A guide to CAM, holistic and natural health
With so many different terms for the healthcare systems available to us it can be difficult to know what they all mean and even harder to know how each one can benefit your health.
Gaining an understanding of the definitions that are used for healthcare will go some way to helping you choose the right therapy.
In this guide we’ll take a look at the difference between healthcare systems such as conventional medicine, complementary therapy, alternative medicine, holistic health and natural health and define what these terms mean.
Many of the terms we’ll discuss are interchangeable with individual therapies coming under various systems of medicine. We’ll attempt to make things easy by placing therapies within a healthcare system while explaining why it is that alternative, complementary and holistic health can be so effective.
Let’s get started…