SCI 201 Alternative Medical Systems Chart

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Alternative Medical Systems Chart SCI/201 Version 3 1 University of Phoenix Material Alternative Medical Systems Chart System Description Key Principles Types of Treatments Differences Compared to Conventional Medicine Ayurveda Traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and practiced in other parts of the world Three fundamental elements doshas, dhatus and malas form the basic structure of a human body. Divided into preventive measures and curative treatment Ayurveda’s purpose is to maintain health, Prevent illness and conventional medicine’s purpose is to cure immediate illness Traditional Chinese Medicine Includes a range of traditional medicine practices originating in China - The body is a dynamic energy system. -the purpose is to maintain and/or restore harmony in the body and the balance of the two types of energy Acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage and the practice of Qigong. TCM
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