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Alternative Medicine

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Various forms of treating illnesses, and maintaining health including but not exclusive to: Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Chiropractic, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathic, Hypnosis, Meditation, Reiki, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Yoga.
You would have to review your policy and see if it requires that you are under an MD's care.
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Answer Herbal stores carries all that stuff or a health store but herbal is the best way to go. It is also available at any drugstore and most grocery stores.
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Tea tree oil (from Australia) is usually available in health food stores; a 1 ounce bottle can cost about $10. It's a natural antiseptic. We've used it with good effect on cancer sores. There are also several natural deodorants containing tea tree oil. In Canada I have seen it in drug stores like S…
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Lavender Oil for Inducing LaborNo. Lavender has a calming effect. It would be great for you while you are in labour to keep you calm, but other than that, it won't encourage it.More input:No, Lavender Oil cannot help induce labor, but sex can. Also tea with natural licorice root can help. Walking, e…
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Prayer for illness is not always answered in healing: Paul prayed three times for his own healing, yet God had other purposes. 2 Corinthians 12:7-10. Luke, the physician, traveled extensively with Paul, yet his profession was never depreciated, but quite possibly needed by Paul, as his eyesight was …
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Phospholipids and triglycerides are similar except the one of the fatty acid molecules is replaced by a phosphate molecule :)
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Detoxifying is actually only possible with alternative therapies, because the orthodox establishment refuses to accept that heavy metal toxins such as aluminum and mercury are harmful, and goes so far as to cover-up the fact that they are even included in their own vaccines, and pharmaceuticals. All…
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It depends on what kind of pain--for instance: arnica for muscles and trauma, ginger for inflammation, oregano for infection, lecithin for sciatica,etc. You would need to be more specific about the pain for a more specific answers. There are number of natural supplements which are extremely effectiv…
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Ben says it does. Jennifer says it doesn't.
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Answer An eye stye can be treated at home by applying a very warm compress for about 10 minutes per time, 3 to 4 times daily. using a wet, clean washcloth on the tender area. This treatment will aid in the suppuration of the stye; suppuration refers to the forming of a head on an infection, and t…
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Answer No. Actually these diseases are quite different from each other, and so far, both are incurable, albeit treatable. Effective treatment is available on the form of specific medicaments (such as lithium and antidepressives for bipolar disorder, and antipsychotics for schizophrenia) plus psyc…
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(As this year is 2009). The earliest records are to be found in China, in 2700 BC (4,709 years ago). Reflexology was depicted in the tomb for physicians in Egypt in 2330 BC (4,339 years ago).
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You can place a hot towel to the area frequently until the boil comes to a head, it will burst on its own. you might want to visit the doctor because some boils drain heavily.if it is then you can also leave it for long and it'll be forgotten and the pain will go squeeze it against a surfaces so it …
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When you're buying an oil, you need to be sure that you know that that essential oil is pure. All essential oils are not equal, and if you get a low grade one you're setting yourself up for problems. I wouldn't go on amazon.com for nothing because you don't actually know what you're getting in those…
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As with measuring anything in mg you can just find a scale small enough to place your "dry kelp" on and put on or take off kelp until you've reached the desired amount.
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Answer A chiropractor and physiotherapy are the closest you will get to alternative medicine under the NHS (National Health Service). The NHS covers you only for their treatments, which all fall under conventional medicine. I am afraid that your only option is to research alternative medicine and…
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Answer For many people, it would be fine to drink noni juice on a regular basis. There might be times this would be questionable is if there is an unnatural, and possibly harmful ingredient. For instance, most health-concerned consumers would not wish to drink high fructose corn syrup every day, …
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Aromatherapy candles can be made from beeswax, soybean wax, vegetable oil with pure essential oil. But the best is to made aromatherapy candles from soy because they're all natural.
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Frankinsence essential oil uses Frankincense is one of the oils that can really calm and soothe the whole body and mind. It eases all aches and pains, clears the lungs and acts as a skin tonic. Burners and vaporizers In vapor therapy, frankincense can be used for bronchitis, colds, coughs…
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Each milliliter (mL) equates to 0.03381 fluid ounces.
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You need an alkaline body, full of oxygen, and nutrients, which is also low in toxins. Combine the Budwig Diet with hydrogen peroxide, and work to get the body's PH to 8.5 (It really is possible). Do these things and there will be no trace of cancer. Now it is time to begin your research. Expect to…
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Try these points on yourself, and if a contraction begins, stop the pressure. When the contraction stops, apply pressure again. Of course, avoid all of these reflexology points until you are past your due date - at least your 41st week. You certainly don't want to rush the baby before its time.Insid…
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Guava leaves are used to make guava tea, which is good in controlling blood pressure and cholesterol. It also helps control diabetes, protects prostate and reduces the risk of cancer. It is also use to wash the healing wounds to avoid more bacterial infections.
