The Alike Team

466d

What kind of alternative medicine do you swear by?

Chest pain

Chronic Generalized pain

Generalized pain

Fibromyalgia (FM)

Chronic Pain

Cyanocobalamin

Anxiety (Including GAD)

Low Back Pain

Cervicalgia

Ketamine

Nicotine

Diabetes Type 2 (T2D)

Esophagitis-Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Insomnia

Migraine

Nicotinic Acid

Depression

Acute Anxiety

Melatonin

Gabapentin

Soft Tissue Cancer

Backache

Chronic Pain

Naltrexone

Acetylsalicylic Acid

Nausea and Vomiting

Insulin Glargine

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  • Kittygirl2419

    466d

    Apple cider vinegar for throat problems 110%

    • ThickAndTired

      173d

      yessssss, I had uvulitis and the only thing that brought relief and some natural healing was acv mixed with sea salt gargles. ginger for throat problems too. amazing

    • luteallady

      158d

      good to drink it with a straw because it's really bad for your teeth

    • SalineTurnip

      157d

      ACV is the only thing that gets rid of sinus infections when I get them. Antibiotics don't do crap.

      • CaptainHolmes

        108d

        i use acv and garlic capsules for sinus infections.

  • dipin_dottie

    465d

    I've been taking 5-htp for awhile and it seems to be great if you don't over medicate.

    • NelCat

      143d

      Does 5-HTP ever make you feel funny? I've been taking it at night...

      • Nal

        6d

        Hey I saw u posted this comment 4 months ago, did u switch to taking it in the morning or still at night, also how had it been going for u I just started taking it I haven’t been keepin up with it well tho

  • Owlish7

    465d

    L-theanine and CBD hemp oil pills help with sleep

    • signature_sauce

      175d

      where can i get the cbd hemp oil pills

      • Iwantkoreanhotdogs

        136d

        usually Amazon comes in clutch

  • Aubrey

    464d

    Acupuncture! Once a week, I go to, strengthen my immune system and raise my energy levels!

    • CheleKelly

      191d

      I’ve never tried acupuncture but I do love when my physical therapist does deep tissue massage and I can’t remember what he calls the other one it really helps me get relief with my legs, hip and back pain.

      • RoseJay

        104d

        the machine is called a tens machine they do help

    • Danal

      181d

      how long have you been doing it?

    • DanyGirl

      168d

      hi. I have been thinking maybe acupuncture wouldn't be so bad. I have major problems with my neck and neck. I'm going to try it. Does it really hurt??

      • luteallady

        158d

        it doesn't hurt. It's just a little prick. The needles are so small. The relief is worth it. You'll feel it instantly.

  • Tami

    464d

    Medical marijuana

    • kbaby2323

      249d

      can you get that for a tbi

    • ulovr

      198d

      what she said

    • Raina.8

      190d

      I support this

    • Kittypanda10

      184d

      same!

    • nsiberian

      158d

      I wish I had that option

    • Catlady121427

      118d

      that is my go to as well

    • Something_Strange

      4d

      yeesss...

  • Alic77

    464d

    Wild lettuce

  • Angie

    463d

    Twina is amazing!

    • ZeepZoop

      173d

      can I ask what Twina is?

  • Nimbus

    463d

    Surprisingly, I discovered the best alternative medicine for my migraine in this app! Someone here suggested to rub an ice cube on the temporal forehead during migraine, and it really works!

    • doveandcoyote

      6d

      yes!!! i love ice during migraines

    • Kreestale

      3d

      I've never thought of doing that before but I do have a cold face mask that I use sometimes when I get a migraine

  • Carolina

    463d

    Acupuncture helped a lot with my pain. I was very skeptical of basically every kind of medicine which isn’t mainstream or western, but it turned out to be a life saver

  • WorldTraveler2000

    462d

    Chiropractic

  • tinker

    462d

    chiropractic

  • Sillygoose47

    461d

    Cupping!!!

  • Thatchickenchick

    461d

    Medical marijuana 🙌

    • Catlady121427

      118d

      that's my go too as well

  • Mae

    460d

    LDN—low-dose naltrexone, massage therapy, chiropractic, alpha lipoic acid, anti-inflammatory diet

    • FaithKay

      193d

      Absolutely...My life has changed since I've done this.. went of all my meds but 1. Lost weight and have hope for the first time in many years.

    • KitKat1450

      190d

      I tried LDN and felt horrible. I wasn’t in a place to where I could feel that bad so I stopped. I’ve thought about trying again now that I have more control over my schedule. How long did it take you either to get over the initial symptoms if you had any and/or to feel improvement from LDN?

    • PibblesandTea

      188d

      my Dr just rx low dose naltrexone, haven't started yet cuz my pharmacy doesn't compound. But it's good to know it's working for you

      • EDSdancer

        6d

        Belmar pharmacy in Denver compounds LDN if you’re looking for a place to get it. My specialist prescribed mine there because it’s the cheapest for my insurance, then they just ship it to me 👍

  • servicedogmom

    460d

    Essential oils

    • brad117

      238d

      nah fam, that is not good for you to ingest, or whatever

  • Chargie

    459d

    Chiropractic, bioresonance, and essential oils.

