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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Phony stuff: Evidence-based medicine is tested as stringently as anything in science. Complementary medicine offers comfort and help, is labor-intensive and does n ... Read More

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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Alternative?: Alternative to what? Nitroglycerine? Pain or pressure in the chest should prompt you to go to the er immediately.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Ayurveda…: …is the traditional medicine practiced in india; it is considered an alternative medicine to western allopathic/osteopathic medicine, which arose from ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
!: Avoid natural herbs of the genus nicotiana.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Complementary and / or alternative therapies can be very helpful in treating fibromyalgia. Diet, exercise, supplements, meditation, yoga, massage, acu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: If you get seriously sick, the treatment you get is evidence based. You're not getting it because it's "conventional" or because of a cultural or powe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Exercise: Stress is normal. Do not become a "chemical coper". Exercise and relaxation techniques are far better for you than anti-anxiety medications.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin
Specializes in Psychiatry
Several herbal remedies have been studied as a treatment for anxiety, but more research is needed to understand the risks and benefits: Here's what we know — and don't know: Kava. , Passionflower. , Valerian. , Chamomile. , Lavender. , Lemon balm. . If you're considering taking any her ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually: Since most aspects of complementary and alternative medicine have never been put to clinical trials, they are mostly ineffective. But the placebo eff ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Antianxiety herbs: Usually this medication is used for the treatment of anxiety. There are a number of herbal remedies which may help for this condition depending on th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depends upon who: you read. Hypnotherapists will tell you "Yes." My experience as a therapist of 30 years says "No" and I practiced hypnosis 10 years.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Before : Before i share some alternative remedies for depression, i need to be clear that you should discuss any supplements / herbals that you are using or pl ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Alternative to anger: Management would be counseling/therapy or continuing to have unproductive anger.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Sometimes : Both medications are considered antipsychotics. Risperdal is the drug that is fda approved for use in autism. There are many other drugs, Haldol (hal ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience in Psychiatry
Assesment: Proper assesment by psychiatrist sometime therapy with medication work best had to find underlying cause of anger sometime has mood component.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
There are over the: counter products for anxiety but it's far better to see a mental health professional and learn some strategies to cope better. Don't rely on medicati ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Safe not effective: There are two questions that usually relate to medical procedures - is it safe, and is it effective. Probably nootropics, tcm and chiropractors are re ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
No: Treatment for bladder cancer depends on the grade and stage of disease. Low grade, low stage disease is best treated with endoscopic resection of the ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Benedryl: Generally works well 25-50 mg at bedtime. Men can expierence urine retention or slow stream.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes it can be: In hypnosis, you're focusing very intensely on the hypnotist's voice & suggestions, screening out other things. It can be like getting involved in an ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Electro shock therap: Works well for some with refractory depression.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
17 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Biofeedback is a great modality and is very safe. It can help with anxiety disorder and should be used. What some people don't realize is that anxie ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: I know you are hoping that the answer would be yes- but, no, there is no proven good alternatve medicine to treat acute leukemia. Acute leukemia is a ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No meds but herbals: There is no over the counter drugs available but doctors who practice holistic medicine recommend 1kava the herb is supposed to relax you without sed ... Read More

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