Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Homeopathic Remedies for Nausea
December 22, 2011 – 10:33 pm | No Comment
Homeopathic Remedies for Nausea
We can suffer from nausea due to consumption of spoiled foods, excess eating or overconsumption of alcohol. Nausea is also a common sign of emotional stress, pregnancy and viral infections. You may suffer from nausea due to any of the above mentioned factors or any other unknown cause homeopathic remedies will help you to recover from the condition effectively. Below, we have discussed about the common homeopathic medications recommended to individuals feeling nauseous. Arsenicum album: This medicine is prescribed to people who vomit and experience nauseous feeling along with diarrhea. Arsenicum album will be most effective for those who are experiencing nausea after eating tainted foods. Nausea caused by bacterial or viral intestinal infections is also often treated with this remedy. You can also take arsenicum album to control nausea resulting from too much consumption of alcohol. Carbo vegetabilis: Indigestion and heartburn accompanied by bloating and flatulence are a few indicators  [...]

Treating Occipital Neuralgia with Physical Therapy
December 2, 2011 – 4:37 am | No Comment
Treating Occipital Neuralgia with Physical Therapy
Occipital neuralgia is defined as a medical disorder marked by chronic pains in the back of the patient’s head, behind his ears and on his upper back. The areas experiencing pain related to occipital neuralgia are linked with our occipital nerves. An individual develops occipital neuralgia as a result of damages occurring in the occipital nerves. Damage to these nerves might take place due to physical stress, medical complications like bone tumors or trauma. The most common sign indicating occurrence of occipital neuralgia is chronic headache, which is often misdiagnosed to be migraines or tension headaches. Conventional treatment of occipital neuralgia involves use of steroid injection in combination with Lidocaine; the injection gets administered at the root of the affected nerve in order to number the region offering temporary pain relief. Doctors also prescribe NSAIDs for reducing nerve inflammation. However, the most effective treatment of occipital neuralgia  [...]

A Brief Overview of Reiki
November 23, 2011 – 1:07 am | No Comment
A Brief Overview of Reiki
Reiki is a Japanese technique used for healing and relaxation. Reiki works by focusing on two systems of our body, the chakras and the meridians. Reiki is used for cleaning the meridians and balancing the chakras. There’s a misconception that Reiki is related to a religious belief; the fact however is, Reiki is absolutely secular in its approach and does not possess any relation with any religious idea. What does the word Reiki mean? It is an amalgamation of two words, Rei and Ki; Rei means divine or miraculous and Ki means vital energy. Together the word means Universal Life Energy. How does Reiki benefit us? Whenever we suffer from a disease, metal or physical, the balance of our body gets disrupted. Reiki restores this balance and helps us to recover from the health disorder. Reiki is effective is relieving anxiety, stress, menstrual problems, digestive disorders, pains and aches and problems related to different organs of our body. By flushing out the toxins from our body Reiki encourages  [...]

Homeopathic Remedies for Migraine Headaches
November 18, 2011 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
The traditional treatment methods used for managing migraine headaches and other forms of vascular headaches usually involve use of extremely potent drugs. Having medications of such high strength leave the patients at high risk of suffering from harmful side effects; thus it is not advisable to use such medications for a prolonged period of time. Migraine attacks can continue to bother the patient for several hours or even days if not treated properly. Most migraine headaches are unlikely to subside by intake of mild pain relief medications like aspirin or only by taking rest. People looking to get rid of the migraine headaches and other signs of the disorder without taking the harmful painkillers should try homeopathic medications. The most useful homeopathic remedies for migraine are as follows: Aconitum Napellus: Aconitum Napellus are prescribed to patients experiencing acute and sudden migraine attacks. Such headaches either manifest in form of a band on the head of the patient or  [...]

Treating Insomnia with Homeopathy
November 17, 2011 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder in USA. Majority of the insomnia patients in America try to sleep by using sedatives and other sleep inducing drugs. These drugs although solve the problem temporarily end up causing extremely discomforting side effects. Thus it is advisable to try alternative treatment methods like homeopathy for getting rid of insomnia. The homeopathic medications that are most effective in treating insomnia are: Aconitum: Aconitum is prescribed to patients whose insomnia come followed by fever or illness. This medication is extracted from a plant called Wolfsbane or Monkshood. The scientific name of the plant is aconitum aapellus. Aconitum is made using every part of the plant, which also includes the flower. Coffea: Coffea is a homeopathic remedy made using coffee. Coffea is prescribed to patients suffering from insomnia generated from an excitement. People requiring this medication finds it difficult to fall asleep and tend to sleep lightly; they can be awakened  [...]

Using Olive Oil for Flushing out Kidney Stones
November 7, 2011 – 1:37 am | No Comment
Often doctors suggest drinking water in plenty for flushing out kidney stones. This inspite of being an extremely useful remedy for kidney stones might result in pain in some. Olive oil helps in relieving this pain associated with flushing out of kidney stones. Below we have discussed the steps involved in using olive oil for kidney stone removal. Step 1: While using olive oil for kidney stone removal you must incorporate certain changes into your dietary habit. Stop consuming anything solid after noon and have liquids only up to 7pm. For meeting the nutritional requirements of your body, you can have a meal replacement beverage in between 12 noon and 7pm. You can also opt for having an early lunch and get the essential nutrients from your breakfast and lunch. Step 2: Take 2 quarts water and boil it. Remove the water from the heat and add 2oz each of extra-virgin olive oil and fresh lime juice into it. The mixing should be done in a pitcher. Once the mixing is done refrigerate the mixture.  [...]

Alternative Treatments for Hiatal Hernia
September 6, 2011 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Hiatal hernia is a medical condition marked by protrusion of stomach upwards through the patients’ diaphragm towards their chest cavity. This condition results in symptoms like chest pains, heartburn, belching and nausea. However, there are instances when patients with hiatal hernia do not experience any symptom of the condition.The usual causes of hiatal hernia include factors like obesity, too much coughing, smoking, genetics etc. In this article we have discussed the alternative procedures used for treatment of this medical condition. Digestive enzymes: The digestive enzyme, which are basically proteins break down the foods consumed by us into nutrients. These enzymes are known to help patients with hiatal hernia. Digestive enzymes used for treating hiatal hernia generally come in form of pills or tablets. However, some food items can also be used in place of the pills and tablets containing digestive enzymes. One example is papaya; papaya contains an enzyme called papain; this enzyme  [...]

Home Remedies for Niggling Migraine & Headache Complaints
May 4, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Headaches inclusive of migraine are rather commonly experienced and since they could be stemming from an array of reasons, several of those affected are seeking therapy almost everyday. Providentially, a number of home remedies could actually allay migraine pains & other kinds of headache. Check out these interesting headache home remedies that you might already be having in your household. Peppermint Oil Peppermit can really soothe & be beneficial for those suffering from tension headaches. The fresh smell of peppermint possesses vasoconstrictor & vasodilator qualities that aid in controlling blood circulation throughout the body. Oftentimes, migraine pains & headaches arise from pitiable blood supply & peppermint oil works by opening & closing blood vessels which encourage circulation. This oil could additionally unblock sinuses thus permitting greater amounts of oxygen getting into the blood. Lavender Oil Alongside smelling splendid, lavender even doubles up  [...]