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Alternative and Complementary Medicine Quiz
Many people swear by alternative and complementary therapies. Find out more about these treatments by taking this quiz.
1. Alternative medicine and complementary medicine mean the same thing.
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These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they mean different things. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), alternative medicine refers to medical therapies used in place of conventional medicine (allopathic). Complementary medicine refers to medical therapies used along with conventional medicine.