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24 June 2011

Integrative medicine: the future of healthcare

The hot new topic in healthcare circles is a development called Integrative Medicine - the gradual integration of Western medicine and complementary and alternative medicine.

The hot new topic in healthcare circles is a new development called Integrative Medicine - the gradual integration of traditional Western  (allopathic) medicine and complementary and alternative medicine.

Both Tomlinson and Van Velden stress that the management of chronic diseases requires a different approach with more emphasis on personalised prevention, health promotion and lifestyle interventions - including diet, exercise, weight loss, smoking cessation, supplementation and natural therapies.

 
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