Alternative Care Health Solution: Alternative Medicine
"The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering the attitudes of their minds."
How far are you willing to go to help yourself? . And how many alternative care health solutions would you commit yourself to trying?
The truth is that when you are dealing with a chronic illness you have no choice but to keep searching. The beauty of alternative medicine is the endless variety of techniques and methods available to support you in the healing process.
But, what is Alternative Medicine?
Alternative Medicine- is a variety of therapeutic or preventive health care practices, such as homeopathy, naturopathy, Ayurvedic medicine, chiropractic, and herbal medicine that do not follow generally accepted medical methods and may not have a scientific explanation for their effectiveness. Although it is well known that with many alternative health care techniques these practices do work.
The funny thing about using alternative health care solutions is that sometimes you dont really know if they have helped you or not. What happens is that we have a tendency to try multiple things at the same time. We add vitamins at the same time that we start massage therapy and then we start treatment with a naturopath! Heck, it makes it almost impossible to figure out which ones are helping and which ones are wasting our time.
I often say that trying alternative therapies is like trying the 3,000 different ways to get rid of the hiccups. No one really knows for sure if its helping but it is certainly keeping you busy until the hiccups go away!
Keep in mind before you consider trying any alternative health care solution or methods to healing to first do your research. Make sure it is something you feel could benefit you and make sure that you find a qualified practitioner.
And only try one at a time! Unless you are adding exercise, healthy foods and supplements since those are always beneficial whether you see immediate results or not. Remember, some approaches require a commitment of six months or more before you will notice any improvement.
During my search to find help with my illness I tried just about everything! I have always believed in alternative medicine but as you will see below I was getting a little desperate.
Before you consider any alternative healing or natural heath care options take care of the aspects that you have control over, take responsibility for your environment and what you are putting in your body and in your mind. Start by adding exercise to your daily routine, by eating a healthier diet and decreasing the stress in your life. Those are the first steps in the healing process and to healthy living.
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Are you looking for additional resources for Alternative Health? Check out my Resources page.
I would love to hear about your personal experience with Alternative Medicine. Click on the link below to share your story and I will publish it on my website Your Alternative Medicine Story
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References: Quote by Albert Schweitzer
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