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Arthritis Superfood: Spirulina

…this have to do with arthritis? Researchers have found that one of spirulina's pigments, phycocyanin, possesses anti-inflammatory properties similar to some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Considering the dangers linked to NSAIDs, particularly ulcers, spirulina should be viewed as an…

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Spirulina Helps Hepatitis C Patients

…and dozens of minerals. And researchers have found that one of spirulina’s pigments, phycocyanin, possesses anti-inflammatory properties similar to some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Spirulina has been recognized in many civilizations as a complete food or something that contains…

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The Natural Pain Reliever You Keep in Your Kitchen

…properties of turmeric. This yellow-orange spice is well-known for its use in Indian cooking, but its active ingredient—curcumin—also has anti-inflammatory qualities that can help relieve pain. When ingested, it can help relieve pain throughout the body; when applied topically, it can provide relief…

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Clear Your Skin With a Good Digestive Cleansing

…is frequently a problem in cases of psoriasis. The condition can also worsen when taking certain drugs like beta-blockers, steroids, and the anti-inflammatory indomethacin. I would also suggest taking a good bacterial digestive supplement. Probiotic benefits include a strengthening of the mucosal barriers…

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Propolis: A Natural Antiviral

…former Soviet Union and confirmed by other countries has shown that propolis has strong antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-amoebic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic (fever-reducing) properties. Further research on this natural compound has shown that propolis has strong antiviral properties…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…prevent heart attacks, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Not to mention, millions of people regularly use aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and naproxen sodium for pain relief. My answer is still no—my opinion of aspirin or other NSAIDs has not changed…

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How To Use Turmeric To Stop Asthma

…been writing about it for years, and included it in my many formulas. As I’ve covered in the past, turmeric has been shown to have remarkable anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antibacterial, antiviral and antioxidant properties. Turmeric helps dilate blood vessels allowing for better air flow, relaxes muscle…

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Common Causes of Digestive Problems

…Fluoridated and/or chlorinated water supplies; * Radiation therapy; * Exposure to toxic metals, pollutants, and/or radiation; or * Use of non-steriod anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDS (like Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, Rufin, Medipren, Midol, etc..). Besides symptoms, another good indicator of bowel problems is the pH…

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Olive Oil Eases Inflammation

…to treat, for example, a headache. On the other hand, regular consumption of extra-virgin olive oil would provide a continuous dose of this anti-inflammatory compound, which could have profound results over a period of time. The key once again, as in exercise and supplement use, appears to be consistent…

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Bromelain Has Cardiovascular Benefits Too

…rabbits. Bromelain also has been shown to be very effective in treating inflammation, again without the side effects of aspirin or the non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Motrin, Advil, Midol, etc. In fact, even the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has been effective using 2,250 mg of bromelain…

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Propolis Promotes Pregnancy

…responsible in helping infertility problems associated with endometriosis. Propolis is known to inhibit vascular endothelial growth and exert a strong anti-inflammatory effect. You May Also Be Interested In: * How to increase fertility naturally * More Dr. Williams advice on women's health

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Six Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Life

…scavenging ability and antioxidant capabilities, it has several other benefits, as well. Green tea is rich in flavonoids, which exhibit potent anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antiviral and anticancer properties. If you couldn't afford anything else in the way of nutritional supplements, I would strongly…

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What is Ashwagandha?

…causing drowsiness * stabilizes blood sugar * lowers cholesterol * reduces brain-cell degeneration * contains anti-malarial properties * offers anti-inflammatory benefits Ashwagandha has even been found to reduce the growth of cancer cells. Ashwagandha should also be used by anyone who is having adrenal…

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A Spicy Alternative to NSAIDs

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are some of the most widely used medications used for all types of pain, particularly the wear-and-tear form of arthritis (osteoarthritis). In a study published last year in JAMA, researchers took a look at individuals being treated for high blood pressure…

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How to Stop a Muscle Cramp in its Tracks

…using DMSO for the first time, but it is only temporary. Turmeric Paste The Indian spice, turmeric, is a natural pain-reliever and has natural anti-inflammatory properties. It has been used since ancient times in the treatment of strains and sprains. Make a paste with two tablespoons of turmeric powder…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

…acids. Chia helps restore the omega-3 to omega-6 balance that has become so lopsided from our diets. As I mentioned earlier, omega-3 oils are anti-inflammatory in nature, and excess omega-6s promote inflammation. Chia consumption can help with other inflammatory conditions including most types of arthritis…

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Fight the Flu With Licorice Root

…cells. Glycyrrhizin is chemically similar to hormones produced by the adrenal glands. Its structure is responsible for its immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory capabilities as well as its side effects. At the first sign of the flu, I suggest drinking a cup of licorice-root tea daily for a month or so…

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Cherries Prevent Gout

…tubular reabsorption of urate and increases urate excretion in the urine. Cherries also reduce the production of uric acid. Cherries also contain anti-inflammatory properties. A bowl of cherries daily and a conscientious diet makes for a strong, natural gout prevention program. You May Also Be Interested…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…whey contains a protein called lactoferrin—which as you’ve just read is associated with a wide range of benefits including immune support, anti-inflammatory action, cancer prevention, infection fighting, and wound healing. Research from New Zealand has now determined that lactoferrin is able to increase…

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The Whey to Good Health

…necessary for bone growth, whey contains a protein called lactoferrin, which is associated with a wide range of benefits including immune support, anti-inflammatory action, cancer prevention, infection fighting, and wound healing. Research has now determined that lactoferrin is able to increase the production…

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