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Alternative Medicine October 2012 Archive


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Soothing Arthritis Pain, Naturally

Monday October 29, 2012
The most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects nearly 27 million people in the United States. In an effort to ease osteoarthritis-related pain, some patients turn to supplements containing hyaluronic ... Read More

Cutting Cholesterol with Acacia Fiber

Wednesday October 24, 2012
When it comes to keeping your cholesterol in check, getting your fill of fiber can have a considerable impact. In particular, soluble fiber (the type of dietary fiber that dissolves ... Read More

Blueberry Extract for Blood Pressure Control?

Monday October 22, 2012
A popular dietary supplement, blueberry extract is sometimes touted as a natural remedy for high blood pressure. Rich in antioxidants known as anthocyanins, blueberry extract is said to help keep ... Read More

Yoga for Back Pain Relief

Thursday October 18, 2012
As many as 80 percent of U.S. population will experience back pain at some point in their lives, according to statistics from the American Chiropractic Association. While back pain is ... Read More

Combating Cancer with Calcium D-Glucarate

Monday October 15, 2012
Calcium D-glucarate is a substance made by combining calcium and glucaric acid, a chemical found naturally in the human body (as well as in foods like apples, broccoli, kale, and ... Read More

L-Cysteine for Diabetes Control

Friday October 12, 2012
An amino acid sold in supplement form, L-cysteine is sometimes touted as a natural treatment for diabetes (a potentially life-threatening disease that affects 8.3 percent of the U.S. population). Also ... Read More

Can D-Mannose Prevent UTIs?

Wednesday October 3, 2012
A type of sugar, D-mannose is often touted as a natural remedy for fending off urinary tract infections. Found naturally in a number of fruits, D-mannose is commonly sold in ... Read More

20 Foods to Natural Detox Your Body

Tuesday October 2, 2012
Going on a detox diet usually means shifting away from processed and fast foods and foods that are inflammatory, allergenic, or just plain unhealthy and eating more vegetables, fruit, and ... Read More

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