Wellness

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 […]

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 […]