5 interesting facts about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Updated: Feb 8
FACT 1: There is a difference between Complementary and Alternative Medicines.
If a non-conventional approach of medicine is used together with conventional medicine, it is considered “complementary.”
If a non-conventional approach of medicine is used instead of conventional medicine, it is considered “alternative” (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 2021).
FACT 2: There are several approaches to Complementary Medicine.
Complementary approaches can be organised by the following:<