I started telling you about holistic health and what it is. But how does holistic health benefit you and why is it a good alternative to all the other methods of health care and healing? Let's delve deeper, shall we?
What is Holistic Health?
Many think it's a way to treat injuries and illnesses but actually holistic health is a way to approach life. It's an ancient approach that considers the body as a whole and how they interact with their environment. Simply, it's about the connection between the mind, body, and soul.
Why is it the Better Alternative?
There are many practices in place to keep the public healthy: hospitals, clinics, therapy, etc. However, all of them require insurance and even then, you still pay out of pocket at the end of the day. Holistic practices teach patients to take responsibility for their own health. This a cost-effective way to approach your health. The holistic way by no means wants you to NOT go to the hospital or doctor if you're experiencing a chronic illness or something that requires medical attention.
Let's explore the major benefits of using holistic health practices.
Long-Term Health Benefits
In the shortest and simplest terms, these are some key long-term benefits of using holistic health practices and visiting a holistic practitioner nearby:
Strengthens immune system
Improves sexual stamina
Overall good health & well being
Reassuring sense of calmness
Support mental health by reducing stress/anxiety/depression
Lower toxicity; deliberate, safe, and effective detoxification practices
Reducing allergies and allergy response
Healthy weight loss/gain
Increased insulin sensitivity
Healthier eating habits/diet
Improved bloodwork results
Some Benefits You May Notice Right Away
Yes, there are long-term benefits of the holistic method. However, you may notice some nice changes in the shorter term:
As I've said before, holistic care gets to the very root of the problem. It takes you, as a whole person, into account. This happens through habit-changing which takes only 2 months to do.
Since you're focusing on yourself and the root of the problem/its cause, you'll find a way to relieve your symptoms quicker and more naturally. Instead of medicine masking your symptoms, you work to eliminate them.
You experience natural and whole foods. Finding those will lead you to your local farmers' markets and no-waste stores which is amazing for you, your community, and the planet.
You will gain knowledge about your body, how it functions, and how to achieve your best self.
As you learn what your body is lacking, you'll learn about herbs, vitamins, homeopaths, essential oils, etc. to fuel your body and improve your health.
You can use holistic approaches for most aspects of your life from cleaning supplies to beauty to lifestyle choices and more.
There's no age limit!
You can combine holistic methods with conventional methods as well to reach your optimal health.
The holistic health practices may seem a little bit overwhelming or intimidating but I'm here to make it easier. These benefits will not happen right away, no results happen right away unless you're taking an online test. You will learn and grow with this method as a whole. That's really the goal of life, isn't it? To be whole and feel fulfilled. I'm going to do my best to make learning about this stuff a lot easier. Until next time!
Benefits of Holistic Health was written, researched, and edited by Emmalie Roberts. For more holistic articles, visit Svannah.