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Acupuncture
Acupuncture is the practice of puncturing the skin with needles at certain anatomical points in the body to relieve specific symptoms associated with many diseases.

Art, Dance, and Music
Detailed information on art therapy, dance therapy, and music therapy as a form of alternative therapy

Ayurveda
Ayurveda is a system of medicine based on the idea that disease is caused by an imbalance or stress in a person's consciousness.

Bell's Palsy
Bell's palsy is an unexplained weakness or paralysis of the facial muscle that begins suddenly and worsens over three to five days. It can strike at any age, but it occurs most often in pregnant women, and in people who have diabetes, influenza, or another upper respiratory ailment.

Biofeedback
Detailed information on biofeedback as a form of alternative therapy

Body Movement
Tai chi and yoga are two forms of non-aerobic movement and controlled breathing that can be practiced to reduce stress and anxiety.

Chinese Medicine
Detailed information on traditional Chinese medicine as a form of alternative therapy

Electromagnetic Therapy
Detailed information on electromagnetic therapy, also called bioelectricity, magnetobiology, magnetic field therapy, and magnetic healing, as a form of alternative therapy

Glossary - Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Glossary of terms relating to complementary and alternative medicine for patients and consumers

Herbal Medicine
Detailed information on herbal medicine and warnings for use of herbal supplements, including Black cohosh, Echinacea, Evening primrose, Feverfew, Garlic, Gingko biloba, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Green tea, Hawthorn, Saw palmetto, and St. John's wort

Home Page - Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Detailed information on different forms of complementary and alternative therapy, including information on safety and risks

Homeopathy
Detailed information on homeopathy as a form of alternative therapy

Hypnosis
Hypnosis is an altered, relaxed state of mind, often used to help learn to control bad habits, pain, and stress.

Imagery
By creating images in the mind, a person can reduce pain and symptoms associated with his or her condition.

Massage
Detailed information on massage therapy as a form of alternative therapy

Naturopathy
Detailed information on naturopathy as a form of alternative therapy

Online Resources - Complementary and Alternative Medicine
List of online resources to find additional information on complementary and alternative medicine

Perimenopause
Perimenopause is the period of time before menstruation stops. This time is marked by changes in the menstrual cycle, along with other physical and emotional symptoms.

Topic Index - Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Detailed information on different forms of complementary and alternative therapy, including information on safety and risks

Types of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Detailed information on different forms of complementary and alternative therapy, including information on safety and risks


 

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