Alternative and Complementary Therapies

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NOTE: You can see a full list of fact sheet topics on Fact Sheet 1000.

 


700. Alternative and Complementary Therapies
A discussion of the use of alternative and complementary therapies by people with HIV, and a discussion of the challenges in researching these approaches.
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

702. Ayurvedic Medicine
A discussion of the use of Ayurvedic medicine for people with HIV.
[Reviewed November 30, 2014]

703. Chinese Acupuncture
A discussion of the use of Chinese acupuncture for people with HIV.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

704. Chinese Herbalism
A discussion of Chinese herbalism and how it is used by people with HIV.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

708. Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing
A description of Native American traditional healing related to HIV.
[Reviewed April 21, 2014]

722. Cats Claw (Uña de Gato)
A discussion of the herb cats claw in relation to HIV infection.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

724. DHEA
A discussion of the use of the hormone DHEA in relation to HIV infection.
[Reviewed June 4, 2014]

725. DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)
A description of the use of the chemical DNCB (dinitrochlorobenzene) by people with HIV.
[Reviewed June 4, 2014]

726. Echinacea
A discussion of the use of the herb echinacea by people with HIV.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

727. Essiac
A discussion of the use of the herbal tea Essiac by people with HIV.
[Revised July 23, 2014]

729. St. Johns Wort (Hypericin)
A discussion of the use of the herb St. Johns Wort (hypericin) by people with HIV.
[Reviewed September 30, 2014]

731. Marijuana
A description of the use of marijuana by people with HIV to reduce secondary effects and increase appetite
[Revised June 10, 2016]

735. Silymarin (Milk Thistle)
A discussion of the use of the herb milk thistle (silymarin) by people with HIV.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]


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