months. Your thoughts on switching to herbal tumeric?Have seen great reviews.

Minor osteoarthritis has required OTC & prescription nsaids approx. 6 months. Your thoughts on switching to herbal tumeric?Have seen great reviews.

Listen to your body: Turmeric is a good especially combined with olive oil and black pepper . It is generally safe. Eating an anti-inflammatory diet is also very helpful. See the cancer fighting kitchen by rebecca katz for excellent ideas for any inflammatory condition not just cancer. Cod liver oil with a & d can be helpful for joints as well. Healthy food, a good night sleep, and movement improves everything. ...Read more

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What herbal medicine should I take to avoid dizzy?

What herbal medicine should I take to avoid dizzy?

Likely not: Herbal remedies are not supervised by the fda or regulated as normal pharmaceuticals. Many makers of such herbal remedies make claims as advertisement, but fine print often shows that the claims have not been shown to be effective by any governmental agency. Beware. Dizziness can have many causes, many benign, but some not so, and a visit to an ENT is advised. ...Read more

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What herbal medicine can I take to improve my vision?

What herbal medicine can I take to improve my vision?

None: Though we would love to see such an herb, none exists in true scientific literature. Beware non fda claims of health benefits of herbal concoctions. Ophthalmology is a real branch of medicine that will help your vision needs. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal medicine to take for allergies and doesn't have any antihistamine?

What is the best herbal medicine to take for allergies and doesn't have any antihistamine?

Poorly studied: There are very few unbiased studies looking at herbal therapies for allergies. A review article on this subject felt that the use of butterbur may be equivalent to antihistamines. There are also rare studies using other herbal products, including aller-7, tinospora cordifolia, perilla frutescens, and several chinese herbal medicines that showed some effect. Side effects are not well understood. ...Read more

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What is a good herbal medicine to take to lower my phosphorus levels?

What is a good herbal medicine to take to lower my phosphorus levels?

No such thing: High phosphorus is usually a consequence of kidney dysfunction. Just lowering phosphorus level wouldn't be addressing the cause of the problem. In addition, there are no known phosphorus lowering herbal medication. ...Read more

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What can I take to overcome fatigue?....Is there some herbal medicine w/o side effects? I am taking 200 mg sertraline, amlodipine & atenolol.

What can I take to overcome fatigue?....Is there some herbal medicine w/o side effects?
I am taking 200 mg sertraline, amlodipine & atenolol.

Look for cause: One needs to look for what's causing fatigue before looking for herbal or non herbal treaent, as it could be side effect of your medications, both amlodipine and Propranolol are known to do it. On the other hand anxiety or depression not treated fully can cause fatigue too. ...Read more

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Natural medicines, like herbal pills, that help keep an erection? No trouble getting one, keeping one is problem. Dont want to take viagra/cialis etc.

Natural medicines, like herbal pills, that help keep an erection? No trouble getting one, keeping one is problem. Dont want to take viagra/cialis etc.

Here is...: What i would said may not be what you like to here. But as a professional, i still state: it's rare to have ed as described in someone of 21; in fact, overindulgence and obsession in sex have bothered many youngsters' life. Remember: sex is a process of very heavy mental and physical drainage and requires a period of resting for replenishing the energy and ability. So, try sex less often and... ...Read more

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Could nuihuang jiedu pian herbal medicine look yellowish in colour?

Herbal medicine: nuihuang jiedu pian herbal medicine - the boxes have been yellow or yellow and white for the products that I have seen. ...Read more

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