  • sunflowersoil

    459d

    Medical MJ for pain. For period cramps/health (because I have endometriosis: a blend of raspberry leaf, dandelion root, chamomile, lavender, ginger, turmeric tea. 🍵 We totally underestimate the power of plants I also just started chiropractic care Pelvic floor physical therapy also changed my life. Most women have stress on their pelvic floor.

  • Clancy

    454d

    I have gotten the most relief from Fibro with CBD oil and an all natural product call Fibro-Response by Source Naturals. No pharmaceutical has given me more relief.

  • AlwaysInPain82

    454d

    Kratom for pain.

    • Mik16

      132d

      I have been looking into this, how do you use it? How has it helped? Where do you get it from a reputable source?

      • Nal

        6d

        u can either drink it or take in capsules or there’s tea whichhh I don’t recommend drinking it cus it is the most disgusting thing I’ve ever tasted so go with the capsules,, also I have found one rlly reliable website they have teas and capsules it’s called top tree herbs

  • Painsucks320

    454d

    Definitely Kratom Cbd 💕

  • Emma37

    453d

    Accupunture once a week for my chronic pain

  • Tired247

    453d

    CBD oils, Lavender, and RestEz for insomnia.

  • PharmTech93

    453d

    Weighted blanket.

  • PharmTech93

    453d

    Also my TENS Unit is a life saver.

  • Bluebird

    453d

    Medical marijuana and chiropractic care

  • Fibroteacher1107

    452d

    Marijuana nightly, massage therapy, epsom salt floats, meditation, cutting out stress from my life when I can.

  • Morticia

    450d

    CBD ointment roll-on, CBD oil vape, and regular weed (mostly indica, saliva winds me up) all help either decreasing the pain or I'm basically stoned 24/7 and I'm not thinking about the pain.

    • livvie361

      193d

      when I was living in Maine that's what I was doing. If I wasn't getting actually pain relief I was stoned and didn't care

  • fallonsly

    389d

    Omega 3 fish oil has made it so much easier for me to function mentally. I have mast cell and am going to get tested for being bipolar. I can actually think. It's great

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      how do u take it? Like is it a pill form? What mg? And what brand do u use? I overdosed nine months ago and my mental is horrible, anything that can help restore my brain to the way it was would be great

    • CreativC

      189d

      Thank you!!!

  • PugsSlugsSnails

    389d

    Weed

  • radiantreeves

    389d

    marijuana!

  • Cbab

    386d

    Ashwaghanda, red ginseng, vitamin b complex, vitamin d, tulsi, kava kava root, lions mane mushrooms, cordecepts mushrooms, reishi mushrooms, lavender, mugwort, jasmine. Essential oils and herbs in general. Also I swear by crystal healing. My crystals make me so happy!

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      what is crystal healing? How do u do it and where do u get the stuff to do it?

  • dannimarie

    385d

    kratom! Red strains being the best for pain and anxiety

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      what is kratom?? Where do u get it and how do u use it?

      • Nal

        6d

        it’s a dried herb u can drink it or take capsules I recommend capsules cus it tastes horrid, but I found a good website called top tree herbs

  • dannimarie

    385d

    💕

  • Theglamwitch

    385d

    Medical Marijuana/CBD has been really life changing for me! If only insurance covered it though cuz it is expensive

    • CreativC

      189d

      great idea!!! This is next level hopefully! What do we have to do to get insurance to cover it faster? Petition?

    • JoJo71

      180d

      first I have to get Kansas to legalize it! Still can't use it even medicinally. Sucks!

  • Puplover

    385d

    Omega 3 fish oil for certain adhd symptoms, peppermint essential oil for migraines, & coconut oil for oral & skin health

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      what brand coconut oil do u use? How do u use it? Does it help with wrinkles?

  • lillypod21

    384d

    I do Cinnamon for my diabetes and I use essential oils.

  • Morticia

    384d

    Weed

  • Sam8908

    383d

    O like the delta 8 hybrid pens for my mental health issues

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      what is a delta 8 hybrid pen??

    • CreativC

      189d

      that causes my meds to build up in my system & I become psychotic... No med interaction issues w weed tho 🤗

      • AngelVII

        184d

        weed isn't legal everywhere. The Delta 8 pens are more accessible and a safer option legally for many people. Additionally there just aren't any studies backing up your claim. A small number of THC pens were linked, years ago, to popcorn lung issues. That was caused by very specific ingredients that have since been banned. No such studies for the Delta 8 pens have been conducted to my knowledge. Im a mother and my husband has a government contract job. Being in possession of marijuana is too high risk for our family despite having a perscription for it where I lived before. But the Delta 8 pen I can purchase totally legally from the convenience store down the street and it provides very similar relief with none of the risk of legal ramifications. I agree with you that marijuana in its natural form has no known side effects and much higher efficacy, but its simply not an option for everyone. Please don't join the smear campaign against Delta 8 without really understanding it. Its the only alternative for some of us and has brought a significant deal of relief to my pain over the last couple years. I can continue functioning on my bad PCOS/adenomyosis flair up days because of the pain relief Delta 8 has given me.

