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What techniques do holistic practitioners use?

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Depending on the practitioner's training, they may include:

  • Education on lifestyle changes and self-care to promote wellness. This may include diet, exercise, psychotherapy, relationship and spiritual counseling, and more
  • Complementary and alternative therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, homeopathy, massage therapy, and naturopathy
  • Western medications and surgical procedures

SOURCES:

American Holistic Medical Association: "Frequently Asked Questions;" "How to Choose a Holistic Physician/Practitioner;" Principles of Holistic Medicine;" "Holistic Medicine;" and "Comparing Holistic and Conventional Medicine."

American Cancer Society: "Holistic Medicine."

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 18, 2020

SOURCES:

American Holistic Medical Association: "Frequently Asked Questions;" "How to Choose a Holistic Physician/Practitioner;" Principles of Holistic Medicine;" "Holistic Medicine;" and "Comparing Holistic and Conventional Medicine."

American Cancer Society: "Holistic Medicine."

 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 18, 2020

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