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Steam Baths Ease Allergies

Thais with hay fever that soaked in half-hour steam baths three times a week reported fewer symptoms such as sneezing, nasal itching and congestion.

Bee Venom Is Powerful Lyme Disease Remedy

Bee venom reduces the Lyme disease bacterium more effectively than antibiotics, reports the Lyme Disease Research Group, in Connecticut.

Acupuncture and Herbs Ease Delirium in Patients

Japanese cardiovascular patients admitted to an intensive care unit that received acupuncture and traditional herbal medicine daily along with conventional care had about a sixth the rate of delirium as a control group.

Massage Relieves Chronic Back Pain

Half of those with chronic back pain that participated in a study reported meaningful relief after 10 sessions of massage therapy, say Indiana University-Purdue University researchers.

Reflexology and Imagery Relieve Preoperative Anxiety

Israelis facing surgery that received reflexology massages, acupuncture and guided imagery exercises beforehand experienced a 60 percent drop in anxiety levels.

Chinese Herbs Lessen Postpartum Blues

A Chinese study pooling 47 clinical trials concluded that Chinese herbs are a safe, effective remedy that work either with antidepressants or alone.

Acupressure Eases Fatigue in Cancer Survivors

In a recent study, two-thirds of breast cancer survivors that used an acupressure routine on themselves slashed their chronic tiredness to normal levels.

Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes

Menopausal women reported that their hot flashes dropped by 37 percent during six months of acupuncture treatments.

MS Patients Improve with High-Tone Electrotherapy

Multiple sclerosis patients that underwent pulsed-frequency electrotherapy improved their scores in nine of 10 categories of functional abilities.

Aromatherapy Soothes Allergies

Inhaling a three-fragrance formula of essential oils sharply reduced allergy symptoms for Korean sufferers in just seven days.
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