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Bee Sting

Slang; a potential financial problem, especially if it comes from a decision made with insufficient information.
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Diseases treated by bee stings e went on to say that bee stings are used for treating rheumatic fevers, rheumatisms, arthritis, neuroticism, varicoceles, back and joint pains, virility problems, male infertility, oligospermia, female weak ovulation, chronic headache, lethargy, bed-wetting among children and many other diseases.
Bee stings however also entail risks of serious allergic reactions, and of course the process of getting stung is not one most people would enjoy, at Samur's clinic, patients often get four to six stings a time.
Before drinking, check the inside of drink cans to avoid a bee sting in the mouth or throat.
For bee stings, a number of remedies were used, though the majority prescribed Apis mellifica (96.
Patients received bee stings three times each week, with increasing numbers of stings, up to 20 per session.
Most are generally harmless, but fire ant bites can be similar to bee stings for some people and cause allergic reactions that quickly can become serious.
For the non-allergic, bee stings are relatively harmless.
Of course, I think everybody would want the cure instead of having to do a treatment, (because) there are side effects to medication, and acupuncture isn't all pleasant - or bee stings, because that's the new treatment now,'' said Wheeler, whose arthritis is in remission.
Honeybees (Apis mellifera) are the cause of most bee stings.
I speak of the article printed in your Wednesday issue (ECHO, April 30) where a professor, who also appeared on TV regarding this subject, has used bee stings to ascertain if rainbow trout feel pain.
Deaths from wasp and bee stings are rare: Between 50 and 100 deaths are reported each year in the United States, though there may be many more that aren't attributed to stings, experts say.
In the same way that some people react to bee stings or poison ivy, others have serious--though usually subtle--reactions to indoor-air quality.