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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you please describe the benefits and drawbacks of homeopathic medicine used to take care of crohn's disease?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
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 symptoms & can have serious side effects.The main drawback is it's important to find a good homeopath to have a good chance for success.Homeopathy alone may not be enough- nutritional supplements, dietary changes & stress reduction are crucial.See comment:.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker commented
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
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Homeopathy is highly individualized. Your chances of success will depend on the skill of your homeopath. For an article on one homeopath's experience treating a Crohn's patient see http://www.britishhomeopathic.org/hh_article_bank/conditions_a_to_e/crohns_disease_autumn2007.html For help in finding a qualified homeopath see http://nationalcenterforhomeopathy.org/resources/practitioners (though there are many good homeopaths not in this directory- like me!). Good luck!
Apr 27, 2013

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