[Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #8239: The Origins Of Alternative Medicine ###

Subject: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #8239: The Origins Of Alternative Medicine ###
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Date: 2013-03-05 05:13:27

#8239: The Origins Of Alternative Medicine ###
 Reporter: catareani1977 | Type: Bugs
   Status: new | Milestone: To Be Determined
Component: None | Version: Boost 1.52.0
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 The origins of alternative medicine, also known as holistic medicine,
 could be traced straight back hundreds of years to the very roots of
 medicine. Several millennia ago, doctors or healers would measure the sick
 people mental situation in addition to their physical symptoms before
 beginning treatment. The sources of alternative medicine handle the
 symptoms of the complete person, not merely the physical signs of
 infection. This really is substantially not the same as old-fashioned
 medicine today.

 In medicine today, people demand to be healed immediately, and the demand
 for medicines and treatments that so is extremely large. Most doctors
 today are trained to assess physical symptoms and base treatments on that,
 without much consideration of the individuals mental or intellectual

 Since its inception, alternative medicine has survived the ages and stages
 of the field of medicine. Inspite of the frequency of modern medical
 practices, you can still find huge numbers of people worldwide that take
 advantage of alternative treatments for conditions or well-being. Some of
 these alternative treatments include herbal solutions, massage, and
 meditation. Massage is one of the most long-standing forms of alternate
 treatment, and of relaxation and stress release, and as it's remarkably
 popular nowadays as a for aches and pains. Many people probably dont even
 consider massage as a kind of alternative medicine.

 Through the ages, every culture has used their particular types of
 alternative drugs and remedies. There's over 5000 years of history and
 many kinds of treatments which were employed far and wide, and their roots
 can be even found by many traditional medical treatments in alternative
 medicine from long ago.

 Way back when in Europe, medical issues were treated by one of two types
 of healers, the doctors or the folk healers. The folk healers appealed to
 the poorer factions of society, in that they used natural remedies that
 were more affordable and easier to come by. Folk healers were usually
 highly respected in these disadvantaged sections of society. Folk healers
 frequently involved philosophy and religious faith to their healing
 methods, which served to reinforce an ill persons mind and soul, in
 addition to his body.

 Eventually, folk medicine developed into the traditional medicine we're
 acquainted with in todays world. With each passing century, many great
 advances have been manufactured in remedies and treatments for conditions
 and various diseases.

 Despite the dominance of traditional medicine on the planet today, there's
 still a location for alternative medicine. It is well and alive, and
 utilized by many people all over the world through massage, acupuncture,
 aromatherapy, herbal solutions, yoga, and many other designs of
 alternative treatments. Many doctors now support many of the treatments,
 making them less choice.

 The origins of alternative medicine were very forward thinking. Alternate
 medication has survived through the millennia because it has real quality,
 despite a good deal of ridicule through the ages. Though they do not have
 the immediate result that lots of drugs and remedies of conventional
 medicine, they are a possible option for a person to take into account.

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