Non-drug treatments

Non-drug treatments are an option for many conditions. Some are applied externally, others – such as surgery – are invasive.

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    Mouth sores can have various causes – and are treated accordingly: For example, if the cause is a fungal infection, then antimycotics (antifungal dru...

  • Harvesting blood stem cells for transplantation

    Blood stem cells used to be taken mainly from bone marrow, where they develop. Nowadays it is also possible to filter stem cells directly out of the ...

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    What is voice therapy?

    The aim of voice therapy is to get rid of or improve problems with the creation of vocal sounds (phonation) in the voice box. After completing therap...

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    Giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

    If you feel confident that you can do it, for instance following a first aid course, you should combine chest compressions with mouth-to-mouth resusc...

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    How do you use an automated external defibrillator (AED)?

    Defibrillators are devices that give a controlled electric shock and can be used to resuscitate someone whose heart has stopped suddenly. Many places...

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    A guide to psychotherapy in Germany: Where can I find help?

    Many people don’t know who to turn to if they have mental health problems or illnesses. We have put together some information to help you find your w...