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|7/30/2013 - Headaches. They are day-killers. You can't concentrate at work and you can't get anything done at home. All you can do is suffer until it goes away.
More than 30 million Americans suffer from migraines - or one person in some 25 percent of U.S. households - and three out of four of them are women....|
|7/27/2013 - Experienced campers and hikers will be familiar with the unpleasant itching caused by contact with poison ivy, the innocent-looking North American plant with a truly venomous bite. Indeed, many summer camping or hiking trips have been cut short because a team member was afflicted with contact dermatitis...|
|7/9/2013 - Virtually all cultures in the world view thick, lustrous hair as a symbol of vitality, youthfulness, and healthfulness. Consequently, hair improvement products in all forms (shampoos, conditioners, hair loss creams, etc.) are international, billion-dollar industries. Some of these products receive good...|
|7/1/2013 - Keep your dog cool as summer sizzles its way back into season. Summer signals the time when dogs are ready for hiking, fetching, and other outdoor play. Hot summer days can be deadly to our pets unless we protect them from overheating from heat stroke. Early signs are excess panting, weakness, confusion,...|
|6/27/2013 - A Sore throat is one of the most common conditions affecting people from all walks of life. Making basic activities such as talking and swallowing difficult, it is a major annoyance to say the least. This involves the swelling of the pharynx caused by factors such as bacterial infection, allergies,...|
|6/11/2013 - It used to be called alternative medicine, but herbal and homeopathic remedies have gone mainstream as new research by Mintel indicates approximately a third of Americans are swapping OTC medicines for natural products to overcome common ailments. Wider availability and a more holistic, proactive approach...|
|6/10/2013 - The usual skin creams, lotions, or salves promoted on TV or on slick magazine ads are not effective for wrinkles, stretch marks, acne, and other skin problems. They often make matters worse, they're expensive, and some even contain carcinogenic components.
Pharmaceutical applications prescribed by...|
|5/17/2013 - An excess of abdominal gas leaves the body in three main ways: abdominal bloating, belching, and flatus. The average person passes gas around 12 to 25 times each day, but it is generally not noticeable. Large, frequent expulsions of gas are not typical. When air instead gets trapped in the colon or...|
|4/21/2013 3:27:27 PM - To protect against a bioterrorism attack such as anthrax, plague or smallpox, perform a bioterrorism risk assessment to put in place an effective disaster plan for survival. Emergency response and preparedness is best achieved by preparing a kit beforehand, including natural remedies known for their...|
|4/15/2013 10:53:28 AM - Avian, or bird flu virus, was confined primarily to birds, mostly chickens, up to the 1990s. Until then it was not considered a health threat to humans. Early cases in humans emerged in Hong Kong in 1997. Although the original bird flu was a rare strain, individuals may still be susceptible to another...|
|4/5/2013 - Spring allergy is commonly used to refer to hay fever, a seasonal allergic rhinitis attack experienced by more than 35 million Americans every year as the season changes and many allergens start to blossom - during springtime. As pollens scatter and travel through air, people as far as hundreds of miles...|
|3/25/2013 - Tinnitus is an annoying condition affecting the ears, which can seriously diminish a person's hearing. A multitude of distracting sounds such as ringing, hissing and buzzing can be heard which are often maddening and interfere with daily life. Tinnitus often develops after exposure to loud noise, ear...|
|3/20/2013 - Obesity and weight loss have become major issues again. This time, the focus is more on health than appearance. The weight loss era of fad diets encouraging artificial sweeteners and margarine while discouraging healthy fats is dwindling.
The more visceral fat you have surrounding your abdominal...|
|3/4/2013 - Insomnia is caused by a wide range of ailments, such as joint and muscle pain, restless legs, anxiety, fear, acid reflux, and pain from chronic disease. Something as common as drinking too much coffee late in the day, or staying up too late and getting a second wind can contribute to sleeplessness....|
|2/22/2013 - Your liver is your body's primary organ of detoxification; when it's not well, neither are you. The human liver filters drugs, nutrients and toxins from the body, produces bile to help digest fats, and removes toxic bilirubin from the blood. Home remedies, foods and alternative treatments keep your...|
|2/20/2013 - The government's "health" agencies are at it again, this time pushing more flu vaccines on an unsuspecting population by threatening makers of natural remedies.
