External Applications for Hiccups

Upper abdominal compress with Lavender oil or Melissa oil.
Lavender has a relaxing, calming and warming effect. Melissa has an antispasmodic effect.

For the specified oils see also the website “External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing”:
Lavender oil and Melissa oil.

Research news

Fasting for adults with type 1 diabetes 
Intermittent as well as prolonged fasting appaer favorable in conditions such metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and rheumatic diseases. Fasting for individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is generally considered too risky. The aim of this patient-led research was to investigate the feasibility, benefit, and safety of a 7-d multimodal fasting intervention in individuals with T1D. The study results indicate achievement of the stated aims (open access): 
For this study, Dr. Bettina Berger received the prestigious Holzschuh Award for Complementary Medicine. 

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