What 4 elements are included in the "New Perspective on the Health of Canadians"?
1. Human Biology
4. Health Care Organizations
Stress Management Techniques
- deep breathing
- progressive relaxation
- guided imagery
What are the 3 Life Domains?
Allopathic or Holistic: focuses on experience, causes and patterns based on individuals experiences
What are the signs of stress overload?
- experiencing physical symptoms
- having frequent illness
- self medicating
- concentration problems
- irritable, anxious or apathetic
- working or studying longer or harder
- exaggerating the importance of what you do
- becoming accident-prone
- breaking rules
- going to extremes
When did Pharmaceuticals and Surgery start becoming more popular?
Late 1800's - Present
What are two of the fastest growing modalities today?
Acupuncture and TCM
What is another term for western/traditional medicine?
Chronic effects of stress?
- immune sysstem is suppressed
- upset stomach function
- mouth ulcers or cold sores
- skin problems, eczema or psoriasis
- coritsol can increase appetite, weight gain
- menstrual irregularities
- muscular twitches
Allopathic or Holistic: Degenerative Issues
What two M words was our nation's health status based on?
Morbidity & Mortality
What are some other terms for Holistic Wellness?
What are the 4 aspects of self in the First Nations Medicine Wheel?
Traditional Chinese Medicine
What Holistic medicine is the "Pulse and Tongue Analysis" a part of?
Acute effects of Stress?
DABB M H
- breathing quickens
- digestive system slows down
- brain becomes more alert
- HR increases
- adrenal glands produce more stress hormone
- muscles tense
True or False: Regulation is there to protect the professional
False, it is to protect the public.
Who discovered the Acupressure modality, and how long ago?
The Chinese, 5000 years ago.
What does physical activity reduce the risk of?
2. Heart Disease
4. Predisposed genetic factors
Allopathic or Holistic: focuses on measurements, symptoms based on population norms
In what century, did we move away from whole body or organism thought into individual organs?
Which modality of Holistic Medicine incorporates many of the others together?
Regulations Health Professions Act
What type of Holistic medicine is based on the view that humanity is part of a larger creation, and that we are all subject to the same laws that govern nature?
Definition: Health & Wellness
not merely the absence of disease or infirmity but a state of complete physical, mental and social well being.
What happens in the Resistance Stage of GAS?
- stressor continues
- body uses internal resources to try to deal
- very difficult to do long term
eg., dealing with long term problems, sick parent, issues with children, etc
The World is made up of what 4 things?
What form can a Herb be in?
Allopathic or Holistic: Chronic Stress & Lifestyle Disorders
What theory or practice are Bernard & Beschamp responsible for?