Cramps

How to Stop a Muscle Cramp in its Tracks

Do muscle cramps sneak up and grip you with pain at the most unexpected times? A muscle cramp or strain occurs because you may have inadvertently irritated a muscle or muscle group. They strike in places where there is “soft tissue,” such as near the spine, thigh, calf muscle, abdomen, etc. Besides…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…strains. * For fibromyalgia, malic acid and magnesium can be effective. Magnesium is also particularly effective for migraines. * And for muscle cramps, try Traumeel and DMSO. Now it’s your turn: What natural therapies do you use for pain relief? You May Also Be Interested In * Relieve arthritis…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

If you are an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferer, one bad food choice can literally turn your stomach into angry knots with painful cramping, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. But the right choice can be the key to a calm and settled bowel instead of an irritable one. Many studies, including…

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Protect Your GI Tract With This Summertime Vegetable

…given throughout the day. And although practically all of the 400 individuals who were given the rhubarb initially experienced abdominal pain and cramping, the rhubarb quickly stopped the bleeding. The initial pain was not so intense that it required intervention, and it lessened or stopped completely…

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Padma for Heart Health

…One of the primary symptoms of cardiovascular disease, intermittent claudication, involves numbness, pain, aching, and extreme muscle fatigue or cramping when walking. It generally starts in the calf muscles but can be felt in the feet, thighs, and even the buttocks. If you stop and rest for a minute…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

…prior to their period. Excess estrogen also tends to depress thyroid function prior to the period, resulting in excessive mood fluctuations, heavy cramping at the start of the period, and heavy flow. Correcting fluid retention in these women requires a little more effort than the recommendations I've…

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Ease Angina With Padma

…lasts only a few minutes and tends to subside with rest. Angina symptoms can vary from individual to individual. There can be a deep ache, vague cramping pain, constriction, or crushing pain. Angina pain generally doesn’t occur directly over the heart. It’s most commonly felt directly beneath the…

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