“The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” — Aristotle
Let’s talk about quick fixes versus real fixes in health care options. Quick fixes may work quickly — and stop working quickly.
For acute problems, like an occasional headache, quick fixes like an aspirin can make a lot of sense. For chronic disorders and diseases, however, we need lasting — and more far-reaching — help.
It is no accident that more people search the Internet for keywords related to “alternative” medicine rather than “complementary” or “integrative” medicine. Clearly, most people with chronic disorders and diseases are likely to start off on one or more conventional drugs that they have to take. But many people want more options, i.e., alternatives.
Once the shock of a diagnosis wears off, what you need are true options — alternatives. Yet, as a consumer, you often assume that drugs — or treatments that … Read More