Integrative Medicine

When most people talk about holistic medicinal practices, they are thinking of baseless superstitious nonsense with no real health benefits. Decades of charlatans and snake oil salesmen using the term ‘holistic medicine’, have turned it into a punchline instead of a way of life. However, the actual definition of the term can be expressed as an approach to medicine involving a focus on not just physical health, but also mental and spiritual health as well. When viewed under this rather vague bit of semantic pedantry, the terms holistic and integrative medicine are all but indistinguishable. When most people talk about holistic medicinal practices, they are thinking of baseless superstitious nonsense with no real health benefits. Decades of charlatans and snake oil salesmen using the term ‘holistic medicine’, have turned it into a punchline instead of a way of life. However, the actual definition of the term can be expressed as an approach to medicine involving a focus on not just physical health, but also mental and spiritual health as well. When viewed under this rather vague bit of semantic pedantry, the terms holistic and integrative medicine are all but indistinguishable. When the care that each patient receives is meticulously designed for their individual needs, their health is bound to improve over the long term. Integrative medicine is not the same as holistic medicine however it is distinguished by several defining characteristics. Without these principles, the course of treatment cannot be considered integrative medicine. The first principal of integrative medicine is …

Get Your Feelz On

Today, the United States of America is facing an unprecedented mental health crisis, one that affects each and every citizen in some way. It is estimated that one in four Americans have been prescribed some form of medication as a treatment for their compromised mental health. On average, every household in the nation contains at least one member suffering from a mental illness or addiction to drugs or alcohol. Prison recidivism rates are higher than ever, as it has become increasingly difficult to find gainful employment after being released from incarceration. It seems like every month we receive news that another mass shooting has occurred, to the point where it has become commonplace. All of these factors combined have had a devastating effect, contributing to the various socioeconomic issues that are known to cause these problems in the first place. From a young age, we have become over-stressed and over-medicated, and the problems caused by this simply grow worse over time. And rather than treat the root causes of the mental health problems plaguing our citizens, as a nation we focus on treating the symptoms. Pharmaceutical companies and psychiatrists across the nation are making billions of dollars a year by selling drugs that treat the symptoms without addressing the cause. Get Your Feelz On has been working for years to find a way for the average person to enhance their emotional and psychological wellbeing without relying on psychoactive drug compounds and harmful coping mechanisms. Get Your Feelz On has developed …