Pain Stomach

Four Natural Pain Relievers

…Natural Pain Relievers * Fish oil. It’s one of nature’s most potent anti-inflammatories and, as such, is very useful for treating all kinds of injuries. Try taking 2–8 g of this natural pain reliever daily in place of ibuprofen to dampen inflammation and relieve pain. * Univestin.…

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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…their kick. The folk uses of cayenne and other hot peppers range from treating stomach ulcers to improving circulation and heart disease. Better studied, however, are capsaicin’s effects on metabolism and pain. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of spicy foods. Capsaicin…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…studied! I once had a patient who swore by cabbage juice. Plagued with inflammation of the stomach lining and severe acid reflux, her conventional doctor prescribed all the usual drugs, but nothing alleviated her pain or reduced the frequency of her episodes—until she came across an article on…

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The Myriad Health Benefits of Vinegar

…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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Health Benefits of Traditional Holiday Favorites

…three or four hours before travel. Ginger extract has also been shown to reduce exercise-related muscle pain and to be as effective as conventional analgesics in relieving arthritis pain. * Chestnuts roasting on an open fire are a seasonal tradition—and a heart-healthy one at that. Though…

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Health Benefits of Tea

…end of the day is a great way to calm down and unwind. Mint tea can help ease gas pains and bloating. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea effectively lower blood pressure. And ginger tea is an excellent remedy for an upset stomach or nausea. Bottom line: Tea—regular and herbal—is delicious hot or…

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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…

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Little-Known Uses for Lemons

…discoloration. Health Benefits of Lemons There are a plethora of health benefits of lemons. Added to hot tea or water, lemon juice helps ease the pain and inflammation of a sore throat, and its antimicrobial compounds help knock out germs. Furthermore, lemon juice is a great immune booster because…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…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…

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How to Boost Circulation

…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…

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