So what is alternative medicine and natural healing? Some would argue it’s not alternative at all, but rather, holistic, natural, complementary, integrative and intuitive! Unfortunately, this catch-all phrase within the medical community has been used for many years to describe anything that doesn’t quite fit within western medical practice. In its strictest interpretation, even increasingly common health care practices such as acupuncture are technically alternative medicine, as is chiropractic care. Today, we are on the brink of scientific discoveries in to how simple, natural and common sense approaches such as nutritional healing are making a huge difference in the health and quality of life for many people. On this channel, we hope to bring you the latest information and research in to the exciting and broad realm of alternative medicine where many medical practitioners feel the answers to unlocking a healthy future lie.
Crystals are the most perfectly formed structures found in nature. To many, they are nothing more than lovely gems and stones; but to those who study vibrational energy, they are also tools for healing.
Recent studies confirm meditation is effective for relieving pain. Many conditions have shown to benefit from meditation techniques, including arthritis. Although it won’t fully cure the pain, it will decrease the severity of flare ups.
During the winter months when vitamin D levels are typically low, seasonal affective disorder affects millions of Americans, primarily those who live in the Northeast. Can adding more of this nutrient to your diet reduce symptoms?
From what to eat to soothing steam treatments you can use at home, learn how to relieve the symptoms of sinusitis naturally.
Is there such a thing as health insurance coverage of alternative medicine? Some plans cover some therapies. Learn more about what may be available to you in terms of alternative care.
Herbs that help you focus and concentrate include skullcap, ginkgo biloba, gotu kola, rooibos and chamomile. Find information on each, including actions, possible side effects, precautions and preparations.
Calm down the body and mind by using essential oils with cooling effects such as basil, clary sage and eucalyptus.
Alternative treatments for sciatica such as a mineral-rich diet and massage therapy can bring effective relief. Learn how to reduce pain and repair nerves naturally.
There are many options available for the treatment of mental disorders. Talk to your doctor about using alternative medicine for mental health.
Coenzyme Q10 is one of those compounds that seems to help with just about everything. Find out about the benefits and decide if taking CoQ10 supplements may be right for you.