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Natural Home Remedies for Common Ailments: Alternatives to Prescription Drugs

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Natural Home Remedies

Homemade remedies are great alternatives to Prescription Drugs

Most common ailments can be treated with natural remedies. There are many reasons to choose natural treatments over store bought medications. Natural remedies are typically, cheaper than store bought ones and are generally easy to make at home. Home made treatments are ideal for people seeking alternatives to prescription drugs and are usually gentler on the body.


In most cases constipation is easily treatable with natural remedies. When treating constipation at home you often avoid many of the harsh side effects that accompany many over the c

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ounter medications. Homeopathic remedies are typically gentler on the stomach and digestive system. Many of the uncomfortable side effects like dehydration, cramping, over stimulation and urgency that are caused by OTC drugs can be avoided by taking advantage of the many. Most natural remedies for constipation that are available. Most of these remedies are made from common ingredients that can be found in your kitchen. A single dose of a homemade treatment usually costs pennies as compared to store bought drugs which are almost always more expensive.


Gout is a type of arthritis that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. Typically symptoms of gout occurs in the big toe. Gout occurs when there is to much uric acid in the blood. The excess uric acid then begins to form hard crystals in your joints. Swelling, tenderness and pain caused by a gout attack can last anywhere from a few days to several weeks before they these symptoms subside. The symptoms of gout can be reoccurring unless treated. If you are diagnosed with gout you should consult with your doctor about which course of action to take. If you choose to try some natural remedies to relieve gout pain make sure you have talked with a medical professional before hand. Homemade remedies are a great plan of action if you wish to avoid prescription drugs and over the counter remedies.


Heartburn also known as acid indigestions effects nearly 20% of Americans at least once per week.Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux and GERD and is characterized by a painful burning sensation in the chest. If you’ve ever experienced heartburn then you know how painful and comfortable it can be. Chronic suffers of heartburn often turn to over-the-counter medicine to relieve them of heartburn but sometimes natural remedies work as well if not better than prescription drugs and drug store meds. A few simple natural remedies for heartburn include introducing foods like fennel, papaya, and almond milk into your diet which help soothe the stomach, aid in the digestion process and neutralize stomach acids.


Hemorrhoids can be an embarrassing problem for some people. Perhaps this is why many people seek homemade remedies to cure their hemorrhoid problem on their own. Luckily there are many natural remedies for Hemorrhoids If you’re attempting to cure hemorrhoids on your own, without a doctor’s treatment keep in mind that you may need to try more than one homemade remedy before you find the one that works. Fortunately, most natural remedies are very simple and inexpensive.

These four common ailments can all be treated without a a trip to the doctors office or a visit to the drug store. Natural remedies are great alternatives to prescription drugs.



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