Holistic & Integrative Medicine
Holistic medicine means addressing the person completely as per their mind, body and spiritual aspects in the management and prevention of a disease. It is a system of health care which engulfs a cooperative relationship among all those involved, leading towards the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual aspects of health. In an holistic approach, there is the belief notice that it relies not just on what is going on in our body physically in terms of disease, but also on the inter-relation of this with our mind, body and spirit. These different states can be equally important as they should be managed together so that a person is treated as a whole. To prevent and treat the condition of diseases, holistic medicine use conventional and alternative therapies to promote optimal health.
Integrative Medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person, including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative.