Cultural Views

We as American’s take out Healthcare system for granted.   When an individual gets sick we automatically think we can go the hospital or doctors office.   America itself has much different kind of cultures and races, and each one believes in something differently.   The question is does the healthcare provider have an idea what is accepted or not through the different cultures?
It is good to not make a generalization of the different cultures towards the patients.   The Buddhists have been known to believe in the good health which comes from the equilibrium.   Some of the people call this either chi or yi and yang each one of them goes towards the balance of the body.   There should be no toxins that goes into the body such as; tobacco, alcohol or drugs of any kind.   It has been known that mean can also be a form of toxin that goes into the body.   This process can put the balance off which then can lead to illnesses.   Vegetarians can have a lack of B12 in their body so there should be more vegetable.   With these cultures there’s really no nutrition plan that can put into place to make them healthier.  
Part of being culturally competent health care professional is being careful not to make any kind of judgment on the patients, (ElGindy, 2005).   The Buddhists have been known to use the natural healings such as; herbal teas and whatever kind of medications.   The Buddhists also try to concentrate on not suffering as much and keeping a focus on both the mind and body when their going through an illness or some kind of injury.     The Australia and the Aborigines towards the indigenous people there illness came from the supernatural form.   It was stated by Shahid, Finn, Bessarab and Thompson (2009), that “effects of the Aborigines have been diagnosed with cancer or another life threatning illness.   When this happens the individual was cursed by some sort of black magic which leads to doing something wrong.   The Aborigines have also been known to either hide from their...