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(NaturalHealth365) For those who suffer from migraine headaches, the throbbing, pulsing pain – sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light – can seem unbearable. And the fact that attacks can last for hours and even days adds another layer of misery. Western medicine attempts to treat migraines with drugs such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, barbiturates, and opioids. But, the adverse effects of these medications can run the gamut from drowsiness and confusion to addiction, stomach ulcers, and liver damage.
(NaturalHealth365) Asthma has become one of the biggest health problems for kids and adults. And, although conventional treatment options may provide temporary relief of some symptoms, there is increasing evidence that these asthma medications actually increase the risk of future attacks. Let’s be honest, these drugs never get to the true cause of any respiratory problems.
(NaturalHealth365)Chronic pain is very common health issues worldwide, affecting well over 60 million people in the United States alone, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Unfortunately, many people turn to conventional pain relievers as their first or only solution for pain. But, as we all know, pharmaceutical drugs can cause unwanted side effects. →
In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, we are excited to feature peppermint, a member of the aromatic mint family that you may already have squirreled away somewhere in your kitchen cupboard. While most have experienced peppermint as a flavoring agent, or perhaps as a comforting cup of herbal tea, few are aware of its wide range of experimentally confirmed therapeutic properties.
Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Dec 2015 edition of TTAC’s Heroes Against Cancer member newsletter. This article was updated in December 2018. It’s that time of the year again… laughter is in the air, mistletoe is springing up everywhere, and the hustle and bustle of gift buying and family time is lifting everyone’s spirits into…..Read more