According to American doctors, between 50 and 90% of pregnant women suffer from nausea and vomiting in the morning, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy. There are currently a number of medications available to combat nausea. However, most of them cannot be recommended for use during pregnancy, since taking them increases the likelihood of birth defects in the unborn baby.
The September issue of the American Journal of Reproductive Medicine published the results of two studies showing the beneficial effects of acupressure to relieve nausea in pregnant women.
Acupressure was inherited from ancient Chinese healers. The acupressure method is to pressure, massage or acupuncture certain points. Continue reading
According to statistics, 1 out of 10 people have side effects from taking medications (in particular, antibiotics), which harm the digestive system. And 1 out of 15 people is allergic to antibiotics.
With the steady increase in drug-resistant bacteria, scientists are increasingly “looking to nature” during the development of new drugs. Some natural substances have antibacterial properties and are safe to use.
Here are seven natural antibiotics that have formed the basis of many scientific studies. Continue reading