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Although various parts of the Albizia lebbeck tree are used as folk remedies for various ailments, there has been little or no verifiable, scientific, or medical evaluation of Albizzia lebbeck. Seeds: no harmful effects have been reported when the seeds have been eaten, as long as they are eaten i…
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Answer You could take one multi-vitamin a day or one B6 type of vitamin a day and that would be more than enough to see if it will help. Most American diets contain enough vitamin B6 though. And the only way it would ever help Carpal tunnel syndrome is if you were deficient, which is probably unl…
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See Web Links See the Web Links to the left for the answer. Oxygen therapy is based on the simple principle that diseased cells can not survive in an oxygen-rich environment, and your healthy cells cannot become diseased if they are supplied with sufficient oxygen. This is the basis of oxidative or…
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Nutritional supplements can cure spasticity in various ways. The supplements will provide nutrients which will relieve the pain that is found around the muscle area and also ease the tension among other ways.
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WHERE TO DISPOSE OF USED SYRINGES USED SYRINGES SHOULD ALWAYS be place in a hard plastic or metal container with a lock on it. There should be slot to drop them through, where you can not reach in and touch one. They should be then taken to a hospital or a med lab. Call first to make sure that th…
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We only purchase peppermint oil and other essential oils from Young Living as it is one of the only that is so pure, it's recommended to be taken internally per the label on bottle. You can learn about their oils at flawlessoils.com Most health stores sell peppermint oil, but read the label care…
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Tea tree oil is best NOt to be used on an open wound! Could make you immune to the benefits of the oil, or could irritate/cause bad reaction.
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Torn cartilage repairs itself with time, usually not too long. If you've damaged a ligament while exercising this will be fine. However, repetitive tearing can possibly lead to arthritis in later years. From the age of about 50 the ability for the body to repair itself is reduced, and this is when t…
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Enjoy your research. Holos [G] means to see things as a part of whole. There are some people who analyze things and there are some who synthesize [or rather explore the unity]. Both methods are important. Holistic approach is especially inmportant in health and medicine as it defines health more …
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There is still a website (deankrafthealer,com) but Dean Kraft, purported to be a non-medical healer, died on October 27, 2013 (born 1950).
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There are many types of cleanses...I guess it depends on what your goal is. Do you want to do a fat flush, detox from parasites, loss some weight, etc.
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According to the American Music Therapy Association, "Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program." Music Therapy is…
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Laurus Nobilis [ sweet bay ] is a medicinal plant with a homeopathic extract as tinture for antiseptic for skin rashes and alopecia.It is used in lower potency as digestive,carminative and anti tissue remedies. Alternative Answer It is also used in cooking (bay leaves give great flavor to spaghetti…
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Answer Conventional medicine (also known as empirical medicine, scientific medicine and western medicine) is medicine which has been shown to work under strict scientific tests, has known mechanisms, and has usually been developed after years of extensive research. Alternative med…
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Answer :)) You never know for sure, but conventional doctors who are properly certified are 9000 times more likely to kill someone than gun owners. History has taught us that the brightest and most successful people were always the "drop-outs". Credentials mean nothing. Actually, they mean less t…
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Acupuncture is generally regarded as safe and effective, but your success generally depends on the experience of the practitioner. A: While I do agree that alternative medicine could be valuable, I do, also, believe, just as in conventional medicine, the "success" depends on the knowledge of the per…
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In the US and Canada Naturopathic Doctors are licensed in some states/provinces. It some states such as Vermont ND's are primary care physicians, so if you have insurance you are covered. However this is generally only true for visit costs and not necessarily treatments. In other states, like India…
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It is manual pressure (instead of needle twirling) at the relevant acupuncture sites.
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well you are actually supposed to if u have a cut put lemon juice on it and mix with aclohol and it works but i dont really get ur question that much so i hope this answers it also go on the website www.medicine.com for more info
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Endocrinologists diagnose diseases that affect your glands. They know how to treat conditions that are often complex and involve many systems within your body. Your primary care doctor refers you to an endocrinologist when you have a problem with your endocrine system.  Endocrinology is a bran…
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Hot wax therapy, or more often called a hot wax bath, is a spa technique where the hands or the feet are placed in melted wax for the relief of pain, mostly for arthritis.
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The word "pharmakon" translated as 'drug' and meaning both 'remedy' and 'poison'. The word "pharmacy" is derived from the word "pharmakon". A pharmacist/chemist dispenses medicines in a pharmacy shop. A pharmacy which stores homeopathic medicines is homeopathic pharmacy
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I have found one site which is having good information of aromatherapy services, if anyone interested can visit http://www.wikkaroma.com/
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Answer most of the acupressure points are located on the extremities of body e.g. hands n soles of legs.they are nothing but nerve endings or referral points thanx
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for putting medicine in patients
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You can place a hot towel to the area frequently until the boil comes to a head, it will burst on its own. you might want to visit the doctor because some boils drain heavily.
