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Water Cure for Sciatica

Caroline (British Columbia) on 05/26/2023
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I had bad sciatica pain years ago but the thing that cured me instantly was drinking water. I read online that anything to do with disc pain is dehydration...a bell went off....I went straight to the water tap and never had it again. The reason I got it was I was on a colon cleanse that pulled too much water...didn't drink extra as they recommend. you should be drinking half your body weight in ounces or you are dehydrated like 75% of the population.

You may fix everything that's wrong!!!

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Magnets For Sciatica

Olivia (Ningi ) on 05/19/2023
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magnets for Sciatica

I have recently had a bad attack of sciatica come on? I tried many of the therapies, suggested by people on this channel?

Sometimes things would dull down a bit but then they would increase in discomfort? I was getting desperate? I have a set of rare earth magnets, and also a book that talks about the placement of the magnets on the body for whatever ailment you have?the book is called conquering pain?well, there is a section in the book about sciatica?.It talks about the placement of the Magnets in a horizontal fashion at the base of the spine. I of course Magnets have a positive and a negative side, and it is very important how they are placed and what polarity is against the skin.The placement of the magnets for sciatica is as follows.

Low down on the spine in the middle is a double stack of Magnets where is the positive side against the skin and these can be placed there where with 3M sticky tape?once that is in place then 2 inches either side of that placement is a double stack of magnets with the negative side against the skin. So, you have a row of magnets, three in a row?and also, they are double stacked, so two magnets stuck on top of each other. All of these Magnets are attached to the body with the 3M. Sticky tape. Once they are on the body they are left in place for at least three days?don?t remove them.Within half an hour of placing the magnets on my body I could feel something happening. By the one hour, mark all pain had disappeared. I could sit, laydown and finally get some sleep?.It is now day two?and still no pain, it is wonderful. I wanted to share this with people because sciatica is a shocking problem to go through. It is debilitating and disabling.If anybody wants more information about the Magnets and the book you can reach out to me through this website and I am happy to give you more information.

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Address Disc Bulge for Sciatica

Patrick Cooke (UK) on 01/10/2023
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Sciatica Caused By Disc Bulge AKA Slipped Disc

I was diagnosed with a bulging disc and severe dehydration of a few discs including the bulging disc which was impinging the left sciatic nerve. I was in a bad way. Physio never helped. Used a chiropractor twice a w??k to help realign the spine after years of poor posture. A chiropractor can only help align the body to where it should be, the rest is on you to learn how to move, sit and lift correctly. if you don't do this, your spine will end up out of alignment again causing your body to compensate and then more pressure on the disc. While you're doing this you want to focus on strengthening your core muscles to support your spine and posture. This will support the disc healing process and long term back health. (If your car was in a crash you would strengthen the impacted area to ensure its was safe to drive)

The next thing to do is regain disc height, when the discs are dehydrated they lose height and the disc wall will weaken leading to higher risk of the disc bulging. Unlike other parts of the body, the discs cannot draw in nutrients by themselves, they need movement and draw in nutrients like a compressed sponge draws in water. complete safe workouts to get the nutrients into the disc is key to rehydrating the discs. I would also ensure to drink plenty of water along with supplementation of key minerals like Magnesium, sodium and potassium to boost your mineral intake. Minerals are the foundations to health. Avoid alcohol (Dehydrates the body)

You may feel more pain early on, but you're agitating an already sensitive area. It's a long healing journey just stay patient and be consistent.

I had a lot of secondary inflammation around my hips caused by my body's response to the pain. so by the end of the day, I could barely walk. I cut out gluten entirely from my diet and the inflammation was significantly reduced and the sciatic pain had halved. It took two weeks for dietary changes to set in and it was hard to avoid Gluten products but it was definitely worth it.

Obviously this was my experience and not medical advise but I have now being free of sciatica for 5 years without a flare up.

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Hyaluronic Acid for Sciatica

Barbara (Idaho) on 12/31/2022
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I have had sciatica for almost 40 yrs (happened during childbirth). I am now 70 and the episodes are lasting longer and are more frequent. This last bout lasted almost 4 months. I have tried the tennis shoe and ball technique, ginger slices, inflammatory supplements, blackstrap molasses, lysine, dmso (for pain, but made my breath stink)..etc. Finally came across the Hyaluronic acid recipe (Ted's recipe) and after 2 weeks I am back to normal! Other remedies that I feel contributed to my recovery is:

1. yoga (adapt and modify for your individual practice) and stretching out that piriformis muscle.

