Gain a deeper knowledge of medical treatment by exploring alternative healthcare practices from India, China, Eastern Europe, and Central, North, and South America. Start out by examining how these healing practices differ from conventional medical practices and then delve into the six global traditions that provide many in these regions with their primary source of healthcare. By the end of this course, you will be well on your way to understanding the health and wellness practices and techniques of these traditions.
- Identify the causes of disharmonies and diseases, diagnostic methods, treatment methods, and principles of Ayurvedic medicine.
- Understand the importance of cultural and spiritual elements of Native North American healing traditions.
- Become familiar with the medicine system of Central and South America.
- Learn the benefits and traditions of the South African and Chinese healing methods to promote body, mind, and spiritual awareness.
- Understand the way the Unani healing system has influenced Western medicine.
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