[ ] View the story "6 Natural Living Tips for a Healthier YOU" on Storify 6 Natural Living Tips for a Healthier YOU Have you ever tried natural medicine as a compliment or alternative to traditional medicine? Aimee Raupp, author, acupuncturist, herbalist, and women's health and fertility expert explains the benefits.
#HERchat· Fri, Apr 03 2015 01:31:54
acupuncture vancouverAdam McLeod, Dreamhealer
Do you know what natural medicine is all about? There are so many facets of alternative treatments and taking the time to understand how they work and what benefits they can provide is rewarding.
Q1. What are some common natural medicines and treatments? #HERchatEmpowHER
@EmpowHER We have read that #acupuncture goes much deeper with its therapy, picking up where #yoga can leave off. #HERchat #naturalhealthBikram Yoga Agoura
.@empowHER A1 #acupuncture is one facet of #TCM & its an amazing natural medicine. And, diet (yes, food is medicine) is powerful! #HERchatAimee Raupp
A1. Herbs are a great natural medicine and can help with a variety of health concerns. #HERchatErin Kennedy
@EmpowHER #HERchat #aromatherapy ! it is an alternative for so many everyday needs and a must for #naturallivingSoulful Essence
A1. About 38% of American adults have used #alternativemedicine. Learn more about it: http://t.co/HTBGRo8Q7o #HERchatEmpowHER
A1. Mindfulness is another one- whatever you believe in- having a present, loving and conscious mindset is incredibly powerful. #HERchatAimee Raupp
#food is medicine. be sure you are eating #realfood that is nutrient dense and from natural organic sources. #HERchatAimee Raupp
1. Natural treatments can help with a variety of illness and ailmens, from the common cold to mental health.
Q2. What can #natural medicines and treatments help with? What other benefits do they offer? #HERchatEmpowHER
When one works holistically on their health from a mind body and soul approach, optimal health results. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A2. I always say that my job is to help guide my patients back to optimal health. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A2. When were in optimal health no illness should rule our life. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A2. In #TCM disease can be anything from bad PMS to migraines to back pain to cancer or infertility. I work with all of them&more #HERchatAimee Raupp
@erinskennedy A2: I found that they help me with fibro pains. They are less toxic than Rx meds, IMO. #HERchatThe Focus On You
A2 Natural treatments can help with medical and psychological issues ranging from anxiety to colds to pain relief #herchatThe Bella Vita
A2. #Acupuncture may help treat #infertility: http://t.co/RiKBUdn5hz #HERchatEmpowHER
2. If you're experiencing unsuccessful traditional treatments, try adding natural treatments to help.
Q3. Who should try natural alternatives? Why? #HERchatEmpowHER
connecting with nature is very healing, I am sure you are aware of the energetic principles of why #herchatBodiScience Wellness
A3. I think we should all embrace food and mindfulness as natural medicines as both are extremely powerful healing tools. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A3. DYK #TCM originated as a preventative medicine is meant to balance and regulate the body to prevent the onset of disease. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A3. It's important medicine for anyone. However in our society many people don't seek "medicine" until suffering with an ailment. #HERchatAimee Raupp
A3 People who have not seen results with traditional or medicinal methods should give natural methods a try #herchatThe Bella Vita
@SoulfulEssence cutting sugars/starches reduced the processed food we ate
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