I try to live holistically and avoid conventional medicine.
Knowledge of constitution is the key for a holistic and integral health care, the true basis of any preventative medicine.
I believe in holistic medicine, yoga, Pilates and so on. But I also believe in banana split sundaes once in a while.
Only desperation can account for what the Chinese do in the name of 'medicine.' That's something you might remind your New Age friends who've gone gaga over 'holistic medicine' and 'alternative Chinese cures.
Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.
Joan D. Vinge
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden