Pain: Aphthous ulcers (Canker sores)

Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) are commonly related to stress. Hence the nickname “stress ulcers”. Stress can suppress the body’s immune status by raising levels of naturally produced steroids in the blood. This can result in a number of disorders including mouth or aphthous ulcers. These ulcers are usually quite painful,…

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Pain: Plantar fasciitis (painful heel)

Plantar Fasciitis My approach to treating many medical problems is quite different to orthodox methods. For many, I use wheatgrass extract instead. For example, plantar fasciitis. Having observed some rather startling results where patients had recovered, in some cases overnight, from chronic, severely painful and disabling heel pain, I was…

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Injury: Fractures healed & pain relieved by wheatgrass

A young boy with a broken arm This nine year old boy fell off the playgym at school and fractured his elbow. It was not badly displaced, but very swollen and painful. The fracture was reduced, the limb immobilised and wheatgrass extract applied several times over and around the exposed elbow. On…

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Pain: Muscle cramps eased

Everyone’s had a cramped muscle at some time or other, but for many sufferers, they occur frequently, causing distressful pain that is almost impossible to relieve. Cramps often occur in: •    The elderly – about 30% over age 60 and 50% over 80 – mostly at night. They are often…

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Burns: Second degree. Pain relieved & wound heals rapidly

Cold water should not be used to treat superficial or second degree burns such as sunburn because it does little to soothe pain, reduce skin damage or assist healing. By comparison, wheatgrass extract relieves pain quickly, reduces inflammation and hastens recovery, even with radiotherapy and laser burns. HOW TO USE…

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Pain: Anal fissure relief from wheatgrass extract

What is anal fissure? Fig. 1. Anal fissure is a split in the anal wall as shown here. What causes anal fissure? There are various reasons why fissures develop. For instance, constipation, hard bowel motions, diarrhea, inflammation, reduced blood flow to the anal region, poor bowel habits and even ‘spicy’…

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Ageing: Relieving aches and pains

Niggling aches and pains, stiffness, back pain etc., can interfere considerably with one’s quality of life. Pain-reducing (analgesic) drugs such as paracetamol (Panadol/ Tylenol) and anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Brufen) and diclofenac (Voltaren), may provide relief for a few hours, but negative side effects can sometimes cause problems. Instead,…

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Pain: Achilles tendonitis

What is Achilles tendonitis? It is a common, painful disorder caused by inflammation of the Achilles tendon, which attaches the muscles from the back of the lower leg to the heel as shown here: Tendonitis is common among runners, ballet dancers and many other athletes. However, it can also cause…

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Earache – wheatgrass relieves pain

In a young child, earache due to infection (otitis media), can cause severe pain and fever which is not relieved by standard medications such as aspirin and paracetamol. There is not a lot more that can be done to help relieve their pain. I recall a 6 year old boy…

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