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/al·ter·nate/ (awl´ter-nĭt)
1. following in turns.
2. pertaining to every other one in a series.
3. occurring in place of another; acting as a substitute.

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Q. Anybody familiar with alternative treatment for ADHD?

A. We use two parallel programs for children with ADHD and all developmental problems. This also includes dyslexia, learning disability, auditory processing disorder, global developmental disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, autism spectrum, failure to thrive, etc. . .

The two programs go hand-in-hand. One is about what caused the developmental process to get stuck or sluggish. The other is about encouraging the developmental process to catch up when it is behind.

Most programs for children with developmental problems attempt to medicate or train away the symptoms. If a child is hyperactive or unfocused, doctors prescribe a medication which reduces hyperactivity or improves focus. This is often hit-and-miss and many children need to take many months for the doctor to find the correct medicine and correct dosage for the child. But these medications do nothing for the underlying cause. The developmental process got stuck and needs to be re-engaged.

From our experience, the &

Q. What are natural or alternative ways to beat depression? I keep reading about how depression is caused by 'chemical imbalances' in the brain, and it feels like I don't stand a chance at beating it without going on Anti-depressants, but I don't want to go down this route cause I'm worried about the side-effects. Can anyone suggest natural ways to beat depression that don't involve medication?

A. Here are couple of alternative ways to treat depression:

but if all of this doesn’t work- I recommend medical help. It can help you immensely. It’s much better then walking around with depression.

Q. Is there any danger in the alternative treatment of Acupuncture? I've been suffering from back pains for about 3 months now. I tried Acupuncture for the first time yesterday and was wondering whether somebody in the community tried it and have any knowledge about the success and dangerous of such a treatment.

A. Hi Justin - Thank you so much for sharing your personal experience with me. You are right, I should ask these questions. I will ask my therapist and follow your advice although the place and the therapist look good and professional to me.

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First alternate James Driscoll got in earlier as a replacement for Mark Hensby, who withdrew Tuesday.
The other seven members and alternates could not be reached or did not respond to calls seeking comment.
Auditor alternates (appointed in 1999 for four years) Olof Cederberg, Authorised Public Accountant, Ernst & Young AB Jan Larsson, Authorised Public Accountant, Deloitte & Touche AB
One alternate juror, an African-American woman wearing badge 295 who appeared to be about 50, said she found Simpson ``pretty credible'' and that Petrocelli and other members of the plaintiffs' legal team were ``bullies.
In state court, alternates are added to keep the number at 12 and the jury is obliged to obey the judge's admonitions.
Dismissing the juror in the civil case would raise a legal quandary: whether to reopen jury selection or wait until alternate jurors are chosen and substitute one of them.
We are obviously reluctant to break up the present composition of the jury if a brief delay can resolve the problem,'' Steele said to the jurors and alternates in explaining the delay.
So for the few hundred Republican delegates and alternates in town early, it was time for some calm before what is expected to be a crushing week.
The trial began in Malibu Superior Court nearly a month ago with a panel of 12 jurors and four alternates.
Each missed a playoff for second alternate by one stroke.
The order was issued just hours after his name was first placed on the witness list and an alternate juror was ousted for sleeping.