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Homeopathy

The Placebo Effect: It Works Because You Say So

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

If you believe in homeopathy, this information is unbearably exciting. If you don't, it sounds like superstition and "magik" from 1796, which is when homeopathy was invented.

How Homeopathic Medicines Work: Nanopharmacology At Its Best

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Precisely how homeopathic medicines work remains a mystery, and yet, nature is replete with mysteries and with numerous striking examples of the power of extremely small doses.

The Epidemic Of 'Medical Child Abuse' And What Can Be Done

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

We all know people who have children who have benefited from conventional medical care, but sadly, we all also know people whose children have been harmed by it.

20th Century Musical Geniuses Who Loved Homeopathy

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

The purpose of the above article is to discuss musical geniuses who were devoted to homeopathy as a mode of healing. For more scientific evidence for homeopathy, visit my other blogs.

Alternative Medicine: Safety Tips

latimes.com | Tammy Worth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's unlikely that Americans will lose their love affair with complementary medicine, so the best thing to do is to make the practice as safe as possi...

Addendum To 'The Mythology Of Science-Based Medicine'

Dr. Larry Dossey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Dossey

Our conclusion stands: using even the low figure of 225,000 annual in-hospital deaths, hospital care ranks third, behind heart disease and cancer, as a leading cause of death.

Don't Confuse Real Healing With Suppression Of The Disease

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

When a person experiences relief from any treatment, conventional or alternative, one should not necessarily assume that a real healing has occurred.

The Questionable Efficacy Of Flu Vaccines... And The Pandemic That Wasn't

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

There is little evidence that flu vaccines are effective in preventing the flu, says one of the world's leading expert on influenza vaccines.

19th Century Musical Geniuses Who Loved Homeopathy

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Homeopathy gained popularity due to its impressive successes in treating the infectious disease epidemics of the 19th century, not just typhoid, but also cholera, scarlet fever, yellow fever, flu.

The Amazing Story Of Charles Darwin And His Homeopathic Doctor

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Virtually every biography of Charles Darwin refers to his health problems and acknowledges that the one physician who provided an effective treatment for him was Dr. James Manby Gully.

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': How I Coped With A Life Changing Accident

Francesco Clark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesco Clark

Most of what I've learned from my experience, from aging, and from questioning and meeting others is that there is no set way in leading and being happy in life.

When Militarism 'Invades' Medicine...Doctatorship Happens

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Our medical thinking has become totally militaristic. It is not just happenstance that doctors proudly assert that they seek to attack illness, combat disease, kill infective agents, and create a war on cancer.

Epidemic Of Fever Phobia: The Facts On Why Fever Is Your Friend

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A fever enables the body to increase its production of interferon, an important antiviral substance that is critical for fighting infection. Fever also increases white blood cell mobility and activity, which are instrumental factors in fighting infection.

Allergies: Neti Pot Cures Congestion

nytimes.com | Anahad O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For allergies, doctors recommend irrigating the sinus cavity with a mild saline solution. One option is to snort warm salt water from cupped hands, bu...

Fibromyalgia: Alternative Therapy Looks Promising

nytimes.com | The New York Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There are many new strategies -- especially in alternative medicine -- for dealing with fibromyalgia in a way that helps many patients live with the d...

The Wisdom of Symptoms: Respecting the Body's Intelligence

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

The challenge to physicians, healers, and patients is to determine when to help aid the inner wisdom of the body and when to intervene to make certain that the body does not harm itself.

13 Natural Hangover Cures: Quick Remedies Or False Hope? (PHOTOS) (POLL)

Huffington Post | Michael Macher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hangovers happen to the very best of us. We all know the familiar story: the evening starts off innocently enough--you go to a party to unwind after a...

Homeopathy: Arnica Relieves Pain

nytimes.com | Anahad O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Arnica Montana, a plant native to mountainous areas of Europe and North America, has been used for centuries to treat a variety of pain....

Swines and Birds and Homeopaths, Oh My!

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacob Dickerman

Unfortunately, people looking to help protect themselves and their families are being preyed upon by a group whose theory of medicine goes counter to everything that is known about physiology, physics, chemistry, germ theory, and hydro-dynamics.

Secrets to Avoiding Winter Flu Blues

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Studies indicate it is not the cold of winter that causes an increase in flu, but the lowered humidity.