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Therapeutic Touch (Reiki) Summary

Description: Placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured with the intent of spiritual energetic healing.

Also Known As: Reiki; Laying-on-of-Hands; Touch, Therapeutic

Networked: 154 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 40 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Therapeutic Touch is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 15 outcomes 19 studies in 82 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 28 results
  3. Postoperative Pain : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results
  4. Osteoarthritis : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results
  5. Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis) : 2 outcomes in 3 results
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Drugs Related to Therapeutic Touch

  1. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
  2. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
  3. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  4. pregabalin (Lyrica)
  5. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)
  6. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  7. tebufenozide (Mimic)
  8. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  9. Plant Preparations (Preparation, Plant)
  10. Placebos
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Therapies Related to Therapeutic Touch

  1. Massage (Reflexology)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Complementary Therapies (Alternative Medicine)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Hypnosis (Mesmerism)
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