What Does "Alternative Health Remedies" Mean?

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What Does "Alternative Health Remedies" Mean?

Alternative medicine is a catch-all for many different
areas of therapies.

Naturopathy also covers just about all of the healing arts
outside of western medicines today.

Homeopathy is therapy using small doses of plants and
other substances that can be used medicinally.

Nutritional therapies include low-fat diet, elimination diets, and vegetarianism.

Herbal Medicine is the use of plants as replacements for, and in addition to, pharmaceutical drugs.

Aromatherapy is just that, using the essential oils in plants to enhance relaxation.

Traditional Chinese Medicine involves herbal treatments, acupuncture, and nutrition.

Relaxation therapies include meditation, biofeedback, and hypnotherapy.

Supplementation means using vitamins and minerals, and other compounds to enhance health.

Manipulative therapies are massage, chiropractic, and many other types of manipulation to affect the body.

"Alternative Health Remedies" encompasses all of these areas!



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