Saturday, April 3, 2010

Natural Cures for Shingles, Home Remedies and Treatment

The disease which is caused by the reactivation of the herpes zoster virus is called Shingles. It is also known by the name of herpes zoster. It is a localized skin rash which is very painful. Usually there are blisters on the top of the reddish skin. It is similar to chickenpox and is also caused by the same virus.

The virus of the chickenpox becomes reactivated and result into shingles but what is the reason behind this reactivation is not sure. Some of the major conditions which accelerate the reactivation are fatigue, stress, HIV/AIDS, treatments of radiation, cancer, due to weak immune system and due to some injury in the skin where rashes occur.

Shingles can affect many parts of the body depending upon the involvement of the nerves.

1. Extreme sensitivity or pain is one of the main symptoms of shingles. Different types of sensation can be experienced by a person like burning, shooting, headache, fever, chills, itching etc. One should take immediate medical help if these symptoms appear on the face especially near the eyes.

2. After one or two days the rashes with red bumps and blisters erupts on the skin with full pain. First they are filled with pus and after they form scabs by 10-12 days.

3. After two –three weeks as the scabs fall off, the rash disappears but result into the scarring.

4. In some patients postherpetic neuralgia is developed in which even after the rash disappears the pain remain for a long time.

Some of the natural cures of shingles are also available -

1. Apple cider vinegar is very effective for shingles. Make use of apple cider vinegar, it will reduce the pain caused by shingles. Even apple cider vinegar can be applied directly on the affected area by dabbing it with a soft cloth and let it dry. Repeat this process as often as needed by you. It will help the blisters to heal more rapidly.

2. As vitamin C help to boost our immune system. So make a habit to intake vitamin C in large quantity that is in between 2000 to 4000 mg.

3. You can also get relief from pain by the intake of MSM. So take 1000 mg at least two times a day.

4. Make a paste by mixing a small quantity of cayenne pepper and aloe vera gel. Apply it to the affected area. You will get immediate relief from the pain of shingles.

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Friday, April 2, 2010

Natural Cures for Fibroids, Causes and Symptoms

Fibroids are the masses which are slow growing fibrous tissue and compound of muscle. Some fibroids may cause problem and some fibroids never cause problems. Women suffer from the problem of fibroid. It develops in the muscle layer of the uterine wall. In fact all the fibroids are benign. Usually uterine fibroids or leiomyomas are known as tumor not because they are cancerous but because they are solid masses.

Some fibroids show the symptoms like heavy bleeding, frequent urination, heaviness in the pelvic, infertility, severe cramps and also heavy menstrual bleeding between the periods. The excessive bleeding due to fibroid may result into fatigue and anemia. But many fibroids do not cause any problem.

In many women fibroid may prevent pregnancy also. It blocks the pathway of the sperm. Fibroids also increase the chance of miscarriage during pregnancy and also increase heavy postpartum bleeding. Delivery is obstructed due to large fibroid.

Most frequently fibroids affect the women between the ages of 35 and 45. Sometimes women suffer from other fibroid after the one and even more than 100. Usually half of the women develop fibroids by age 40.

Cause of fibroids is still unknown and it is a mystery also but when there is a changes in the level of hormone estrogen the tumor respond simultaneously. Fibroids grow when the women take oral contraceptives, or during pregnancy or when the estrogen is plentiful. Women are more prone to develop fibroids due to some other factors also like alcohol, obesity, vitamin B deficiency, high fat diet and high levels of the hormone progesterone. Surgical removal of the uterus is the common treatment for fibroid.

Some of the natural remedies for fibroids are -

1. Regularly take these supplements once daily for at least 3-4 months. Take 1000-2000 milligrams of vitamin, 400 micrograms selenium, 30 milligrams of zinc. It will help in shrinking the fibroids and thus reduce its affect.

2. Essential oil is also helpful in reducing the affect of fibroids. Add several drops of lavender, juniper and rosemary to the sitz bath. It stimulates the circulation of pelvic.

3. Castor oil is also helpful in reducing the affect of fibroids. The active constituents of the fibroid are absorbed by the skin. Add 5 drops of lavender essential oil to a castor oil pack. It encourages relaxation.

4. Application of poke root oil helps to reduce the tenderness in the lower abdominal due to fibroid. Apply this oil twice a day. It is herbal but don’t take it internally as it is highly toxic.

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Natural Cures for Candida, Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

Candida is a type of yeast which is present in all of us. Candida grows in control or you can say it maintains the balance in our body when our immune system works properly. But when there is any type of irregularities in our body due to any factor like intake of unhealthy amount of carbohydrates or sugar then candida can grow out of control. Usually it is harmless and it exists naturally in every one.

People suffering from any chronic disease, cancer, diabetes, depression and AIDS suffer from candida overgrowth. Overgrowth of candida is also developed due to prolong use certain medicines. The most appropriate reason to develop candida is the weak immune system. The other reasons may be the use of steroid machine, various toxins, birth control pills, vitamin and nutrient deficiencies etc.

Some of the important symptoms of candida which are most frequent are -

1. Cravings for sweet and alcohol
2. Inability to concentrate and to think clearly
3. Headaches and migraines
4. Excessive fatigue
5. Itching, rectal itching and also vaginitis
6. Diarrhea and constipation
7. Hyperactivity
8. Anxiety, mood swing and depression
9. Dizziness and sinus inflammation
10. Pre-menstrual syndrome
11. Irritability, muscle weakness and learning difficulties
12. Acid reflux, indigestion and chronic pain etc.

The symptoms of candida vary from person to person and within the same individual it moves back and forth between systems.

There are lots of natural cures for the symptoms of candida. But supplement of perfect diet is also necessary in curing the symptoms of candida. By following these natural cures you may notice the improvements in the symptoms within 2-3 weeks.

1. Increase the intake of proteins like meat of beef, chicken etc. are the main source of protein. Eggs are also the best source of protein. You must not go for soy milk or protein milk as they are the poor substitute of protein.

2. Healthy fats should be taken in plenty amount. Take organic butter, extra virgin olive oil, cod liver oil, fish oil, lard and extra virgin coconut oil in plenty amount.

3. Increase the intake of vegetables whether steamed or raw whichever is possible. Don’t go for the juice of any of the vegetables like beet, carrot etc. reduce the intake of fruits, sugary fruits especially like bananas and grapes should be avoided. The best fruit to cure candida are berries, grapefruit and apples.

4. Grains should be avoided and you should drink plenty of water.

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