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Treat Diabetic Complications

…type 2 diabetic who had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation in her…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…only reduce antibiotic-associated diarrhea, they’re helpful for diarrhea and constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and for ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s and other inflammatory bowel diseases. * Obesity. Research suggests that probiotics may help fight the battle of the bulge. The…

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Sea Buckthorn for Healthy Aging and Overall Well-Being

…thousand years. Some of the traditional uses of sea buckthorn include treatment for cough, asthma and other lung disorders, skin diseases, stomach ulcers and other digestive issues, and hypertension and circulatory disorders. While these traditional uses of sea buckthorn still apply today, its ability…

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The Medicinal Uses for Aloe Vera

…woes. In addition to relieving constipation, aloe vera juice improves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers. In fact, I’ve received dozens of reports from people with ulcers of 10 or more years’ duration being completely healed by drinking aloe vera juice. * Supports healthy immune and…

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Sugar Dressings for Diabetic Ulcers

J.J. was lying in a hospital bed awaiting a below-the-knee amputation, thanks to a diabetic ulcer that didn’t respond to intravenous antibiotics. Five hours before his surgery, someone told J.J. about the Whitaker Wellness Institute, so J.J. checked out of the hospital against medical advice and came…

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Diabetes Treatments: HBOT and EECP

…“wakes up” damaged nerves. Because many bacteria cannot survive in an oxygen-rich environment, HBOT also facilitates the healing of diabetic ulcers. EECP increases oxygen delivery as well, but by a different mechanism. It rhythmically squeezes the lower extremities, which dramatically improves…

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A Diabetes Success Story

…a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation in her…

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Diabetes and Neuropathy

…impaired digestion, carpal tunnel syndrome, erectile dysfunction, or other problems that are caused by nerve damage. And because they sometimes develop ulcers on their feet, which are very slow to heal and prone to serious infection, diabetic neuropathy is a leading cause of lower-extremity amputations. Thankfully…

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Four Natural Pain Relievers

…is acceptable, using them long-term can be disastrous. NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen, are notorious for causing stomach upset, ulcers and serious bleeding that result in more than 16,000 deaths each year—plus they can damage your joints. COX-2 inhibitors have problems of their own…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…aspirin, including the fact that some individuals may be allergic to aspirin, and it can cause (potentially severe) gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and ulcers. But let’s set the record straight. Large clinical trials spanning many years have found that: 1. For people who’ve had a heart attack, stroke…

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5 Secrets to Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

…take the dose at bedtime so the flushing happens while you’re asleep. This therapy is not recommended for patients with liver disease, gout or ulcers. Note: To lower cholesterol naturally, you should take the regular form of niacin. Research indicates that niacinamide and “no-flush” formulations…

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