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Tibicos mushroom is purported to have many health benefits. Some of those benefits are probiotic, antioxidant, joint pain, blood pressure regulation, migraines, and weight loss.
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Confusion or sleepinessSlowed, slurred speech, or shallow breathingWeak pulse; low blood pressureA change in behavior during cold weather or a change in the way a person looksExcess shivering or no shivering; stiffness in the arms or legsChilly rooms or other signs that the person has been in a cold…
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Syringes are uncommon in teaching labs, but are widely used in some research labs. The primary use of syringes is delivering liquid reagents to the reaction mixture under inert atmosphere. The reaction vessel is closed with a septum and pressurized, perhaps with nitrogen. Since the reagents cannot s…
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Answer justin is a young boy of 47 still in year 11 because he kept getting sent back to primary school.he has so much testosterone his fingers are like sausages and hes started to develope only oeastrogen.hes due later this year with a hermothadite for a father.lets hope justins son will do bet…
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Ginger helps with nausea caused by motion sickness and also with morning sickness. Additionally, not only does it act as a natural antihistamine and a mild decongestant, but it is also great for a sore throat. The herb promotes the release of bile from the gallbladder for people suffering from galls…
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The best answer is probably: As far as I can tell, there doesn't appear to be any legitimate research done on this product, but it is unlikely that they are effective, as is typical when something has this much marketing behind it and no formal research. Their website just cites testimonials, one…
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Pregnancy is reduced by several different ways. Using condoms, birth control like the pill which you take everyday also you can have birth control placed inside your body (IUD) but, I think the ones that are placed inside your uterus are usually recommended for women that have 1 or more children. Th…
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The best anti wrinkle cream is the best alternative for wrinkles.
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deciduous (dĭ-sĭj'ū-əs) adj. Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth: deciduous antlers; deciduous leaves; deciduous teeth. Shedding or losing foliage at the end of the growing season: deciduous trees. Not lasting; ephemeral.Deciduous - means those trees that shed their l…
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A herb is a type of plant that is usually very aromatic, and tastes good.some rare herbs are only found in spesific places
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it is using natural things from the earth.
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Salt lamps are crystallized salt which is found in various alt beds. When placed by electronic s, they are said to reduced the dangers of electromagnetic fields or EMF.
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Acupressure helps you in many ways. I don't like acupressure therapy.
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Answer Generally the ones made with orange and/or citrus are the most effective at killing bacteria. Orange oil has a remarkable way of getting rid of grease too. Wonderful and harmless.
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Thousandth of a litre or 1 cm3.
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Chelation is the process of binding an atom or ion with a chemical compound so that the atom or ion can remain soluble and loses its chemical reactivity. EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) is one well know chelating compound. Its structure allows it to bind to metal ions, usually with 2 or 3 EDT…
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Answer Probably not, throughout the attunements given in reiki one first reaches the first degree, then the second and finally the third. At the third attunement one is initiated into the master degree, not only does this mean one aquires the knowledge to give attunements, it also means the maste…
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Reflexology is an alternative therapy that involves specific pressure points on the under side of the feet and hands. Each reflex point is said to represent an organ within the body. E.g. If you have a problem with your bladder, usually you will feel very tender in the corresponding point on the foo…
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A homeopath is a person who practices homeopathy, or homeopathic medicine, a holistic system of treatment that originated in the late eighteenth century. The name homeopathy is derived from two Greek words that mean "like disease." The system is based on the idea that substances that produce sy…
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Answer Many of these oils are mixed with petroleum, so don't. If it were pure, then it would not harm you; but it is very likely that it is mixed down to around 4-7% of the actual oil that you want. (Another answer - former vitamin dept. manager) - Essential oils used in aromatherapy are NOT a…
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There are three types of ways1. Take a steamy shower2. Eat a teaspoon of honey3. Eat an ice block (this only makes it feel better for about 30 minutes)
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YES ! It does.
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I am not too savvy on Egypt as such but the place I bought my massage table is based in the UK and they shipped the table to me in Spain, they have now just started in the USA market and if not too expensive for you, they would be happy to send a table to Egypt, for that I am certain. My massage tab…
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Soltus is a medication used to treat psychosis in schizophrenics and mania in bi-polar disorder patients. Soltus is an amisulpride medication, alternatives to Soltus include Amazeo, Amipride, Sulpitac, and other amisulpride medications.
