Swelling

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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Try ‘Natural Nyquil’ This Cold and Flu Season

…NAC is 400–1,200 mg per day. * Bromelain. This enzyme, which is found in pineapple, reduces levels of compounds that are responsible for tissue swelling, nasal congestion and sinus pain. In addition, like NAC, bromelain helps break down mucus and has produced measurable improvements in lung function…

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Sugar Dressings for Diabetic Ulcers

…Bacteria cannot exist in this environment, and infection is dramatically curbed. This natural treatment for diabetes related wounds also reduces swelling and encourages the removal of dead tissue to make room for new growth. Over the next few weeks, J.J.’s foot began to regain its normal color, and…

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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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