and Complementary Medicine for Stroke
Several alternative and Complementary Therapies are useful in treating stroke. The best approach to stroke from a traditional standpoint is to lower the fat in the diet and prevent the disorder. One of the main causes of strokes is atherosclerosis brought about by the cholesterol plaques clogging the arteries of the neck and brain. Another main cause of stroke is high blood pressure that can cause blood vessels in the brain to burst, causing a stroke.
All the alternative therapies listed for cardiovascular health and for
preventing hypertension are also useful for managing stroke. We will cover some of these therapies that has special significance in treating stroke.
The most useful complementary therapies for stroke include:
Nutrition and Diet
Vitamin and Nutritional Supplements
Exercise and Bodywork, including Massage,
Hydrotherapy, Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, and Feldenkrais
Mind Body Medicine including Hypnotherapy, Biofeedback, Guided Imagery, Meditation,
Stress Management, Relaxation and Social Support
Bach Flower Remedies
Snake Venom Remedy for Stroke
Others: Light Therapy, Magnetic Field Therapy, Naturopathic Medicine, Osteopathy, Sound Therapy, Chiropracty, Reflexology and Folk Remedies
Reconstructive Therapy and Vision Therapies are also useful for managing the pain after stroke as well as for rehabilitation after stroke.
remedies are not meant to be used as a treatment for stroke. If you suspect a
stroke, seek emergency medical treatment immediately. Time is of