The use of complementary or alternative medicines with conventional medicine has seen a significant increase in the last 40 years. Here, we take a closer look at its progression. The following infographic is a guide to complementary medicine and therapies. What is more, this infographic shows the differences between complementary and conventional medicine. For instance, while the complementary medicine usually combines a variety of ideologies and treatments, the conventional medicine can be only explained in scientific terms.

The infographic also provides information about the history and evolution of the complementary medicine. Moreover, you should know that evidence of proven treatments and therapies is scarce. However, there are therapies such as acupuncture and massage that are undoubtedly beneficial to the majority of the patients.



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