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How are complementary health therapies different from western medicine?

Many complementary methods encourage self-care and prevention rather than focusing solely on treatment, as conventional western medicine often does. Some of us choose complementary practices because they offer more possibilities for participation in our own healing. Ideally, holistic health care takes into account the whole woman and includes our relationships with our families and communities.

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