June 2006 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Treating sciatica without painkillers

Sciatica – leg and buttock pain caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve – can often be treated without painkillers.

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Transcendental meditation and your health: Calming the monkey mind

Studies have shown that a popular form of meditation known as transcendental meditation (TM) may help patients control blood pressure. A team of researchers recently mounted a study to test the effects of TM on subjects with coronary heart

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Treating various aches and pains with emu oil

Sciatica is a leg and buttock pain that’s caused by inflamed muscles in the lower back that put pressure on the sciatic nerve. According to the Emu Oil Institute (EOI), studies have shown that emu oil, applied topically, produces an anti-inflammatory effect that can relieve Sciatica. Emu oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acid.

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KFC sued over trans fats

A family-size bucket of litigation was just dropped on KFC.

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Arrhythmias and fish oil

There are several types of arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms); some cause only mild chest discomfort, while others prompt heart attacks and strokes.

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Benefits of folate (folic acid)

How important is folate? That’s easily answered by looking at four health risks associated with folate deficiency: heart disease, stroke, cognitive decline and birth defects.

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Shingles treatment and relief

“Please, need information on Shingles. What can we do for the pain of shingles? Please help.” The tone of that request – from an HSI member named Theresa – reveals just how painful and debilitating a case of the shingles can be. Fortunately there

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