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By itself?: The best thing about gerson therapy is its emphasis on excellent nutrition, very clean & anti-inflammatory. It's also a difficult therapy to keep up with, without help with all the juicing requirements. This treatment approach was developed specifically for various cancers. Fibromyalgia is not one of the conditions listed on the http://gerson.Org web site, so it's difficult to say yes or no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What amount of the Gerson therapy would you recommend for severe allergies? Also, any advice on how to stay clean enough?
No amount: Gerson therapy is an unproven form of treatment without any scientific basis . I suppose if you have an unknown food allergy, and the diet happens to eliminate that food, you may be in luck. You may also enjoy some transient relief in nasal congestion because of the norepinephrine and adrenaline released from the torture of colonics. Water-boarding can do the same. ...Read more
Not likely. : Trust the nci, not those proposing this! wikipedia says when gerson's claims were examined by the national cancer institute (nci), they found that his records lacked the basic information necessary to systematically evaluate his claims. The nci concluded that his data showed no benefit from his treatment. The therapy is scientifically unsupported and potentially hazardous. Try www.Quackwatch.Org. ...Read more
Nonop usually: For most, exercise including flexibility, cardiovascular and core strengthening combined with lifestyle changes in terms of not smoking, adequate sleep and weight control are the basics combined with occasional use of over the counter medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if no medical reasons to use. ...Read more
Let me explain: Cell therapy describes the process of introducing new cells into a tissue in order to treat a disease. Cell therapies often focus on the treatment of hereditary diseases, with or without the addition of gene therapy. Cell therapy is a sub-type of regenerative medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Specific treatment: Recreational therapy is a treatment service that facilitates the involvement of patients in recreation activities to improve or maintain physical, mental and emotional well-being and to help reduce negative emotional states such as depression and anxiety. Recreation therapists are vital members of multidisciplinary treatment teams that join together to assist patients in reaching specific goals. ...Read more