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Alternative Medicine – Avenue for Medical Tourism

The history of alternative medicine is a rather interesting one, and has its
origins in traditional methods of medicine. Alternative medicine has been
in existence since time immemorial. Being a primeval science, this medicinal
system has been known to man since the early days of his time on Earth. Using
natural ingredients to prevent and cure most illnesses has perhaps been man’s greatest foray into medical science. Traditional medical practitioners aimed at prevention of diseases associated with an increase in resistance of the human body. As an expert rightly pointed out, “The study of the history of alternative medicine is fascinating on a variety of levels, not just concerning other and often better ways of preserving and restoring health.”

 

Practised for thousands of years, alternative medicine includes systems like
Acupuncture, Ayurveda and traditional Asian medicine. Alternative medicine branches
out from the Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) treatments and
therapies. CAM is often combined with formal, conventional medicine, integrating
both medical practices, in order to give the best results to patients. It can be said that
the earlier methods of medicine were attempted at achieving a balance between bodily
and natural energy. Energies were sought as positive and negative energies, where
positive energies were to bring in happiness and health and negative energies an
incapacitation of resistance to face any ailments. Matters of utmost importance in
deciding therapies or treatments in these earlier medical systems were factors like
one’s lifestyle, one’s habits of eating and one’s occupational pressures.

 

Your Natural Biology Supplement for Omega 3

For most people health is the only concern for their life especially the health of their family. Feeding your family with healthy and high nutrient food is highly recommended to do but still for the maximum outcomes healthy food is not enough. So, what you should do in this matter to fulfill all the nutrients that are needed by your family. The answer is actually easy because there are a lot of experts out there who are working hard to produce some types of supplement that could help you completing the nutrients that you cannot get from food or nature around you.

Have you heard about Arctic Ocean Krill Oil before? Some of you might have heard about this kind of supplement before though you are not really sure about what the supplement is. Actually, this supplement is the best Omega 3 supplement that you could find because this supplement is consisting of the purest krill oil in the world which is collected from Alaska in Arctic Ocean.

In other words, all substances that are contained in this supplement is the natural biology of Arctic Ocean so you don’t need to worry anymore about the reliability of this supplement in providing you the Omega 3 that you and your family need.

Anti Aging Product

Anti Aging Product

There are many products on the market that might help reduce the signs of aging and make you feel younger and healthier. But which anti aging product should you use?

There may not be just one anti aging product that you should use. Anti aging is generally a combination of things you eat, use, and do. If you are 65 and now decide it’s a good time to take action against aging, there are certainly things you can do to stay healthier like eat right, exercise, use an anti aging supplement that’s high in antioxidants, and perhaps even an anti aging product to help you look younger.

When asked which anti aging product to use, the answer is different for everyone. Then you may want an anti aging product that is a foundation or cover up. These products often contain certain pigments that make the wrinkles less noticeable.

Which anti aging product you need depends a great deal on what it is you are trying to achieve. There are all kinds of anti aging products on the market so deciding which ones or which specific anti aging product you should use can be a real challenge.

What anti aging product are you going to choose? However sometimes choosing a quality anti aging product can be tricky. Here are tips you should know:

Choose a product with natural or organic ingredients

Avoid products with many chemicals

Avoid products with fragrances because they contain damaging toxins for your skin.

Avoid products with collagen, collagen can’t penetrate the pores of the skin, you need to use a product that stimulates the production of collagen in your body.

Choose a product that contains potent anti oxidants that help fight free radicals.

The Need for a Diabetic Diet Plan

A diabetes menu planner is very important for people with Type 2 diabetes. That is because Mediterranean Food Pyramid  the foods they eat to be as healthy as possible. The food you eat has a direct impact on your blood glucose, body fat, and overall health. That is why it is so important for diabetics to create a realistic diabetes diet plan. Insulin-resistant people have special Diabetes Diet and Food.

As a Type 2 diabetic, you need to be careful about the excess fat on your body. But, more importantly you need to be careful about the amount of sugar (from sugar added in processed foods, and from starches like white rice or white potato or white bread) that you eat with each meal.

For example, simple starches like white rice may spike blood sugar levels very high, very quickly for a diabetic and non-diabetic. The speed of the rise of sugar in the blood is predicted by the glycemic index rating. So, for a diabetic, eating simple starches like white rice may require careful planning.

People with diabetes must really understand the value of using the glycemic index and glycemic load concepts as important tools for  eating healthy. If you must eat white rice or white potato or white white bread, plan to have protein/meat and vegetables (complex carbs), with a small amount of rice on the plate. Therefore, diabetics should always make good choices of the foods that they eat. Good choices in carbs include what you eat (on the glycemic index list) and how much you eat (as measured by glycemic load).

Diabetes Menu Planner

Emphysema, COPD & Other Conditions Beaten: 10 Advantages of Alternative Medicine & Natural Remedies

10 ADVANTAGES OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE AND NATURAL REMEDIES (One man beat emphysema and COPD in six weeks … over 20 years ago.)
Fact: Emphysema, COPD, cancer, arthritis, and other diseases and adverse health conditions have in many cases been beaten. But why aren’t these countless successes acknowledged by mainstream medicine?

PREFACE
Alternative medicine is kind of an umbrella title for a number of different health or healing philosophies and approaches to medicine, health and healing. Included in alternative medicine are homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, and natural remedies.

Many diseases and health conditions (i.e., emphysema, COPD, cancer, arthritis) have actually been beaten by alternative medicine and natural remedies. However, mainstream medicine has for years tended to not acknowledge these countless successes, apparently because they go against its established philosophies, methodologies, and are generally far less profitable than their mainstream treatments.

From my research and experience, and that of many highly qualified sources, many safe and effective alternative treatments and remedies have been ignored or even scoffed at for years by mainstream medical authorities and professionals. Mainstream medicine has labeled some alternative treatments as “unsafe,” “unproven”, etc. However, consider how many once “approved” mainstream pharmaceutical drugs, prescribed to millions of patients, have been recalled due to harm or death to patients? Consider the numerous potential side effects they list in their ads for their drugs still on the market. (Talk about “unsafe”! Yet, they can label alternative medicine and natural remedies “unsafe”?!)

Alternative medical, health and healing “testimonials” have also often been called “anecdotes” or “anecdotal evidence;” sometimes, as in a court room, such can be called “hearsay.” Some anecdotal evidence does not qualify as scientific evidence because its nature prevents it from being investigated using the scientific method. I’m not discounting the scientific method at all; it certainly has its place, and it is one of the single greatest strategies and reasons for humanity’s greatest advances in science, technology and medicine in the last two centuries.