Holistic health is a concept in medical practice upholding that all aspects of people's needs including psychological, physical and social should be taken into account and seen as a whole. As defined above, the holistic view is widely accepted in medicine. A different definition, claiming that disease is a result of physical, emotional, spiritual, social and/or environmental imbalance, is used in alternative medicine.
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Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.
The numerical value of holistic health in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of holistic health in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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I'm for reallocating every dollar that goes to Planned Parenthood and putting them in women's health centers that actually provide more comprehensive services than Planned Parenthood does, there are much more comprehensive women's health centers. Women are probably going to get a more holistic health screening at those places than Planned Parenthood.
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