Cancer - Carcinoma[癌症] Carcinoma can manifest in the breast, colon, liver, lung, prostate, and stomach.
Cancer is a complex disease with no singular, complete cure. However, many natural remedies and herbs may help sustain the body as it fights off the disease.
Celiac Sprue [粥狀瀉] Also known as Celiac Disease, gluten enteropathy or gluten intolerance, Celiac Sprue is a disease of the auto-immune system due to an inability of sufferers to properly digest gliadin, a gluten protein found in wheat and related grains, such as rye, barley and oats. There is no known cure for the disease and those involved must avoid gluten containing foods for the rest of their life. Celiac Sprue is often mistakenly diagnosed as lactose intolerance, IBS, IBD, Crohn's Disease and other illnesses with similar symptoms.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - COPD [慢性肺阻塞] COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is an umbrella term used to describe a group of respiratory diseases characterized by airflow obstruction or limitation. Usually, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma are included top of the list for COPD yet tobacco smoking is a very common cause. Many herbs successfully address the symptoms of this group of diseases.
Cirrhosis [硬化症] Cirrhosis is a complex and serious disease of the liver and results from damage to liver cells from toxins, inflammation, metabolic derangements and other causes. Damaged and dead liver cells are replaced by a scarring, fibrous tissue. Liver cells regenerate in an abnormal pattern primarily forming nodules that are surrounded by fibrous tissue, resulting in an abnormal liver architecture which can lead to decreased blood flow to and through the liver.
Cold [感冒] Is it a cold or the flu? These two ailments often get confused due to their similarity in symptoms. Generally the symptoms of a cold are much more mild than the flu. Common symptoms of a cold are stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat and a cough. Many natural health products may successfully address these most common symptoms.
Constipation [便秘] Constipation most commonly refers to infrequent or delayed bowel movements. Symptoms of constipation may include passing stool that is hard and dry, needing to strain to have a bowel movement, the feeling of incomplete evacuation, and sometimes feeling pain during a bowel movement.
You may be constipated if you have three or less bowel movements in about a week. Although many people have a daily bowel movement, everyone is different and your body finds its own normal number of bowel movements. The average number of BM’s for adults can vary between three times a day to three times a week. It is a common error for many people to think they are constipated when they are not. Almost everyone will get constipated at some time or another and brief periods of constipation may be normal.
Chronic constipation is a problem as it may be painful and indicative of a more serious illness. If chronic constipation is suspected consult a licensed health care practitioner. Some herbs and natural remedies are a very gentle and helpful relief in cases of constipation.
Cough, Chronic [咳嗽] A cough that is chronic may be an indicator of a more serious illness. Please consult a licensed health care practitioner if your cough persists for more than 10 days.
Crohn's Disease [克隆氏病] Crohn's disease is a particular type of IBD or Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IBD occurs when the immune system causes damage of the gastrointestinal tract through chronic inflammation. Often confused with IBS, Celiac Sprue and ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease is thought to be an auto-immune condition.
Cystitis [膀胱炎] Cystitis is an inflammation or infection of the urinary bladder which in more serious cases can lead to infection of the kidneys or another part of the body. If you suspect a bladder infection contact your licensed health care practitioner for the best treatment options. One may utilize herbs and natural health remedies to assist in overall kidney and bladder health.