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alternate

/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:
http://www.theindian.co.nz/testing/default.asp?page=509
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/926049/top_10_ways_to_beat_depression_naturally.html

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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Verb derivation in modern Greek; alternation classes, conceptual structures, semantic fields.
The original Proto-Germanic consonantal alternations of voiceless and voiced fricatives, induced by the operation of Verner's Law, had been considerably obliterated by the time of the earliest attestations of Old English, yet their modified reflexes were relatively well preserved and systematically displayed in the Old English strong verb paradigm.
For some verbs this results in vowel alternations (Table 6) that by now should strike us as familiar.
The dependent variable is the mean percentage of correct alternations.
Known as a Pre-Inactivation Restricted Availability, the work will be performed at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton and comprises alternations, repairs, maintenance and testing.
Where the imaginary was once stimulated, in the era of the book, by the discrete flow of words, in the age of media it is directly controlled by the cinema's manipulation of attention through techniques like the close-up, the zoom, and shot/countershot alternations.
Then point your toes and alternate touching the big toes to the floor until you complete sixteen alternations.
There were a lot of casualties from the extreme cold and some plants were set back with the alternations of warm and cool weather.
The second is from dynamic alternations induced by morphological derivation.
Considerations which have withstood judicial scrutiny are (1) the financial ability of the proposed subtenant; (2) the legality of the proposed subtenant's use of the demised premises; and (3) the nature of the proposed subtenant's business, its compatibility with the surrounding businesses and the necessity for extensive alternations to accommodate the proposed use.
But critics of the former School of the Americas say they are not fooled by the name change, "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation," or by other minor alternations they charge are merely cosmetic.

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