Your Guide to Seeing a Medical Intuitive

For some people, there’s more to physical health than the symptoms that can be understood by a medical doctor. Holistic wellness is important, and for some, that means consulting medical practitioners other than doctors and using methods like Reiki, acupuncture, and energy healing to diagnose and deal with ailments ranging from coughs and colds to more serious medical conditions like cancer, melanomas, and arthritis. While many people are skeptical, it never hurts to get a second opinion from someone who has helped other people in the past.

If you’re dealing with an ongoing health issue, many people find comfort and healing by working with a medical intuitive. A medical intuitive is an alternative medical practitioner who uses their intuitive abilities and insight to diagnose conditions, rather than using tests and other traditional diagnostic protocols.

The earliest medical intuitive was named Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, who started practicing in 1854. Although many people scoff at the title, these alternative doctors have often been consulted by medical doctors and clinics to provide second opinions on ongoing cases, and sometimes a medical intuitive themselves are in possession of a medical degree, merging the alternative and traditional practice.

Here’s a quick guide to help you have a positive experience working with a medical intuitive.

Be aware that a medical intuitive isn’t necessarily a medical doctor

Although there are some people who work as a medical intuitive that have gone through the formal process of attending medical school and becoming board certified, many people who do this work have absolutely no formal medical training or health-related background of any kind. This means that you’re relying completely on their intuitive abilities, rather than any kind of formal knowledge.

If you feel called to visit a medical intuitive, please ensure that it’s part of a holistic assessment, and make sure that your family or attending doctor is aware of your choice. It never hurts to seek out a second opinion, but if you’re in any pain, or are worried about your health, your doctor should be the first person you talk to, every time.

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Look for a medical intuitive with some formal training

While there are ‘schools’ that offer some kinds of medical intuitive training, most people agree that it’s a skill that you have to be born with. However, this doesn’t mean that you should go to just anyone who offers the service. There are tons of alternative doctors that have trained as research scientists or biologists, or in a helping field like psychotherapy or counseling. This background helps them explain their findings in a helpful way to a layperson. It also helps them deliver potentially upsetting news in a constructive way.

If you’re looking for a medical intuitive, make sure that they have some appropriate background training.

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