Alternative Treatment

Medical procedures and treatment that are not a part of the standard care are called alternative treatment. Homeopathy, traditional medicine, chiropractic, and acupuncture treatments come under alternative treatment.

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Please suggest homeopathic remedies for food poisoning.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from food poisoning and stomach pain. I have loose motion (diarrhea) too. Please help me with homeopathy medicines for this problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know from how many days or hours have you been having this trouble? Do you have any other symptoms like vomiting, sweating, dizziness, tearing in the eyes, excessive salivation, mental stress, and stomach cramps? Please provide me all the details so that I c...  Read Full »

What causes oil in stools?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having digestive issues for some time, gotten a bit worse. Symptoms: bowel bloating and pain after meals or sometimes on empty stomach middle of the night, mornings, acid reflux with everything I eat, I eat purely healthy, puree my veggies and small amounts of chicken, eggs, salmon...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.You have acid peptic disease (peptic ulcer) which is usually controlled by PPI (proton pump inhibitor). You are already taking this. If you could not correct dietary practices, you may not get complete relief. You should avoid, chilly, fresh onion, and oily foods (fried...  Read Full »

Should I try steroid medicines for my rheumatoid arthritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis two years back. I am on Ayurveda treatment and have taken Panchakarma treatment as well. There is a slight improvement, but still, my swelling on the left knee is not coming down, and recently a pain in the left wrist has begun. My ESR and CC...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. I just read your query and saw all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In RA (rheumatoid arthritis), allopathic medicines like painkillers and corticosteroids are prescribed which will give you temporary relief, but in the long term, these med...  Read Full »

Please suggest a natural remedy for an allergic reaction in my chin.

Query: Hi doctor, I got an allergy in my chin. I have so many pimples, redness, and itching also. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Take some Multani mitti (fuller's clay). Add a pinch of turmeric powder and sandal powder in it, and make a paste using rose water and apply it on the area. After 10 to 15 minutes, when it starts drying, wash it away with simple water. Use it da...  Read Full »

What ayurvedic supplements can I take for hypothyroid?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 38 year old female. Recently I was diagnosed with hypothyroid. I am on Levothyroxine and having lots of side effects with my current medication. So wondering any alternate Ayurveda supplement that I can take instead?  Read Full »


Dr. Swati Totla

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So, first of all, you do one blood test called anti-TPO so that we come to know that your problem is autoimmune or just only because of hormonal changes. By the time take following medicines. Kanchanar Guggulu - 2 twice a day before food. Hansapadyadi kashayam (k...  Read Full »

Please suggest natural ways to shrink an ovarian cyst.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6 cm cyst in my left ovary. From the last one week, I am taking Kalachi Kai as I read that it helps shrink the cyst. An 18 cm cyst was removed through a laparoscopic treatment two years ago. Please tell me how to get rid of the cyst as well as prevent new ones.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. For an ovarian cyst along with Kalachi Kai, start taking the following medicines: Tablet Kanchnar Guggul, two tablets twice a day with lukewarm water after food for four weeks. Do not swallow this tablet. First, chew it and then take lukewarm water. ...  Read Full »

How can I overcome the warming effects of Ashwagandha?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male. I started taking Ashwagandha 500 mg per day, a few months ago, and it improved my memory, attention, etc. But after a month, I began to have night sweats, agitation, weird sensations in the neck area and protruding eyes. I have read that Ashwagandha is excess ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Rathee

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have carefully read all the details provided by you and here is the solution. Never take Ashwagandha with ghee. Take it with cold milk, without sugar. Take Ashwagandha only three days a week, taking it continuously in high doses for too...  Read Full »

How to rectify my husband's high GGT levels?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband is 45 years old. His GGT level is high at 87. How to rectify this?  Read Full »


Dr. Abhilipsa Nanda

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Elevated GGT levels can be corrected by having a healthy lifestyle and a simple medication. Also, you need to avoid non-vegetarian food items and alcoholic drinks. I suggest you go for Chelidonium Q. Add 10 drops of the medicine in half a cup of water. I suggest you co...  Read Full »

Is there any ayurvedic medicine for persistent hiccups from four days?

Query: Hello doctor,My father-in-law has continuous hiccups from the last three to four days. A few doctors I consulted said they do not have a medicine for the same. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a wonderful medicine for this called Mayur Piccha Bhasma made from the peacock feather. But unfortunately, this is a rarely used medicine. So, it is a little difficult to get it. Only Dabur and Baidyanath manufacture it. You can buy it from either of them. I ...  Read Full »

Can homeopathy medicines still be continued when taking Siddha medicines?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 39 year old married female and have two kids. One and a half years ago, I was diagnosed with bulky left ovary and shows an irregular cystic lesion of 34 by 25 mm with low-level internal echoes. The right ovary is normal in echo anatomy. I then started taking homeopathy ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can take the following Siddha medications: Capsule Rasa ganthi mezhugu, one at morning and one in the evening after food. Tablet Chitramoola Kuligai, one in the morning and one in the evening after food. Tablet Aloes compounds, one in the morning...  Read Full »

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