Do you know what “holistic” means?
One dictionary states Holistic means:
“Emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole”
This means a natural approach as opposed to the use of compounds found in medicines that a veterinarian my use to treat a pet.
A holistic doctor or vet takes special training so they can use this holistic approach to treating either humans or animals.
Many people wonder if all of the medicines created by pharmaceutical companies are good for pets or people, what if any are the side effects, and more.
Aspirin originally came from plants. It is a compound found in the willow, which alleviates pain.
For centuries, the eastern medicine has been treating ailments with compounds other than the chemicals western medicine uses.
There is no way to tell if one way is better than another is.
It’s known that some antibiotics are not as effective as they were due to overuse; could this happen with other medicines as well?
There is no way to tell if other drugs may become ineffective over time.
This is why a holistic approach, to pet health care might be an alternative, for those who are concerned.
Each of you needs to make your own decision about whether or not to find a holistic doctor or vet for the family members, both human and animal.
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