Alternative medicine by Hiroshi Sakagami (editor)

By Hiroshi Sakagami (editor)

Substitute medication is famous as scientific items and practices that don't belong to the normal cares taken via doctors, medical professionals of osteopathy and allied well-being execs. It has built right into a multitude of clinical items and practices that considerably enhance the physique situation and exhibit disorder prevention activities. The content material of this e-book doesn't hide all parts of different drugs, yet offers the reader with insights into chosen points of confirmed and new treatments. It involves 12 chapters which are separated into four elements: (1) old and Cultural notion, (2) Compositional research, (3) healing strength, and (4) motion Mechanism and destiny course, written by means of international specialists who're reviewing their unique and others' learn. The booklet can be beneficial to scholars, clinicians, lecturers and researchers who've curiosity in advances in substitute drugs.

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Qigong practice emphasizes the attention on breath‐ ing and a relaxation of mind. Through attaining a peaceful mind in the practice, a balance of qi, and thus health, can be restored. 3. History of qigong development as alternative medicine in Hong Kong In Hong Kong, the practice of “active gong” – tai chi – is more easily visible than the practice of “quiet gong” – qigong. However, this does not necessarily indicate there are more tai chi followers than qigong followers. As the practice of tai chi requires more space than the prac‐ tice of qigong, the practice of tai chi often takes place in outdoor areas such as parks.

The biomedical institution thus constructed the disease perceptions of the participants. From the participants’ viewpoints, the diseases in this cluster were infectious and contagious. Cluster 3 This cluster consisted the diseases and symptoms of the upper and lower respiratory sys‐ tem, which were perceived as common for anyone to suffer. Again, the specialty classifica‐ The Cultural Perceptions, Folk Taxonomies and the Relationship with Alternative Medicine Practices Among... 5772/53281 tion in Hong Kong’s biomedicine played a role in influencing participants’ perceptions in this group of diseases, as some participants indicated that most of the diseases in this cluster were under the specialty of otorhinolaryngology [11].

Medical anthropologists have shown that the application of values to types of illness has an important influence upon the decisions people make in responding to particular episodes of sickness” [2]. Hong Kong is a medical pluralistic society. Alongside the mainstream medical system of bi‐ omedicine, other alternative medical systems such as traditional Chinese medicine, qigong (氣功) and tai chi (太極) co-exist. Many personal, social, and cultural forces intertwine to‐ gether in influencing people’s choice of remedy.

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