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Should You Try Curcumin for Psoriasis?

2016-11-27 10:11

Psoriasis is one of the more frustrating skin conditions, as it can be challenging to treat and cause embarrassment. Along with conventional over-the-counter and prescription medications, there is evidence that the herbal remedy curcumin can be effective for treating psoriasis.

Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease because the body’s white T cells are prompted into action when they should not be, and the result is uncontrolled inflammation and rapid growth of skin

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

2016-09-30 13:53

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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How to Protect You and Your Pet From the Bubonic Plague

2016-09-15 18:33

It's that time between summer and Fall. During this transitional time, it's not too hot out and the weather is ideal for long walks with pets. Although it's great to spend time in nature – you should be aware of the increased risks of fleas getting on your canine friend!

It's getting nicer out and you're happier to go on longer strolls through the woods with Spot. But in tall grass and where deer frequent lay fleas in waiting.

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Supplement May Help Improve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2016-09-13 14:10

Lifestyle and diet changes may be very helpful to those who suffer from IBS, including (potentially) the addition of a supplement called Berberine.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a functional gastrointestinal disorder that affects about 10-15% of the population.

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Family and friends are a good natural remedy for rehab

2016-09-09 06:23

Strong social support is associated with shorter stays in inpatient rehabilitation after being hospitalized.

Recovery in inpatient rehabilitation can be a very stressful time for patients. Support from family and friends can help with this process.

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Researchers Found That Having Rashes Can Make You Depressed

2016-09-02 15:41

If you're keeping up with health news, you'd have heard that inflammation can cause many dangerous illnesses – from cancer to autism. But now researchers found that it can make you sad and cause other psychiatric conditions.

Inflammation, like when you hit your head and get a bump or have pimples, looks and feels harmless.

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Decrease Diabetic Complications by Increasing Activity

2016-09-02 12:12

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and can lead to blindness. The less controlled your blood sugar – the more likely you are to develop.

Over time, too much sugar in the blood can lead to a blockage of the tiny blood vessels that nourish the retina, the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, cutting off its blood supply.

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