Integrative or complementary medicine combines the best of standard medical treatment with holistic approaches, including dietary changes, supplements, acupuncture, and a focus on how one’s mood and outlook impact physical well-being. What was weird to me however was after I became a Christian, was seeing while I had some serious misgivings regarding the holistic health world how so many just seemed to keep embracing all of it. One area I see a lot of Christians thinking is scientific too is HOMEOPATHY.
Yet, I know that drinking a cup of hot peppermint tea really does ease an upset stomach, and hot black coffee really does help with an asthma attack coming on. And that bit of knowledge has less side effects than albuterol inhalers or an OTC stomach medicine.
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