How to Relieve Pain from an Abscessed Tooth
Blog / 09/18/2013

How to Relieve Pain from an Abscessed Tooth   Here are some ways to relieve toothache that is caused by an abscessed tooth: Avoid foods and beverages that are very cold or very hot. Since the dentin layer of the tooth has likely been invaded by tooth decay, extremes in temperature may cause pain. Avoid foods and beverages that are very high in sugar, or are very acidic. Use an over-the-counter pain relief medicine. Never exceed the recommended dose, and check to make sure you are able to take pain relief medications with any of the other medications you may currently be on. Generally speaking, a pain relief medication that is intended to reduced inflammation works best for dental pain, because most toothaches are caused by an inflammation of the tissues or the inflammation of the nerve. Never put pain relief medication on the tooth or gum tissue, as this could burn the tissue. Floss between the teeth that are painful. Removing the food particles and plaque may help reduce the pain from the toothache. Use oil of cloves (eugenol). Eugenol, which can be found in most health food stores, is used in various dental materials because of its antiseptic…

Eczema Trigger Identification: Beyond the Prick Test
Blog / 09/17/2013

Eczema Trigger Identification: Beyond the Prick Test   The prick test… Millions of eczema sufferers have done it along with a couple million other allergy sufferers. The drill is to go to the doctor, he or she sends you for a few dozen needle pricks, and you go home with a list of eczema triggers to avoid. Sounds like a simple solution, right? Wrong. It is a straightforward concept. A purified version of a suspect, like ragweed or cat hair, is injected into the skin through a small needle. Over the next 2-5 days, the site of the injection (or injections because prick tests are normally conducted on 20-100 possible triggers simultaneously) is monitored for a reaction. Any reaction is noted and the patient is told to avoid those items or a flare up will happen occur. A hopeful patient goes home and tries to avoid those triggers. Then, reality hits. Eventually, they have a flare up despite avoiding their triggers. Even more confusing, they are exposed to the trigger and a flare never happens. These conflicting situations occur too frequently. According to a recent study by the Salem Clinic, the prick test is extremely unreliable. Their published results revealed…

Amish Hearing Loss Formula
Blog / 09/16/2013

Amish Hearing Loss Formula By Mike Tucker   The Amish hearing loss formula has been recently re-discovered. The Amish knew about this secret formula for restoring hearing loss and have been using it for centuries. It really isn’t a secret. There are certain herbs, vitamins and essential nutrients that can stop and even reverse it. The modern American diet is lacking in many of the nutrients. The Navajo Indians also discovered this formula many years ago. So where has it been all these years? Fact is there is a LOT of money in the hearing aid business, I think you can figure it out from there. It was and still is very effective, just like most of their natural remedies. The same information on herbs, vitamins and remedies can be found in our book Improve Your Hearing Naturally. This guide provides you with alternative treatments to fight hearing loss. You don’t have to live with it anymore. There are natural methods you can use that will help, without surgery or hearing aids. The fact is that most ear problems can be helped with certain herbs, home remedies and supplements. So if you are suffering from hearing loss, muffled hearing or…

Oxygen and Its Effect on Cold Sores
Blog / 09/12/2013

Oxygen and Its Effect on Cold Sores   Many people in North America, Europe, Australia, etc have contracted the Herpes Simplex virus through physical contact (directly or indirectly). Kissing, utensils, clothes, saliva, oral contact, etc are all responsible for transmitting the disease from one person to other. It is always advisable to contact your doctor for more information when you become infected with a cold sore. Many people often use over the counter medication for cold sores. Ointments which contain Zinc and DMSO are widely used to prevent cold sores from occurring. People in Asian countries have much greater resistance to this disease than people in developed countries. HSV or herpes simplex virus commonly affects the sensitive parts of the face such as nostrils, lips, eye lids, etc. There are two types of virus HSV – type 1 and HSV – type 2. HSV – 1 type 1 attacks at very common places such as the face and HSV – 2 attacks at places below the waist line. There is significant risk attached with both of these viruses if not detected and treated early. Many people tend to spend money on medications and costly ointments to get rid of these…

Is DMSO the New Cold Sores Remedy?
Blog / 09/11/2013

Is DMSO the New Cold Sores Remedy?   Around 70% of Australian adults suffer from Cold sores. HSV 1 is the virus responsible for creating cold sores. People affected by this virus should take adequate precautions during visible infection. Some of the common symptoms which may trigger the cold sore are sun exposure, fatigue, menstruation, fever, common cold, skin related diseases, etc. These are just some of the symptoms which can trigger cold sores but there are many other reasons which are responsible. Some of the drugs used to treat cold sores are cimetidine, probenecid, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, etc. These drugs are known to reduce the inflammation and also provide some soothing comfort to the patients. There are naturally available products which can treat the core sold virus such as Redoxon, Lysine, Aloe Vera, Lemon balm, etc. Some of the tropical medications are Docosanol marketed under the name of Abreva, tromantadine, Zilactin, lipactin, etc. These are some of the tropical medications which might help you in recovering from the pain and eradicating or removing the blister from your face. Some of these medications are taken orally and others are applied as a gel on the infected part. It…

