Advanced Composition for the English Major
Holistic Medicine Vs Conventional Medicine
In this day in time, an increasing number of people are turning to a holism lifestyle. People are acknowledging the successfulness of holistic medicines. Holism combines experience and science, mind and body, and cross-cultural and traditional methods to diagnosis and treat patients. People are now opening their eyes to the many limitations that conventional medicines narrow view of the body. Conventional medicine focuses on dividing and sectioning the body and prescribing man-made chemicals to address the symptoms. These are the differences of conventional ...view middle of the document...
Holistic medicine is different from conventional medicine regarding treatment, diagnostics, and philosophy. Individuals that are taking care of their life should do research on both options. These are the difference in the insurance of holistic and conventional health care. Insurance plans may not cover holistic health care. Holistic care may be reimbursed in many cases. Western health care can be covered by insurance.
Holism views injuries and illnesses within the circumstances of personal, social, and environmental conditions. Instead of determining what genes are responsible. Holism considers how a person contributed to their overall health through their lifestyle and belief choices. This can be difficult for an individual to accept. This view of health care gives the patient more power to rehabilitate, adapt, and recover.
Holism is rooted in a prevention of illness, education, empowerment, and healthcare by using natural means. Looking at the entire body and how it works as one to create optimal health. Holism embraces a variety of effective treatments and diagnostic options. This includes educating individuals in self-care and lifestyle changes. Holism views illnesses as manifestations of the whole body system. Patients need to take responsibility for their health. Holism encourages patients to bring to mind the healing powers. Expressing their hopes, humor, love, and enthusiasm. Releasing anger, fear, grief, depression, greed, shame, and hostility. "Optimal health is more than the absence of sickness. It's the pursuit of the highest qualities of the physical, environmental, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects of human experience." (Henry, 2014).
Conventional health embraces toxic and synthetic treatments. "Conventional medicine are rooted in...