Unfortunately most people are lazy by nature and prefer to be in ignorance and inaction regarding their own health. This is especially true of emerging diseases, such as cancer. The same ignorance leads to the fact that instead of professional help of the oncologist, the sick and their relatives are unconventional cancer treatment instead approved by official medicine.
On the basis of acute interest to unconventional methods of cancer treatment have evolved a special kind of quackery associated with the promotion of miraculous medicines (with huge value) and dietary Supplements, which if does not help, and may be detrimental to the course of the disease. And who is responsible for the damage caused by the use of these dietary Supplements? Is distributor network of the company responsible? He doesn’t know how.
Another story from my practice. It was ten years ago. My good friend, whom I respected highly, was sick and looking for treatment options traditional healers, as conventional medicine that it. Continue reading
In Chile, according to different data there are from two to ten thousand traditional healers. These are so different because the official registration they don’t. Among healers there are both men and women. For example, it is logical that only women are midwives. Most experts in the field of aromatherapy are also representatives of women, but among the chiropractors and the chiropractors are male dominated. Folk healers often gather in groups – for the same reasons, why do healers in other Latin American countries, including Bolivia and Ecuador. Also in Chile there is a national Institute, which is developing a traditional medicine called the Division of traditional medicine and other alternative medical practices (Unidad de Medicina Tradicional y Otras Prácticas Médicas Alternativas). The study of traditional medicine in Chile are pharmacists, experts in the field of plant biochemistry and anthropologists. Research is supported by various grants and institutions such as the University of Chile, Catholic University of Chile, University of Santiago, the above-mentioned Division of traditional medicine and other alternative medical practices and other. Support is provided by other countries – for example, Sweden. Continue reading
Medicine is the field of scientific and practical activities for the study of normal and pathological processes in the human body, various diseases and pathological conditions, for the preservation and strengthening of health of people.
There is a division between classical medicine, also called conventional, formal, sometimes Orthodox, or traditional medicine, and alternative medicine, also called unconventional (and sometimes informal or unconventional medicine).
Alternative medicine, also called alternative medicine, unconventional medicine or non-conventional medicine approaches to the prevention and treatment of human diseases, the choice of a particular tactic in which in contrast to generally accepted medical practice is based not so much on the study of the causes and mechanisms of disease, but rather on assessment of its manifestations. Continue reading