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Medicines For Treating Severe Acne

Acne can become such a severe affliction that the necessity for consulting a certified medical practitioner may come up. The dermatologist will help you select medicines with the minimum harmful side effects, from which you will derive the maximum benefit. You can purchase the prescribed acne medicines from any chemist shop. It is advisable that you discuss in detail with your doctor about the possible side effects of the medication. Before you start the treatment, you may want to find out which medicines are usually prescribed for acne how the medicines work.

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Triphala Herb for Colon Cleansing

To cope up with the fast moving environment, we are undergoing several changes in our day-to-day life, thus causing great stress on our mind and health leading to too many ailments and disorders. The use if various medicines and drugs to cure these problems are causing various side-effects on one’s physical structure. Fed up from these side-effects people are moving towards different natural remedies that have been proved to be inexpensive and gives no side-effects. One of the natural remedies is Ayurveda which is regarded as a traditional system of healing. One of its gift is Triphala which has been proved beneficial in curing many diseases. It is the most popular herb used in ayurveda.

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Crohn’s Disease – You Don’t Need to Have It In Order to Hate It

If you, a family member, or a loved one have Crohn’s disease, you already know what a pain – literally – it can be. Not only painful, but with frequent bouts of diarrhea to really add joy to your life. Although Crohn’s disease typically attacks the lower part of the small intestine – the ileum – it can affect any locale along the digestive trace, from the mouth to the anus. Crohn’s disease can even have a damaging affect on nearby lymph nodes. Folks, this is not something you want to have, but for safety’s sake you do want to know the signs and symptoms.

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The Health Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger is a culinary spice known to add its pungent taste and aroma to whatever dish it is added to. It has a long history as a culinary spice and medicinal herb for thousands of years in Asia, and has been exported to the West thanks to Eastern traders. Since then it has become a staple in most kitchens around the world.

I. History Of Ginger

Ginger or Zangiber officinale in Latin, is an aromatic underground stem or rhizome. This plant has a long history in Asian cuisine for thousands of years. Indigenous to China, it was used as a culinary spice for more than 4,400 years. Its medicinal value was sought after; for more than 2,000 years it has been recognized as a cure against diarrhea, nausea and stomach upset. Its use became widespread in India, under the

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Aloe Vera – Is It Just A Laxative (Part II)?

This is the concluding segment of my two-part (Aloe Vera – Is It Just A Laxative?) article on the Aloe Vera plant which for many years was erroneously regarded as no more than a powerful laxative. Aloe Vera in actual fact is one of Nature’s most potent medicinal herbs. In tandem with it’s ability as an effective and natural weight loss agent, it is also a strong and healthy detoxifying agent.

Aloe Vera as a Detoxifying Agent:

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What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), one of many disorders that cause inflammation in the intestines. There is particular difficulty diagnosing Crohn’s Disease because of the similarity between Crohn’s and other intestinal problems, specifically ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome. Most of these disorders cause digestive problems and pain.

This disorder can affect any part of the digestive tract, but predominantly is found in the lower small intestines. It is presented as swelling of the intestinal walls and is as common in men as women, as well as various ethnicities. There also appears to be a genetic link to Crohn’s as many sufferers also have family members with the disorder as well.

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A Broad Overview Of 10 Digestive Diseases

You would experience a great deal of discomfort when your digestive system is not working properly. These symptoms can be constipation, nausea, loose stools, sweaty and in serious cases, can also be life threatening. Your digestive system is comprised of a digestive tract and other organs that aid in breaking down your food for absorption and the remaining to be removed as waste. Your digestive tract is a series of hollow organs that are joined together in a long, twisting tube. It extends from your mouth to your anus and includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus.

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Colon Cancer Treatment

Surgical procedures Your surgeon removes the part of your colon that contains the cancer, along with a margin of normal tissue on either side of the cancer to help ensure that no cancer is left behind. Nearby lymph nodes are usually also removed and tested for cancer.

Your surgeon is often able to reconnect the healthy portions of your colon or rectum. But when that’s not possible, for instance if the cancer is at the outlet of your rectum, you may need to have a permanent or temporary colostomy.
This involves creating an opening in the wall of your abdomen from a portion of the remaining bowel for the elimination of body wastes into a special bag. Sometimes the colostomy is only temporary, allowing your colon or rectum time to heal after surgery.

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Crohn’s Disease – a Brief Overview

Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract – from the mouth all the way through to the anus. As a disease, it can be difficult to diagnose due to its similarity to other inflammatory disorders such as ulcerative colitis or irritable bowel syndrome. Crohn’s Disease usually causes inflammation in the lower small intestine, known as the ileum. The inflammation goes deep into the wall of the intestine causing pain and diarrhea.

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Why I Prescribe Antibiotics

I am often asked why I prescribe antibiotics to my patients with rheumatoid or reactive arthritis, late-onset asthma, Crohn’s disease, fibromyalgia and other so-called “autoimmune diseases”. Before I prescribe any medication, I ask myself whether it will help or hurt. All of the “auto-immune” diseases cause severe disability. Conventional medications neither cure these diseases nor stop the progressive destruction that they cause. Doctors prescribe immune suppressives that sometimes have deadly effects. Antibiotics are far safer than the drugs conventionally used to treat these diseases. So, if antibiotics can be shown to help control these diseases, they should be used long before a doctor thinks of using the conventional immune suppressives.

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