The Alternatives Of Traditional Medicine And Alternative Medicine

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There is an ever-growing number of people following traditional medicine. According to Kooreman (2007) 4 out of 10 Americans resorted to alternative medicine in 2007. Alternative medicine it is way of treatment diseases, which includes wide range of practices such as herbal therapies, massage, spiritual healing and many more. A good example of alternative medicine can be provided by traditional Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine is renowned for its effective healing power and is considered to be better than Western medicine, particularly in treatment of chronic diseases, diseases of skin, liver, kidneys and such conditions as stroke, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, migraine, etc. (Lu,2005). However, most people still do not believe in alternative medicine, because compared to western medicine it has lack of evidence and may cause more harm than treatment. Even though, Wong (2002) stated that Chinese medicine is reliable, because Chinese treated infectious diseases long before antibiotics were invented. That is why Chinese traditional medicine should be globalized and implemented in hospitals and medical centers, as it has a wide range of treatment therapies and improves general health of human.
Traditional Chinese medicine is renowned for its broad choice of different ways to cure diseases, such as herbal therapies, acupressure, tai chi and acupuncture. All kinds of illnesses can be successfully treated by Chinese medicine, the only thing people should do is to

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