Anal Itching

By |2018-04-03T19:30:05+00:00April 12th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What is Anal Itching?

From Modern Western Medicine

The production of mucus from the anus tends to irritate the surrounding skin and may cause pruritus ani (itching of the anus). Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and proctitis (inflammation of the rectum) may also cause anal discharge and irritation.

From Traditional Medicine

Anal itching is caused by the inability of the liver to […]

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Tonsillitis and Adenitis

By |2018-04-03T19:32:20+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Include fever, chills, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, and tender, swollen lymph nodes.

What are Tonsilitis and Adenitis?

From Modern Western Medicine

The infection and subsequent inflammation of the tonsils and adenoids. The condition occurs mainly in children. The tonsils are lymph glands, and part of the lymph system. Inside these glands are immune cells that help to protect the […]

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Sore Throat

By |2018-04-03T19:32:46+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |


A sore throat is any pain, soreness, and raw sensitivity in the throat, which is especially painful or uncomfortable when swallowing.

What is a Sore Throat?

From Modern Western Medicine

A sore throat is a common disorder that frequently accompanies the common cold, influenza, laryngitis, and viral infections, including those of childhood, such as chicken pox, measles, and mumps. […]

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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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Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis (Diverticular Disease)

By |2018-04-03T19:33:17+00:00March 1st, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |


Only 20% of those with diverticulosis experience symptoms, which can include intestinal cramps, pain sensitivity, and irregular bowel movements. Some may experience symptoms of irritable bowel, such as alternating diarrhea and constipation. The disease can lead to complications, however, including the development of a stricture (narrowing of the intestine) at the site of the inflammation or […]

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