How do we practice alternative medicine? What is alternative medicine exactly and isn’t the real question—what is the best way to practice medicine? There must be a right way and a wrong way to practice medicine.
Dr. David Brownstein finished conventional medical school and became board-certified family physician, but most of what he learned he had to leave behind for what he actually found to be working for his patients — holistic medicine.
He has been practicing holistic medicine for about 20 years, but it has been 10 years this spring since his last re-certification by the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP). After some debating, he begrudgingly went to take the test and found it to be a huge waste of time.
Jessica R. Dreistadt, 10/26/2015
Like most things in life, particularly those with a scientific dimension, we have developed a complex classification system to define various forms of mental illness.
Sufferers of chronic fatigue often find themselves both frustrated and helpless. Many of them have tried explaining their condition to their doctors, but they are either not taken seriously or not given much useful advice on the cause(s) or effective treatment(s) of this ailment.
The future of pain management in humans could eventually center less around what people take for their aches and pains and more around what they shine at them. Experimental new research at Stanford University's Bio-X laboratory has found that unconventional light therapy can be used to mitigate chronic pain without the need for pharmaceutical drugs, an amazing breakthrough that has the potential to completely change the way modern medicine deals with pain.
Holistic practitioners understand that healing from diseases can occur when hidden causes are identified and treated. Top hidden causes of illness include heavy metals, hidden dental infections, food sensitivities and infectious agents such as parasites.
The herbalist had 23 wives and raised more than 200 children According to the official records, herbalist Li Ching-Yuen was born in China in 1677 (although he himself claimed that he was born in 1736). Throughout his long life, he constantly practiced herbalism and martial arts. In 1930, the New York Times newspaper printed an article in which they published official Chinese government documents that were uncovered. These documents, dating back to 1827, contained official congratulations on Li Ching-Yuen's 150th birthday. Later documents, dating back to 1877, contained official congratulations on his 200th birthday.
Feel a cold coming on? You could nip it in the bud with conventional medicine, or you could consider a homeopathic or holistic approach — but what's the difference?
How in the world did the U.S. change from having the best scientists in the world who were discovering vitamins, minerals, vaccines and cures for disease