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Alternative Medicine

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Jade Bacol

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Transcript of Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine
Homeopathy
System of alternative medicine
Created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann
What it is: a system of alternative medicine that is based on the principle that "like cures like".
There's not much evidence that Homeopathic medicines work, but studies show that up to 70% of Homeopathy users resulted in a good outcome.
What is Alternative Medicine?
Alternative medicine is a system of alternative practices that are used to treat medical conditions instead of standard medical treatments.
Naturopathy
What is Naturopathy?
Mind and Body Practices
by Jade Bacol
Nutritional Counseling
Naturopathy is a system of alternative medicine that is based on the theory that diseases can be successfully treated or prevented without the use of drugs.
Herbal Medicine
Acupuncture
Originates from China
Acupuncture can relieve stress and improve sleep.
Chiropractic
Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine that falls under the mind and body practices.
It focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
A chiropractor performs adjustments to the spine or other parts of the body.
Yoga
The classical techniques of yoga date back to more than 5,000 years ago.
BENEFITS:
Yoga has been known to lower blood pressure and slow the heart rate.
Weight reduction
Increased muscle strength and tone
Can improve respiration and boost energy levels
Meditation
A practice of the mind and body practices in which an individual trains their mind to induce a mode of consciousness.
Meditation has been a long standing tradition in many Asian countries like Japan, China, and India.
Meditation helps you relax, and helps you focus on the present.
Helps you manage stress
The Mind and Body practices are a a system of Alternative Medicine.
What is homeopathy?
Fun Fact:
Acupuncture needles are the thickness of two human hairs!
Conclusion
My conclusion is that alternative medicine may not be totally 100% effective, but it is very helpful for people who are seeking better health, emotional and well-being.
I believe that alternative medicine can not only treat conditions, but can also help prevent them
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