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High-dose vitamin D may alleviate urticaria

Posted March 5, 2014

High-dose vitamin D3 as an adjuvant therapy holds potential benefit for patients suffering from chronic urticaria, according to results of a recent study. Researchers from University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb., conducted a prospective, double-blinded, single-center study of 42 patients who had chronic urticaria. The patients were randomized to receive high (4,000 IU/d) or low (600 IU/d) vitamin D3 supplements over the course of 12 weeks. Each patient was given a standardized triple-drug therapy of cetirizine, ranitidine and montelukast, as well as a written action plan, according to the study.

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Uterine fibroids: Natural remedies better choice than Hysterectomy

Posted April 30, 2012

Uterine fibroids are solid muscle tissue growths in the uterus. They occur frequently — in up to half of all women over forty. The majority (80%) of fibroids are as small as a walnut, usually not bigger than an orange. In the U.S., about one third of all hysterectomies is because of the fibroids.

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