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For most people, a trip to the doctor is something that isn’t looked forward to. Diagnoses can be confusing and the regular ways to cure things can be overwhelming, time consuming, and in some cases, very costly.
Doctor’s offices and hospitals have become such a part of nearly everyone’s lives that few people steop to think about other ways to heal themselves. If you’re experiencing chronic pain, inflammation, or arthritis, there are a few diferent herbal supplements that can be of help to you. And why not give them a try? In many cases, herbal treatments are much cheaper than prescription pain killers.
One common herbal supplement is Turmeric (Curcuma longa). This is a very potent anti-oxidant that has been proven to treat inflammation, pain, and even gastroinsteinal and cardiovascular problems. It’s even been used in the treatment of the H1N1 Swine Flu. Turmeric poses a much healthier way to address inflammation and pain, instead of some prescription medications whose ingredients have been known to cause heart disease.
Another herbal supplement that many people don’t think about is ginger. Use in cooking, ginger also has many healing properties. It is one of the most powerful herbal anti-inflammatories and works very wel for those suffering from numerous types of arthritis. Ginger is also taken as a powder to help get rid of headaches and has been used to resolve gastrointestinal issues as well.
Next time you’re in pain, instead of taking over-the-counter or prescription medications, why not give herbal supplements a try? In some cases, they may work better than anything else. You won’t know what works best for your specific condiiton until you try!