Foundations of Holistic Science ( FHS Formerly IHS) Introduction to Holistic Sciences (I-H-S)
Natural Healing College has grown to have a reputation as one of the best Holistic Health Schools because it is one of the few who offer all course work online for your convenience.
Before you commit to long term study with us, this (IHS) short program consisting of two classes will expose you to a wide spectrum of alternative healing modalities. If you are just starting in this filed we suggest considering enrolling for this program first. All credits earned are fully transferable to all our diploma programs.
Alternative Medicine Education
Alternative healing is a blanket term encompassing many forms of therapies and natural medicines to improve the overall well-being of a person. An alternative medicine education therefore equips you with the knowledge to take care of the common health conditions; including headaches, stomach upsets, urinary tract infections, dermatitis, common cold and sore throats using herbal medicine, holistic nutrition and other holistic health practices.
More and more people today are turning to holistic healing for all kinds of health problems. As a result, there's an overall increase in demand for alternative medicine professionals. As a student in this field, you will be able to learn, among other things:
Herbal treatments, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Massage Therapies, etc.
Alternative medicine is also capable of helping many chronic conditions such as cancer, depression, migraines, arthritis, heart disease and auto immune disorders. Through holistic healing approaches (treating the whole body, rather than just focusing on the affected body parts), holistic health practitioners can improve the health of each of their patients by administering personalized healing solutions.
Under alternative medicine education educational programs, you may choose to specialize in one field of alternative healing -- whichever field you settle on, the rewards are certain to be good and the experience very fulfilling. You can become a:
Holistic Health Practitioner
Ayuvedic Health Practitioner
An alternative medicine education teaches you the importance of handling each client according to their individual condition and needs. As opposed to conventional medicine (one solution fits all), alternative medicine combines several holistic therapies, such as herbal remedies, ayurveda and massage to help a client's condition.
In addition, you will learn the role of proper nutrition (along with vitamin and mineral supplements) in order to help your client who needs help due to sickness and needs guidance towards prevention of such health problems. You will also learn about various highly nutritious diets that can be used as a solution to help certain conditions, as well as the importance of al natural stuff (food and water) to overall health.