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Alternative and Complementary Medicine

Also known as Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Chiropractic, Complementary Medicine, Homeopathy, Hypnosis, Naturopathic medicine, Reflexology

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  • Combine St John's Wort with 5htp?

    I know that St John's Wort 'works' for depression...sometimes better than others... I am wondering if any of you have combined this herb with any other supplements for additional help...like 5htp... I would appreciate your sharing what you have tried. Thank you!

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  • I fed up with the head ache

    Hello all!! I'm troubled with a severe headache. It is has a dull and throbbing pain. Sometimes there is severe pain and nausea. I can't work properly as my headache is troubling me a lot. My works are pending due to this. I need a solution for this. I have heard about chiropractic treatments...

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  • Pain in right back below shoulder blade when breathing deep?

    This came on about 5 hours ago, right after eating. I wont say it's gotten any worse at all but it's still there. Im wondering if its digestive related,due to timing and my stomach has been making gurgling noises, as if its having a hard time digesting. However, of course when i Google this scary...

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  • 2 weeks post op swollen at incision site

    Hi! I am 3 weeks post op from a severe herniated disc where they did a disectomy. I am still having leg pain numbness and tingling. I decided to try acupuncture this week. Maybe it was to soon. Yesterday I woke up and my incision site is very swollen puffy where the incision is. Should I go in? Is this...

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  • 5 hrs side effects?

    Hello everyone 😊 I have recently come off of amitriptyline 10mg(5mths for sleep) because I had bad side effects. My naturopath put me on 200mg of 5 htp a night. It helps me sleep but in the morning I wake up feeling nauseous for a bit. Could this be due to the 200mg of 5HTP every night? Thanks...

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  • BV cured after 10 years!

    I'd like to share how I cured myself of bacterial vaginosis after over 10 years of suffering. Some of my symptoms over that time included, apart from the smell, really weird, clotted and very strong smelling menstrual period, pain during intercourse, as if my vagina was rubbed raw, and recurrent...

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  • regrow enamel

    Okay first off if your going to tell me its not possible please dont respond I cant handle that disappointment. my molars are  worn down due to soda a bruxism this has effected my mental health lately and I dont know what to do. Im not doing crowns as the dentist makes me even more anxious and I...

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  • How I cured my gastritis

    When I got diagnosed with mild gastritis (but no H. Pylori) and esophagitis, I looked all over the internet to find what to do. I did not find many accounts of people who have cured themselves successfully and how they did it. So I thought I would write my story once I am cured. Here it is. If you have...

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  • Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

    I've been studying this issue for many years....I've read a lot that mag is even more important than overloads of calcium, which can cause calcium deposits for just one issue.... Enough mag is needed for best calcium absorption. Then there is the Vit D deficiency......lots of deficiencies....

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  • Is it possible to shrink in height at a younger age?

    When I was turning 17 I was measured at 6ft tall (183cm), I grew to just under 6'2 since and I'm now 6 months from my 19th birthday and after being measured a moment ago in the morning it read 5'11. During my "tall" period I was in better shape, I'm not exactly fat right now...

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  • Gastritis right side/flank pain

    hi, does anyone have only right side pain with gastritis?i seem to be having this. Have been checked for gallbladder and liver but all is well, except for the gastritis. This is more like a stretching/ pulling and kind of near the flank. It's not severe but it's been there a few months now, since...

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  • Trapped Nerve in Lower Back

    Just wondered if anyone can advise if Alternative and Complementary Medicine could help with my back pain, if so what would you advise? I have a trapped nerve in my lower spine,, symptoms are pain in the lower right of my back and down my leg, pain is felt only when walking and standing. Both feet...

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  • Pounding in my Left ear?

    Hi  i have this pounding in my ear  it does not hurt ,it kind of feels like a heartbeat ,it is not to strong ether  is this normal ? otherwise i feel fine I also had a headache this morning that went way soon as i took ibuprofen 

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  • meds comparable to Toperamite

    What would be similar to Toperamite ​ but not have the strange side effects   That a doctor could switch someone to? I do not want to be put on one that will cause rapid weight gain either. Last 1 I was on that caused rapid weight gain almost killed me so those ones scare me now and doctors...

