Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Update Ongoing (2019)

 The Hope & Cope Wellness Centre
Provides many kinds of wonderful support for cancer patients including relaxation and imagery training, and help with fitness and nutrition.
 Canadian Cancer Society
Explains what integrative, complementary and alternative therapies are, and provides important information about finding and evaluating information and making safe decisions.
 Health Canada 
Learn how to make safe use of natural health products.
 Natural Medicines (full database, including information on herbs, supplements, meditation, tai chi, chi gong etc, JGH on-site only)

The medical research is graded for each topic, making it easy to see which therapies have been proven to work for different conditions.
 The Alternative and Integrative Medical Society (AIMS)
Provides quality information on integrative medicine. Follow the Resources Link to read about the various complementary therapies and to find news and research articles.

 The Natural Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
A-Z list of topics for you to browse and also provides information about the research they are conducting and sponsoring on various therapies.


Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.


Updated October 10 2017

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