complementary therapy

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complementary therapy

A therapy that is not part of current standard medical practice, which is used in addition to conventional treatments.

Complementary therapy

A therapy is called complementary when it is used in addition to conventional cancer treatments.
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People aged 35-54 make up nearly half of complementary therapy users
Mr Dixon referred Ben to the West End Complementary Therapy Project and Hexham-based homeopath Pat Haggie prescribed a range of treatments for him, including a dose of sulphur, a homeopathic skin remedy and calcium carbonate to ease his mood.
Often asked how she has crammed all of this into her short time here, and found time to launch Healing Hands, a complementary therapy business, she said: "I owe it all to the kids and Peter.
Seattle Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center's growth is supported by national data showing that most cancer patients seek some form of complementary therapy.
Marcella conquered her own habit with the help of reiki, a complementary therapy using the power of touch to heal.
Diachrome, which contains both chromium picolinate and biotin, is a safe, effective, and affordable complementary therapy that can improve glycemic control and blood lipid levels and, ultimately, reduces the risk of complications associated with type 2 diabetes.
According to a recent survey, more than 70 percent of breast cancer patients have used some form of complementary therapy, including dietary supplements, spiritual healing practices, herbal remedies, acupuncture or massage.
Woodlands Day Hospice, Fazakerley, will be able to offer complementary therapy treatments and stress management, while Liverpool Crossroads' will povide 70 care hours per week in the home of carers to give them a well-earned break.
Last month, I talked about herbal antibiotics, which are a complementary therapy to antibiotic drugs.
Written by people from a wide range of backgrounds - medical sociology, anthropology, psychoanalysis, medicine, complementary therapy, the law - this book is unique in taking into account the perspectives of the healers them selves.
Catherine Palter recalled being skeptical as she began her first session of a complementary therapy, known as Healing Touch, to try to ease the nausea, fatigue and feelings of fear and worry that accompanied her breast cancer treatment.
A TRANQUIL woodland scene has turned a sterile room at Teesside Hospice T into a peaceful haven for complementary therapy.

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