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Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Worth the Hype? Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Worth the Hype?
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A look at the evidence for essential oils and aromatherapy. Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)

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Why Should One Opt For Assisted Living?
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One of the best options for the elders is assisted living NJ and it has certainly come a long way. This is known to be one trusted option for the seniors.

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Acupuncture may be effective treatment option to resolve excessive crying in colicky babies
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Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic–those who cry for more than 3 hours a day on 3 or more days of the week–reveals research published online in Acupuncture in Medicine.

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A longitudinal analysis of self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine use by a nationally representative sample of 19,783 Australian women, 2006-2010.
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CONCLUSION: Self-prescribed CAM use is popular amongst women in Australia and it is important that conventional practitioners providing women’s health care be cognizant of such use amongst their patients. In order to ensure effective practice, there is a need for further research to explore women’s decision-making and experiences around self-prescribed CAM use. PMID: 26365450 [PubMed […]

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Association between use of self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine and menopause-related symptoms: A cross-sectional study.
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CONCLUSIONS: Our study will help improve the patient-provider communication regarding complementary and alternative medicine use for menopause, and we conclude that menopausal status should be taken into account by providers for menopause care. The women’s experience and motivations of such use warrant further research. PMID: 26365446 [PubMed – in process] (Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine)

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[A French survey on the resort of oral alternative complementary medicines used in children with cancer].
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CONCLUSIONS: The use of oral CAM in this survey was common. For most parents, this use was effective and appreciated because they generated fewer side effects than conventional treatments. However, doctors were not systematically informed of this use. This is problematic because some CAM such as herbal supplements could potentially cause interactions with cancer treatments. […]

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Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer
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It’s somewhat of a little-known adverse effect of having breast cancer, but studies suggest that approximately 30% to 40% of women with breast cancer report persistent hot flashes. Nocturnal hot flashes are among the most problematic because they can contribute to poor sleep.

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Anxiety Tips Nobody Ever Tells You About
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There is a lot of mental health advice on the Internet. I mean, a lot. So much. Which is so weird, because most of it is exactly the same. Exercise! Sleep! Practice your breathing! Take this magical fish oil! Think positive thoughts! You get what I mean. All of this stuff can be helpful. Except […]

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Acupuncture treatments after mastectomy help women cope with post-operative symptoms
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Women who had acupuncture treatments after breast cancer surgery at Abbott Northwestern Hospital had a greater reduction in pain, nausea, and anxiety and were better able to cope on the first post-operative day compared with patients who had traditional care, according to a study published in the Oncology Nursing Forum in November.

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