Alternative Medicine and Your Child
You’ve heard of alternative medicine, right? But is it right for your family? Chamomile tea, ginger, even yoga and meditation can all be considered alternative medicines. Before trying an alternative medicine, it’s a great idea to discuss the symptoms you are worried about with you child’s pediatrician and bring up any alternative medicines you’ve been reading about. Using both traditional and alternative options can provide the best overall care for patients, but there are many alternative medicine approaches which are considered unsafe. Read more to make sure you understand the risks and benefits of any medicine before making your decision.