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    What is alternative medicine?

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    سكر بنات

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    تاريخ التسجيل : 05/11/2011

    What is alternative medicine?

    مُساهمة  سكر بنات في الجمعة نوفمبر 25, 2011 5:00 am

    What is alternative medicine?

    Alternative medicine practices are used instead of standard medical treatments. Alternative medicine is distinct from complementary medicine which is meant to accompany, not to replace, standard medical practices. Alternative medical practices are generally not recognized by the medical community as standard or conventional medical approaches.


    Alternative medicine includes dietary supplements, megadose vitamins, herbal preparations, special teas, massage therapy



    What are complementary and alternative medicine therapies?



    1. Alternative Medical Systems

    Alternative medical systems are built upon complete systems of theory and practice. Often, these systems have evolved apart from and earlier than the conventional medical approach used in the United States. Examples of alternative medical systems that have developed in Western cultures include homeopathic medicine and naturopathic medicine. Examples of systems that have developed in non-Western cultures include traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.



    2. Biologically Based Therapies

    Biologically based therapies in CAM use substances found in nature, such as herbs, foods, and vitamins. Some examples include dietary supplements,3 herbal products

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