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Momtana
12-15-2007, 03:23 PM
I am wondering what alternative/complementary health care approaches others with CF use. I have had monthly acupuncture treatments for over 12 years - starting with concerns about persistent sinus infection - which was several years before my CF diagnosis. Keeps me well, I think.
I've also experienced cranial sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, lymphatic massage, see a naturopath who helps me figure out supplements and just started restorative yoga. Please share any approaches you have tried and especially those you find to be helpful.

Momtana
12-15-2007, 03:23 PM
I am wondering what alternative/complementary health care approaches others with CF use. I have had monthly acupuncture treatments for over 12 years - starting with concerns about persistent sinus infection - which was several years before my CF diagnosis. Keeps me well, I think.
I've also experienced cranial sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, lymphatic massage, see a naturopath who helps me figure out supplements and just started restorative yoga. Please share any approaches you have tried and especially those you find to be helpful.

Momtana
12-15-2007, 03:23 PM
I am wondering what alternative/complementary health care approaches others with CF use. I have had monthly acupuncture treatments for over 12 years - starting with concerns about persistent sinus infection - which was several years before my CF diagnosis. Keeps me well, I think.
I've also experienced cranial sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, lymphatic massage, see a naturopath who helps me figure out supplements and just started restorative yoga. Please share any approaches you have tried and especially those you find to be helpful.

Momtana
12-15-2007, 03:23 PM
I am wondering what alternative/complementary health care approaches others with CF use. I have had monthly acupuncture treatments for over 12 years - starting with concerns about persistent sinus infection - which was several years before my CF diagnosis. Keeps me well, I think.
I've also experienced cranial sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, lymphatic massage, see a naturopath who helps me figure out supplements and just started restorative yoga. Please share any approaches you have tried and especially those you find to be helpful.

Momtana
12-15-2007, 03:23 PM
I am wondering what alternative/complementary health care approaches others with CF use. I have had monthly acupuncture treatments for over 12 years - starting with concerns about persistent sinus infection - which was several years before my CF diagnosis. Keeps me well, I think.
I've also experienced cranial sacral therapy, visceral manipulation, lymphatic massage, see a naturopath who helps me figure out supplements and just started restorative yoga. Please share any approaches you have tried and especially those you find to be helpful.

wanderlost
12-15-2007, 11:41 PM
I've practiced yoga for several years and found it to be beneficial - not really a treatment, but sort of a way of life.

I am going ot start on the NAC soon.

I do things lke raw garlic when I am not feeling well and other natural and homeopathic remedies always before I turn to meds and abxs

I have done acupuncture only once (I wish I could afford to go more often) and I thought it was amazing. I would love to find a way to incorporate it into my routine.

um....right now I think that's it - oh, and I use essential oils as well for headaches, colds etc. I find them to be a a nice supplement to whatever other things I am doing.

wanderlost
12-15-2007, 11:41 PM
I've practiced yoga for several years and found it to be beneficial - not really a treatment, but sort of a way of life.

I am going ot start on the NAC soon.

I do things lke raw garlic when I am not feeling well and other natural and homeopathic remedies always before I turn to meds and abxs

I have done acupuncture only once (I wish I could afford to go more often) and I thought it was amazing. I would love to find a way to incorporate it into my routine.

um....right now I think that's it - oh, and I use essential oils as well for headaches, colds etc. I find them to be a a nice supplement to whatever other things I am doing.

wanderlost
12-15-2007, 11:41 PM
I've practiced yoga for several years and found it to be beneficial - not really a treatment, but sort of a way of life.

I am going ot start on the NAC soon.

I do things lke raw garlic when I am not feeling well and other natural and homeopathic remedies always before I turn to meds and abxs

I have done acupuncture only once (I wish I could afford to go more often) and I thought it was amazing. I would love to find a way to incorporate it into my routine.

um....right now I think that's it - oh, and I use essential oils as well for headaches, colds etc. I find them to be a a nice supplement to whatever other things I am doing.

wanderlost
12-15-2007, 11:41 PM
I've practiced yoga for several years and found it to be beneficial - not really a treatment, but sort of a way of life.

I am going ot start on the NAC soon.

I do things lke raw garlic when I am not feeling well and other natural and homeopathic remedies always before I turn to meds and abxs

I have done acupuncture only once (I wish I could afford to go more often) and I thought it was amazing. I would love to find a way to incorporate it into my routine.

um....right now I think that's it - oh, and I use essential oils as well for headaches, colds etc. I find them to be a a nice supplement to whatever other things I am doing.

wanderlost
12-15-2007, 11:41 PM
I've practiced yoga for several years and found it to be beneficial - not really a treatment, but sort of a way of life.

I am going ot start on the NAC soon.

I do things lke raw garlic when I am not feeling well and other natural and homeopathic remedies always before I turn to meds and abxs

I have done acupuncture only once (I wish I could afford to go more often) and I thought it was amazing. I would love to find a way to incorporate it into my routine.

um....right now I think that's it - oh, and I use essential oils as well for headaches, colds etc. I find them to be a a nice supplement to whatever other things I am doing.

Kelli
12-16-2007, 01:33 AM
The only thing I really do is I get regular massages.
I'd like to do more alternative and homeopathic but it's so expensive.

