Complementary Health Approaches

Frequently Asked Questions

4. What are some types of complementary health approaches?

Most complementary health approaches fall into one of two categories: natural products or mind and body practices. Natural products are often sold as dietary supplements. They include herbs, vitamins, and a variety of other products, such as probiotics and fish oil. Mind and body practices are a varied group of techniques performed by a practitioner or taught by an instructor. They include acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, relaxation techniques, spinal manipulation, tai chi and qi gong, and yoga.