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What holistic treatments are helpful for the disabled?

What holistic treatments are helpful for the disabled?

What disability: Not enough info. What type of disability. Please be more specific for a better answer. Thank you. ...Read more

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Dr. James Wright
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Holistic Medicine (Definition)

Holistic medicine addresses the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Holistic medical practitioners generally integrate alternative and complementary therapies such as nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, acupuncture, and homeopathy with conventional therapies, and focus on the importance of diet, lifestyle, and stress reduction to achieve ...Read more


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Are there any holistic treatments that definitely work for multiple sclerosis?

Are there any holistic treatments that definitely work for multiple sclerosis?

Try these: There isn't yet a cure for ms in any form of medicine but good nutrition, yoga, acupuncture, graded exercise, relaxation and guided imagery can all be helpful to people with ms. ...Read more

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What holistic treatments are the best for secondary amenorrhea?

What holistic treatments are the best for secondary amenorrhea?

Weight control: Most commonly secondary amenorrhea is caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome which is due most of the time to weight. Do weight watchers, run two miles everyday 5x/week and do yoga the other two days a week. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about any experiences with holistic treatments with regards to children's cancer?

Can you tell me about any experiences with holistic treatments with regards to children's cancer?

Adjuncts only: If your child has cancer, your worst enemy is someone talking "natural healing" or "conspiracy" in order to dissuade you from accepting evidence-based treatment. When I was a kid, children with serious cancers simply died. Now all the common ones get cures more often than not. Treatments directed to comfort and coping may include meditation, physical treatments, nutritional support. ...Read more

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What are some holistic treatments for cervical cancer?

What are some holistic treatments for cervical cancer?

Comfort measures: Invasive cervical cancer will kill you, slowly and miserably, unless it is possibly to get a cure with surgery. If you are offered needed surgery and and you refuse, you will die. Should a cure not prove possible, there are a variety of comfort measures, including meditation, acupuncture, massage, group membership, and cognitive-behavioral treatments that are valuable. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some holistic treatments for migraine headaches?

What are some holistic treatments for migraine headaches?

Many options: The best way is to avoid triggers such as stress or certain foods so if you can find out what causes your migraines, start there. Thermal biofeedback is another option and it is closely related to meditation/guided imagery. Accupressure may help and some people have success with contrast showers (hot followed by cold). ...Read more

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Has there ever been a study comparing the effectiveness of meds & cbt to hypnotherapy & other holistic treatments for panic attacks?

Has there ever been a study comparing the effectiveness of meds & cbt to hypnotherapy & other holistic treatments for panic attacks?

HUGE Selection Bias: The biggest mental health tx outcome studies r ones sponsored/conducted by drug companies; & those paid for by gov agencies. Biggest studies tend 2compare meds vs various types of psychological/behavioral therapies. Cbt is tx now most studied as it's structured (ppl can b trained 2do it in standard ways) & involves small #of sessions. If only eat mcdonald's burgers u may think they're the best! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

Scabies is a skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more