Alternative Medicine Update
Research is being done on the use of astragalus root for the treatment of cancer and congestive heart failure.
Methylsulfonylmethane may help treat osteoarthritis and may eventually create a way to detect melanoma.
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.