Good for you though!

Kelli
30 f CF

Kelli
12-16-2007, 01:33 AM
The only thing I really do is I get regular massages.
I'd like to do more alternative and homeopathic but it's so expensive.

Good for you though!

Kelli
30 f CF

Kelli
12-16-2007, 01:33 AM
The only thing I really do is I get regular massages.
I'd like to do more alternative and homeopathic but it's so expensive.

Good for you though!

Kelli
30 f CF

Kelli
12-16-2007, 01:33 AM
The only thing I really do is I get regular massages.
I'd like to do more alternative and homeopathic but it's so expensive.

Good for you though!

Kelli
30 f CF

Kelli
12-16-2007, 01:33 AM
The only thing I really do is I get regular massages.
I'd like to do more alternative and homeopathic but it's so expensive.

Good for you though!

Kelli
30 f CF

JennifersHope
12-16-2007, 02:03 AM
I used to get regular massages, I have not found a place in SC yet to get them but I will as of January when I have more time..

One of the nurses I work with is also an accupuncturist and I am really thinking about having her do some stuff with me..... mostly for pain control....

Neither one is covered by insurance so I have to see

In an ideal world, I would incorporate, massage, accupunture and some kind of other relaxations therapy.. Also I am honestly thinking of joining some type of place to help build muscle back in my body

JennifersHope
12-16-2007, 02:03 AM
I used to get regular massages, I have not found a place in SC yet to get them but I will as of January when I have more time..

One of the nurses I work with is also an accupuncturist and I am really thinking about having her do some stuff with me..... mostly for pain control....

Neither one is covered by insurance so I have to see

In an ideal world, I would incorporate, massage, accupunture and some kind of other relaxations therapy.. Also I am honestly thinking of joining some type of place to help build muscle back in my body

JennifersHope
12-16-2007, 02:03 AM
I used to get regular massages, I have not found a place in SC yet to get them but I will as of January when I have more time..

One of the nurses I work with is also an accupuncturist and I am really thinking about having her do some stuff with me..... mostly for pain control....

Neither one is covered by insurance so I have to see

In an ideal world, I would incorporate, massage, accupunture and some kind of other relaxations therapy.. Also I am honestly thinking of joining some type of place to help build muscle back in my body

JennifersHope
12-16-2007, 02:03 AM
I used to get regular massages, I have not found a place in SC yet to get them but I will as of January when I have more time..

One of the nurses I work with is also an accupuncturist and I am really thinking about having her do some stuff with me..... mostly for pain control....

Neither one is covered by insurance so I have to see

In an ideal world, I would incorporate, massage, accupunture and some kind of other relaxations therapy.. Also I am honestly thinking of joining some type of place to help build muscle back in my body

JennifersHope
12-16-2007, 02:03 AM
I used to get regular massages, I have not found a place in SC yet to get them but I will as of January when I have more time..

One of the nurses I work with is also an accupuncturist and I am really thinking about having her do some stuff with me..... mostly for pain control....

Neither one is covered by insurance so I have to see

In an ideal world, I would incorporate, massage, accupunture and some kind of other relaxations therapy.. Also I am honestly thinking of joining some type of place to help build muscle back in my body

JazzysMom
12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
I have recently discovere Reiki. It works great. I also enjoy my massages, but the affects of Reiki last longer.

JazzysMom
12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
I have recently discovere Reiki. It works great. I also enjoy my massages, but the affects of Reiki last longer.

JazzysMom
12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
I have recently discovere Reiki. It works great. I also enjoy my massages, but the affects of Reiki last longer.

JazzysMom
12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
I have recently discovere Reiki. It works great. I also enjoy my massages, but the affects of Reiki last longer.

JazzysMom
12-16-2007, 02:07 AM
I have recently discovere Reiki. It works great. I also enjoy my massages, but the affects of Reiki last longer.

Momtana
12-16-2007, 03:13 AM
Melissa, what does Reiki do? How does it help?
you are right, Kelli, it is expensive! that's why I have tried but can't maintain these other treatments.
insurance has covered some acupuncture in the past ... this year's policy doesn't.

Momtana
12-16-2007, 03:13 AM
Melissa, what does Reiki do? How does it help?
you are right, Kelli, it is expensive! that's why I have tried but can't maintain these other treatments.
insurance has covered some acupuncture in the past ... this year's policy doesn't.

Momtana
12-16-2007, 03:13 AM
Melissa, what does Reiki do? How does it help?
you are right, Kelli, it is expensive! that's why I have tried but can't maintain these other treatments.
insurance has covered some acupuncture in the past ... this year's policy doesn't.

Momtana
12-16-2007, 03:13 AM
Melissa, what does Reiki do? How does it help?
you are right, Kelli, it is expensive! that's why I have tried but can't maintain these other treatments.
insurance has covered some acupuncture in the past ... this year's policy doesn't.

Momtana
12-16-2007, 03:13 AM
Melissa, what does Reiki do? How does it help?
you are right, Kelli, it is expensive! that's why I have tried but can't maintain these other treatments.
insurance has covered some acupuncture in the past ... this year's policy doesn't.