Do you have recurring ailments that do not seem to improve with treatments provided by traditional western medicine? If you said yes, then you re not alone. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, 36 percent of U.S. adults have used at least one alternative or complementary treatment for an illness or chronic condition. Dangerous side effects from prescription drugs, experience with a misdiagnosis or botched surgery, or dealing with dismissive doctors are just some of the reasons many people decide to pursue alternative treatments. The use of alternative medicine is not just merely the latest trend, however. These methods have been used for centuries to successfully treat people all around the world. There are so many alternative therapies to choose from, though–how do you know which method might be right for you? This DVD is an outstanding introduction to the most popular alternative and complementary medicine therapies offered in the U.S. today. The program features seven licensed professionals who share their expertise in their respective fields of nutrition, hynotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, reiki, reflexology, and colonic irrigation. Each expert provides a detailed yet easy to understand overview of their field that includes a brief history, benefits, what to expect in a typical session, how to find a practiioner in your area and much more! It features an easy to navigate menu that is organized into chapters just like a book so you can skip around to the sections that interest you most. Bullet point outlines appear on the screen to reinforce important points as each expert speaks, and a convenient table of contents booklet is also included. It s also a great value with such extensive coverage on so many topics, it s like getting 7 separate DVDs for the price of one!