Pain Stomach

Four Natural Pain Relievers

Pain care is definitely one area where conventional medicine is failing the American public. Think about it. If you head to any conventional medical facility after an injury, you’ll probably be told to follow the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression, elevation). These therapies are great as natural…

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The Myriad Health Benefits of Vinegar

…Health & Healing subscriber, John R., had stomach troubles most of his life. Despite numerous GI workups, including a series of tests costing $2,000, his doctor could find nothing to explain these problems. So the doctor prescribed Zantac, a drug that reduces stomach acid. John R. was less than enthusiastic…

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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

…they have little to no effect on flu viruses. Furthermore, these “remedies,” which are often a combination of different types of drugs (i.e., pain relievers, decongestants, etc.), come with a long list of potentially dangerous side effects. Many also contain alcohol—especially the nighttime products…

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How to Boost Circulation

…onions and apples) also stimulate NO production and improve circulation. The suggested daily doses are 2 g of L-arginine three times a day on an empty stomach, 3–6 g of L-citrulline in divided doses, 50–100 mg of Pycnogenol, 500 mg of amla, and 200 mg of quercetin. All of these supplements that boost…

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

…supplementation improves collagen synthesis and white blood cell activity at the site of injury. The recommended dose is 2 grams three times a day on an empty stomach. Note: Consult your physician before taking arginine if you are taking Viagra, nitroglycerin, or a related drug, or if you have any type of herpes…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…in nursing homes and those who use wheelchairs are often prone to bedsores. Several preventive measures should be taken to avoid developing these painful sores in the first place, namely changing position every two hours, keeping skin clean and dry, and using pillows to relieve the pressure in potentially…

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Beyond Sleep: Other Benefits of Melatonin

…of Melatonin: Help for Heartburn and GERD Researchers have discovered that one of the benefits of melatonin is its remarkable ability to suppress stomach acid and protect the esophagus from the caustic effects of gastric acid. In one study, 351 people with moderate to severe heartburn were either given…

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