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It is a laxative containing dehydrocholic acid as the active ingredient.
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Chelating agents such as EDTA move through the bloodstream and grab minerals and metals, such as lead, calcium, cadmium, mercury, copper, aluminum and iron. The minerals and metals then become bound and are removed from the bloodstream.
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You should eat oranges, this give your body vitamin c which hep fight illnesses, eat a spoon full of honey, drink plenty of water
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You should take a zinc supplement orally, and apply garlic to the wort itself. You may want to cut up 1/4 clove of garlic into small pieces, and then bandage it over the wort. In a double-blind study, supplementation with oral zinc, for two months resulted in complete disappearance of warts in 87%…
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I have been taking Holy Basil for 3 months and have not noticed any negative side-effects. On the positive side, I have not had a single asthma attack while on this herb. I started taking Holy Basil in pill form as a way to reduce asthma symptoms in the winter. My doctor had been prescribing a ster…
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In respect to the medical care-field of Nursing, holistic care has the typical advantages and disadvantages that it brings to almost every other medical care-field. One advantage is the increased range of healing options, along with improved diagnostic examinations, given the 'whole person, whole li…
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Answer The detox foot bath consists of electrodes to create both negatively and positively charged ions in warm water to rinse out and balance the body's electric cells. Detox Foot Bath really gives a luxury sensation to legs if the legs are cramped up inside socks, boots and wooly slippers. Fo…
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Breakdown of the elastic proteins (elastin) and major structural proteins (collagen) in the skin allows wrinkles to appear. The cells producing these proteins produce less of them with age; the rate at which this happens is partially genetic. Smoking and UV light (sunlight and tanning beds) speed up…
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Two or three drops is what's usually suggested, but if you use more, it's not a problem, just wipe it up. Sweet oil is the same thing as olive oil and will not hurt you. To be most effective in the ear, warm the oil up by running hot water over the bottle or putting it under your heating pad a coupl…
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Lack of Potassium. Trying tomato sauce, or any tomato-based product. You could also drink Garorade or Orange Juice. Answer Not enough information is given to make a deduction. Likely possibilities are carpel tunnel or a pinched nerve. There could be a sports injury, such as a pulled tendon. With…
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Sulphur soap is indicated Answer I would advise against it as borax is a skin irritant. If just a teaspoon is swallowed by a child, it will kill them. If they are lucky, then it would simply leave them with their skin peeling off. You do not want this stuff to absorb through the skin and into th…
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If you are worried, then consult a physician so that a proper history can be taken, a proper examination and testing can be performed, then a suitable diagnosis and plan of action can be established.
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depending on how long you have.like less than a week 1 gallon of cranberry juice a day.
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It is most likely an excess of ear wax. You want to see an ear nose and throat doctor, they have great tools for extracting the excess wax. Hold your nose, and breath, and blow GENTLY. Then try putting a few drops of hydrogen peroxide in each ear. Of course, you should keep the amount of pressure w…
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Answer Some of the same things that are indicated for detoxifying liver, lungs and blood can be used. Some examples include chlorophyll, sylimarin, fennel, licorice, etc Answer Indeed. The big three in the U.S. are aluminum, mercury, and lead. Aluminum is everywhere: just browse the ingredients…
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AnswerDrink plenty of water, 8 glasses at least per day. Eat only fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and lean protein such as fish and poultry. Have mainly a liquid or watery diet for the first 2 days, but some solid food is important for maintaining health. Use only organic food, and no: store- boug…
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You are inhaling vapors likely to contain petroleum (either from the candle or the oil itself) along with other impurities. While aromatherapy can be hugely beneficial to a person's mental state, it is unlikely to make any direct physical changes in any medical condition. Not everybody can use aro…
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They say a spoon of honey & ginger should do the trick.
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I think exercising your body is a good way to induce sweating. heat
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No, capsaicin is not a type of atom. It is considered a type of molecule, or more specifically, a pure substance.
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The number of pediatricians who worked in the United States in 2013 was 30,890. The mean annual wage for pediatricians that year was $170,530.
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Answer You can get some menthol from your pharmacy, and rub it under his nose. If possible, add some lemon to his drinks, which will help to boost his immune system. If the child is absolutely miserable, a small quantity of an alcoholic drink could be very beneficial to the child for obtaining re…
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Top Notes: Essential oils that are classified as top notes normally evaporate very fast. They tend to be light, fresh and uplifting in nature and are usually inexpensive. Top notes are highly volatile, fast acting, and give the first impression of the blend. However, they do not last for long. …
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Answer If you are taking it through a pack (ie. sinking through the skin with applied heat) then you will know by the way that you feel. You should leave it on for around an hour before taking it off. If the issue is an important one (I use it for my spleen), then do this around 5 times a week. Y…
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