Posts Tagged ‘ alternative medicine ’

ARTHRITIS TREATMENT OUTSIDE THE BOX

Mar 9th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Arthritis: The Big Bug-a-Boo Arthritis hits most seniors at some time in our lives. If the pain and discomfort is severe enough, we consult our primary care physician who prescribes an anti-inflammatory medication of one kind or another. If the doc is inclined to natural supplements, s/he may prescribe glucosamine-chondroitin or fish oils or herbs [...]



Cancer Treatment: Complementary and Alternative Medical Methodologies

May 2nd, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

A little-known center within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is beginning to get national attention.  The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine was established in October 1998; it’s parent organization was the Office of Alternative Medicine, established in October 1991. NCCAM is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on complementary and [...]