      • Starlightie

        108d

        This is quite literally impossible. Delta 8 IS weed. Marijuana contains 10 levels of THC known as "deltas". The level you typically find in medical grade is Delta 9, which is what the marijuana laws restrict. Delta 8 THC is just low enough to be legal but high enough to feel almost indistinguishable from Delta 9 and up. The claim you're making that you get med interactions from Delta 8 isn't even arguably false, it is 100% false. Delta 8 is simply a different strength level of THC. It's definitely not for everyone, but don't spread misinformation just because you don't like how it makes you feel.

  • Mee123

    383d

    Me to!

  • TroubledMD

    382d

    Make yourself some catnip tea it sounds crazy but it has a relaxing effect similar to marijuana and in turn it alleviates some inflammation and so some pain also goes too it's not like knock your pain out and gone but if you don't have a medical card for marijuana and don't wanna break any laws that may or may not be present where you are from then it's an alternative hope it helps you out

  • Eastcoaster

    382d

    Cbd

  • PrettyHate

    382d

    I don't if it worked, it wouldn't be alt medicine, it would just be called medicine. Evidence based only for me. #Science

    • CreativC

      189d

      different things work for everyone, and some things considered by some to be in the alt medicine category are actually backed by multiple studies. :) like Sweet Mary Jane

    • AngelVII

      184d

      sometimes there just isnt enough motivation to do studies. Who does studies to determine the efficacy of different medicines? Largely, pharmaceutical companies. Now if Im a pharma company, what am I going to do if I discover that dandelion tea has promising anti inflammatory properties? Make a pill from it that I can sell and never tell people where I got that property in my pill from. Every pharmaceutical drug is made and derived from plants, minerals, animals, and other things found in the natural world. Alt medicine is about finding the plants/minerals/etc that pharmaceutical medications are derived from and using them in their unprocessed state. Its like eating whole foods instead of processed foods. The pill is more pure and therefore, often more effective because of its processing, but the natural stuff still has value, especially when you are unable to afford the pills, but you can go to a field down the street and pick a bunch of dandelions. I would NEVER advocate a person use alt medicine in place of medicine that is backed by peer review and well conducted scientific study. Ever. Science first. BUT As a person with pretty severe chronic pain, I can speak confidently that many "alt medicines" DO have value. Marijuana- good for pain, insomnia, nausea, appetite stimulation, stress, and a myriad of other stuff. Best jack of all trades medicine on Earth. This is the hill I die on. Hot epsom salt bath- good for its anti inflammatory and muscle relaxing properties. Ginger root- the number 1 prescribed anti nausea in recorded history. Also, I can't remember for sure, fact check me, but I *think* has anti inflammatory properties as well. People have been using ginger as medicine forever. Verified treatments from qualified medical professionals will always take priority for me too. But please don't completely dismiss the medicines found in their natural and unprocessed forms. Sometimes they're the only medicines people have access to because they can be found or grown in your own backyard. Pills are expensive.

  • fallonsly

    382d

    I wouldn't say it's alt med. But diet is very important. Look at what your disease does. Not symptoms but if it releases anything. Like my mast cell releases a lot of things in masses. I've noticed I feel a lot better after I introduced pineapple and dark chocolate because they have natural inhibitors. (I do take medication. A lot. But they only do so much.) Foods can also help your meds work better. But ask your doctor. I know many people can't eat things like grapefruit with their medication. So be careful.

  • Steph4545

    379d

    Despensary weed and cbd oil

  • Brandan

    379d

    100% sativa cannabis for ADD Primarily Inattentive.

  • Blb0116

    379d

    Chiropractor. Massage. Acupuncture. CBD. Essential oils diffused, baths, etc. Herbs in food and teas. Anti inflammatory diet. Detox baths (use Indian Clay it’s Calcium Bentonite Clay which draws out toxins. Get the brand Aztec Secret). Liposomal Glutathione. TRS spray!

  • Jih

    335d

    Cbd, Ashwaganda, nettle tea, skull cap tea, lions mane mushroom powder, mushroom supplements, ginkgo, Epsom soaks

  • Fibrofrog

    335d

    Acupuncture

  • CatMom815

    334d

    Marijuana helps so much.

  • Matilda

    334d

    doTERRA

  • Samsambinks

    334d

    Acupuncture! Weed and crystals

  • Basil

    334d

    Mushroom microdosing saved my life. The blend I take includes lions mane, chaga, reishi, ashgawanda, turkey tail, niacin, and a subperceptual amount of 💫 mushrooms 💫. Cannot recommend it enough. Mush love. 💕

    • livvie361

      193d

      chaga is so good for inflammation

      • StrugglinMama

        190d

        what is Chaga??

    • Situpdown

      181d

      what is it called?

  • Journey

    334d

    Chiro, essential oils, fascia rolling

  • bedbug

    334d

    medical marijuana it helps with a lot of my issues:)

  • Jitters

    334d

    Cannabis, lions mane, reshi, ashwaganda, dandelion root, echinacea, essential oils and massage.

  • glutenistseacow

    332d

    Valerian root tea for sleep, it knocks me right out. Electric heated neck wrap and peppermint massage oil for neck and shoulder pain, it also helps me relieve tension and fall asleep.

