A growing body of evidence supports Complementary Medicine
Communication Could Use A Shot In The Arm
Improving Communication between Patient and Physician is Key
"Incorporating more education about CAM into medical curricula can better equip physicians to initiate conversations with patients relating to their use. In addition, including CAM physicians in groups such as accountable care organizations can improve communication"
Nondisclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use to Primary Care PhysiciansFindings From the 2012 National Health Interview Survey. Jou J, Johnson PJ. ,JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(4):545–546.
Wellness Coaching can Improve Quality of Life
In this single-arm cohort study (level 2b evidence), participating in wellness coaching was associated with improvement in 3 key areas of psychosocial functioning: QOL, mood, and perceived stress level...however, randomized clinical trials involving large samples of diverse individuals are needed to establish level 1 evidence for wellness coaching.
Clark, Matthew M. et al., Mayo Clinic Proceedings , Volume 89 , Issue 11 , 1537 - 1544
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