Prescription for Natural Cures: A Self-Care Guide for Treating Health Problems with Natural Remedies Including Diet, Nutrition, Supplements, and Other Holistic Methods (Revised Edition)
James F. Balch, Mark Stengler
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The revised and updated edition of the bestselling natural health bible-more than 500,000 copies sold to date!
Hundreds of thousands of readers have relied on Prescription for Natural Cures as the source for accurate, easy-to-understand information on natural treatments and remedies for a host of common ailments. The new edition of this invaluable guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research and recommendations. This revised edition prescribes remedies for almost 200 conditions, including new entries such gluten sensitivity and MRSA. You'll find easy-to-understand discussions of the symptoms and root causes of each health problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription that may include supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, Chinese medicine, hydrotherapy, bodywork, natural hormones, and other natural cures in addition to nutritional advice.
* Comprehensive reference of natural remedies for almost 200 common health ailments organized by problem from A to Z
* This revised edition features scores of new supplements and many new conditions
* Up-to-date information reflecting the latest natural health research and treatment recommendations
* Clear, authoritative guidance on dietary changes, healing foods, nutritional supplements, and recommended tests
* Down-to-earth descriptions of each health problem and natural remedy
If you and your family want to get better naturally, Prescription for Natural Cures is an essential health resource you can't afford to be without.
deficiency of this mineral. Iron deficiency most often results from a poor diet, especially one that’s high in junk food, or from long-term or repeated dieting. There are many other ways a person can end up with a deficiency of iron, however. Blood loss for any reason, including surgery, trauma, gum disease, hemorrhoids, polyps, cancer of the colon, bleeding ulcers, and heavy menstrual periods, can produce an anemic state. So can an increase in the body’s need for iron, which usually happens
vegetables are good sources of B6 as well. Green drinks are also good for reducing inflammation. Food to Avoid Fluid retention puts pressure on the carpal tunnel, so eliminate sources of sodium from your diet. Avoid saturated fat, which slows circulation. 143 cmp02_cmp02.qxd 12/6/10 7:59 PM Page 144 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) CONDITIONS Super Seven Prescriptions—Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Super Prescription #1 Vitamin B6 Take 100 mg three times daily. Studies show that this vitamin reduces
herbal extract reduces pain and inflammation. Super Prescription #6 Homeopathy Pick the remedy that best matches your symptoms in the Homeopathy section. For acute wrist pain, take a 30C potency four times daily. For chronic wrist pain, take twice daily for two weeks to see if there are any positive improvements. After you notice improvement, stop taking the remedy, unless symptoms return. Consultation with a homeopathic practitioner is advised. Super Prescription #7 Ginkgo biloba Take 120 mg
#3 Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) or Diindolylmethane (DIM) Take 200 to 400 mg of I3C and/or 200 mg of DIM. These substances are extracts from cruciferous vegetables that support the removal of excess estrogen, which may worsen HPV infection, and that appear to help cervical dysplasia. Super Prescription #4 Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Taking 300 mg daily in capsule form (55 percent EGCG, 95 percent polyphenols) has been shown to be effective. Green tea suppositories are also effective and are
can also be caused by heredity conditions or preexisting diseases cholesterol. like diabetes and insulin resistance, or syndrome X. Although, in these cases, diet usually plays a role as well. It stands to reason, then, that high cholesterol can often be treated with dietary changes and exercise. Specific supplements discussed in this section are also excellent nonpharmacological ways to normalize cholesterol levels. Stress reduction has a beneficial effect as well. It is strongly suggested that