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You Will Enjoy The Generous Benefits Of Boron

Boron is a naturally occurring mineral found universally in soil in varying concentrations. And because it is in the soil it is therefore in the plants and in all the foods we eat that are soil related --- vegetables, fruit, wine, tea, coffee and so on. In the human body boron is known as a trace element. Or in other words, in tiny concentrations it is essential for health and proper bodily functioning. The precise role that boron plays in your body is not completely understood.

Fibromyalgia Some Natural Treatments

Fibromyalgia is a painful and chronic ailment that affects up to 5 per cent of the world population. It affects women more than men in a ratio of 4 to 1. It is a chronic debilitating condition that causes muscle and joint pain along with profound fatigue. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is still not clear. It is not an inflammatory disease but rather one of pain interpretation. There still remains some ignorance and indeed hostility among doctors towards Fibromyalgia sufferers.

Here are a few natural remedies that have been studied and found effective.

Tylenol - Is It All That Harmless?

In America Tylenol is the commonest medicine used to treat headache, fever and other moderately painful conditions. Its active ingredient is acetaminophen. Recent studies indicate that it has a moderate effect on dubbing down people's ability to empathize with others. And that can't be a good thing. Empathy is important to keep the peace among us and avoid conflict.

 

Headache is the most common reason for taking analgesia

New Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Low-Dose Naltrexone May Provide Relief for Fibromyalgia Patients

When it comes to the treatment of that strange condition fibromyalgia, doctors do not have great choices. Heretofore the usual treatments of this most debilitating condition were the standard non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, which incidentally do not work. After that there was the antidepressants and after that the anti-seizure drugs like Lyrica. Usually patients end up on a little of each depending on response.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Prevalence:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is the second commonest form of arthritis to afflict human kind, the commonest being osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid typically affects the small joints of your hands and feet, while osteo tends to affect the larger joints like your hips or knees.
  • Rheumatoid is four times commoner in women than it is in men.