Sometimes, the most common pills and tablets won’t work. No matter what the doctor prescribes, you aren’t guaranteed to get better. So what happens if nothing seems to be working? Well, the good news is that there are many other options. In this post, I’ll explain a few unusual treatments and how they can keep you healthy.
PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. This treatment uses your own blood that is very rich in platelets. This helps troubled cells get better and, ultimately, make you feel much better. It is often used as a treatment for hair loss and arthritis. If you are a keen sports player, you may have already heard of it. That’s because it is a fairly common treatment for sprains and other sporting injuries. If you think PRP could help you out, consult your doctor about it. They might then refer you to a specialist.
Leeches have been used for centuries in medicine. And they are about to have a comeback! They are particularly useful in surgery and can help clear up any excess blood. But they don’t just have to be used as part of surgery. Their saliva contains anesthetic, so they are regularly used on patients while they are awake as they can’t feel them. The saliva is also full of around 100 other bioactive substances which are thought to help treat vascular diseases.
If you suffer badly from acne, you may have already tried various cleanses and over the counter face washes. If they don’t work, there is one curious alternative that you can try. Urotherapy is the use of urine to treat many different skin conditions. And it isn’t just used for skin ailments either. It is said to be a great treatment for arthritis. If you want to use it to treat acne, there are some creams that contain low levels; you can find these in drug stores. Otherwise, you can apply your own with a cotton bud. Just remember to wash it off!
Herbal teas have been used over the centuries in Asian and Indian medicines. There are some types that are thought to be great for weight loss. Others have ingredients that will give you more energy and can keep you awake, even though they don’t contain caffeine. Take a look at the ingredients of all the herbal and fruit teas in your supermarket. They will have different properties depending on what is in them. So make sure you get one that can help treat your current ailment.
Love wearing pearl jewelry? Well, did you know you can also use these pretty stones as a treatment for skin ailments? You can buy pearl powder in lots of drugstores and also online. Chinese medicine has used it for hundreds of years. Simply rub it into the skin, and your skin should return to its soft, smooth, healthy self again!
So whether you are sick of the usual weight loss or skin care treatments, hopefully, this guide will have inspired you! You’ll be amazed at all the unusual treatments out there for various things!