Turmeric and Radiation-Induced Illness: How it Can Help

Turmeric and Radiation-Induced Illness

Radiation can be defined as transmitted energy as waves or particles. There are two types of radiation – ionizing radiation (high energy radiation like UV rays, gamma rays) non-ionizing radiations (low energy radiation like an infrared, radio wave, wireless signals, etc.). A high dose exposure or low dose exposure over long periods of time to such radiation leads to the occurrence of various diseases like cancers, heart diseases, [1] skin […]

Can Turmeric Help in Proctitis?

Can Turmeric Help in Proctitis

Proctitis is an inflammatory disorder of the rectum that causes bleeding and discharge of mucus and pus from that area. It is caused by several reasons such as dysfunctioning of the immune system, contact of the rectal area with harmful substances, infection or sexually transmitted diseases. Proctitis is usually a secondary disorder; a symptom of a more severe problem; for instance, autoimmune disorders like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease or […]

Can Turmeric Help With Lipid Peroxidation?

Can Turmeric Help With Lipid Peroxidation

Lipid peroxidation is defined as the mechanism of oxidation of Poly-Unsaturated Fatty Acids by reactive oxygen species (hydrogen peroxide, superoxide radicals), etc. Polyunsaturated fatty acids are fatty acids with multiple double bonds, including the essential fatty acids of the body.[1] Although it begins in the human body as a natural phenomenon, the process contributes to various diseases when the reactive oxygen species are produced in excess, due to an imbalance […]