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What are the main differences between osteopathic and homeopathic medicine

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Very Different: Osteopathic medicine refers to the use of manual manipulative treatment for musculoskeletal ailments as well as holistic patient centered approach to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Homeopathy: Homeopathy is a separate system of medicine, and is by definition "holistic" -- prescriptions are made for whole beings rather than parts. Homeopathy ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
There are thousands: There are 4000-5000 homeopathic medicines or remedies that have been used successfully for a wide variety of problems. They are selected by taking th ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Overall health: As a system of medicine, homeopathy attends to the health of your overall system, and not just one symptom. A homeopathic evaluation considers all you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely: Homeopathic medicines are extremely dilute.
A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Too much melanin: Over production of melanin can lead to dark skin. It may be caused by sun exposure, vitamin deficiencies, and hormonal changes among other causes. Nat ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, BUT: Homeopathic treatment looks at the whole being; treatment directed to the bigger picture. Still a role for looking at diet and exercise.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No 1 "best": There is no 1 "best" homeopathic medicine for cold ; cough, because there are many different types of colds ; coughs. Symptoms differ, or have peculi ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe treatment: Homeopathic treatment is one of the old modalities of treatments & they do work. Most insurances do not cover. I do not know about California. Ho ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Totally safe to try: Homeopathy is the safest healing modality i know of & perhaps the only one that offers a potential cure; conventional treatments at best reduce sympto ... Read More
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