Topic 5 DQ 1 In the United States the use of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) that uses both traditional treatments with nontraditional is becoming popular and accepted (Lavretsky 2017). Non-traditional methods aim to incorporate natural remedies in nutrition either/combination of psychological and physical which both aims for mind and body practices such as massages acupuncture exercise meditation and yoga (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2021). Compared with modern medicine which is accustomed to western traditional methods like taking antibiotics non-traditional ways of using nutrition treatments include herbal medicine probiotics and special diets. One of the reasons why nurses should be culturally aware about patients practices and beliefs is so proper patient education applies incorporating patients preferences. Non-traditional ways are common with the minorities and immigrants in the US but nowadays integrative health is bringing tradition and non-traditional ways together to achieve better patient outcomes (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2021). Using the NIH website how would you describe CAM and the typical person who uses CAM? Using -300 words APA format with at least two references. Sources must be published within the last 5 years. There should be a mix between research and your reflections. Add critical thinking in the posts along with research. Apply the material in a substantial way.