Alternative Medicine Pros and Cons Complementary and alternative medicine can help with a wide variety of conditions, but before you take the plunge, be aware of both the pros and the cons. On the positive side, most forms of alternative medicine emphasize not just the physical body, but also the patients emotional and spiritual health; they also focus on preventing disease before it occurs. But compared with traditional medical methods, evidence for many alternative treatments is still limited, which has left many questions unanswered. Get the facts on alternative medicine pros and cons . Alternative Medicine Money Matters Because alternative medicine is still considered outside the scope of traditional health care, many insurance companies do not cover these visits or offer limited coverage. In fact, most people pay for alternative treatments out of pocket.
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More People are Using Alternative Health
Alternative therapies include treatment that is not part of conventional medicine. In fact, more conventional medicines are turning to alternative health. The thought for the rise of alternative health is because the cost of medical treatment continue to (source) raise year after year and alternative medicine does not rise as high as traditional medicine. In addition, certain therapies not only are cheaper, they may be more effective. The other reason more people are using alternative health is that conventional medicine focuses on the relief of symptoms and rarely places emphasis on prevention or the treatment of the cause of a disorder. Prevention is rarely practiced in traditional medicine.
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