Integrative or integral medicine?


How will medicine be in the future? Is integrative medicine, practiced already today in some countries enough? What would be “integral medicine”?
In I had a conversation with Matt Dorsey, integral practitioner and acupuncturist whose mission is to bridge the gap between the present practices which often belittle and exclude the other.

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The closest thing we have to integral medicine is functional medicine. Integrative medicine is a step up from mainstream, Orange, allopathic medicine and includes a lot more, but it’s more like Green (sometimes Orange). Functional medicine starts to look at the relationships between things, both within the UR quadrant and across all quadrants.