The Culture of Medicine ls Changing

Written by Patricia Zimmerman

With the skyrocketing costs of pharmaceuticals and health insurance, patients have been forced to find alternative ways to heal that are cost effective and non-invasive. People are tired of taking pills, and they want to feel good again.

With the current platform for healing, a patient goes to the doctor and is told what to do. This platform does not include any form of natural healing. Most doctors have taken very few courses, if any, in nutrition or natural methods to achieve health and well-being.

Most pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter medicines prescribed daily are plant-derived, meaning these drugs contain chemicals and unnatural substances that mimic the effect of a live plant. Patents mean profits. Why accept an imitation drug when products exist that contain elements of a live plant; i.e., herbs and essential oils?

The culture of medicine today is moving toward a patient-centered, team approach focused on the health and well-being of the patient. The team may consist of a health counselor, an acupressurist or acupuncturist, a Reiki or energy healing practitioner, a wellness advocate, a medical doctor or doctor of naturopathy, etc., all working with the patient. The patient is team leader directing his or her health.

Why is this exciting? It means we are now responsible for our own health. We decide what advice we will accept and from whom. We listen to advice from each member of our team, review all information received, and research all options to heal. We decide if we want to fill a prescription or find alternative methods to heal, such as energy healing, herbs, and/or essential oils.

The time to feel good again is now! How you achieve this is up to you. The choice has always been yours.

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Patricia Zimmerman is a published author, writing books on true healing and how to achieve it. She began working as a healing practitioner in 2003 and is founder of White Dove Circle of Light and Love, a unique, one-of-a-kind wellness center where one can find true healing for the mind, body, and spirit. Located in Springboro, White Dove Circle is a leader in the holistic field offering a wide variety of services and products to heal naturally. White Dove Circle offers classes, workshops, and retreats for self-improvement and self-empowerment; movement classes; life coaching; massage; meditation; and more.