Holistic medicine refers to the system of healthcare that manages and prevents disease by applying natural ingredient. It is art and science of healing various kinds of disease and infection and takes care of person physically, psychologically, socially, and spiritually. Holistic medicine is a practice that put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but scientifically not proved. It is quested for optimal health and wellness. It is a concept that believes that there is the link between your physical health in terms of illness and disease and your psychological condition, emotional, social, spiritual and environmental state of mind. Therefore what the holistic medicine does here is that it manages the whole person’s psychological state of mind and physical state of that person’s body and these are managed together so that a person can be as whole. When a holistic physician treats a patient then he performs all form of healthcare whether it is conventional medicine or alternative therapies. It is believed in holistic medication that the whole body is made up of interdependent parts and if one part is not functioning well then other parts of the body will surely get affected and if people are not well either of the way such as physical, emotional, or spiritual then it will affect other aspect of your life as well.
Holistic physicians embrace a variety of safe, effective options in the diagnosis and treatment, including some education for lifestyle changes and self-care. Physical and psychological pressure or pain is something that is being treated in holistic treatment and you it tries to make you happy by telling you the difference between the positive way of life and negative way of life. Holistic physicians encourage patients to evoke the healing power of love, hope, humor and enthusiasm, and to release the toxic consequences of hostility, shame, greed, depression, and prolonged fear, anger, and grief. It is very important to be safe physically as well as psychologically and you should adopt a happy and ecstasy life in order to be safe from various life threatening diseases. Holistic medicine encourages patient participation in the doctor-patient relationship and patient empowerment. According to Canadian Holistic Medical association “Holistic medicine is a system of health care which fosters a cooperative relationship among all those involved, leading towards optimal attainment of the physical, mental emotional, social and spiritual aspects of health. It emphasizes the need to look at the whole person, including analysis of physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, social, spiritual and lifestyle values. It encompasses all stated modalities of diagnosis and treatment including drugs and surgery if no safe alternative exists. Holistic medicine focuses on education and responsibility for personal efforts to achieve balance and well-being.”