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Week one. Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Basics August 7, 2014. Welcome to CAM Basics!. Materials. Other Resources. Any note-taking materials you would like to use. National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine’s Backgrounder – Whole Medical Review: An Overview

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week one
Week one

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Basics

August 7, 2014

welcome to cam basics
Welcome to CAM Basics!

Materials

Other Resources

  • Any note-taking materials you would like to use.
  • National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine’s Backgrounder – Whole Medical Review: An Overview
    • Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • Acupuncture
    • Chinese MateriaMedica
    • Ayurvedic Medicine
    • Naturopathy
    • Homeopathy
what is cam
What is CAM?
  • Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
  • Wellness
    • More than the prevention of disease
    • Focus on inner resources
    • Balance of internal resources and external environment
    • Relies on individual abilities to get well and stay healthy
  • Self-Healing Energy
    • Skin heals when cut
    • Self-healing is all healing
    • Why do we get sick?
    • Disruption of internal balance cause illness
    • Symptoms are our bodies trying to heal
whole medical systems an overview
Whole Medical Systems: An Overview
  • Different cultures have different medical systems
  • Eastern whole medical systems
    • Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Western whole medical systems
    • Homeopathy
    • Naturopathy
  • Other Medical Systems
    • Native American
    • African
    • Middle Eastern
    • Tibetan
    • Central & South America
traditional chinese medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Dates back to 200 B.C.
  • Yin Yang
  • Health is a balanced state
  • Disease is an imbalanced state
  • Practitioners
    • Herbs, acupuncture, & massage
  • Chinese MateriaMedica or acupuncture
    • Used alone
    • Used together
    • In combination with other modalities
acupuncture
Acupuncture
  • Widely practiced
  • Relieves and prevents pain
  • Used for various other health conditions
    • Nausea/vomiting
    • Dental pain
    • Other pain disorders
    • Paralysis and numbness
    • Movement disorders
    • Depression
    • Insomnia
    • Breathlessness
    • Asthma
  • Cannot explain why it works
  • Electromagnetic signals
chinese materia medica
Chinese MateriaMedica
  • What is Chinese MateriaMedica?
    • Reference book
  • Herbs
    • Dozens of bioactive compounds
    • Many factors impact the concentration
    • Standardization can be difficult
    • Adjusted to individual
    • Studies have taken place to discover how effective herbs are and what their effects may be.
ayurvedic medicine
Ayurvedic Medicine
  • “The science of life”
  • Natural healing system
  • Developed in India
  • Equal emphasis on body, mind, and spirit
  • Strive for innate harmony
  • Treatments for various diseases
  • Clinical trials fall short
western whole medical systems
Western Whole Medical Systems

Naturopathy

Homeopathy

  • System of healing that views disease as a manifestation of alterations in the processes by which the body naturally heals itself
  • Health restoration
  • Disease treatment
  • “Nature disease”
  • AKA Naturopathic Medicine
  • Practiced throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and U.S.
  • Six Principles
  • Complete system of medical theory and practice
  • Founded by Samuel Christian Hahnemann
  • “Principle of similars”
  • Treat patients using a drug that mimics patients symptoms
  • All aspects of a health status need to be examined
    • Emotional and mental states, and tiny idiosyncratic characteristics
references
References
  • Micozzi, M. (2011). Fundamentals of complementary and alternative medicine. (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.
  • NCCAM. (2007). Whole medical systems: An overview. Backgrounder.

Disclaimer: The statements made are for informational purposes only. Any information used within this class is not to be used in place of a doctor. Please consult your doctor for any questions regarding the information received in these classes.

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