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Herbs that Make You Poop! (Home Remedies for Constipation)

Constipation could be a periodic, occasional or a chronic problem among men and women of all ages, and it is caused by a range of factors, including lack of fluids in the body, specific medication, poor dietary status, lifestyle and emotional status. Constipation could be a nuisance and a serious disorder if not treated properly.

Vegetable and Fruit Juices for Specific Disorders

Never mix fruit with vegetable juices .. they are at different ends of the alkaline/acid spectrums. Such combinations play havoc with the pH (acidity/alkalinity) of the digestive juices.  Apple is an exception it contains malic acid and not citric. It takes a stronger acid to digest a hamburger than it does to digest a vegetable.

Diseases of the Joints and Rheumatic Affections

  In this section diseases of the joints will be dealt with, the most important being those of tubercular and rheumatic origin. (Lumbago and muscular rheumatism, although affections of the muscles and not of the joints, are also .included in this section, as they are of rheumatic origin.) There is no disease so prevalent today

Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis falls under the medical umbrella of autoimmune disease which is generally defined as; a disruption of the immune system resulting in attack of healthy cells. According to the latest scientific research your susceptibility to developing arthritis depends mainly on your genetic blueprint. That blueprint is what your body uses as a map to build cellular structures

Rheumatoid Nodules: Definition, Causes and Treatment

The lumps which appear on your hand, knuckles or fingers may appear harmless to a majority of the people. For this reason, they remain unnoticed. But, do you know that they can create trouble if left untreated for a long time? The lumps you see may be rheumatoid nodules. What is a rheumatoid nodule? A

Top 10 Questions About Ashwagandha answered

What is ashwagandha? Ashwagandha is an Indian ginseng that is also known as winter cherry and its roots have been utilized for millenniums by Ayurveda practitioners. Ashwagandha refers to a horse’s smell and its purpose is to give the strength of a stallion to people who are recuperating from sickness. This plant becomes a short

Ashwagandha Side Effects & Contraindications

One of the herbs that have been used for hundreds of years by the Indian medical system or Ayurveda practice is ashwagandha.  This herb is considered an adaptogen as it makes the body flexible to change. It enhances vitality, boosts sexual function and strengthens the immune system. There are reported side effects of ashwagandha as