However, given the litany of adverse side effects inherent to conventional pharmacotherapy, using these natural agents alongside other holistic strategies represents a viable alternative to maintain or even induce remission in some cases. More research is needed to elucidate optimal dosing regimens, delivery mechanisms, and efficacy alongside other complementary approaches. But, it is undeniable that herbs have multiple advantages over the toxic xenobiotic cocktails of the biomedical paradigm. In addition to eliciting side benefits rather than the side effects observed with synthetic medications, botanical agents have the benefit of synergistic phytochemical constituents, a proven track record spanning thousands of years of history of use, and quintessentially, biocompatibility with human physiology.
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Ali Le Vere holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Biology and Psychology, minors in Health Promotion and in Bioethics, Humanities, and Society, and is a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine candidate. Having contended with chronic illness, her mission is to educate the public about the transformative potential of therapeutic nutrition and to disseminate information on evidence-based, empirically rooted holistic healing modalities. Read more at @empoweredautoimmune on Instagram and at www.EmpoweredAutoimmune.com: Science-based natural remedies for autoimmune disease, dysautonomia, Lyme disease, and other chronic, inflammatory illnesses.
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