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1.Boswellia
The gummy resin of the boswellia tree has a long history of use in Indian herbal medicine as a treatment for arthritis, bursitis, respiratory diseases, and diarrhea. Growing evidence suggests that boswellia has anti-inflammatory effects. ref5 5-8 On this basis, the herb has been tried for a number of conditions in which inflammation is involved, in...
Score: 99%
 
2.Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in the general family of /tnp/pg000710 21779 doc lupus . For reasons that are not understood, in rheumatoid arthritis the immune system goes awry and begins attacking innocent tissues, especially cartilage in the joints. Various joints become red, hot, and swollen under the onslaught. The pattern o...
Score: 87%
 
3.Bursitis
The muscles and bones of the body work together like a smoothly oiled machine. Some of the oil is provided by fluid-filled sacks called bursae. Bursae are strategically located in areas where muscles, ligaments, and tendons might otherwise rub against bones. The smooth surface of a bursa allows tissues to move across each other without friction....
Score: 87%
 
4.Soft Tissue Pain
When specific causes of symptoms aren t known, doctors sometimes refer to conditions simply by naming the symptoms. Such is the case for so-called soft tissue pain. The term soft tissue pain simply refers to discomfort somewhere in the interconnected system of muscles, tendons, and ligaments, as opposed to the bones, and says nothing about the pa...
Score: 84%
 
5.Scleroderma
Scleroderma, technically called systemic sclerosis or SSc, is a disease of unknown cause that affects the connective tissues of the skin and various organs. Common symptoms include thickening and tightening of the skin (beginning with the extremities), Raynaud s phenomenon (a condition characterized by an exaggerated reaction in the fingertips to c...
Score: 83%
 
6.Asthma
Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways of the lungs. The lining swells and the smooth muscles squeeze. This causes wheezing, coughing, and trouble breathing. Many factors may trigger an attack. Severe attacks can be fatal. There is no cure. Standard treatments for an acute attack include rescue medicine. They quickly relax the muscle...
Score: 83%
 
7.Ayurveda
Ayurveda, the ancient healing system of India, is one of the great healing traditions of the world. Like traditional Chinese medicine, with which it has many historical connections, Ayurveda is a holistic medical system grounded in a comprehensive philosophical/spiritual view of life. Ayurvedic treatment is highly individualized and incorporates a ...
Score: 81%
 
8.Tendonitis
The tendons are one of the body s weakest links. While muscle and bone heal well after injury, the fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone has a relatively poor blood supply, and for that reason, it recovers only slowly. Inflammation in the tendon or its sheath is called tendonitis. Symptoms include tenderness, redness, swelling, and pain on ex...
Score: 80%
 
9.Neck Pain
Neck pain is a common condition, affecting millions of Americans. In many cases, x-rays do not show anything visibly wrong with the neck, suggesting that the problem is a relatively subtle one involving soft tissues. (Conversely, x-rays of people without neck pain often show arthritis; this suggests that even when positive x-ray results are found i...
Score: 79%
 
10.Herbs & Supplements
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