Question by : list of at least 20 different alternative ways to treat illness n disease; DESCRIBE EACH ONE OF THEM..plzz?
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Answer by Philip M
1.)Reiki – energy work. There is no scientific evidence for either the existence of ki or any mechanism for its manipulation, and a systematic review of randomized clinical trials conducted in 2008 did not support the efficacy of reiki or its recommendation for use in the treatment of any condition.
2.)Healing Touch – an energy therapy claimed to promote healing and reduce pain and anxiety. Practitioners of therapeutic touch claim that by placing their hands on, or near, a patient, they are able to detect and manipulate the patient’s putative energy field.
3.)Polarity Therapy – is a holistic alternative medicine health system developed in the 1940s by Randolph Stone.
4.)Traditional Chinese Medicine – includes a range of traditional medical practices originating in China. Although well accepted in the mainstream of medical care throughout East Asia, it is considered an alternative medical system in much of the western world.
5.)Ayurveda – is a system of traditional medicine native to India.
6.)Holistic Health – is a philosophy of medical care that views physical and mental and spiritual aspects of life as closely interconnected and equally important approaches to treatment.
7.)Unani – also called “Unani-tibb”, which is based on the teachings of Hippocrates, Galen, and Avicenna, and the concepts of the four humours: Phlegm (Balgham), Blood (Dam), Yellow bile (Ṣafrā’) and Black bile (Saudā’). As an alternative form of medicine, Unani has found favour in Asia, especially India.
8.)Naturopathy – is an eclectic alternative medical system that focuses on natural remedies and the body’s vital ability to heal and maintain itself.
9.)Chiropractic – is a health care discipline and profession that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine, under the hypothesis that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system.
10.)Herbalism – Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. Herbalism is also known as botanical medicine, medical herbalism, herbal medicine, herbology, and phytotherapy.
11.)Biofeedback – is a non-medical process that involves measuring a subject’s specific and quantifiable bodily functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, sweat gland activity, and muscle tension, conveying the information to the patient in real-time. This raises the patient’s awareness and therefore the possibility of conscious control of those functions.
12.)Hypnotherapy – is therapy that is undertaken with a subject in hypnosis.
13.)Homeopathy – is a form of alternative medicine, first proposed by German physician Samuel Hahnemann in 1796, that treats patients with heavily diluted preparations which are thought to cause effects similar to the symptoms presented.
14.)Acupuncture – is a technique of inserting and manipulating fine filiform needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes.
15.)Home Remedy – A home remedy is a treatment to cure a disease or ailment that employs certain spices, vegetables, or other common items.
16.)Placebo – A placebo is a sham medical intervention. In one common placebo procedure, a patient is given an inert sugar pill, told that it may improve his/her condition, but not told that it is in fact inert. Such an intervention may cause the patient to believe the treatment will change his/her condition; and this belief does indeed sometimes have a therapeutic effect, causing the patient’s condition to improve.
17.)Hippocratic Medicine – Hippocratic medicine was notable for its strict professionalism, discipline and rigorous practice; created by Hippocrates himself although not practiced today, his teachings of medicine set the cornerstone for both modern and alternative medicine.
18.)Vibrational medicine – is based on the premise that human bodies are made up of interconnected fields of energy and that when a human body is not well that it is the result of one or more of these fields of energy being unbalanced and that the re-balancing of these energies will help to re-establish a person’s good health.
19.)Kriya Yoga – The system consists of a number of levels of Pranayama based techniques that are intended to rapidly accelerate spiritual development and engender a profound state of tranquility and God-communion.
20.)Faith healing – a concept that religious belief (“faith”) can bring about healing—either through prayers or rituals that evoke a divine power.
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