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1.Phosphatidylserine
Phosphatidylserine, or PS for short, is a member of a class of chemical compounds known as phospholipids. PS is an essential component in all our cells; specifically, it is a major component of the cell membrane. The cell membrane is a kind of "skin" that surrounds living cells. Besides keeping cells intact, this membrane performs vital functions s...
Score: 99%
 
2.Bed-wetting
Nocturnal enuresis, or bed-wetting, is defined as unintended nighttime urination in a child over 5 years old. In most cases, there is no underlying medical cause, in which case the condition is called primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE). When enuresis occurs as a result of another illness, it is called secondary nocturnal enuresis. In adults, when the...
Score: 99%
 
3.Strokes
Strokes occur when part of the brain suddenly loses its blood supply and dies. The underlying cause is generally atherosclerosis, a condition in which the walls of blood vessels become thickened and irregular. As atherosclerosis progresses, blood flow through important arteries becomes restricted to a much smaller passage than nature designed. This...
Score: 96%
 
4.Muira Puama
Muira puama is a bush native to the Brazilian Amazon rain forest. Its bark and roots have been used traditionally for a variety of medicinal purposes, including impotence in men, loss of libido in women, nerve problems (including paralysis and tremor), anxiety, digestive problems, and arthritis. Explorers brought muira puama to Europe, where it be...
Score: 95%
 
5.Magnet Therapy
Long popular in Japan, magnet therapy has entered public awareness in the United States, stimulated by golfers and tennis players extolling the virtues of magnets in the treatment of sports-related injuries. Magnetic knee, shoulder, and ankle pads, as well as insoles and mattress pads, are widely available and are touted as providing myriads of he...
Score: 94%
 
6.Corydalis
Widely used in Chinese herbal medicine, the herb corydalis is said to alleviate pain by moving qi and stimulating the blood. These expressions refer to traditional concepts included within the complex theories of /tnp/therapy/chinesemed doc 37403 traditional Chinese herbal medicine . In terms of Western diagnostic categories, corydalis may be...
Score: 92%
 
7.Huperzine A
Huperzine A (HUP-er-zeen) is a potent chemical derived from a particular type of club moss ( Huperzia serrata [Thumb] Trev.). Like caffeine and cocaine, huperzine A is a medicinally active, plant-derived chemical that belongs to the class known as alkaloids. It was first isolated in 1948 by Chinese scientists. ref1 1 This substance is really more a...
Score: 92%
 
8.SSRIs
Since the development of Prozac, the first of the selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), this family of drugs has been expanding. The SSRIs are used for both severe and /tnp/pg000332 21566 doc mild to moderate depression as well as for a variety of other conditions. These drugs work primarily by altering the action of the neurotransmitter...
Score: 91%
 
9.Motherwort
As its Latin name cardiaca suggests, motherwort has traditionally been used to treat heart conditions. The ancient Greeks and Romans employed motherwort to treat heart palpitations as well as depression, which they considered a problem of the heart. Centuries later, Europeans would believe motherwort helpful for "infirmities of the heart" but also ...
Score: 91%
 
10.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: 89%
 

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