The following is the Holistic Health” chapter from the critically acclaimed book, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines, published by The Rosen Publishing Group in 1999 and presented here with permission. Look at two of today’s news stories: High blood pressure could worsen Alzheimer’s: study and Depression linked to brittle bones in women Blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease, and depression and osteoporosis. Anthroposophic medicine views health as a matter of balancing the mind, body, and spirit. Holistic medicine for the treatment of arthritis draws upon a wide range of therapies to help treat and possibly prevent arthritis. Holistic therapies go beyond the traditional remedies that only treat mainly the body.
It’s a cultural shift recognizing other ways of discovering truth about our health and disease-care, usually (at least initially) by people who were failed by conventional medicine. I Studied Electronical Engineering and specialized in bio-medical engineering, Practical Theology, Clinical Nutrition, Energy Medicine and Live Blood Analysis. Fiber from the seeds of the African mango tree is a traditional Holistic weight loss remedy that’s finding new popularity either alone or combined with other dietary supplements. I think people will benefit greatly from that emerging awareness and acceptance of the benefits of alternative medicine. Women fighting breast cancer may seek out holistic therapists to detoxify her body. I was born in Canada, but graduated with a Masters degree in Osteopathy from Australia.
Experts recommend applying Holistic techniques in the traditional allopathic medicine. An integrative medicine plan is created that suits each individual’s unique needs, offering specific recommendations for mind, body, spirit and emotion that optimize health.
The term is usually changed to holistic medicine, and additional factors are added. But for me it was truly well worth it. You also need to thoroughly research the products, so it is usually best to use the guidance of a holistic practitioner if you’re not willing to take the risks, particularly if you are on western meds, as well. That’s why-despite all the nice PR and lip-service-there’s been little insurance industry support for true preventive healthcare, nutrition and holistic medicine. Integrative medicine combines modern medicine with established approaches from around the world.
With the advent of modern medicine; antibiotics, immunizations, x-rays, there was less need for the practitioner to use unscientific and unproven means to heal. The mission of the AHMA is to support practitioners in their personal and professional development as healers, and to educate physicians about holistic medicine. This article looks at the benefits of diet, exercise, and therapy, and how you can use them alone, or with medication, to help treat depression. Cam Complementary and alternative medicine practice this naturopathic approach offers both clinical to see a brief slide show of the atlanta naturopathic expo. Optimal Health is the primary goal of the practice of holistic health and medicine.