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Benefits of Complementary & Alternative Therpaies

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Complementary /alternative therapies, is a term used for a wide range of health care practices, that may be used alone or along with standard medical treatment, for improved health, well-being and quality of life.

Although people often use the terms interchangeably, there is a difference: Complementary therapies / medicine is a non-standard treatment that you use together with conventional medical treatment. Alternative therapies / medicine is a non-standard treatment that you use instead of conventional medical treatment

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Benefits of Complementary & Alternative Therpaies

Complementary /alternative therapies, is a term used for a wide range of health care practices, that may be used alone or along with standard medical treatment, for improved health, well-being and quality of life.

Although people often use the terms interchangeably, there is a difference: Complementary therapies / medicine is a non-standard treatment that you use together with conventional medical treatment. Alternative therapies / medicine is a non-standard treatment that you use instead of conventional medical treatment

Functional Benefits

Side Effects

People are turning to these therapies to treat a wide variety of ailments and conditions, such as; Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, Hormonal Imbalances, Allergies and many more. Some of these therapies work as well as conventional medical treatments, they often have fewer side effects.

Sum of Parts

Another benefit is in the more holistic “whole person” approach of many of it’s practitioners, which considers your life-style, background, habits, in addition to your physical health. This provides a more complete health picture and a more effective way to treat many ailments.

Urgent Appointments

Science has shown that your emotional state can effect your health and in-fact 70% of all illness is now linked to stress. It is worth keeping in mind whilst complementary/alternative therapies have their direct effects, one of the greatest benefits of this style of treatment is induced relaxation

CAUTION: BEFORE RECEIVING ANY COMPLEMENTARY / ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT, PLEASE ENSURE YOUR PRACTITIONER IS FULLY QUALIFIED AND IS A MEMBER OF AN APPROPRIATE FEDERATION OR ASSOCIATION GOVERNING BODY.