Careers in Iridology

By: CarolAnn Bailey-Lloyd

From all the unique occupations today, careers in iridology are by far one of the most inventive and intriguing diagnostic fields in alternative medicine. Professional iridologists study the iris for certain characteristics, patterns or colorations to determine a client's health constitution. These holistic practitioners believe that there is a direct correlation between these identifying markers and health that may be indicative of dis-ease or other disorders.

make careful observations of the iris by using special cameras to take photos of the iris. By comparing the image of the iris with a comprehensive iris chart, those who are employed in careers in iridology believe that the eyes are windows to the body's physical constitution, and can identify which parts or organ systems of the body may be affected.

Individuals who have are often cross-trained in herbal medicine and/or holistic nutrition. Reason being that if and when health issues are discovered, they are better equipped to address these health problems by providing holistic nutrition consultations and recommendations (such as vitamin, herbal, or mineral supplements).

Though iridology is not regulated or licensed by any governmental organization in Canada or the United States, there are various educational institutions that provide certification programs for those seriously interested in achieving careers in iridology, or for established holistic practitioners who may wish to expand existing healthcare services. Additionally, a number of naturopathic and holistic medicine schools offer iridology as part of the overall curriculum.

If you (or someone you know) are interested in learning more about these or other alternative healing occupations, let professional training within fast-growing industries like massage therapy, naturopathy, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, Reiki, and others get you started! Explore near you.

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