Human Beings are Under Constant Stress

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Within the human being there are innumerable, infinitesimal equilibriums put out of whack by the instances and circumstances we encounter throughout our quotidian life – this is the mindset of the holistic practitioner. Comprised of many complex components working in harmony with one another the human being is under constant stress. The stress of work, of school, of husbands and wives strain those mentioned equilibriums to their extent and enact illness directly due to those imbalances. One way to remedy this imbalance is that of the Holistic approach. Holistic medicine includes: acupuncture, biofeedback, faith healing, folk medicine, meditation, megavitamin therapy, yoga and many more. At some point in your life you have heard this phenomenon that is holistic medicine; people tend to have a strong sense of what holistic means, whether or not they can actually define it. Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person – body, mind, spirit, and emotions – in the quest for optimal health and wellness (WebMD). Holistic medicine embodies the mindset that there are interdependent cogs within each human, if a spoke breaks via physical, emotional, or spiritual disparity, even if the in smallest instance, the whole system will be compromised. All parts will be affected and will suffer, and health will be negatively impacted whether it be illness, ailment, or otherwise. Holistic medicine and healing is practiced widely throughout the Asian cultures
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