Regulators at the Food and Drug Administration have sent letters to nine Internet distributors of dietary supplements with a warning to...|
|2/14/2013 - Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a psychiatric condition that often arises after an individual witnesses or is involved in a life-threatening event such as a disaster, rape or violent assault. Children and adults experiencing PTSD can relive the terrifying experience through nightmares, flashbacks...|
|2/14/2013 - Treating chronic pain is a complex issue because there are numerous factors that contribute to its development and persistence. Contrary to popular belief, most instances of chronic pain do not actually originate in the muscles, bones, and tissues, but rather in the nerves, which means eating foods...|
|2/8/2013 1:55:21 PM - If you've had chicken pox as a child, then you're still carrying the herpes zoster virus in your body, which can become reactivated after many years causing a very painful, burning rash known as shingles. The virus lives in the nerve cells and produces a rash along the nerve pathways, most often on...|
|2/1/2013 - Coughing always involves some type of irritation in the upper respiratory tract. It may be associated with a case of the flu, sinusitis, congestion, post nasal drip, or pneumonia. Additionally, coughing may be the result of chronic bronchitis, emphysema or COPD. Aside from over-the-counter cough suppressants...|
|1/31/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration approved a new flu shot in January 2013 called Flublok. With the CDC calling claiming the flu is "at an epidemic level, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises American to get the a flu shot." Flublok, made by Protein Sciences Corp., of Meriden,...|
|1/23/2013 - A fever is your body's way of fighting an infection during a flu or infection. Suppressing a fever is not advised, as the fever will kill the bacteria and virus. However, high fevers can be dangerous, especially for small children. Natural medicine has numerous treatments to reduce a high fever.
|1/15/2013 - It's a "flu pandemic," says the CDC. Americans who are gullible enough to believe that flu shots actually prevent the flu can proceed to any corner pharmacy and get themselves injected with mercury, formaldehyde, aluminum and MSG -- all ingredients which are admittedly added to vaccines, says the CDC.
|1/15/2013 - Even during a flu epidemic, there's no reason to fear becoming sick if you have the following home remedies on hand. Some act to protect you ahead of time before even getting sick, while others help you to recover after contracting the illness.
Remedies for preventing the flu
· Colloidal Silver...|
|1/5/2013 - High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension. And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its...|
|12/16/2012 3:00:00 PM - In light of various, recent, violent events worldwide, many people are suffering from mixed reactions of shock, unbearable grief, fear and terror. Sudden, unexpected acts of violence, especially against innocents like children and animals produce immense sorrow and outrage along with feelings of helplessness...|
|11/22/2012 - It is almost inevitable that as soon as the weather turns cold, noses start running and people start coughing. Both bacterial infections such as strep throat and viral infections like the flu can cause sore throats. Thankfully, viral infections do not respond to antibiotics so people have to turn to...|
|11/22/2012 - Homeopathy offers a selection of remedies for the treatment of heartburn and painful acid reflux symptoms. Homeopathy works by giving a tiny dose of a remedy whose characteristics are similar to those of the person who needs that remedy. The remedy stimulates the individual's own vital force, or immune...|
|11/15/2012 - Let's face it, some natural remedies just don't work. Unfortunately, still more can have serious side effects, and others haven't been studied enough for the scientific or medical community to embrace them as effective or safe.
If you favor a natural approach to treating (and preventing) seasonal...|
|10/29/2012 - Restless leg syndrome (RLS) affects approximately 10 percent of the populace, with onset commonly occurring among woman in their 50s. RLS involves moving the legs constantly -- seeking relief from pains, twitching, burning, crawling, tingling and unease -- all made worse when you're lying still in bed.
|10/24/2012 - According to researchers at the Voice Institute of New York, alkaline water may just be a heartburn sufferer's new best friend. Apparently, the alkalinity in artesian well water with natural bicarbonate (pH 8.8) can permanently inactivate pepsin in vitro. Pepsin is activated by contact with acid and...|
|10/22/2012 - Pathogenic bacteria already exist in even a healthy gut. But the healthy gut maintains a balance between beneficial and pathogenic bacteria of usually 80 to 85 percent beneficial to 20 or 15 percent pathogenic.
This ratio is normal for a human body that houses an estimated 100,000 billion (one trillion...|
|8/27/2012 - West Nile virus and other infectious, flu-like illnesses produce symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, upper respiratory effects, fatigue, skin rash, and swollen lymph nodes. In rare cases, a severe form of West Nile may develop producing neuroinvasive symptoms affecting the nervous system.
|8/2/2012 - When life gives you lemons, make lemonade and dozens of other foods and home remedies from this versatile fruit. Lemon's health benefits are due to the high concentration of vitamins B and C, antioxidants, protein, flavonoids, phosphorus, potassium, carbohydrates and volatile oils. Whether you're using...|
|7/26/2012 - Around 17 million people in the United States alone have asthma. It is the number one cause of chronic illness in children. Despite the wide range of medications made as treatment for asthma, the number of people affected by asthma increased by 2.5 million in the US over the past five years. Alternative...|
|7/26/2012 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Attention deficit disorder, (ADHD and ADD) are conditions producing difficult behavior in children and some adults, where their impulse control and other actions interfere with daily life. Homeopathy offers relief in some instances, making it easier for kids...|
|7/25/2012 - Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is used in nearly all foods as a preservative or flavor enhancer. A toxic food additive, MSG creates a wide constellation of symptoms forcing victims to seek relief from side effects and allergic reactions. Minute amounts of MSG are found in everything that's processed, even...|
|7/17/2012 - For everyone who has had a migraine, you know how extremely painful they are. You know what the first symptoms are, such as vision loss or pins and needle feeling, and you dread what is to come.
