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    Old 07-12-2007, 09:32 PM   #1
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    Pineapples and healing-interesting!

    I just read (saw on TV and then researched) that Pineapples are great for healing wounds. Apparently it has Bromelain in it which is a natural anti-inflammatory that has many health benefits and encourages healing.

    So to those ladies that just had a LEEP-go get some fresh pineapple! I think zinc is good for healing wounds too?

     
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    Old 07-12-2007, 11:23 PM   #2
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    Re: Pineapples and healing-interesting!

    Hi K

    Pineapples cause more bleeding for me. As such I avoid pineapples a few days before, during and at least 2 days after my period. There were times when my period kind of started all over again when I ate pineapples, i.e., the flow was heavier for another couple of days.

    I love pineapples, especially those from Sarawak ... Yummy!

     
    Old 07-13-2007, 11:05 AM   #3
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    Re: Pineapples and healing-interesting!

    Geez, good thing you knew this in advance and didnt go for the pineapple to additionally help you heal!

    Interesting on how much food has an effect on our bodies!

     
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    Re: Pineapples and healing-interesting!

    I took Bromelain when I had breast surgery in 1994 to remove a cyst. It worked great. I healed up in no time. Bromelain cuts healing time, pain and other inflammatory responses in half. My chiropractor told me about. Leaves less of a scar.

    Since it's an enzymes capable of digesting protein people use it to help digest food better too. Or it's use for sinusitis. There are a few things it helps like sprains, angina, asthma, l ow back pain, and arthritis.

    At the same time it can cause heavier periods that are called menorrhagia . It is not to be used by people who take anticoagulants or anything that thins blood like regular Bayer aspirin

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