bee venom


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bee venom,

n poison extracted from bees. Has been used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, especially multiple sclerosis and arthritis; can be applied directly or by intramuscular injection.
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24 in Immunity, the researchers show that mice injected with a small dose of bee venom were later resistant to a potentially lethal dose of the same venom.
Bee venom can also destroy arthritis, and it helps people with bad knees, bad backs, carpal tunnel, gout, tennis elbow--anything that causes difficulties with walking, feeling, living.
It has meant growing demand for Samur's bee venom treatment.
undergoing bee venom therapy, therapist Sami Al-Thunayan says in a study.
Although the value of bee venom never has been scientifically proved, almost every apiarist has heard accounts of how bee stings cured somebody's arthritis or rheumatism.
I had no objection to people subjecting themselves to bee sting treatments if they were not allergic to bee venom.
Beck, which is often referred to as the bible of bee venom therapy.
Bee venom is one of title most potent anti-inflammatories known, with many of the same compounds found in stinging nettles (Urtica diocia).
This study disclosed regional differences in the distribution of wasp and bee venom allergies and differences with respect to the tolerability of the allergen products used.
Because I had a history of anaphylaxis to bee venom, I had a prescription filled for an epinephrine autoinjector.
It's hard to believe that items as unrelated as shellfish, pollen, animals, bee venom, peanuts and mold can all potentially lead to the same type of problem.
Apitherapists use bee venom therapy (BVT) to treat diseases such as arthritis, depression, herpes, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), etc.