There are many that depend on over-the-counter or prescription medication to relieve migraines, in particular...|
|7/8/2012 - When the dog days of summer arrive, it's important to protect not only against sunburn, but heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Overexposure to the sun and excessive heat causes loss of fluids leading to dehydration, low electrolytes and an increase in body temperature. This is caused not only by high...|
|6/26/2012 - Eczema is an irritating skin disease that ranges from chronic, itchy minor rashes to raging acute eczema flare-ups with open, oozing sores that require bandaging.
Eczema is often attributed to some sort of food or airborne allergy and can be minimized by determining the allergens and adjusting accordingly....|
|6/19/2012 - Instead of opting for potentially harmful mainstream acne medications, try safe and effective natural remedies for acne problems. You may find your acne and associated problems such as redness and light scarring completely gone or greatly improved in as little as two weeks or less.
Natural Acne RemediesLemon...|
|6/12/2012 - There have been various reports on NaturalNews and in the mainstream media concerning the side effects of consuming food that has been genetically modified. Symptoms ranging from digestive and reproductive disorders to liver failure, internal bleeding and immune system dysfunction are being reported....|
|6/6/2012 - It may be a brash statement to say that one prickly green herb is the panacea for almost everything that ails you; but, in the case of stinging nettles, it's mostly true. If there's one plant to have on hand at all times that provides a cure for arthritis, an herbal treatment for allergies, relieves...|
|6/4/2012 - In a world awash with pharmaceutical drugs for everything from dandruff to toenail fungus, it's refreshing to have do-it-yourself home remedies and trusted old wives cures to heal a wide range of ailments. Baking soda is a staple in most homes and is useful for cooking, cleaning and in many home remedies....|
|6/3/2012 - The latest health horror known as Chagas disease, or the AIDS of the Americas has appeared in both Latin and Central America, infecting over 8 million individuals. Those individuals affected seem to have certain traits in common with early AIDS patients in that many live in poverty with little access...|
|5/31/2012 10:19:19 AM - In my article The 5 best natural antibiotics and anti-virals that destroy superbugs and just about everything else, I discuss some of the best natural substances for treating MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria. http://www.naturalnews.com/035516_natural_antibiotics_superbugs.html
|5/22/2012 - As summer approaches, most people spend more time outdoors; and with that comes the chance of developing a poison ivy allergy. Oils from these devilish weeds are highly noxious, causing a long list of poison ivy allergy symptoms. Contact with a poison ivy plant can produce a red, swollen rash, blisters,...|
|5/6/2012 - Nearly half of the meat sold in the United States has been found to contain methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSRA), a strain that causes a staph infection but is resistant to antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic resistance caused by overusing antibiotics in people and animals creates superbugs,...|
|5/6/2012 - More than thirty million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. That means that there is a migraine sufferer in twenty five percent of households, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders. Traditionally, sufferers use prescription drugs - 2.5 times more than the amount...|
|4/26/2012 11:42:24 AM - Acid reflux, commonly called heartburn, is caused when digestive acids flow up from the stomach and into the esophagus. The esophagus, located in the heart region of the chest, becomes irritated with a burning sensation.
There are lesser known symptoms other than heartburn for acid reflux as well:...|
|4/24/2012 - If you're wondering how do you get headaches, look no further than your diet. Although migraine headache causes may be varied, treatment for symptoms in people with headaches can be easily accomplished merely by changing your diet and including medicinal foods, spices, and a few home remedies.
|4/23/2012 - Cholesterol is a natural byproduct of the liver and a necessary component of good health. Normal cholesterol is essential for cellular repair and development. It plays a critical role in the improvement of memory and learning, is the precursor to vitamin D production, and synthesizes sex hormones and...|
|4/4/2012 2:44:09 PM - Whooping cough is a bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract, primarily effecting both vaccinated and unvaccinated children. It's highly contagious, and adult whooping cough is not uncommon. It starts as a common cold and develops into a spasmodic, persistent, suffocative cough accompanied...|
|3/27/2012 - Homemade remedies for hay fever can quickly reduce seasonal allergy reactions, providing relief from symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itching, congestion and coughing. Hay fever affects the mucous membranes of the sinuses, nose, throat, eyes and palate. Grasses and plant pollens are the cause...|
|3/22/2012 - From the pantry to the bedside, home remedies you can make in a snap help prevent seasonal colds or cure a stubborn case of the flu.
