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Complementary Medicine

Learn about complementary medicine

Many people use complementary medicine along with traditional medical care. Complementary medicine therapies, like herbal remedies or yoga, focus on your overall health and may help you feel better. But it's important to discuss any treatments with your doctor and to make sure that these treatments don't replace traditional medical care. Explore our topics to see if these treatments are right for you.

Learn about complementary medicine with topics such as:

  • Yoga.
  • Massage Therapy.
  • Dietary Supplements (Herbal Medicines and Natural Products).
  • Naturopathic Medicine.
  • Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation.
Health Topics
  • Acupressure for Morning Sickness
  • Acupuncture
  • Arnica
  • Aromatherapy (Essential Oils Therapy)
  • Ayurveda
  • Beta-Sitosterol Plant Extract
  • Biofeedback
  • Bodywork
  • Calming Your Mind With Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Cancer: Home Treatment for Pain
  • Capsaicin
  • Capsaicin for Osteoarthritis
  • Chamomile
  • Chelation Therapy
  • Chiropractic
  • Chromium
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Complementary Medicine for Arthritis
  • Dietary Supplements (Herbal Medicines and Natural Products)
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Enlarged Prostate: Herbal Therapy
  • Feverfew for Migraines
  • Ginger for Morning Sickness
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin
  • Guided Imagery
  • Healing Through Humor
  • Healing Touch
  • High-Protein Foods for Wound Healing
  • Homeopathy
  • Humor Therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Hypnosis
  • Immunotherapy for Cancer
  • Kava
  • Light Therapy
  • Magnetic Field Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Massage Therapy During Pregnancy
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Meditation
  • Melatonin
  • Milk Thistle
  • Mind-Body Wellness
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Alternative Treatments
  • Music Therapy
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Paraffin Wax for Arthritis
  • Postural Management for Breech Position
  • Prayer
  • Probiotics
  • Reiki
  • Rye Grass Pollen Extract
  • SAM-e
  • Saw Palmetto
  • Shoulder and Neck Massage
  • Sickle Cell Disease: Pain Management
  • Soy for Menopause Symptoms
  • St. John's Wort
  • Stress Management: Breathing Exercises
  • Stress Management: Doing Imagery Exercises
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong
  • Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia)
  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Types of Complementary Medicine
  • Unproven Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Valerian
  • Vitamins: Their Functions and Sources
  • Ways to Reduce Stress
  • Yoga
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  • Stress Management: Doing Breathing Exercises
  • Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery
  • Stress Management: Doing Meditation
  • Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax
  • Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body

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