Alternative Medicine Update

Craniosacral therapy may be helpful, but not curative

Craniosacral therapy may be helpful, but not curative

Due to the limited amount of high-quality human studies, craniosacral therapy should not be suggested as a first-line treatment.

N-acetylcysteine supplements boost overall health

N-acetylcysteine supplements boost overall health

The WHO indicates NAC is essential for pulmonary and renal protection, antimicrobial uses, and psychiatry.

Magnesium for treating CVD, T2D, and asthma

Magnesium for treating CVD, T2D, and asthma

Magnesium is a common component of lightweight metals and is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body.

Kombucha causes more harm than good

Kombucha causes more harm than good

Fungal and bacterial contaminants are common, with more than 20 cases of cutaneous anthrax, liver damage and allergic reactions reported.

Chia seeds 'mostly good news'

Chia seeds 'mostly good news'

Chia seed compounds represent a healthy and tasty way to boost beneficial fatty acids and fiber.

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