Alternative Medicine Update
Xylitol is a primary sugar alcohol that can be used to help various dental problems as well as upper respiratory and ear infections.
Despite a less-than-robust efficacy profile, lysine supplementation is a safe and inexpensive remedy to try in patients with recurrent HSV outbreaks.
Glucomannan can help treat obesity and comorbid conditions of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and early mortality.
The risks of bee-venom therapy outweigh the potential benefits, and clinicians should discourage patients from this therapeutic method.
The efficacy of topical fluoride products is only as good as compliance with their use.