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Is preventive medicine holistic?

Chris Kilham
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Holistic means that something is approached from a total mind and body perspective. The ongoing prevention of disease via smart eating, exercise, relaxation, the judicious use of supplements, and doing what you love, is unquestionably holistic.

Andrew Weil
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Preventive medicine is a specialty that focuses on prevention and lifestyle change, but is it holistic? In this video, Dr. Weil discusses the difference between preventive treatments and truly integrated healthcare.

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