Alternative therapies and Natural Remedies

How much faith do you put in alternative therapies and natural remedies?

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    05/03/15
    I do like natural remedies, but my allergies seem to respond best to meds, sadly.

    As for alternative therapies, I'm a HUGE believer in acupuncture. My son (first baby) was breech and I couldn't do anything to get him to flip. After hours doing handstands in the pool and lying upside-down on the ironing board (seriously!), I tried acupuncture. It was an amazing experience--my acupuncturist got baby to flip AND drained my sinuses, all in the same session.
    4
      05/03/15
      I try natural remedies first, see a doctor for emergencies!
      3
        05/03/15
        i actually completed a course on natural remedies and herbal medicines. being epileptic and living with a brain tumor, i am use to taking many medications and then meds to counter act those meds and so forth till i was taking upwards of 20 pills a day! i have found ways to counter act many symptoms and was able to cut out many pills :) i thoroughly believe in doing research and fully investigating the items you are interested and letting your doctor know so that you can get both views and make a choice that best suits you.
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          05/04/15
          I'm all for natural remedies and will only use prescriptions if absolutely necessary.
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            05/04/15
            I believe in natural remedies, but they get a lot of bad press. What works for one person doesn't always work for another, so I can understand the skepticism. I've seen several natural cures for cancer, but it seems that most people try them when their chemo & radiation have failed. When the natural cures don't work, they get a bad name.
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              05/04/15
              Melissa Middleton
              I grew up in a natural remedy using family. But, if it was something that a natural remedy or alternative therapy could not cure, to the doctor we went.
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                05/05/15
                Kristina
                I use natural remedies first and also if its' not working or it's an emergency then I will take to the dr. My son cut his foot pretty good so I decided to put 1:2 vinegar-water ratio every day and wrapped it up...healed really well a few days later.
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