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1.Ginger
Native to southern Asia, ginger is a 2- to 4-foot-long perennial that produces grass-like leaves up to a foot long and almost an inch wide. Although it is called ginger root in the grocery store, the part of the herb used is actually the rhizome, the underground stem of the plant, with its bark-like outer covering scraped off. Ginger has been used ...
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2.Nausea
Nausea can be caused by many factors, including stomach flu, viral infections of the inner ear (labyrinthitis), motion sickness, /tnp/condition/preg_nausea doc 35553 pregnancy , and /tnp/condition/cancertreat doc 35541 chemotherapy . If you are continually nauseous, it can be more disabling than chronic pain. Successful treatment can make an enormo...
Score: 92%
 
3.Nausea of Pregnancy
Nausea afflicts the majority of women during the first trimester of pregnancy. However, this is also the precise period in which drug therapy is most worrisome, due to the extreme vulnerability of the fetus at that time. For this reason, conventional medicine has to some extent welcomed alternative medicine s quest for safe, natural treatment optio...
Score: 91%
 
4.Cisplatin
Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer of the testicles, bladder, lung, stomach, esophagus, and ovaries, as well as other forms of cancer. Cisplatin can cause numerous side effects, including: Some of the treatments mentioned below have been advocated for preventing or treating cisplatin side effects. For information on the use of ...
Score: 86%
 
5.Warfarin
Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant used to thin the blood and prevent it from clotting. It is a somewhat dangerous drug that can be affected by many substances, including food. Note : If you are taking warfarin, we do not recommend taking any herb or supplement except on a physician's advice. Similar blood-thinning drugs are anisindione (Mirad...
Score: 84%
 
6.Artichoke
Artichoke is a common plant that has been used to help lower cholesterol. It can be cooked and eaten. It can also be taken as an extract, pill, or powder. 300 milligrams of extract, 2 to 3 times per day Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at 1106577 /tnp/Natural and Alternative Treatment Editorial Process EBSCO NAT...
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7.Surgery Support
Surgery, even relatively minor surgery, is a significant trauma to the body. The surgical incision itself can cause swelling (edema), pain, and bruising; anesthesia frequently causes nausea and bloating. Certain surgeries that damage the body's lymphatic system, such as radical mastectomy, can cause a specific form of long-lasting swelling called l...
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8.Functional Foods Index
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9.Intestinal Gas
The passing of intestinal gas is a normal process, but it can become unpleasant, uncomfortable, or embarrassing. Intestinal gas has two primary sources: bacteria in the intestines and air swallowed by mouth (aerophagia). Certain foods greatly increase the production of gas in the intestines by providing nutrients to gas-producing bacteria. Common g...
Score: 81%
 
10.Vitamin B6
Vitamin B 6 plays a major role in making proteins, hormones, and neurotransmitters (chemicals that carry signals between nerve cells). Because mild deficiency of vitamin B 6 is common, this is one vitamin that is probably worth taking as insurance. However, there is little evidence that taking vitamin B 6 above nutritional needs offers benefits in ...
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