Teresa Graedon‚ Ph.D.

A quick fix for fungus

Q: I have had toenail-fungus problems for years and years. Recently, a friend sent me a magic formula that cleared my nails in less than...

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Q: I have type 2 diabetes. My doctor prescribed Glucotrol; it helped, but I've found that adding apple-cider vinegar and cinnamon to a careful...

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Q: I have a friend who is convinced that constipation causes cancer. She is fanatic about cleansing her colon regularly. Not only does she...

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Q: For years, I suffered from migraine headaches. I saw several neurologists, but my intense headaches forced me to take early retirement...

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Q: Are there any natural treatments for narcolepsy and cataplexy? A: Narcolepsy is a condition in which people fall asleep suddenly during...

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Q: Is it true that pomegranates will lower cholesterol? A: Eating a single pomegranate might not provide much benefit, but concentrated...

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Q: I was recently diagnosed with an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. The doctor prescribed Coumadin and Toprol XL. I would like to...

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Q: Vaginal dryness has made relations with my husband uncomfortable. My doctor prescribed Premarin cream, and it works, but I am concerned...

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Q: I have fibromyalgia, and it disturbs my sleep. I take Lunesta every night. What is your opinion of the new medication Rozerem? A: Lunesta...

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Q: I have read many tragic stories in your column about bad side effects from antidepressants like Prozac and Paxil. I just want to let...