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Free NCLEX review for the Complete Idiot. Complementary & Alternative Modalities. CA LVN LPN. Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Energetic Modality, St. John's Wort, Capsaicin, Feverfew, Ginsing, Ginger, Hydrotherapy.

Different types of therapies/modalities. Alternative therapies/modalities. Alternative meds.Complementary & Alternative Modalities. CA LVN LPN NCLEX Nursing. Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Energetic Modality, St. John's Wort, Capsaicin, Feverfew, Ginsing, Ginger, Hydrotherapy.
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Alternative Modality.
This means "Unconventional therapy":
Complementary Modality.
This type of therapy means "Added to a conventional therapy."
Homeopathy
This type of therapy treats the disease with minute doses of a remedy that, if given in massive doses to healthy persons, would produce effects like those of the disease. "Like cures like.":
Naturopathy
This therapy uses nutrition, herbs, and Hydrotherapy:
ayurvedic
This term is used when it is thought that "Illness is a result of falling out of balance w/nature.":
Chiropractic
In this type of treatment it is thought that illness is a result of nerve dysfunction:
Energetic modality
Examples of this treatment are: Biofeedback, Healing/Therapeutic Touch, magnets, Polarity Therapy, Reiki, & Spiritual Healing:
St. John's Wort
This substance is used to trt depression:
Capsaicin
This substance is used to trt pain associated w/a variety of disorders:
Feverfew
This substance is used to trt migraine headaches, inflammation, and menstrual problems:
Allopathy
This is the term for 'Traditional Western Medicine':
Chamomile
This substance is used to trt anxiety:
Ginger
This substance is used to trt nausea:
These are examples of 'Mind-Body Therapy':
Music therapy, Yoga.
Hydrotherapy
This therapy is categorized as a 'Misc. Therapy':
Ginsing
This substance can lower blood glucose and can interfere w/warfarin & coumadin.
Echinacea
This substance has been shown in some studies to be potentially effective against colds & viruses.
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