Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Topic: Are You Considering Complementary Medicine?


Are
You Considering Complementary Medicine?

Millions of Americans use some form of
complementary medicine. Like any decision concerning your health, decisions
about whether to use complementary therapies are important. The National Center
for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has developed this fact
sheet to assist you in your decision making about complementary practices and
products.
Key Points
• Take charge of your health by being an
informed consumer. Find out and consider what scientific studies have been done
on the safety and effectiveness of the complementary product or practice that interests
you. Discuss the information with your health care provider before making a
decision.