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Western vs. Eastern medicine: What to know

March 11, 2022

From the Medical News Today website

The practice of medicine has evolved over time, and many people refer to these two distinct approaches as Eastern and Western medicine. 

Eastern medicine approaches diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease in a holistic manner. This includes multiple factors that embrace the mind, body, and spirit. The practice includes a branch of treatment such as acupuncture and tai chi.

Western medicine uses a systemic approach, utilizing symptoms and separate organ systems to determine treatments. 

This article will explore the key differences between Western and Eastern medicine, whether it is possible to utilize them in tandem, and their benefits to individuals.

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