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Health News - Complementary Medicine

Daily hour of yoga lowers blood pressure
New research presented in India suggests 1 hour of yoga each day significantly reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension. (Medical News Today)

Nail Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment
What is psoriasis and what is nail psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted and what prescription and homeopathic treatments are available? (Medical News Today)

10 Home Remedies for Treating Psoriasis
Psoriasis may be treated by a number of home remedies, but what are they and how can they help? What medical therapy can help psoriasis? (Medical News Today)

Tai Chi may benefit veterans with PTSD
A small study of veterans with PTSD suggests the ancient Chinese exercise Tai Chi has the potential to help manage symptoms of the disorder. (Medical News Today)

Can Tea Tree Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?
What is psoriasis and what is tea tree oil? Learn how tea tree oil may be used for psoriasis as well as other natural remedies. Can lifestyle changes help? (Medical News Today)

Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?
What is psoriasis and what causes it? Learn about coconut oil, if it can be used to treat psoriasis, and other treatments that are available. (Medical News Today)

8 Herbs and Supplements to Help Treat Depression
What is depression, what are its symptoms, and when should a doctor be contacted? Learn about different herbs and supplements that may treat depression. (Medical News Today)

Electro-acupuncture for disrupted sleep in women with breast cancer
It's somewhat of a little-known adverse effect of having breast cancer, but studies suggest that approximately 30% to 40% of women with breast cancer report persistent hot flashes. (Medical News Today)

Can Frankincense Treat Cancer? Get the Facts
Frankincense conjures up images of myth and ancient medicine. It has been hailed as an alternative cure for cancer and other conditions. Should we use it? (Medical News Today)

Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health?
Are apricot seeds an effective, alternative treatment for cancer? Learn about the nutritional content of apricot kernels and the risks of consumption. (Medical News Today)

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help Treat Psoriasis?
Some people use apple cider vinegar as a home remedy to treat their psoriasis. This article looks at whether it is effective, along with other options. (Medical News Today)

Breathing-based yoga may help treat major depression
Sudarshan Kriya yoga - which focuses on controlled breathing - may be beneficial for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants. (Medical News Today)

Can Essential Oils be Used for Treating Asthma?
Can people with asthma use essential oils to treat their symptoms? Learn about which oils may be of benefit, along with possible risks and precautions. (Medical News Today)

Ways to Induce Labor: Medical and Natural Options
Why might some pregnancies need to be induced and how is this achieved? Learn about the natural ways that may be used to induce labour. (Medical News Today)

UPMC experts combat foot pain with fat injections
Patients who suffer from pedal fat pad atrophy, or the loss of fat in the ball of the foot, may benefit from an innovative new procedure that involves restoring the lost padding by grafting fat... (Medical News Today)

UCI study finds acupuncture lowers hypertension by activating natural opioids
Researchers with the UCI Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine have found that regular electroacupunture treatment can lower hypertension by increasing the release of a kind of opioid in... (Medical News Today)

Patients report symptom improvement following prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis
Prolotherapy, an injection-based complementary treatment for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, was associated with improved knee-specific symptoms, quality of life, and ability to participate in... (Medical News Today)

PCOS: Red wine compound remedies abnormal hormone levels
A compound found in wine and grapes - resveratrol - has been found to help correct hormone imbalance and improve insulin sensitivity in women with PCOS. (Medical News Today)

World first porous acupuncture needles enhance therapeutic properties
A DGIST research team led by Professor Su-Il In, who developed acupuncture needles combined with nanotechnology, was recognized as the world's first application of this technology. (Medical News Today)

Can Castor Oil Be Used For Treating Constipation?
Constipation can conspire to ruin your day. What causes constipation and how can we prevent it? Learn how castor oil and other treatments may help (Medical News Today)

The placebo effect: Knowingly taking sham pills may reduce chronic pain
New study suggests it is not the expectation that a 'dummy pill' is real that elicits the placebo effect, but rather the ritual associated with taking it. (Medical News Today)

Can You Treat Psoriasis With Essential Oils?
Psoriasis is a common skin condition. What is it and what causes it? Learn how essentials oils and natural remedies may be used to treat psoriasis. (Medical News Today)

Can Olive Oil Be Used to Treat Constipation?
Olive oil has long been used as a simple treatment for constipation. Learn more about this home remedy that gets stools moving again. (Medical News Today)

Transcendental meditation may help ease trauma symptoms, stress
A study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma. (Medical News Today)

Certain alternative therapies may help patients with bowel disorders
A new review looks at the evidence behind the effectiveness of complementary or alternative therapies - including probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, fiber, and herbal medicinal products - for the... (Medical News Today)

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