Can You Treat Trichotillomania With Holistic Medicine?

Trichotillomania is an impulse control or brain disease similar to OCD or addiction where the person pulls out their own hair. The hair can be located anywhere. Trichotillamania may be caused by trauma, rape, physical violence, torture, child abuse, and very severe emotional abuse. It may be minor and easily managed or severe. This disease can overwhelm the person. It is very important for the person with this disease to eliminate or minimize exposure to any severely negative people in their life that are abusive or exploitative. It is an emotional disorder that usually needs several therapies in order to be managed successfully. There are many alternative therapies which are untried for this illness, but these may successful due to the large emotional component of the illness. Trichotillomania seems similar to addiction, OCD, and a bad habit. Quieting the mind should be one of the goals of any therapy. Alternative therapies that quiet the mind include Yoga, scalp acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, Emotional Freedom Technique(EFT), botanical extracts, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS),and orthomolecular medicine.

This person must be evaluated by a medical professional. A full physical and diagnostic testing of hormones and neurotransmitters must occur. This patient must be evaluated for AIDS and a brain tumor. There are several diseases that are severe enough to result in very irregular symptoms. It is extremely important to be very aggressive in treating this disease. Amino acids therapy for this may be useful and could include 5-HTP, theanine, GABA, and phenylalanine. Chinese herbal patent formulas may be considered along with Chinese liquid herbal extracts. Scalp acupuncture may be very successful in treating this type of illness. It should be done with larger needles for this type of disease. Scalp acupuncture treatments last about thirty minutes to one hour. It may take nine treatments in order to see results. Laser therapy using a cold medical grade laser may work well on this patient. You may need several sessions of cold medical grade laser therapy before you see a significant change.

It is important for this person to sleep well and eat a well balanced diet without nitrates, amines, and food dyes. This person should avoid genetically modified foods, food additives, MSG, tumeric, and drink plenty of pure water to stay fully hydrated. The diet should allow Swiss method decaffeinated coffee or organic coffee and tea. This person should consider trying the Rotation Diet where each food may be eaten once during a four-day period. It is also a good idea to identify and reduce exposure to all allergens. You may want to consider some form of allergy treatment. Convention allergy treatments with shots is one alternative. NAET is a non-painful alternative that incorporates chiropractic and acupuncture with a special diet to treat allergens. This person needs consider a form of regular exercise like the walking, gym, biking, Bikram yoga, hiking, and dancing.

©Dr R Stone, MD-India

Many Alternative Medicine Therapies to Treat Auditory Hallucination

There are often drugs or heavy metal toxins underlying auditory hallucinations. Quantum Brain Healing will begin with detoxification the body of toxins and heavy metals and orthomolecular amino acid therapy. It will then incorporate Vitamin IV therapy and acupuncture for twenty treatments. Aromatherapy can be tried as a method to calm the brain. Hallucinations require several types of alternative therapy for some patients. Detoxification may resolve many hallucinations for patients with high levels of heavy metals, toxins, and pesticides. This patient may get completely after detoxification and acupuncture. It is imperative to recall that substance abuse must be eliminated in order for these patients to get and remain healthy.

Hallucination Alternative Therapies include:

• Detoxification

• Organic diet

• Vitamin IV therapy

• Aromatherapy

• Orthomolecular therapy with amino acids

• Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation- low frequency

• Scalp acupuncture

• Chinese patent herbal formulas

• Herbs

• Auricular acupuncture

• Group Cognitive Therapy

• Alpha Stim 100

Quantum Brain Healing will follow detox with dietary changes including the elimination of caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and food additives and introduce an organic diet high in fresh vitamins and minerals. Whole food based multivitamins and anti-aging supplements like CoQ10, Reservetrol, and alpha lipoic acid can improve overall health quickly. Green tea taken every day is another good anti-aging drink. Dietary changes should include organic decaf coffee, reduced refined foods, spring water, organic fruits, and organic vegetables. Oral chelators can be introduced into the diet on a frequent basis to help prevent the hallucinations from recurring after treatment. Oral chelators include pectin, organic barley tablets, organic wheat grass tablets, cilantro, milk thistle, pectin, garlic, and chlorella. It is very important to keep the diet clean in order to treat this symptom successfully. ©Dr R Stone, MD in Alternative Medicine-India