Acne Holistic Treatment
Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis and Synovitis Acne Pustulosis Hyperostosis and Osteitis Syndromes
It occurs mainly in children and adolescents. It is characterized by prolonged, fluctuating and recurrent episodes of pain over several years. Although histopathological and laboratory findings are nonspecific they are essential to exclude an infective or malignant process. Plain radiographs usually reveal changes consistent with a chronic osteomyelitis. Metabolically active lesions may be detected on a radioisotope bone scan and MRI may be extremely helpful (114). NSAIDs form the base of the treatment pyramid with glucocorticoids reserved for non-responders. Nonresponders to steroid therapy or those on unacceptably high doses may be treated with second line agents e.g., sulphasalazine, methotrexate or pamidronate. Pustulosis is more common in multifocal cases (115), reinforcing the concept that synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome may be part of the same disease spectrum as CRMO. Treatment is with a similar hierarchy of drugs (116).
Over the past 2-3 decades, tetracyclines and macrolide antibiotics have been widely prescribed for the treatment of acne however, resistance has been reported, especially to erythromycin and clindamycin with cross-resistance being widespread among strains of Propionibacterium acnes. As a result, non-antibiotic treatments such as topical and oral zinc preparations have been investigated as both alternatives and adjuncts to these treatments. Oral supplementation Numerous studies have been conducted investigating the effects of zinc supplementation in acne vulgaris (Dreno et al 1989, 1992, 2001, Goransson etal 1978, Hillstrom etal 1977, Orris et al 1978, Weimar et al 1978, Weismann et al 1977, Verma et al 1980). Doses between 90 mg and 200 mg (30 mg elemental zinc) daily taken over 6-12 weeks have been associated with generally positive results, whereas larger doses tend to be poorly tolerated. More recently, an open study involving 30 subjects with inflammatory acne found that a lower...
The term acne includes common blemishes such as blackheads (comedones), whiteheads (milia), and yellowheads (pustules). Acne is associated with high hormone levels for example, at puberty that increase production of sebum, the skin's oily secretion, leading to clogged pores. If pores become infected, pimples form. Acne may be exacerbated by taking certain drugs or by stress. If there is a firm swelling beneath the skin, treat as for boils (see below). SELF-HELP Sunlight in moderation and fresh air are beneficial. Avoid refined carbohydrates, chocolate, cheese, nuts, carbonated citrus drinks, and processed foods. Wash affected areas thoroughly twice a day. Do not scrub the skin, since this spreads infection, or pick pimples and risk scarring. Use commercial preparations sparingly. CAUTION If there is scarring or large, fluid-filled pimples (cysts), treat as for rosacea (see page 193). If pimples persist for 14 days, or are causing distress, see a doctor. Acne associated with Pimples...
An open study of 117 subjects with different forms of acne found that after 6 weeks' treatment with a 0.2 dried extract of Vitex agnus-castus and a topical disinfectant, 70 of cases experienced total resolution with the highest success rates reported for acne vulgaris, foilicularis and excoriated acne (Amann 1975). A group that was not treated with the herb took 30-50 longer to achieve similar results. Although encouraging, it is difficult to determine the contribution of vitex treatment to these results. Until controlled studies using vitex as a stand-alone treatment are conducted, the herb's role in this condition is still uncertain.
Benzoyl peroxide An antibacterial agent that is considered to be the most effective nonprescription acne treatment, suppressing the bacterium Propi-onibacterium acnes associated with acne. This extremely effective topical antibacterial agent draws peroxide into the pore where it releases oxygen, killing the bacteria that can aggravate acne. Benzoyl also suppresses fatty acid cells that irritate pores and helps to unplug blocked pores. It is most effective for teenagers with inflammatory acne by inhibiting bacteria, it decreases the inflammation in the skin.
Vitamin B6 supplementation is used in doses beyond RDI levels for the treatment of PMS. A 1999 systematic review of nine clinical trials involving 940 patients with PMS support this use, finding that doses up to 100 mg day are likely to be of benefit in treating symptoms and PMS-related depression (Wyatt etal 1999). Comparative study One randomised double-blind study compared the effects of pyridoxine (300 mg day), alprazolam (0.75 mg day), fluoxetine (10 mg day) or propranolol (20 mg day) in four groups of 30 women with severe PMS (Diegoli et al 1998). In this study, fluoxetine produced the best results (a mean reduction of 65.4 in symptoms) followed by propanolol (58.7 ), alprazolam (55.6 ), pyridoxine (45.3 ) and placebo (39.4-46.1 ). Symptoms responding well to pyridoxine were tachycardia, insomnia, acne and nausea (Diegoli et al 1998).
