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What about alternative and natural products?

What about alternative and natural products?

Be careful: These terms refer to non-mainstream medicine. Personally i would prefer to take a pill or undergoe a prescribed treatment that has been well studied, with known side effects and proven to work, rather that one that has not been well studied, side effects aren't fully known and not proven to work in any large scale study. ...Read more

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Which natural alternatives, are there for pain?

Which natural alternatives, are there for pain?

Many!: It depends specifically on what type of pain as to what natural alternatives are that are out there. However, physical therapy has always been a mainstay for treating axial and joint pain. Skin pain can be treated with natural things like arnica montana, medications like sarapin and goona are injectable pain meds that are natural. Limbrel (not imbrel) is an excellent pain medicine for oa pain. ...Read more

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What is a good natural sugar alternative?

Stevia: Stevia seems to be a safe natural alternative to sugar. ...Read more

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Natural, cheaper alternatives to a mastopexy?

Natural, cheaper alternatives to a mastopexy?

A bra vs zero gavity: Garments are the only natural cheaper alternative. Either that or living in a zero gravity environment. ...Read more

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Is there a natural alternative I can take instead of cholystramine powder?

No: If there were a viable alternative in nature you would be taking it instead of Cholystramine which is very difficult to take ( side effects) ...Read more

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Please explain what are some natural alternatives to drug anesthetics for pain?

Please explain what are some natural alternatives to drug anesthetics for pain?

Mind Over Matter: There is good evidence that if you can train your mind to deal with pain or alter its perception of pain that you may be able to tolerate pain better. Look into visual imagery, hypnosis and biofeedback techniques. ...Read more

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How can I gain a healthy looking skin without using cosmetic products? What are the natural alternatives? :)

How can I gain a healthy looking skin without using cosmetic products? What are the natural alternatives? :)

Healthy diet ;...: You are what you eat, so eating healthy (eat lots of fruits ; veggies ; healthy oils like flax or hemp and avoid fried foods, sugar, non-organic meats ; gmo's) is the first step. Some find avoiding dairy helps. A good multivitamin may help, perhaps extra zinc, and 5000 iu of vit d in fall ; winter. For natural alternatives to acne creams see http://earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html. ...Read more

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