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Progesterone is one of the two primary female hormones. As the name implies, progesterone prepares ("pro") the uterus for pregnancy (gestation). Progesterone works in tandem with /tnp/pg000269 21506 doc estrogen ; indeed, if estrogen is taken as a medication without being balanced by progesterone (so called unopposed estrogen), there is an increase...
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More than 200 plant species belong to the genus Valeriana, but the one most commonly used as an herb is Valeriana officinalis. The root is used for medicinal purposes. Galen recommended valerian for insomnia in the second century AD. From the sixteenth century onward, this herb became popular as a sedative in Europe (and later, the United States). ...
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Pregnenolone is a substance made in your body. It is the raw material needed to make steroid hormones such as: Steroid hormones affect a number of systems in your body. It can affect metabolism and inflammation and how well your immune system and kidneys work. It also affects sex characteristics - features that are considered male or female. Your s...
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Acupuncture has been part of the medical mainstream in countries such as China and Japan for centuries. It is also one of the most widely utilized forms of alternative therapy in the United States. More than 10 million acupuncture treatments are administered annually in the US alone. In addition, third-party insurance reimbursement and managed care...
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Hives are small, itchy, red swollen areas on the skin. They tend to fade after a few hours, but new ones can appear. Most cases go away within a few days. However, some last a few weeks or longer. Chronic hives last longer than 6 weeks. It is caused by an allergic reaction. What causes the reaction is different from person to person. The best way t...
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6.Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
Osteopathic medicine originated as a 19th century alternative medical approach emphasizing the physical manipulation of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Today, doctors of osteopathic medicine study and practice the same types of medical and surgical techniques as their conventional MD colleagues with the addition of osteopathic manipulative treatm...
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7.Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic problem of the colon. Regular inflammation causes damage to the colon. This leads to bleeding, loose or bloody stools, pain, cramps, and weight loss. Problems tend to come and go over time. There is no cure for UC. Medicines and changes in how you eat can help to control it. The goal is to control flare-ups and...
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The pancreas is an organ that creates enzymes necessary to properly digest starch, protein, and fat. In addition, cells responsible for creating insulin are also found in the pancreas. Pancreatitis is a condition in which the pancreas is inflamed. When pancreatitis is prolonged, pancreatic function declines, leading to malabsorption of nutrients an...
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Diarrhea, or loose bowel movements, can occur for many reasons. Food poisoning and infections are the most common causes of acute (short-lived) diarrhea. Chronic diarrhea may be caused by ongoing illnesses of the digestive tract, such as /tnp/condition/ibd doc 39023 inflammatory bowel disease and /tnp/pg000616 doc 21736 irritable bowel syndrome . C...
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10.Sublingual Immunotherapy
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is a method of treating allergies that closely resembles conventional "allergy shots." In both of these methods, small amounts of allergenic substances are administered periodically and over a long period of time, via a route different from that in which the body ordinarily encounters them. For example, plant polle...
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