The essential oil of lavender is the main product of the plant that is used in herbal medicine. In traditional herbal medicine, the lavender oil is used as an antispasmodic, a carminative, a diuretic, a sedative, a stimulant, a stomachic, and a tonic to treat such ailments as acne, colic, flatulence, giddiness, migraines, nausea, rheumatism, spasms, sprains, toothache, and vomiting.25 Preparations of
Benzoyl peroxide An antibacterial agent that is extremely effective in suppressing the bacterium Propionibacterium acnes, associated with acne. Probably the most popular of the over-the-counter products, it draws the peroxide into the pore where it releases oxygen, killing the bacteria that can aggravate acne. Benzoyl also suppresses fatty acid cells that irritate pores. It is most effective for patients with inflammatory acne by inhibiting bacteria, it decreases the inflammatory components in the skin. Benzoyl peroxide is sold in strengths ranging between 5 to 10 percent, but the lower concentration is just as effective and less likely to cause irritation. Most over-the-counter products contain benzoyl peroxide in a lotion base prescription products contain the chemical in a gel base. A fairly new preparation combining 3 percent erythromycin with 5 percent benzoyl peroxide in a gel base may be more effective than either component by itself. clindamycin (Trade name Cleocin) An...
Minipills have not been found to increase the risk of cancers, and they are less likely to cause some of the side effects seen with combined pills, such as depression, nausea, breast tenderness, acne, and unwanted hair growth. They may be a good choice if you are diabetic. The minipill is also useful if you want to breastfeed and to use an oral contraceptive. It is best, however, to start using POPs after breastfeeding is well established. (See Chapter 17 for information on breastfeeding and contraceptive use.)
Persistent acne, and copious, smelly sweating. Backaches are common brittle, poor-quality bones are slow to mend if broken and there may be curvature of the spine. Symptoms better In summer for lying down for being well wrapped up. Symptoms worse For cold and damp when menstruating for pressure on the painful area.
When some women use the Pill, they have mild side effects such as gaining a few pounds, nausea, headaches, bleeding a little between periods, breast tenderness, and acne. If these bother you, tell the nurse or doctor who prescribed the Pill. Other benefits. In addition to the health benefits that the Pill may provide in its role as a contraceptive, it can also be used solely as therapy for several disorders, including dysfunctional uterine bleeding (bleeding that is not normal or cyclical), painful periods, acne, excessive body hair, and endometriosis.
Traditional Medicinal Uses In Malaysia, it is used for the treatment of colic and cholera. It is also used externally for thrush, vaginal infection, acne, athlete's foot, verruca, warts, insect bites, cold sore and nits. 5 Cajuput oil is distilled from the leaves and used by the Burmese to treat gout. The Indochinese uses cajeput oil for rheumatism and pain in the joints and as an analgesic. 2 The oil is used externally in Indonesia for burns, colic, cramps, earache, headache, skin diseases, toothache and wounds. When administered internally, it can induce sweating and act as a stimulant and antispasmodic. In the Philippines, the leaves are used to treat asthma. 26
Abscess (f CRC MAD) Acne (f VAD) Adenopathy (f JLH) Ague (f BIB) Alactea (f LMP PH2) Alcoholism (f SKY) Alzheimer's (1 FNF) Anemia (f1 AAH DEM JFM WAM) Anorexia (12 APA KOM PH2 PIP VAD) Arthrosis (f BIB) Backache (f DEM) Bacteria (1 WOI) Biliary Dyskinesia (2 PIP) Biliousness (f BIB) Bladderstones (2 KOM) Boil (f CRC LMP) Bronchosis (f12 APA BIB LAF) Bruise (f BIB CRC) Cachexia (f NAD) Cancer (f CRC) Cancer, bladder (f JLH) Cancer, bowel (f JLH) Cancer, breast (f CRC JLH) Cancer, liver (f JLH) Cancer, spleen (f JLH) Caries (f CRC LMP) Cardiopathy (f APA BIB) Catarrh (f BIB CRC) Cellulite (1 FT71 S73) Chill (f HJP) Cholecystosis (2 BGB CRC HH3 KOM PH2) Cirrhosis (SKYf ) Cold (1 APA) Colic (1 PH2) Congestion (1 PH2) Conjunctivosis (f AAH AKT) Constipation (f1 FAD SKY FT71 S73) Consumption (f BIB) Cough (f MAD) Cramp (f DEM) Cystosis (1 WAM) Dermatosis (f APA BGB KAP KOM PH2) Diabetes (f1 BIB CRC JFM KOM MAD PH2 X15704495 X14750205) Dropsy (f1 BGB BIB DEM KAP MAD) Dysentery (f AKT)...
We used anti-IFN-y in patients with psoriasis vulgaris, alopecia areata, vitiligo, acne vulgaris, and herpes simplex type 1, and plan to expand the trials using a humanized monoclonal antibody. Trials are also planned for testing the treatment in other Th-1-mediated skin diseases, including seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, oral lichen planus, and dermatophyto-sis, which are discussed in the following sections. In most cases, we used two methods of delivery of the antibody intradermal injection around the lesion and intramuscular administration. Thus, anti-IFN-y delivered to the lesion either IM or locally brought the same effect. We believe anticytokine therapy, particularly the removal or inhibition of IFN-y and or TNF-a and IL-1, may be a rational treatment for many severe autoimmune skin diseases that do not respond to standard therapies. 1.3.4 Acne Vulgaris IFN-y may play a central role in the immunopathogenesis of acne (Mouser et al. 2003). The normal skin commensal bacterium...
