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Prevent & treat TB symptoms naturally - Dr. Axe

TB Symptoms + 5 Natural Ways to Prevent & Treat Them

TB may seem like a deadly disease of the distant past. But just this year, up to 50 babies were exposed to the disease in a United States hospital and nearly 200 staff and patients of another medical center were also believed to be exposed to TB. In fact, about 1.7 million people (about a quarter of the world’s population!) have a latent … Read More

Vasculitis - Dr. Axe

Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments

Vasculitis is a group of inflammatory disorders that affect the blood vessels. Vasculitis can affect both small or large arteries. This includes major blood vessels like the aorta, as well as capillaries, medium-sized veins. Or it can include a combination of different sized blood vessels. In some cases, vasculitis causes only a portion of an artery to become inflamed, resulting … Read More

Warning signs of a stroke - Dr. Axe

Learn FAST + 23 Other Warning Signs of a Stroke

Nearly 800,000 people in the United States each year have a stroke, resulting in 160,000 deaths from stroke-related causes according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes. This makes stroke the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. In addition, strokes are the leading cause of serious long-term adult disability; over two-thirds of survivors are affected by … Read More

Lymphangitis - Dr. Axe

7 Natural Treatments to Ease Lymphangitis Symptoms

Do you have swollen and tender red streaks that start at an opening in the skin and radiate to the armpit or groin? If so, you may be suffering from lymphangitis, a bacterial infection that is commonly caused by the same bacteria that causes strep throat and cellulitis. Lymphangitis is an infection that can spread within hours. In fact, in … Read More

Snake bites - Dr. Axe

Snake Bites: Get Help Right Away! + 5 Natural Symptom Relievers

The World Health Organization (WHO) just deemed snake bites to be one of the top 20 “neglected tropical diseases” in the world, joining the likes of rabies, leprosy, African sleeping sickness, Dengue fever and other diseases. (1) Globally, snakes kill more than 100,000 each year, and maim or cripple millions more. (2) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Read More

Osteopenia - Dr. Axe

Osteopenia: Low Bone Density Risk Factors + 5 Natural Treatments

Most of us don’t ever think of our bones as being “living tissue.” But the cells, nerves, blood vessels and minerals that make up our bones are, in fact, always renewing themselves. It’s estimated that around 10 million people living in the U.S. alone currently have osteoporosis, and somewhere between three to five times this amount (an estimated 34–54 million … Read More

Hematuria - Dr. Axe

Hematuria: What Causes Blood in Urine?

Has your urine ever been brownish or red? If so, you may have already experienced hematuria. What is hematuria? To simply define hematuria: it’s the presence of blood in the urine. Blood in the urine can originate at any point along the urinary tract from the kidneys to the urethra. Some possible causes of hematuria can include a urinary tract infection, intense exercise and … Read More

Blood in stool - Dr. Axe

What Causes Blood in Stool? + 5 Natural Remedies

Seeing bright red blood in stool is no laughing matter, especially when it’s your own poop. Sometimes it can mean something serious is going on. Other times it may be minor and nothing to lose sleep over. But either way, pooping blood can be quite alarming and it’s not something to just ignore. (1) Are you wondering “why is my poop black?” … Read More

Alopecia areata - Dr. Axe

Alopecia Areata: 9 Natural Ways to Treat Hair Loss

Alopecia areata affects 2 percent of the worldwide population. And although it doesn’t cause physical pain or make you feel sick, it can be a psychologically devastating disease. This autoimmune disease involves the loss of hair around the scalp, face and parts of the body. It can come on at any time, without warning. It’s commonly misdiagnosed as other types … Read More

Hand, foot and mouth disease - Dr. Axe

What Is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease? + 17 Natural Treatments

Hand, foot and mouth disease, or HFMD as it is commonly known, is a highly contagious viral illness that usually affects young children. In the United States, summer and early fall are the most common times for outbreaks; however, in more tropical areas of the nation, outbreaks can occur any time of the year. Hand, foot and mouth disease is … Read More