    • livvie361

      193d

      I used to use valerian capsules for sleep, as I got older it didn't work anymore even when I doubled the dose

  • lostinspace

    331d

    Ketamine

  • Painsucks320

    310d

    KRATOM definitely pain relieving

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      ur the second person I've seen comment kratom... What is it??

      • libby4pandas

        173d

        it's a legal plant that has opioid like properties. You can buy the capsules at most cornerstores and bars at least where I'm from you can.

      • ac3rSaXon

        173d

        just be aware of Kratom & it’s ability to become addicting. It attaches to the same receptors as opiates/opioids, & thus can be abused. This also means that the more you take, the more tolerance you build, you have to take more, & so forth. I have heard good things about what it can do for people— pain, addiction, etc. Just be sure to do your diligent research, as with anything :)

  • Samsambinks

    310d

    How do I drink the apple cider vinegar and what kind of throat problems

    • Denotchka

      184d

      Look online for a free recipe book.

  • Hale

    310d

    cbd for anxiety and epilepsy

  • Remkle

    309d

    Reflexology

  • Arm21190

    309d

    Cannabis for sure.

  • Mommabear86

    308d

    My oils

  • Junemarie

    308d

    Lions mane mushroom tincture. And cannabis

  • Noni

    308d

    CBD Oil 2400 dropper full a day and sometimes more if I’m really hurting. I wish I lived in a state where it was legal.

  • PugsSlugsSnails

    305d

    Thc

  • LHGivens

    305d

    Acupuncture 👍

  • Wildcat

    291d

    My neurologist said to use medical marijuana. You need to have a doctor to ok it. Find a dispensary and they have different thing for different problems.

  • Doglover25006

    291d

    Acupuncture and methyl folate

  • Ado

    272d

    I spend most of my day being just high enough to function but not enough to sleep (also I don't drive due to seizures) weed gives me to artificial energy to get done what needs to get done then I can crash and the weed ebs the pain

  • Penpalz

    272d

    Whatever works 😁👍

  • Penpalz

    272d

    Whatever works 😁👍

  • feellicks

    272d

    microdosing weed. cbd balm. massage therapy. light therapy

  • jdubz

    272d

    medical marijuana, massage, chiropractic care

  • Lilac777

    272d

    Cbd, not just like edibles but like using soaps and lotions with it. As long as your cbd has no thc you don’t get ‘high’ and you should pass drug tests. If it’s legal for you to use go for it! I personally like edibles (it’s just safer than smoking and you still get the benefits). I don’t agree with daily use (even tho let’s be honest sometimes we feel like we need that 😅) cbd has helped me with pain, depression, anxiety, and more. I didn’t realize how many muscles I tense up until cbd helped me loosen them.

  • greykillets

    272d

    Shrooms

    • Starlightie

      108d

      been trying to figure out how to get my hands on them

  • Underlighet

    272d

    idk if vitamins and supplements count but here’s a few: Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Fiber, Ginger tea, Rasberry tea, Lemongrass tea, and Chamomile tea

  • Underlighet

    272d

    also heated abdominal massager

  • Noni

    272d

    Eating healthy! Staying away from sugar and inflammatory foods.

  • Janet27

    271d

    How much L-Theonine

  • Fatimeh

    271d

    ❤️

  • l_laurenthomas

    271d

    marijuana tbh

  • brownbear

    271d

    CBD CBD CBD !!!!!

  • Chel

    270d

    Yoga, meditation, heat, marijuana

  • Ari22

    270d

    Naps, hydration, and cutting ppl off

  • ToeKnee

    270d

    Acupressure AKA shiatsu massage. Shiatsu self-defense as well

  • jammor

    268d

    Marijuana and delta8 vape cartridge.

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      ur the second person that has said something about delta 8 vape ... What is it?

  • vlynz

    268d

    asmr is really helpful for my mind to relax or to fall asleep! not necessarily meds though haha

  • Ari22

    268d

    1) Hydration 2) Sleep 3) Dancing 4) Adequate poops

  • Janet27

    268d

    It’s impossible for to sleep when im in pain

  • Sigil

    268d

    Marijuana. CBD. Delta-8. Accupressure Mat. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Janet27

    268d

    I can’t do mariguana not do I want to

  • LittleBear

    268d

    Weed

  • Janet27

    268d

    Same. My job is completely against it

  • Vahyra

    268d

    For anxiety and mood balance- Ashwagandha. Probiotics for several things. Gut health can affect so much in physical and mental health.

  • Vahyra

    268d

    I should add mediation, or other forms of awareness and mindfulness.

  • Kairi

    268d

    Marijuana 💕💚

  • RJ86

    268d

    Liquid vitamin D & B12

  • jolyne

    268d

    chiropractics, massage therapy, a diet full of veggies & fruits, cbd lotion & oils, vitamins & supplements, cold/hot packs, yoga, LOTS OF WATER... i could go on forever!!!!

  • SciaticSorrow

    263d

    Alcohol

  • KateTheGreat

    263d

    Acupuncture for most everything. Apple cider vinegar for my acid reflux . Medical marijuana for insomnia and general ennui.

