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1.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...
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2.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...
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3.Insulin
Insulin injections are used to regulate blood sugar in people with childhood-onset diabetes as well as those with severe adult-onset diabetes. Meaningful preliminary evidence suggests that use of the following herbs and supplements could potentially improve blood sugar control and require you to reduce your insulin dosage: /tnp/pg000227 doc 21470 a...
Score: 88%
 
4.Easy Bruising
Bruising and bleeding both occur because of damage to blood vessels. When a vein, artery, or capillary is torn or cut, blood flows out into the vessel's surroundings; if the escaped blood is contained within the tissues directly under the skin, we see a bruise. While all of us bruise from time to time, some people bruise particularly easily. A numb...
Score: 86%
 
5.Blepharitis
Blepharitis is a common eye disease that affects the edge of the eyelids and the eyelash hair follicles. Symptoms include red and swollen eyelids; crusting of the eyelashes on awakening; redness of the eye; sensitivity to light; excessive tearing; frothy tears; and an itching, burning, or foreign-body sensation in the eye. There are two forms of bl...
Score: 86%
 
6.Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are swollen, inflamed veins in the rectum that can ache and bleed. They are very common and are usually caused by /tnp/pg000361 doc 21590 constipation , a low-fiber diet, a sedentary lifestyle, /tnp/condition/pregsupport doc 37416 pregnancy , or /tnp/pg000135 doc 21393 liver cirrhosis . The most important interventions for hemor...
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7.Edema
Many medical conditions can cause edema (swelling). The following forms of edema are discussed in their own articles. Follow the links for detailed information. A condition related to varicose veins called /tnp/pg000899 doc 21853 chronic venous insufficiency can cause swelling in the legs. Numerous natural treatments have substantial supporting evi...
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8.Nosebleeds
Who among us has never had a nosebleed? Whether a dab of blood on a tissue or a terrifying flood, a nosebleed can arise from many causes: dry winter air, colds, injuries, or the common if unsavory habit of picking one's nose. In many cases, no cause can be identified with certainty. Sometimes nosebleeds arise more frequently because of faulty or we...
Score: 85%
 
9.Uveitis
The term uveitis means "inflammation of the uvea." The uvea is the middle layer of the tissues surrounding the eyeball, stretching from the iris at the front of the eye all the way back to a lining beneath the retina at the back of the eye. The three main types of uveitis are named based on where inflammation occurs: Iritis (or anterior uveitis ...
Score: 81%
 
10.Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a group of related diseases that cause damage to the eye s optic nerve and result in visual impairment or blindness. Most often, glaucoma occurs in the presence of increased intraocular pressure (pressure inside the eye). However, glaucoma can also occur when intraocular pressure is normal (although treatment that reduces the pressure a...
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