Alternative Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis
Probiotics and Cystic Fibrosis
Probitotics are friendly bacteria that are taken for health benefits. Read about the potential benefits of one probiotic organism, LGG, to cystic fibrosis patients.
Herbal supplements are becoming increasingly popular and readily available. Get the facts about herbal supplements to help you decide if they are right for you.
Boswellia is an herbal supplement that some people believe may be beneficial to people with cystic fibrosis.
Acupuncture For Chest Wall Pain
People with cystic fibrosis sometimes suffer from chest wall pain that is caused by the strain placed on muscles during coughing. Some studies have found acupuncture to be an effective, natural method of pain relief. Learn more about acupuncture from About.com Guide to Alternative Medicine Cathy Wong.
Sometimes, even with proper treatment, people with CF will experience lung failure. In these rare cases, lung transplant may be an option. Learn more about lung transplants from the A.D.A.M. Health Encyclopedia.