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Complementary and Alternative Health

More than 70% of Canadians regularly use complementary and alternative health care therapies such as vitamins and minerals, herbal products, homeopathic medicines and other natural health products to stay healthy and improve their quality of life.

There are hundreds of complementary and alternative therapies.  Here's a short list:

  • Aboriginal healing
  • Chiropractic
  • Naturopathy
  • Reiki
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Yoga


The Public Health Agency of Canada wants you to know about resources available on complementary and alternative health care.

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Reports and Publications

Natural Health Products Regulations

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