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The naturopathic treatment of alcoholism is discussed within the framework of a holistic approach. Recent advances in epigenetics are suggested to give support to the approaches of naturopathic medicine. Diet,supplements, vitamins and alternative approaches to recovery are described. Support groups are also discussed as valuable aids to the physician in the treatment of the alcoholic patient. Other conditions often found in the alcoholic patient,such as depression, anxiety, diabetes, liver disorders and kidney disorders are considered and specific diets and supplements are suggested. Energy medicine options such as mind-body medicine,homeopathy, acupuncture and Reiki are reviewed. Finally, various botanical medicines that have been found to be useful in the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions are listed.