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Chapter 26 - Alternative Therapies for the Management of Menopausal Symptoms

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 June 2020

Nicholas Panay
Affiliation:
Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, London
Paula Briggs
Affiliation:
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Gabor T. Kovacs
Affiliation:
Monash University, Victoria
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Summary

For the purpose of this chapter, we operationally define alternative therapies (ATs) as medical interventions which are not usually used in conventional medicine. Other terms frequently employed to describe this sector include complementary, holistic, folk, traditional, natural or integrative (integrated) therapies/medicine.

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Managing the Menopause , pp. 264 - 269
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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