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Is Alternative Medicine Proven to Work?

The most common objection to alternative medicine from conventional physicians is that it is “not proven.”What doctors mean by this is that alternative medicine has not been rigorously tested the way pharmaceutical drugs have been.A rigorous test according to a Western medical doctor means that the medicine must have gone through one or (preferrably) more randomized, double blind clinical trials.

Top 10 Trends in Healthcare

America is undergoing a dramatic shift in healthcare. Actually, ten distinctly different shifts. Although the changes are unsettling, and will cause dislocations in our economy, the overall trends are positive and will help us all be healthier and wealthier when it all shakes out.

Acne: Trouble Over the Counter - Benzoyl Peroxide Banned by European Union

There are many over the counter (OTC) preparations for treatment of acne. Sold as lotions, gels, creams, and cleansers, OTC products can be a precarious buy and consumers should be aware that chemicals applied to the skin can also be absorbed into the body. The potential adverse effects of chemical agents make natural skin care products seem more attractive.

Alternative Medicine, Chelation Therapy Questions Chronic Disease

Despite widespread media coverage of the health care crisis in America and helpless hand wringing among Washington power brokers, a health care revolution is taking place. Millions of Americans – 36 percent of adults, according to the National Institutes of Health – are turning to alternative and complementary medicine to make up for the real or perceived deficits in the American health care delivery system. Dr.

Acupuncture for Infertility - Will It Work for You?

Acupuncture for infertility promises miraculous cure even where modern scientific methods fail to work. Being a Chinese remedy, Acupuncture might conjure a feeling of dark rooms, hushed voices and incessant pains for pricking of needles. But it is not the case when you go to treat your infertility syndrome with acupuncture.

Forced Indoor Air Ionization by Salt Sublimation May Improve Respiratory Symptoms in Cystic Fibrosis

Forced ionization of indoor air by salt sublimation may improve respiratory symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF), said a researcher in a presentation at the 24th European Cystic Fibrosis conference in Vienna, Austria.The use of speleotherapy in many Central and Eastern European countries is well spread and well-known and in these countries doctors recommend this therapy to their patients.The term speleotherapy comes from the Greek ‘speleo’ that means ‘cave’ – the therapy in a salt mine.

Animal Therapy for Depression

Who could dispute that animals can have a positive effect on emotional well-being? With research being conducted into the field of alternative medicine on an on-going basis, more and more people are beginning to realize the cathartic effects that animals are having on individuals well-being, especially so in those patients suffering with depression.While some people recover from depression using medications alone, there are many others, who would prefer to use a combination of alternative therapies to try to alleviate the symptoms of depression.

Magnetic Therapy, How And Why Magnets Effect The Body

Have you ever read or have been told that "it is not known why magnets work"? Well, this is untrue. All human and animal bodies are electromagnetic in nature and this fact is closely allied to the chemical balance of the body which can be in either a healthy or an unhealthy state.

The Real Secret to Coping with Asthma

Did you know that asthma affects over 20 million Americans and up to 300 million people worldwide? Yet despite asthma being one of the most common chronic diseases it is often misunderstood. This can make a diagnosis seem overwhelming.

Alternative Medicine and Therapies - What, Why and How of it

Alternative Therapies and alternative medicine has been gaining ground along with conventional treatments. Alternative therapies have been practiced for thousand of years especially in the east commonly known as Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine.Modern medicine has replaced such therapies due to its ability to quickly suppress the symptoms and treat the specific physical condition with pharmacological and surgical methods evolved after much research.