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chapter 1 (therapy)

alternate therapies

TERMDEFINITION
ACUPRESSURE (SHIATSU) PRESSURE APPLIED TO SPECIFIC PRESSURE POINTS OF THE BODY, STIMULATING AND REGULATING THE FLOW OF ENERGY. (USED TO TREAT MUSCULAR, JOINT PAIN, DEPRESSION, DIGESTIVE PROB. AND RESPIRATORY DISORDERS)
ACUPUNCTURE INVOLVES THE INSERTION OF THIN NEEDLES INTO SPECIFIC POINTS IN THE BODY TO STIMULATE AND BALANCE THE FLOW OF ENERGY. (ANCIENT CHINESE)
ANTIOXIDANTS (FREE RADICALS) NUTRITIONAL THERAPY USING ANTIOXIDANTS TO PREVENT OR INHIBIT OXIDATION AND NEUTRALIZE FREE RADICALS (I.E VITAMINS A,C,AND E, AND SELENIUM)
AROMATHERAPY THERAPEUTIC USE OF FRAGRANCES TO ALTER MOOD AND RESTORE THE BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT.
BIOFEEDBACK RELAXATION THERAPY THAT USES MONITORING DEVICES TO PROVIDE A PATIENT WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIS/HER REACTION TO STRESS BY SHOWING THE EFFECT OF STRESS ON HEART RATE, RESPIRATIONS, BLOOD PRESSURE, MUSCLE TENSION, AND SKIN TEMP.
HEALING TOUCH (REIKI) HEALING ART; HAND PRESSURE IS APPLIED TO THE BODY'S CHAKRAS TO HARNESS AND BALANCE THE LIFE ENERGY FORCE, HELP CLEAR BLOCKAGES, AND STIMULATE HEALING AFTER CENTERING FOCUS.
HERBAL OR BOTANICAL MEDICINE USES HERBAL MEDICINES BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT HERBS AND PLANT EXTRACTS CONTAIN COMPOUNDS THAT ALTER BLOOD CHEMISTRY, REMOVE IMPURITIES, STRENGTHEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, AND PROTECT AGAINST DISEASE.
HOMEOPATHY USES VERY MINUTE, DILUTED DOSES OF DRUGS MADE FROM NATURAL SUBSTANCES TO PRODUCE SYMPTOMS OF THE DISEASE BEING TREATED.
HYDROTHERAPY USES WATER IN ANY FORM, INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY, FOR HEALING PURPOSES (I.E WATER AEROBICS, MASSAGE, SOAKING IN WATER, AND STEAM VAPORS)
HYPNOTHERAPY (HYPNOSIS) TECHNIQUE USED TO INDUCE A TRANCE-LIKE STATE SO A PERSON IS MORE RECEPTIVE TO SUGGESTION.
IMAGERY TECHNIQUE OF USING IMAGINATION AND AS MANY SENSES AS POSSIBLE TO VISUALIZE A PLEASANT AND SOOTHING IMAGE; DECRESING TENSION, ANXIETY, AND ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY.
IONIZATION THERAPY AIR IONIZERS ARE USED TO PRODUCE NEGATIVELY CHARGED AIR PARTICLES OR IONS; USED TO TREAT COMMON RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
MACROBIOTIC DIET MEANING LONG LIFE; A NUTRITION THERAPY BASED ON THE CONCEPT OF THE YIN AND YANG BALANCE. LOW-FAT, LOW-CHOLESTEROL, AND HIGH-FIBER DIET.
MEDITATION THERAPY THAT TEACHES BREATHING AND MUSCLE RELAXATION TECHNIQUES TO QUIET THE MIND BY FOCUSING ATTENTION ON OBTAINING A SENSE OF ONENESS WITHIN ONESELF.
PET THERAPY USES PETS, SUCH AS DOGS, CATS, AND BIRDS, TO ENHANCE HEALTH AND STIMULATE AN INTEREST IN LIFE; HELPS INDIVIDUALS OVERCOME PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS, DECREASE DEPRESSION,ETC.
PHYTOCHEMICALS NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT RECOMMENDS FOODS CONTAINING PHYTOCHEMICALS WITH THE BELIEF THAT THE CHEMICALS HELP PREVENT DISEASE.
PLAY THERAPY USES TOYS TO ALLOW CHILDREN TO LEARN ABOUT SITUATIONS, SHARE EXPERIENCES, AND EXPRESS THEIR EMOTIONS.
POSITIVE THOUGHT THERAPY THAT INVOLVES DEVELOPING SELF AWARENESS, SELF-ESTEEM, AND LOVE FOR ONESELF TO ALLOW THE BODY TO HEAL ITSELF AND ELIMINATE DISEASE.
REFLEXOLOGY ANCIENT HEALING ART BASED ON THE CONCEPT THAT THE BODY IS DIVIDED INTO 10 EQUAL ZONES THAT RUN FROM THE HEAD TO THE TOES.
SPIRITUAL THERAPIES USES PRAYER, MEDITATION, SELF EVALUATION, AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL TO USE THE POWERS WITHIN TO INCREASE THE SENSE OF WELL-BEING AND PROMOTE HEALING.
TAI CHI USES A SERIES OF SLOW, GRACEFUL, AND PRECISE BODY MOVEMENTS COMBINED WITH BREATHING TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE ENERGY FLOW WITHIN THE BODY.
THERAPUETIC MASSAGE USES KNEADING, GLIDING, FRICTION, TAPPING, AND VIBRATING MOTIONS BY THE HANDS TO INCREASE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD AND LYMPH.
THERAPUETIC TOUCH THE PRACTITIONER ASSESSES ALTERATIONS OR CHANGES IN A PATIENTS ENERGY FIELDS.
YOGA USES CONCENTRATION, SPECIFIC POSITIONS, AND ANCIENT RITUAL MOVEMENTS TO MAINTAIN THE BALANCE OF FLOW OF LIFE ENERGY.
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