Quartz, one of the most common mineral forms on earth, is reputed to have special uses in both mental and physical areas. There may be some actual reasons why there are health benefits of crystals.
The kidneys and liver are the primary organs of the body involved in the removal of toxic substances. A liver overburdened with toxins can be responsible for a wealth of other symptoms, from the skin to the gastrointestinal system. Using some liver cleansing herbs may improve your overall health.
In allergic reactions, most people’s bodies become acidic, while some become more alkaline. For optimum health, the body needs to maintain an acid/alkaline ratio (pH) within narrow limits. Balance body pH in allergies with these supplements and foods.
Lack of sleep affects most parts of the body, including the skin. Insomnia can make anyone look old before their time. Melatonin supplements can help with sleep but very little melatonin reaches the skin. Topical melatonin may reduce the effects of sleep deprivation-caused aging skin.
You cannot cure allergies like hay fever with acupressure because the underlying cause, an allergen, will always exist. However, you can treat hay fever symptoms with acupressure to relieve the worst problems. The pressure points identified in this article are most likely to bring quick improvement.
Nanotechnology works with materials at the molecular level. In medicine there are already benefits in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Developments in this science allow scientists to investigate cancers in ways never before possible and use nanotechnology for cancer treatment.
Excessive stomach acid can cause multiple problems. Gastrin hormone stimulates the stomach into producing large amounts of acid. A malignant tumor may cause an oversupply of gastrin. Current research on Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, the name for this condition, is searching for the best treatment.
Current research in scleroderma treatment may offer some hope for sufferers from this chronic and often disabling disease. Often the first news of drugs and other treatment methods under study is found through research in clinical trials underway or completed.
Certainly, there are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of suggested cures for hiccups. However, it appears no single cure always works for every person. Perhaps these acupressure cures for hiccups will work for you.
Cases of esophageal cancer developing from a premalignant condition called Barrett’s Esophagus are rare. However, survival of advanced esophageal malignancy is very low, justifying surveillance. Current recommendations on Barrett’s surveillance depend on how far cellular changes have progressed.
Several new drugs for GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) may be of benefit when special situations apply such as GERD that is more prevalent during the night, happens both during the day and when sleeping, or when other medications cause undesirable side effects.
By early 2010, current research in treating gout flare-ups was under way in clinical trials in a number of centers. If you are suffering from severe exacerbations of gout, talking to your doctor about some of these investigatory drugs or perhaps enrolling in one of the trials may prove beneficial.
Chiropracty is based on the belief that by trained manipulation of the spine, many illnesses can be cured or at least improved. Most traditional medical practitioners tend to think there is no scientific basis for this belief and indeed, there are some dangers of chiropractic care.
A wide variety of sources cause lung infections—viral, bacterial, fungal (including Legionnaire’s Disease), and parasitic. Many types can lead to life-threatening conditions and you should consult an M.D. In addition to standard treatment, there are some herbs for lung infections that may help.
This skin condition is very difficult to treat with standard medical approaches. Practitioners of homeopathy suggest several homeopathic cures for necrobiosis lipoidica. However, an extensive search of medical and alternative medicine literature has not found documented cures using homeopathy.
In Ayurvedic medicine, there are three body types: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Most everyone is a combination of these, but one usually dominates and predisposes the person to certain illnesses. There are special elements in an Ayurvedic diet for each type.
Repeated bladder infections are troublesome and annoying to treat. Frequent courses of antibiotics are not a good answer to the problem. Besides practicing good hygiene, some nutritional supplements may help.
Children in the age of hours-long television viewing, hand-held games, and texting could benefit from Chinese exercises for young children for cardio-respiratory fitness and flexibility training. They are easy to do and with the proper approach can even be fun. The recommended age is 7 to 15 years
5-HTP became popular when tryptophan was banned by the FDA. 5-HTP is marketed as a replacement to treat depression, migraines, obesity, fibromyalgia, insomnia and anxiety. Are the benefits from the uses of 5-HTP supplement real and is it safe?
Health benefits of amino acids come from approximately 28 amino acids. The liver can make all but nine by combining other amino acids. Nine can only come from the diet. If you are deficient in one of the nine, other amino acids may be shortchanged as well. In this case, supplementation may be needed