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Lignans are naturally occurring chemicals widespread within the plant and animal kingdoms. Several lignans with intimidating names such as secoisolariciresinol are considered to be phytoestrogens, plant chemicals that mimic the hormone estrogen. These are especially abundant in /tnp/pg000554 21714 doc flaxseeds and sesame seeds. Bacteria in our int...
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Flaxseeds are the hard, tiny seeds of Linum usitatissimum , the flax plant, which has been widely used for thousands of years as a source of food and clothing. There are at least three flaxseed components with potential health benefits. The first is fiber, valuable in treating /tnp/pg000361 doc 21590 constipation . Flaxseed also contains alpha-lino...
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3.Vitamin B2
Vitamin B2 is found in nuts, leafy greens, and yeast. The body uses vitamin B2 to create energy. Vitamin B2 has been used to improve migraine pain and athletic performance. It is also used to manage vitamin B12 deficiency. It can be taken as a pill or powder. 1.1 milligrams per day for women and 1.3 milligrams per day for men Editorial process and ...
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Echinacea is an herb with bright pink flowers. It has been used to ease cold and flu-like symptoms. It can be taken as a pill, powder, extract, or made into a tea. Echinacea can also be applied to the skin as an ointment or cream. It has been used to promote healing and ease swelling in skin problems, such as wounds and eczema. 400 milligrams 2 to ...
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5.Acute Mountain Sickness
Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a sudden drop in the air pressure around the body. It can happen when doing things like diving, mountain climbing, or flying in a plane. This causes gas bubbles that can block blood from flowing. It can be deadly if it isn t treated right away. AMS is treated with oxygen or spending time in a chamber that controls a...
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6.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...
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Guarana, an herb from the Amazon rain forest, has a long history of use as a stimulant beverage. It has also been used to treat arthritis, diarrhea, and headaches. Like tea, coffee, and chocolate, guarana contains alkaloids in the caffeine family, such as theobromine and theophylline. Caffeine is known to reduce pain, treat /tnp/pg000322 doc 2155...
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8.Statin Drugs
The statin drugs, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, are the most popular and powerful medications for /tnp/pg000293 22378 doc improving cholesterol profile . They work by interfering with HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme necessary for the body's manufacture of cholesterol. Drugs in this family include: The herb chaparral ( Larrea tr...
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9.Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure (CHF) means the heart can t pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. It worsens over time. CHF causes breathing problems, swelling in the legs, and lack of strength. There are different possible causes. The most common is a problem with blood flow to the heart. CHF is treated with habit changes and drugs. Surgery ma...
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10.Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common form of heart disease. Blood vessels that bring blood to the heart muscle are narrowed. It can slow or stop blood flow to the heart. Blood vessels are narrowed by a process called atherosclerosis. Fat, cholesterol, and calcium stick to blood vessel walls and form a plaque. The plaque can damage the ...
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