The History of Medicine

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Foods that Heal: Foods that Hurt

Through the course of history the practice of medicine has changed. In the earliest of times medicine was plant based. The practices of Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda date back centuries. Allopathic and Homeopathic medicines are the “newcomers” to medicine. Let’s explore each modality of medicine starting with the newest.
Though I do see an Allopathic doctor for my diabetes, I primarily follow the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Herbalism. By doing so I have found that I am healthier and see the Allopathic doctor less. I’m not advocating that anyone stop seeing their Allopathic doctor. There is room for all modalities of medicine. I do believe the time has come that these 5 branches of medicine begin to work together. Allopathic is great for diagnosing, setting broken bones, and removing foreign objects, while other modalities are better at addressing the root causes of disease.

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