These days, there are so many over the counter drugs which are laden with harmful side effects for the human day. They are popular, however, because they provide their users with instant relief from their pains or form their ailments hence they are the go-to drugs for many. However, the continued use of these drugs will cause very unpleasant side effects to one’s body, and their long-term use can even lead to cancer. As a result, many health experts all over the world are advising their patients to minimize the use of these drugs as much as they can and instead, to turn to the use of traditional medicines as a healthier alternative treatment for most of their ailments, as well as to turn to healthy eating as a prevention mechanism.
Ranging from acupuncture to mediation, there are so many traditional medicines that one can choose from. The preference of the traditional medicines over the commercial ones comes about due to the fact that most of the traditional medicines are basically free of any side effects and even the few traditional treatments that do have some side effects; these side effects are often relatively harmless to the human body. More so, there is a variety of benefits to be gained from the use of traditional medicines in addition to the treatments they offer, and they also lead to the long-term well-being of the individual as has been discussed below.
The reduction of inflammation within one’s body is one of the major benefits of using traditional medicines. Many fatal health problems such as diabetes, heart diseases, or even cancer usually start as an inflammation within the body hence inflammation is quite dangerous. Therefore, minimizing or getting rid of this inflammation is highly beneficial and this can be done through traditional methods such as acupuncture, acupressure, among others.
Improving one’s mental health is yet another advantage of using traditional medicines. Some of the side effects of using herbs for one’s treatment is that they tend to relax one’s body and relieve it of stress; and they also tend to regulate the brain protecting hormones hence taking care of one’s mental health in the long run.
One will also get better sleep at night if they use traditional medicines. Apart from having a calming effect on one’s body, traditional medicines would also help to improve one’s blood circulation. This would help one’s body to relax more and as a result, one will get some quality sleep at night.
We can, therefore, conclude that it is highly beneficial to use traditional medicines as compared to commercial ones and it is about time that more people make the switch so that we can have a healthier nation.