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You Over- or Under-do Alternative Remedies

Once upon a time, it was hard to get the medical establishment to recognize that acupuncture, herbal remedies, or biofeedback could sometimes heal people as well as big-name drugs.

Now we know that if you dismiss acupuncture as “quackery,” you may be missing out on your best therapy yet. At the same time, if you over-rely on alternative medicine—opting for a herbal remedies instead of chemotherapy, for instance—you may also be missing out on the best cure yet.

Try to keep an open mind and consult the experts to make informed choices.

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