Types of Alternative Medicine

The preferred types of alternative medicine vary from person to person.

When it comes to stress, anxiety, panic, phobias, depression and the many physical illnesses in and around the world today, many people would prefer to use one or more of the types of alternative medicine available to them before using conventional medicine.

Many people use conventional medicine as a last resort when alternative medicine has not shown to be effective in producing the results they had wanted or expected.

When it comes to the types of alternative medicine used for stress, anxiety and other related issues, it is important to note that not all of them are effective for everyone. Some people may use one type and find it effective, while someone else may use more than one type. There is no specific rule to using alternative medicine. It is always about what is most comfortable to the individual. When people take responsibility for themselves and choose to do what is best for them, they are more likely to have a positive response.

Four Basic Categories of Alternative Medicine

There are four basic categories for all types of alternative medicine. They are Mind Body Techniques, Alternative Medical Systems/Practices, Physical Therapies and Natural Therapies.

Each one of these categories has it's own unique benefits. These benefits of alternative medicine are what make these types of alternative medicine a much sought after approach to health and wellness today.

Although the history of alternative medicine has proven to be around a very long time, these types of alternative medicine are more popular than ever.

To learn more about how each of these are effective for stress, anxiety and other related disorders, click on the links provided below.

Alternative Medical Practices

Mind Body Techniques

Physical Therapies

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Reflexology

Natural Therapies

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