Alternative health and medicine is a practice that is not based on evidence established by science. Rather, it is a discipline that consists of a wide range of health care practices, products, and therapies that bring harmony to the mind, body, and spirit in an attempt to promote health. These practices range from being biologically possible, to being contradicted by scientific evidence. Professionals in alternative health and medicine are knowledgeable and experienced individuals who have a strong believe in nature and the body’s ability to heal itself. In addition, there is a lot of emphasis on illness prevention, and which lifestyle changes decrease the risk of illness.
There are a number of areas of specialization within the alternative health and medicine field. These include yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal medicine, homeopathic medicine, Chinese medicine, and naturopathic medicine...Read More