Anyone who wants to improve their health, should consider the many benefits of holistic medicine. Traditional western medicine has many benefits, including the prevention of diseases through immunization or the treating of serious health problems by using antibiotics and other medications. Still, modern medicine has its limits. It does an excellent job at treating symptoms but not a very good job at preventing them. This is one area where a more holistic approach to medicine can achieve better results.
THINKING ABOUT OVERALL HEALTH
The body is a sum of its parts. What impacts one area of the body is likely to impact many others. Still, modern medicine does not typically take this approach. Instead, the health of one area of the body is looked at as an individual thing that is to be treated without considering the impact that will be caused to other areas. This is incredibly shortsighted. Anyone who has been on a prescription medication knows that once the medication begins, it is very likely that it will lead to other side effects and impact areas of the body that may have been functioning perfectly fine before. This is just one example of how all the parts of the body are connected to each other and can be impacted. Another example is how erectile dysfunction can be impacted by poor heart health. Most men do not realize this, thinking that one would have nothing to do with the other but the body is intricately connected.
As a provider of holistic medicine, we are constantly evaluating how the body works together and how addressing and improving one area of health can have far-reaching benefits. Simultaneously, any treatments that we recommend are recommended with the understanding of the overall impact that could be had on the rest of the body.
TREATING CONDITIONS NATURALLY
Another benefit of a holistic approach to health care is that we offer patients many natural ways to treat health problems. Instead of relying on pharmaceuticals, we can use things like acupuncture, massage and herbal remedies to improve a person’s health and sense of well-being. This is beneficial for anyone who is not interested in taking prescription drugs or would like to see if they can be more effective when combined with other natural therapies.
WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER HEALTH PROVIDERS
We practice holistic medicine, we understand that there is value in working with other doctors, therapists and surgeons. Many patients visit our clinic not because they want to completely stop visiting their other health providers but because they want to ensure they are getting the best possible care and taking advantage of all options available to them. We are happy to work with other healthcare providers to coordinate care for the best success for our patients. To learn more about this, schedule an appointment with our office.
CALL FOR HELP
We encourage anyone who is struggling with her health or wants to have more energy, improve their sense of well-being or learn about their health options to call and schedule an appointment with our clinic today.