Traditional medicine of South America
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Unconventional cancer treatment

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

Traditional medicine of Chile

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

Traditional Chinese medicine psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease associated with accelerated cell division of the skin. Psoriasis suffer 2-3% of the world population.

In traditional Chinese medicine, the disease psoriasis is called silvery scales. To treat it apply only naturopathic treatment, such as therapy of acupuncture points (needles, moxibustion sagebrush cigars, cupping), massage.

Features of diagnostics

In traditional Chinese medicine instead of Western people diagnoses there are so-called syndromes, to determine the treatment strategy. Their shaped resemble names from the works of ancient Chinese poets and philosophers.

In order to understand the Chinese view of doctor patient, it is necessary to abandon the usual picture of the disease — diagnosis — treatment. The same pathology may from the point of view of Chinese medicine can be caused by different syndromes and therefore require different treatment strategies. Continue reading

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