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10. Alternative Arthritis Treatments

Alternative treatment options—also known as complementary therapies—can be a good adjunct to medication when it comes to managing arthritis symptoms. Some of the options address physical causes of pain, but don’t forget that chronic pain is complicated. In arthritis, tissue inflammation, bone erosion, and nerve impingement can combine to “rewire”

6 Home Remedies for Headaches

6 Home Remedies for Headaches

When a painful headache threatens to disrupt our day, our first instinct often is to take some Tylenol or Advil for relief. But if you suffer from chronic headaches, or if you’re prone to negative reactions to the main ingredients in some of these OTC pain relievers, you might want

Need Hot Flash Relief That’s Not HRT? Natural Options to Try

Q. I?ve stopped hormone replacement therapy (HRT) because of recent concerns, but now am again plagued by hot flashes. What else can I try?A. Though no remedy is as effective as hormones, a few herbs have research to back them, says herbalist David Winston, a founding member of the American

Spring Allergies? Natural Remedies Nothing to Sneeze At

Q.Are there natural remedies I could try for my annual bouts with hay fever?A.Yes. Alongwith a good diet, several herbs may work as well as over-the-counterantihistamines for symptomatic relief with no drowsiness, says David Winston, anoted herbalist and

Some Soothing Solutions for an Irritating Bowel Problem

Q. <font SIZE=”2″ face=”Arial”>I think I have irritable bowel syndrome. What advice can you offer? <font SIZE=”2″> A. <font SIZE="2" face=”Arial”>If you experience crampy abdominal pain, gas, bloating, feelings of

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