How to Deal with Eyesight Problems
Blog / 09/01/2013

How to Deal with Eyesight Problems   Unfortunately many people as they age begin to suffer from eyesight problems. These problems can include Myopia or Presbyopia. Many people also begin to suffer from eye conditions such as cataracts or macular degeneration. The first reaction when we notice deterioration in our eyesight is often to make an appointment to see an ophthalmologist. However there are other less costly solutions. Research carried out has shown that the majority of eye problems are actually caused by muscle strain in the eyes. In fact thousands upon thousands of people have actually remedied their eyesight problems by undertaking exercises which eliminate muscle strain and relax the muscles. By purchasing a pair of pinhole glasses you can actually take the first step to improving your vision. Pinhole glasses relax your eye muscles by eliminating the scattering of light on the retina. They also cut out peripheral vision which can be extremely tiring for the eyes. Another way of addressing eye problems is to follow the Bates Method. The Bates Method is a series of easy to follow exercises designed by the pioneering ophthalmologist, William Bates. Following years of research William Bates discovered that glasses can actually…

Natural Remedies Which Can Alleviate or Treat Asthma
Blog / 08/29/2013

Natural Remedies Which Can Alleviate or Treat Asthma   Nowadays asthma has become very widely spread all over the world. More and more people are being affected by this condition every day and even though there are made new discoveries, people still find it difficult to live with this ailment. In order to alleviate the discomfort and pain one feels when having an attack, there are some plants which may be used. One of the oldest remedies for asthma has been Gingko. The Chinese have been extensively used this plant to treat asthma and allergies. This ingredient is highly effective as it blocks the bronchoconstriction, thus partially or totally avoiding an asthma attack or in case of its happening its duration is shorter and the discomfort is smaller. Thus, Gingko can be quite of help if taken on a regular basis. Another great ingredient in treating, or at least alleviating it is caffeine. Drink tea or coffee in order to ingest the necessary amount of caffeine, which improves the way the lungs are functioning. The daily intake of mg of caffeine for each kilo of your body will be enough to reduce the imminence of an attack. Thus, a cup…

4 Superfoods that KO Arthritis Pain in a Flash
Blog / 08/27/2013

4 Superfoods that KO Arthritis Pain in a Flash   It’s well understood that your diet plays a crucial role in your arthritis pain. While the same foods that give you a trim waist and clear arteries will likely relieve it, a few foods stand head and shoulders above the rest. Add these 4 pain-fighting superfoods to your diet and you’ll probably feel a difference a few minutes after your last bite. Blueberries Blueberries are overflowing with nutrients that KO arthritis pain. Yummy blueberries are especially rich in crucial compounds called antioxidants. Antioxidants are your body’s bodyguards that protect your joints from damage. If you don’t get enough of them, expect epic arthritis-flare-ups to take hold. In fact, a USDA commissioned study found that wild blueberries have more antioxidants than any other food on planet Earth! Research at the University of Prince Edward Island recently found that eating blueberries significantly reduced it. Green Tea If you have it, there’s an acronym that should be part of your vocabulary: EGCG. EGCG is the insanely beneficial compound found only in green tea that fights everything from cancer to cavities. Used for centuries as a pain-reliever in China, green tea is earning the…

Hemorrhoid Treatments – Why Water, Fruit & Fiber Can’t Cure Piles
Blog / 08/23/2013

Hemorrhoid Treatments – Why Water, Fruit & Fiber Can’t Cure Piles by Janet Pfeiffer Best-Selling Author of Hemorrhoids Saviour   Looking for a natural cure for hemorrhoids? Diet and nutrition can help, but the treatment of this disorder requires a holistic approach. Increasing water, fruit and fiber intake is a good start – but if you do it the wrong way, you could be making your hemorrhoids much worse. Take a look at any article offering the top 10 tips for natural treatments for this ailment, and among them you will usually be told to drink more water, eat more fruit, and increase your fiber intake. If only it was that simple and easy. From my 20 years working with sufferers of this disease, I know three things: 1. Water is wonderful – it lubricates the body and helps things move along more easily. The incidence and severity of this ailment is reduced when factors contributing to constipation are reduced. But, when and how you drink water could be making your disease worse. Drinking water with food dilutes the gastric juices which are essential for proper digestion. It’s better to drink water half an hour before meals, or one hour…

Eczema and Natural Remedies: Frequently Asked Questions
Blog / 08/18/2013

Eczema and Natural Remedies: Frequently Asked Questions   Eczema sufferers are no stranger to red, itchy, and irritated skin. Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as getting one itch. There is a constant, uncontrollable urge to itch, which can lead to a red rash, blister-like sores, and patches of rough scaly skin. After doing some research, you will see that many patients recommend all-natural remedies and treatment options. If this is your first time taking the all-natural route, you may have many questions. Please continue reading on for a list of frequently asked questions and their answers. Question: What are natural remedies? Answer: The phrase “natural remedies,” is used to describe a number of practices. Although often confused with home remedies, there is a difference. An all-natural remedy is a treatment option is found in nature, as opposed to produced in a lab. Popular formats include flowers, herbs, and essential oils. Question: Are there natural ways to fight off this disease? Answer: Yes. It has many different causes and, for that reason, there are many different treatment options. Successful treatments vary depending on the individual in question. Just because a natural remedies helps one patient, it does not mean you are…