2. foam roller- I put pressure on that piriformis muscle (it hurts but consistency helped my leg)

3. chirp wheel- this is a shark tank product that aligns your spine! much relief from the Hyaluronic Acid recipe 3x a day on an empty stomach. I am so grateful!!!

Hope this helps someone else as Sciatica is so debilitating and painful. Good Luck!

EC: Hi Barbara, are you referring to Ted's Hyaluronic Acid and Sea Salt remedy for Degenerative Disc Disease per this page: ? Please let us know.

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Common Salt for Sciatica

Doug Smythe (Yucaipa) on 10/27/2022
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My cure for the Severe pain running from my lower back on the right side, lower.... all the way down my hot sexy butt, through my thigh- in the back, down through my calf and into my right foot... Severe, pain shots like electricity, pretty much constant pain throughout the day and even in bed and even when sleeping.... (THE CURE FOR ME WAS)... THIS.... I ate two large avocados with lots of Common Salt on them. The next morning was a night and day difference, compared to the 6 days of painful hell before.... On the 2nd day the pain was pretty much non existent... I'm a 60 year old guy in Yucaipa CA.
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Magnesium Oil for Sciatica Pain

Heather (Ohio) on 06/21/2022
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Sciatica Pain:

Magnesium oil (spray) was the only thing that helped me as well! 5 sprays to the lower back at bedtime, woke up and the pain is gone!!

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Candied Ginger Slices for Sciatica

Tap Out Stress Mary Cassidy (MT) on 05/17/2022
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Unbelievable--I slept well after eating the candied ginger last night. It wasn't completely gone but I'll report back after a week's use. Super excited.
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Slippery Elm Bark Tincture Cured Sciatica

Alanna (Fairhope) on 11/26/2021
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I had sciatica for about 8 months and nothing helped until I stumbled upon a book called back pain. The book indicated to take 12 drops of slippery elm bark tincture in about an ounce or 2 of room temperature water 3 times a day for about 2 weeks. They said it helps 85% of people and what do u know, it helped me.
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Candied Ginger Slices for Sciatica

Jitendra (India ) on 09/28/2021
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Candied Ginger is doing wonders for sciatica nerve pain. Thank you all.
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Luma (US) on 06/07/2020
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Lower back pain and degenerative disks caused my sciatica, and switching to a vegan diet opened up my blood flow to the area so I could get nutrients in and out. It really helped. Google Dr Greger videos, he talks about how blocked arteries cause this.
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Jan (US) on 05/17/2020
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Years ago, my husband got rid of his Sciatica Nerve Pain with hot Castor Oil Compresses on his lower back (laying on his stomach with it on his back together with a hotpack over it and a blanket over that,, for an hour at a time each day for 3 days).
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Sally W. (Ohio) on 05/16/2020
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I have sciatica for 3 years and a weak right leg with electric shock going down it. It got to the point where I was pain all the time, even at rest. I was crying at the rest pain. So I ran and got the candied ginger and in one day the pain was gone. I?m shocked to say the least. I can?t believe it. I still have the horrible back pain which I don?t think is better after a week. My leg is weak still. And I have pain, but not that electric sharp sciatica pain and it?s not constant. It has much more movement. I could not cross my leg or move without electric shocks. Amazing!!!
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Lisa (St. Paul, MN) on 11/24/2019
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Vitamin D completely cured my sciatica.

I used to feel it especially when driving and had to sit on a tennis ball at times, which helped, but only slightly, and who wants to do that every time you drive? I was only about 40 at the time, but I felt like my body was already beginning to break down. This was a few years ago, and I had read somewhere that Vitamin D is great for nerve-related things, so I decided to up my dosage to what I had read would be about the maximum for me, which was 10,000 IUs per day.

I am a 5'1 woman weighing about 110 lbs. To my great relief, my sciatica went completely away after only a couple days or so of taking this amount of Vitamin D and it hasn't returned since. The only times I feel it creeping back a bit is when I forget to take my Vitamin D in the morning!

