Alternative Medicine

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
This site offers reliable information on comlementary and alternative therapies. Find out what the National Institutes of health are currently studying.

Ask Dr. Weil
Andrew Weil, M.D., has devoted the past thirty years to developing, practicing, and teaching others about the principles of integrative medicine. Dr. Weil combines a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine to provide a unique approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Herbal Medicine from MEDLINEplus
Herbal medicine products are dietary supplements that people take to improve their health. Many herbs have been used for a long time for claimed health benefits. They are sold as tablets, capsules, powders, teas, extracts and fresh or dried plants. However, some can cause health problems, some are not effective and some may interact with other drugs you are taking. Find out more on this website.

Alternative Medicine from MEDLINEplus
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care. Alternative medicine means treatments that you use instead of standard ones. Complementary medicine means nonstandard treatments that you use along with standard ones. Examples of CAM therapies are acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal medicines.The claims that CAM treatment providers make about their benefits can sound promising. However, researchers do not know how safe many CAM treatments are or how well they work. Start exploring at this website.

Mercola.com  
Health articles, optimal wellness products, medical news, and free natural newsletter from natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola.