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Complementary Medicine Community

This forum is for questions and support regarding acupuncture, chiropractic, dietary supplements, herbal remedies, homeopathy, naturopathic medicines and treatments.

Complementary medicine is used in conjunction with conventional medicine. For example, aromatherapy can be used to help lessen a patient's discomfort following surgery. Alternative medicine is used in place of conventional medicine. For example, acupuncture may be used instead of surgery for back pain that has been recommended by a conventional doctor.

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I suffer from autoimmune thyroiditis, interstitial cystitis, heart palpitations (mostly PVCs and PACs) and Small Intestinal Bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), random inflammations that come and go and lots of debilitating symptoms. The above c...
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i have high ammonia level and im trying to find ways to bring them down, preferably herbs or natural ways. I don't have hep and most things I find always include someone with high levels and hep, also do u have a chart or rage that tell...
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I was prescribed Pravastatin 40mg 15 years ago following a minor heart attack. For at least 5 years I was treated for Goat problems even though I was not having the usual swellings associated with the illness. During the past 3 or 4 year...
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I have seen worms in my stool...some are white like spaghetti and about 2 inches long, and some are about an inch with a clear tail and a black spot on the head. I have never traveled outside of the US so I'm super ticked off that I hav...
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How many of you with neuropathy have no knee reflexes?
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what can alternative medicine help with neuropathy?
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How are medicines, in the form of pills that are not water soluble, absorbed by the body? An example is curcumin.
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Has anybody tried PQQ?
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Why MSG is so Dangerous One of the best overviews of the very real dangers of MSG comes from Dr. Russell Blaylock, a board-certified neurosurgeon and author of “Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills.” In it he explains that MSG is an exc...
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Is vit D safe in the first trimester?
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Late stage damages the nerves and shieths somehow. I need to speed up healing / repair. I read st Johns wart actually helps in the actual physical healing - not just the mental aspect. So far I cant tell (6months). Any ideas? I ...
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Looking for new developments with either alternative medicine or medicine to assist or eradicate myotonia congenita.
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DO NOT have Steroid injections! Please, do not. You may end up like me. They are very harmful. Since my injections, my pain has gone from 5 to 10. Also my mental state has been compromised. Can only pray and hope that other Drs, and a...
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can anyone tell me anything about milk thistle? i was told that it could help people with cfs and fibro... i sure hope so but i take alot of other medication and just the thought of taking another pill makes me sick. should i contact ...
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Hi, I am on a variety of prescriptions and supplements. I am having trouble creating a schedule for taking them and was hoping to get advice as to which I can take together to make taking them with regularity easier. Thanks in advance...
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i heard that goji blueberries are beter than blueberries and as i have them i wanted to know about them . also they seem to protect the liver. i attach a link with description . http://altmedicine.about.com/od/completeazindex/a/go...
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Hi I wonder if anyone can help me... I have been getting outbreaks Quite regularly, I have tried MMS, Hydrogen peroxide and DMSO and oxygenated water, even silver have. Nothing worked and on top of that things were getting worse, mor...
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can B12 cause rings on hand turn black?
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Can someone who has Alports disease and a kidney transplant of 23 years using all the anti rejection drugs for that many years take Olive leaf extract? He has high blood pressure so thought that Olive leaf extract might be a good alt...
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Is it okay to take Curcurmin/Turmeric instead, when told not to take any anti-inflammatory before ACDF surgery and until fusion is complete? To prevent surgical bleeding and help fusion.
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