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YOGA, an Alternative Medicine.Complementary and alternative medicine is a term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. These practices help to cope with the side effects of the diseases, initiate comforts and ease worries of sicknesses on the patient, and above all, try to treat or cure their illness. This complementary, as the name implies, are used along with standard medical treatment while alternatives are other practices used instead of standard medical treatments, therefore you can say that CAM involves the use of practices alongside standard medical treatment to cure and manage an ailment. Ernest et Al. (1995) says that, CAM is a diagnosis, treatment and prevention which complements medicines.There are five categories of CAM which includes:Whole medical system.Biofield therapyManipulative and body based practices.Biologically based practices.Mind-body therapy.

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