By |2018-04-03T19:32:18+00:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Difficulty inhaling and exhaling, accompanied by wheezing, chronic cough, expectoration, shortness of breath, and sometimes foul breath.

What Is Emphysema?

From Modern Western Medicine

Emphysema is a condition in which the air sacs in the lungs, called alveoli, become damaged and eventually burst open, thus reducing the number of alveoli. In effect the lungs get smaller, the blood receives […]

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By |2018-04-03T19:33:13+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Itchy bumps, patches, and rash on surface of the skin, often white at their caps, surrounded by red, inflamed tissue. Hives most commonly appear on the limbs and trunk, but in severe cases can spread elsewhere on the body. Hives usually only last a few hours.

What are Hives?

From Modern Western Medicine

Though the cause is unknown, the […]

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Initially, the symptoms of hepatitis appear as weakness, drowsiness, nausea, fever, headaches, loss of appetite, aching muscles, joint pain, and malaise. The liver becomes enlarged and tender, causing pain in the upper abdomen and chest area. Jaundice may develop, along with depression. Stools may become gray, urine dark. As the disease progresses, the liver may develop […]

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Crohns Disease

By |2018-04-03T19:34:48+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , |


Spasms of pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, loss of appetite, anemia, and weight loss are the most common symptoms occurring in young people. In the elderly, the disease more commonly affects the rectum and results in bleeding. Both groups may suffer from anal disorders, such as chronic abscesses, deep fissures (cracks), and fistulas (openings in the […]

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Ulcerative colitis causes attacks of bloody diarrhea, cramps, blood in stools, and mucus. Spastic colitis causes abdominal pain, abdominal distention, cramps, gas, constipation, diarrhea, but no blood in stool. In both cases, symptoms may disappear between episodes.


What is Colitis?

From Modern Western Medicine

Literally, inflammation of the colon, colitis arises from unknown causes. It usually begins in young […]

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By |2018-04-03T19:35:32+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Allergy symptoms commonly resemble a cold: runny nose, sore throat, mucus discharge, skin eruptions, fatigue, depression, irritated eyes, insomnia, headache, and digestive disorders, such as constipation and heartburn.


What is an Allergy?

From Modern Western Medicine

A collection of disease symptoms, often affecting the skin, respiratory system, stomach, and intestines in people who are sensitive to a substance that […]

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