Taking Care of Business: Chronic Disease Treatment Abroad

Chronic disease treatment abroad incorporates may new technologies with some that have been around for thousands of years. Some of the most common treatment approaches used to today to address chronic diseases prevention include those that have been around thousands of years, and some modern developments.

Some of the most common technologies and treatments include, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, biofeedback therapies, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the practice of Yoga and Ayurvedic medicine, as well as homeopathic medicine and herbal therapies and treatments.

Common chronic disease processes include back pain, allergies, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), asthma, cancer, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), cardiovascular disease, diabetes and arthritis, just to name a few.  According to the CDC, chronic disease conditions result in nearly 70% of deaths in the U.S.

According to a recent study, deaths caused by chronic disease processes are expected to reach nearly 20% in 2010 alone. Complementary and alternative treatments not only address symptoms, but may help development of chronic disease processes in the first place, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancers, through proper diet and nutrition, lifestyle counseling and back-to-basics herbal treatments that have been used effectively for thousands of years to promote health and longevity.

Facilities such as the Ahalia Ayurvedic Hospital or Makewell Meditour in India, or the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland are the source of just a few of world-class programs in chronic disease treatment and prevention.

PlacidWay, a medical tourism portal based in Denver, Colorado, encourages citizens around the world to search for health and wellness in every corner of the globe.


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