For Wounds

Sugar Dressings for Diabetic Ulcers

…on top of and inside of an open wound, it dissolves in the fluid exuding from the wound, creating a highly concentrated medium. Bacteria cannot exist in this environment, and infection is dramatically curbed. This natural treatment for diabetes related wounds also reduces swelling and encourages…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…inhospitable environment for bacteria and stimulates the growth of new blood vessels, preventing the spread of infection and speeding recovery. It works wonders for bedsores and virtually any type of wound. To find an HBOT facility in your area, visit hyperbariclink.com. For treatment at Whitaker…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…was healed. Sugar has been used to dress open wounds for at least 5,000 years. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used honey (which works just like sugar) to treat open wounds and burns. Today, antibiotic ointments are the treatment of choice for ulcers, cuts, scrapes, and burns. Yet honey…

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The Medicinal Uses for Aloe Vera

…compounds have been identified in the aloe plant, and it has dozens of therapeutic uses. Medicinal Uses for Aloe Vera * Speeds healing of wounds, burns and more. Aloe is best known for its wound- and burn-healing properties. Aloe has antimicrobial properties and has been demonstrated to be effective…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…daily) before the season begins. Zinc for Wound Healing One of the lesser known benefits of zinc is its ability to heal wounds. Zinc interacts with platelets in blood clotting and aids protein synthesis and cell growth. Plus, it tends to accumulate around wounds, where cell division takes place more…

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Health Benefits of Zinc in Promoting Memory

…zinc. Adequate zinc levels are essential for optimal immune function, wound healing, vision, male sexual function and skin health. How much should you take to experience the health benefits of zinc? I recommend 30 mg of zinc along with 2 mg of copper daily for the full health benefits of zinc. (Zinc…

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Chronic Pain Treatment the Pro Athletes Use

…painful conditions like fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatica and more. Microcurrent therapy and HBOT are used regularly at my clinic for chronic pain treatment, as well as wounds and injuries, with incredible results. Here’s just one recent example. Laverne’s Chronic Pain Treatment When La…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

Natural Home Remedy #1 For cuts and scrapes, sprinkle sugar on the wound and cover with a dressing. Sugar draws fluid from the wound and helps kill bacteria. Natural Home Remedy #2 To remove a wart, try rubbing it with the inside of a banana peel once or twice a day. Expect results within a month.…

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Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…tissue to make way for new growth. It promotes granulation, which is the formation of connective tissue and blood vessels on the surface of a wound. Finally, it supports the growth of new skin covering the wound. You can use sugar or honey dressings to treat any kind of open wound or burn. (We use…

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Unnecessary Surgery Part 3: What to Do If Surgery Is Unavoidable

…that forms over a wound is likely to be dry, rough, and scaly, rather than soft and pliable. I recommend taking 5,000 IU of vitamin A per day for the first month following surgery, and 3,500 IU per day thereafter. * Amino acids. Serious wounds can increase your body’s need for protein and its…

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Do You Have Low Thyroid Function?

…Cold hands and feet * Slow wound healing * Depression * Memory disturbances * Difficulty concentrating Of even greater concern, hypothyroidism can contribute to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and osteoporosis. If you have any of the symptoms listed above for low thyroid function, are…

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Superfoods: An Easy Way to Get Your Greens

…found in plant foods: * Aid in digestion and absorption of nutrients * Provide powerful anti-inflammatory effects that are particularly helpful for arthritis, autoimmune disorders, and gastrointestinal disorders related to inflammation * Boost energy * Support the immune system * Protect against…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…this risk. I recommend 200 mcg of selenium per day. Zinc Adequate zinc levels are essential for optimal immune function, vision, and skin health. Supplemental zinc has also been shown to improve wound healing and bolster prostate health. I recommend 30 mg of zinc daily. Copper Copper plays a role…

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Alleviating Pain with PRP Treatment

…Institute in California, call 800-488-1500 or visit whitakerwellness.com. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite natural solution for pain? You May Also Be Interested in * Four Pain Solutions Big Pharma Won’t Give You * Works for Me: “Self Massage” for Back Pain

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Improve Your Health With Amino Acid Supplements

…acid in your body. Glutamine is especially supportive of the gastrointestinal system and is an excellent therapy for intestinal ailments. This is because it serves as the primary fuel for the enterocytes, the rapidly dividing cells that line the intestinal tract. The lining of your gut is a highly…

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The Many Health Benefits of Garlic

…it and set it aside for at least 10 minutes while you do your other kitchen prep work. This allows time for the enzyme allinase to go to work on the compound alliin to create the protective phytonutrient allicin, which, as I mentioned earlier, is thought to be responsible for most of garlic’s…

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