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   Mar 06

Traditional Medicine

What is folk (alternative) medicine? Traditional medicine is a form of practice that is outside the scope of traditional and modern medicine. It covers a broad spectrum of treatment: philosophy, methods and approaches treatment. Most of these treatments are not widely available. Examples of traditional medicine are Naturopathy, Chirotherapy, Ayurveda, homeopathy and acupuncture. Traditional medicine (in particular, naturopathy) is based on the belief that the body can heal itself naturally.

People who are adherents of traditional medicine improve their health, prevent illness and treat disease through the use of organic, organic food, promoting healthy lifestyles, and use in the treatment of diseases of complementary medicine (Ayurveda, homeopathy and herbal medicine). People who use traditional medicine to assist in good health, try to find the underlying causes of the state, rather than focusing solely on treating symptoms. If folk medicine or therapy is used alone or in place of conventional medicine, it is called 'Alternative' medicine. If treatment is provided in addition to traditional medicine, it is called 'complementary medicine' – the two approaches complement each other. For example, many Chinese hospitals are widely use of acupuncture for pain relief during surgery instead of the anesthesia. This complementary medicine. An example may also serve as the use of sesame oil as a supplementary treatment for cancer.

All these examples of complementary medicine. Many traditional practices of alternative medicine in addition to caring for the physical body, pay special attention to mental, emotional and spiritual aspects health. Such nontraditional methods of treating diseases such as hypnosis and visualization confirms that the ability to change the physical condition through purely mental interaction, and our bodies are a natural mechanism capable of harmony with the soul and the body itself to heal itself. This holistic healing and recovery, and no treatment of individual organs of the body where symptoms occur. The effectiveness of self-government and prevention of disease emphasized many of the practices.

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