Facts About Integrative Medicine.

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Q&A with Dr. Narda Robinson

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How Can I “Test the Waters” with a Science-Based Approach to Integrative Medicine?

Question:  I want to learn more.  I'm tired of general practice. But I don't know where to start.  Should I learn massage, acupuncture, or laser therapy?  Or, maybe herbs? Is there a course that I can take where I can sample different approaches? Dear Motivated to...

You Asked: “Why Do You Insist on Having a Diagnosis before Treating?”

  Dear Dr. Narda ~ I am a long-time medical acupuncture provider -- I graduated from your Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians course several years ago.  I enjoy reading the discussions in our closed-group Facebook page. They have made all the difference in my...

You Asked: Is Laser Therapy Contraindicated in Epileptic Patients?

Dear Dr. Narda, I am a veterinarian and I practice medical acupuncture as well as photomedicine.  One of my instructors in rehabilitation said that laser therapy is contraindicated in epileptic patients.  Do you agree?  I have a post-operative patient who just had a...

Pennyroyal in My Cat’s “Natural” Flea Solution — Is It Safe?

Dear Dr. Narda ~ I just purchased a product from the health food store that claims to be an all-natural flea shampoo for cats and dogs. The main ingredient is pennyroyal oil.  They claim it kills fleas and even some ticks.  Is it safe to use?  ~ Cat Lover in...

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