What is Alternative Therapies?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines


The terms "alternative" or "complementary" are used to refer to non-traditional methods of diagnosing, preventing, or treating illness.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 4 0
Abdominal cramps 1 0
Anxious mood 1 0
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 0
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Why patients stopped taking Alternative Therapies

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Alternative Therapies


Stopped using Alternative Therapies

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Alternative Therapies.