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Ten Alternative Therapies

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With America spending almost $22 million on alternative therapies this year alone and health care providers clocking in 425 million as opposed to doctors bought in 388 million. Here is a look at the ten most popular forms of alternative therapies.


Acupuncture dates as early as 1600-1100 BCE and was said to have been discovered in ancient days as a way of healing aches and pains. The Chinese refined and articulately mastered this form of therapy, which is today one of the most popular in the world. Through creating an energy balance in the body through working with the meridians and pathways, acupuncture is often advised to be used on it's own or in conjunction with other therapies.


The philosophy of Reiki is that in its name, Re meaning higher power and Ki which translates as Life force energy. This higher life force energy otherwise known as healing energy directed by God and higher beings is then channeled into the body. This energy creates healing, chakra balancing and profound insights for the person experiencing Reiki therapy.


Chiropractors are excellent in their knowledge of the body and its response to accurate alignment. Seeing a chiropractor is a great alternative as a painless, non-surgical and non-invasive treatment. Many various factors may bring the spine out of alignment therefore affecting health in various ways.

Chinese herbal medicine

Chinese herbal medicine is a practice that uses ancient herbs well known to heal the body and enhance the body functions. However Chinese medicine today looks at other various factors such as eyes, the face and the tongue for signals and clues into a person's health. From there they prescribe the accurate herbs believing that herbs contain certain energy that cannot always be mixed together. See your Chinese herbal practitioner to get a mixture that will work harmoniously for you.


Homeopathy is becoming one of the fastest and most relied on way to heal various ailments. From coughs and cold, to fatigue and insomnia homeopathy's natural approach allow the body to naturally defend itself against any virus.

Thai massage

Thai massage is believed to have been created by a physician to the Buddha, in India 2500 years ago. This psychical form of massage has been practiced by monks for centuries as a part of Thai medicine.


Hypnosis is an effective way to dealing with mental blocks, health problems and habits or addictions. Hypnosis will put a person in a deep hypnotic state in which the unconscious mind can be accessed. However all professional clinical hypnotherapies assure, that you are still conscious and have full control over your mind and body. Clinical hypnotherapists have a code of ethical conduct, which they have sworn to in your best interest.

Alexander Technique

It is a renowned form of energy enhancement allowing people to enjoy the benefits of improved concentration, fluidity, balance and support. It is viewed as a re-structuring for the mind and body, strengthening the body by releasing unnecessary tension. Alexander Technique mainly focuses on breathing, posture and relaxation.

DNA Activation

Is a new form of therapy that mystics claim to have been channeled from higher sources. People whom have experienced a full 22 strand DNA activation claims that

Spiritual counseling

Spiritual counseling is a deeper approach to therapy. Addressing issues related to psychical, spiritual and emotional self. Spiritual counseling allows people to gain access to an alternative view any illness or worry, and may find relief in alternative forms as opposed to being a psychiatrist.

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