Integrative Medicine Alert – July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017
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Six months of 800 milligrams of pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate daily relieved knee pain as much as 400 milligrams of celecoxib.
Although larger controlled studies are warranted, bergamot supplementation may be an alternative approach to improving cardiovascular risk in patients who are unable or unwilling to take pharmaceutical HMG-CoA reductase or PCSK9 inhibitors.
This large-scale study of asymptomatic elderly men reveals no indication that selenium or vitamin E (taken alone or in combination) prevents development of dementia.
Low back pain and functional limitation scores in adults with chronic low back pain improved among those randomly assigned to receive either cognitive behavioral therapy or mindfulness-based stress reduction interventions when compared to usual care.