Alternative Medicine

It seems alternative medicine is sweeping the country but alternative medical treatments have been around for centuries. Our extensive alternative medicine library covers acne to alcoholism and insomnia to lupus.

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Alternative Medicines for Infertility

Alternative medicines for infertility include traditional Chinese and mind/body medicines. Learn to treat infertility with alternative medicine.


Reiki: Hype or help?

Many healthcare professionals and others are beginning to incorporate Reiki in their treatment of illnesses ranging from asthma to cancer to depression. Learn how you might benefit from Reiki.

Using Melatonin to Treat Insomnia

Melatonin can be used to treat insomnia. Learn about melatonin studies and how to use melatonin to treat insomnia

What is regression therapy?

Whether you were the Dalai Lama or a great Roman orator in a past life, practitioners of regression therapy aim to get to the bottom of it. Could they help patients overcome phobias, anxiety and depression in the process?

Do alternative medical practices really work?

When aspiring doctors head off to school, they can expect to take a lot of science classes to prepare them for the practice of evidence-based medicine. Alternative medicine refers to practices that fall outside that realm. Are magnet therapy and herbal remedies quackery or worth a try?

Amazing Alternative Medicine Pictures

Alternative medicine has changed people's lives. Yoga, hypnosis and acupuncture are just a few of the wildly popular alternative medicines available. View pictures of people practicing a few of these amazing alternative medicine treatments here.

The Best Detox Method: You

The body has been given many mechanisms to cleanse itself and is constantly eliminating waste. Learn how the best detox method is your own body.

Flax Seed: What You Need to Know

When it comes to health, good things often come in small packages. The flax seed is no exception.

Hydrogen Peroxide Therapy

Chances are it happened to you as a child -- you fell off your bike and got scraped up. If you used hydrogen peroxide for those cuts and scrapes, you might remember the tingling, bubbling and fizzing. But what was it really doing?

Evening Primrose Oil

Centuries ago, Native Americans and pilgrims ate evening primrose flowers to relieve hemorrhoids, stomachaches, sore throats and bruising. But will a primrose today keep the doctor away? Read on to find out.

Cod Liver Oil

Cod liver oil offers many potential health benefits, including relief from pain, arthritis and possibly even Alzheimer's. But it shouldn't be taken without first consulting your physician and becoming aware of its side effects.