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International Conference on Complementary & Alternative Medicine , will be organized around the theme “The art of healing comes from nature”
CAM 2018 is comprised of 14 tracks and 1 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in CAM 2018.
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The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing rapidly. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 65–80% of the world's health care services as Alternative Medicine ‘Therefore, from the viewpoint of the population ratio, more people use CAM than modern western medicine. Complementary Medicine Today is "a diverse group of treatments, ranging from symptomatic interventions to be used in conjunction with traditional therapies, meditation to other treatments to be used other than the surgeries and chemotherapy techniques. Complementary medicine courses take up the challenge to overcome ill health and different conventional therapies.
Although much attention has been focused on CAM not only from physicians but also basic medical researchers, scientific evidence for most CAM is still sparse. Emergence of CAM as a new current of medicine depends on whether or not precise scientific evidence can be accumulated.
Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.
What is Herbal Medicine? Herbalism is the main track of medical system which uses plant extracts as the important components. These can be either eaten or applied to skin in purpose of many medical treatments. Modern medicine recognizes herbalism as a form of alternative medicine, as the practice of herbalism is not strictly based scientific method evidence which is gathered.
There are many types of herbal medicines used in this modern period. The list of herbal medicine depends on the type of plant and the method used for the modification of herbal medicine. An evidence-tested pharmaceutical drug uses many plant derived compounds in modern medicine. Herbs and medicines which are derived from natural sources are used in Phyto therapy and Phyto chemistry for testing the modern standard effectiveness. Herbal medicine includes fungal and bee products including minerals and shells. Funding agencies have been supporting Herbal medicine with its funds through NIH, FDA and other funding organizations.
Acupuncture is a kind of choice pharmaceutical in which thin needles are installed into the body. It is a key portion of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Needle treatment is the expansion in the skin of thin needles. It is ordinarily used for anguish mitigation. The bigger piece of people who seek out needle treatment do accordingly for musculoskeletal issues, including low back desolation, bear immovability, and knee torment.
· Japanese Style Acupuncture
· Korean Acupuncture
· Korean Hand Acupuncture
· Auricular Acupuncture
· Veterinary Acupuncture
Traditional medicine is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.
A homeopathic arrangement are referred to as homeopathic or cures. A homeopathic repertory is a list of ailment side effects that rundowns arrangements related with particular manifestations. Homeopathy utilizes creature, plant, mineral, and manufactured substances in its arrangements, for the most part alluding to them utilizing Latin or fake Latin names. Homeopathic solution is a restorative theory and practice in light of the body can recuperate itself. Homeopathy was established in the late 1700s in Germany and has been broadly honed all through Europe.
Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person body, mind, spirit, and emotions in the quest for optimal health and wellness. According to the holistic medicine philosophy, one can achieve optimal health the primary goal of holistic medicine practice by gaining proper balance in life.
- Track 7-1Functional Medicine
Correlative and option medication is otherwise called CAM. Correlative and option solution tries to forestall and treat diverse conditions with the accompanying systems: Healing touch Energy Herbal drugs Many Complementary and option medication treatments have been around for a considerable length of time. Be that as it may, do they truly work..?
There is research to demonstrate that some Complementary and option pharmaceutical methods can help with issues like agony and sickness. However, different treatments don't have enough therapeutic proof to choose in the event that they are viable.
Ayurveda is the traditional medical system of India which has been originated 4000 year ago. It is based on the theory that disease results from an imbalance of the body’s life force (prana). It aims to restore balance within the body.
Ayurvedic medicine is mainly used for hair loss and skin care treatments. The balance of prana is determined by equilibrium of the 3 Ayurvedic body types (doshas): vata, pitta, and kapha. Use of Ayurvedic herbal combinations to relieve symptoms in patients with RA has been studied. RA is treated based on the efficacy of Ayurvedic herbal combinations by identified 2005 systematic review of randomized controlled trails.Use of Ayurvedic practices to treat diabetes is being studied.After determining the balance of doshas, Ayurvedic practitioners design a treatment specifically tailored to each patientMain aim of Ayurveda is to restore balance within the body and also with nature using diet, herbs, meditation, massage, yoga and therapeutic detoxification. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the dietary supplements, but the regulations for dietary supplements differ and less strict than those given for prescription.
Yoga has been originated in ancient India explaining the group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. There is a broad variety of Yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Among them most well-known types of yoga are Hatha yoga and Raja yoga.
Yoga offers a multitude of mental and physical benefits. In the modern era of yoga, advances in technology and accessibility of information allow researchers to test and prove these benefits that have been discussed for generations.
- Raja Yoga
- Classical yoga
- Ashtanga yoga
- Hatha yoga
- Yogacara and Vajrayana
A major connection by which the mental, emotional, social, behavioural and spiritual factors can directly affect the health is Mind body connection. Mind-body connection psychology is based on the theory that mental and emotional factors. These regulate physical health through a system of interdependent hormonal and immunologic connections throughout the body. Mind Body Interventions are designed to facilitate the mind’s capacity to affect bodily functions and symptoms. Examples of Mind body Interventions mainly include hypnosis and hypnotherapy. To enhance the mind’s capacity to affect the body there are behavioural, psychological, spiritual and social techniques in mind body medicine and also to preserve health and to prevent or cure disease. As Mind body medicine is beneficial, abundantly supported with the scientific evidence, many of these techniques of mind body medicine are considered as the mainstreams.
Chiropractic is an alternative medicine that deals with the diagnosis of mechanical disorder of SPINE which belongs to musculoskeletal system of our body.
Development of osteopathic and chiropractic medicine in North America gained popularity of Chiropractic technique in late 19th century. Gonstead chiropractic technique is the major chiropractic technique used on the theme of spinal adjustment treatment “on hands”.The main part of Chiropractic technique is the massage and manipulation which helps in the adjustment of spine and related tissues. Chiropractic manipulation is not effective for any medical condition according to the scientific evidence, with the exception of treatment for lower back pain. Cervical spine has been debated particularly with the safety of manipulation. Adverse results, including death in the Chiropractic treatment are rare. Chiropractors may use exercise and other treatments as advice. Chiropractic Activation method is an instrument assisted treatment method used by chiropractors for treatment of back pain, neck pain and headaches.
Naturopathy is a distinct system of primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process through the use of natural remedies. The principles of Naturopathy were first used by the Hippocratic School of Medicine in about 400 B.C. Naturopathy includes diagnostics and therapeutic modalities which include diagnostic testing, intervenes and injection therapy. One can find a Naturopath in nutritional and family consultancy and also in beauty clinics. A Naturopath usually practices in a freelance environment to put up their work in hospitals, spas, research, and health care and also in media. Funding agencies has been supporting Naturopathic medicine with its funds through NIH, FDA and other funding organizations.
Unani established writing comprises of thousands of books. As indicated by Unani pharmaceutical, administration of any infection relies on the determination of illness As an option type of medication, Unani has discovered support in India where prominent items like Egg Oil and Almond Oil are generally utilized for hair mind. Unani specialists can rehearse as qualified specialists in India, as the legislature endorses their practice. Unani solution has similitudes to Ayurveda. Both depend on hypothesis of the nearness of the components.
· Herbs used in Unani Medicine
· Basic Principles of Unani Medicine
· Herbs and Healing