I had a co-worker who struggled with sciatica as well. She went to physical therapy and was considering surgery and suffering a lot. I told her about my experience with Vitamin D, but, sadly, she didn't seem to comprehend the idea. She was actually concerned about how much more money she'd be spending on vitamins by consuming this much (even though I'm sure the surgery she was considering would've been much pricier). Sometimes people just can't hear you when you try to help them, so I stopped trying to convince her. I buy the Target brand Vitamin D, so it really isn't expensive or hard on my budget. And it was so simple for me to solve this issue. All it took was a bit of research and following a hunch.

I hope by sharing my story I can help someone else who needs another idea to try.

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Mary (USA) on 08/05/2019
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Sciatica, cause is the arch of the foot has fallen.

Remedy is simple - use arch supports. I use walk fit because it has 3 lifts low, med, high, but the trick, if you have leg pain, is to install a dime size thin magnet between the lift and the support. As you know, magnets do not do the healing but iron in blood is attracted to the magnet iron brings with it oxygen and oxygen heals.

Since it is a static magnet it may take a few weeks before one sees improvement BUT, if you take statins forget everything I wrote as statins cause the leg problems.

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Candied Ginger Slices

Susan (Atlanta) on 06/27/2019
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I have faithfully consulted EC for years for many different ailments and remedies, but have never posted until now. Thank you ALL for the recommendation on the candied ginger for sciatica.....after approximately 5 pieces I feel like a new person. The shooting and stabbing pain is gone, I still feel some tension in my back but am so grateful not to feel the continual ache and throb in my thigh and calf. I will continue with the ginger and again thank everyone for their posts!
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Diane Powers (United States) on 04/26/2019
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Ok, so I am one of the last people to believe some of the fantastic posts on any page about remedies related to relief of pain. The other night, I couldn't sleep because of the pain from my sciatic nerve. I received an email from Earth Clinic in my inbox about the new & improved site. I decided to click on it & see what can be done about the recent pain I have been having in my right thigh. I kept reading about eating candied ginger & the wonderful healing benefits of eating it for sciatic pain. I was excited to go to the store in the morning to try the "cure". I bought the small quantity & ate a piece on my way home from the store. I ate another piece right after dinner. I am here to tell you that I have no pain from my sciatic nerve in my right leg! Can this be, that after 2 pieces of ginger, relief from the pain that keeps me up at night? Folks, I am as amazed as any one could be but I am a believer now. Try it for yourself, the package cost me about 5 bucks from Sprouts here in Texas. Thank you to all who posted about this remedy. I'm going back to bed now, not because I was awakened by pain but because I was so excited to write this post. Good night!
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Tennis Shoe Technique for Sciatica

Michele (Wolcott CT) on 02/14/2021
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I am so glad that I found this post. Searching on piriformis syndrome, which I have to admit is a self diagnosis. But there was no denying the pain that I felt in my buttocks. I didn't search on sciatica because there are no shooting pains down my leg(s). But maybe that was coming in the near future I sit too much, especially during tax season, so I know that contributes to the cause.

I tried this method and on first shot, I felt the pain melt away from the muscles in my buttocks. It was a miracle. I have been sitting on the sneaker for hours in each day since and I am happy to say that I am experiencing more and more hours each day with less pain.

It is not clear, so I want to state,

I use a low rise, sturdy sneaker (tennis shoe) sole down, back of shoe in the front. This sole is nearly an inch thick. I feel an upward pressure on my "sit bones". And as one poster said, maybe it is pushing my pelvis and spine back into alignment. I'm not sure. I but can vouch for it's effectiveness. It costs nothing to try.

At work, I cover the sneaker in a knit legging. Hoping no one notices. But it's that or change jobs so I am not sitting all day. That's not going to happen! Good luck to all those who suffer with pain.

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Hyaluronic Acid, Collagen, Chondroitin Sulfate for Sciatica

Prioris (ME) on 12/19/2020
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Biocell's special formulation of hyaluronic acid, biocell's collagen and chondroitin sulfate

How to cure 90% of sciatica quickly

Study on sciatica pinpointed herniated discs as the cause of 90% of all sciatica. Chances are very high that if you have sciatica, you have some degree of herniation causing it. You need to cure the hernia to cure the sciatica.

