Home > Alternative Medicine > What is Integrative Medicine? Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Nov 23, 2010 by dreliaz, Views: 3323 In this segment, Dr. Eliaz explains the defining characteristics of true integrative medicine, in which treatments are synergized to create a whole protocol that is greater than its parts. This can include a combination of conventional drugs, exercise, supplements, and nutrition—but it is also the merging of analytical conceptual thinking with a limitless "non-conceptual" open-mindedness. A balance of the two paves the way to true healing.