Tag Archive: pain relief

Jun 06

Natural Remedies for Muscle Cramps

While attending a homeopathy conference in Albuquerque with a group of health writers, I suddenly experienced a muscle cramp in my foot during breakfast. Immediately one of the women at the table placed a banana in front of me. “Quick, eat this and you’ll feel better in a few minutes.” I gobbled it down and …

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Dec 22

Alternative Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

Several years ago I met a young woman who has multiple sclerosis and who impressed me with her dedication to fighting the disease with all things natural. During our conversations, we discussed some of the natural, alternative and complementary approaches available to help individuals live a better life with MS. At the time I had …

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Nov 03

Low Level Laser Therapy for Fibromyalgia

The use of low level laser therapy for fibromyalgia offers a drug-free and noninvasive way to manage the pain and other symptoms associated with this often debilitating disease. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of low level laser therapy for fibromyalgia and other types of chronic and acute pain. If you …

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Jul 08

Knee Osteoarthritis and Chinese Medicine

People who suffer with knee osteoarthritis have numerous treatment options, and most conventional doctors are happy to write a prescription for one or more of them. If you want a natural approach, however, Chinese medicine also provides options, and among them is moxibustion. What is moxibustion? Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine method that involves …

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May 06

Fibromyalgia and Tai Chi, Poetic Pain Relief

The union of fibromyalgia and tai chi has the potential to bring about poetic pain relief. Tai chi has been called poetry in motion, and if you have ever watched individuals perform this ancient Chinese practice and its gentle, fluid, meditative movements, then you can appreciate this statement. If you suffer with fibromyalgia and have …

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