Nourishing the whole person – body, mind and spirit – and stimulating the body’s natural healing response, is our mission at KU Integrative Medicine. With these current trends, the changing needs and perceptions by a more informed public, and the increasing scientific validation of holistic approaches, I see the holistic paradigm coming of age-the new frontier of health care and human awareness. We look forward to helping you shape a healthier future – with the best and broadest range of holistic medicine in Michigan. There is, however, a growing literature showing that, in many cases, more conservative management-especially holistic oriented approaches-work as well, with a tremendous added safety factor. This usually means that they define holistic medicine as usually homeopathy, adherence to the single right way to feed your pet (note my inability to remove tongue from cheek) and strict avoidance of vaccines and drugs.
Although most western doctors deny that nutrition has any bearing on the dis-ease, I discovered that cheese was always a factor in my flare-ups, so now I refuse to eat it. Thankfully, I have been in remission for 4 plus years, but my last flare-up lasted 9 months on western meds with no end in sight.
Serious heath problems such as breast cancer are being treated more frequently by holistic medicine. The Holistic Medicine community have seen a major increase in the use of Natural Herbal Supplements from official pharma companies. Current medical society thinking believes that depression is due to a deficiency of the neurotransmitter Serotonin. A more holistic and longer treatment, checking not only your area of complaint but examining for hidden causes of your pain.
There have also been the large commercial drug companies that have developed and marketed drugs which are less safe and less effective than the more natural alternatives, such as botanical, nutritional, or other holistic approaches used by holistic health care providers.
Ayurveda, like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is an ancient system of healing which has helped people for centuries. Holistic therapy for the treatment of arthritis can provide you with some relief from the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Some holistic nurses specialize in one or more modalities, such as energetic healing or bodywork, and maintain separate certifications to practice these modalities in their individual states. Having said all this, it’s important to note that certain unnatural doctors and natural holistic practitioners have personal beliefs systems, philosophies, and religions. She also is always attending scientific courses/seminars and becoming knowledgeable in anti-aging practices that are on the cutting edge of medicine and then utilizes what she learns to benefit her patients. One of the main advantages of holistic therapies is that they have few side effects when used correctly.