Garlic tea immune enhancerA well-known immune system strengthener, garlic shines as an antibacterial and antiviral herb for fighting colds, coughs and the flu. One...|
|3/22/2012 - Though typically referred to as a single condition characterized by chronic joint pain, arthritis is actually a collective grouping of more than 100 different diseases involving joint inflammation for which many conventional doctors simply prescribe pain drugs as a one-size-fits-all solution. But rather...|
|3/15/2012 - Homemade remedies for arthritis, gout and other joint pain are never farther away than the kitchen cupboard or the refrigerator. Joint disease is the result of various causes ranging from aging, to over-use and autoimmune diseases that attack joints and surrounding tissue. Pharmaceutical companies have...|
|3/14/2012 - Not all women experience symptoms of menopause; however, for those that do, natural menopause treatment can help reduce a wide range of symptoms that may bring misery to a woman's senior years. Menopause is the result of changing hormones, specifically estrogen and progesterone. The Mayo Clinic reports...|
|3/4/2012 - There has been a resurgence of asthma and other lung issues, especially among children, over the past few decades. Whether from chemtrails, outrageously increased vaccination schedules, or both - and more - is undetermined.
But the suffering is the same, and the mainstream medical solutions of inhaled...|
|2/29/2012 12:26:22 AM - The pharmaceutical industry thought they were on to something really big when they developed drugs like Viagra to overcome erectile dysfunction. However,the truth is that holistic healthcare practitioners like homeopaths, herbalists and acupuncturists have been successfully treating impotence in men...|
|2/2/2012 - There are no known cures for the common flu but there are many natural flu remedies that are highly effective at easing flu symptoms and reducing the duration of the illness (http://www.naturalnews.com/026156.html). Certain herbs have been used as natural flu remedies for generations and can provide...|
|1/17/2012 - Radioactive waste from Fukushima is approaching the west coast of North America at a frightening rate. Hundreds of seals off the coast of Alaska are dead and dying from symptoms that look ominously like radiation disease; and most people wonder what and who is next. Alternative medicine offers a wide...|
|1/2/2012 - Most dogs and cats dislike unexpected, loud noises from thunder or fireworks. What may be a festive time for humans, turns into a night of horrors for many pets, making them run for cover or cower in fear at our ankles. Calm and protect pets from feeling vulnerable and anxious during fireworks and thunderstorms...|
|12/29/2011 - Most people hate going to the dentist. Even the for the most minor reason, dental appointments can cause a grown man, or woman, to quake with fear. Regular dental hygiene at home is a big step toward preventing dental problems; and, basic home care can be enhanced with a variety of herbal and homeopathic...|
|12/9/2011 - A phobia is an irrational fear; the symptoms of which may be manageable or be so debilitating that everyday life may be disrupted. An estimated ten percent of people in the UK and slightly more in the USA suffer from phobias of some kind. Sufferers can be helped with alternative health remedies such...|
|11/25/2011 - Dr. Edward Bach noticed that people with similar attitudes often had similar complaints. He concluded that mood and a negative outlook on life predisposed people toward ill-health and that illness is a manifestation of a deeper mental or emotional health imbalance. Flower essences are said to contain...|
|11/6/2011 - The condition known as lymphedema is caused by the accumulation of fluid in the body's interstitial tissues which surround the lymph glands. It occurs when lymph nodes are missing, removed or damaged - making it impossible for the lymphatic system to remove excess lymphatic fluid through the lymph vessels....|
|10/13/2011 - Homeopathy is a specific form of alternative (holistic) medicine which was developed by Samuel Hahnemann, M.D., a German physician, in the late eighteenth century. At that time, people were being treated with poisonous substances to get the "bad humours" out of them by making them vomit, have diarrhea,...|
|8/25/2011 - A study in a 2004 edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology revealed that the combined five-year survival rate for all types of cancer using full-dose chemotherapy and radiation is only 2.5 percent, but pharmaceutical interests have prevented other treatments from being prescribed in conventional...|
|7/23/2011 - A hiatal hernia is a common condition found mostly in older adults which can result in very uncomfortable physical symptoms. It is estimated that approximately 60% of individuals over the age of 50 have it. Fortunately, there are effective natural remedies and lifestyle changes that can be made to control...|
|5/31/2011 - As the radioactive fallout from Japan has officially reached the level of Chernobyl's catastrophe and encroached onto the U.S. and Canada, the EPA, for the lack of a drug to recommend, has been playing the role of psychotherapist - "you are OK, we are OK, don't worry." Even better, the psychotherapeutic...|
|5/24/2011 - Home treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI) is often enough to resolve the problem if the right methods are used consistently. In fact, using natural methods to treat a urinary tract infection at the first sign of symptoms may help prevent a more serious infection from setting in.
|5/13/2011 - Live in Europe? Get your herbs while they last. New rules put forth by the European Union (EU) will ban the sale of certain herbal remedies that have been used for centuries.
