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🔴 Notice: As part of our Acute Injury Treatment Practice, we now offer Functional Medicine Integrative Assessments and Treatments* within our clinical scope for chronic degenerative disorders.  Learn More* Call Us Today: 915-850-0900

Functional Medicine Explained

Turmeric

Turmeric: Is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is commonly used in Asian food. It is the main spice in curry. However, the root of turmeric is widely used in medicine. It contains a yellow-colored chemical called curcumin. Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia), joint pain, stomach pain, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, bypass surgery, hemorrhage, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating, loss of appetite, jaundice and liver problems. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gallbladder disorders, high cholesterol, a skin condition called lichen planus, skin inflammation from radiation treatment, and fatigue.
It is also used for headaches, bronchitis, colds, lung infections, fibromyalgia, fever, menstrual problems, itchy skin, recovery after surgery, and cancers. Other uses include depression, Alzheimer’s disease, swelling in the middle layer of the eye (anterior uveitis), diabetes, water retention, worms, autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), tuberculosis, urinary bladder inflammation, and kidney problems. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900

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November 2, 2017

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May 30, 2017

The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

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May 29, 2017

All Hail Turmeric!

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May 12, 2017

4 Health Benefits of Turmeric You Need to Know | Plus Recipes to Try Now

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May 11, 2017

Could THIS Indian spice hold the secret to repairing bone mass in the elderly?

GETTY Scientists believe that turmeric my hold the key to better bone density The study involved fit, healthy and slim… Read More

May 10, 2017

New Prospects for Treating Malignant Mesothelioma with Curcumin

There is more evidence that the active ingredient in turmeric may have the power to help combat malignant mesothelioma. A… Read More

April 23, 2017

Turmeric Kills Nearly All Forms Of Cancer Cells

The ability of turmeric to fight cancer has been extensively researched. In fact, over 1,500 published studies show that curcumin,… Read More

April 11, 2017

Eat More Turmeric! Here’s How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an "it" superfood. You've probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hued lattes,… Read More

April 4, 2017

6 Ways Turmeric Essential Oil Supports a Healthy Body

Turmeric, the bright-orange root so frequently used in the cuisine of India and Asia, has been a revered cooking ingredient for… Read More

April 3, 2017

The top 10 Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also loaded with… Read More

April 3, 2017
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