Abscess (f VAD WOI) Acne (f VAD) Adenopathy (f CRC HHB) Aging (f BOW) Alactea (f1 PH2 WOI) Allergy (f PED) Alopecia (1 APA KAP MAD) Anemia (f1 BOU GMH SPI VAD) Anorexia (f12 APA CAN KOM PH2 JAC7 405) Aposteme (f JLH) Arthrosis (1 KOM) Atherosclerosis (1 BGB SKY) Backache (f BOW) Bacteria (1 WOI X15331344) Blepharosis (f VAD) Boil (f BGB GMH KAP) Bronchosis (f APA BOU GHA PH2) Burn (f CRC IHB) Calculus (1 APA) Cancer (f1 APA) Cancer, abdomen (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, bladder (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, breast (f1 FNF JLH X15936223) Cancer, cervix (f1 BOW) Cancer, colon (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, eye (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, gland (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, groin (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, intestine (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, kidney (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, parotid (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, rectum (f1 FNF JLH MAD) Cancer, spleen (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, testes (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, throat (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, uterus (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, uvula (f1 FNF JLH) Carbuncle (f GMH KAP)...
Acne vulgaris Acne vulgaris is primarily androgen induced and appears most frequently at puberty and usually persists for a considerable period of time. Although it is commonly associated with teenage and adolescent skin, it can actually affect many age groups at different stages of life. The scientific name of the bacteria that cause acne vulgaris is Proprionbacterium acnes.These bacteria are anaerobic, which means that they do not need oxygen to survive and grow. Although these bacteria are constantly present in all follicles in small numbers, they are prevented from reproducing to large numbers by the oxygen that is provided by an open follicle. However, once the follicle becomes blocked from the circulation of oxygen, these bacteria multiply and feed off of the sebum produced by the over-active sebaceous glands. The typical stages of acne development are as follows Acne starts to develop when an increase in hormone production (commonly puberty) stimulates the sebaceous glands
Acne vulgaris this is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin generally appearing at puberty, but it may also be seen in adults. It is thought to be due to hormonal changes and over-activity of sebaceous glands. It may be found on the face, chest, back and across the shoulders. In severe cases the skin will be red and inflamed and covered with pimples, pustules and blackheads. As the problem progresses, cysts appear, which are red swollen lumps beneath the skin. Advise good personal hygiene, a healthy diet, exercise and drinking plenty of water. If the condition is excessive or troubling the client, seek medical advice. Avoid massaging over the affected area.
Sex cord-stromal tumors may also secrete a combination of hormones. In estrogen-secreting tumors, breast enlargement and vaginal bleeding are the most common symptoms. Women of reproductive age may present with menstrual irregularities. The postmenopausal female typically presents with postmenopausal bleeding and breast tenderness. In androgen-secreting tumors, hirsutism, deepening of the voice, male-pattern baldness, breast shrinkage, clitoromegaly, and acne may occur.
See also Chamaelirium luteum hemlock see Conium maculatum hemlock spruce see Abies canadensis hemorrhoids 35, 70, 238-39 hemp dogbane see Apocynum cannabinum henbane see Hyoscyamus niger Hepar sulphuris calcareum (Hepar sulph.) 84, 294 boils 240-41 croup 84, 250-51 earaches 222-23 mild acne 240-41 sinusitis 226-27 tonsillitis 250-51 hepatitis 35, 47
Weight gain and altered body habitus Steroids and ACTH result in an increased appetite. Their use can result in tremendous weight gain, even as high as 70 pounds in a few days. There is also a redistribution of body fat that women in particular do not like. Fat is deposited over the face and upper part of the chest and neck, abdomen, and buttocks. As easy as it is to gain the weight, it is difficult to take it off. When caloric intake is managed (restricted), the deposition of fat over the upper back, abdomen, and buttocks is minimized, but not eliminated. The alteration of body image may be traumatic, particularly to women. Acne often accompanies the use of steroids and ACTH. It can be easily managed with use of low doses of tetracy-cline antibiotics.
Acne (f MCK) Ague (f GMH) Allergy (f1 MCK ACT9 251) Amenorrhea (f MCK NP9(2) 6) Anorexia (2 FAD PHR) Anthrax (f BIB) Arthrosis (f ACT9 251) Asthma (f1 BIB ACT9 251) Atherosis (1 X15617879) Biliousness (f GMH WOI) Bleeding (f BIB HHB NP9(2) 6) Bron-chosis (f BIB BOU EB49 406) Calculus (f BIB WOI) Cancer (f JLH WOI NP9(2) 6) Cancer, bladder (f1 NP9(2) 6) Cancer, breast (f1 HHB JLH MAB) Cancer, cervix (f1 HC020444-262) Cancer, colon (f1 FNF JN133 3861S) Cancer, lung (f1 X15224346) Cancer, nose (f HHB JLH) Cancer, ovary (f1 HC020444-262) Cancer, prostate (f1 X15899838) Cancer, skin (f1 HC020444-262 NP9(2) 6 X15586237) Cancer, tongue (f1 HC020444-262) Cardiopathy (1 X15617879) Catarrh (f BIB GMH) Cerebrosis (f ACT9 251) Childbirth (f HHB) Cholecocystosis (2 APA BIB PHR PH2) Cholelithiasis (f MCK) Cirrhosis (2 BGB KOM PH2 SHT) Colic (f HH3 PH2) Colitis (f ACT9 251) Congestion (f MCK) Constipation (f MCK) Cough (f BIB) Cramp (f BIB) CTS (f1 ACT9 251 HC020444-262) Cystosis (f HH3) Depression...
