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How Our Own Holistic Doctor Describes Her Work

Dec 15, 2014 by Richard Stamps

Back in September, we wrote about what a holistic doctor does that a general practitioner doesn't do. This big difference is this: western medicine, which your GP falls under, treats the disease, while holistic medicine treats the whole person. 

That's the admittedly oversimplified explanation, which is why we thought we'd share some insightful words from Dr. Daphne Goldberg, since she practices both holistic/integrative medicine and family medicine

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What Does a Holistic Doctor Do That a General Practitioner Doesn’t?

Sep 03, 2014 by Richard Stamps

Holistic medicine is an approach to medical care that takes into account the entire person and the circumstances surrounding them. A holistic doctor considers attitudes, lifestyles, spiritual health, and physical health to be related. Holistic treatments are directed according to what, in the grand scheme, the holistic doctor determines to be the cause. In many cases, the doctor works on preventive care, as well.

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