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050 - Alternate Medicines

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1. Treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin:
A Acupressure
B Acupuncture
C Shiatsu
D Reflexology

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Acupuncture is a Chinese technique of placing very thin needles in various pressure points (called acupoints) throughout the body. Stimulating these points is believed to promote the body's natural healing capabilities and enhance its function.
Correct Answer: B
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2. A system for treating disease based on the administration of minute doses of a drug that, in massive amounts produces symptoms in healthy individuals similar to those of the disease itself:
A Allopathy
B Osteopathy
C Homeopathy
D Naturopathy

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Homeopathy works on the principle that if highly diluted doses of a substance that can cause fever for e.g. in a healthy person is given to a patient, then it stimulates the body to work at the cause of the fever.
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3. A form of therapy in which the practitioner is believed to channel energy into the patient in order to encourage healing or restore wellbeing:
A Tai Chi
B Reiki
C Shiatsu
D Chiropractic

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Reiki is a Japanese technique based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
Correct Answer: B
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4. A method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure:
A Chiropractic
B Reiki
C Chelation
D Osteopathy

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Chiropractic works on the theory that many ailments are caused by vertebrae impinging on spinal nerves and so by correcting this, normal brain and nerve transmission are restored and the body is able to resume its innate ability to recover from illness.
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5. The practice of stimulating points on the feet, hands and ears to improve health or give a beneficial effect on some other parts of the body:
A Acupuncture
B Reflexology
C Naturopathy
D Reiki

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Reflexology is based on the belief that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head that are connected to every part of the body.
Correct Answer: B
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