  • Nettie98

    263d

    Medical Mary Jane 💜

  • MissMatched

    260d

    L-methylfolate!!! For mental health. TMS which is not a medication but a treatment to reduce traditional western meds

  • feellicks

    259d

    Epsom salt for abscesses, neti pots, and weed. I do also listen to binaural beats and do acupressure but those work sometimes. Epsom salt and neti pots take some time to get the technique down right but they work wonders if done properly

  • Unknown

    259d

    Aheh, weed

  • anxiousdude95

    259d

    Kratom for pain, weed for PTSD and depression. Oh, and what's interesting about Kratom is it helps ADHD... That's how I knew I had it before I got diagnosed.

    • StrugglinMama

      190d

      what is kratom? Where do I get it? How do I use it and how much?

      • JinMar

        176d

        it depends on if it's legal in your state. I get mine from a local vender but they do have stores online to

  • fiction.finatic

    249d

    Each morning, I drink 1 Arbonne Fizz Stick which contains 40 mg natural plant caffeine. It takes away my morning headache, grogginess, and fatigue. I've been doing this for 2 years and it works everytime. I recommend buying them on eBay because they are expensive

  • mitrite

    249d

    tea and sleep

  • Somi

    236d

    Pot gummies Supplements in prescribed high doses to treat different DX.

  • Aurora137

    236d

    Medical Marijuana

  • Sifu

    234d

    Chinese medicine qigong tai chi

  • Victorious

    232d

    Thc

  • pinedam31

    210d

    Plexus supplements

  • Lizherrera_22

    201d

    CBD oil

  • Natdacat

    198d

    Weed and sometimes psychedelic mushrooms. Painkillers definitely help but they are bad for you and doctors don't like to give them out.

  • Aliens_And_Glitter

    193d

    Daily vitamins, magnesium supplements, and American ginseng supplements.

  • Mamabigbear

    193d

    Medical Marijuana has definitely been a godsend for me. I used to not believe in the benefits of it. Grew up in a cop family. My husband uses to help his after effects from his stroke. My pain has lessened and my flare ups only are bad when there is a combination of tiredness, stress, and food issues. I don't think I could go without it. I use gummies instead of smoking.

  • LonelyInKC

    193d

    Devil’s Cabbage

  • BestieBet

    193d

    Acupuncture, neuro feedback & HBOT

  • kem

    193d

    Is the acupuncture good for Fibromyalgia?

  • Xavier_c

    193d

    weed mostly tbh

  • aries02

    192d

    literally any skin issue i will try coconut oil or tea tree oil first

  • IndigoBro

    192d

    Weighted blanket. The purring of a cat. The process of making a cup of tea, whatever is your favorite kind. Massage. Movement therapy I had a professor once say: If your pain is mental, address your physical health. If your pain is physical, address your mental health. I like it because knowing the two are connected, sometimes it’s easier to control the one that isn’t causing us so much pain.

  • Btasha21

    192d

    Cbd is the only thing that doesn’t mess with my body/ give me side effects while also helping my anxiety

  • Rebe

    192d

    I do magnesium. It helps to calm the muscles.

  • shadowmyth

    192d

    Meditation, marijuana, micro dosing

  • Hannanicole

    192d

    CBD pills for pain Magnesium lotion for muscles cramps and sleep Chiropractor care 1000% changed my life Apple cider vin for GERD

  • squidish

    191d

    MJ !!!

  • AlyWare

    191d

    Yoga, marijuana, pool therapy, and ice/ hot compresses, and topical pain reliever as well as over the counter and prescriptions that supposedly help with relief. But , I don’t get much relief from anything so I continue to try to manage all the symptoms.

  • goobieboobie

    191d

    Medical marijuana

  • poodlelover28

    190d

    Marijuana! It helps my chronic pain, my anxiety, my depression, and it helps me sleep!

  • pumpkinspice

    190d

    CBD, ASMR, Massages

  • StrugglinMama

    190d

    I need to find something... I am miserable day n and day out... I'm so tired of being sick

  • JAY789

    190d

    I had my doctor tell me that he thought I would be a good candidate to try cbd but I don’t know where to go to get approved for it. I live in lehighton Pennsylvania with my parents and my animals. I would really appreciate it if someone could please let me know.

    • lilmomma782

      181d

      there are lots of CBD stores and u don't need anything just go in there or there's a website you can get medical marijuana card.

  • dollipop

    190d

    Hirudotherapy for chronic inflammation

    • lilmomma782

      181d

      hydrotherapy?

  • KatsKickingIt

    189d

    Gummies at night and CBD lotion during day.

  • Harvey78

    189d

    Matcha green tea

  • Cvprisun

    189d

    weed. duh!

  • Wetmokakisses

    189d

    Medical Marijuana 💜💜💜

  • Nicolie

    189d

    Weighted blanket has helped quite a bit with my anxiety.

  • mydragonmoon

    188d

    Cannabis and Massage

  • Lethean

    188d

    Sound therapy

  • Bethyko

    188d

    Homeopathic

  • MiloSunshine

    188d

    L-Theanine, music, ESA

  • jaybeejb

    188d

    Kratom helps with chronic pain. Phenibut works for muscle spasms.

  • jaybeejb

    188d

    you don't need a prescription for CBD. You can buy online.

