Alternative medicine by Hiroshi Sakagami (editor)

By Hiroshi Sakagami (editor)

Substitute medication is well-known as scientific items and practices that don't belong to the normal cares taken by means of doctors, medical professionals of osteopathy and allied health and wellbeing pros. It has constructed right into a multitude of clinical items and practices that considerably increase the physique situation and convey illness prevention activities. The content material of this e-book doesn't disguise all parts of other medication, yet offers the reader with insights into chosen elements of verified and new treatments. It contains 12 chapters which are separated into four elements: (1) old and Cultural conception, (2) Compositional research, (3) healing capability, and (4) motion Mechanism and destiny path, written by way of global specialists who're reviewing their unique and others' learn. The booklet may be worthy to scholars, clinicians, academics and researchers who've curiosity in advances in replacement medications.

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By Hiroshi Sakagami (editor)

Substitute medication is well-known as scientific items and practices that don't belong to the normal cares taken by means of doctors, medical professionals of osteopathy and allied health and wellbeing pros. It has constructed right into a multitude of clinical items and practices that considerably increase the physique situation and convey illness prevention activities. The content material of this e-book doesn't disguise all parts of other medication, yet offers the reader with insights into chosen elements of verified and new treatments. It contains 12 chapters which are separated into four elements: (1) old and Cultural conception, (2) Compositional research, (3) healing capability, and (4) motion Mechanism and destiny path, written by way of global specialists who're reviewing their unique and others' learn. The booklet may be worthy to scholars, clinicians, academics and researchers who've curiosity in advances in replacement medications.

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In the practice of qigong, it is believed that failure to control emotions or to ex‐ press them in an inappropriate manner can be harmful to one’s health. As one female in‐ formant who has recovered from cancer stated: In the past, I often felt unhappy and got angry easily. I was often annoyed with the staff. As I could not scold them, so I lost my temper to my family instead… Perhaps I expected too much on the job, so it exerted a lot of pressure on myself… I think these negative emotions accumulated to cause the disease.

In contrast, TJM diagnoses, particularly those based on the Koho school, involve selecting an appropriate prescription; each prescription corresponds to specific symptoms associated with the constituents of herbal drugs. The most characteristic feature of TJM is that diagno‐ sis is directly linked to selection of a prescription. The differences between TJM and TCM became especially pronounced during the Edo era in the 17th–19th centuries. Indeed, impor‐ tant diagnostic concepts often have different meanings in TJM and TCM.

Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture: An Exploration of the Borderland between Anthropology, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Berkeley, CA: Univer‐ sity of California Press; 1980. M. The Use of Qigong and Tai Chi as Complementary and Alternative Medi‐ cine (CAM) among Chronically Ill Patients in Hong Kong. In: Bhattacharya A. (ed). A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy. Rijeka: InTech; 2012. 175-192. The Cultural Perceptions, Folk Taxonomies and the Relationship with Alternative Medicine Practices Among...

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