Medicine is the discipline, art, and science of treating a patient properly and caring for his or her well-being, diagnosis, prediction, prevention, therapy or palliation of his or her disease or injury. Medicine encompasses a vast range of medical practices developed to preserve and restore health through the prevention and cure of illness. This discipline involves the application of the basic principles of medical science as it applies to the human body, mind and spirit and to the medical arts and the medical sciences.
The dictionary copyright symbol used here in the definition of medicine is “M”. For further explanation, just refer back to the definition given above. The heart, the brain, the stomach, the liver, the lungs, the kidneys, the gallbladder, the heart, the brain, the spine, the lymphatic system, the immune system, the hormonal system, the digestive system, the skin, the teeth, the gums, the bones, the joints, the muscles, the nerves, and the sexuality or the erotic power are part of medicine. When one takes all these components of medicine into consideration, one can see that medicine is an all-encompassing field.
Today, there is more awareness about the dangers of taking medicines without proper prescription. There have also been debates and discussions on the impact of some medicines on human health and their cures. Some people even go to the extent of threatening to take medicine to get cured. To avoid such situations, medicine is advocated for use by all people with specialised knowledge on how to cure certain ailments through natural and herbal medicines.