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Alternative Medicine: Alternative Medicine

What is Alternative Medicine? Well here is a guide to show and explain some of the basics of Alternative Medicine and how important it really is?

Books on Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine, What is It???

Alternative medicine, as defined by Wikipedia, is any healing practice "that does not fall within the realm of conventional medicine." It is based on historical or cultural traditions, rather than on scientific evidence.

 Types of alternative health practices are...

herbs and supplements

natural nutrition

hypnosis

homeopathy

naturopathy

yoga

tai chi

energy healing

chiropractic

acupuncture

massage

Medline Plus

 

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

(MedlinePlus 2/14/2012)

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