Colic: CAM Therapies for Specific Conditions
- Homeopathy has always been considered particularly
helpful for children. It is reported to resolve, gently and effectively, such
problems as recurrent colic.
- A small body of published clinical
evidence now suggests that spinal manipulation might be helpful for infantile colic. In
a study cited in a 1994 issue of Consumer Reports, 316 babies with infant colic
were treated with spinal manipulation, and almost all got better within two
weeks. However, the study had several design flaws.
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BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: WHAT WORKS? WHAT DOES NOT? by Dr. Kenneth R.
Copyright © 2000 by Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier,
Reprinted by permission of Simon &
Schuster, Inc., New York, New York.
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