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Americans Would Rather Travel Than Pay High Costs

Affordable, quality care apparently trumps the commitment to travel. Approximately 50 million uninsured Americans are choosing medical tourism rather than pay for medical care in the US.

Holistic and Alternative Medicine Treatments

Holistic and Alternative medicine concerns itself with finding the cause of a disease and treating it from the root rather than treating the symptoms. Alternative treatments will look at a person's entire being includes mental state, diet, exercise, attitude, etc. Along with treating a person's body they also treat his mind and put him in touch with his spiritual side.

There are many forms of alternative medicines. Some famous ones are Yoga, Ayurveda, herbalism, massage therapy, reflexology, homeopathy, aromatherapy and meditation.

Some techniques such as Thai massage, Yoga, Ayurveda and acupressure have been exported outside their home countries of origins and have found a willing audience outside. Others like energy healing, herbalism, aromatherapy, and meditation existed in some form before they became popular.

Alternative therapy can be used to de-stress and detoxify the body and get back youthful vigor. Natural remedies are easy on the body and make use of the system's own internal energy to heal from injuries or recover one's health.

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Featured Holistic and Alternative Medicine Providers Abroad


Shanghai United Family Hospital

Shanghai, China


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

Shanghai United Family Hospital (SHU), a joint venture between Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) and the Shanghai Changning Central Hospital, is a member of the United Family Healthcare (UFH)...

Yanhee International Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Arabic, Korean, Thai, Mandarin

Yanhee International Hospital is dedicated to provide the highest quality of service and excellent patient care in a cost-effective manner.
We are one of the largest hospitals in Asia with the ...

YHI SPA – Paradisus Varadero

Matanzas, Cuba


Languages: English, Spanish

YHI-Spa, synonymous with light, vitality and harmony, is the Meliá Hotels International brand for people who need to renew and revitalize body and soul and forget about their worries and stress...

HYGEIA Hospital

Athens, Greece


Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

Languages: English, Russian, Greek

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large Private Hospital that has operated in Greece since 1974, and is currently one of the largest private hospital units in our country.

It was founded in ...
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