  • PurpleMage

    184d

    For me the Alpha Stim has been a game changer

  • Keelee

    184d

    my whole family agrees 😂

  • coffeeblack

    184d

    Weeeeeeed

  • iSleptAllDay

    184d

    I don't know if this would be considered alternative, but adding high omega 3 fish oil to my diet has helped my mental clarity immensely!

  • Lilly1

    184d

    Not exactly medicine, but ASMR. It helps me with falling asleep and calming my racing/intrusive thoughts.

  • X1badmamaX

    184d

    medical marijuana

  • ctmloml

    183d

    i definitely recommend weed/THC for PTSD symptoms 😶 it helps me process the thoughts and emotions whenever they pop up, and sometimes they pop up for no reason besides my own overactive brain

  • Wolfy96

    182d

    I wanna try medical Marijuana but everyone is saying no

    • Nal

      6d

      try it it helps a lot of people it’s not for everyone but it don’t hurt to try

  • ch4r1i3333

    182d

    nicotine

  • MaeBea

    182d

    Sooo many icepacks. Neck pain? Ice pack. Heat troubling PoTs? Ice pack. Got a migraine? I have one shaped like a hat! I swear an icepack on my pillow has helped me sleep better than whatever drowsiness my medication is causing by the end of the day.

  • lilmomma782

    181d

    Cbd

  • purplepancakes

    181d

    Medical marijuana

  • Woodstock419

    181d

    Pcilobyn mushrooms have saved my life

    • Starlightie

      108d

      How do you get it?

  • Tiyanna

    181d

    CBD is great

  • Derrick707

    181d

    Ashwagandha!

  • MaeMae888

    181d

    Medical marijuana

  • Lucas.exe

    180d

    Cats

  • IntentionallyBlank

    180d

    …crystals…

  • Soskae

    180d

    Therapy animals. If you feel better you’re more likely to get better. Having something to force me to be active and live a healthy life mentally and physically gives me a purpose and I do it because I care for them more than myself.

  • Celine

    180d

    Medical Marijuana and Magic Mushrooms OCCASIONALLY. ✌️💚

    • Nal

      6d

      I wanna micro dose soo bad, I’ve done acid never shrooms tho but like I don’t even kno where to get shrooms, I meann I do know lol but I don’t trust it especially with fytnal running around, I wanna get it from like straight from the source, but I don’t live around cows

  • Physics_PhD

    180d

    Alternative medicine isn't medicine elsewise it would be called medicine.

    • Nal

      6d

      well it is medicine in a way more natural, being alternative cus it’s not from big company’s that’s processed and has additives

  • linnynae

    180d

    Maca root for low libido

  • Monkeyfuzz

    180d

    Medical Marijuana

  • mustardseedfaith7

    180d

    ❤️marijuana

  • Nrd

    179d

    CBD for anxiety

  • lawrah

    178d

    Kratom

  • AzabethSiege

    178d

    MetanX, it's a natural blend to help with nerve pain

  • NonbinarySlytherin

    178d

    Not medicine exactly but the Mediterranean diet has done wonders for me.

  • kaandropemoff

    177d

    THC 🙏

  • LunarQ

    177d

    Medical marijuana

  • pvnkg1rl75

    177d

    Delta 8

  • Lornamae

    176d

    ✋TeDivina tea...blessedhearts.vidadivina.com

  • Lornamae

    176d

    Along with natural pain med...Ouch

  • JinMar

    176d

    Kratom❤️❤️❤️

  • PandaWuver

    176d

    Gabapentin for OCD and anxiety

  • Elay

    176d

    Marijuana 100%!!

  • Amanda19

    176d

    I sometimes take CBD gummies for pain

  • chronicchemist

    176d

    Medical Marijuana was the only thing that helped alleviate endo pain before surgery

  • LadyTauriel

    175d

    Cannabis

  • Max.Elliotte

    175d

    Medical marijuana. It has has literally helped me so much with anxiety and depression

  • Lew_Bear

    173d

    Medical marijuana and (careful) exercise

  • jmr2191

    173d

    None. Alternative 'medicine' is not medicine.

  • Hortense

    173d

    Honestly, cannabis. 🤗

  • JessDeBo

    173d

    I had a great experience with acupuncture.

  • Mimzy

    173d

    I really liked St John's Wort for depression but I can't take it with my meds as it reacts with many ssris and mood stabilizers. But definitely a good one to check out if you aren't on meds that it will interact with.

  • depressedunicorn

    173d

    Mercier therapy! It started my period!!!!

  • Keikochan

    173d

    Mary J🙌

  • LadyTauriel

    172d

    Medical marijuana, hands down.

  • Insane_Llama

    168d

    Sounds wierd, but lettuce water. Boil lettuce for about 5 minutes, strain it, and drink. Not an enjoyable tase but an amazing sleep

  • AsianSunshine

    168d

    St John's Wort, Ginseng, Chamomile, Passion Flower

    • Willow15

      144d

      be careful with st John's wart! It interacts with a lot of medicines

  • AsianSunshine

    168d

    Tapping for stress in body, acupressure points

  • Artemis1995

    168d

    Herbal teas

  • nightqueen

    167d

    I just got my medical Marijuana card. Haven't used it yet though. I have anxiety and trouble sleeping, any suggestions on a type for this?

