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Complementary and alternative medicines report

Alternative medicines

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to a wide range of therapies and practices that aren't considered to be part of mainstream medicine. Complementary medicine includes compounds that are taken by mouth (orally) or applied to the skin, for example glucosamine, fish oil and homeopathy.

We've produced a report on different types of complementary therapies that are specifically used for the conditions below. You can download the full Complementary and alternative medicines report (PDF 1.41 MB).


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