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Is there another alternative natural medication to replace gabapentine?

Is there another alternative natural medication to replace gabapentine?

Basically, no: Gabapentin (US spelling) is an anticonvulsant/pain drug with specific and relatively benign properties. It appears you are using it for a pain syndrome. Pain may respond to many types of treatment, depending upon the person and the condition. You might find something else outside allopathic medicine that works as well for you, for your condition. An alternative for you, maybe not for others. ...Read more

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Is there natural medication I can take to increase quality of erections?

Is there natural medication I can take to increase quality of erections?

Yes, many: There are various herbal supplements which are said to improve the duration and the quality of the erection; and there are many manufacturers of potency-inducing products, each with its own glossy photos of erect penises and testimonials of the men who now swear by the products. Do they work? Unless you see double-blind, placebo controlled trials (which is unlikely), there is no proof of efficacy. ...Read more

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I want to know if any of you used a natural medication for s.A.D. And did it work?

I want to know if any of you used a natural medication for s.A.D. And did it work?

Sun light: Ample sun light is the best natural treatment for sad or seasonal affective disorder. Since once cannot get this in winter, this can be replicated by using a white light lamp of at least 10, 000 lux intensity kept at a distance of one foot. This should be used only with start of fall and discontinue with advent of spring. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acidity using natural medication?

How to get rid of acidity using natural medication?

Stomach acidity?: I assume you are speaking of the stomach and esophagus. What could be more natural than calcium carbonate or sodium bicarbonate? Sit up, eat small meals, do not lay down within a few hours of eating, avoid alcohol, coffee (caffeine), and tobacco. This would be a very good start. ...Read more

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What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

Fish oil: Fish oil is great! Make sure you get 1.2 grams of epa:dha at 3:2 ratio daily. Take with meals for better absorption and decreasing side effect of fishy taste upon belching! don't buy the products that have saturated fats; the cheaper brands! ...Read more

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How do I fix premature ejaculation naturally or medically. Priority for natural medication?

How do I fix premature ejaculation naturally or medically. Priority for natural medication?

More sex!: Seriously! orgasm leads to a refractory period in men during which it's impossible to have another ejaculation. Therefore, men tend to last longer the 2nd time around. Assuming that's not in the cards, read about ways to gain control in some references available online and in answers I've already written on my website http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/search/label/premature%20ejaculation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to to take unperscribed cholesterol lowering pills? Like the ones you could just get a natural medication store in the mall or are they unsafe?

Is it safe to to take unperscribed cholesterol lowering pills? Like the ones you could just get a natural medication store in the mall or are they unsafe?

Depends: It depends on their ingredients. For instance, red yeast rice is the same ingredient in Mevacor (lovastatin) and has a very tiny incidence of adverse effects. Generally though, statins are safe and the doses you get in an otc med will be small. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain, is there any natural medication for social anxiety?

Docs can you explain, is there any natural medication for social anxiety?

There are natural: Remedies for anxiety in general such as passion flower, valerian ; chamomile. However, they are not specific for social anxiety. I would encourage you to look into some form of therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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Are the treatments of natural medication supporting doctors as effective as other doctors?

Are the treatments of natural medication supporting doctors as effective as other doctors?

Unknown.: Natural remedies can be marketed without any testing to see if they work or not, and most have not been tested properly. The few exceptions such as melatonin have become part of regular medicine. ...Read more

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Is the natural medication for hypothyroidism (armour) a maoi?

Is the natural medication for hypothyroidism (armour) a maoi?

No: Maoi = mono-amine oxidase inhibitor. This class of medication is intended to treat depression. Due to their many and severe interactions with other meds and food, they are rarely used any more. They are unrelated to thyroid hormone, either so-called "natural" armour, or synthetic levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Which type of natural medication works for social anxiety disorder?

Which type of natural medication works for social anxiety disorder?

Nothing: Please forgive my frankness. Social anxiety disorder is highly treatable in almost all cases by talking and wise guidance. You owe it to yourself and others to re-learn social skills that may have been twisted in a confusing early envrionment. You can learn to be brave & to behave effectively, to like and to be liked by others. Choose a guide wisely. You must be brave -- no pill can supply thay. ...Read more

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Could you tell me a natural medication over prescription meds for adhd?

Could you tell me a natural medication over prescription meds for adhd?

Try Omega-3: There is some scientific and practical evidence that omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish oil and krill oil supplements) can help improve brain function and thus help sharpen focus and attention span. ...Read more

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Is there a natural medication that can be used for anxiety and panic attacks?

Is there a natural medication that can be used for anxiety and panic attacks?

Anxiety: Natural supplements can be valerian, kava kava, st. John's sort, gaba. No natural remedy for panic attack. ...Read more

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What is natural medication to avoid heart attack?

What is natural medication to avoid heart attack?

