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Title: Asthma and complementary therapies
Summary: A complementary therapy is any healing practice that is not considered to be part of conventional (mainstream) medicine. Complementary therapies, however, may be used alongside conventional care. This guide outlines the use of complementary therapies for those living with asthma.
Title: Complementary therapies
Summary: General information on the use of complementary therapies for arthritis; including acupunture and herbal medicines. It also includes a summary of current research evidence regarding these therapies and tips for their safe use.
Title: Fish oils for arthritis
Summary: General information about the use of fish oil supplements as a treatment for arthritis. It includes information about who may benefit from taking fish oils, how much to take and where to find more information.
Title: Glucosamine and chondroitin
Summary: This sheet provides general information about glucosamine and chondroitin for people with arthritis, including information about the effectiveness of these supplements, current research and the possible risks.
Title: Health and treatments - HIV
Summary: This leaflet provides information to people with HIV/AIDs about monitoring their health, treatments available and use of complementary therapies.
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