U Ay son, eat honey because it is good and the honeycomb which is -LV-Lsweet to your taste, Proverbs 24 13. Let's be real. We all like sweet foods. The challenge is to not let the sweets have you. Sugar-loaded alcohol enslaves people in a devastating yoke. Ice cream can create an addiction resulting in unsuspecting symptoms including sinusitis, headaches, pancreas stress, acne, and colon issues.
Acne (f WO2) Ameba (f WO2) Anemia (f PH2) Anorexia (f KAB) Biliousness (f WO2) Bronchosis (f WO2) Burn (f WO2) Cancer (f JLH) Cholera (f WO2) Constipation (f12 KOM PH2 PIP WHO) Cramp (F PED) Dermatosis (f WHO) Dysentery (f1 WHO) Dyspepsia (f WHO) Enterosis (f KAB PH2) Fever (f PH2 WHO) Fungus (1 FNF) Gas (f CR2 WHO) Gastrosis (f WO2) Gonorrhea (f WHO) Gout (f WO2) Halitosis (f WO2) Hemorrhoid (f BGB HJP PIP WHO) Hepatosis (f PH2) Herpes (1 WO3) Hiccup (f WO2) Infection (f1 FNF WO2) Jaundice (f PH2) Leprosy (f WO2) Leukemia (1 CAN) Mycosis (1 JAD) Nausea (f WO2) Nerves (f HJP) Pimple (f WO2) Ringworm (f1 JAD) Splenosis (f PH2) Syphilis (f DEP) Typhoid (f PH2 WO2) Venereal Disease (f DEP WHO) Virus (1 WO3) Worm (f WO2) Wound (f WHO).
Without treatment by the age of 8 to 12 months. This may be related to the gradual disappearance of certain hormones that are passed from the mother to the child. Seborrheic dermatitis occurs in teen-agers where it is associated with acne or psoriasis. Seborrheic dermatitis occurs in older people and in people with PD. People recovering from stressful conditions, such as a heart attack, may also develop seborrheic dermatitis. In all of these conditions a combination of hormonal changes and a faulty ANS may be responsible for the excess sebum production. The condition is best treated by a dermatologist.
All parts of neem have been in use since ancient times, to treat several human ailments, and also as a household pesticide. The commercial use of neem was known to exist in the Vedic period in India (over 4000 years BC), and domestic uses were mentioned by Kautilya in his Arthasastra (4 BC). Under natural conditions, neem seeds ordinarily fall onto the ground and the viable seeds germinate within a week or two, in the presence of rain water. The seedlings that grow in the shade of the tree are transplanted and propagated in empty fields, since neem is renowned for good growth on dry, infertile sites. Neem seed oil, bark, and leaf extracts have been therapeutically used as folk medicine to control diseases such as leprosy, intestinal helminthiasis, respiratory disorders, constipation, and skin infections (Biswas et al., 2002). Neem's excellent antibacterial and anti-allergic properties make it effective in fighting most epidermal dysfunctions, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema....
Incidence of spontaneous and carcinogen-induced cancer. Chemopreventive trials in humans show some promise for retinoids in actinic keratoses, oral premalignant lesions, laryngeal leukoplakia, and cervical dysplasia. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved retinoids for acute promyelocytic leukemia and for non-life-threatening diseases, such as cystic acne and psoriasis. Retinoids also provide the active ingredients in agents to treat sun age-damaged skin.
The side effects of corticosteroids are numerous and very common. They include Cushing's syndrome, fluid retention, increased appetite and weight gain, truncal obesity (skinny arms and legs but increased fat on back and stomach), moon face (fat cheeks), stretch marks, acne, growth retardation, bone-weakening calcium loss, avascular necrosis, muscle weakness, poor blood sugar control (diabetes), cataracts, increased intraocular pressure, increased infections, oral and vaginal thrush, atherosclerosis, extra hair growth, and mood changes. In addition to these common side effects, corticosteroids also may cause high blood pressure, inflammation of the pancreas, and pseudotumor cerebrae (increased pressure in the brain, associated with severe headaches and visual problems).
Monkeypox in humans produces a vesicular and pustular rash similar to that of smallpox. The incubation period from exposure to fever onset is about 12 days, and the typical illness with fever, headache, muscle ache, and rash lasts from two to four weeks. The rash, which appears as raised, acne-like bumps, appears within a few days and goes through several stages before crusting and falling off.
Steroids have a wide range of actions in the human body, one of which is a general ability to reduce inflammation. Two steroids in particular, hydrocortisone and prednisolone, have been used with good effect in the management of IBD for many years. Systemic, intravenous steroids are given for very severe or fulminant relapses of ulcerative colitis. Oral steroids are used for slightly less severe exacerbations. Active rectal and sigmoid colitis is treated using cortico-steroids in liquid or foam enema preparations. These are relatively convenient to use and have few side-effects. Corticosteroid use is associated with unpleasant side-effects including weight gain, acne, fluid retention and psychiatric symptoms such as mood swings. In the long term they also cause metabolic bone disease and hypertension. It is for these reasons that their use must be closely monitored and limited to acute exacerbations. There is no evidence that they maintain remission, and long-term use of...
