Q & A: Ask Your AltMed Questions Here

By AltMed1-Peggy  


Do you have questions about Alternative Medicine? 

What would you like to know? 

Here are 10 questions to start the ball rolling.  Please add your question and if you have a comment to add to someone else’s question, feel free to jump in (use the COMMENTS feature at the bottom of the screen).

1.  What can I take instead of the statin drugs my doctor prescribed to lower my cholesterol?

2.  What natural remedies work to relieve sore throat and runny nose?

3.  Is it safe to take herbs if I’m also taking prescription medicines? What about over-the-counter medications?

4.  Why shouldn’t I take my calcium supplement at the same time as my thyroid medicine or my multivitamin-mineral tablet?

5.  How soon can I expect to see improvement after I start taking a new alternative medicine treatment?

6.  What questions should I ask my doctor or other primary health care provider?

7.  Why do I have to tell my doctor about the supplements and other alternative medicine remedies I’m using?

8.  Do I need to keep a log or record of what I’m taking? If  I do, what should that log include? 

9.  Ugh, needles!  Does acupuncture hurt? 

10.  What’s a Neti pot?

Now, what would YOU like to know?


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One Comment

  1. AltMed1
    Posted April 12, 2009 at 1:13 am | Permalink | Reply

    Peggy – I’d like to know what the deal is with grapefruit. I’ve always heard you’re not supposed to eat grapefruit with this or that meds, so now it’s pretty much banned in our household. But I like grapefruit! Any light you can shed on this is much appreciated.


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