Alternative Medicine for Mental Wellbeing

Some recent medical studies * indicate that alternative medicine is growing in popularity. One of the many reasons for this increase is partly due to the fact that most alternative medicine therapies are often non-invasive, with little or no side effects.

For example, such as the herbal remedy St John's wort has been scientifically studied * in Europe, presenting positive results for its effectiveness in treating some cases of depression. However, a large pharmaceutical company, Pfizer Inc., has dismissed the study conducted independent research on biljka.Razlika, however, between this alternative medicine with respect to drugs such as Prozac, is a potentially lethal side effects that have made recent headlines in anti-depressant/anti-anxiety drug lawsuits.

Complementary and alternative medicine , such as acupuncture and making leeway in the area of ​​mental health care. In a small pilot study * by researchers, acupuncture has been used as a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients who suffer from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It is interesting that research has shown that acupuncture can be effective in helping people who have PTSD.

Another form of, believe it or not, meditation. * Studies have found that people who practice meditation are more adept at recognizing and processing information. Does this mean that meditation gurus are intellectually? No, it simply means that the majority of individuals who practice meditation have improved sensory-cognitive perception, or heightened sense of awareness. Maybe alternative medicine such as meditation one day find its way into educational institutions across the country, which could potentially lead to a more positive environment for learning, as well as reducing attention deficit disorder?

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