Alternative medicine

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Although alternative medicine hasn't been well studied as a treatment for people with eating disorders, some alternative treatments can help reduce anxiety. And, such treatments may help people with eating disorders by increasing a sense of well-being and promoting relaxation. Alternative treatments that have been shown to reduce anxiety include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
Jan. 05, 2012