Boots WebMD Partners in Health
Return To Boots

Alternative medicine directory

There is an increasing interest in treating health problems via alternative medicine, complementary therapies or homeopathy. Many of these treatments can be used in conjunction with conventional therapies. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about alternative medicine and complementary therapies, what the studies show, which therapies are covered on the NHS and much more.

Medical reference

News archive

Thumbnail: Magnet therapy for migraine approved

Magnet therapy for some migraines, called transcranial magnetic stimulation or TMS, has been approved for NHS funding in England.

Read full article

Features

Thumbnail: The benefits of vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin. We can’t store it in the body, which means we need it from our diet every day. What are the health benefits if vitamin C?

Read full article

Slideshows & images

Stay informed

Sign up for BootsWebMD's free newsletters.
Sign Up Now!

Popular slideshows & tools on BootsWebMD

woman_holding_head_in_pain
How to help headache pain
man in mirror
How smoking affects your looks & life
boost your metabolism
Foods to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol
man holding sore neck
Could you have a hormone imbalance?
woman looking at pregnancy test
Is your body ready for pregnancy?
woman holding mouth
Common mouth problems
couple makigh salad
Nutrition for over 50s
bucket with cleaning supplies in it
Cleaning and organising tips
adult man contemplating
When illness makes it hard to eat
Allergies
Allergy myths and facts
egg in cup
Surprising things that can harm your liver