Thursday, 23 February 2012

Defining Mind-Body Medicine

Almost a buzz word, I wanted to get back to what the phrase  "mind-body medicine" actually meant ...

The University of Maryland Medical Center has a really good definition:
"Mind-body medicine uses the power of thoughts and emotions to influence physical health. As Hippocrates once wrote, "The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well." This is mind-body medicine in a nutshell."
(Read the full article here - goes on to talk about interesting history and techniques)

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