Traditional herbs such a St. John's Wort or Echinacea must now meet strict licensing guidelines in order to be sold, while...|
|5/12/2011 - In the previous installments of this series we looked at how healthy diet, habits, eye exercises, foods, vitamins, minerals, other compounds and herbs could help maintain healthy eyes and restore lost vision. In this final segment we will look at some of the other remedies used for eye problems, especially...|
|5/6/2011 - Dandruff is a common ailment that many people deal with on a daily basis. It is characterised by white flakes, along with an itchy and often irritated scalp. It is thought to be caused by a yeast-like fungus known as malassezia or pityrosporum. This fungus normally exists on the scalp without causing...|
|4/30/2011 - Menstrual cramps are something that almost every woman has experienced. While some may only experience them in the form of mild discomfort, others may experience severe and often debilitating pain during their menstrual cycle. The good news is that there are several natural remedies which can be used...|
|4/22/2011 - Intestinal gas and bloating are annoying and sometimes embarrassing conditions which plague much of the western world. Poor dietary habits and improper digestion prevalent in western society are major contributors, and some estimates report that people with poor diets expel gas 14 or more times daily....|
|3/17/2011 - Age Spots are flat brownish skin discolorations found on skin throughout the body which usually occurs in people over the age of 40. Age spots take years to develop and are not likely to go away overnight. However, with time and consistent effort they often can be treated naturally.
Though age spots...|
|3/8/2011 - For many people, vanilla may be the key for eliminating headaches. Vanilla extract contains eugenol, an essential oil that has antiseptic and analgesic properties and that helps unclog blood vessels.
The ancient Egyptians discovered that vanilla beans would cure a headache almost every time regardless...|
|3/6/2011 - Every year, millions of people suffer from outbreaks of shingles, a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus (the same virus that causes chickenpox). Mainstream medical science tells us that there are no cures for shingles and that only mainstream drugs can effectively manage symptoms. In...|
|2/17/2011 - Many people resort to using over-the-counter, chemical stress relievers, but these are neither a safe nor healthy solution to dealing with or eliminating stress. These tend to cause a lot more problems than those that they are used to treat. Thankfully, there are many natural alternatives that will...|
|2/11/2011 - It's really quite hilarious to see this unfold: Homeopathy skeptics and vicious Big Pharma attack dogs are running around the globe in ludicrous demonstrations where they consume huge doses of homeopathic remedies in public and then claim that because they don't die of an "overdose," these medicines...|
|1/28/2011 - Wrinkles are a bane of the natural aging process. They are thin creases or lines that form in the skin, primarily on the face and neck. Wrinkles result from a gradual decrease in the skin's collagen levels as you age, which causes it to lose its elasticity. Wrinkles may also form pre-maturely, as a...|
|1/5/2011 - Pharmaceutical medications are toxic and always cause harm; an unborn fetus is especially susceptible to the toxic effects of pharmaceuticals. It is especially important for pregnant women to avoid all pharmaceuticals during pregnancy. Numerous times a drug manufacturer has claimed that a drug is safe,...|
|12/30/2010 - Herbal remedies are a centuries-old gout treatment that remains widely used even today. Gout arthritis, or simply gout, is a one of the most painful forms of rheumatism. It is an arthritic condition resulting from an accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints, particularly the large joint of the...|
|12/25/2010 - Baby`s first tooth usually appears around five or six months and the last appears around two and a half years. Teething doesn't bother some babies; whereas, others become very unsettled, clingy and unable to sleep. If teething is uncomfortable for your baby, here are ten natural ways to relieve teething...|
|11/16/2010 - In today`s world of expensive chemical peels and laser treatments, natural scar and stretch mark remedies are more relevant than ever. Treating our skin as nature intended is the best way to prevent and heal tissue damage like scars and stretch marks. Using natural remedies to treat scars can restore...|
|11/12/2010 - Home remedies can help build immunity, reduce symptoms and prevent the onset of colds and the flu. Many of these folk medicines can even be found in your kitchen cabinet. Natural remedies are inexpensive, compared to over-the-counter cold remedies, and they do not suppress symptoms but rather allow...|
|10/22/2010 - Acute cases of diarrhea, nausea and vomiting due to a viral or bacterial infection can be effectively treated at home using single homeopathic remedies. Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting caused by overindulgence in food or drink can also be treated homeopathically. Most of the remedies mentioned in this...|
|9/19/2010 - Insomnia plagues over a third of Americans, and is the most common sleep complaint. Insomnia means "no sleep" in Latin, and the condition is characterized by the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, or wake refreshed. Homeopathy has numerous remedies that can be used to treat acute insomnia.
|8/24/2010 - Acne can have a short-term but potentially long lasting psychological effect. Decreased self-confidence can lead to social withdrawal and even depression. Left untreated, severe acne can lead to disfiguring scarring, which can be difficult to treat. Typical acne appears in the oil-producing areas of...|
|8/5/2010 - When hemorrhoids are mild and in their early stages, they are easy to treat at home. Today many people are looking for more natural treatments for various conditions in place of synthetic chemicals and harsh over-the-counter medications. Fortunately, natural treatments are available for hemorrhoids.
|7/5/2010 - There are many homeopathic remedies and allergy treatments for the effects of insect stings and snakebites preventing insect allergies and long-term lingering conditions. With the arrival of warm weather, most people notice the increase in the number of critters who enjoy nothing better than snacking...|
|7/1/2010 - Genital herpes is a chronic and contagious viral infection but there are several home remedies you can use to help relieve the pain, itching and discomfort of a herpes outbreak.
