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Reiki Research

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Reiki and Breast Cancer

Reiki and Breast Cancer

Reiki and Breast Cancer A breast cancer diagnosis is one of the most difficult situations someone can face. The pain, stress and trauma involved are unparalleled, and patients dealing with this condition need all of the comfort and support they can get. Recently, many breast cancer patients have become interested in the idea of using Reiki to help with the symptoms of this condition, the side effects of cancer treatment and the stress that accompanies breast cancer. In fact, researchers have even conducted studies to identify and evaluate the effects of Reiki on patients with breast cancer....

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Reiki and Heart Disease

Reiki and Heart Disease

Cardiovascular diseases are currently the number one cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Approximately 17.5 million people died from these illnesses just in 2012, and the number continues to increase with each passing year. Because of the severity of these diseases, it is important for anyone who is at risk of heart disease or has already been diagnosed with heart disease to do what they can to improve the health of the cardiovascular system. For people interested in natural, non-invasive treatment options, Reiki has proven to be a valuable tool. Why is...

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Can Reiki Stop Migraines?

Can Reiki Stop Migraines?

Although most common in women, migraine headaches can affect people of any age, gender or background. They are often debilitating, causing the sufferer to be unable to go to work, take care of his or her daily responsibilities or even get out of bed during the attack. Although many different treatments exist for migraines, complete cures of this condition are rare. However, many migraine sufferers have reported an improvement of symptoms through Reiki. Understanding Migraines Migraine attacks are typically characterized by extreme throbbing or pulsating pain in the head, usually concentrated...

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Is Reiki Effective for Diabetes

Is Reiki Effective for Diabetes

Diabetes is a common but serious illness that affects millions of people throughout the world. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, approximately 422 million people on the planet were suffering from diabetes in 2014, and the number is increasing every year. A number of treatments exist for diabetes, but the condition continues to cause problems for people everywhere, often worsening over time. Fortunately, recent research has shown that Reiki may be beneficial to individuals struggling this condition. What is Diabetes?  Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the pancreas...

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How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients

How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients

How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients Reiki, a stress reduction and relaxation technique, has become a subject of curiosity for cancer patients everywhere. Studies and anecdotal evidence has shown that, in addition to promoting relaxation among patients, Reiki can also be used to encourage healing and provide other benefits. In fact, some studies have even explored the effect of Reiki on patients who are undergoing cancer treatment concurrently. These studies have found that, although Reiki is not a substitute for other cancer treatments, it may enhance these treatments and offer a number of...

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Reiki and Physics

Reiki and Physics

Has Physics Caught Up With Reiki? In October 1927, the world became a more magical place. The greatest living mathematicians and physicists had gathered in Belgium for the fifth Solvay Conference. It was here that Einstein, unimpressed with Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, famously said: “God does not play dice.” The world was meant to adhere to rules and mechanisms. But it was at this conference, also, that after days of careful discussion, the preeminent minds in their respective fields announced that the universe is not a machine after all. Few saw it at the time, but a shift had...

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Reiki in the Clinical Setting

Reiki in the Clinical Setting

Reiki in the Clinical Setting is On The Rise Reiki is increasingly finding its way into institutional settings, from hospitals to hospices, and the push appears to be coming from patients as well as clinical practitioners. “More and more, patients are requesting care beyond what most consider to be traditional health services, and hospitals are responding to the needs of the communities they serve by offering these therapies,” according to researcher Sita Ananth of Health Forum, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA). “And hospitals are responding to the...

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Reiki Research – Reiki and ACS

Reiki Research – Reiki and ACS

Physiologic Effect of Relaxation Therapies on Autonomic Tone Early After Acute Coronary Syndromes. Author: Rachel Summer Claire Friedman, Yale University Conclusion of study: Reiki increases vagal activity and decreases anxiety in patients after ACS. Whether longer-term use of this therapy can improve outcomes requires further study. Click here to read the...

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