  • TyeDarkSoul

    167d

    Sleep

  • bull

    167d

    Heck yea it works it helps with sleep but smoking the herb is better than pills I used to take meds till I was 16 and I'm almost thirty now

  • SkylerRose

    167d

    Meditation and music. Sorry, even though weed helps many people, I've seen the bad side of smoking it for mental health.

  • Bi_Bi_Birdy

    167d

    I’m not sure of this counts as alternative medicine, but like, if you are able to get a full nights sleep every night (like 8+ hours) that can have an outrageously positive impact on your health.

  • Nam99

    165d

    Boric acid for yeast infections

  • Wondercell

    164d

    This fruity powder that I take had put it in my glass of water and it's called sulferzyme and it helps reduce inflammation. I can tell you more about it if anyone is interested it's been a life-changer for me.

  • KabdiSystem

    164d

    Kefir for stomach issues. Your microbiome can help you out so much when you're ill

  • LexyBeepBoop

    164d

    Ashwaganda

  • Reallyhopeful

    164d

    B12 for leg cramps! I take B12 three times a day now. It prevents all the leg cramps that I've had since I was a teen!

  • 3x3

    163d

    Kratom for my joint pain management - small doses keep my head clear but the pain manageable to go on with my day

  • Weiss

    163d

    Allergic to medical marijuana so not a good alternative for everyone.

  • maic

    160d

    Aerial yoga changed my life... I'm not saying I can stop taking insulin now but idgaf how hippie Dippie it sounds - it allows my energy to flow so much better and I'm SO tuned in to myself mentally and physically, it's beautiful and magic 🪄

  • sho

    159d

    Enzymes

    • Willow15

      144d

      "enzyme" doesn't make sense. There are millions of enzymes. Some even in spit

  • luteallady

    158d

    DIM plus for metabolizing estrogen.. helpful for pms/pmdd.

  • luteallady

    158d

    Magnesium supplements for migraines

    • Dustmann

      133d

      I take magnesium for palinopsia. A weird non-psychotic hallucination. It really helps. Puts you in a better mood, too. Magnesium rocks!

  • Highly_kade

    158d

    I take a number of vitamins and they help my depression greatly, as well as cannabis and melatonin. All of those are great for depression and anxiety.

  • Nick.Birch

    156d

    weed

  • JinMar

    154d

    I use kratom on a regular basis.

  • BPDummy

    154d

    Pot

  • katc

    154d

    Turmeric

  • Kreestale

    154d

    Weed

  • pizza2

    154d

    Valerian Root mixed with my sleeping med is amazeballs.

  • android8fern

    154d

    might seem silly but daydreaming works wonders for me, helps pull me out of depressive episodes

  • Sleak67

    153d

    Thc, Rick Simpson oil, ketamine and micro shrooms as soon as legal here. Alternative medicine is the ONLY way I get functional quality of life. Only thing that calms my tremors ect until I find out if candidate for deep brain surgery

  • Willow15

    144d

    Exercise. Release endorphins

  • FTW

    143d

    I consider hiking therapy. Doesn't matter what mood i am in when I start, on the way out I always feel good.

  • Emrys.the.warrior

    143d

    Chiropractics 🥰 really helped with my back, pectus excavatum, and upper rib pain. I have Eds so my joints and muscular skeletal system goes out of place sometimes

  • Emrys.the.warrior

    143d

    Also weed. Weed is great for pain, depression, and anxiety. I’d take weed over pills almost any day

  • Catlady121427

    136d

    I find for me cannabis works for my pain, depression, & anxiety....for me it even lowered my cholesterol...I did nothing but smoke marijuana...I didn't change my diet or nothing....I wasn't smoking it for that reason, I have a few other problems that it help

  • Iwantkoreanhotdogs

    136d

    Monq! It’s a blend of just essential oils and is a personal diffuser that has blends for all types of things

  • yogachailove

    133d

    There is so many I swear by that I don't even know where to start tbh. ✋🙌 1st cbd. It's helps assist me with my spiraling thoughts! It honestly took me a whole week to even get the courage to try it and am I glad I did.❤️✋ I fell in love with how much it helped. 2nd is my dogs. I have 4 and they help me get out and talk to people I normally wouldn't. I definitely recommend it for people that don't know how to start up a conversation lol💕💕 3rd is yoga and meditation. Even just meditating for a few breathes a day helps tremendously. People think you need to do 10 mins or an hr when really all you need to do is a few breathes. Let me know if this helps

    • Dustmann

      133d

      I've been thinking of starting a yoga practice. I learned meditation, chakras, and yogic philosophy from yoga books. It's about time I got my butt on the yoga mat. I have a strong interest in Jnana yoga and Bhakti yoga, but any exercise would be a good start.

  • Dustmann

    133d

    Meditation and Tai Chi. Meditation keeps my a1c and blood pressure low. Tai chi helps with executive function and all my negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Both are good for overall health.

  • MSowleyes

    133d

    L-methyl folate and Epsom salt baths, arnica gel, acupuncture, tens unit for pain, yoga stretches

  • DreamDitz

    133d

    CBD, whether it have THC or not, CBD fixes a ton of things at way cheaper of a cost than most pharmacy drugs.

