It’s no secret that there’s a healthcare crisis in the United States. Many people have high insurance deductibles that leave them strapped for cash in the event of a serious illness. While others, such as a growing percentage of freelancers, simply have no health insurance at all, due to the high cost of obtaining health insurance on their own. For these reasons, people are turning to alternative therapies as a way of treating chronic illnesses, pain, and mental disorders.
Alternative Treatment Options for Chronic Pain
Some people have a much higher threshold when it comes to handling chronic pain. They take a few aspirins or some ibuprofen to reduce it and then deal with it. While, others, have a much lower tolerance and need prescribed medications to help comfort them. However, the side effects can sometimes bring on additional health concerns. The good news is that there are other treatment options available. Taking natural supplements, yoga, and massage therapy are just a few options that show positive results overall.
Approximately 18% of the population of the United States has an anxiety disorder. Everyone will experience anxiety from time to time. However, when it dominates your life and you start to worry about everything, it’s a problem. Exercise helps to relieve stress and anxiousness in severe cases, allowing patients to function and return to a normal life.