OTC Remedies
Symptoms Herbal/Alternative Therapy
Causes References

By: Harley Hunner, Kerry McNierney, and Anthony Apodaca


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Last updated July 20, 2004
For more information contact Dr. Mary O'Connell at moconnel@nmsu.edu