Unconventional remedies used during pregnancy fall into two broad categories. In the first of this two-part overview, we cover nonpharmacologic approaches like acupuncture, massage, and aromatherapy. Part 2 will discuss herbs and nutritional supplements.
Will this new, less invasive alternative to hysterectomy and myomectomy become an accepted option for treating fibroids? If so, you'll need to know how to counsel patients on its pros and cons--and to meet the challenge of postprocedural complications like postembolization syndrome.