Alternative medicine

2017-07-27T20:25:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Music therapy, Reiki, Qi, Qigong, Urine therapy, Anma, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Macrobiotic diet, Apitherapy, Bates method, Naturopathy, Bloodletting, Murder for body parts, Esalen Institute, Animal-assisted therapy, Hemi-Sync, Medical uses of silver, Equine-assisted therapy, Forest bathing, Anthroposophic medicine, Tinnitus retraining therapy, Black salve, Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, Terrain theory flashcards Alternative medicine
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  • Music therapy
    Music therapy is the use of interventions to accomplish individual goals within a therapeutic relationship by a professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
  • Reiki
    Reiki (/ˈreɪkiː/) is a form of alternative medicine developed in 1922 by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui.
  • Qi
    In traditional Chinese culture, qì or ch'i (, also known as 기 or ki in Korean culture and ki in Japanese culture) is an active principle forming part of any living thing.
  • Qigong
    Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: "Life Energy Cultivation") is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training.
  • Urine therapy
    In alternative medicine, the term urine therapy or urotherapy, (also urinotherapy or uropathy or auto-urine therapy) refers to various applications of human urine for medicinal or cosmetic purposes, including drinking of one's own urine and massaging one's skin, or gums, with one's own urine.
  • Anma
    Anma (Kanji: 按摩 Hiragana: あんま) refers to both a practice of traditional Japanese massage and to practitioners of that art.
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques
    Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a form of counseling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine including acupuncture, neuro-linguistic programming, energy medicine, and Thought Field Therapy (TFT).
  • Macrobiotic diet
    A macrobiotic diet (or macrobiotics), is a nutritional philosophy focused on eating foods based on a person's health status, climate, seasonality of crops, age, gender, and geography among other considerations.
  • Apitherapy
    Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine that uses honey bee products including honey, pollen, bee bread, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom.
  • Bates method
    The Bates method is an alternative therapy aimed at improving eyesight.
  • Naturopathy
    Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine employing a wide array of "natural" modalities, including homeopathy, herbalism, and acupuncture, as well as diet and lifestyle counseling.
  • Bloodletting
    Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is the withdrawal of blood from a patient to cure or prevent illness and disease.
  • Murder for body parts
    The murder of human beings for their body parts is widely condemned and considered a crime under the law of most countries.
  • Esalen Institute
    The Esalen Institute, commonly just called Esalen, is an American retreat center and intentional community in Big Sur, California which focuses upon humanistic alternative education.
  • Animal-assisted therapy
    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment.
  • Hemi-Sync
    Hemi-Sync is a trademarked brand name for a patented process used to create audio patterns containing binaural beats, which are commercialized in the form of audio CDs.
  • Medical uses of silver
    The medical uses of silver include its incorporation into wound dressings, creams, and as an antibiotic coating on medical devices.
  • Equine-assisted therapy
    Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) encompasses a range of treatments that includes activities with horses and other equines to promote physical, occupational, and emotional growth in persons with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, autism, cerebral palsy, dementia, depression, developmental delay, genetic syndromes (such as Down's syndrome), traumatic brain injuries, behavioral issues, abuse issues, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug and alcohol addiction, and other mental health problems.
  • Forest bathing
    In Japan, a forest bathing trip, called shinrin-yoku (森林浴) in Japanese, or sēnlínyù (森林浴) in Mandarin and sanlimyok (산림욕) in Korean, is a short, leisurely visit to a forest.
  • Anthroposophic medicine
    Anthroposophic medicine (or anthroposophical medicine) is a form of alternative medicine.
  • Tinnitus retraining therapy
    Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is a form of habituation therapy designed to help people who suffer from tinnitus, a ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other sound in the ears when no external sound is present.
  • Black salve
    Black salve, also known by the brand name Cansema, is a dangerous and controversial alternative cancer treatment.
  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
    Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), also known as bioidentical hormone therapy or natural hormone therapy, is a term referring to the use of hormones that are identical on a molecular level with endogenous hormones in hormone replacement therapy.
  • Terrain theory
    The terrain theory is the theory of disease proposed by Antoine Béchamp that a diseased body, the "terrain", will attract germs to come as scavengers of the weakened or poorly defended tissue.