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Millions Of Patients Equal One Top Spot

Add 2.5 million international tourists, a variety of health services, and great deals, and you get the top spot for medical tourism! In 2012, Thailand ranked as the most visited medical tourism destination in the world!

Holistic and Alternative Medicine Treatments

Holistic and Alternative medicine concerns itself with finding the cause of a disease and treating it from the root rather than treating the symptoms. Alternative treatments will look at a person's entire being includes mental state, diet, exercise, attitude, etc. Along with treating a person's body they also treat his mind and put him in touch with his spiritual side.

There are many forms of alternative medicines. Some famous ones are Yoga, Ayurveda, herbalism, massage therapy, reflexology, homeopathy, aromatherapy and meditation.

Some techniques such as Thai massage, Yoga, Ayurveda and acupressure have been exported outside their home countries of origins and have found a willing audience outside. Others like energy healing, herbalism, aromatherapy, and meditation existed in some form before they became popular.

Alternative therapy can be used to de-stress and detoxify the body and get back youthful vigor. Natural remedies are easy on the body and make use of the system's own internal energy to heal from injuries or recover one's health.

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Featured Holistic and Alternative Medicine Providers Abroad


YHI SPA – Paradisus Varadero

Matanzas, Cuba


Languages: English, Spanish

YHI-Spa, synonymous with light, vitality and harmony, is the Meliá Hotels International brand for people who need to renew and revitalize body and soul and forget about their worries and stress...

Bangkok Hospital Hua Hin

Hua Hin, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Thai

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, the parent organization of Bangkok Hospital, operates a total of nineteen hospitals throughout Thailand and Cambodia. It has long been our goal to bring the excellent c...

Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz

Sao Paulo, Brazil


Accreditation: JCI, Temos

Languages: English, Portuguese

With over a century of existence, the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital was founded in 1897 and holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

A group of G...

BNH Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: Thai, English

Over 100 years of medical experience caring for Thais and expatriates. The BNH hospital, formerly known as the Bangkok Nursing Home Hospital, was established originally to provide nursing care for exp...
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