Acupuncturist And Herbalist Says Western Medicine Masks The Symptoms of Disease
03/06/2010

Alternative medicine has been popular in the United States for decades, but until recently many traditional physicians preferred to use medications as treatment for disease, illness, depression and other common ailments.

Online PR News – 06-March-2010 – – Irvine, CA ( Onlineprnews ) March 6, 2010 - Alternative medicine has been popular in the United States for decades, but until recently many traditional physicians preferred to use medications as treatment for disease, illness, depression and other common ailments. As many of the world’s most popular physicians, including Dr. Oz, begin to announce their belief in alternative treatments such as herbs and acupuncture (http://www.orangecountyacupuncture.com), many of the nations leading alternative medicine physicians are seeing an increase in patient demand for more holistic care.

One such professional, Dr. Kathleen Albertson, has been an Acupuncturist and Herbalist for over 15 years. She has a PhD in Holistic Nutrition. Dr. Albertson, owner of OC Acupuncture, Inc. in California stated “For over 5000 years, acupuncture and herbal medicine (http://www.orangecountyacupuncture.com) has treated the root cause of disease without the side effects produced by western drugs.” She continued on to say “Western medicine treats and masks the symptoms of disease; it is compartmentalized and doesn’t deal with the patient holistically. It fails to address the unique symptoms and nuances of each person.”

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM, which includes acupuncture and herbs) resolves and restores the body’s physical and emotional systems.

“It is gentle and relaxing. It recognizes the individuality and sensitivity of each patient and treatment is adapted as such. When the root cause of disease is identified, symptoms diminish and in many cases, disappear. Imagine a life without medication. Imagine a life without pain. It is crucial to diagnose health problems before they become chronic, feeling better sooner,” stated Albertson.

Dr. Albertson is a published author and recently released her book “Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Women’s Health: Bridging the Gap Between Western and Eastern Medicine” which explains how TCM works and outlines how successful it is for a multitude of menstrual irregularities, fertility, pregnancy and menopausal disorders. She also touches on general heath concerns like insomnia, fibromyalgia, headaches and heart disease.

Kathie offers herbal consultations via telephone or SKYPE coast to coast. She says, “It’s important to receive a professional diagnosis so that a particular herb formula can be tailored to fit the patient’s exact needs. Chinese herbs are safe and each patient receives a customized, unique formula based on his or her specific pattern of disease.”

Dr. Kathleen Albertson L. Ac., PhD, specializes in educating men and women about alternative health options.

The bottom line is increased focus and education on holistic care, wellness, nutrition and lifestyle improves patient results. “We should work cooperatively to enhance patient care nationwide.” Kathie, a gentle and caring practitioner, can be reached at http://www.orangecountyacupuncture.com or at (949)-861-8901.

Contact:
Dr. Kathleen Albertson, L. Ac.
PhD, Holistic Nutrition
OC Acupuncture, Inc.
9841 Irvine Center Dr. # 170
Irvine, CA 92618
949-861-8901 phone
949-861-8971 fax

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