Medical Conditions

Longer articles written by Chanchal Cabrera, organized by medical condition or illness

A Phytotherapeutic Approach to Lower Bowel Disease

The lower bowel, large intestine or colon, measuring about 6 ½ feet in an adult, is specially adapted for absorption of fluids from the stool and the forward movement of food wastes.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A Holistic Herbal Treatment Approach

This disease is technically known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or M.E. Symptoms of it were first recorded in the 1940's but it was not recognized as a disease in its own right until the 1970's and even today there are still some medical professionals who do not recognize it.

Diabetes and Syndrome X

Diabetes and Syndrome X: symptoms, causes, treatment with diet, supplements, beneficial herbs and more.

Herbal Medicine and the Liver

This article covers the liver, functions of the liver, tests for liver function, herbal formulas for liver health and more.

Herbs for Arthritis

Arthritis may be defined as joint disease associated with inflammation and leading to pain, stiffness and loss of function. There may also be swelling of the joint.

Breast Cancer: Botanical Influences on Estrogen Metabolism

Estrogen modulation as a treatment strategy in breast cancer.