Herbal Agents

In 1997 sales of over-the-counter herbal preparations exceeded $1.5 billion in the United States. Between 1994 and 1998, the sales of herbal supplements will have increased about 105 percent. According to the New York Times, July 23, 1998, between 1995 and 1997, the sales of St. John's wort have increased by 1900 percent. 3 Many other home grown and imported herbal preparations add to the total amount of herbal agents ingested, inhaled, and rubbed on. The list is staggering and this review will encompass only some of the more common herbals used. Herbal agents can be classified as generally safe, potentially toxic, and toxic. Some generally safe herbal agents are listed in Table 179:1..

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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