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2 1 Sat, 5 May 2018
I was about to drink some hot chamomile tea before going to bed - I noticed it has valerian added. I do not know anything about valerian ... is it safe, addictive, does it have side effects, am I better off just not using it? For that matter, is there anything I should be aware of regarding the...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
Hi I have a 97 year father that has severe carpol tunnel in both hands. He has pain and numbness in his thumbs and first two fingers on each hand. I would like to know if trying homeopathic nerve pain away with hypericum perforatum would help the numbness so he could feel things?
2 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Dear all, I was told I have a fistula after a quick check (nor MRI or fistulography) and I should plan a surgery.I am bit worried as the touching check was so quick and I dont understand why the doctor does not first check with and MRI do confirm the fistula? Regarding the Manuka Honey Healing...
2 1 Thu, 4 Jan 2018
I have been told by my orthopedic after looking at my XRAY that I have labral tear or bruise in my right hip. This is due to undercoverage of the femoral head in the right in conjunction with a mobile right hip. My question is what homeathic medicine I can take for fast healing along with regular...
2 1 Fri, 29 Dec 2017
my husband was exposed to burning poison ivy last april and continues to have breakouts for no apparent reason. we ve been to dermatologists, allergists, rheumatologists and he has tried both topical and oral medication including prednisone. nothing works
2 1 Tue, 12 Dec 2017
I am a final year medical student suffering from factitious cheilitis (due to lip sucking behavior) I was prescribed triamcinolone and have been using it for the past seven months ( applying once in the morning and night ) Are there any other measures which helps me get rid off this condition as...
3 2 Thu, 30 Nov 2017
I ve been having discomfort to the back of both knees (in the bend of the knee) for quite a while. My doctor examined me for a Baker s cyst, which was ruled out. It often feels like I need to stretch my knees, especially if I am sitting at my desk working at the computer. Oftentimes, I extend my...
3 2 Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Hello my mother74yrs recently develop enlarged left heart, with pleural effusion she had a medical history of somewhat like silicosis.She is given beta blocker n clovidant tablets.What kind of food she should eat n if I go with traditional herbal medicine with it is it possible to reverse this...
2 1 Mon, 14 Aug 2017
Hi, I am 38 female no pregnancies and have been diagnosed with a small uttering polyp. I have mid-cycle spotting and cramping throughout the month. How can I treat the polyp homeopathically. I don t have any other health issues except for a benign thyroid nodule.
2 1 Wed, 2 Aug 2017
2 1 Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Hi can alpha lipoic acid work on diabetic neuropathy and chronic sciatica? Is there any good natural treatment for severe RLS? I currently am prescribed 8mg of Ropinirole per day and some days it does NOTHING to relieve the symptoms.....please advise.
2 1 Mon, 17 Jul 2017
I took an herbal pain relief substance called Kratom. I took it according to the vendors instructions. I am now having very adverse reactions such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diherra, diziness, shortness of breath, and I lost consciousness
2 1 Mon, 17 Jul 2017
I was diagnosed with Astrocytoma grade 2 in January 2014 via biopsy, then had 98% removed April 2014. Since then I have had two seizures while not on any medication, I am now on Keppra 500 mg twice a day. I have had several doctors (3 here in Tennessee and 2 in Illinois) tell me my life...
21 2 Mon, 22 Feb 2016
I am currently taking carbamezapine two times daily and have been doing so for 23 years and want to discontinue it safely. I have started other natural medication that stops seizures. Every two weeks I have cut back on 50mg on just my evening dose of 400 mg and have 100mg left to go. There is a...
64 2 Mon, 15 Feb 2016
Good morning Dr I am Prakash Rana ,38 years old, from Nepal,now I am suffering from mylofibrosis and taking allopathic drug Hydroxyurea since three months from Medanta Hospital India,Now I want to know curative or better treatment about this Disease.
109 1 Mon, 22 Jun 2015
I recently had an MRI and it showed I have a tumor 1 x .8 x .6 sonometers. My prolaction level is 128 The Encronologist is suggesting I take Cabergoline to reduce the size of the tumor and lower the prolation levels. Are there some herbal ways or alternative ways besides taking cabergoline to...
154 1 Mon, 5 Jan 2015
Hello, My wife has a painful Bakers cyst behind here right knee. she has a history of osteoarthritist in both knees and fingers. She has responded quite well to bee venom therapy for the osteoarthritist when she would target the stings according to accupuncture tables or charts. She insist she...
126 1 Mon, 8 Dec 2014
Will acupuncture help with chronic fluid in the middle ear? It started about 7 months ago following a cold, and i have since had fluid/mucous in the middle ear accompanied with dizziness, headaches...and a general discomfort behind my ears. Decongestants, nasal sprays, nasal rinses, have been...
128 1 Wed, 3 Dec 2014
hello doctor i am 27 year old woman i have hearing problems in both ear i have taken lots of allopathic treatment my left ear operated to replace eardrum & left for middle ear operation i was having infection from childhood now because of hearing loss i am facing lots of problems please suggest...
93 1 Wed, 3 Dec 2014
I have recently acquired a rash on my upper extremities and torso and went to the doctor and was given a week of prednisone. The rash went away but after 3 days off the medication is now coming back. It is very itchy and is spreading. Will acupressure help me?
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