Statistics for Alternative medicine treatments

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  • This quiz has been taken 260 times
  • The average score is 8 of 18

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HintTreatment% Correct
Traditional Chinese treatment in which needles are inserted into the bodyAcupuncture
95%
Involves the use of water{Hydro}therapy
82%
According to it, sustances causing a disease can also be used to cure it. Steve Jobs used it to treat his pancreatic cancer, rejecting other scientific treatments.{Homeo}pathy
79%
Uses essential oils to improve well-being through smells{Aroma}therapy
76%
Previously sold as a panacea, it is used as a term referring to fake cures or treatments{Snake} oil
66%
Uses quartz, opals and amethysts{Crystal} healing
63%
Manipulates the spine and other joints to improve general health through the nervous systemChiropractic
49%
Introduces the molecule O3 to the body. It can produce paraplegias, pulmonary embolisms and heart attacks{Ozone} therapy
43%
Version of the above that applies pressure instead of needlesAcupressure
38%
Traditional Chinese treatment that applies heated "cups" on the skin{Cupping} Therapy
31%
Maps parts of the body onto 'zones' of the feet, then applying pressure those zones to produce an effect elsewhere{Reflex}ology
29%
Transfers universal energy from the palms of the practitioner to the patient without contactReiki
26%
Umbrella term for many practices promoting "self-healing" and rejecting any "artificial" or "invasive" treatments{Naturo}pathy
24%
Tries to rid the body of unspecified "toxins". This term is also used on evidence-based medicine to refer to other treatments and processesDetoxification
22%
Popularized by Galen, it fell out of favour when germ theory arrived. It used bloodletting as a tool to regulate its four chemical systems: Blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile{Humor}ism
21%
Similar to the above, it focuses on improving blood flowOsteopathy
9%
Based around the use of salt{Halo}therapy
8%
Consumption of urine for health and cosmetic purposesUrophagia
2%

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