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Is integrative medicine a new concept?

Andrew Weil
Allergy

Although integrative medicine is just starting to gain popularity in the U.S., it is not new or radical. In this video, Dr. Weil explains how this type of medicine operates on a conservative philosophy of "less is more."


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Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine

The goals of integrative medicine are to partner with the patient, supporting wellness, supplementing clinical practice with traditional healing arts. Medicine in the US has grown up in a mode that treats disease. There is much le...

ss emphasis on wellness than on fixing a problem. Much traditional medicine, particularly from other cultures works to keep an individual well. Integrative medicine borrows from that tradition, and crafts plans around patient needs.
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