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Can herbal remedies treat pain?

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We don't know if herbs can treat pain. If you decide to use herbal remedies to better manage your pain, tell your doctor. Some herbs may interact with medicine you are receiving for pain or other conditions and may harm your health.

SOURCES: American Pain Foundation. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Arthritis Today. Miller, K. . Feb. 1, 2011. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Rheum Dis Clin North Am

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

SOURCES: American Pain Foundation. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Arthritis Today. Miller, K. . Feb. 1, 2011. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Rheum Dis Clin North Am

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 25, 2019

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