DeMaria because I had bad acne, sinus infections, stiff neck and headaches, fluid in my ears and allergy attacks. I was taking medication for my sinuses, which I don't need much any more. Following Dr.'s recommendations, I have eliminated sugar and dairy and I now eat more green veggies and drink more water. I feel much better every day. I know that my healing process is well on its way. God made us, He knows how to fix us. But it is a process and requires discipline. Thank God for the knowledge that He has given to Dr. Bob. Nia Greenhill
Read the label on the yogurt container. Sugar and high fructose corn syrup are added to satisfy people's sweet addiction. Pasteurization destroys the bacteria that people assume is benefiting their own natural intestinal flora. The casein, which is a protein in dairy products, is very difficult to digest and the arachidonic fat creates pain. This tip is especially for individuals with chronic sinus congestion. Your body uses your sinus cavities as a toxic release valve. Yogurt can also be the main cause of teenage acne.
A systematic review of the herb's safety, published in 2005, analysed data from six electronic databases, postmarketing surveillance studies, spontaneous reporting schemes (including WHO), herbalist organisations and manufacturers (Daniele et al 2005). The review concluded that vitex is a safe herbal medicine and any adverse effects associated with its use tend to be mild and reversible. The most common adverse effects are nausea, headache, gastrointestinal disturbances, menstrual disorders, acne, pruritis and erythematous rash. Additionally, no drug interactions have been reported.
But testosterone measurements are not important only for urologists, who, apart from main reason - decisions related to prostate cancer management, use it for example also for aging male symptomatology and evaluation of patients with erectile dysfunction. Also other medical specialties, like endocrinology, pediatrics, gynecology or oncology use testosterone measurements for their conditions, like diagnosing and monitoring hyper- or hypo- andro-genic disorders in women, like polycystic ovary syndrome, alopecia, acne, hirsutism or hy-poactive sexual desire disorder androgen secreting neoplasms congenital syndromes with ambiguous genitalia Pediatrics and endocrinology were in the past probably most frequent users of testosterone assays, but nowadays most laboratories receive most testosterone requests from urologists.
Chlorogenic acid, which is a common phenolic compound contained in foods and beverages, is also oxidized to its quinone form by nitrite under the acidic conditions. This quinone can be transformed to its oxathiolone derivative in the presence of thiocyanic acid as shown in Figure 13.6 (Takahama et al., 2007). A component with an oxathiolone moiety (6-hydroxy-1,3-benzoxathiol-2-one) is used for the treatment of acne, and its derivatives can inhibit the activity of carbonic anhydrase and inhibitory kB kinase-b. Oxathiolone derivatives of chal-cones can inhibit the growth of Micrococcus luteus and Staphylococcus aureus. Our results showed that the oxathiolone derivative of rutin inhibited the growth of M. luteus, but not that of E. coli, under aerobic conditions. Further studies are required to elucidate the function of oxathiolone derivatives of phenolic compounds, which may be produced in the stomach.
Compliance with a long-term and complicated medical program is a frequent difficulty in adolescents with SLE. Some adolescents with renal disease may not feel particularly ill. They may therefore have difficulty understanding the reason for taking medications or following an intensive treatment program. The medications that are the mainstay of treatment for SLE have side effects that adolescents find objectionable. For example, high-dose prednisone will result in weight gain, skin striae, and acne. Many adolescents will either refuse to take the medication once they have experienced these side effects, or not take the medication as prescribed to try to avoid the side effects. Finally, adolescents who have had SLE for many years may develop treatment fatigue. They become tired of being ill, attending doctor appointments, and taking medications and simply decide to stop. Their adolescent developmental stage leads them to believe that nothing bad will happen to them. It is critical for...
Citrus aurantium var. dulcis The essential oil is used to convey warmth and happiness and improve mood (Battaglia 2003), reduce stress, and promote sleep (Miakeet al 1991), and aid concentration (Baron & Thomley 1994). It is traditionally known as 'the oil of communication and happiness'. It is also used to improve digestion and as a carminative to relieve gastric cramping and discomfort. Citrus aurantium var. amara The essential oil is used to reduce anxiety, muscle tension and promote relaxation. It is used in cosmetics to repair broken capillaries, stimulate cell regeneration and to manage acne-prone skin.
Adolescents with manic symptoms who also had substance abuse reported lithium superior to placebo 140 . Other studies of lithium have yielded mixed results, with tolerability generally problematic. Divalproex has been reported effective in manic children and adolescents in two open studies, with most patients receiving either concomitant antipsychotics or stimulants for psychotic or attention deficit symptoms concurrent with manic symptoms 141, 142 . Although side effects of bipolar drugs are generally similar in children, the consequences may be different as a function of age-specific tasks. Tremor may be particularly interfering with sports and musical instruments. Obesity or acne may be acutely discomfiting in relationship to peers. Effective use of medications generally requires active cooperation from parents. However, parents often have elements of bipolar disorder, which may in turn impede their effective collaboration in the treatment process. Depressive episodes are much more...
