Holistic medicine looks to heal the entirety of the mind body and soul. It is preventative in nature but overtime, if properly utilized, can help with numerous maladies. It is important for mental health also. When looking for herbs and other practices to ease stress, anxiety or depression, it is very important to seek the guidance of medical professionals. Many herbs if not used properly can hurt a person. Overdosing, mixing with other herbs or other Western medications, or misusing them can cause health issues. Since this can occur, it is critical to seek professional guidance. Healthcare professionals who have specialties in Holistic Integrative backgrounds are a great place to start.
The article, “A Thorough Guide To Holistic Treatment For Mental Health” by Evalina Brown looks at some important factors in looking at holistic herbs in regards to mental health. She states,
“Holistic treatment facilities see mental illness as a combination of biological, physiological, as well as spiritual issues. This all-inclusive therapy strategy encourages patients to take responsibility for their own health and well-being.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Holistic Integrative Specialist Program and see if it meets your academic and professional needs. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Holistic Integrative Nursing