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Alternative medicine

Read the latest information from Sharecare about alternative medicine and best practices.

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Can Acupuncture Help Ease Your Chronic Pain?
In the quest to relieve chronic pain, having tiny needles inserted into your skin may not initial...

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Does Music Have Health-Boosting Power?
In addition to being just plain fun, did you know that music may be good for your health? In 2019...

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How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain?
There are a number of theories about how acupuncture works to relieve pain, says licensed acupunctur...

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What Are Some Chinese Herbs That Treat Digestion Problems?
There are many digestive formulas in Chinese medicine, but Si Jun Zi Tang, or The Four Gentlemen, is...

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Why Is It Important for Chiropractors to Get a Detailed Medical History?
A detailed medical history is a key tool for a chiropractor, so that they can determine what to avoi...

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Are Chiropractic Neck Adjustments Safe?
Chiropractic neck adjustments are very safe, especially considering pain management with prescriptio...

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What Exercises Are Good for Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Exercises that are good for neck and shoulder pain include simple neck stretches, and wall walk exer...

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Can Naturopathy Prevent Disease?
Naturopathic medicine is wonderful for focusing on prevention of disease, as well as treating illnes...

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Finding Alternatives to Prescription Pain Drugs
"As a nation we are pill-poppers, and that worries me a lot," says Josephine P. Briggs, MD. In this ...

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Is Acupuncture Effective?
Acupuncture may help relieve pain immediately for some people, but its success depends on several fa...
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