Alternative and Conventional Medicines are the two main systems of healing in use today and the utmost caution should be taken to choose wisely. In the United States, massage is alternative medicine. So, doctors all over the world have saved their patients’ lives by using healing foods, herbs, minerals, colon hydrotherapy, etc. A form of alternative medicine may work better for them than conventional methods.
While chemically produced medication for dependence treatment has a high tendency of negative side-effects affecting the client physically, psychologically, emotionally and mentally and is often addictive, there is no such thing in alternative, medical treatment modes.
Conventional allopathic doctors are preferred in any case of health problem for any person from their childhood. The concept of combining Conventional and Alternative Medicine (CAM) adds to the confusion. CAM is well named as it is using alternative – or unproven – treatment with proven treatments for a particular disorder.
However, the advent of modern medical treatments pushed aside the use of these types of therapies but they are now coming back due to the short-comings of modern medicine to provide healing in many circumstances (especially when dealing with chronic pain and illness) and the revolutionary discoveries in quantum science.
In medicine today, people demand to be cured immediately, and the demand for medicines and treatments that do so is very high. It is known by alternative names, such as botanical medicine and herbal medicine. There is over 5000 years of history and many types of treatments that were used far and wide, and many traditional medical treatments can even find their roots in alternative medicine from long ago.