Good diet: Low cholesterol
regular exercize
active life
weight control
blood pressure control

. Aspirin. ...Read more

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There any herbal medication for hypertension?

There any herbal medication for hypertension?

Many herbs can help: Many herbs that have been proven to lower blood pressure, including hawthorne berries, garlic,
polygonum cuspidatum (japanese knotweed, which has resveratrol), coleus forskohlii, chocolate, reishi & maitake mushrooms. However, each may only lower it a few points but can have combined benefits. Other useful measures include diets rich in fruits & vegetables, coq10, magnesium, exercise & meditation. ...Read more

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Are there any substitute herbal medication for hypertension?

Are there any substitute herbal medication for hypertension?

Not really: Most herbals are mild versions of the perscription treatment. Herbals are not regulated. Contrary to common beliefs herbals do have side effects and can interact with other meds. Make sure you tell your doctor if your on an herbal. I know it sounds better to most of us to be on an herbal rather than a perscription but would you eat mold for your strep throat or use penicillin? ...Read more

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Is this herbal medication a good subsitute for food?

Is this herbal medication a good subsitute for food?

What medication: I don't see the name of your herbal medication listed although no medicine should substitute for food. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal medication for add?

What is the best herbal medication for add?

None: There are no established herbal remedies for adhd. Those that are on the market are largely untested for both safety and efficacy. Most contain some sort of stimulant, typically caffeine, along with other unspecified ingredients. Caffeine may help, but it tends to be short acting. This is a disorder for which we have lots of effective and safe treatments that are well studied. ...Read more

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I would like to know about herbal medication for gingivities.?

I would like to know about herbal medication for gingivities.?

So would I: There is NO scientific proof that pills, potions, ointments, emoluents, poltices, rubs, or snake oil are effective at treating gingivitis. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease and can usually be eliminated with scrupulous oral hygiene. See our Dentist or Hygienist for instructions, and don't waste your time or money on specious pie-in-the-sky products. ...Read more

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What kind of foods, herbal medication good for ulcer?

Nothing: Avoid the insult (ie nsaid). Treat hpylori if present. Use an acid suppression medication. ...Read more

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What herbal medication can you recommend for the menopause?

What herbal medication can you recommend for the menopause?

Many: There are a number of proven remedies for symptoms of female menopause. The key is dissecting the wheat from the chaff. In other words, there is a lot of false claims and promotion in menopause remedies. I have written a book called "a woman's guide to hormone health" that outlines many natural, proven remedies. Do your homework and you will find many options. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take zinc and magnesium supplements while on psychiatric medications?

Is it okay for me to take zinc and magnesium supplements while on psychiatric medications?

Zinc and magnesium: Zinc and magnesium are necessary minerals that should be in food, but these days is often there in lesser amounts than we need. Yes, it's fine to supplement, although food is best. ...Read more

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What herbal medication is best if breast cyst?

What herbal medication is best if breast cyst?

I need to know that: Five patients asked that today for pain we believe low caffeine intake, vitamin E at 200 iu/ daily (controversial) flaxseed oil and evening primrose oil and I add prayers. If totally hormonal than little to help until menopause I have as many patients with increased pain with use of bcp--as patients who state they got better on the pill? Only the british with their placebo trials will answer. ...Read more

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Wondering if there is a herbal medication that may work the same as digitalis?

Wondering if there is a herbal medication that may work the same as digitalis?

Digitalis: No but the drug was first made from foxglove. Early digitalis leaf could be very toxic causing everything from nausea to death if there was an inadvertent overdose. The drug digoxin is much safer than the old digitalis leaf. ...Read more

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Is there any signicantly good herbal medication for type 2 diabetes?

Is there any signicantly good herbal medication for type 2 diabetes?

Not for sugar: Some dried mexican cactuses will lower the sugar - but you must see a diabetologist if diet and exercse do not lower the sugar. You will need some real medication then. ...Read more

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If a person who is not diabetic gets low blood sugar from taking a herbal medication, what would happen?

If a person who is not diabetic gets low blood sugar from taking a herbal medication, what would happen?

May need to stop it: Herbal supplements are not harmless by any means. Many have undesirable side effects and consequences. If you're on a supplement which causes low blood sugar, discuss with your doctor. You may need to stop taking it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my gynecomastia taking any herbal medication?

How can I get rid of my gynecomastia taking any herbal medication?

No.: I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take kalms with zolift? Kalms is a anti stress herbal medication with velerian, hopps.?

Is it safe to take kalms with zolift? Kalms is a anti stress herbal medication with velerian, hopps.?

Kalms + Zoloft (sertraline)?: Your "kalms" product does not even list the ingredients on it own web site. I had to check amazon. Com to find them. Valerian can theoretically inhibit the metabolism of zoloft (sertraline) if you take more than 1000 mg/day of valerian, and each tablet contains 45 mg valerian extract. I have no idea what parts of the plants they're using, etc. Bad label info, so I would stay away even if not on zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more