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1.Conjunctivitis
Also called "pinkeye," conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the clear membrane that covers the eyeball. Symptoms in the affected eye include a bloodshot appearance, crusty discharge, and discomfort that may feel like something has gotten in the eye. Conjunctivitis is frequently caused by a viral infection, sometimes of the...
Score: 99%
 
2.Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychological condition that involves recurrent and persistent thoughts or images (obsessions) that are experienced as intrusive and cause distress. These obsessions are not simply excessive worries about real-life problems, but take on an unrealistic quality. In order to combat their obsessions, people with...
Score: 97%
 
3.Indigo
The leaflets and branches of the indigo plant yield an exquisite blue dye; people around the globe have used it to color textiles and clothing for centuries. Before the development of synthetic blue dyes, indigo was cultivated for this pigment rather than for medicinal use. In the traditional medicine of India and China, indigo was used in the trea...
Score: 97%
 
4.Night Vision (Impaired)
The ability to see in poor light depends on the presence of a substance in the eye called rhodopsin, or visual purple. It is destroyed by bright light but rapidly regenerates in the dark. However, for some people, the adaptation to darkness or the recovery from glare takes an unusually long time. There is no medical treatment for this condition. Th...
Score: 96%
 
5.Strep Throat
Most cases of sore throat are caused by viruses, generally the same viruses that cause colds. One familiar type of sore throat, however, is caused by bacteria in the streptococcus family: streptococcal pharyngitis, commonly known as strep throat. It is relatively common in children. Symptoms of strep throat include intense throat pain (generally d...
Score: 94%
 
6.Bilberry
Often called European blueberry, bilberry is closely related to American blueberry, cranberry, and huckleberry. The flesh of bilberry is red, and is traditionally used, like blueberries, in the preparation of jams, pies, cobblers, and cakes. Bilberry fruit also has a long medicinal history. In the twelfth century, Abbess Hildegard of Bingen wrote o...
Score: 91%
 
7.Therapeutic Touch
Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a form of energy healing popular in the American nursing community. In the words of its official organization, Therapeutic Touch is an intentionally directed process of energy exchange during which the practitioner uses the hands as a focus to facilitate the healing process. ref1 1 TT is used by nurses in a variety of s...
Score: 90%
 
8.Hawthorn
The name "hawthorn" is derived from "hedgethorn," reflecting this spiny tree's use as a living fence in much of Europe. Besides protecting estates from trespassers, hawthorn has also been used medicinally since ancient times. Roman physicians used hawthorn as a heart drug in the first century AD, but most of the literature from that period focuses ...
Score: 89%
 
9.Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy is a poorly understood technique that has multiple definitions, descriptions, and forms. It is generally agreed that the hypnotic state is different from both sleep and ordinary wakefulness, but just exactly what it consists of remains unclear. Hypnosis is sometimes described as a form of heightened attention combined with deep relaxat...
Score: 87%
 
10.Yoga
Hatha yoga, or, as it is commonly called in the US, simply yoga, is an exercise system derived from ancient traditions in India. There are many schools or varieties of hatha yoga, but all of them involve asanas, or postures. Many asanas function as gentle stretching exercises, increasing flexibility. Others encourage the development of strength...
Score: 86%
 

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