Lithium has several minor but troublesome side effects, including tremor, polyuria, gastrointestinal distress, minor memory problems, acne exacerbation, and weight gain. Approximately 5 of patients on long-term lithium therapy develop hypothyroidism because the lithium interferes with thyroid hormone production. At toxic levels, ataxia, coarse tremor, confusion, coma, sinus arrest, and death can occur. Lithium has a narrow therapeutic window, and patients can become toxic at prescribed doses, especially if they undergo an abrupt change in renal function.
In addition to staining teeth in young children, doxycycline causes a number of children to complain of stomach upset and photosensitivity (they burn easily in the sun). These complaints limit its use as well. It is also used in the treatment of acne in teenagers and in the treatment of Lyme disease. Some caution using doxycycline for acne is necessary, because it has been associated with rare cases of drug-induced SLE.
Be aware of what you feed your child's inside and apply to your child's outside. Baby oil is l00 percent mineral oil. This substance is a commonly used petroleum ingredient that coats the skin just like what is used in plastic wrap. The skin's natural immune barrier is disrupted as this plastic coating inhibits its ability to breathe and absorb moisture and nutrition. The solvent prevents the skin's ability to release toxins because of the plastic wrap, which can promote acne and other disorders. This process slows down skin function and normal cell development causing the skin to prematurely age. I personally have assessed teenaged female patients with breast cysts that were associated with baby oil and observed oil droplets in the blood on phase contrast microscopy.
Ancient ayurevedic literature contains several references on the medicinal uses of Cichorium intibus Linn (Chicory). Its usage has been for topical application in the treatment of acne, ophthalmia and inflammation of throat. The root is supposed to have aromatic cooling and healing properties. It is believed to purify and enrich blood, reduce inflammation of soft tissues and prevents pain in the joints. Some pharmacological actions of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of roots of chicory were reported. It was found that the extracts of chicory possess therapeutic properties in animal experimental models. In an in vitro study per formed by Patel on the anti-plaque effects of chicory extract, after adding herbal extract to the combination of four different commercial toothpastes, the anti-plaque effects of the mentioned toothpastes in comparison with the same toothpastes without herbal extract were evaluated using bacterial sensitivity tests and discs. Results of this study demonstrated a...
Use horse chestnut for Horse chestnut is a leading herbal treatment for weakened veins, including varicose veins, hemorrhoids, acne rosacea, and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). It has an unusual capacity to strengthen small blood vessel walls by reducing the size and number of the pores it also works well on wrinkles by tightening the skin (an alternative to Botox, perhaps ), and for fluid retention or edema.
Acne (f BGB FEL) Adenoma (1 BGB SHT) Adenopathy (f BIB JLH) Ague (f DEM MAB) Alactia (f CRC MAD) Allergy (f1 BGB HH3 MAB WAM) Alopecia (f APA WOI) Amenorrhea (f KAB) Anemia (f1 CRC FAD WAM) Arthrosis (f12 DEM FAD MAB PH2 NP9(2) 10 X10911825 X11962753 X11950004) Asthma (f1 CRC DAW MAB NPM) Ataxia (f DEM) Biliousness (f NPM) Bladder stones (f12 PHR PH2 NP9(2) 10) Bleeding (f1 CRC DEM FEL)
Acinetobacter A bacterium that infects the upper respiratory tract and that has been hypothesized to be a causative factor in MS by some researchers in England. Acne A skin condition common in young people with increased secretion from oil glands in the skin, accompanied by formation of comedos (blackheads). These glands tend to become infected with organisms living in or on the skin making the skin raised and red.
Seborrhea A condition in which excess sebum is secreted, causing increased facial oiliness and a greasy scalp. While the exact cause of this excess production is not understood, male sex hormones (androgens) do play a role in the problem. Not surprisingly, therefore, the problem is most common in adolescent boys. Seborrhea usually disappears by adulthood without treatment, but people with seborrhea are also more likely to have other skin problems such as acne vulgaris and sebor-rheic dermatitis.
Abscess (fl DAA PNC) Acne (f FAD) Adenopathy (f JLH) Aegilops (f JLH) Aging (fl PH2) Allergy (fl AKT EGG) Alopecia (fl WHO WO2) Alzheimers (1 JN131 1010s) Amebiasis (f12 FAY PNC) Amenorrhea (fl BGB JFM LIB) Anemia (f DAD) Angina (fl FNF) Anorexia (f FAY) Anthrax (l Xl4598920) Appendicitis (l FAY PNC) Aphthae (l KAL) Arrhythmia (f EGG) Arteriosclerosis (l2 BGB BIS FAD KAL PH2) Arthrosis (fl FAD KAL PHR PH2 EB49 406) Asthma (fl PNC WHO) Atherosclerosis (fl23 AKT APA PHR SHT WHO) Athlete's Foot (fl2
Changes in a user's appearance may include weight loss, hair loss, acne, tooth rot, skin infections and rashes, bad breath and dry mouth, dilated (enlarged) pupils, bloodshot eyes, and heavy sweating. Depending on the way a person is using a drug, he or she may develop a bleeding nose, track marks, or a cough that does not go away. Some users experience tremors (shakes) and seizures.