-Aloe Vera is a soothing home remedy. This common plant will grow easily in your garden or you can buy 99.9% pure Aloe...|
|6/29/2010 - There are three levels of burns, two of which can usually be handled in your home or apartment.
First degree burns affect the outer part of your skin only. Sunburn and scalding from hot water or steam are a couple of examples of first degree burns.
Second degree burns are more painful and produce...|
|6/26/2010 - Viruses that cause winter colds also cause summer colds. Though summer colds are less common, warm weather factors increase the risk of infection. Even though there are no known cures, natural remedies treat summer colds by reducing the severity and even the duration of cold symptoms.
Causes of Summer...|
|6/18/2010 - As springtime heads into summer, our thoughts often turn to fun in the sun. Sometimes though, we overdo it and end up with a painful sunburn. While some daily sunshine is extremely healthy, the best idea is to avoid too much sun exposure at one time. When you do get too much sun, promptly take steps...|
|6/17/2010 - Warts are caused by viruses that infect the top layer of the skin, and herbs and homeopathic remedies can be used to treat them. Most warts do not cause any pain, but they can become sore or itchy. They can appear on most areas of the body, including the feet, hands, lips, or genitals. The types of...|
|6/8/2010 - Troublesome ear aches and ear infections can usually be relieved in short order with home remedies which include garlic. Garlic has a natural antibiotic called allicin and it is an essential ingredient in some of the most effective home remedies for ear infections and ear aches. Garlic can also be used...|
|6/5/2010 - Shock is a medical condition defined by a low level of blood pressure and homeopathic remedies have been shown to treat shock effectively. Shock can cause a loss of blood flow to the brain that is life threatening. Homeopathic remedies have a 200-year clinical record of cure in treating shock. The remedies...|
|6/4/2010 - Athlete's foot is an infection of the feet caused by a fungus. The affected area is usually red and itchy and the most common symptom is cracked, flaking, peeling skin between the toes. Left untreated, the condition may last for a short or long time and may return again and again. However, there are...|
|6/3/2010 - Allergies affect one in four American and can be treated with homeopathy simply and inexpensively. Using homeopathic remedies to treat allergies and hay fever prevents the side effects of suppressive treatments like allergy medicines. Decongestants and expectorants only remove the symptoms; whereas,...|
|6/2/2010 - Bad breath (or halitosis) can have many causes, including bacteria in the mouth, stomach and intestine problems, sluggish bowels, sinus or throat infections, certain foods, and tobacco and alcohol. Fortunately there are many safe and natural ways to help eliminate the causes of bad breath and freshen...|
|5/31/2010 - The concept of the balance of nature is very old and once ruled ecological research as well as governed the management of natural resources. When we talk about the natural balance of nature's remedies and treatments, we mean the interaction between the two. For every condition, there is a natural remedy....|
|5/15/2010 - Poison oak is a shrub that grows across the United States. Its three-leaf structure is similar to that of its cousin, Poison Ivy. The toxic oils from the plant cause rashes and itches. The plant's oil contains urushiol, which causes the rash. Absorption is immediate, but the rash can take up to 24 hours...|
|5/5/2010 - Roll back father time and keep your skin younger, smoother and healthier with these foods, remedies and other tips:
Healthy Fruits for the Skin:
* The pomegranate's power comes from ellagic acid, a polyphenol antioxidant found in red wine and green tea. Ellagic acid has been shown in some studies...|
|5/2/2010 - Studies indicate that home care and common remedies available from grocery and health food stores are effective for Fibromyalgia pain treatment. The term fibromyalgia is used as a generic clinical nomenclature to describe a collection of symptoms including wide-spread, chronic muscle and joint pain,...|
|4/29/2010 - Each spring, many cannot seem to escape sneezing, wheezing, a runny nose and itchy, watery eyes. These are some of the symptoms of seasonal allergies. Allergies can be aggravated by the pollen in the air from trees, grass, flowers and plants. Antihistamines are generally prescribed for sufferers, but...|
|4/24/2010 - Stomach ulcers are small holes or sores in the gastrointestinal tract which affect millions of Americans every year. The most common major symptom of an ulcer is a burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach area that lasts from half an hour up to three hours. Usually, the pain occurs in the upper abdomen,...|
|4/3/2010 - Folk medicine is the age old wisdom passed down from generation to generation that would traditionally provide cures for minor ailments. Simple remedies dealt with the recurrent minor hazards of life - coughs, colds, sore throats, cuts, bruises and minor burns. Many these days are turning away from...|
|2/26/2010 - When the basic function of life - the ability to take breathe properly - is compromised, it can make you feel quite desperate. Recurrent sinus infections or allergic rhinitis are very common. It is estimated that at least 37 million Americans are affected by this every year. Sometimes allergic sinusitis...|
|2/26/2010 - Canada's pharmacy regulation organization, The National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA), issued a directive in late January telling druggists to stop selling unlicensed natural remedies. This comes from a 5-year old program to regulate natural health goods. Meanwhile, in the United...|
