1.  Alternative medicine is any form of healing that is not conventional medicine.  It can be useful to research alternative medicine since synthetic drugs can have so many horrible side effects.  While researching you will also begin to understand your body better and its own methods of healing.

2.  Homeopathic remedies are a type of natural medicine that are designed to work with your bodies natural defenses to fight off diseases.  They can be more useful then synthetic drugs because they cost less, fight diseases not just symptoms and have no side effects.

3.  A conventional doctor that will listen to your concerns and understand that it is your body to decide what to do with is important.

4.  Two alternative methods of healing include aromatheropy and essential oils.