Tag: alternative care

Young doctors are voting to suppress alternative medical info according to Whole Health Chicago

Young doctors are voting to suppress alternative medical info according to Whole Health Chicago In the United States, main stream medicine often has failed to quickly embrace adventurous and often surprisingly effective health care approaches that do not fit inside their testing – medicinal – surgical approach to the symptoms many people experience. This approach has harmed many people over the years, from unnecessary and harmful treatment of prostate growths, scare tactics and medicinal approaches that do little to improve the quality of our lives while causing diseases that may have never occurred (statins for instance). Some doctors such as Read More »

Alternative medicine and health insurance; is it covered and by which insurance plans.

Alternative medicine and health insurance; is it covered and by which insurance plans. The levels of awareness and utilization of alternative medicine is growing, as many users find themselves paying out of pocket for massage and other alternative care. While the affordable care act (Obamacare) does not allow for healthcare provider discrimination), it does not mean that an insurer covers the service. Chiropractic, which is considered complimentary medicine is mainstream and is covered by most plans, although some have limitations that discourage use, which leaves many patients paying out of pocket. Some limited benefit insurance plans such as EPO’s have Read More »

Fans of alternative / complementary medicine get the word out; reasons to consider a non medical provider for what ails you.

Fans of alternative / complementary medicine get the word out; reasons to consider a non medical provider for what ails you. Many chiropractic patients have been through it all; the tests, the procedures, the drugs and the fear of what if. What if they had only visited the chiropractor first? What if they visited another type of provider first? Most of us have been indoctrinated into the healthcare system and warned that if we do not use it first, our lives could be in jeopardy. On the other hand, NPR suggests an average of 210,000 and 440,000 patients die from Read More »