A treatment based on the use of highly diluted substances, which practitioners claim can cause the body to heal itself.
homeopathy
A way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person's muscles and joints.
osteopathy
A system of physical and mental disciplines practiced to attain control of body and mind, tranquillity, etc., esp. a series of postures and breathing exercises.
yoga
An alternative medicine involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion.
reflexology
A technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body—most often by inserting thin needles through the skin.
acupuncture
The inability to obtain an adequate amount or quality of sleep.
insomnia
Injection of a killed microbe in order to stimulate the immune system against the microbe, thereby preventing disease.
vaccination
Any of the pathways in the body along which vital energy flows.
meridians
A small tube-shaped part inside the body below the stomach.
appendix
An illness which causes the parts of the body where bones meet to become painful and often big.
arthritis
A medical condition which makes breathing difficult by causing the air passages to become narrow or blocked.
asthma
A feeling of apprehension and fear, characterized by physical symptoms such as palpitations, sweating, and feelings of stress
anxiety
Extremely tired
worn-out