Alternative medicine describes practices used in place of conventional medical treatments.
Complementary medicine describes alternative medicine used in conjunction with conventional medicine.
The term complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an umbrella term for both branches.
Alternative medicine includes practices that incorporate spiritual, metaphysical, or religious underpinnings; non-European medical traditions, or newly developed approaches to healing.
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Editor's Note: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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