Alternative medicines claim to improve people’s health without relying on, or using, invasive procedures or medication. Health experts and scientists are divided as to whether or not alternative therapies are effective; this has been echoed by patients, with some praising alternative medicine and others claiming it had little or no effect.
Alternative health is increasingly popular, with many therapies becoming something of a trend, following celebrity endorsements and pieces praising their efficacy in the media. Alternative therapies are often used in conjunction with traditional medicine by many patients but they also provide a solution for people who don’t want to take medication or undergo invasive surgery.
The articles below will explore some of the most common and popular forms of alternative medicine: