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More Americans without Insurance Turn to Alternative Medicine

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Why are those without insurance utilizing alternative medicine?
Air Date: 3/1/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
More Americans without Insurance Turn to Alternative Medicine
When you don't have insurance, your health-spending dollars are very precious.

You may invest more in preventative care, such as supplements and other therapies. You want to avoid surgery for chronic conditions, if at all possible.

Many Americans (those with and without insurance) seek chiropractic care. Acupuncture and massage are also popular alternative therapies. A great deal of people who visit these practitioners have some form of health insurance, but plenty of uninsured don't mind going out-of-pocket for treatment.

Individuals want positive outcomes with good value from their office visits, and alternative medicine seems to provide both to its patients.

Listen in as Dr. Holly Lucille discusses alternative medicine.
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