How do you figure out which natural therapy to try first?
We asked members of Natural Health's advisory board--acupuncturist/herbalist Harriet Beinfield, L.Ac.; physician Elson M. Haas, M.D.; acupuncturist/herbalist Efrem Korngold, L.Ac., O.M.D.; physician Christiane Northrup, M.D.; and homeopath Dana Ullman, M.P.H.--to recommend the most promising therapies for 15 common types of pain. Here are their answers. Of course, most ailments can be treated more than one way, and what works for one person may not work for another.
(*) These therapies are often useful as adjuncts to a primary treatment.