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Doctor insights on: Will Garlic Cure Or Prevent Arteriosclerosis

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Arteriosclerosis (Definition)

It is the hardening of the arteries commonly associated with natural aging ...Read more


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Is there any clinical evidence that garlic juice helps to reduce an existing arterial plaque deposit ?

Is there any clinical evidence that garlic juice helps to reduce an existing arterial plaque deposit ?

Garlic: Might help reduce cholesterol some but best if the clove is swallowed as when juiced or minced the enzymes released start to degrade the good stuff that reduce cholesterol . There is no evidence to suggest it would reduce a plaque already formed. ...Read more

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Can vaccinations cure disease or prevent it?

Can vaccinations cure disease or prevent it?

Vaccinations: Vaccinations prevent disease from occurring. They do not cure a disease once it has occurred. ...Read more

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Does garlic help you prevent infection?

Does garlic help you prevent infection?

Maybe: Garlic has been used for many medicinal purposes over centuries. One of those has been to fight infection. Although it has been shown to have antibiotic properties in petri dishes in laboratories, evidence that it's an effective way to prevent or treat infections in people is lacking. Nevertheless, people use it and swear by it. Evidence that it may help prevent certain cancers is stronger. ...Read more

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Is there any natural cure for acne or even to prevent or reduce it?

Is there any natural cure for acne or even to prevent or reduce it?

A few: Tea tree oil topically. Foods like citrus that have high Alpha hydroxy acids. Zinc supplements help healing. Brewers yeast strain cbs5926. There is alot of stuff out there that seems like it is just to suck mony from you. Beware. ...Read more

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How can women help prevent cardiovascular disease?

How can women help prevent cardiovascular disease?

Same as men: Although much is made of women vs men in the cardivascular disease area, when it comes to prvention the same rules aply. Keep a healthy weight/bmi , keep your blood pressure down, stay active , dont smoke , eat a healthy diet that will keep yur cholesterol down and prevent obesity and diabetes ...Read more

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How can you cure arteriosclerosis?

How can you cure arteriosclerosis?

Manage: There is no cure for atherosclerosis but you can manage it: quit smoking!, lose weight: BMI <28, control blood pressure, control cholesterol, exercise every day (clear program with your doctor), take prescribed medications, control blood sugar, change diet to low fat, low sugar. Take care of yourself and you can control this disease process! ...Read more

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How can I prevent u.T.I or help cure one?

How can I prevent u.T.I or help cure one?

Keep dry and clean: Most uti's are caused by e. Coli bacteria that lives in the digestive tract. Keeping area between the anus an the vigina clean and dry is the best prevention. Wear loose underpants not thongs or tight panties that can " wick" bacteria from back to front. Always wipe after bowel movements from front to back. Azo will treat some mild uti's, see you physician for bad ones. ...Read more

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Can I take medicinal therapies to prevent a legionnaires' disease?

Can I take medicinal therapies to prevent a legionnaires' disease?

No: There is no medicinal therapy to prevent legionnaire's disease, specifically. If you are in good health and in good shape, odds are you will be less likely to suffer from it seriously but that is not for certain. Exposure should be avoided though there is no sure way to know when you may be exposed. ...Read more

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Banana, garlic, lemons(calamansi), tomatoes, and honey are found to cure hypertension or help lower risk. If used as a mixed juice, can this still cure?

Banana, garlic, lemons(calamansi), tomatoes, and honey are found to cure hypertension or help lower risk. If used as a mixed juice, can this still cure?

Hypertension: "help lower risk" is very different from "cure hypertension." some juices may be healthy when they contain antioxidants, like garlic. You really need to keep a close watch on your blood pressure, because even without symptoms it can still be high and affecting your organs (like blood vessels, heart, brain, and kidneys, etc). Please work with your doctor, and don't rely on juices alone. ...Read more

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How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice. ...Read more

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How can I prevent or reduce the risk fo getting aneurysm ?

How can I prevent  or reduce the risk fo getting aneurysm ?

ANEURYSMS: Typically these outpouchings or ballooning of arterial blood vessels are genetically determined, most of the time you are born with these defective arteries. However, good blood pressure control, treatment for elevated cholesterol, avoiding obesity and smoking goes a long way in preventing these things from growing to dangerous levels any time soon.Check ur family hx. Good health to you and yours. ...Read more

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From a preventative view. Does cardio help to strengthen existing weak artery walls and reduce existing plaque buildup or just help to stop further?

From a preventative view. Does cardio help to strengthen existing weak artery walls and reduce existing plaque buildup or just help to stop further?

Help existing!: Recent studies have shown a reversal in build up of plaque with exercise and healthy diet. The Mediterranean diet has the most evidence to back this up. Fresh vegetable, fruit, fish, ollives.... ...Read more

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How to cure or prevent a syringoma?

How to cure or prevent a syringoma?

Laser: Syringomas are harmless sweat duct tumors, typically found clustered on eyelids, although they may also be found in the armpits, umbilicus, or vulva they are skin-colored or yellowish firm rounded bumps, 1-3 mm in diameter, and may be confused with xanthelasma. They may be removed with erbium or carbon dioxide lasers. ...Read more

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How long will it take to cure cure bacterial vaginosis with apple cider vineger ?

Forever: Apple cider vineger will not cure bacterial vaginosis which is usually treated with Metronidazole or flagyl. Probiotic treatment may help. ...Read more

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How much inflammation does aspirin and fish oil really reduce in high risk patients with cad? Does it reduce plaque buildup?

How much inflammation does aspirin and fish oil really reduce in high risk patients with cad? Does it reduce plaque buildup?

Depends: Nothing much can make up for the typical horrible American diet and lack of exercise, and smoking. Pills without lifestyle changes can help some but there is clinical evidence that a 10% fat diet does REDUCE plaque over time. See the Dean Ornish, M.D. diet plan. And do what your doc recommends medicine-wise. ...Read more

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Can vitiamn b17 prevent and cure cancer? I heard that eating certain fruit seeds will prevent cancer? Is this used for cancer patients?

Can vitiamn b17 prevent and cure cancer?  I heard that eating certain fruit seeds will prevent cancer? Is this used for cancer patients?

No such viitamin: There is no medically recognized vitamin b17. An extract from aprocot pits, laetrile, has been touted as b17 and promoted as cure for cancer with no scientific basis. So called vitamin b17 can cause cyanide poisoning! ...Read more

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