Additionally, the petals, whether in the form of a water infusion, a distilled rose water or, as in our recipe, a glycerite, make a fragrant skin toner and cleanser, which will take the heat out of boils, acne, spots, and rashes. Rose water is also a soft, safe eyewash, mouthwash, and gargle, and a douche.
Deficiency symptoms mouth ulcers, poor night vision, acne, frequent colds or infections, dry flaky skin, dandruff, thrush or cystitis, diarrhea. Deficiency symptoms lack of energy, diarrhea, insomnia, headaches or migraines, poor memory, anxiety or tension, depression and other psychological disorders, irritability, bleeding or tender gums, acne, eczema dermatitis. Deficiency symptoms poor sense of taste or smell, white spots on the fingernails, frequent infections, slow wound healing, stretch marks, acne, poor skin condition, low fertility, pale skin, irritability, tendency to depression and anxiety, ADD, poor digestion, loss of appetite, impotence, prostate enlargement, growth problems.
Acne (1 FNF MAR) Anasarca (f BIB) Anuria (f DEP) Apoplexy (f BIB) Ascites (f BIB KAB) Biliousness (f BIB) Bronchosis (f BIB) Bruise (f BIB) Burn (f BIB) Cancer (f BIB) Cancer, bladder (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 BIB JLH JNU) Cancer, uterus (f1 BIB JNU) Cardiopathy (1 FNF JNU) Childbirth (f HJP) Cold (f BIB) Coryza (f BIB) Cough (f BIB BOU) Cystosis (f FNF JLH) Dermatosis (f BIB) Diabetes (f BIB) Dyspepsia (f BIB) Dysuria (f BIB DEP NPM) Eczema (f BIB UPW WOI) Extravasation (f BIB) Fatigue (f BIB) Fever (f BOU) Freckle (f BIB) Fungus (1 UPW) Gastrosis (f JLH) Gonorrhea (f BIB) Hepatosis (f BIB JLH) Hyperkeratosis (1 FNF PAM DAS) Ichthyosis (1 FNF) Infection (1 UPW) Inflammation (f1 JLH X15261965) Insanity (f KAB) Jaundice (f BIB LMP) Leukoplakia (1 FNF PAM) Lupus (1 FNF MAR) Mastosis (1 FNF) Menorrhagia (f BIB) Mycosis (1 UPW) Nephrosis (f BIB) Oliguria (f BIB) Ophthalmia (f BIB) Pityriasis (1 FNF)
A fomentation or compress is an infusion or a decoction applied externally. Simply soak a flannel or bandage in the warm or cold liquid, and apply. Hot fomentations are used to disperse and clear, and are good for conditions as varied as backache, joint pain, boils, and acne. Hot fomentations need to be refreshed frequently once they cool down.
Steroids are not without side effects. Acne, weight gain, seizures, psychosis, depression, headaches, fatigue, facial hair, nausea, vomiting, and adrenal insufficiency can be very serious adverse events. Thus, the long-term use of steroids is not advised, nor is it effective in MS.
Puberty, precocious The onset of puberty before age seven in girls and age nine in boys. The signs of the condition include the development of breasts and pubic hair or the beginning of menstruation in girls, and pubic or facial hair, a deepening voice, or enlarged penis or testicles in boys. Acne also can occur with these other changes. Although sexual maturity does not occur at the exact same age for every person, there is a limit to how soon the signs should begin to appear. Girls are five to seven times more likely than boys to develop the condition.
Abrasions (f1 WHO) Abscess (f CAN DLZ) Acne (f CRC WHO) Acrochordons (f CRC) Adenopathy (f DEP) Alopecia (f CRC DAV KAP) Amenorrhea (f CRC PH2) Anemia (f WHO) Apoplexy (f DEP) Arthrosis (f1 CAN EGG WO3) Asthma (f12 CAN DLZ EGG KAP PNC RCP9(1) NP9(2) 8) Bacteria (1 APA PH2 NP9(2) 8) Baldness (f CRC) Bite (f ULW) Bleeding (f CRC) Blindness (f WHO) Boil (f AAB) Bronchosis (1 CAN WO3) Bruise (f1 JFM WHO) Bugbite (f1 APA ULW) Burn (f1 AAB CAN ULW VOD WAM WHO X15751795) Cancer (f1 FNF, JAD JLH PH2) Cancer, anus (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, breast (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, larynx (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, lip (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 l CRC JLH) Cancer, lymph (f DEP) Cancer, nose (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, skin (f1 CRC JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 CRC JLH PH2) Cancer, tongue (f EGG JLH) Cancer, uterus (f CRC JLH) Cerebrosis (f DLZ) Childbirth (f CRC DAA) Cholecystosis (f JFM) Cold (f CRC JFM) Colic (f DEP KAP PH2) Colitis (f12 JFM X15199891 X15043514) Condyloma (f CRC JLH) Congestion (f DLZ) Conjunctivosis (f EGG...
