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1.Vitamin C
Although most animals can make vitamin C from scratch, humans have lost the ability over the course of evolution. We must get it from food, chiefly fresh fruits and vegetables. One of this vitamin's main functions is helping the body manufacture collagen, a key protein in our connective tissues, cartilage, and tendons. From ancient times through th...
Score: 99%
 
2.Herbal Medicine
Along with /tnp/therapy/massage doc 37433 massage therapy , herbal treatment is undoubtedly one of the most ancient forms of medicine. By the time written history began, herbal medicine was already in full swing and being used in all parts of the world. There are several major surviving schools of herbal medicine. Two of the most complex systems ar...
Score: 93%
 
3.Vitamin E
Vitamin E is an /tnp/pg001664 21907 doc antioxidant that fights damaging natural substances known as free radicals. It works in lipids (fats and oils), which makes it complementary to vitamin C, which fights free radicals dissolved in water. As an antioxidant, vitamin E has been widely advocated for preventing heart disease and cancer. However, the...
Score: 93%
 
4.Sunburn
We're all familiar with sunburn the short-term skin inflammation caused by overexposure to the sun. Besides the familiar redness, pain, blistering, and flaking, overexposure to sunlight can lead to long-term skin damage, including premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. The chief culprit in sunburn is not the sun's heat but its ultrav...
Score: 90%
 
5.Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Recovery
In the competitive world of sports, the smallest advantage can make an enormous difference in the outcome of a contest. A supplement that could improve an athlete's strength, speed, or endurance could make the difference between tenth place and first place in a race. Supplements advocated for these purposes are discussed in the article /tnp/conditi...
Score: 89%
 
6.Nitroglycerin
Nitroglycerin (NTG) is one of the most commonly used treatments for quick relief of anginal pain. Related drugs include isosorbide dinitrate and isosorbide mononitrate. N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a specially modified form of the dietary amino acid cysteine that has various proposed uses. Nitrates such as nitroglycerin lose some of their effectivene...
Score: 87%
 
7.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 ...
Score: 87%
 
8.Uveitis
The term uveitis means "inflammation of the uvea." The uvea is the middle layer of the tissues surrounding the eyeball, stretching from the iris at the front of the eye all the way back to a lining beneath the retina at the back of the eye. The three main types of uveitis are named based on where inflammation occurs: Iritis (or anterior uveitis ...
Score: 87%
 
9.Vitamin K
Vitamin K plays a major role in the body's blood clotting system. There are three forms of vitamin K: K 1 (phylloquinone), found in plants; K 2 (menaquinone), produced by bacteria in your intestines; and K 3 (menadione), a synthetic form. Vitamin K is used medically to reverse the effects of "blood-thinning" drugs, such as warfarin (Coumadin). Gr...
Score: 86%
 
10.Rose Hips
A rose hip is the seed pod of a wild rose plant. Various wild rose species can be utilized as the source of rose hips. Traditionally, rose hips have been used to treat arthritis, colds and flus, indigestion, bladder stones, and gonorrhea. Rose hips are primarily used today as a natural source of 21522 /tnp/pg000285 doc vitamin C . There is no ev...
Score: 86%
 

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