Complementary Health Approaches

Safety of Other Complementary Approaches

Try this 4 - question quiz to see how much you know about Complementary Health Approaches: Safety of Other Complementary Approaches.

1. Which of these components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has raised the most concerns about safety?




That's correct. B is the correct answer.

Concerns have been raised about the safety of the herbal products used in TCM. There have been reports of products being contaminated with drugs, toxins, or heavy metals, or not containing the listed ingredients. In contrast, tai chi is considered a safe practice, and acupuncture has a good safety record when performed correctly by a trained practitioner.