comparison of healing systems A Comparative Evaluation of Features of The Three Great Traditional Healing Systems with Western Medicine Unani Ayurveda Chinese WesternPlace & Date of Persia; circa India; circa China; circa 2700 Europe; United States;Origin 980 AD. 2000 BC. BC. late 19th century.Dynamic Ruh (soul; Prana Chi (life energy). Immune system.Elements spirit). (energy).Diseases Humoural Tridoshas. Yin-Yang; Chi. Named pathology.Correlate with imbalance.Basic Cause of Imbalance of Ama the very Systemic Bacteria; virus.Disease humoral death or imbalances; no temperament; "harbinger of overriding Long misery"; the emphasis on one. continued cause of errors of disease. regimen.Basis of Humoural: Tridosha: Four Diagnosis of Based on patientsDiagnosis Blood, Vata, Kapha, Traditional history, physical Phlegm, Pitta. Chinese examination, laboratory Yellow Bile; Medicine. testing. Black Bile.Diagnostic Restore Concept of Achieve balance Specifically namedModels balance to shiva-shakti; of yin-passive pathology. humours, balance in and yang-active organ terms of physiological systems. three using function. the tridosha or three humour system.Chief Differential; Differential; Differential, Differential; namedDiagnostic mizaj or states of questioning, disease.Modality temperament consciousness observation, assessed for aligned with palpation and
each of four each of the listening; Zang humours. three Fu organ humours. syndromes.Diagnostic Observation, Tongue, Tongue, pulse, Urinalysis, X-rays, andTests lifestyle, pulse, urine, abdominal and standard blood tests; pulse, urine, abdominal palpation. sampling organ tissues, feces, and injecting radiopaque abdominal palpation. dyes, diagnostic X-rays; and pneumoencephalography; palpation. angiography. Note: In the US as a whole, about 8.5 billion laboratory diagnostic tests were done in 1996.Pulse Diagnosis Reveals Correlates Direct Speed: fast pulse - slow humoral pulse to the manifestation of pulse. imbalance in tridosha or the circulatory organ system. three energy of the Taken with humours. body; classical three finger Taken by the five phase pulse at radial pulse index finger correspondences. of wrist. More of the Taken on the than 1,000 physician; wrist; about 40% potential qualities of reliable as a sole factors pulse are diagnostic evaluated in described in method by most seconds. terms of TCM several practitioners. animals, snake or leech, frog, sparrow, crow, swan, cock or peacock.Elements of Four: Fire, Five: Fire, Five: Fire, Earth, 22 Basic elements ofNature Air, Water Earth, Water, Metal, Water and chemistry. and Earth. Air and Wood. Ether.Main Dietary Non-alcoholic; Vegetarian. None. High sugar; alcohol, fats;Influences regular drugs. fasting; non- pork.Will & Empower High Personal Not significant.Participation patient to objectivity. determination. make changesof Patient in diet & lifestyle.Deity of Monotheistic; Polytheistic; Atheistic; Monotheistic; AbrahamicSystem Abrahamic Hinduism. Confucianism; God of Islam,
God of Islam, Taoism; Christianity, Judaism. Christianity, Bhuddism Judaism.Primary Diet; herbs; Panj Karma Acupuncture, Chemo-therapy; pharma-Treatment fasting; (detoxi- herbs; cupping; ceutical drugs; surgery. cupping; fication); moxibustion;Modalities purgation; herbs; diet; diet. baths; attars. emetic therapies.Primary Mizan-restore Clear the Tonification. Symptom suppression;Treatment to balance; entire GI kill germs & bacteria. Provoke "The tract;Objective Healing regulate the Crisis." bowels; improve digestion.Instruments Glass cups. Glass cups. Glass cups, Opthalmo-scope,Used acupuncture laryngo-scope, and X-ray; needles. moma-nometer, electrocardio-gram; Chemical tests of body fluids and tissues.Side Effects Overdose of Overdose of Potential for 100,000 die annually herbal herbal acute symptoms from improper substances; substances; from improper medications; severe and rare. rare. needle frequent drug reactions. techniques; overdose of herbal substances; rare.Population WHO Rate out WHO Rate WHO Rate out of WHO Rate out of 93Cancer Rates of 93 out of 93 93 Countries: Countries: 93rd lowest Countries: Countries: 30th lowest. (worst of all). 6thlowest. 6th lowest.Annual Per $9.45 $9.45 $3.96 $1,301.00CapitaHealth Care Source: World Source: Source: World Source: World Bank Bank World Bank BankExpensesCommon Senna pods, Amla; Ginseng, Antibiotics,Medicines black seed, guggula; codonopsis, dang antidepressants, cumin, Bibhitaki; quai, astragalus. corticosteroid.Used ginger. triphala.Chief Non- Non- Obtuse language. Adverse reactions;Complaints regulation of regulation of patient dissatisfaction; practitioners; practitioners; skyrocketing medical lack of lack of costs. clinics. clinics.
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