Occupational and environmental medicine is a field of medicine dedicated to making the work and home environment safe and healthy. An occupational medicine physician specializes in assessing and managing work and environment related illnesses and injuries.
By realizing that humans are beings of energy, one can begin to comprehend new ways of viewing health and illness, based upon the understanding that the molecular arrangement of the physical body is actually a complex network of interwoven energy fields.This energetic network, which represents the physical/cellular framework is organized and nourished by “subtle” energetic systems which coordinate the life-force with the body.
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Acupuncture is an ancient technique in which a skilled practitioner inserts hair-thin needles into specific points on the body to prevent or treat illness. Practiced for over 2,500 years in China, where it originated, acupuncture is part of the holistic system of traditional Chinese medicine
(TCM), which views health as a constantly changing flow of energy known as qi (pronounced “chee”).
In TCM, imbalances in this natural flow of energy are thought to result in disease. Acupuncture aims to restore health by improving the flow of qi. According to the principles of TCM, qi flows through the body via 14 primary “meridians” or channels.
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Aromatherapy is the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plant to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. It is an art and science which seeks to explore the physiological, psychological, and spiritual realm of the individual’s response to køb melatonin and various aromatic extracts as well as to observe and enhance the individual’s innate healing process.
As a holistic medicine, aromatherapy is both a preventative approach as well as an active treatment during acute and chronic stages of illness or disease.
It is a natural, noninvasive treatment system designed to affect the whole person not just the symptom or disease, and to assist the body’s natural ability to balance, regulate, heal and maintain itself by the correct use of essential oils.
Essential oils are highly concentrated aromatic extract which are distilled from a variety of aromatic plant material including grasses, leaves, flowers, needles and twigs, peel of fruit, wood and roots. This is a most pleasant and effective individualized treatment for a wide variety of conditions.
Hypnotherapy a clinically effective way of focusing the mind, is commonly used as an alternative treatment for a wide range of health conditions, including weight control, pain management, and addictive behaviors including but not limited to smoking cessation.
Hypnosis is quite effective in pain management for a variety of conditions such as fibromyalagia, migraines, arthritis, musculoskeletal disorders, and many more. HypnoBirthing ® is a wonderful alternative available in natural childbirth .
In addition, hypnotherapy could be used in place of anesthesia, particularly in patients who prove to be allergic to anesthetic drugs.
In non medical patients hypnotherapy has been found to be beneficial for problems such as motivation, procrastination, decision making, personal achievement and development, performance enhancement, academic achievement, self-esteem , buried or repressed memories, relaxation, and stress management. And of course regression for those who have a need to know.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine that is based on the Law of Similars, which was first described by the German physician, Samuel Hahnemann. 200 years of clinical experience has shown him to be right.
Hahnemann observed that the effects of a medicinal substance given to healthy subjects tended to be mimic there diseases the substance cured. Although these provings in healthy volunteers used large doses of substance, homeopathy uses very dilute preparations and in some cases so dilute that not a single molecule of the original substance can be measured.
Homeopathy works at an energetic level, not as a pharmaceutical that needs a certain dose to bring about cell reactions. Homeopathy attempts to stimulate the body to heal itself. Classical homeopathy matches a particular symptom complex to the correct remedy, and has been used to successfully treat a wide range of acute and chronic illnesses.
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