By Karen Lee Fontaine RN MSN

The international of other drugs may be an intimidating and complicated position - there are such a lot of assorted practices all claiming luck for more advantageous future health. Absolute Beginner's advisor to substitute Medicine courses you thru the hype to the guts of other remedy, supporting you find which substitute is correct for you. it truly is an easy-to-follow entire source, overlaying treatments as varied as chinese language drugs, aromatherapy, therapeutic massage, biofeedback, dream research, natural treatments, meditation, Ayuredic drugs, homeopathy, yoga, prayer, and masses more.

Written in easy-to-understand language, this e-book starts with the fundamentals, protecting some great benefits of each one remedy in addition to issues to monitor out for. then you easy methods to discover a certified practitioner, how diagnoses are made in every one box, and what remedies paintings top for which illnesses. the writer additionally spells out how quite a few treatments are utilized in conjunction with conventional Western clinical therapy in complementary medication. locate the easiest replacement treatment on your way of life and healthiness wishes with Absolute Beginner's consultant to replacement Medicine!

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1 Elements, Systems, and Organs of the Five Phases Element System Yin Organ Yang Organ Wood Toxin processing Liver Gallbladder Fire Circulation of blood, hormones, and food Heart Small Intestine Earth Digestion Spleen & Pancreas Stomach Metal Respiration and Elimination Lungs Large Intestine Water Elimination Kidneys Bladder The Five Seasons: Balanced on the Outside Just as the internal world of systems and organs is linked to the Five Phases, so too is the external world, specifically, the seasons and points of the compass.

CHAPTER 1 WHAT IS ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE ALL ABOUT? 15 The Absolute Minimum ■ Western healthcare consumers, finding traditional therapies ineffective, unfriendly, and overly concerned with symptoms and not causes, have turned to alternative therapies in ever-increasing numbers—almost 50% of Americans in recent years. ■ Most alternative therapies focus on releasing the healing powers within the body, rather than creating healing through the application of outside forces like surgery, technology, or pharmaceuticals.

They are usually thought of as funnels of perpetually rotating energy and are considered the gateways through which energy enters and leaves the body. Each chakra in the body is recognized as a focal point of life force relating to physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of people and they are the network through which the body, mind, and spirit interact as one holistic system. 1 illustrates the sites of the chakras in the body. CHAPTER 2 HOW DOES ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE WORK? 1 The chakras and the auric field illustrated.

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