Readers explain why more and more people are turning to 'alternative' medicine.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be the most efficient method of transporting oxygen to every cell of the body. And oxygen is what the body needs for recuperation from trauma. Hyperbaric therapy for stroke and brain injury have not had enough trials and studies to determine their degrees of efficacy, but personal successes have been continually reported over the years, since the public became aware of this after President Kennedy authorized it for his ailing baby.
Maybe one day, once I have decades of experience as a doctor and further training in my area of specialization, I will be able to speak about health matters with the tone of authority of the average naturopath.
So-called complementary and alternative medicine — or CAM, as it is known by practitioners and adherents — is becoming more mainstream every day.
Among the terminally ill, finding solace in the placebo effect.
Americans spend $30.2 billion a year on alternative and complementary medicines and procedures, including $1.9 billion on children 4 to 17 years old. None of it is covered by insurance.
When it comes to treating pain and chronic disease, many doctors are turning to treatments like acupuncture and meditation—but using them as part of a larger, integrative approach to health.
Medicine has long decried acupuncture, homeopathy, and the like as dangerous nonsense that preys on the gullible. Again and again, carefully controlled studies have shown alternative medicine to work no better than a placebo. But now many doctors admit that alternative medicine often seems to do a better job of making patients well, and at a much lower cost, than mainstream care—and they’re trying to learn from it.
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