How to cure the herniated disc?

Use Biocell form of Hyaluronic Acid which includes Biocell's collagen and chondroitin Sulfate. It also uses rooster comb type of hyaluronic acid. Doctor's Best brand is the one I use. I can't recommend anything but this formulation because I can't prove it was any one specific ingredient. All 3 components are used by the gel between the discs.

There are two type of Hyaluronic acid.

1) Original rooster comb based HA

2) fermented high molecular weight HA

I have completely cured both L4-L5 and L5-S1 herniation in 6 weeks.

The L5-S1 literally crippled me with sciatica and put me on crutches and bedridden for 7 weeks along with severe pain. I was taking the fermented form of HA so wasn't protected.

When I realized what the cure was, my progression was

After week 1 ... most pain sciatica pain went away

After week 2 ... 95% of the pain went away and could stand

After week 3 ... I could start to walk somewhat without crutches and start rehabilitation of my right leg ... still some very slight sciatica

After week 4 ... I could walk around better without any crutches. Still need to rehabilitate my leg to get it stronger

Take 2-4 capsules of the Biocell formulation with cup of water on empty stomach

You will know within 1-2 weeks whether it is working.

Of course if you have more milder type of herniation, sciatica will probably resolve quicker.

Without the supplement, people with degenerative disease may never heal or take a long time. People who are young and relatively healthy will likely take only 4 weeks.


as a bonus, it will regenerate the gums

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Re: L-Lysine for Treatment of Sciatica

Lorene (Montgomery, Tx) on 09/21/2020
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To clarify there is a chemical solution to Sciatica care. It is CBD but a strong formula (CTFO Super). Sciatica does originate in the spinal column, from slipped or damaged discs. Mine is AS = Ankylosing Spondylitis and it is technically incurable and the kind that makes curviture of spine. I don't have that. The discs get agitated and the Sciatic nerve runs from butt to feet, usually stopping at the knee, then transponds down to feet at times. It is unbearable jolting electrical pain. If it goes to toes, you get weird cramping of toe bones - very painful. In my attempts to fix all this, Orthopedic doc gave me Hyalgen shots for 2 bad knees but off the cuff, said this pain was probably Bakers Cyst. (wrong! ). Knees are good, but pain was still lingering. So... this is Sciatica, or breakdown of nerves. The cause of mine was Cipro/Levaquin Rx antibiotics years ago -- which rip out the magnesium of the body, esp. legs., causes neuropathy. Most wind up in a wheelchair with this. I am 80. I took the CBD and to my surprise was better by morning and could walk again. I take daily now. I will also do Lysine and Iron pills to help conditions. It is still there, deeply -- I can feel weakness in nerves, but I am able to walk and shop all I want to now. I am extremely happy with CBD which has 0.3% thc in it. Its a life-saver! Ya'll might want to give that a shot.
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CBD Oil for Sciatica

Lorene (Montgomery, Tx) on 09/21/2020
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I HAD Sciatica pain. 1) cause is neuropathy from Rx antibiotic drugs years ago. Haunting! Rips magnesium from the body causing inability to walk, stand, etc.

2) had MRI identify bad discs in spine, and Ankylosing Spondylitis disease. Also have 2 knee issues needing replaced, but declined. Had Hyalgen shots in knees, but still had odd electrical like jolt behind knee and in leg. Doc said Bakers Cyst. (humph....)

3) Suddenly my entire leg caved with jolting excruciating pain. I take lots of supplements for bone, joints, etc. knowing magnesium loss and use of Cipro drugs damage. Had lots of pain creams, but never total relief, and this pain was different and EXTREME! I had CBD Hemp Oil in my cupboard SUPER strength 1000mg with slight 0.3% THC in it. Sat on couch. 2 hours later, could move.

Overnight I was rescued with ability to walk!! Since I have continued daily use of CBD oil, I am nearly cured and comfortable. I know that the nerve damage is still there in feeling the tendon, but can swing my leg back and almost tight now, which was impossible before the CBD oil. I feel sold on this medicine. Only get CBD online and not in store-fronts. You want a GOOD product.

Hope you are as fortunate as me. I am 80 years old and "walking". No, the disease does not go away, damage is done, but walking is good.