Alternative medicines are the medicines which are not the medicines commonly prescribed by the doctors during any sort of treatment of illness. The treatments which are done with these types of medicines are known as the alternative medicine treatments. According to different researches from time immemorial alternative medicines are very effective to the people who have been suffering from a long term incurable diseases.
The effectiveness lies on the fact that the medicines which are used in the cases of these treatments have minimal side effects or almost no side effects, the reasons have been discussed in the next paragraphs. This may be the reasons why people don’t lose hope as they know that there are the alternative medicine treatments that will show them a way to improve.
Origin of alternative medicines:
Generally most of the medicines are originated from the plants and different living organisms and cells. From the beginning of the human civilization there has been always a desire to fight against the diseases which took away the life of individuals. Often they were dependent on nature for various treatments. They used to worship Gods in order to get relief from the illness. A group of people here using their brains found out some herbal treatments as the alternative medicine treatments.
Herbal treatments and medicines were mostly obtained from the plants. In different cases the different extraction of the plants were used for production of the medicines. Recent studies have found almost in 13 countries round the world 31% of the cancer patients are under alternative medicine treatments. In different country these medicines are produced under the licence permitted by the government. So every country does not have the right to practice alternative medicines, and it varies from place to place.
Not only herbal treatments but also different extraction from the animals or fishes their hormones are also being used as alternative medicine treatments. It’s not like that they are used directly but they are processed and often synthesised in different medical library, tested upon living organisms and then is passed for the use of human beings.
Used in Nervous System Related Diseases:
Nervous system being the most important part of all the system within our body, the diseases which are related with this system is very critical and most of them are very difficult to cure. Countries like China, Spain, Germany, Tibet, US, have already taken control over most of the nervous system diseases by researching and developing the alternative medicine treatments. It is found that in some corners of the world people misusing the concept of alternative medicine treatments. As nervous system is a very delicate and sophisticated system in our body it is also very easy to diminish the proper functioning of it.
There are some medicines which can make a man physiologically misbalance and the self control over the nervous system is gone. As we know there has always been a disadvantage of a new invention, so this you may consider as the other side of the treatments.
National Centre for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
This organization is a US based organization which is now providing all the support for researches and development on the ayurvedic, homeopathy, naturopathy and different Chinese medicines. It has been tested in many ways that use these kinds of medicines are of less pain giving and no side effects for the patients. So the alternative medicine treatments are given more emphasis in today’s world.