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Womens health teachback

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    • Chapter 5: Complimentary Health Practices
      • Elizabeth Lewis
      • Fall 2011
    • What Are Complementary Health Practices?
      • Often referred to as alternative medicine
      • Includes both practitioner-administered and self-care treatments
      • Linked with various remedies
      • Continuing to grow rapidly
    • Complimentary Healing Approaches
      • Herbal Medicine
            • Botanical and herbal medicines
            • Currently researching the safety of commonly used herbs
      • Acupuncture
            • Traditional Chinese medicine
            • Used to attract, disperse, or unblock the flow of qi
            • Use of small needles in various parts of the body
      • Spinal Adjustment
            • Osteopathic and chiropractic practices
      • Bodywork
            • Physical and bodily manipulation and movement
      • Massage
            • Many different types of massage treatment
            • Relaxes the body and releases muscle tension
    • Meditative Practices
      • Meditation
            • “ The intentional paying of attention from moment to moment”
            • Calming, stress release, and spiritual practice
      • Yoga
            • Combination of physical poses and breathing exercises
            • Used for exercise, help with breathing, or spiritual expression
      • T’ai Chi
            • Chinese martial arts
            • Balances the flow of energy
      • Relaxation
            • Progressive relaxation training (PRT)
            • Visualization
    • Continued Practices...
      • Dance and Movement Therapies
            • Pleasure and relaxation
            • May have cultural and spiritual aspects
            • Physical and emotional healing
      • Spiritual Healing
            • Has many different meanings
            • Varies with cultural and beliefs
      • Energy Healing
            • Therapeutic touch
      • Homeopathy
            • Natural based ingredients; plants, animals, minerals
    • Which One Is Right For You?
      • Research through books, online, classes, and talking with others
      • Consult with a health care provider and request a referral
      • Determine personal factors including location, support groups, and type of pain
    • Inspirational Quote
      • “Health is not merely the absence of disease but a state of well-being in which the body, mind, and spirit are balanced”
    • Discussion Question?
      • Do you think people are reluctant to try new forms of medical treatments?
      • Are there any treatments you would be willing to try or not try?