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Asthma treatment: Do complementary and alternative approaches work?
Consider the evidence and safety
In most cases, more well-designed studies are needed before researchers can make a clear judgment about which complementary and alternative asthma therapies are likely to help. If you do decide to try any complementary or alternative treatment for asthma, talk to your doctor about it first — and don't stop prescribed medications or other medical treatment. Some complementary and alternative treatments may be beneficial when used in combination with traditional medical treatment, but they aren't a substitute for prescribed medications and advice from your doctor.Previous page
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