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Bee Venom Therapy - Bee Stings - Apitherapy - Other Beehive Products

Bee stings or apitherapy is believed by some to reduce arthritis symptoms. The chemicals in bee venom are thought to reduce inflammation. Bee venom therapy has a risk of an anaphylatic reaction. Many feel the risks of bee-ing stung far outwiegh the possible benefits.
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Bee Venom May Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bee venom has been touted for many years as an analgesic for arthritis sufferers. A study suggests just how it might work to make people feel better.

Anaphylaxis - Anaphylactic reaction - Anaphylactic shock
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening type of allergic reaction. After an initial exposure to a substance like bee sting toxin, the person's immune system becomes sensitized to that allergen.

Allergic Reactions
Allergic reactions are sensitivities to a specific substance, called an allergen, that is contacted through the skin, inhaled into the lungs, swallowed, or injected. Substances that don't bother most of us (such as venom from bee stings and various foods, medications, and pollens) can trigger allergic reactions in some people.

Recognizing and Responding to Anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergy that can affect as much as 15% of the population.

Bee Propolis
In addition to honey, bees make another substance called propolis. It is a resinous substance that is made mainly from tree sap, and has antibiotic properties due to its content of biologically active flavonoids.

Bee Pollen
Bee pollen is not found in the everyday diet. It is found in nutritional supplements and Chinese herbal medicine products. Serious allergic reactions to bee pollen have been reported, including potentially life-threatening anaphylaxis.

Beeswax (Poisoning from an ingestion of beeswax)
Beeswax, other than potentially causing intestinal obstruction in rare cases of extremely large ingestions, is considered relatively non-toxic.

Bee Venom Therapy - Bee Sting Therapy
Bee Venom Therapy (BVT) is the therapeutic application of honeybee venom, through live bee stings, to bring relief and healing for various spinal, neural, joint, or musculo-skeletal ailments, from Bee Well Therapy.

Bee Venom Therapy
Most of the evidence for the anti-arthritis effect of bee venom (apitherapy) on humans is either anecdotal or is provided in case studies by doctors, from Manuka Honey.

Apitherapy (Bee Therapy)
Apitherapy, or bee therapy, is the use of products of the common honeybee for therapeutic purposes, from WholeHealthMD.

To Bee or Not to Bee?
According to the American Apitherapy Society(AAS) more than 10,000 people nationwide now practice bee venom therapy in attempts to relieve symptoms of arthritis and other ills, from HolySmoke.

Bee Venom Therapy - Making an Informed Decision
Bee venom therapy is an alternative form of healing. carried out. Basic guidelines to help determine whether bee venom therapy is an appropriate alternative for you, from beevenom.com.

Bee Venom Therapy - Beehive Products
Bee venom therapy is the part of apitherapy which utilizes bee venom in the treatment of health conditions. Apitherapy is the use of beehive products, including honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom, from beevenom.com

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