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Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis Conventional Treatments – Alternative or Complementary Treatments

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to alternative and or complementary treatments to treat their diseases. Complementary and Alternative treatments are often interchangeable terms although initially alternative treatments was meant to be used instead of conventional treatments, it is now often used together with conventional treatments to treat illnesses, given the name Complementary Treatments .

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What are Complementary and Alternative Treatments?

In the recent years, the terms “Alternative Treatments” and “Complementary Treatments” have gained much popularity. Nearly 40 percent of the american population report using alternative and/or complementary treatment methods. In most cases, though, people are confused as to what they really mean and how it is connected to conventional treatments. These terms are often used interchangeably and are very similar but they are different.

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Prostate Cancer Treatment – Alternative Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Just mention the word “prostate” and men all over the country wince. That’s because they know doctors recommend that men in their 50s undergo regular prostate cancer screening. Despite the uncomfortable nature of the exam, it’s crucial as prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death among American men. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are many options available including alternative treatments. Continue reading

What is Alternative Medicine and Alternative Treatments?

Traditional medicine is based on scientific evidence and involves a doctor, hospitals and prescriptions. However, if a patient seeks unconventional treatments – whether proven safe or effective – it is considered alternative treatments or complementary alternative medicine (CAM). Continue reading