“Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” – The World Health Organization
It is not hard to see that the whole human being – body, mind & spirit must be healthy for that person to be fully well. Yet, conventional medicine in the United States tends to compartmentalize. We see specialists who treat just one part of us (usually the body) and focus solely on eliminating symptoms, often through the use of medications with a myriad of damaging side effects. This is not the case everywhere! Many countries and cultures have their own multifaceted health systems that focus on the entire person. The following are just a few you may want to consider on your path to becoming a Happy Health Her.