Use Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or higher for the best experience. A new study has shown that cancer sufferers who turn to alternative therapies in preference to conventional medicine are more than twice as likely to die. Music therapy helps some people with Parkinson’s disease to improve their walking and speech. I practice privately, but most alternative treatments are also available through the health funds.
I would recommend it for all patients and health workers. Some studies have found that reflexology can improve respiratory function in breast cancer patients, reduce fatigue, and improve sleep—but other studies have reached less definitive conclusions. Lee and others who promote alternative therapies are careful to say that they can supplement — but can’t replace — conventional treatments.
Certain treatments are only used for certain problems, so if you want to try an alternative practice for a health reason, make sure it will help the specific problem you’re looking to treat. The worldwide alternative medicine and therapies market size was over USD 30.0 billion in 2014.
Duke even markets a pediatric program that suggests on its website that alternative medicine, including detoxification programs” and botanical medicines,” can help children with conditions ranging from autism to asthma to ADHD. She’s interested in biomedical research, infectious disease, health policy and law, and has a Ph.D. in microbiology.
Low Intensity Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders. The difference is that alternative medicine is often used instead of conventional medical techniques. The blog was established by Katie, the wellness mama” of six children. This means many patients might end up becoming less active because of the statins and actually increase their chances of having a heart attack.