Alternative medicine Osteopenia , Osteoporosis treatments. First I want to give a bit of background about the use of alternative medicine in the United States and other 'Western' nations.
The Euro-American tradition of medicine (Sometimes called the 'Western medical tradition') there is an emphasis on pharmeceutical drugs, surgery and 'high' technology.
One result of a visit to China by the United States President, Richard Nixon was that the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was opened to practitioners of Western Medicine. (When TV broadcast the success of accupuncture as a form of anesthesia there was greatr interest and further study of TCM ensued.
Traditional Chinese Medicine uses a completely different theoretical system for understanding health and diseasethan that which developed in Europe. Western medicine began to take more seriously claims of useful and successful treatments from both Traditional Chinese Medicine and fromother Indigineous Peoples from around the world.
These practices were labeled Alternative medicine to distinguish them from the usual Euro-American medical practices.
But it was not just Traditional Chinese Medicine. Soon researchers were delving into Ayurdevic medicine (India), herbal medicine and other non pharmaceutical approaches to healing human ills.
Researchers have found that there are a number of alternative methods that do work to increase bone density. I have been reading research in this area for some time and I offer you information about the following:
If you have a suggestion of another Alternative Medicine treatment for bone loss and would like me to research it, please submit the form below. I am always looking for additional treatments and am glad to do the research for any items you submit.