Rescue Me… From Gout.

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“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!”  We have all heard this statement throughout our lives.  Did you know that an apple a day can keep gout away?  Gout is a buildup of crystals in the joints caused by excess uric acid in the blood and is very painful.  High levels of this acid can be caused by dehydration, improper kidney function, and poor diet.  If left untreated or treated improperly, the gout can spread to other joints.

Cherries are another excellent way to prevent and cure gout. 15 to 16 tart cherries a day can prevent gout from even occurring.  The acid and Vitamin C in these fruits have been proven to both prevent and cure gout by reducing the uric acid in the blood without the harmful side effects of prescription drugs.

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The Effectiveness of Home Remedies by B.Smith II

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Home remedies have been treating numerous ailments of the human body for hundreds of years.  There are hundreds of them at our disposal and they have grown more prevalent and common over the years.  Medical documents, books, and journals have been written on the effectiveness of these home remedies, showing them to be a safe and inexpensive alternative to prescription drugs for minor ailments, with little to no side effects.  They have been proven to be essential and very valuable for treating common everyday ailments and for helping to maintain a healthy body.  The human body has amazing defenses and healing powers… when it is in balance.  Poor diet, malnutrition, poor lifestyle, improper sleep, and a host of other poor choices can throw the body out of balance and ailments can occur.  Although these factors are not necessarily the direct cause of sickness and disease, but they make the body less able to protect and heal itself, causing it to be a lot more susceptible to a host of different ailments.  Then, if left untreated, the problem will progress.  The remedy in and of itself isn’t what really cures you, but the remedy puts the body back in balance, which in turn, the body can protect and heal itself once again.

There are many reasons for choosing home remedies over prescriptions drugs:

  1. They are inexpensive.
  2. Most can be found right in your kitchen.
  3. They are all natural and not loaded with man-made chemicals.
  4. They treat the root cause of the ailment and not just the symptoms.
  5. They place the body back into balance to promote self-healing and self-protection.
  6. There are very little, if any, side effects.
  7. There are just as many, if not more, home remedies to treat ailments as there are prescription drugs.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”   That is so very true.   Eating healthy foods, exercising, drinking plenty of water, and getting plenty of rest are the tools for maintaining a healthy body. However, not everyone uses these tools to their advantage.  They must them rely on home remedies to treat their ailments that could have been prevented and/or spend a lot of money on doctors and prescriptions.  From acne to warts, there is a drug for just about every ailment out there and have many side effects that are sometimes worse than the symptoms.  Would you want to place yourself or someone you love through a bunch of drug treatments, with any of the side effects, for their ailments when they could have been easily prevented and easily cured?