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Integrative Versus Other Types Of Medical Treatments For Cancer

There’s a whole exciting new world of healing opportunities outside conventional medical treatments for cancer and the revelation is a relief. Rather than handing yourself over in helplessness for professionals to decide what’s best for you and when integrative medicine puts you firmly in the driver’s seat. Not that there’s a lack of consultation but the emphasis on informing patients so they can make informed choices.

Let’s get acquainted with all the labels, specifically regarding the treatment of cancer:

 

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE

a.k.a. Allopathic medicine, western medicine, mainstream medicine, orthodox medicine and suchlike – received from medical doctors, specialists and professors, nurses, physical therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists.

 

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

All that is alternate to the above, even, for example, a diet you may have heard cures cancer.

 

COMPLIMENTARY MEDICINE

Most often used with conventional medicine to help manage the side effects of medical cancer treatments.

 

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

The focus of this article, which takes the best of all the other disciplines to outline a personalised health strategy for your particular cancer as well as your unique physical and emotional needs.

The good news is that Integrative Medicine is in fact, a medical speciality. That means you will be able to find a medical doctor board-certified in integrative medicine. What might you expect from integrative medicines for cancer?

  • Close co-operation between yourself and your doctor, where you can be informed of suitable options that are not just hearsay or shots in the dark, but proven and dependable.
  • The focus will more often than not, be oriented toward a non-invasive approach
  • A holistic modus operandi that gives consideration to everything that influences your health, including your home environment and personal viewpoints.

What are some avenues of Integrative Medicine for Cancer?

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Meditation
  • Nutrition counselling
  • Exercise programs.

While going for a cure will always be in the picture, should that not be a realistic prognosis for you, Integrative Medicine for treating cancer brings with it the experience and capacity to face the end of life and make peace with what is so.

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