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Cholesterol, Asthma, Depression, and More! Drugs and Their Herbal Alternatives

Course Level:
intermediate
Originally Aired: 
Fri, 03/23/2012

Course Type: Video
Units: 1 CEU/PDA
Accepted by: CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (Safety), FL (General), IL, TX (Herbology), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, NZASA, NZRA
Run Time: 1 hr
Access Time: 4 months of unlimited access

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The practice of medicine is now at crossroads: there are countless patients taking prescription drugs who wish to be treated with a more natural approach. In this class, Dr. John Chen will discuss Western medications for cholesterol, asthma, and depression, their actions, side effects and herbal alternatives. You will learn how to co-manage patients using herbs as an alternative to commonly prescribed drugs. You will also be given proper protocols for the time frames and herbal dosages leading to the safe reduction of pharmaceutical usage.

Upon completion of this course, practitioners will:

  • Describe the indications, mechanism of actions, pharmacokinetics and side effects of drugs and herbs for cholesterol, asthma, and depression.
  • Recognize and differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of herb and drug therapy for cholesterol, asthma, and depression.
  • Recognize herbs with functions similar to drugs according to their functions and clinical research for cholesterol, asthma, and depression.
  • Know situations when herbs can be used as an alternative to drugs for similar or better therapeutic effects, or with fewer side effects for cholesterol, asthma, and depression.

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Cholesterol, Asthma, Depression, and More! Drugs and Their Herbal Alternatives
Units : 
1 CEUs/PDAs
CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (S​afety​), FL (General), IL, TX (Herbology), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CAAA, CTCMA, NZASA, NZRA
1 Safety unit for NCCAOM
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