New guidelines for treating insomnia recommend a type of psychotherapy called cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia before considering medication.
Growing evidence shows that traditional Chinese exercise, such as tai chi and qigong, may benefit heart disease patients, both physically and mentally.
A neti pot can provide relief from nasal congestion by clearing out clogged sinuses. Here’s how to use one safely.
Medicare and some private health insurers may offer partial coverage for certain alternative and complementary treatments. Here’s what you need to know.
More than 3 million Americans a year seek out acupuncture as a treatment for what ails them. But does it really work?
A “detox” diet is supposed to cleanse your body and give it a radical reboot. But is this trend all it claims to be?
The risk of injury from chiropractic treatment is generally low, but should be avoided in people with certain medical conditions.
Once considered a fringe medical treatment for back pain, the practice of spinal manipulation for low back problems is being adopted by more medical doctors.
Some people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can be successfully treated with exposure to bright light for up to an hour each day.
Whole-body cryotherapy, which involves exposing your body to vapors that range from –200° F to –300° F, is making the rounds as an alternative treatment for pain. Here’s what to know.