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Alternative Sleep Apnea Treatment by Bob .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:18pm Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is the “Gold Standard” for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Studies, though, have shown poor compliance with CPAP use. In fact, only 23-45% of patients actually use their CPAP on a regular basis. Most that do use CPAP regularly only use it about 4 hours per night rather than the recommended 7-8 ho ... Read on »
Finding a place for the surgical option to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Edward G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:00pm Discussions around the subject of a surgical option for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea are frequently passionate. One need only visit the ASAA's online support group to see the verbal fists fly over whether it is a good idea or an idea that is desperately wrong. The most common surgical procedure for treating OSA is uvulopalatophary ... Read on »
Straighten Your Smile, Straighten Your Sleep: Pediatric Orthodontics to Prevent Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 21 Jul 2009 11:14pm Join me on the next installment of my Expert Interview Series, where orthodontist and sleep disorder expert, Dr. William Hang, will discuss how pediatric orthodontics and palatal expansion can help your child breathe, sleep, and live better.   During this special event, you will discover:   • Why your child’s health problems could be ... Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »
ADHD Alternative Treatment: Finding Out What Really Works by Dr. Rory S. Doctor of PsychologyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:15am 1 Comment Last night we kicked off the inaugural ADHD Family Teleseminars by talking about ADHD Alternative Treatments. If not the most frequently requested topic, it is definitely amongst the top 2 or 3, especially by parents of children with ADHD. No matter where you stand on the medication debate, considering alternative treatments is critical to su ... Read on »
New FDA-approved alternative treatment for treatment-resistant depression by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:03pm MUSC.edu - Millions of patients with treatment-resistant clinical depression, who have struggled for years with disability and how to cope with their condition, now have an alternative treatment option that could help them lead more productive and successful lives. The NeuroStar TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy system, developed by N ... Read on »
Alternative Treatment for Gout by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Oct 2010 11:39am Far from the new disease on the block, gout has been plaguing people throughout history. Indeed, diagnosed for over 2,000 years, Gout is considered one of our longest-known diseases. Throughout much of that history, gout was considered the “disease of kings," primarily because it was thought to be a result of overindulgence of fatty foods and a ... Read on »
ADHD Alternative Treatment: LENS Neurofeedback by Dr. Rory S. Doctor of PsychologyHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:12am Last night I heard an incredible presentation on LENS Neurofeedback, from my new colleague Rebecca Shafir. Often being asked about alternative (non-medication) methods of treatment for ADHD, I was incredibly delighted to hear about this process. What is Neurofeedback? Neurofeedback is a process or therapy technique that measures realtime b ... Read on »
Child's Brain Tumor Gone After Alternative Treatments by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm When 7-year-old Ella Hope Hauschildt's parents were told their daughter had a brain tumor they asked what could be done. They didn't accept the answer which was, "after radiation the little girl would be kept comfortable." They decided to go to Arizona for alternative therapy. This was a natural treatment using vitamins, minerals and amino acids. ... Read on »
Permanent Alternative Treatment for Migraines? by Arabella R. Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 5:04pm Well, here we go again. An inaccurate article written, I suspect, just to promote “cures” and other nonsense. The blog is called “Migraine and Headache.” This particular entry is titled “ Migraine Headaches - Get Information on a Permanent Alternative Treatment ” by Jo Mark. The entry is chock-full of inaccurate and questionable informatio ... Read on »