CAM [also called complementary and alternative medicine]

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Forms of treatment that are used in addition to, or instead of, standard treatments. Their purpose is to strengthen your whole mind and body to maximize your health, energy, and well-being. These practices are not considered "standard" medical approaches. They include dietary supplements, vitamins, herbal preparations, special teas, massage therapy, acupuncture, spiritual healing, visualization, and meditation.

For more information, see's Complementary & Holistic Medicine section.


Audio contributed by: Peggy Fleming

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