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Alternative Medicine is Preventive; Western Medicine is Curative

(Submitted by: Daryl Kulak )

Have you heard the term wellness? It has two contexts, one in alternative medicine and one in Western medicine.In the alternative medicine world, wellness means taking care of yourself so you don't get sick. Let's find ways ... Read article

Holistic Medicine

(Submitted by: C. Bailey-Lloyd )

Holistic Medicine involves natural treatment options like holistic nutrition, herbology, environmental medicine, energy work, mind-body medicine, anatomy, and many other holistic medicine practices.Holistic medicine allows an individual to ... Read article

A Career in Sports Medicine

(Submitted by: Jay Moncliff )

Do you want a rewarding career that also lets you work with a lot of people? Do you enjoy sports and physical activity? Do you want to be a doctor? If you answered yes to any of these then you may be interested in a career in sports medicine. ... Read article

Alternative Medicine is Organic; Western Medicine is Machine-Oriented

(Submitted by: Daryl Kulak )

Is your body a type of machine, like a car or a cell phone, or is it a living thing?I know that's seems like a weird question, but your answer to it determines whether you agree with the Western medical model or alternative medicine ... Read article

What Is Herbal Medicine? Is It Safe?

(Submitted by: Charlene Nuble )

Herbal medicine is the use of plant and herb extracts for their therapeutic value. Most plants contain and produce chemical substances that aid in healing and other physical treatments.Herbal medicine is the oldest form of healthcare and ... Read article

Herbal Medicine: An Ounce Of Prevention

(Submitted by: Priya Shah )

In recent years the issue of Alternative Healing has taken the medical world by storm.A 2004 government survey concluded that more than one third of adults use some form of alternative medicine and healing. Many of those using alternative ... Read article

Watch Out for Alternative Medicine Charlatans!

(Submitted by: JP Saleeby, MD )

Forget those CrystalsAs an integrative medical practitioner, I keep an open mind to new modalities of evaluating illness and treating disease. My interest and pursuit of complementary or alternative medical therapies has led me to ... Read article

Traditional Chinese Medicine

(Submitted by: C. Bailey-Lloyd )

Traditional Chinese Medicine, over 2000 years old, is an ancient form of medicine. Consisting of acupuncture, moxibustion (moxibustion - using material made up of "moxa-wool," in a form of a cone or stick; moxibustion is used to treat and prevent ... Read article

Alter Your Perceptions

(Submitted by: Ryan Joseph )

This article first appeared in The Sept. 2004 issue of The ZoneNet newsletterNo matter how fast we run, many of us are haunted by the urge to look back. Perhaps it is to see if anybody is following or to congratulate ourselves on how far ... Read article

Herbal Medicine

(Submitted by: C. Bailey-Lloyd )

Herbal Medicine, also referred to as Herbalism or Botanical Medicine, is the oldest healthcare known to mankind. Herbal medicine is the utilization of herbs for therapy or medicinal purposes. Derived from plants, herbs are used for their medicine ... Read article

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