Herbs are popular items for consumers in health food stores. Research done on some herbs indicate that they can be beneficial to health. An extract from the saw palmetto seems to be a remedy for an enlarged prostate. Ginger may cure motion sickness, and echinacea taken properly can stop a cold.
Publication Name: Men's Health
Hold the scalpel! Nonsurgical approaches to slipped discs
Slipped discs involve contained and noncontained disc injuries. Nonsurgical treatment in the acute injury phase includes controlled rest, traction and physiotherapy. Exercise is used to treat disc injuries in the rehabilitation phase.
Publication Name: Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness
Questions on the care and treatment of pinkeye and a slipped disc are answered. In addition, the appropriateness of taking saw palmetto for reducing an enlarged prostrate is discussed.
Publication Name: Mayo Clinic Health Letter
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