The question: Is it smart for the integrative health and medicine movement to abandon the radicalism of calling for an "alternative medicine"?
A holistic approach to health goes beyond the problem at hand to fix it, with the intention of prevention in the future. It may mean you have an entire team of doctors and specialists working to keep you healthy, but it translates to better overall quality of care.
Significant strides have been made to better understand the role of magnesium and its therapeutic effect on a number of medical conditions, making more effective treatments a likely potential.
Chronicle of Health Creation: Are Integrative Health and Medicine Part of the National Pain Strategy?
The medical industry's uptake of complementary and integrative health and medicine is wildly uneven. This is true even in pain treatment, an area that drew most people to integrative practices and practitioners.
Recent oncological research is now suggesting a correlation between melatonin and cancer: Studies have suggested it could have a potential ability to lessen the negative effects of cancer chemotherapy, enhance its therapeutic effect and reduce its toxicity.