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Herbal medicine

Overview: What is herbal medicine? Herbal medicine — also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine — refers to using a plant’s seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine. It is becoming more mainstream as improvements in analysis …

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Androgens

What Is It?Androgens are a group of hormones that play a role in male traits and reproductive activity. Present in both males and females, the principle androgens are testosterone and androstenedione.Androgens may be called “male hormones,” but don’t let the name fool you. Both men’s and women’s bodies produce androgens, …

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Treatment Strategies for interstitial cystitis(IC)

Treatment Strategies for interstitial cystitis(IC)  Now it gets more complicated. “IC is so variable that it’s very difficult to point to any one particular therapeutic alternative as best,” Dr. O’Leary says. “That means it’s worth trying a lot of options, because there’s usually something that will work for someone. The good …

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vitamin c is used in skin care

Vitamin C in Skin Care  The integumentary system is the body’s largest organ. It can also be a woman’s biggest nightmare. The epidermis and its care is one of the most ubiquitous concerns of women as they age. Vitamin C is used in skin care to help prevent premature aging …

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vitamin D is nessecery for calcium absorbtion

Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Failure DeathsStudy Also Shows Higher Risk of Hospitalization for Heart Failure Patients With Low Vitamin D LevelsAug. 31, 2010 (Stockholm, Sweden) — Low vitamin D levels are associated with a higher risk of death and hospitalization in people with heart failure, researchers report. The …

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Vitamin E is usful for silent liver disease

Vitamin E Provides New Hope for Patients With ‘Silent’ Liver DiseaseScienceDaily (May 3, 2010) — A daily dose of a specific form of vitamin E significantly improved the liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) …

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