Archive | September, 2009

Cold Sore Lotion

* 5 ml Lavender Water * 1 drop Lavender * 1 drop Bergamot * 1 drop Geranium * 1 drop Chamomile in Jojoba Oil Store in a brown glass bottle. Apply to cold sore several times per day, or as required. We Recommend: Medical studies have proven the effectiveness of anti-viral ingredients that are found [...]

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Below the Knee Amputation

The word “amputation” is the medical term that usually refers to the removal of a whole or part of an arm or a leg. Vascular surgeons only rarely performed amputations of the hands or arms but more frequently are faced with the task of removing toes or legs. Interestingly, it is one of the oldest [...]

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Oh My Aching Back, Home Cures To Help

Backaches are common problems that afflict millions of people around the world.  It sometimes is a symptom of other serious illnesses but usually caused by poor posture, strain, fatigue, or age.  Constipation, stomach ulcers, gallstones and high-healed shoes can cause a backache.  Pain occurs in the middle of the back and on either side of [...]

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The Difference between Colds and Flu

The fall and winter season brings us Thanksgiving and Christmas.  It also brings us runny noses and sore throats.  Many people suffer from colds and flu symptoms during the winter.  The flu can be more severe even life threatening.  This article will help you learn to tell the difference between a cold and the flu. [...]

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Surgical Procedures for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are not really dangerous because normally it gets out of the body through urination. Then again there are cases when kidney stones develop to something bigger than expected so they stay in the body. When this happens then it is time to visit your doctor so that you can go through necessary tests [...]

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Going to work after a brain injury

Going back to work following a traumatic brain injury is usually one of the main goals of the brain injury survivor. It is a life scale that will decrease the risk of depression and other emotional instability that can happen following a dramatic brain injury. Unfortunately, those who suffer from a traumatic brain injury, whether [...]

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Depression And Elderly Care

Those who care for the elderly either in their homes or in facilities like nursing homes and retirement centers and also hospitals face not only the medical needs of their patients but also the spiritual/emotional needs as well. Often times while caring for the elderly the caregivers may notice symptoms of depression such as changes [...]

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Alternative Medicine for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Do you or someone you know suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? There are many names used to describe this syndrome including immune dysfunction syndrome, CFIDS, CFS, and Myalgic encephalomyelitis. What makes this syndrome difficult to treat is that it involves the brain and also multiple body systems and is an incapacitating fatigue that lasts for [...]

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Alternative Health Practices

Complementary and alternative medicine practices are the terms used for products and practices that are not part of traditional standard care offered through Western medicine. Standard care is defined as wide medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy and allied health professionals consider good practice. Alternative medicine practices are treatments that can be used instead of standard [...]

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ADD And It’s Effect On Adults

ADD not only affects children but it can affect adults, too. The group of symptoms that make up ADD cause a person to find it difficult to concentrate and often leads to other social problems. An adult with ADD is likely to find following directions, concentrating, organizing, remembering things and finishing work within time limits [...]

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