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Treating Facial Tics and Tourette’s Syndrome With Alternative Medicine

Tics can result from nutritional deficiencies, genetic disorders, Tourette's syndrome, immune system dysfunction, allergies, or stress. Stress and anxiety can increase the frequency of facial tics. Emotional trauma can cause tics, which can resolve when the emotional disorder is treated. Tics due to emotional trauma or stress may improve or disa...

Alternative Treatment for Pancreas, Liver, Bile Problems

In the human body, pancreas, liver and bile can be figuratively related in a good or a very bad way. In a healthy situation, they can work together, but in an unhealthy situation, they can harm each other and cause disease. For example, both the bile and the pancreas (pancreatic lipase) are responsible for proper fat digestion. For example, gall...

Get Back to Nature with an Alternative Health Supplement

With obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and a host of other ailments on the rise, it's no wonder there are tons of synthetically formulated concoctions out there claiming to help us lose fat, build muscle, boost the immune system, and strengthen the respiratory system efficiency and so on. But with such a quest for healthy bodies, why are so many o...

How Alternative Medicine Can Help With Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

Oddi's sphincter, named after Ruggero Oddi, an Italian anatomist who described this structure in 1887, is the muscular valve that regulates the flow of bile and pancreatic juice into the duodenum (beginning of the small intestine). Oddi's sphincter is regulated by the nervous system and the blood by special messenger substances - digestive hormone...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Alternative Medicine

There are reasons people have turned to alternative medicine and reasons they avoid it and prefer conventional medicine. Alternative medicine is safer than traditional health treatments and usually works. While it is true that it cannot be used in serious conditions such as car accidents or other serious emergencies, be that as it may, there a...

Herbal Colon Cleansing – An Alternative To Colonic Irrigation

If you haven't heard of colonic irrigation or colon hydrotherapy by now, you've probably been hibernating for the last few years. Cleansing your colon has become a trend, whether male or female, young or old. Formerly the domain of celebrities like Princess Diana; When you enter a clinic, international hospital or spa, you will likely come ac...

Ayurvedic Medicine – A Welcomed Alternative Approach

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest medical systems in the world and was originally practiced in India. While many practices and techniques of this alternative healing method have been documented, several techniques and therapies have been passed on orally. Two main textbooks of Ayurvedic medicine entitled Caraka Samhita and Sushruta Samhi...

Alternative Treatment for Digestive Problems After Gallbladder Removal

Gallbladder removal surgery is not necessarily a slam dunk procedure. After surgery to remove the gallbladder, some people experience problems with digestion and pain. The medical name for this condition is postcholecystectomy syndrome, and an operation to remove the gallbladder is cholecystectomy. According to medical research, postcholecyst...