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Archive for December, 2008

Bladder Infections in Women – A Natural Approach

For most bladder infections, a natural approach is usually very effective and the infection resolves quickly without recurrence or complications. The primary goals of a natural therapeutics approach are to: enhance the individual’s internal defenses against the infection by providing immune support restore vaginal and bladder microflora, enhancing the flow of urine promote a proper […]

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), is not really classified as a disease, because it is not a specific and constant set of symptoms and physical characteristics. Rather, it is better described as a syndrome, with a collection of symptoms, physical characteristics and laboratory findings. There are two consistent aspects of PCOS: hyper-androgenism and a lack of […]

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Pine bark extract and endometriosis

Fifty eight women were surgically diagnosed with endometriosis and were then started on Pycnogenol within 6 months of the surgery after confirming regular menstruation and ovulation for three months. Women were randomized to receive either pycnogenol 30 mg twice daily for 48 weeks or a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (Gn-RHa), leuprorelin acetate depot, 3.75 mg IM […]

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