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Alternative medicine

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

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What is a naturopathic doctor?
Naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist Peter Bongiorno, ND, explains the difference between ...

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What is electro-acupuncture?
Electro-acupuncture is similar to traditional acupuncture, but it utilizes electric stimulation to i...

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What is Slow Medicine?
The "Slow Medicine Doctor" explains the principles behind this health-boosting lifestyle.

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What You Need to Know About Acupuncture
Learn the science behind this ancient practice.

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Can Acupuncture Help Ease Your Chronic Pain?
Many people are turning to acupuncture as a supplement to traditional medical treatment.

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How to do progressive muscle relaxation
Progressive muscle relaxation is as easy as one, two, Zzz … In this video, sleep specialist Dr. Mich...

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4 Home Remedies Your Mom Was Actually Right About
Yes, gargling with salt water really helps a sore throat.

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What You Need to Know About Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy can help patients feel empowered in their day-to-day lives.

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How to Create a Healing Environment
Learn why hospitals aren't necessarily set up to help you heal, and what you can do about it.

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Is preventative medicine the same as alternative medicine?
Unlike preventive medicine, a more conventional medicine specialty, alternative medicine is not as s...