Choosing the Right Complementary Therapy for You - dummies

Choosing the Right Complementary Therapy for You

By Jacqueline Young

Part of Complementary Medicine For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Wondering which complementary therapy is the one for you? Here’s a handy guide to the sorts of therapies that are particularly appropriate for certain conditions:

  • Painful joints, or sports injury: Consider one of the manipulation or massage therapies or acupuncture.

  • Tired, menstrual or menopausal problems, problems with memory or concentration: Nutritional therapy.

  • Sluggish, bowel or urinary problems, skin problems: Naturopathy or herbal medicine.

  • Respiratory problems, migraines, or headaches: Homeopathy, herbal remedies, Traditional Chinese Medicine.

  • Stressed out, anxious, irritable, not sleeping well: Relaxation, breathing, and healing therapies, and aromatherapy.

  • Digestive problems, blood sugar imbalance, Type II diabetes, gall bladder problems: Ayurveda, Japanese, or Tibetan medicine or nutritional therapy.