Alternative Medicine Reinforces Modern Medicine

In the story about Dr. Sheldon Ruderman, we learn that alternative medicine reinforces modern medicine. More and more people are using some form complementary and alternative medicine these days, and new studies are being reported on frequently.

You may wish to look into a variety of alternative medicine practices if you or a loved one becomes ill. These include

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  • meditation practices
  • yoga
  • massage
  • acupuncture
  • Chinese herbs
  • tai chi
  • qi gong
  • Ayurvedic medicine
  • naturopathic medicine
  • homeopathic medicine
  • guided imagery
  • Feldenkrais
  • reflexology
  • energy healing
  • chiropractic
  • hyperbaric oxygen healing
  • aroma therapy
  • art therapy
  • dance therapy
  • psychological counseling
  • meditation retreats
  • support groups
  • shamanistic practices
  • rituals
  • drumming

and many more. If some of these practices are unfamiliar to you, send us an email and we will answer your questions.

Most practitioners of alternative medicine get their patients through word of mouth. If you need one, ask around or do a search on Google.

Meditation Practices Reinforce Modern Medicine

Nearly 40 percent of Americans use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, according to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey. These practices include meditation, yoga, acupuncture and other types of other types of mind-body-practices. And now, many are receiving the support of conventional doctors who have seen apparent benefits in some of their patients. Some studies suggest meditation can help lower blood pressure and even improve immune function.

Read more here.

You may be aware of the fact that drugs prescribed to treat patients may have strong interactions. The pharmaceutical companies issue warnings about these drug interactions, but hardly ever take responsibility for the problems the produce.

This is not true for alternative and complementary medical practices. You can have a nice massage in the morning and have an acupuncture treatment in the afternoon and the two will complement each other to a high degree.

There is relatively no risk involved in utilizing alternative medicine and the is the possibility of great benefit. The case in point is the case of Micah Freedman, which you should read after you finish with this post.

How Can You Help?

Have you ever tried any alternative or complementary medical practices? What was your experience? Would you recommend it to your spouse or your best friend? Do you think that alternative meditation reinforces modern medicine?

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