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Salve recipe for deep tissue healing

Natural salve recipe: Arthritis, aching joints, broken bones, injured ligaments, torn muscles? Here is a wonderful home recipe for salve using herbs and oil that will deliver nutrients and healing agents into deep body tissue within minutes! Warm ½ cup … Continue reading

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A not so hip problem

Really hip trivia: What’s the deal? The number of total hip replacements almost doubled in the last decade among 45-64 year oldsters according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. If you are 45 years old and already need a … Continue reading

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Swallowing aspirin swallowing lies

The front-line pain drug for arthritis pain is aspirin. But the one “side effect” of aspirin and other NSAIDs and even osteoarthritis drugs that you never hear about is that they actually inhibit natural cartilage repair in the body while … Continue reading

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Knuckling the trivia

Knuckle popping does NOT cause arthritis, big knuckles, damaged joints or any other harm. But it can cause arguments, divorce and other altercations…

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The ginger root rescue

Have you tried ginger root for indigestion? Tried it for a colicky baby? Ginger root tea can smooth out the digestive bumps. Do you have cancer? Ginger to the rescue! Ginger root is a go-to remedy for travel sickness, indigestion, … Continue reading

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Marijuana is the worse drug ever??

The feds say that marijuana is a schedule I drug – the worst of the worse drugs. Hippy Weed is even the most frequently used illegal drug in the US. But, more states are legalizing this “drug” for medical and … Continue reading

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What causes disease?

Disease is a process of inflammation in the body. Arthritis, colitis, cystitis, dermatitis, gastritis, nephritis and neuritis – even Alzheimer’s, asthma, cancer, diabetes and heart disease are common inflammatory conditions that make life miserable and kill. This is where serrapeptase … Continue reading

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Turmeric for what ails ya

The natural food supplement turmeric is a super spice great for dozens of health benefits because it is an all-natural, high-powered, anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric also boosts liver enzymes that flush carcinogens out of the body. An over-burdened and poor functioning … Continue reading

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The root of all pain

Inflammation is the root of all pain. Inflammation equals pain – joint pain in particular. Redness and swelling are inflammatory problems associated with pain. Arthritis is pain in the joints related to inflammation. Even aging is a consequence of inflammation. … Continue reading

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Clove oil for toothaches

Clove oil cut with a carrier oil – like coconut oil – makes a great topical analgesic. You can also temporarily alleviate toothache pain by dabbing some clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth. … Continue reading

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Mistletoe for cancer treatment

Mistletoe is a parasite plant that grows and thrives while other plants are dormant. But mistletoe is great for cancer treatment and even doubles survival times for pancreatic cancer patients. Mistletoe also decreases the likelihood of painful or adverse events … Continue reading

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Arthritis and the zinc-link

Osteoarthritis is characterized by the destruction of cartilage tissue in joints. A recent study published in the journal Cell reveals that osteoarthritis tissue damage is caused by a pathway involved in regulating and responding to zinc levels inside of cartilage … Continue reading

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How to move a muscle

Every time you move a muscle you are burning carbohydrates. Carbohydrates also fuel the central nervous system and keep vital organs energized. The body breaks down carbs into sugars to store them in one of three places; in the muscles, … Continue reading

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Yoga for survivors

How about this one for breast cancer survivors? Chronic inflammation is linked to breast cancer, coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, frailty, functional decline and may other health problems. Yoga can help! The good news is that … Continue reading

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A funny name has that guggul

Guggul is a funny-named herbal supplement with some serious weight loss and healing potential. Guggul also has strong disinfecting properties besides being a fat burning agent. Guggul also lowers serum cholesterol and triglycerides and increases white blood cell counts and … Continue reading

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Vitamin E slows Alzheimer’s progression

Vitamin E has now been proven to help in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease, which affects up to 5.1 million Americans today. Taking vitamin E with Alzheimer’s or dementia can slow the progression of all kinds of functional decline by … Continue reading

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Frankincense – not just for kings

Frankincense is a timeless supplement containing boswellic acids which are great for relieving joint pain and reducing inflammation in all types of arthritis. Frankincense, AKA Boswellia, is an Ayurvedic gum resin that has both anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. The boswellic … Continue reading

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Why the wheat-gluten problems?

Our modern hybrid wheat varieties now pack up to 40 times more gluten than traditional heirloom varieties and a whopping 1/3 of the US population is going gluten free because of health-related wheat problems. Selective breeding, hybridization and genetic modification … Continue reading

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Natural headache medicine

White willow bark is the oldest known herb for treating pain and inflammation.  The bark of the white willow tree contains natural salicin which the body changes to salicylic acid. (Aspirin is “acetylsalicylic acid” that is concocted unnaturally from salicylic … Continue reading

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Defeating inflammation pain – naturally

One of the best ways to fight inflammation is with proteolytic enzymes. These awesome enzymes are found in foods that eat, like pineapples, and are used by the body to break proteins down into amino acids. The body then uses … Continue reading

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