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Integrative Medicine: The Best of Both Worlds

Integrative medicine makes up two different systems: modern and traditional medicine. Each system brings a very different approach, but both have the same good intention of helping the patient. Dr. Carrie Demers explains the pros and cons of each system and how integrative medicine takes the best from both worlds for an innovative approach to healing.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 6 mins

About the Teacher

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.

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