Archive for the ‘Alternative Medicine’ Category

Making a Migraine Diagnosis

Monday, March 19, 2012 3:28 Comments Off

The most important factor in the diagnosis of migraine is the history of the patient’s symptoms. To make the diagnosis of migraine and to rule out a more serious condition, doctors will begin by asking questions about the patient’s symptoms, prior history of health problems, medication use, habits, and family history.

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Development Psoriasis

Monday, October 24, 2011 8:00 Comments Off

It’s just five days and it will be one month since I wrote the first Infusion Journal entry. What a change this past month has made. I am almost completely clear of the flaking and itching that has plagued me for the past 25 years. I am scheduled for my next infusion treatment on April […]

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Femoral Neck Bone and Osteoporosis

Friday, October 14, 2011 7:39 Comments Off

Q.My mum has osteoporosis, and her doctor said her femoral neck bone was out of its proper zone. Is this cause for concern? If so, what should be done? She lives in Scotland, and I do not think they are doing everything they should for my mum.

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Treatment for Drug Allergies

Friday, October 7, 2011 4:01 Comments Off

Here are some tips on how to avoid allergic reactions to medications. 1. Tell your pharmacist and doctor about any allergic reactions you have had in the past. This includes both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications.

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Controversial Comfrey. Part 2

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:48 Comments Off

While the war rages over whether comfrey is safe for internal use, the value of its external application is still peerless. Native Americans mix powdered comfrey, powered Oregon grape root and green clay to make a healing, soothing salve (see recipes). Comfrey cream or ointment is soothing and healing for the skin and is especially […]

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Controversial Comfrey. Part 1

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:44 Comments Off

Used as a healing herb before 400 B.C., comfrey has long been regarded by herbalists as the ideal herb, so universally that of the hundreds of herbs used for healing, another name for comfrey is “healing herb.” English herbalists consider comfrey to be the most powerful healing agent in the plant world, and 17th century […]

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