complementary medicine

Glucosamine and chondroitin in arthritis treatment

What are glucosamine and chondroitin? Glucosamine and chondroitin both occur naturally in the body and appear to be involved in

Can omega-3 reduce risk of pre-term birth?

Here at the Health Reader, we’re often sceptical of the benefits of supplements marketed as a cure-all for any number

CAMs not a menopausal symptom remedy

Most women reach menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 years. It’s marked by the slowing of the production

Going hiking? Tread carefully

A hiking trip can be a great opportunity to get away from it all, but tread carefully. Whether on a

Colds, flu and complementary medicines

As irritating and unwelcome as cold and flu symptoms may be, they are mostly benign. However these illnesses can last


What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing that was developed as part of the traditional medicine of

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