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1.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...
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2.Vitamin A
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects your cells against damaging free radicals and plays other vital roles in the body. However, it is potentially more dangerous than most other vitamins because it can build up to toxic levels. For this reason, it should be used with caution. It has long been assumed that beta-carotene supplements t...
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3.Isoniazid
See also /tnp/pg000134 doc 21392 Antibiotics (General) Used for the treatment of tuberculosis, isoniazid can interfere with the absorption or metabolism of numerous nutrients. Since this antibiotic is commonly taken for a very long period of time, deficiencies can mount up over the course of treatment, impairing overall health. Individuals who take...
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4.Nutritional Support (General)
There are two main ways to use vitamins and mineral supplements: "megadose" and nutritional therapy. The�megadose approach involves�taking supplements at doses far above nutritional needs�in hopes of�producing a specific medical benefit.�This technique�essentially uses nutrients as natural drugs. The individual supplement articles in this encyclope...
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5.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...
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6.Pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy-induced Hypertension
Pregnant women occasionally experience an increase in blood pressure known as gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH). In a more severe condition called pre-eclampsia, a rise in blood pressure is accompanied by protein in the urine and sometimes by sudden weight gain, swelling in the face or hands, and other symptoms. When ...
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7.Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1, also called thiamin, was the first B vitamin discovered. Every cell in your body needs thiamin to make adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, the body's main energy-carrying molecule. The heart, in particular, has considerable need for thiamin in order to keep up its constant work. Severe deficiency of thiamin results in beriberi, a disease co...
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8.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...
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9.Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the upper layers of the skin that causes scales on the scalp, face, and other parts of the body. When it affects newborns, it's called cradle cap. Seborrheic dermatitis starts gradually. In adults, it often first appears as a condition similar to dandruff, but involving more inflammation of the scalp; itc...
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10.Macular Degeneration
The lens of the eye focuses an image of the world on a portion of the retina called the macula , the area of finest visual perception. Gradual deterioration of the macula is called macular degeneration. After /tnp/pg000256 21495 doc cataracts , damage to the macula is the second most common cause of visual impairment in those over 65. /tnp/conditi...
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