Complementary and alternative medicines are treatments and medicines that range from acupuncture and homeopathy to aromatherapy, meditation and yoga. There is a wide range of popular treatments that fall into this category, some of which are based on principles and evidence that are not recognized by scientists. Some treatments have been proven to work for certain health conditions – such as osteopathy, chiropractic and acupuncture effectively treating persistent low back pain.

We have listed a few articles on the subject of Alternative medicines to help with some understanding.

Will digestive enzymes help IBS?
Digestive enzymes and IBS

A look at digestive enzymes for IBS, a way of introducing proteins to the body to encourage better gut health. Included is detail on what the studies say.
IBS Information

How to improve circulation.
Improving Circulation

Circulation is the process by which the heart pumps a person’s blood around their body. How can someone improve their circulation?
Cardiovascular / Cardiology

Yoga poses for thyroid conditions.
Yoga for thyroid condition

Can yoga be beneficial for people with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism? We look at the evidence and list the best yoga poses for thyroid health.
Sports Medicine / Fitness

In this article, learn about teas for relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including ginger, turmeric, peppermint, and chamomile.
Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine

The nutrient mix that could boost women’s energy levels
Boosting women’s energy

Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?
Nutrition / Diet

Is senna tea safe to drink?
Senna Tea

A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects.
Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine

Coconut oil: Healthful or unhealthful?
Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is shrouded in controversy. While health organizations advise a limited intake, it is seen by many as a superfood. What is the latest?
Nutrition / Diet

Do any weight loss pills really work?
Weight Loss Pills

In this article, we take a look at nine types of pills and supplements that are proposed to help support weight loss, examining the evidence for each one.
Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness

What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods

Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body.
Nutrition / Diet

Does green tea help weight loss?
Green Tea and Weight Loss

Green tea has been associated with a range of health benefits, including weight loss, due to its rich nutritional and antioxidant make-up. Does it work?
Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness

Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?
Apple Cider Vinegar and Weight Loss

In this article, we look at the evidence behind the claims that apple cider vinegar could help with weight loss. We also examine the other possible health issues.
Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine

Can apple cider vinegar cure a headache?
Apple Cider Vinegar and Headaches

Headaches are a common complaint for many people. There are many natural remedies available, including apple cider vinegar. Does it work?
Headache / Migraine