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Achieve Acute and Chronic Pain Relief Naturally

…and often for 15-20 minutes at a time. * Compression with an elasticized cloth bandage will minimize swelling. * Elevation of the injured area above the level of your heart also helps to keep swelling at bay. Nutritional Supplements for Acute and Chronic Pain Relief For acute and chronic pain relief,…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

…that converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the hormone that ultimately drives prostate growth, and its abundant sterols help reduce swelling. * But there is another sterol—beta sitosterol—that is also beneficial for prostate health and function. Studies have shown that beta sitosterol…

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Top Treatments for Sinus Infections

…also “turns down the faucet” for people with excessive sinus drainage. Second, it has potent anti-inflammatory activity, so it reduces tissue swelling, thereby opening the nasal passageways and airways in the lungs and making breathing easier. This is an important mechanism, for many diseases of…

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Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…sugar solution. In addition to curbing infection, this therapy facilitates healing in other ways. It draws fluid out of the wound, which reduces swelling. It provides a covering or filling and therefore prevents scabbing. It also encourages the removal of dead tissue to make way for new growth. It promotes…

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Four Ways to Treat Hemorrhoids Naturally

…those taking 2,000 mg of flavonoids (90 percent diosmin/10 percent hesperidin) daily for two months had significant improvements in pain, itching, swelling and bleeding. Look for diosmin in your local health food store or order the brand we use at the clinic, Diosmin-HMC from Thorne Research, by calling…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

…either raw, cooked or in dried supplement form. In every patient, the benefits of ginger were obvious: Significant relief in pain, mobility, and swelling all were noted. You may include fresh ginger in your diet or take it as a nutritional supplement (use as directed). Also, here’s an easy recipe…

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Say Goodbye to Sciatica

…can help ease the symptoms of sciatica. The most powerful pain-relieving medical laser available, it penetrates deep into the tissues to reduce swelling, increase circulation, and stimulate tissue repair. What About Sciatica Treatments That Alleviate Pain? I am not totally averse to short courses of…

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