(NCCAM, 2007) Science has yet to determine if these therapies are safe. Regardless of the answer there are hundreds of thousands of people today that use CAM to treat hundreds of different medical problems. Societies have used many of these practices for over 4000 years and are still in use today. CAM allows for a complete and holistic way of treatment of the human body.
to arrhythmias or improper heartbeat, consequently increasing the risk for Sudden death syndrome. Elderly patients on antipsychotic therapy have double the risk for cardiac death, with this number increasing with age and the dosage prescribed (Narang et
Homeopathy treatment for anxiety isn't a novel concept. People have been utilizing different plants and herbs to deal with signs of anxiety and panic for decades. The healing attributes of these plants has been well documented and they offer a secure, gentle substitute to more conventional medicines. For people who wish to ease panic and overlook the feasibility of severe side effects, natural therapies are the best reply. Anxiety is sourced by the breakdown of neurotransmitters inside the brain
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy developed by Francine Shapiro that says that traumatic memories are the cause of psychopathology. The most widespread use of EMDR is for the treatment of Post-traumatic-stress disorder. It is thought to ease the symptoms of PTSD. Shapiro believes that, when a traumatic or distressing experience occurs, that these events overwhelms the normal coping mechanisms. Therefore, since the coping mechanisms are overwhelmed with sensory data
The early onset symptoms of dementia could be missed due to various reasons. Many people consult with their regular physician who may not know too much about dementia and its symptoms. A brief office visit is another factor; this short time does not give the patient and doctor enough time to connect to understand all the symptoms, duration, and review patient history. There are many other medical conditions that mimic dementia symptoms that make a proper diagnosis of dementia difficult.
Herbalism What is Herbalism? Herbalism (other names include; ‘Herbology’ or ‘Herbal Medicine’) is the study of Plants, Herbs, Shrubs, Trees, and so forth, which are to be used for Medicinal purposes. Herbs and Plants have been the origin of Medical treatments for most of the course of Human history, and such Traditional (‘Ancient’ or ‘Folk’) Medicine is still recognized and widely available in the world today. However, when it comes to Modern Medicine, it identifies Herbalism as a method of Alternative
Americans spent $88.7 billion dollars on cancer treatments. If there are so many cancer patients and so much money spent then why are patients not getting the best treatment for their cancer? In 2014 I was very close with a family who contributed to that estimated $88.7 billion and for treatments that did not work. Not all patients are equal and so not all treatments should be. Alternative medicines are being found to be the most effective treatment for some patients. In 2014 I lost my closest friend
the use, can greater the risk of developing schizophrenia earlier on. It maybe difficult to detect the signs of schizophrenia in teens, as the symptoms and types are a multitude of variety. This is because the first signs can include a change of friends, a drop in grades, sleep insomnia , and irritability, although these are all signs and symptoms of developing into a young adult, which makes it hard to diagnose this in teens. Other factors include isolating oneself and withdrawing from family
Abstract: Although allopathic medicine or termed Western medicine is more widely accepted than complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) it has only started to emerge since the 1800s. Complementary and alternative modalities have been around for thousands of years, and for some can be found on cave drawings. As allopathic medicine has different modalities, so does complementary and alternative medicine such as: acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, aromatherapy and massage to name a few
considered to be part of conventional medicine” (Koithan, 2013, p. 643-644). These diverse practices include a number of treatments from maintaining a healthy