Does Use of Natural Product Supplements, Yoga, and Spinal Manipulation Make People Feel Better?
Perceived Wellness-Related Outcomes From Use of Complementary Approaches
Over two-thirds of users of all three approaches reported improved overall health and feeling better as a result of using the approach.
Yoga: Over 80% of users reported improved overall health and feeling better
Natural products: Over 65% of users reported improved overall health and feeling better
Spinal manipulation: Over 65% of users reported improved overall health and feeling better
Less than 25% of users of natural product supplements said they had reduced stress, better sleep, or felt better emotionally as a result of using natural product supplements.
Approximately 40% of users of spinal manipulation said they had reduced stress, better sleep, and/or an easier time coping with health problems after using the approach.
Citation: Stussman BJ, Black LI, Barnes PM, Clarke TC, Nahin RL. Wellness-related use of common complementary health approaches among adults: United States, 2012. National health statistics reports; no 85. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015. [402KB PDF]