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TWIW 36: Alternatives for colic?

Episode 36
18, Nov, 2019
}5 Minutes

Show Notes

This Week In Wellness a study reviewing the available evidence supporting complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies to help babies with colic has suggested that probiotics, fennel extract and spinal manipulation, do appear to help.

The Systematic Reviews were published by researchers from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) at the University of Bristol and the University of Manchester. It stated that whilst the available evidence was ‘limited’ due to small sample sizes, possible biases, the inability to “blind” practitioners and data collection methods, that the “encouraging” results require further investigation through well-designed RCTs” (randomised control trials).

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191112113958.htm

https://systematicreviewsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13643-019-1191-5

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Brett Hill brings you This Week In Wellness, the health news highlights you need. Every week Brett scours the globe to find the most relevant and important health news highlight to bring to his tribe. In just 5 minutes he will get you up to date with the news and share his opinion of what this means for you.

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