Ah, yes. This is one of those headlines that rears its head every few months — another “supplement effectiveness disproved, once and for all!” The New York attorney general recently released a report, along with cease-and-desist letters, for the herbal supplements sold by four major retailers. The retailers were Walgreens, Wal-Mart,
Conventional physicians are not always known for their open-mindedness about natural therapies, such as nutritional and herbal supplements. However, in light of good scientific research, they cannot keep their eyes closed to the benefits.
Results of a new research study were presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology that showed a new supplement led to significant lowering of prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in prostate cancer patients.
This is a continuation of my series (in no particular order) on misperceptions in the field of natural medicine. My previous articles focused on policosanol, cinnamon, systemic candida, and acai berry.
Those of you who know my articles and recommendations will find it no surprise that therapeutic lifestyle changes are the foundation of naturopathic medicine:
In many cases,