Alternative Medicine

It seems alternative medicine is sweeping the country but alternative medical treatments have been around for centuries. Our extensive alternative medicine library covers acne to alcoholism and insomnia to lupus.

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Alternative medicines for carpal tunnel syndrome include homeopathy, herbal medicines, and nutritional therapy. Learn more about treatments.

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Alternative medicines for chronic fatigue syndrome include nutritional therapy and acupuncture. Learn about alternative medicine treatment.

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Alternative medicines for allergies include homeopathy, herbal and environmental medicines, and nutritional therapy. Learn to treat allergies at home.

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Alternative medicines for alcoholism and drug addiction include nutritional, herbal, and acupuncture therapies. Learn more about these treatments.

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Alternative medicines for Alzheimer's disease include nutritional, chelation, and sound therapies. Learn to treat Alzheimer disease.

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Alternative medicines for anemia include nutritional therapy, herbal medicines, and homeopathy. Learn how to treat anemia in your home.

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Alternative medicines for anxiety include meditation, homeopathy, herbal medicine, and hypnotherapy. Learn to treat anxiety.

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Alternative medicines for arthritis include nutritional and detoxification therapy and herbal and mind/body medicines. Learn how to treat arthritis.

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Alternative medicines for asthma include mind/body medicine, nutritional therapy, and other therapies and medicines. Learn to treat asthma at home.

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Alternative medicines for back and neck pain include chiropractic medicine, yoga, bodywork, osteopathy, and neural therapy.

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Alternative medicines for acne include nutritional therapy and herbal medicines. Learn how to treat acne with alternative medicine in your own home.

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Natural sleep aids are often confused with scams. Learn how these legitimate methods of inducing sleep can help you get some shut-eye.

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While alternative treatments to diabetes might sound risky, they can be helpful. However, with a disease like diabetes, no treatment should be perused without consulting with your doctor. Learn about alternative treatments for diabetes.

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Millions of Americans live with high blood pressure, which puts a person at major risk for heart disease and stroke. But dietary precautions can lower high blood pressure.

By Betsy Hornick & Eric Yarnell

Living with irritable bowel syndrome is not a pleasing experience. Bloating, distention, diarrhea, and constipation are hallmarks of this condition. But IBS can be largely controlled with proper diet.

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Oregon grape root, though a bitter herb, contains alkaloids such as berberine that have a beneficial effect on the digestive tract. They help relieve constipation, diverticulitis, gallbladder disease, and hemorrhoids.

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American ginseng root is a prized herb that can help slow the absorption of sugars, helps the body cope with stress, and strengthens the immune system.

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Peppermint is an herb used for flavoring, but it increasingly is being used to combat problems within the digestive tract. Peppermint relaxes the smooth muscles that line the digestive tract.

By Betsy Hornick & Eric Yarnell

Cataracts and macular degeneration are eye diseases that are hallmarks of aging, but that doesn't mean you must surrender your sight to them as you get on in years.

By Betsy Hornick & Eric Yarnell

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Garlic is a herb that can combat several diseases and conditions, including lowering blood pressure, preventing blood clots, and reducing pain of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Nettle is a prickly herb that works as a diuretic, so it helps prevent most types of kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Nettle also can relieve arthritis pain.

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The turkey tail mushroom is believed to have elements that strengthen the immune system and reduce a person's susceptibility to infections.

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Of all the problems to have, hemorrhoids can be among the most irritating. But preventing this uncomfortable condition is possible through proper care and a well-planned diet. Learn alternative treatments for hemorrhoids.

By Betsy Hornick & Eric Yarnell

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Ginger is an herb that can combat a variety of diseases and conditions is, due in part to its impact on excessive inflammation and swelling. Learn how this alternative medicine works.

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Preterm labor and delivery can happen to any pregnant woman. Be prepared with the tips and advice that is offered in this article.