Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Bee Venom Therapy Popular in Bahrain

Bee sting therapy creating a buzz...
By FRANCES LEATE, Gulf Daily News,  September 01, 2013
GETTING stung by a bee means nothing but pain and unpleasantness for most people, but for some it could mean a cure for their weak immune system, aching joints or bad eyesight.
An increasing number of patients are apparently ditching prescription drugs and opting for a bee sting instead.
The venom contained in a single bee sting is said to help the human body produce vital antibodies capable of fighting off a variety of health complaints and diseases.
Some health experts have even claimed the antibodies we produce after being stung by a honey bee could help combat cancer.
Following in the footsteps of the US, where an estimated 65,000 people have opted for the unusual treatment, health centres in Bahrain are offering bee venom therapy, or "Apitherapy" as it is commonly known…

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