What are some of alternative medicine’s healing techniques?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Most Americans don't think twice about putting their health in the hands of orthodox medical doctors, or their faith in the latest medical technology and drugs. After all, countless lives are saved because of modern medicine.

But a growing revolution known as alternative medicine is gathering speed, forcing both doctors and the public to rethink the treatments that provide overall health and longevity. Nearly 40% of American adults have tried some form of alternative therapies. As a nation we currently spend an incredible $34 billion on herbs, massages, and yoga -- just a few of alternative medicine's most popular healing techniques.

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