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  • Second nasal surgery in a year.

    Hi guys.  I hope someone can help. Ive had problems with a postnatal drip since I was a child, and since I can remember I havent been able to breath out of my nose.  Doctors put me on antihistamines and countless sprays. None of which helped! I finally went to see a ENT doctor and had a CT...

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  • Propranolol

    So what are side effects people experience on this med, does it work? I am so perinoid about taking meds, I get anxiety panic attacks alot, scares me.

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  • 100% WORKING TREATMENT for my IBS!

    100% WORKING TREATMENT for my IBS! Hi, I am writing this to try to help everybody that I can because I have been on the same boat as you guys and gone through this living hell for 3 years!!!  Short description about my previous case was that I could almost eat nothing, only eat what is normally...

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  • Much exp needed!

    So I see my first naturopathic doc Thursday. Been told he's very Good! I'm seeing him because I feel my body is lacking on something. Also I developed intrusive thoughts that have been bothering me for 2 months. I heard these guys are really good!

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  • Emotional detox? Hormones? What is going on?

    Ok. Had a baby May 2017. Easy pregnancy and easy delivery (my 4th baby). I was 140lbs before and delivered at 157lbs. I had a tubal August 2017 and was 135 lbs and not breastfeeding. By January 2018, I was 178lbs and climbing! I haven’t done anything different with my diet and have a total of 5 kids,...

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  • Drinking Baking Soda to Cure Bacterial Vaginosis?

    Hello, So I have been suffering with BV for like 6 years, on and off. I think it is linked to my intestines. I struggled with digestive issues through my teens, and still have a slow digestive system, tending to get constipated, etc. I can tell my digestive system is weak because I often get backed...

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  • Yesterday a blood vessel burst in my husbands finger...

    Last night a blood vessel burst in my husbands finger, he didn't show me when it happened because he figured I wouldn't want to see the pea size swell that was turning blue and purple on his pinky. He didn't hit it, bang it or do anything that would cause it to burst. Now I know this seems...

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  • Gastritis

    Hi Sarah Thank you for your advise. Glad your stomach has settled down it's awful isn't it. I'll keep going with the bland diet and try probiaotics can you recommend anything? Glad your anxiety is improving too. Tracey

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  • Lichen Sclerosus cured - but it took work.

    I started having symptoms of LS when I was 23 years old (from what I can remember). It got progressively worse until I was finally diagnosed at 26. I did a ton of research and started seeing two alternative doctors about it. The symptoms gradually disappeared, and I have been symptom free for about 6...

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  • Hashimotos Thyroid

    An opthalmologist asked for Thyroid function tests including Thyroid antibodies test, because of some problems with my eyes. The results came out as,.my T3 and T4 are in normal range but my TSH is 8+, which is somehow elevated than normal range. (Sub-clinical Hypothyroidism, Right? ) Results of Antibody...

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  • Yearning for change and wellness, opinions? ideas? insights?

    In the fall of 2015, I began having extremely bad migraines. Doctors had told me that they couldn't find a source of my pain, wrote me off as being a drug-seeking young woman. I didn't give up, I knew something was off, eventually saw a TMJ specialist, I was diagnosed with Bruxism and TMJD. I...

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  • Neck is bad

    Hi recently started going to the chiropractors cause was having pretty bad pressure in my head and chest pains, been dealing with anxiety lately so that is causing the chest pain but found out that my neck is pretty messed up i have a forward curve and some bone out of place from years of terrible postureso...

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  • Verrucas are gone

    my daughter suffered badly with verrucas after trawling the net I found apple cider vinegar. We used it and it did work except for one really large stubborn one. So they kept coming back. We went to the doctors the first one just froze them and caused a lot of pain the second one prescribed a tablet....

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