Complementary Medicine

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Learn about complementary medicine

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Many people use complementary medicine along with traditional medical care. Complementary medicine therapies, like herbal remedies or yoga, focus on your overall health and may help you feel better. But it's important to discuss any treatments with your doctor and to make sure that these treatments don't replace traditional medical care. Explore our topics to see if these treatments are right for you.

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