Naturopathy is not just a system of medicine but a way of life based mainly on the application of the simple laws of nature. It provides not only a simple practical approach to the management of disease, but builds a firm character, helping individual in leading a holistic way of life.(Dec10,2017,Article health for life)
A mental illness is a condition that affects an individual thinking, feeling or mood, it is not the result of one event, it may have multiple factors which develops unfavorable mental conditions. The factors influencing mental illness may vary from individual to individual, it may be due to stressful jobs or home life or a traumatic life event like being a victim of crime, sometimes biochemical processes circuits and basic brain structure may play a role too. Treating a symptom may be fast and effective and is certainly the right treatment for some patients. Wherein many physicians may prescribe for medicines and do not go for additional treatments. This treatment may not cure a patient for life time and for this naturopathy goes beyond the symptoms and treats the root cause of mental and emotional health problems.
NATUROPATHY AS AN AID TO MENTAL HEALTH:
Naturopathic treatments include things like psychological techniques such as counseling, stress management, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, acupressure, acupuncture, a good diet and so on. Naturopathy for mental illness helps in treating the entire individual and creates the ability within them to heal themselves. It does not believes in curing an individual with the help of medicine rather it tries to cure the whole person by making them self reliant. Naturopathy tries to address or heal the underlying disease within an individual.
ACUPRESSURE AS AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO MENTAL HEALTH:
Acupressure produces healing effects on the internal organs of the body through well defined points on the body surface. Acupressure and massage therapy have been shown to provide effective forms of stress relief. This can help in improving emotional and mental well being and ease symptoms associated with specific mental health disorders. By applying pressure on these selected points, relation organs can influence for getting rid of the ailment.