The mainstay of treatment for active juvenile SLE is corticosteroids, given orally or intravenously when disease is quite active. High-dose ( 1 mg kg day) prednisone is generally effective in getting rapid disease control a gradual tapering of the dose is required to prevent flaring. Nearly all adolescents who take corticosteroids will experience some side effects and toxicity, and these side effects are frequently very disturbing to the patients. The corticosteroid side effects which are most concerning to adolescents include increased acne, facial hair growth, and striae. Attention should be directed to providing adequate treatment for the acne, with the involvement of a dermatologist if necessary. Facial hair growth should resolve as doses of steroid are tapered. Some patients develop severe widespread striae this is not preventable, and there is no effective treatment for them once present. Infectious complications relating to steroids in combination with other immunosuppressants...
Isotretinoin is an extremely effective anti-acne preparation, but in a small number of patients (less than 1 percent) it may be associated with symptoms of a major depressive episode. In these cases, symptoms resolve rapidly (within two to seven days) after stopping the medicine. After a period off medication, treatment can begin again at a lower dose.
God designed our bodies to eat and eliminate. When you make a decision to eat a food item that does not promote optimal health, do not fret too much. It will be eliminated. Matthew 15 17 says, Do you not yet understand that whatever enters your mouth goes into the stomach and it's eliminated However, continued consumption of toxic food substances eventually will lead to a state of poor health. The body will absorb nutrients from whatever you consume. Do not be fooled. Continued inappropriate choices will result in auto-intoxification which actually means you've put yourself in a state of toxicity. Some common body signals include sinusitis, ear wax, diarrhea, colitis, skin rashes, acne, arthritis, asthma, psoriasis, pain, kidney failure, liver disease, eye disease, etc.
It is located in the right lower rib cage. A damaged liver can be restored by making appropriate lifestyle changes including limiting alcohol, sugar, and man-made chemicals. Diet soda is a leading cause of poor liver function. Toxic chemicals need to be processed by the liver. Skin lesions including acne and psoriasis will clear up. Female hormone issues, even tender breasts, heavy menstrual flow, and spider veins will respond to liver cleansing. Eat organic beets regularly. Avoid lymph congesting,
Acne (f WO2) Adenopathy (f JLH) Ague (f GMH) Alzheimer's (1 COX X15649409) Amenorrhea (f DEP KAB) Anorexia (f12 APA BOU FAD FAH KOM PH2 VVG) Arrhythmia (1 APA) Arthrosis (f1 COX KAB X15649409) Asthma (f WO2) Atony (f BOU) Bacteria (1 FAD X15567253 X15567253) Biliousness (f HJP KAB WBB) Cancer (f1 APA JLH) Cancer, breast (f1 JLH) Cancer, colon (f1 COX X15649409 X15877900) Cancer, face (f1 JLH) Cancer, gum (f1 JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 JLH) Cancer, lung (f1 X7569446) Cancer, mouth (f1 JLH) Cancer, spleen (f1 JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 JLH) Cancer, tongue (f1 JLH) Cancer, uterus (f1 JLH) Cardiopathy (1 APA FAD) Catarrh (f HHB HJP WBB) Chancre (f1 DEM) Cholecystosis (2 HHB PHR) Conjunctivosis (f GMH) Constipation (f1 FNF) Cramp (f JHP PH2) Cystosis (f VAD) Deafness (f PH2) Dermatosis (f APA FAD PH2) Diabetes (1 FAD) Diarrhea (f PH2 WO2) Dropsy (f NAD) Dysmenorrhea (f WBB WO2) Dyspepsia (f12 APA BOU FAD GHA Asian Indians use for acne, diarrhea, fever, ophthalmia, pharyngitis, splenomegaly, and...
One monograph on dandelion lists two pages of remedies, from abscess and acne to varicose veins and venereal warts to the author it is a self-contained pharmacy. As a medicine the whole plant is invaluable for liver and gallbladder problems, and for skin complaints including eczema and acne. Its action helps reduce high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and the pain of arteriosclerosis and joints, digestive problems, chronic illness, viral infections, and heart and lung irregularities.
During puberty (age 13 to 19 years) the oil glands function at peak capacity, especially on the scalp, forehead, face, and upper chest. Some degree of acne and an oily complexion are quite common, and routine showering or bathing should become a habit. While frequent washing may appear to decrease oiliness, it will not alleviate acne by itself.
Adolescence is also a time of social change when a young person has to establish self-identity and relationships outside the family (see Chapters 2 and 5) . Body image is important to all adolescents (36,37) and may be detrimentally affected in JIA. Generalized growth failure and pubertal retardation (38) are seen in severe JIA. Some local growth anomalies (e.g., a short digit) are often mild but may cause concern to the patient, while other anomalies, such as micrognathia, can profoundly change facial appearance. Drug therapy in JIA may also have detrimental effects. Oral corticosteroids alter the distribution of fat stores and can change skin appearance with acne, striae and hirsuitism. Chlorambucil and cyclophosphamide may cause
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What is acne? Certainly, most of us know what it is, simply because we have had to experience it at one time or another in our lives. But, in case a definition is needed, here is a short one.