- Q What is integrative medicine?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyMany health care providers embrace the concept of integrative medicine. In this video, Dr. Oz explains what it integrative medicine is, and why more conventional doctors should be open to it. Full Answer
- Q What are some complementary and alternate healing therapies?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologySome types of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies are: • Practitioner-based body manipulation -- acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, and osteopathic manipulation --•Sauna- Your great-grandmother might have... Full Answer
- Q What are the factors on which integrative medicine focuses?
Dr. Robin Miller, Integrative MedicineIntegrative medicine focuses on the whole person. In doing so, conventional medicine and alternative and complimentary medicine are used to promote health and wellness. Full Answer
- Q What are the benefits of integrative medicine?
Dr. Robin Miller, Integrative MedicineIntegrative medicine is the practice of medicine that takes a holistic approach. Many times when patients have different specialists for different problems, the whole picture may not be obvious. Integrative medicine can pull it all together... Full Answer
- Q Does only medicine play a role in treating a disease?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineMedicine today tends to focus primarily on the physical and mechanistic: drugs and surgery, genes and germs, microbes and molecules. I am not aware of any other factor in medicine - not diet, not smoking; not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not... Full Answer