Benefits of Alternative Medicine

Posted On: 05 Jul 2014 View All Articles | Post New Article

Benefits of Alternative medicineAlternative medicine as the term suggests is the use of alternate paths and beliefs instead of traditional usage of allopathic medicine and surgical intervention. Alternative medicine does not mean taking a medicine or pill every time you fall sick. Rather alternative way of treatment suggests more holistic approach to your health and fitness and tries to find the root cause and cure it rather than prevention of disease. Alternative medicine have gained much publicity and popularity in the recent past as more and more people are not opting blindly for the traditional medicine but approaching the alternative root. Let us look at some of the benefits of alternative medicines

  1. Alternative medicine finds the root cause of the disease and heals it from the bottom. As you find the root cause you also understand why the disease is occurring at the first place and can be treated to eliminate the root cause from deep inside and not superficially so that the exterior manifestation of the disease will not show.
  2. All drugs and medicines are made from chemicals and foreign substances and all of them have side effects on our body system. Alternative medicine goes with nature and thus addresses the problem in a harmonious way. Thus alternative medicine helps to improve the quality of life
  3. Apart from being natural alternative medicine is flexible and has more options than the traditional form of medicines. It considers the lifestyle changes and holistic way of treatment rather than suggesting for pills to pop.
  4. Alternative medicine is less costly than traditional medicine.

What are the various forms of Alternative Medicine

  1. Some of the routes of alternative medicine are doing physical exercises like Yoga, meditation, tai chi, and reflexology. These forms of exercises not only get a good bodily movement but also stimulate the mind and have physical, mental and emotional benefits.
  2. Taking regular massages improves the blood circulation of the body and thus improves the overall health and functioning of the body. Oil massage to the necks, torso releases the tension and makes you feel lighter.
  3. Meditation is the way of cleansing the mind holistically and installs positive thoughts which have a magical effect on the body and mind.
  4. Acupuncture, electrotherapy, magnet therapy are all different forms of alternative medicine.
  5. Taking herbal tea, green vegetables, fruits, lots of water improves the overall body functionality and is considered as an essential part of alternative medicine.

Opting for alternative medicine is a much better and healthy form of lifestyle and thus is approached by people more scientifically now.

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Posted By : Priya Jain

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