supplement therapy

supplement therapy

The use of vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent disease. According to many alternative healthcare providers, such supplements improve survival or outcome of patients with AIDS, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, autism, cancer (bladder, breast, cervical, colon, lung, oral), cardiovascular disease, common cold, depression, fibromyalgia, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, infertility, memory loss, migraines, osteoporosis, retinitis pigmentosa, tinnitus and many other conditions.
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Efficacy of Hypnotherapy as a Supplement Therapy in Cancer Intervention.
An understanding of the challenges of supplement therapy, as related to current regulations, can help the healthcare practitioner guide patients to an overall therapy in which the risks and benefits of supplement use are taken into consideration and balanced with the treatment goals.
Oral narcotics may supplement therapy in these cases.
Treatment with iron may be especially beneficial in those patients in whom iron deficiency may be causative, and iron supplement therapy may represent a potential cure for RLS.
This is exciting data in managing the disease in combination with high dose anti-oxidant supplement therapy," commented David Wong, MD, a leading Canadian authority on AMD.