September 23, 2014 admin 5 comments

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My name is MORGAN LEVY, MD and this is a blog-site about integrating alternative and mainstream medicine through the new neuroscience of the placebo effect.¬†There is intense disagreement between those who prefer traditional medicine and those that think alternative approaches can cure everything. Let’s discuss how non-pharmacologic approaches such as acupuncture, homeopathic remedies, psychotherapy, hypnosis, yoga, meditation and the doctor-patient relationship can alter brain chemicals to produce compensatory responses that can improve pain, nausea and psychiatric symptoms. I think primary care physicians could use this knowledge to incorporate some alternative therapies¬†into their clinical practice. What do you think?

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Dr. Levy does speaking engagements to both professional and non-professional groups on a sliding scale. Read his bio and contact him at: Morgan L. Levy, MD

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