  • Liz93

    133d

    🍄🍄🍄

  • SYPHERSHADE

    132d

    Sex as long as your having it your body beleave your trying to make offspring. Helps your body stay young. I'm 40 look 10 years younger than all pears

  • trow99

    132d

    Cannabis and aroma therapy

  • gurspaceport

    118d

    Aroma therapy

  • Keisha

    118d

    binural beats. if you’re spiritual and haven’t tried them yet, i highly recommended 🤗

  • Poconoqueen

    108d

    CBD flower.

  • Kandy

    108d

    Marijuana for anxiety I swear on my left kidney everytime I do it I forget what I was anxious about and feel 1000 times better. It also helps me sleep

  • RaeRae22

    108d

    Marijuana is great for a lot of things less of an impact on kidneys and such. Also willow bark tea for pain (basically aspirin so if you can't take aspirin don't consume willow bark) mint oil for tooth pain sooo amazing for wisdom teeth.

  • Muffinman3141

    108d

    Alcohol for anxiety and sleep

    • Starlightie

      108d

      maybe don't do that 😬

  • CaptainHolmes

    108d

    Massage for pain and tension, peppermint tea and magnesium for headaches, turmeric for inflammation, sleepytime tea for relaxation. Golden milk is a yummy way to take turmeric. You warm milk or cocunut milk and add turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and honey.

  • gatsbybird

    107d

    aromatherapy. not that it would work for physical ailments or anything but when I’m having a panic attack, smelling comforting things like lavender, bergamot, and cardamom calm me down. maybe it’s the deep breaths or maybe it’s some ancient magic but i know for sure that it chills me out

  • gatsbybird

    107d

    ALSO mullein tea for stomach issues. i have IBS and when i used to drink mullein tea every night it chilled my stomach out better than anything else

  • roz0113

    11d

    Exercise and outside air, weirdly enough

  • Heather21

    11d

    Essential oils

  • Freddi

    11d

    Here’s a list of things I utilize for different things! For Digestion issues: Antiacid tablets, the generic OTC kind. Chamomile, Lavender and Earl Grey Tea. Chicken Broth as well (Also works for decongestant, I rest my face over the bowl while eating and it works like a charm), Culturelle / Probiotics For Vitamin Intake: Complete Equate Multivitamins As for alternative medicines, I have considered CBT usage as it is legal for consumption in my state, but do advise to ask your therapists first—Some recommend it, some don’t. Mine didn’t due to my addiction history. My roommate does Hypnotherapy, and they say it works really well to calm the body. I do Chiropractic stuff for my Bilateral back pain (lower), but I one of these days am going to do Cupping or Acupuncture as well.

    • Freddi

      11d

      Other things I was able to remember that I also utilize… Holistic Bowl therapy (I do not remember the exact term) & Crystal routines. I am practicing, so I utilize Tarot and other holistic (Including aromatherapy) to encourage self-care and healing. Having a structured religious routine helps me out too.

  • IceGoddess

    10d

    Does weed count 😂

  • imaginativewriter

    10d

    CBD Marijuana

  • Lilmuffinboy

    10d

    Elderberry supplement for immune support

  • xxARYN420xx

    7d

    Good Ol Mary Jane

  • MissWilwarin

    6d

    Animals. Being around animals always makes me feel better.

    • lazydaisy

      5d

      yes ❤️ dogs are a gift to us in particular

  • sageblanl

    6d

    Air bud movies

  • neekotine

    6d

    ouid

  • lazydaisy

    5d

    5-HTP supplement did wonders for me before i was prescribed medicine for depression. Highly recommend it for people even just having a severely intense depressive episode. Ashwaganda supplements also helped me sleep a lot (i can’t take melatonin)

  • Something_Strange

    5d

    Having conversations with the voices in my head... It's nice to speak to like-minded people...

  • Denotchka

    5d

    Milk thistle, pro and prebiotic, pure turmeric, vegetable based nutriceuticals.

  • Heidi_M

    5d

    I use medical marijuana for my chronic pain. It is the only thing that I have ever found to deactivate the nerve signals that caused my pain. Narcotics do not work on my nerve pain, and they are very addictive.

  • JXARabbit

    5d

    ❤️

  • Pulvi

    5d

    A nice hot bath

  • chloerae

    3d

    Butterbur for migraines and Vitamin B2! Also, essential oils can be used for SO many different things! There are combinations for most illnesses that can help (but make sure you rub it behind your ear lobes and the bottom of your feet, in addition to whatever area you are having issues with)

  • doodle0118

    3d

    Reiki

  • coffeecupcai

    3d

    I've found that CBD oil is great for anxiety/stress and mild pain ♡

  • fahterjay

    3d

    Psilocybin

  • indie9367

    3d

    Heat pads for my back with the sciatica and nerve pain! I honestly laughed at the doctor when she suggested them but they really helped x

  • WhiteFlamingo

    3d

    I swear by regular exercise, fresh air, and unplugged time. No, they're not cures, but they are the difference between me feeling capable of action and feeling like nothing is worth the struggle. The exercise doesn't have to be an hour of lifting weights at the gym. I do ten minutes of the same yoga routine every morning in my living room. Anything that you enjoy or tolerate and gets the blood flowing. This also helps with my tics.

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