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Over 85% of People Use Certain Complementary Approaches for Wellness

By |August 12th, 2016|

Why do people use certain complementary approaches?
Wellness.
People who take natural product supplements or who practice yoga are more likely to do so for wellness than for treating a health condition.
From NCCIH Director’s Page
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
November 4, 2015

I find it especially interesting that people who use a variety of complementary health approaches reported better health […]

There is a Better Way: Writing a New-Kind of Prescription

By |August 5th, 2016|

Many people have witnessed a death that seemed to be exacerbated by modern medicine: a drug that came with side effects but never seemed to halt the disease’s progress, the surgery that was totally unnecessary and might even have sped up someone’s death. Doctors have seen that happen even more often.

“Patients generally are not experts in oncology, […]

A Call for Action: Sign Global Petition to Advance Integrative Health & Medicine

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Read Declaration
Read Integrative Practioner Blog Summary
Sign the Global Petition
@change.org
Based on our collective commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and a shared vision to improve human health and wellbeing for all, we aim to build a concerted, global movement to advance the integrative health & medicine approach, based on mutual respect, exchange, collaboration […]

Kindness Matters to Mood and Health

By |August 2nd, 2016|

An initial report on a research study titled, Kindness Matters: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindful Self-Compassion Intervention Improves Depression, Distress, and HbA1c Among Patients With Diabetes suggests that learning to be kinder to oneself (rather than being harshly self-critical) may have both emotional and metabolic benefits among patients with diabetes.

Evidence on psychological treatments that […]

Cardiologist says Lifestyle Changes Have Dramatic Impact on Health and Economy

By |August 2nd, 2016|

According to Dr. Aseem Malhotra, a London-based cardiologist and adviser to the National Obesity Forum,
Nuts, olive oil and vegetables are the best heart medicine…It may be hard to believe but poor diet now contributes to more disease and death than physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol combined, according to The Lancet…The combined costs of type 2 […]

Hope and the Advancement of Integrative Medicine

By |June 5th, 2014|

People often confuse hope with optimism. Hope is different. Hope is clear-eyed. It sees all the reality that you face,all the obstacles, all the problems, all the potential for failure. But through that, it sees as well a possible path to a better future.
It’s not guaranteed, but it’s possible.
– Jerome Groopman, Chair of […]

Patient-Empowered Healthcare

By |July 31st, 2012|

NIM will offer a full range of the highest-quality patient-empowered healthcare that specializes in integrating the best of evidence-based conventional medical care and complementary therapies. Primary care doctors and nurses trained in Integrative Medicine and Health will evaluate each patient’s medical history, including laboratory tests and preventative screenings for chronic disease.

Based on the findings, […]

Therapeutic Yoga and Nutritional Awareness

By |July 31st, 2012|

 

 

Therapeutic Yoga

The practice of yoga has spread enormously in the west in the last decades. It is a concept most people have heard of and, in increasing numbers, are willing to explore. In India, where yoga originates, there has already been extensive research on its benefits for all aspects of the human being: body, […]

Integrative Medicine Education

By |July 31st, 2012|

 

 

The Nordic Integrative Medicine Center will follow the guidelines set out by The Bravewell Collaborative and the  Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine and serve a complementary function as an educational center with an emphasis on training health professionals and students of health sciences in the principles of integrative medicine. Both foreign […]

What is Integrative Medicine?

By |July 31st, 2012|

The best of conventional and complementary medicine informed by scientific knowledge and implemented through a collaborative healthcare team that recognizes the uniqueness of each patient. Integrative medicine recognizes the body’s profound healing mechanisms and seeks to mitigate barriers to healing by using nutrition, activity, mind-body medicine, and, where appropriate, conventional and complementary therapies.
In the […]

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