Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Bee Venom Therapy Stimulates Release of Cortisol

Joint Pain And Arthritis: Do Alternative Therapies Provide Real Relief?
Fitness and Weightloss Blog, 2/25/2008

Mainstream medicine tends to dismiss alternative remedies for arthritis in favour of drug therapy and established treatments. This article discusses some of the alternative therapies available. Do they work or not?...

Bee Venom Therapy. Also known as Apitherapy, BVT concerns the application of honeybee through live bee stings. It is thought that the healing potency of this method relies on the stimulation of the release of cortisol from the adrenal glands.

Cortisol is a natural human hormone that has anti-inflammatory properties and in addition jump-starts the immune system to produce a healing response. It also spurs the production of endorphins, the body’s natural painkiller…

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