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Complementary Medicine

Complementary Medicine
March 7, 2018

8 ways honey can help your health

Honey is one of the world’s oldest medicines. Its strong antibacterial and healing properties make it a great natural remedy for many common health problems. It was the most used medicine in ancient Egypt, and was deemed so precious that it was traded as a form of currency! The Roman legions also treated their wounds with honey, and athletes at the ancient Olympic Games ate honey and dried figs to enhance their sports performance. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, believed in honey as the golden healer. "Honey cleans sores and ulcers, softens hard ulcers of the lips, and heals…
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Complementary Medicine
December 3, 2016

Is alternative medicine real?

Needles, blood tests, waiting rooms and plenty of poking and prodding. Many of us would rather not visit the doctor’s office, unless it’s an absolute last resort… so what if there were other options available? Alternative medicine, also known as CAM (complementary and alternative medicines), isn’t associated with medicine or science in the strictest of terms, but they are widely used by many. But what’s effective and what isn’t? (more…)
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Complementary Medicine
June 8, 2014

What’s the deal with “alternative medicine”?

Alternative medicine, as opposed to western medicine, is any practice that claims the healing effects of medicine, but it’s often not proven or based on scientific research and results. Popular examples of alternative medicine include: homeopathy, herbal medicine, hypnosis, acupuncture and chiropractic. (more…)
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