Academic GP Marie Pirotta says some alternative therapies are worthy of consideration
Yes The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is hugely popular — each year, over half of the Australian population uses some form of CAM, at a total cost of $A1.8 billion.1 Importantly, most of this use of CAM is not a substitute for conventional therapy. Indeed, CAM is often used together with conventional therapies to treat particular conditions.
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