The surging popularity in alternative and complementary therapies reflects a desire for more natural things in life. While the clinical efficacy of these treatments is still being debated, one thing is for sure: There is a difference between ‘alternative therapies’ and ‘complementary therapies’ – the former replaces mainstream medical treatment, while the latter acts as a support. Some are fairly safe and natural, but others can be quite invasive and may worsen your condition. Always check with your doctor or healthcare professional on the safety of opting for these methods.
Words: Efi Eqbal
The art of pampering has risen to heights so sublime, a visit to a spa more than just relaxes the body; it awakens the spirit and energises the soul. Here’s a list of our favourite spas around the region that welcome you into a playground of pleasure, where your physical and spiritual wellbeing is the ultimate goal.
Words: R. Rajendra
Medical tourism at its best.
By Jayne Kam
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