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    Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on complementary and alternative medicine and related issues, including herbs and dietary supplements (black cohosh, chasteberry, coenzyme Q10, cranberry, echinacea, evening primrose oil, garlic, ginger, gingko biloba, glucosamine, green tea, hawthorn, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, peppermint oil, probiotics, soy, St. John’s wort, valerian, zinc), acupuncture, meditation, and yoga. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Mind-body Modalities
    Aug 01, 2020 Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Mar 01, 2020 Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 01, 2020 Music Therapy for Depression [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jul 15, 2019 Integrating Medical Acupuncture into Family Medicine Practice [Editorials]
    Jul 15, 2019 Acupuncture for Pain   PtEd
    May 15, 2019 Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Benefits of Exercise, Yoga, and Meditation   PtEd
    Aug 01, 2017 Effects of Yoga in Patients with Asthma [Cochrane for Clinicians]   Tool
    Jul 01, 2017 Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention [Cochrane for Clinicians]   Tool
    Sep 01, 2016 Complementary/Integrative Therapies That Work: A Review of the Evidence
    Aug 01, 2016 Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Oct 15, 2010 Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain: What Level of Evidence? [Letters to the Editor]
    Apr 15, 2010 Acupuncture for Migraine Headaches [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Jan 01, 2010 Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Migraine Prophylaxis [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Herbs and Dietary Supplements
    Apr 01, 2020 Probiotics to Augment Antifungal Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    May 01, 2018 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Mar 15, 2018 Probiotics for Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Aug 01, 2017 Which Probiotics Should I Take? A Practical Guide for Family Physicians [Editorials]
    Aug 01, 2017 Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Conditions: A Summary of the Evidence   PtEd   Tool
    Jul 01, 2011 Probiotics for Persistent Diarrhea in Children [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Apr 01, 2011 AAP Reports on Use of Probiotics and Prebiotics in Children [Practice Guidelines]
    Feb 15, 2010 Health Effects of Hawthorn   PtEd
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Jul 15, 2019 Acupuncture for Pain Relief [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Aug 01, 2017 What Are Probiotics? [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd

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