Alternative medicine practices are used instead of standard medical treatments. Alternative medicine is distinct from complementary medicine which is meant to accompany, not to replace, standard medical practices. Alternative medical practices are generally not recognized by the medical community as standard or conventional medical approaches. Alternative medicine consists of dietary supplements, herbal preparations, special teas, massage therapy and many more.
You’ve probably heard conflicting reports about cancer prevention. Sometimes the specific cancer-prevention tip recommended in one study or news report is recommended against in another. In many cases, what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving. However, it’s well accepted that your choices of developing cancer are affected by the lifestyle choices you make.