integrative medicine

Alternative approaches for psoriasisFor patients who need or want alternative approaches for treating psoriasis, balenotherapy, curcumin, indigo naturalis, fish oil supplementation, and dietary control may provide effective relief, either alone or as integrative therapy.
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Honey's use in skin therapy
Honey's use in skin therapyGiven the numerous types of honey and geographic variances of bee products and what is known already about honey’s use in skin therapy, it follows that there is likely untapped potential for dermatologic application, and more investigation is clearly warranted.
The Irregular Border
The Irregular BorderThere is increasing interest in so-called alternative medicine. Both patients and practitioners are clearly interested in this domain and this is in striking contrast to the bright, shining edifice of evidence-based medicine.
PODCAST: Considering alternativesPeter Lio, M.D., assistant professor of clinical dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and private practice, Dermatology and Aesthetics of Wicker Park, Wicker Park, Chicago, discusses his interest in alternative medicine, the legitimacy and usefulness of certain therapies, and which therapies you might consider for different conditions.
Practice finds success with integrative approach to medicinePediatrician and author Dr. Lawrence Rosen has found success in expanding services and integrating less-than-traditional modalities.
Making dollars and sense of lifestyle medicineIs the new trend of focusing on nutrition, fitness, and other wellness goals profitable for your practice?
Integrative dermatology is underused in Western medicineIntegrative dermatology is an underused therapeutic modality in Western medicine. It is a holistic approach to the and management of various dermatologic disease and conditions. When implemented appropriately, therapeutic outcomes can be improved, according to a clinician who spoke at the 71st annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.