The Old Style Of Medicine

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Classical medicine operates in a climate of rational discourse, scientific knowledge accretion and the acceptance of ethical standards that regulate its activities. Criticism has centered on the excessive technological emphasis of modern medicine and on its social strategy aimed at defending exclusiveness and the privileges of professional status. Alternative therapeutic approaches have taken advantage of the eroded public image of medicine, offering treatments based on holistic philosophies that stress the non-rational, non-technical and non-scientific approach to the unwell, disregarding traditional diagnostic categories and concentrating on enhancing subjective comfort and well-being, but remaining oblivious to the
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Hypertension has been on the increase among many individuals, and there is therefore need for al medics to take precautions, especially ensuring patient education on means to prevent such health problems. In most cases, diagnosed infections can betrayed at their early stages, which is not the same case as in traditional medicine. Stress levels, as well as unsettled environments, and dietary issues are the most common causes of hypertension. However, consultation with medical professionals is important to be able to know the root cause of the problem, and find ways to avert its future damage to our health.
Hypertension which is my main focus in this paper has become a worldwide problem especially due to its increased causes of mortality and disability. Most patients have given up concerning their problem and have resulted into consulting traditional medicine for their cue. However, this has also been caused by limitations and concerns with current available treatments for hypertension. Chinese medicine has also been greatly embraced and most of the current methods used in treatment of hypertension have been derived from principles in Chinese medicine. It appears that traditional medicine is working in solving hypertension issues, especially evidenced by the progress made by patients. This worldwide problem needs
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