Alternative medicine are more accepted now a days due to it's promising results unlike pharmaceutical medicine, alternative medicine don't give negative effect such as kidney and liver problems when it comes to long term use. As for my alternative medicine usage, I use medical marijuana. Different strain has a variety of uses and effect depending on your needs. Like this marijuana strain http://www.ilovegrowingmarijuana.com/blueberry. This strain has a very potent effect on chronic pains like back pain and joint pain and a lot more.