Consult a Doctor Before Opting for Alternative Medicine

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 22, 2011 at 6:22 PM General Health News
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Parents need to be cautious and seek the advice of a doctor before giving their child alternative medicine.
 Consult a Doctor Before Opting for Alternative Medicine
Consult a Doctor Before Opting for Alternative Medicine

A study at Sydney Children's Hospital found that many parents resort to alternative medicine without proper consultation with a doctor. Statistics show that the use of alternative medicines has doubled since 2002.

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Parents must know that a combination of both standard medicine and alternative medicine can have adverse effects, therefore doctors must be informed about the complete medications of the patient.



Source: Medindia

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