|2/2/2010 - Televisions and other electronic devices emit electromagnetic radiation (EMR). Because of the subtle energy of homeopathic remedies, it is possible for them to be damaged by exposure to EMR. Electromagnetic radiation is damaging to human cells and to all living organisms because it causes atoms to alter....|
|1/18/2010 - Ascites, also known as dropsy or abdominal dropsy, is a physical disorder where someone suffers from accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. Ascites can be caused by liver disease and is a common side effect of alcoholism, chronic infection of viral hepatitis, or the abusive use of intravenous...|
|1/18/2010 - Bronchitis is a relatively common illness that often follows a cold or flu and can affect anybody young or old. Whether you have acute bronchitis after a cold or chronic bronchitis brought on by recurring illnesses or smoking, there are natural remedies you can use to cure it and make sure it doesn`t...|
|1/17/2010 - Gout is a painful swelling in joints that is caused when uric acid builds up in the body and is not eliminated. Uric acid is caused by the breakdown of a chemical found in red meat, fish and poultry. Natural remedies can relieve the symptoms of gout and help restore proper digestion, which prevents...|
|1/6/2010 - Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that considers mind, body, and spirit when diagnosing and treating patients. It is the traditional system of medicine in India and has been practiced for 3,000 years. The word ayurveda means "wisdom of life" and the system of medicine maintains that all illnesses...|
|1/4/2010 - Homeopathy is a form of medicine that treats the whole person, not just a specific symptom. It is based on the theory that "like cures like" which means treatments are similar to the illness it is designed to cure. While the roots of homeopathy go back as far as the 5th century BC and the Greek physician...|
|12/30/2009 - Headaches are one of the most common ailments people experience. It is estimated that 50 million people seek medical attention for headaches every year in the US alone and over $500,000,000 is spent annually on headache medicine. There are many herbal remedies for headaches that can help you without...|
|12/23/2009 - Candida Albicans, a modern day disease brought on by antibiotics, drugs, processed foods, sugar and poor diet, has reached epidemic proportions. It is the silent epidemic or the "candy disease" as many may call candida albicans. As many struggle with this debilitating disease, they are looking for the...|
|10/28/2009 - Homeopathic remedies are made with natural substances from plants, minerals and animals and are used to treat a wide range of health problems, diseases and chronic conditions. Unlike most western doctors, homeopaths treat their patients based on more than just their symptoms. They examine the emotional,...|
|10/16/2009 - Kirt Tyson, former type I diabetic was interviewed by Mike Adams. In the interview Kirt Tyson revealed that his diet was completely raw with no fruits. He ate only vegetables, seeds and nuts. He cured his diabetes on this simple 30 day raw diet. The once debilitating disease can now be treated with...|
|10/14/2009 - Acne sucks. But you don't need antibiotics or harsh chemicals to treat it. In addition to altering your diet so that you consume fewer acne-producing foods (dairy products and fried foods, mostly), there are some effective natural remedies that are also useful for clearing up your skin.
|9/9/2009 - Basil is not just for pesto anymore, but a plant of many health benefits. Basil is a plant that looks similar to the peppermint plant, as they both come from the same family. The leaves are tender and minty green and grow to 30-130cm tall. Basil, a highly fragrant plant, is best known as the ingredient...|
|9/3/2009 - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is at war with online retailers of nutritional supplements and natural remedies, but it recently lost a major battle: Lane Labs, which has suffered under FTC and FDA tyranny for years, recently won a significant battle against the corrupt agency. After the FTC tried...|
|9/3/2009 - During sometime in this year, you will most likely succumb to the common cold. Even the strongest or the bravest person will at times have the nasty old "common cold" bug. Many confuse the flu with the cold and there are some simple differences to help you know which treatment to take. Natural medicines...|
|8/14/2009 - Homeopathy had an amazingly high cure rate in the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic in the USA. Just recently, during the 2009 Mexican Flu outbreak, a small group of Mexico City homeopathic doctors have revealed that homeopathy is up to the task again. This is good news considering that many over the counter...|
|7/13/2009 - There are many different kinds of home remedies for hangovers. In this article you will learn four natural ways of getting relief and helping your body heal the havoc that alcohol caused. Common symptoms of a hangover include feeling dizzy, sweating, muscle aches, rapid heartbeat, irritability, anxiety,...|
|6/29/2009 - Exposure to poison ivy and poison oak can cause rashes and skin eruptions, but homeopathic remedies provide help. Poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum) is mostly found on the west coast of the United States, whereas poison ivy (Toxicodendron radican) grows mainly in the east. The leaves of both plants...|
|6/24/2009 - Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints, which troubles nearly 350 million people worldwide. It can be caused by overuse or by the build up of toxins, such as uric acid. Natural treatments for arthritis can relieve suffering and pain in the joints for many people. Arthritis is an autoimmune disease...|
|6/3/2009 - The Health Ranger, a proponent of nutritional education for the public, has overcome the censorship efforts of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and published a free, non-commercial guide that reveals five powerful anti-viral remedies that can help protect people from influenza pandemics.
