Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine is becoming more popular. Discover the world of alternative, holistic or complementary medicine and learn about unique treatments.

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Does CBD Show Up on a Drug Test?

Trace amounts of THC may cause you to fail a drug test if you use CBD. Experts explain...


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Does CBD Get You High? Here’s What Experts Say

You might take CBD gummies or CBD oil to help with anxiety or sleep. Experts weigh in on...


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Here’s How Qigong Helped Me Heal After Trauma

Reeling from the physical and emotional effects of breast cancer treatment, a woman shares the gentle exercise solution that opened...


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Is CBG the Next CBD?

CBD oil is all the rage today, but experts predict that CBG may soon take its place. What is CBG...


CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?

CBD and THC both stem from the cannabis plant, but that is where their similarities end and their differences...


What Is Hemp? What Experts Need You to Know

Hemp has a buzz, but what is it that makes the plant so valuable? One clear reason is its CBD...


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6 Rooibos Tea Benefits That Could Make It Worth Trying

This tea has been around for centuries, but experts are now finding that there are some potential health benefits of...


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What Is Reiki? Here’s What It Can—and Can’t—Do for Your Health

Does Reiki work? Here's what experts have to say about the health benefits of Reiki, the energy healing practice, and...

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6 Compelling Benefits of Meditation, According to Science

Don’t dismiss this practice until you consider these medical reasons for giving meditation a chance


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I Tried CBD Cream for My Pain: Here’s How It Worked

After enduring an immense amount of pain following treatment and three surgeries for triple-negative breast cancer, a woman turned to...


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Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Get a Hug

These are the surprising health benefits of hugging, from being less stressed to a better sex life.


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50 Natural Remedies That Really Work

From acne to gout to rashes to gut health: Here are the all-natural remedies to many of the things that...


19 Secrets Massage Therapists Know About Your Body

In one hourlong session, your massage therapist can decode everything—from whether you need a new pillow to whether you drink...


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6 Surprising Benefits of Massage

Experts explain the reasons you can stop making excuses for why you deserve a rub down.


What You Need to Know Before Seeing an Acupuncturist

Are you curious about acupuncture? Here’s the inside scoop from experts on what to expect. Two hints: It doesn’t hurt...


9 Facts About Alternative Medicine Doctors Desperately Want You to Know

Before you try a supplement or untested treatment, read this eye-opening advice—some of it from docs who wholeheartedly endorse certain...

What Exactly Is Cryotherapy? I Tried It

Could freezing your body in subzero liquid nitrogen solve all your health problems? I put it to the test—here's what...


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What Is CBD Oil? Here’s What You Need to Know

The use of CBD oil is popular in alternative medicine for ailments like anxiety and arthritis. Experts weigh...


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7 Meditation Mistakes That Secretly Stress You Out

A meditation teacher shares the most common meditation mistakes people make, like falling asleep, that may actually stress you out...


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10 Ways to Sneak in Meditation into Your Everyday Life

Health experts down below share their tips and tricks on how to sneak meditation into your daily life without...


9 Things You Need to Know About Ayurvedic Medicine

Incorporating ayurvedic practices and medicine into your lifestyle may just be what the doctor ordered.

I Practiced Mother Teresa’s Meditations Every Day for Week—Here’s What Happened

I tried to embrace what Mother Teresa calls the simple path: "Silence is prayer. Prayer is faith. Faith is love....


12 Little Things That Can Happen to Your Body After Just 15 Minutes of Meditation

Growing evidence now suggests that as little as 15 minutes of meditation each day can have a host of positive...


10 Essential Things to Know About Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide

Before jumping into the world of essential oils, find out a bit more about them, learn proper safety measures, and...


How to Find the Best Essential Oil Diffuser for You

There are hundreds of essential oil diffusers you can choose from that cost anywhere from $10 to $100 or more....


This Is the Scary—and Toxic—Danger of Using Essential Oils on Your Skin

Before you use these ancient home remedies, you'll want to do your homework—or seriously regret it.


This School Replaced Detention with Meditation—and the Results Are Truly Mind-Blowing

Ever since this Baltimore school implemented a mindfulness program, it's been seeing incredible results.