CAM use high among menopausal women

Three quarters of Australian women use self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), vitamins or yoga in addition to conventional medicine to treat their symptoms of menopause, according to a large study.

And 40% have consulted a CAM practitioner.   

Massage therapists were the most commonly consulted, with one in four women reporting they had visited one to treat symptoms, followed by chiropractors (19%), naturopaths (9%) and  acupuncturists (6%), according