|5/15/2009 - Homeopathy has been very successful in treating the symptoms of flu and the Swine Flu pandemic of 2009 has been no exception. Homeopaths gather symptoms from a large population and discern what is called a "genus epidemicus". The genus is the remedy, or group of remedies, with the symptoms of most people...|
|4/29/2009 - There are no known cures for the common flu but many natural flu remedies can ease the symptoms. From herbal remedies to homeopathy, natural remedies can provides relief. Vitamins, herbs, homeopathy, and some common foods can all help heal. With the late flu season in 2009, and the occurrence of the...|
|4/21/2009 - I bet the big drug companies wish they had invented cherries -- they've proven to be the most powerful medicine in the world for eliminating gout and reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Cherries are such powerful medicine for gout and arthritis, in fact, the FDA went out of its way to try...|
|4/20/2009 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become increasingly prevalent among children. A recent report by the CDC based on phone interviews with parents shows that about 4.4 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD at one time. Out of these children, about 2.5 million...|
|3/6/2009 - Every parent knows how much misery an ear infection can cause for their baby. The pain, irritability, and sleepless nights take a toll on the whole family. As more and more parents are learning, the majority of ear infections are caused by a virus which means they will not respond to antibiotics. In...|
|3/6/2009 - There are no known cures for the common cold, but many plants and healing herbs can be used to soothe symptoms of the cold or flu. Science has now shown that remedies known from folk medicine can calm cold symptoms and even speed healing.
Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) is used...|
|9/16/2008 - Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of yeast which can affect the skin (yeast rash), mouth (thrush), digestive tract, esophagus, vagina (vaginitis), and other parts of the body. Yeast infections occur most frequently in moist areas of the body. Although Candida albicans and other Candida yeasts...|
|9/15/2008 - According to the World Health Organization, 3.5 billion people suffer from some type of parasitic infection. Not all of these people live in third world countries; many in the developed world have any number of parasitic infections, some of which are so highly contagious that extremely casual contact...|
|9/12/2008 - It`s summer time and not only is the sun out in abundance, so are the bugs -- and some of them come with a bite (or a sting). The good news is that there is plenty of natural relief for such annoying bites and stings.
First, however, a bit of caution is in order: make sure that the person bitten/stung...|
|6/25/2008 - Spring has sprung and summer seems to be barreling along too -- at least here in the south Texas hill country I call home these days. Besides the abundance of human friendly flora bursting upon our landscape, there are also some that are less than pleasant if we happen to stumble onto and into them....|
|4/18/2008 - Arthritis is a disease that causes pain and loss of movement of the joints. The word arthritis literally means joint inflammation (arth=joint, ritis=inflammation), and refers to more than 100 different diseases.
One Highly Effective Arthritis Remedy:
A good friend of the author`s successfully...|
|3/11/2008 - The Health Ranger radio show is launching on March 24th. It will bring the message of health freedom, disease prevention, superfoods nutrition and skeptical consumerism to potentially millions of listeners across the United States and Canada. The show is broadcast each weeknight (Monday - Friday) at...|
|1/3/2007 - Mike: Hello, everyone. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, joined here by Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., author of "Pain Free 1-2-3," which we'll talk about later. Dr. Teitelbaum is an expert in pain management, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and many other topics. Thanks for joining me today.
|10/12/2006 - Sleeplessness is a big problem in America. According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), almost six out of ten Americans report having insomnia at least a few nights weekly. Insomnia is defined as "An inability to fall asleep or remain asleep long enough to feel rested, especially when the problem...|
|9/20/2006 - Dogs with a common allergic skin disease, canine atopic dermatitis, will be taking part in a clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of homeopathic remedies as conventional meets complementary at Bristol University's School of Veterinary Science.
Dr Peter Hill, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary...|
|8/22/2006 - A survey of older adults in rural North Carolina shows that they widely use complementary medicine therapies, but tend to focus on folk or home remedies, such as taking a daily “tonic” of vinegar or using Epsom salts.
“What most people think about as complementary medicine – acupuncture, homeopathy...|
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|10/24/2005 - It happens to everyone, sometimes multiple times a year. That's why it's called the common cold, right? But while we're all familiar with the common cold, we may only know of one or two ways to fight it, which usually involve some sort of over-the-counter medication, or the folk remedy, a bowl of chicken...|
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