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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Treats whole person: Holistic practitioners address the whole person: mind, body & spirit, in the context of his/her family, relationships & environment. They attempt to a... Read More
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
One thought...: One way to describe it ... Holistic medicine includes the physical, mental emotional, social and spiritual aspects. It may include natural supplements... Read More
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Treats the whole pt : Holistic implies that the complete individual is treated, not just the disease. That is, the stress, living situation, nutrition etc are taken into c... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Very effective for..: This, of course, depends to some degree on what you are treating. Some conditions are incurable, even with holistic medicine, but i've seen holistic a... Read More
Dr. Martin Rossman
Holistic Medicine 52 years experience
The most effective: Genuinely holistic medicine only adds to medicine's effectiveness. By not just treating symptoms or diagnoses, but adding attention to nutrition, stre... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes, it is: Holistic medicine is a legitimate field. Its body of expertise includes whole-person health, nutrition, mind-body interventions, tcm/acupuncture, her... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
They are trying: The herbalists, homeopaths, energy-medicine people, spiritual-healing folks and their kind are organizing themselves to exercise some control over the... Read More
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Proven vs unproven: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Private? University?: Do you mean univesity-based centers? If so, here's a list: www.Holisticmedicine.Org/content.Asp?Pl=30&sl=2&contentid=74 most holistic mds are in priv... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
Dentistry: Maybe i'm biased. Studies show that 80% of disease starts in the mouth. Find a good holistic dentist in your neck of the woods. Go to my website for h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: If by holistic medicine you mean physicians who practice holistic medicine -- yes, chemistry is required in order to enter medical school. Then 4 ye... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Holistic Medicine: There are many ways to involve yourself in holistic medicine. The one that gives you the most freedom (and the most responsibility) is to become a phy... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Holistic medicine: Holistic approach implies treating the whole person, body , mind and spirit. Holistic doctors can be contemporary(traditional) or offer natural option... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
It depends: Holistic medicine includes a huge variety of practices and professionals. What's most useful depends on the nature of the problem, what other treatmen... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Holistic medicine views the person as a whole, assessing spiritual, emotional, mental and physical health. Herbalism or (herpetology, herbal medicine)... Read More