Skip to Content

Complementary Medicine

Learn about complementary medicine

Many people use complementary medicinealong 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.

Current as of: October 9, 2017

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Learn how we develop our content.

© 1995-2018 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.

Symptom Checker

Feeling under the weather?

Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.

Symptom Checker

Decision Points

Our interactive Decision Points guide you through making key health decisions by combining medical information with your personal information.

You'll find Decision Points to help you answer questions about:

Interactive Tools

Get started learning more about your health!

Our Interactive Tools can help you make smart decisions for a healthier life. You'll find personal calculators and tools for health and fitness, lifestyle checkups, and pregnancy.

Health Library

  • Complementary Medicine